Family Events

From our Hanukkah Festival to our Annual Purim Palooza Carnival, children's special events at the J are sure to be a hit for the whole family year-round. All of our programs and events are open to the community and everyone is invited. We welcome families of all walks of life here at the J.


Variety Show

Calling all singers, dancers, musicians, bands, and other talents. Want to perform for your family, friends, and community? Can you wow a crowd? Can you shine like a star? Then join us for the JCC's first Variety Show benefiting the Children's Department at the J. Naomi Schachter will be directing and choosing acts for this first time event. Only 20 acts will be chosen to perform. Participation fee only required if the act is chosen to perform. Please note, participants will need to bring their own accompaniment to auditions.

  • Ages: 8 - 18
  • Auditions: Tuesday, June 20  |  6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Show Date: Sunday, August 27  |  2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Participation Fee: $15/Members  |  $20/Non-Members

For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 or

pj goes gardening

Stop by to plant a seed with your child and enjoy a PJ Library story. 

  • Sunday, June 25  |  10:30am - 11:30am
  • Temple Beth El  |  1305 Springhouse Road Allentown, PA 18104
  • Price: FREE

RSVP to Abby Trachtman at 610-821-5500 or


For more information about our family events at the J, please contact Sandy Newman at 610.435.3571 or

If you would like to check out some of our previous events, please visit our Facebook page.

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