Upcoming Events

Young Families

Connect with Young Families

We are a volunteer-led group that plans and leads events for families with children ages 0-5. We offer a place where families can meet each other and build a Jewish community.  Events are generally held on evenings and weekends and programmed for parents to attend with children. Although preregistration is sometimes required, programs are open to members and non-members of the synagogue and are generally separate from the Preschool program.  Our signature ongoing programs include: weekly Gan (tot) Shabbat; monthly Shababy Kabbalat Shabbat celebration with singing and juice/challah; and monthly Oh Say Shalom Singing and Playgroup with our Hazzan (Cantor). We also sponsor holiday programming for High Holidays, Sukkot, Chanukah, TuBishvat, etc. To find out more please join Agudas Achim Young Families on Facebook and/or sign up for weekly shul email announcements.  To get involved contact us at aacyoungfamilies@gmail.com.

Register for Young Families High Holidays Tent Service

     We are excited to be hosting a tent service for our young families with Simon Gershman leading us in songs and prayer. If you would like to join us we would appreciate an RSVP so we have a proper head count. Please RSVP here.


Gan Shabbat:  Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Rooms 1 &2
Volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult.  Looking for volunteers to lead – no experience necessary.  If interested sign up online.

Oh Say Shalom Sing-a-Long and Playgroup with Hazzan Dienstfrey – Usually the 1st Sunday of the Month, 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 7; Nov. 4; Dec. 2; Jan. 6; Feb. 3; March 3; April 7; May 5; June 9; July 7; Aug. 4
11:00-12 noon; Flax Family Chapel

             The AAC Young Family Playgroup, generally held on the first Sunday of the month, is for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. The playgroup meets in the chapel from 11:00 a.m. -12:00 noon, with a sing-a-long led by Hazzan Dienstfrey from 11-11:30 a.m. On occasion, these sing-alongs will coincide with other Young Family events to help enrich our already fabulous programming. For more information, please contact Hannah Kraushaar at hannah.kraushaar@gmail.com or Jennifer Munz at jennifer.m.munz@gmail.com.

Shababy Kabbalat Shabbat – 3rd Friday of the Month, 5:30 pm
Nov. 16; Dec. 21; Jan. 18; Feb. 15; Mar. 15; May 17
Friday night service for kids 0-5 and parents with songs, instruments, scarves, dancing, parachutes, challah and juice.  If you are interested in volunteering to lead, sign up online.