Abrakadoodle’s Twoosy Doodlers

Abrakadoodle’s Twoosy Doodlers

Sundays June 23 – July 28 | 9:30 – 10:15 AM | $150 members per child | $160 public per child TWOOSY DOODLERS Toddler Art Classes for ages 18 to 36 months This special parent/child class is a highly recommended first Toddler Art Class. Twoosy Doodlers develop their sensory skills as well as fine and […]

Educating the Whole Child: Coffee and Conversation

A conversation between Alex Band (Director, Bender Early Childhood Center) and Susan Gold (Founder and Head of School, Feynman School) moderated by Josh Bender (CEO, Bender JCC). The Bender JCC is fortunate to have two phenomenal schools under one roof. The Bender Early Childhood Center (Bender ECC) is a Reggio inspired school for children 12-months […]

Noah’s Ark Petting Zoo & Crafts!

$15 / preschool child | $18 / non-preschool child The Bender Early Childhood Center and the Bender-Dosik Parenting Center invite you to a Noah’s Ark themed celebration! All are welcome. Most enjoyed by children 6 and under. 10:15 AM – 10:55 AM | Noah’s Ark themed craft, snacks & story time in the Gallery 11:00 […]

Virtual Sufganiyot Making

Sunday, December 10 | Free | Virtual via Zoom Join JFamily Ambassador Hanna to learn how to make Sufganiyot, traditional Hanukkah donuts, virtually! Recipes will be provided in advance. This event is in partnership with Edlavitch DCJCC and Growing Jewish Families. Questions? Contact Jen Radosh or Amy Lummer.

Stroller Strides at the J

The Bender JCC is excited to offer Stroller Strides® at the Bender JCC! The class is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Each 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun! Each Stroller Strides instructor is […]

Bim Bom Bags: Tu B’Shevat 2024

The Bender JCC presents a bag-tastic and exciting opportunity to learn about Jewish customs and holidays through arts & crafts, stories, and discussions. When you sign up, we will hand-deliver* Jewish-themed arts & crafts activities to your door to work on independently with your kid(s). Price: $18 / bag for members* | $20 / bag […]

Mr. Harrison’s Music Party

Winter 2024 Session:  Sundays | February 11 – April 14 | 9:30 – 10:15 AM $200 / member | $210 / non-member | Bender-Dosik Parenting Center, Room 140 Come party with Mr. Harrison!  He will spark your little one’s music curiosity with elements of classic singalong songs, modern songs, instrument and rhythm exploration, dance, and […]

Crafty Kids: Creating Judaica Keepsakes

Sundays, January 7 – February 11 | 3:30 – 4:15 PM | Bender JCC, Art Studio A Prices per child: $180 / member | $190 non-member Personalize your Jewish holidays and rituals with crafts created by your kids! With help from a parent, we’ll make everything from Menorahs to Mezuzah cases. You’ll also get to […]

Bim Bom Bags: Hanukkah 2023

Bim Bom Bag is an interactive activities box filled with Jewish High Holidays-themed arts & crafts, stories, and more, hand-delivered** to our front-door! Bim Bom Bag is the perfect way for young families to learn about Jewish customs, independently with your kid(s) on your own schedule! Price: $18 / bag for members* | $20 / […]

Shabbat Shabbang with a Splash

Friday June 21 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM | $10 per child | $15 per adult Splash into Shabbat with the Bender JCC and Bethesda Jewish Congregation! Join us for a splash in the pool, Shabbat blessings, songs, and a catered, kosher dinner. Everyone is welcome! This program will be most enjoyed by families with […]