Parenting Center

Winter 2017 Class Schedule


The KI Parenting Center believes the time between birth and preschool readiness is a magical time. We offer a wide variety of classes, from parenting support, to Baby and me experiences, as well as enrichment opportunities. Our baby/toddler-involved classes are all designed to be a place where we provide fun-filled, age–appropriate ways for our young children and their families to connect with each other and with our Jewish traditions in a meaningful way.


Parenting is both joyous and challenging. These classes offer parents the knowledge and support they may need to work through the challenges accompanying many childhood milestones and raise confident, cooperative and responsible children.

Parenting Your Preschooler: An Evening Series with Jill Spivack of Sleepy Planet Parenting
No caregivers please
4 Wednesday Evenings: 7 pm – 9 pm (Monthly)

During this evening class, Jill will discuss the following topics: managing mommy guilt, limit setting/behavior/sibling rivalry, creating a healthy body image in young children and helping your children to develop positive self-esteem.

Instructor: Jill Spivack, LCSW
Feb 22, Mar 22, Apr 19 and May 17
Fee: $309 per person
Cash Price: $300 per person

Jewish Play & Grow 

One of the most priceless experiences as a parent is socializing with your little ones while meeting other families. Our classes provide a wonderful opportunity to meet other families, while creating lifelong friendships.

Havdalah Haven
8 Mondays, 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 13 – 28 months


Start each week off right by celebrating Havdalah, the ceremony that marks the end of Shabbat and the start of a new week. Experience interactive play, songs, art and more, ending each class with the Havdalah ceremony.


Instructor: Sheri Vinnecour Gerrman
Fee: $361
Cash Price: $350

Shabbat Shalom
10 Fridays, 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 13– 28 months


The smells and sounds of Shabbat come alive each week as parents and toddlers explore Shabbat through play, songs, candle lighting and a taste of challah, combined with blessings, songs, art and more.


Instructor: Sheri Vinnecour Gerrman
Fee: $361
Cash Price: $350

Shabbat Babies
10 Fridays, 11:15 am – 12:00 Noon
Ages 3-12 months


Just like the big kids, the babies and their parents will explore the smells and sounds of Shabbat through play, songs, candle lighting and a taste of challah, combined with blessings, songs, and more.


Instructor: Sheri Vinnecour Gerrman
Fee: $309
Cash Price: $300

Bim Bam Shabbat: A Family Shabbat Class – CLASS IS CLOSED
4 Saturdays (Monthly), 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 16 – 28 months and siblings up to age 5 years old


Take a break from your crazy week and come celebrate Shabbat at KI with your family in this monthly class. We will enjoy the beauty of Shabbat through, play, songs, art and more. And of course, challah will be served.


Instructor: Sheri Vinnecour Gerrman
Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, and Apr 1
Fee: $186
Cash Price: $180


Art, music and movement are a great way to foster creativity and confidence in your little ones, while teaching them an early love of arts and healthy living.

Peewee Picasso
10 Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Ages 12-24 months old

Get ready to have a ton of fun with your little one! Painting, building, story time, play dough stations and more! Our Peewee Picasso’s will develop their fine motor skills, sharpen critical thinking, increase self-esteem and build their confidence. Come join us for this fantastic introductory art class!

Program Presented by Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center, Inc.

Instructor: Debbie Kachadorian
Fee: $361
Cash Price: $350