Klezmer Kids Concert

Wright Memorial Public Library 1776 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood

Dayton’s own Klezmer Ensemble starring Richard Begel performs live at the Library! At this family-friendly program, the band will perform lively Jewish folk music and tell the tale of PJ Library book Mendel's Accordion. This event is in partnership with Wright Memorial Library.


PJ Down on the Farm

Warrick Farm 8055 S. Union Road, Miamisburg

A special after hours event at Warrick Farm! PJ Library & PJ Our Way families enjoy a kosher dinner, hayrides, a petting zoo, and corn boxes!



Temple Israel 130 Riverside Drive, Dayton

ALL students toddlers, preschoolers, and K-12 are invited to join for our annual joint educational program, sponsored by all three congregational schools and PJ Library. This year we will focus on the theme, "Speaking Volumes" alongside communities world-wide. Learning sessions will be divided into age-groupings and learning modalities will be varied to speak to all […]

Special Performance of “Believe, Belong, Become: A Play About Jewish Values”

Boonshoft CJCE 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville

Hillel Academy students give JCC Preschool students ages three and up a special performance of their original play. Hillel families and PJ Library families are welcome to attend. This performance is in collaboration with a grant from PRIZMAH, between PJ Library and Hillel Academy.


Community Chanukah Party

Boonshoft CJCE 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville

Every Chanukah the JCC brings together the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights. Enjoy dinner, latkes, games, and activities for all ages. Partnering with Beth Abraham Synagogue, Beth Jacob Congregation, Chabad of Greater Dayton, Hadassah, Hillel Academy of Greater Dayton, Temple Beth Or, and Temple Israel. In advance: $10/adult, $5/child After December 15: […]

Free – $15

PJ Library & Hillel Academy Snow Day!

Hillel Academy of Dayton 305 Sugar Camp Circle, Dayton

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati comes to Dayton to lead Pre-K through 2nd graders (ages 4-8) on a journey through a magical forest to discover enchanting creatures and exciting new lands. Using puppetry and imagination, this interactive fun adventure will help us learn about diversity and kindness while developing social skills. Vegetarian dinner provided. RSVPs […]


POSTPONED – Good Deeds Day

Boonshoft CJCE 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville

*This event has been postponed. For more information, visit https://jewishdayton.org/coronavirus-update/ * Volunteering inspires kids to deepen their understanding through empathy, strengthens family bonds, and builds community. Volunteer as a family with PJ Library & PJ Our Way! All ages welcome. Make no-sew fleece blankets, assemble sack lunches, and have a snack while reading a story. […]


It’s in the Bag! Rosh Hashanah Pick-Me-Up!

Boonshoft CJCE 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville

Sign up to reserve your Rosh Hashanah Family Kit We’ve got everything you need to make this holiday sweet and meaningful for the whole family! Reserve your Kit online here by September 12, then swing by our special pick up drive-thru with complementary coffee, lattes, and fun drinks for the kids at the Boonshoft CJCE […]

Tenement Museum Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Tenement Museum in New York City’s lower east side. We’ll walk through the lives of the Rogarshevsky's, a Jewish American family from Lithuania, who lived at 97 Orchard Street in 1911 and balanced their home life with working in garment factories across the city. You’ll learn about daily life […]


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