Café by the Bay
Dr. Marc Dollinger, the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University, will speak about his family’s heritage trip to Eastern Europe on Wed., May 29, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, at Café by the Bay, JFCS’ program for Holocaust survivors. For more information, contact Lorraine Harris at LorraineH@jfcs.org or 415-419-3635. Free.
Reparations Claims Assistance
JFCS continues to provide assistance to survivors with Holocaust reparations claims. Click here for detailed information.
Marin’s Senior Community Needs You!
JFCS assists seniors and disabled adults in many ways beyond the professional services provided by JFCS staff. This additional help is made possible by community volunteers. For example, our JFCS RIDES program provides transportation to medical and other appointments. The Senior Companionship Program matches up seniors and volunteers for friendly visits that often turn into long-term friendships. Our Holiday Outreach program provides gifts to Jewish seniors at the major Jewish holidays. All of these services are crucial to people who want to continue living independently. But JFCS can’t provide this assistance without you. For more information about becoming a JFCS volunteer, contact Betty Hirschfeld at 415-419-3661 or BettyH@jfcs.org.
Held at 600 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael. All groups marked with an * are for parents to attend with children. Preregistration is required, unless otherwise noted.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk: Sunday Intensive (3 – 8 years)
Are you getting worn down by bedtime challenges, morning-rush madness, dawdling, whining, and other challenging behaviors? Do you find yourself too often resorting to threats, bribes, or raised voices? Learn practical strategies to improve cooperation and discipline, strengthen character, and enhance your relationships at home. Based on the bestsellers by Faber and Mazlish, this entertaining workshop consistently receives rave reviews. Here’s what one participant said: “… immensely helpful, practical, and insightful.” With Julie King, JD. Usually a four-week series, this workshop is being offered as a one-day intensive for those who can’t attend for four weeks. Sun., May 19, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. $199 per person; $299 per couple. Fee includes $10 workbook. Register here.
Infant and Child CPR (for expectant parents, parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children up to onset of puberty)
Learn to recognize an infant or child in distress, rescue measures for choking, CPR techniques, and infant sleep safety. Includes hands-on practice with mannequins. One-year certification provided. Pre-crawling babies welcome. With Georgia Montgomery, hospital perinatal health educator. $35. Tues., May 21, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Please come 10 minutes early! Register here.
Donate Your Vehicle
You can turn your CAR into CARE for at-risk children and families in our community by donating it to Parents Place. We pick up the car and handle the paperwork. You receive its value as a tax deduction. All you need to do is call 1-888-415-HUGS (4847).
Bonni Schiff, Office Manager; 415-419-3632; BonniS@jfcs.org