Family

At the Levin JCC, we nurture families by cultivating experiences where children can thrive, parents can connect, and families can grow together.

Family Mitzvah Day 2013

  • Weekly story time with Amy Godfrey on Fridays at 9:45am
  • Parent/child classes including: art, tumbling, and aquatics
  • Food Truck Flicks! Mondays are easy breezy at the J all summer long with a family-friendly movie and food truck! June 12-August 14
  • Family events on Purim, Sukkot, and Hanukkah and Mitzvah Day
Check out our calendar listings below to get a taste of what we have in store, click here to view all events.


October 24 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely


Tunes and Tots

You and your child will move, sing, and make music!  Feed your child’s development with songs, movement, instruments, and music exploration.  Tailored for ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome!

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: $3, $18 for 7 classes



October 26


Great Challah Bake

Don’t miss the Great Challah Bake as we come together (with our community and challah bakers around the world) to kick-off Shabbat Project 2017. Read on! →

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October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on November 5, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 16, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on November 30, 2017 at 6:00pm


FREE Financial Planning Series

Learn comprehensive investment and financial preparedness strategies in this free series, brought to you by a unique partnership between the Levin JCC and Family Legacy Financial Solutions. Attendees may attend one or all classes.   Thurs. 10/26, 6-7pm,: The Long Game: Financial Planning 101 Sun. 11/5, 9:30-10:30am: The Early Bird Gets the Retirement Worm: Retirement Read on! →

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



October 27 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Friday, repeating indefinitely


Storytime and Tot Shabbat

Join us every week for books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and bubbles with Durham’s best storyteller, Amy Godfrey! Great for babies through preschoolers.  Free and open to all. After storytime, all are invited for Tot Shabbat with songs, blessings, juice, and challah.

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Inclusion Havdalah

  From 5:30pm-7:30pm Meet other families with someone with a disability and enjoy dinner, blessings, songs, and kids’ activities in a relaxed, sensory-friendly environment. Havdalah marks the end of Shabbat and is celebrated weekly on Saturday evenings. Adults, teens, and families of all faiths welcome. Supports include quiet space available, written and picture schedules, accessible facilities Read on! →

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



October 31 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely


Tunes and Tots

You and your child will move, sing, and make music!  Feed your child’s development with songs, movement, instruments, and music exploration.  Tailored for ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome!

Find out more »

Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: $3, $18 for 7 classes



November 3 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Friday, repeating indefinitely


Storytime and Tot Shabbat

Join us every week for books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and bubbles with Durham’s best storyteller, Amy Godfrey! Great for babies through preschoolers.  Free and open to all. After storytime, all are invited for Tot Shabbat with songs, blessings, juice, and challah.

Find out more »

Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



November 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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One event on October 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on November 5, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 16, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on November 30, 2017 at 9:30am


FREE Financial Planning Series

Learn comprehensive investment and financial preparedness strategies in this free series, brought to you by a unique partnership between the Levin JCC and Family Legacy Financial Solutions. Attendees may attend one or all classes.   Thurs. 10/26, 6-7pm,: The Long Game: Financial Planning 101 Sun. 11/5, 9:30-10:30am: The Early Bird Gets the Retirement Worm: Retirement Read on! →

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



November 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Parents’ Morning Out

Run errands, do chores, have brunch with friends, or just enjoy some quiet time while your child enjoys play, crafts, stories and music in a warm and safe environment! Please provide snacks and diapering materials. Cost: $20/first child & $10/siblings for members, $25/first child & $15/siblings for guests Pre-register by the Friday before by calling the Welcome Read on! →

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Member Cost: $20/first child, $10/siblings
Guest Cost: $25/first child, $15/siblings



November 7 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely


Tunes and Tots

You and your child will move, sing, and make music!  Feed your child’s development with songs, movement, instruments, and music exploration.  Tailored for ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome!

Find out more »

Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: $3, $18 for 7 classes


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