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June 3, 2020 |

Event Calendar

JCC Virtual Connections/Updates

Remember: The J is where your heart is

Adapting to our new realities, in the days ahead, staff and dedicated volunteers have developed virtual resources and engagement opportunities bringing our connections beyond our walls. Stay tuned for more updates and please contact us with ideas or suggestions for what kinds of virtual content you and your family would most like to experience.

Our Virtual JCC!

Family Support

Interactive Zoom  - Dealing with Summer Stressors for Families During the Summer of Covid-19, Thursday, June 11th at 8:00 pm with Dr. Miriam Aframe, a Child Clinical Psychologist and PJ Library Mom.

Click here for more information.

Summer Camp

Click here for our camp update as of May 31, 2020.



- Figure 8 Drill with Bob

- Trick Shot Tuesday with Bob

 - Live with Coach Mikayla - Dribbling Tips

 - Teen Workout at Home Flyer

 - Jr. NBA Basketball Newsletter

 - Mikayla Layup Shot Instruction

-  Woof Wednesday with Mikayla! - Pivot Lesson

-  Thankful Thursday with Mikayla and 3 Levels of Dribbling

Baseball Tips/Practice at Home:

https://youtu.be/7JSMEOv4dXQ A clear and nice video on the steps of a swing

https://youtu.be/pRjscfWpdMw Youth hitting drills

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aO9KtcUQCo Throwing tips

Health and Fitness

 - At Home Exercise for Seniors

 - Mindfulness, Meditation and Stress

 - JCC Walking Club for Fitness/Sanity

 - Les Mills Free Workouts

 - Les Mills Discounted Monthly Online Membership - Free trial for 60 days then pay $9.99/month (regularly $12.99)* - discount will be applied at the end of the 60 day trial period.

-  NirVana Fitness Class - Pilates / Yoga / Rhythmic Breathing

-  Chair Cardio Exercise

-  Active Isolated Stretching with Elaine

-  Beginner Interval Exercise with Slavka

-  Advanced Interval Exercise with Slavka

Join Caryn Beth for CBLfit@home! Below are links to three 30-minute classes, each complete with a variety of cardio, strength, core and dynamic stretch movements. Bring along two peanut butter jars, soup cans or filled water bottles for weights, or use only body weight. The most important part of each workout is your breath. More to come soon. Best wishes for good health and safety. 

Early Childhood

 - Children Story Time Stories brought to you by Boston Symphony Orchestra and WBUR's Child Round

-  Ms. Hanan reads Dr. Seuss

-  Lauren reads There Was an Old Lady that Swallowed a Shell

School Age Children

Free online resources for exploratory learning, physical activity, mindfulness and more.

  *   Playworks Online Game Library<https://www.playworks.org/game-library/>

  *   GoNoodle Library<https://family.gonoodle.com/> – Movement and mindfulness videos

  *   Yoga Ed Youtube Channel<https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZkbiujyDoXqoPPr5D74I7A/videos> – Yoga for Children

  *   Alo Yoga Youtube Channel<https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJEi1foUiGObzzQM3QA2H5A/search?query=kids> – Yoga for Children

  *   OMTastic Yoga<https://www.omtastic-yoga.com/free-resources/> – Free Yoga Resources for Children and Families

  *   Imagination Tree Blog<https://theimaginationtree.com/> – Resources and Activities for Fun at Home

  *   Scholastic Learn at Home<https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html>: Day to Day Projects to Keep Kids Growing

  *   PBS Kids Learn and Grow<https://www.pbs.org/parents/learn-grow>: Age by Age Tips & Activities for Social Emotional Learning, Literacy, Arts and More!

  *   Second Step Summer Reading List<https://www.cfchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/resources/activities/ssp-reading-guide.pdf>

  *   Science with a Side of Awesome<https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids> – Crash Course Kids YouTube

  *   NatGeo Kids National Geographic<https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/>

  *   Time Activities for Kids at Home During School Closures<https://time.com/5803373/coronavirus-kids-at-home-activities/>

  *   100 Mile Club Free 26 Day Challenge<https://100mileclub.com/programs/additional-programs/#program-summer-fun>

  *   CATCH Health at Home PE & Health Resources for Parents<https://www.catch.org/pages/health-at-home>

  *   Mindful Schools Free Online Mindfulness Classes for Kids<https://www.mindfulschools.org/free-online-mindfulness-class-for-kids/?utm_source=Mindful+Schools+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7968a81a59-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_NEWSLETTER_2020_03_18_NONREG&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_024a46d2a1-7968a81a59-21252787>

  *   Family Resource and Youth Services Center Podcasts for Students and Families<https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16Ra-vX5vS4K5ZfZ-Kz96ILYjbf6FVqH_YkSc0fX01mg/edit#gid=0>


Cultural Arts

 - Boston Symphony Orchestra Streaming Live Concerts and more!

- Jewish Film Institute - Free Jewish Films

-  Ron Rosenstock Virtual Gallery

Jewish Life

For Lovers of Jewish Entertainment and Culture - 30-Day Free Film Trial Exclusive access to our highly acclaimed library of movies, television series and documentaries from world-renowned Actors, Directors and Filmmakers.

Free Online Courses brought to you by Tikvah University:

In this time of dislocation and uncertainty, the Tikvah Fund is working to keep the spirit of Jewish wisdom alive and well. Courses—offered to the public completely free-of-charge—can be accessed from your home and viewed at your own pace. So start learning from the Jewish world's very best teachers.

Click here for more information on these free online classes!

Stay tuned we will be continually adding to these resources! 


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