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Family Programs & EventsKatz JCC Family Programs

The Katz JCC is home to year-round educational, social and engaging programs and events that the entire family can enjoy! We host Jewish holiday celebrations throughout the year including our annual family Chanukah Celebration, Purim Carnival and Passover Seders.

We also host several annual family fun activities that include Kidsland, Baby & Toddler Expo, Fall Festival at JCC Camps at Medford, Pet Expo at the J, Sussman 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, and much more!

Shabbat Celebrations

On the first Friday and Saturday of each month (September-June), our Tot Shabbat (Fridays 10:30-11:15am) and Shabbat Shabang (Saturdays 11am-12:15pm) celebrations are a great way for families with young children to spend time together, meet new friends and celebrate Shabbat. Both programs are free and open to the community.

Joys and Oys of Parenting Book Club

Join Dr. Maurice J. Elias, acclaimed children’s psychologist, for an engaging book club on The Joys and Oys of Parenting: Insight and Wisdom from the Jewish Tradition. Parents and grandparents are invited to learn how today’s understanding of child development is illuminated and supported by thousands of years of Jewish wisdom.

Date: Thursday, March 30 & Sunday, April 2 / 7:00pm / Free & Open to the Community / For more information and to purchase the book, contact Erica Richman at [email protected] or call (856) 424-4444 x1242.


Discover, explore and have fun with creative and hands on workshops. Kids will choose from an array of classes including magic, art, cake decorating and math 24 competitions.

Date: Sunday, April 2 / 10:00-11:30am / Cost: Varies Per Class / Register Online / For more information contact: Sabrina Spector at [email protected]
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