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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.

Program Guide

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Early Childhood

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Day Camp

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Sports

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Facilities

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Upcoming Events

Apr
26
Sun
Character Breakfast with Mr & Mrs Mouse @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

the 3 minnies talk to MinnieHot Dog!  Calling all Boys & Girls and kids of all ages!

Join us for a Character Breakfast with your favorite Mouse couple…

Costumes welcome!

  • Family friendly breakfast of bagels, cream cheese, fresh fruit, donuts, muffins, water, juice, and coffee!
  • Photo opportunity
  • Crafts
  • Dance Party & Games

Free onsite parking!

Limited space available – register in advance.

Register

 

Apr
27
Mon
JCC Book Fair @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am

Share the Joy of Reading with a child and find great gifts at the JCC Book Fair. Each book you purchase helps provide books and materials to our Early Childhood classrooms.

The book fair opens at 9:00am and runs during Early Childhood class hours.

Apr
28
Tue
JCC Book Fair @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am

Share the Joy of Reading with a child and find great gifts at the JCC Book Fair. Each book you purchase helps provide books and materials to our Early Childhood classrooms.

The book fair opens at 9:00am and runs during Early Childhood class hours.

Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Apr 28 @ 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.

May
5
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
May 5 @ 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.

May
12
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
May 12 @ 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.

May
19
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
May 19 @ 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.

May
26
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
May 26 @ 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.

May
31
Sun
Jammin’ at the J with Mr Dave & Little Miss Ann @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Get ready to sing and dance at Jammin’ at the J with two of Chicago’s favorites

Mr. Dave & Little Miss Ann

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Two stellar Chicago kids musicians, Mr Dave and Little Miss Ann, are teaming up to perform a dynamic live show! Don’t miss this family fun concert packed with energy sure to leave you and your little ones happy. All ages welcome.

 

Mr Dave

Rock out with Mr. Dave! Created especially for children & families, Mr. Dave mixes “classic children’s songs, covers of mainstream ditties and original tunes” designed to keep your little ones moving and shaking during his birthday parties, live shows and classes. Mr. Dave has been hailed by parents as “pure magic” and “an absolute must do activity for the entire family.” Bring dancing shoes to his action packed show (and don’t forget the little ones)!

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Little Miss Ann

Experience the live music of Little Miss Ann, veteran instructor at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music and Chicago’s “Most Influential Kids Musicians” as voted by the readers of Time Out Chicago. She was also voted “One of the Best Things to Happen to Chicago Kids.” The Little Miss Ann Band will play music from her four CD’s including her latest CD “Follow Me” which was featured on WXRT “Local Anesthetic”. Your family will love the upbeat down-to-earth folk rock music of the Little Miss Ann Band.

$10 per ticket, all ages, in advance or at the door

Purchase tickets 
Jun
2
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Jun 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.

 

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

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm