New Parent Classes and Programs

NEW! Classes for Parents and Little Ones


Family Yoga

This class has been postponed. Please keep an eye out for future yoga classes.

Ages: Parents and children 6 months–5 years
Looking for a new way to enjoy the weekend with your little ones? Try out our new Family Yoga class! Stretch and smile with your little ones as you engage in a relaxing workout and connect with other area parents. Please bring a mat, water and a towel. Additional mats available upon request.

Series Fee: $60 for 1 parent and 1 child/ $20 for each additional family member.
Pre-registration required.

Drop-in Fee: $18 per class for parent and child/ $8 for each additional family member

Location I:
Sundays, February 5–February 26
Location: Beth El Hebrew Congregation, 3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria
Code: #7943


 Mini Melodies

This class has been postponed and will be re-scheduled in the spring.

Sundays, February 12-March 5
3:30pm–4:15pm, at the J
Ages: Parents and children ages 6 months–5 years
Through an exploration of the voice, instruments, and movement, you and your child will explore Jewish traditions and musical concepts alongside new friends!
Fee: $60; $20 for additional child
Code: #7945


Shalom Baby Playgroup Series

In search of a fun weekly activity for you and your baby? Try our popular Shalom Baby Playgroup series! For several sessions, your baby will have a ball playing with other little friends as you get to know other parents in your neighborhood, all for FREE. Each series culminates with a potluck brunch. We encourage all participants to attend all events in the series.

Session I
Saturdays, January 14–February 4
Gum Spring Library
24600 Millstream Drive, Stone Ridge
Ages: Parents and children ages newborn–18 months
Fee: Free
Code: #7946


Session II

Saturdays, February 4 - February 25                                                                                           Patrick Henry Library (101 Maple Ave. , Vienna)                                                                       Feb. 4 (10am-11am, library); Feb. 11 (9:30am-10:30am JCC romper room);                 Feb. 18 (9am-10am, library); Feb. 25 (10am-11am, library)                                           Parents and children ages newborn - 12 months.                                                     Facilitated by: Rebecca Greene                                                                                              Fee: FREE                                                                                                                                    Code: 7941

Session III

Saturdays, March 4–25
Dolly Madison Library
1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean, VA
Ages: Parents and children ages 18 months–3 years
Fee: Free
Code: #7952


Session IV
Saturdays, April 22–May 13
Central Library
1015 N. Quincy Street, Arlington
Ages: Parents and children ages newborn–12 months
Fee: Free
Code: #7958


Coming Soon

Be on the lookout for additional programs this winter and spring, including stroller walks at the mall, the opportunity to sign up for chavurot (groups for parents with common interests), and Shabbat clusters! Check for more details.

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