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  • Let’s Get Crafty: Creating for Hanukkah

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on November 10, 2016 | Share

    With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to slow down and make your day meaningful. Crafting as a family can give children confidence, strengthen relationships, and create lasting memories. While we encourage you to join us for our upcoming Lego Menorah Building, we wanted to share some ideas for crafting at home. Thanks to…

  • Lag B’Omer Crafts for Kids & Parents

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on May 23, 2016 | Share

    While Lag B’Omer is traditionally an outdoorsy event, there’s no reason to miss out if it’s raining or you have little ones. Here are a few crafts that are safe and fun for the whole family (indoors & out)! 1. Safe Paper Campfire – Fill paper lunch sacks with tissue paper, stack them, and surround them with rocks to…

  • Keeping Play Strong

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 15, 2016 | Share

    If you were to type “the benefits of play for children,” into Google, the search engine mammoth would spit back approximately 446,000,000 responses. While we all know that Google isn’t foolproof, and that many of those responses would be a dud, that’s still quite an impressive number of resources touting the importance of children being able to play –…

  • Arts in the J Community

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 01, 2016 | Share

    It’s no secret that being an active member of a community helps with more than personal fulfillment. Health benefits of community involvement are far-reaching, from lowering depression to improving life longevity and quality. Often, finding that sense of community is a search that continues for years. One way of finding that sense of community is through the arts. After…