Early Childhood Programming

Families with young children are welcome at Congregation Bonai Shalom!  We offer the following:

55Shabbat Shelanu on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 11 am. These joyful services are led by parents and include music, stories, and dance.  For more information, contact shelanu@bonaishalom.org.

Monthly Shelanu Holiday programs. These programs for parents and children, ages 0-5.  Led by Rachel Cole, Bonai’s music specialist, they include stories, snacks, and when appropriate, arts & crafts.   Cost is $7/child. Please contact school@bonaishalom.org for the calendar.  Dates will also be posted on Mazeltot.org

Family Fourth Friday Kabbalat Shabbat & Dinner, 5:30 pm on the 4th Friday of the month.  Rabbi Marc leads an engaging, short service filled with music, prayer, and story, followed by a vegetarian Shabbat meal. RSVP required.  $14/adult, $7/child 4-12, Free/3 and under. Dates will also be posted on Mazeltot.org.

PJ-Library-logoPJ Library  is a Jewish family engagement program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, offered to us by JEWISHcolorado. Families receive free, high-quality Jewish literature or music each month to explore the timeless core values of Judaism. All families raising Jewish children from age six months of age through eight years are encouraged to enroll.  Sign up sheets can be found in the lower level of Bonai Shalom on the PJ Library rack.

Bonai Shalom partners with MazelTot.org, a grant initiative of MazelTotNEW1-300x188Rose Community Foundation that supports efforts to create and sustain a vibrant Jewish community, in part by funding new ideas that connect Jews to Jewish life and to each other. Sign up for easy access to information about Jewish life for prenatal through preschool families in Greater Denver and Boulder and big discounts to make it easier to try new Jewish experiences and connect with other families. Some MazelTot.org discounts can be applied to Congregation Bonai Shalom programs.

Families with children ages 5 and under can receive a monthly email reminder on the first of each month about upcoming activities. Please send your email to school@bonaishalom.org. to sign up.