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Mayer Kaplan JCC

We are your neighborhood JCC. Everyone’s welcome!

Check out our programs for more things to learn, more ways to stay fit, more connections to make and to get more out of life. Bring the whole family and join the fun.

Check out our programs!

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Early Childhood

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Day Camp

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Facilities

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Upcoming Events

November – December 2014

Nov
25
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Nov
26
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Get up close at the Peggy Notebart Nature Museum to more than 75 species of exotic butterflies and stunning bird species from the Southern hemisphere in a 2,700 square-foot greenhouse filled with pools of water, flowers, tropical trees and 1,000 butterflies, including those never-before-seen in our region. See the nature inside your house and the ecology within your walls. Kids will need a lunch only. No swimming today.


Bring a lunch.

(No AFTERCARE today)

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

 

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Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Have a blast at Hollywood Park in Crestwood, IL. Enjoy bumper cars to bump cars out of their way, use their catlike skills to climb up the rock wall, dodge the beams through the Lazer Maze and show skills in the video game arcade. Check out all that Hollywood Park has to offer: http://www.hollywoodfunpark.com/attraction
Bring a lunch.

(No AFTERCARE today)

Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
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Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Dec
1
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

Learn more
Dec
2
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Dec
3
Wed
Zumba @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

JCC 20s & 30s. Join us for a energetic and fun Zumba workout at the Mayer Kaplan JCC with Zumba fitness instructor Art Angelopoulos!

What is Zumba?
ZUMBA® incorporates a number of Latin dances such as Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Cha Cha, Samba, and Bachata just to name a few. In addition to the Latin rhythms, classes will also include International rhythms such as hip hop and bellydance. And you never know what other dance styles might be added to the repertoire.

Wednesdays, November 5- December 10 (excluding 11.26), 6:30-7:30pm
Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St, Skokie
$5 class/ drop in or $20 for all 5 classes!

Register Online

Read more about Zumba and Art at: http://art58.zumba.com/

Facebook event is here

 

 

Dec
8
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

Learn more
Dec
9
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Dec
10
Wed
Zumba @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

JCC 20s & 30s. Join us for a energetic and fun Zumba workout at the Mayer Kaplan JCC with Zumba fitness instructor Art Angelopoulos!

What is Zumba?
ZUMBA® incorporates a number of Latin dances such as Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Cha Cha, Samba, and Bachata just to name a few. In addition to the Latin rhythms, classes will also include International rhythms such as hip hop and bellydance. And you never know what other dance styles might be added to the repertoire.

Wednesdays, November 5- December 10 (excluding 11.26), 6:30-7:30pm
Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St, Skokie
$5 class/ drop in or $20 for all 5 classes!

Register Online

Read more about Zumba and Art at: http://art58.zumba.com/

Facebook event is here

 

 

Dec
11
Thu
Vacation Day @ Vacation Day for CJDS
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Camp Time Fun with lanyards, perler beads and spin art. The kids will also be playing games in the gym and an hour of swimming. Kids will be bussed to the Mayer Kaplan JCC for the day. Pick up and drop off will be at the Florence Heller JCC. Kids will need their bathing suit and towel along with a lunch.

CJDS | 524 Melrose., Chicago
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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*Must have a minimum of 12 registrants to run this program

 

 

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Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St.
Skokie, IL  |  Map it!
847.763.3500

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm