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Happy Mother’s Day

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Happy Mother’s Day

 

Eventhough we can’t go to our traditional Mother’s Day brunches, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Mom, Grandma, and caregivers this weekend. Our experts offer fun, easy ways to make this day special—from breakfast recipes, homemade jewelry and bags, and even a live workout class.

 

Make Mom Breakfast

Kayla Reisman, Director of Youth and Teen Engagement and Program Director at Camp Twelve Trails shares two VERY easy recipes kids can make (they don’t require chopping or cooking so even young kids can do this!). Make them on Saturday so you can be sure Mom or your someone special has a delicious treat on Sunday morning.

 

Make a Friendship Bracelet

Diamonds don’t compare to handmade jewelry made with love. Kayla shares one of her favorite camp activities—making friendship bracelets—that you can make for your  Mom, Grandma, or Bestie!

 

Shopping Bag from Recycled T-Shirt

Give the gift of an adorable tote using a recycled t-shirt (be sure to pick one with a cute pattern and make it special—no dirty old undershirts for Mom). These totes were a hit at our MLK Day of Service event. They don’t require any sewing and can be thrown directly in the washing machine when coming back from shopping trips. Click here for the instructions.

 

For Tweens, Teens, and Adults: Make a Digital Card

Can’t get to the store to buy a card or the post office to mail one in time for Mother’s Day? Send a customized digital card! Allison Gangi of the Discover neighborhood at Camp Twelve Trails shows you how to use Canva, a free design software, to make beautiful digital cards.

 

Live Mother’s Day Workout: Mother’s Day Mash-Up with the Merage JCC of Irvine, CA
Sunday, May 10; 12:00 PM EST

Join former Shames JCC yoga instructor Michelle Frank on Mother’s Day in her new location in California for a special Mother’s Day workout with her colleagues across fitness disciplines. The class will start at 12:00 PM EST. Michelle also teaches yoga on Thursdays at 3:00 PM EST and Family Yoga on Sundays at 12:30 PM EST (this Sunday’s Family Yoga is cancelled because of the Mother’s Day event but be sure to catch her next Sunday the 17th.

Click here to find her on schedule and for the Zoom links.

NOTE: The graphic for the event is in PST—the event is at 12:00 PM EST.

 

Please note that the JCC will be closed on Monday, September 28 in observance of Yom Kippur.