Kids and Teens October 2016 Calendar

Oct. 9
Young Readers’ Forum with author Steve Sheinkin. Host your neighbors for this 2 pm video chat with this PJ Our Way Author. Join our online forum with Steve Sheinkin, author of the Rabbi Harvey series, Most Dangerous, Bomb: The Race to Build – and Steal – The World’s Most Dangerous Weapon and many other books. RSVP required to ensure tech compatibility. Free. RSVP to or online at

Oct. 13-Dec. 8
Improv Comedy Club for 3rd-5th Graders. Thursdays 3:45-4:45 pm (no class Nov. 24) at Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy. Learn the basics of Improv Theater! Students will learn short-form games that teach the skills of listening and responding, working together as a group to create a story on the spot, and building self-confidence. The class will be working towards a demo that showcases their favorite improv games, and shows off their new comedy chops. In partnership with PJA and the NW Children’s Theater and School. $95. 503-535-3555

Oct. 21-23
Sukkot Family Camp at B’nai B’rith Camp. Enjoy the weekend at B’nai B’rith Camp on the Oregon coast with your family. Activities include fun-filled Shabbat and Sukkot celebrations, arts & crafts, athletics, canoeing, swimming and much more. Includes six meals, two nights’ stay and great activities. Co-sponsored by PJ Library  Adults: $118, Kids ages 3 and older: $85, Kids 2 and under: Free.  Contact Ben at or 503-452-3443 for more info. Register at


PJ Story Hour Yad b’Yad: 9:30-10:15 am Fridays at Rose Schnitzer Manor, 6140 SW Boundary St., Portland. Share in a weekly story hour for young families with music and PJ Library books with the residents of Cedar Sinai Park. or 503-892-7415

Shabbat Storytime: 9:45-10:15 am, second Saturdays, at Congregation Shir Tikvah
7550 NE Irving St., Portland. Free. Shabbat gathering of toddlers and their caregivers. Best for kids up to age 5, although older siblings are welcome. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts that celebrate holidays and Jewish values. Stay afterwards for bagels and coffee with Rabbi Ariel Stone. 503-473-8227

Northeast Story Hour with PJ Library: 9:30-10:15 am Sundays at New Seasons, 3445 N Williams Ave., Portland. Share in a weekly story hour for families with music and PJ Library Books. or 503-892-7415

Monthly Hebrew Story Hour with PJ Library: 2:30 pm every second Sunday at the Hillsboro Public Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro. or 503-892-7415

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