Based on state guidance, the JCC is temporarily closed. This include ALL programs, events, and facility areas. Please see the JCC COVID UPDATES page under the JCC of the Lehigh Valley tab for ongoing updates on this situation and our future plans as it evolves.

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.


JCC Shabbat celebrations

Friday mornings | 11:15 - 11:45am
Everyone's invited! Join us at the JCC for our special Shabbat celebrations open to everyone. Enjoy a story, music, dancing and celebrate Shabbat with the community! 
For children Pre-K and under and their families.
Price: Free
April 3: Passover Shabbat Party (Sing-A-Long Seder)
May 22: Israel Shabbat Party

Contact: Ally Wiener-Avraham ([email protected])

PJ Library Passover

Monday, April 5, 3:00 - 4:30pm
Price: Free

Join PJ Library for a Passover story walk based on the book The Passover Matzah and the Little Red Hen by Leslie Kimmelman. Story Walk, snacks, crafts and of course, a PJ Library story.  Bring your flashlight so we can search for chametz. To register contact Abby Trachtman at [email protected] or 610 821 5500 or you can register online at

Passover Picnic in the Park

Monday, April 13 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm
At the JCC - ECE Playground
Price: Free

Meet up with friends for an afternoon of running and playing in the beautiful outdoors with yummy Passover treats! Bring your own Passover friendly dinner and join in the picnic fun! Passover treats sponsored by the Avraham Family in honor of Ashira's 1st birthday. RSVPs appreciated via email to Ally Wiener-Avraham. Rain date: Tuesday, April 14.

Contact: Ally Wiener-Avraham ([email protected])

Mindful Parenting 101

Sunday, April 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Price: $25

Join Yoga and Mindful Schools instructor Amanda Tressler to learn how to develop your own mindfulness practice and learn how to apply it to your family life. Handouts and demo
exercises included.

Contact: Nolie Schneider ([email protected])

Yom Ha'atzmaut: IsraelFest

Wednesday, April 29, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
All ages welcome
Price: Free

Join the community and our special guests from Yoav, Israel, to celebrate Israel's 72nd birthday! Israeli music, face painting, cookie decorating, photo booth, craft stations, archeological dig and more! Food available for purchase from Around the Table Catering. Co-sponsored by Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley.

Contact: Rotem Bar ([email protected])

Baking with Mom Israeli Style

Sunday, May 10 | 1:00 - 3:00pm
Price: $12 JCC MVP: $10

Spend time with your children baking yummy Israeli treats from scratch on Mother’s Day.

Contact: Ally Wiener-Avraham ([email protected])

Family Yoga

Sunday, May 17 | 10:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 5 years +
Price: $10/parent and child | $5/additional child

Hey kids! Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or favorite grownup to this fun yoga class. Bond with your favorite person with yoga games, partner yoga poses, and fun activities. For all levels, but participants should be able to get on and off the floor comfortably.

Contact: Nolie Schneider ([email protected])

JCC Community Shavuot Fro Yo Social

Wednesday, May 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
All ages welcome
Price: Free
At Menchie's 353 S. Cedar Crest Blvd Allentown, PA 18103

Swing by Menchie's for a Shavuot story, craft and Fro Yo! 20% of the sales from Menchie's frozen yogurt sold that day will benefit the JCC. Be sure to mention JCC when you make your purchase.

Contact: Ally Wiener ([email protected])

Music Recital

Monday, June 8, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Price: Free

Fun evening with music and voice students for the J School of Visual and Performing Arts. Please come and see what all the children have learned this past year.

Contact: Brenda Finberg ([email protected])

2020 Bike Event

Sunday, June 14 | 7:00am - 1:00pm
Price: $36/adult | $20/additional family member | $10/
child under 13 | $10/spectator
Raffle Tickets: 2 for $5 | 5 for $10 | 12 for $20 | 35 for $50

Join us for our annual bike event benefiting the fitness department. Save the date!

Contact: Nolie Schneider ([email protected])


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

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