Special Events

There are a variety of opportunities to meet and connect with other families. Contact Joline Riddle, ECE Director (299-3000 x 115) or Jennifer Selco, Director of Jewish Life and Learning (jselco@tucsonjcc.org or 299-3000 x 106) with any questions.


Parent Book Clubs

We’ve heard the saying, “it takes a village” when talking about raising children. Come meet other parents, discuss wisdom and woes of parenting, and discuss perspectives of various authors with fellow parents. Additional information to be announced soon.

Wednesday, September 13 – 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm (this session will be themed in celebration of Character Day 2017)

Wednesday, November 8 – 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm


Celebrate Shabbat and Sukkot with the ECE! 

Friday, October 8

6 – 7:30 pm

Tucson J Sculpture Garden

Bring a dairy/vegetarian picnic, a picnic blanket, and your family for a fun night in the Sculpture Garden. The children will help lead Shabbat blessings and songs. The J will provide grape juice, challah, plates, utensils, napkins, drinks and dessert. There will be crafts and activities for the children as they finish eating. Sign-up sheets will be available outside your child’s classroom in early September.


Celebrate the Festival of Lights at The J! 

Wednesday, December 13; 5:15 pm

The J’s Main Entrance

Light the hanukkiyah, sing songs, and enjoy a pre-dinner Hanukkah themed treat! We will be lighting the hanukkiyah each night of Hanukkah. This night is especially for families with young children, and our ECE children will help lead the blessings and songs.