Social

It’s about fun and so much more

At Keshet, we understand that social activities provide value far beyond having fun. Our programs are designed to encourage kids’ and adults’ social growth, emotional development, self-confidence and communication skills while creating a sense of community.

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Extra Hours

New program for adults

When day programs and jobs end, there are still many hours left in the day! Keshet Extra Hours provide opportunities for social connection, exploring new interests and building community.

Extra Hours take place Monday-Thursday with every day of the week offering specific activities. The first hour is group-led and provides a snack. Specialized instructors lead the second hour of activities.

This program is open to adults in the community.

See below for activities and to register.

Join us for fall social programs

Virtual Music Group

Connect with friends old and new through music, songs, sounds and fun. Zoom link will be provided after registration.

Oct. 5-Dec. 16 | Tuesdays & Thursdays
4-5pm
K-Transition
$120

Virtual Body Groove

Join a dance-fitness class for all abilities. Prior experience is not needed. Zoom link will be provided after registration.

Oct. 5-Dec. 13 | Mondays & Wednesdays
4-5pm
K-Adult
$120

Fall Shabbaton

Spend the weekend relaxing in Wisconsin. Hang out with friends, enjoy time outside and engage in learning and Shabbat celebration. This program is open to the community, including those who are attending a Keshet program for the first time. Spaces are limited.

Nov. 5-7
Adults
Perlstein Retreat Center, Lake Delton, WI
$450/$700 (1:1)
Price includes roundtrip transportation from Skokie or Northbrook, kosher food, lodging and all activities.

Extra Hours: Mondays

Trivia and games followed by Fitness with Ricky Ross.

Oct. 11-Dec. 6 (no program Nov. 22)
Adults
$200 for 3-5pm full program
$150 for 4-5pm only
Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook
Transportation to Northbrook is available for Skokie GADOL participants.

Extra Hours: Tuesdays

Music Appreciation followed by Ta Dah (drama) with Judith Harding.

Oct. 12-Dec. 7 (no program Nov. 23)
Adults
$200 for 3-5pm full program
$150 for 4-5pm only
Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook
Transportation to Northbrook is available for Skokie GADOL participants.

Extra Hours: Wednesdays

Book Club followed by Body Groove with Diane Turner.

Oct. 13-Dec. 8 (no program Nov. 24)
Adults
$200 for 3-5pm full program
$150 for 4-5pm only
Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook
Transportation to Northbrook is available for Skokie GADOL participants.

Extra Hours: Thursdays

Walking and stretching followed by Art with Caren Miller.

Oct. 14-Dec. 9 (no program Nov. 25)
Adults
$200 for 3-5pm full program
$150 for 4-5pm only
Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook
Transportation to Northbrook is available for Skokie GADOL participants.

BBYO & USY

Keshet provides inclusion support for teens who participate in Jewish youth groups and certain chapters. Activities include social outings, leadership development, community service, conventions and more.

Please contact Joelle Kelenson to discuss availability and schedule an intake prior to registering.

Questions?

Fall social programs are open to current Keshet participants and people who have never attended a Keshet program before. These programs are a great way to meet people and have fun doing it. If you have questions about social programs and events, including whether 1:1 support is available for a particular program, contact Joelle Kelenson, Director of Recreation.

Email Joelle

Health & Safety

Our community’s well-being is our top priority. Keshet Recreation programs have adopted COVID-19 policies and procedures with this in mind. These guidelines will be reviewed and updated as public health policies change.

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