Family Programs & Events
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!
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.
Tot Shabbat 2017-18 Dates: Sept. 8, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 3, Apr. 13, May 4, Jun. 1
Shabbat Shabang 2017-18 Dates: Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3
Community Sukkot Celebration
Celebrate Sukkot with us! Enjoy pizza, sing songs with Miss Jill, learn about this fall holiday and play in our beautiful JCC Sukkah.
Date: Monday, October 9, 5:30-7:30pm / Cost: $7/members, $10/guests
Parents Night Out
Enjoy a night out on the town while your kids enjoy a night at the J! For kids in grades K-6. Our September Parents Night Out will be a murder mystery, and our November date will feature arts & crafts with Philly Art Center.
Dates: Sunday, September 17 and Saturday, November 18 / Cost: $20/members, $25/guests
Register for Sept. 17 date / Register for Nov. 18 date
Community Chanukah Celebration
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with us! Spin dreidels, eat latkes, sing songs and watch Judah Macabee light the big menorah on the roof of the JCC.
Date: Thursday, December 19, 6-8pm / Cost: $7/members, $10/guests / Children under 5, free
Join us on the first Sunday in May for a family fun event! Enjoy over 100 family-fun activities that include: inflatables, pony rides, amusement rides, DJ, sports mascots, food samplings, promotional giveaways, and much more! Learn more about this family fun event.