Resources for Families

The Friendship Circle Friendship Circle - The Friendship Circle aims to enrich the lives of children and young adults with and without special needs through mutually advantageous interactions to create lasting friendships.
J-Serve J-Serve - J-Serve is a peer led volunteer organization for teens in 6th through 12th grade.
Pancakes Before Passover JCC - The Jewish Community Centers are frequent locations for family based events.
PJ Library PJ Library - Shalom Pittsburgh co-hosts several PJ Library events throughout the year. The perfect way to engage your youngest with literacy and culture.

Annual Events for Families

Pancakes Before Passover Pasta/Pancakes Before Passover - Spend time with PJ Library and other families in the days before Passover. Have a hot meal and a lot of pre-Passover fun!
Apples and Honey Apples and Honey Fall Festival - Celebrate a Sweet New Year in the park with apples and honey, crafts, activities, a bounce house, shofar making, entertainment, vendors, food and more!
Kidz Swap and Shop Kidz Swap and Shop - The biggest swap meet of the year! Proceeds benefit the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank and distributed to local families in need. All donations will be administered by the Volunteer Center.

Upcoming Events

Dec 2017

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

PJ Library
Oh Chanukah, Oh Chanukah, Come light the menorah! Let's learn...
Temple David, Monroeville, PA

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

PJ Library
Join us for a kid-friendly service followed by a Hanukkah...
Temple Ohav Shalom Center for Early Learning, Allison Park, PA

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PJ Library
Come celebrate with some Hanukah bingo, flip the latke, guessing...
Cooper-Siegel Library, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Latkepalooza
Hosted by JJEP Games, crafts, music, prizes & latkes! Everyone...
Congregation Beth Shalom, Pittsburgh, PA

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

PJ Library
Drop the kids off at school and join other South...
Orbis Caffe, Mt. Lebanon, PA

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

PJ Library
Join other North Hills Jewish parents to discuss topics related...
Anvil & Anchor Coffee Bar, Ben Avon, PA

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Shalom Pittsburgh PJ Library Ice Skating
Activities and Food 5-6:30 (after the program you can stay...
Mass Mutual Skating Rink, Pittsburgh, PA

Jan 2018

Monday, Jan 08, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Selfie Generation Who Will Save the World Teens and...
JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, Jan 09, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Israel Engagement Fellowship is a five-session course designed to...
The Second Floor at JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

PJ Library
Join Community Day School and PJ Library for a morning...
Community Day School, Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Volunteer Center
Cribs for Kids is a nationally recognized organization that strives...
Cribs for Kids Warehouse, Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Israel Engagement Fellowship is a five-session course designed to...
The Second Floor at JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

PJ Library
Drop the kids off at school and join other South...
Panera Bread, Mt. Lebanon, PA

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

"Celebrate the birthday of the trees with PJ Library South...
Mt. Lebanon Library, Mt. Lebanon, PA

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Israel Engagement Fellowship is a five-session course designed to...
The Second Floor at JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Feb 2018

Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Israel Engagement Fellowship is a five-session course designed to...
The Second Floor at JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

PJ Library
Join PJ Library friends in a fun afternoon of creativity...
Snapology, Mt. Lebanon, PA

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Israel Engagement Fellowship is a five-session course designed to...
The Second Floor at JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

PJ Library
Drop the kids off at school and join other South...
Blue Canary Coffee House, Pittsburgh, PA

Mar 2018

Sunday, Mar 04, 2018, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh

JCC South Hills, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018, 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

J-Serve

JCC Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

PJ Library
Join Community Day School and PJ Library for a morning...
Community Day School, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, Mar 18, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join hundreds of children from the Greater Pittsburgh area for...
Congregation Beth Shalom, Pittsburgh, PA

Apr 2018

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

PJ Library
Join PJ Library friends in a fun afternoon of creativity...
Snapology, Mt. Lebanon, PA

Sunday, Apr 15, 2018, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Friendship Circle
Tentative planning date.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yom Haatzmaut 2017

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

PJ Library
Join Community Day School and PJ Library for a morning...
Community Day School, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Friendship Circle
Tentative planning date.

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Friendship Circle
Tentative planning date.

Jul 2018

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Back2School Store
NCJW is committed to ensuring that all children have equal...

Aug 2018

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Apples and Honey Fall Festival
More details to come!

Sunday, Aug 26, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Apples and Honey Fall Festival
More details to come!

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