PJ Library eNews May 2019

 
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FAMILY EVENTS FOR YOU
 
Sunday, June 2
 
APJCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos
2-7 pm
 
Enjoy live music, food, and family activities at this annual festival on the JCC field. This year’s theme will be camping and there will be song circles around an artificial campfire in between the headlining bands that will perform on the main stage. RocKid, a band that plays Israeli children's songs, performs at 2:30 pm. Other bands include Pharoah's Daughter Trio at 4 pm and Eric & Happie at 5:30pm. Stop by the PJ Library table and Reading Tent! Kids under 6 get in free!
 
 
Tuesdays (ongoing)
 
Special Needs Jump Time
Sky High Sports
2880 Mead Ave, Santa Clara
3-6 pm
 
They turn off the music and dial down the distractions for the comfort of extra special jumpers. Children and young adults with special needs and their siblings, family and friends are invited to enjoy an afternoon of bouncy fun. Each “jumper” is $5 with a parent or therapist free.
 
 
Weekends, May 25-June 2
 
Press Here The Musical
Sunnyvale Community Center
550 E. Remington Dr, Sunnyvale
Various times
 
Colorful dots cavort and juggle onstage, while audience members take an ever-changing, magical journey with the actors in this original production of Press Here the Musical, inspired by Hervé Tullet's award-winning picture book, Press Here, about the power of imagination and interactivity. Recommended for ages 3 and up.
 
These 9 ideas will keep your family giggling all the way from sundown on Friday through sundown on Saturday and beyond.
 
Learn more about the traditions of this holiday and fun ways to celebrate it.
 
If your child loves to ask questions, explore, and problem solve, you’ll want to pick up one of the books on this list.
 
Dabu is an Ethiopian honey bread that is easy to make with kids, fun to braid, and a delicious alternative to challah.
 
Check out the four amazing choices PJ Our Way has to offer this month! Read about a grandfather who goes from a Russian shtetl to the Wild West, two siblings who walk through a mirror into a fairy tale, a time-traveling junior high student searching for her mother, and a nice kid who finds himself in a bunch of trouble at school. Take a look at these great choices, and don’t forget to select a book by May 10th!
 
Studies have shown that proficient readers are more likely to be successful in school and in life. These 4 tips will help encourage your tweens to read.
 
 
Got questions? New to the community or looking to make connections with other families? I can help!
 
Roni Wolfe, Outreach & Engagement Coordinator
(408) 357-7508 or roni@jvalley.org

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