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Mishpacha and Me

Jewish Experiences for Young Children & Families

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Celebrate Judaism with us through creative family activities all over town. This program is specifically designed for Jewish families with children ages 0-5 and is open to the community, members and the public.

Ongoing Programs

Join us for our weekly Open Gym or Tot Shabbat. 

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Upcoming Events  

Interactive Safari Seder*
Saturday, Apr 20 | 4:00 PM–6:00 PM 
At the Merfish Teen Center | 9000 S. Rice
Join us on a Safari as we go on a search for the meaning of Passover. Please meet us in the roaring Merfish at 4:00 PM where we will grab our bags, binoculars, and individual “haggadahs.” We will begin our exodus from Egypt through interactive stations starting at 4:15 PM. After completing all the stations and crossing the Red Sea obstacle course, we will come together at 5:00 PM for dinner. Volunteers needed!

This is for Mishpacha & Me and Mishpacha NEXT families (most appropriate for children under 10). ***Please note: This is not a traditional 2nd Night Seder experience. It’s going to be wild!***

Tickets: 0-18 mo. FREE | 18 mo. and up $7 | Adult $15 - Tickets include dinner

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Search for the Afikomen

Sunday, Apr 21 | 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Ware Family Park | 800 Jacquet Drive
Join us for a fun morning together at the park as we go on a search for the Afikomen. Free and open to the community.

Grandparents and Special Friends Character Breakfast with PJ Library
Sunday, May 5 | 9:30 AM 
Join PJ Library and Mishpacha & Me for a wonderful morning! Meet a Disney Princess and a favorite PJ Mask Character, enjoy a delicious waffle bar for breakfast, listen to a PJ Library story and take pictures with the characters! Grandparents and special friends are invited to bring their guests ages 6 and under!

$8 Adult | $5 Child
Online registration coming soon!

Family Shabbat Happy Hour in the J Lobby
Second Fridays | 5:00 PM | May 10
Join other families and welcome Shabbat with blessings, songs and snacks.

NEW! Parent's Nest
Monday, May 13 | 9:30 AM
Address will be sent upon RSVP
Calling all new parents! We are excited to announce our new program geared towards parents with infants (0 mos – 1yr) who are looking for a way to connect (emotionally and Jewishly), share their experiences, and ask questions with professionals. Please come as you are, enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee, and light breakfast!

We are excited to welcome Patricia Jones, C.N.M to our 1st Nest meeting to lead our discussion on postpartum wellness and answer any questions you may have. Kindly RSVP to Mari Katz O’Leary at Moleary@erjcchouston.org



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For more information about Mishpacha & Me, please contact Mari O'Leary at moleary@erjcchouston.org or 832.408.3519.

 

Funded in Part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston