The J is on the move to a neighborhood near you! Join us a variety of innovative, pop-up experiences (including birthday parties, mitzvah projects, and family holiday programs) that will engage and delight the whole family.

Our J on Wheels state-of-the-art trailer will meet the needs of our growing community all around town including North, South, East, and West Dallas! Have a social, educational, or cultural moment with us – all with a Jewish twist!

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Programs Available

BDAY Parties

Birthday Parties

Looking for a different birthday party? Experience a J on Wheels Party! We come to you with fun!

Age:  3 and up
Location: You name it – your home, a favorite park, or event a the J! The J on Wheels can go anywhere!
Dates and Times: Parties can be arranged for weekdays or Sundays.
What is provided: We offer planned supervised activities for the party such as crafts, sports, games, music, Lego building, woodworking, and more!  The party set up and clean up are included.
What you need to provide: The J is not responsible for providing cake, drinks, or goody bags.
Price: Starting at $300

To plan your party please contact Laura Seymour at (214) 239-7110 or lseymour@jccdallas.org

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Youth Enrichment Opportunites

Kids just want to have fun! J on Wheels offers different opportunities for a variety of kids – check out the offerings and then let us know what else YOU would like to do! Kite flying, fitness classes, nature explore, or just hang out with friends! We have something for you. Check back for new programs and events!

Come to the J and take the Lego challenge in the J on Wheels on the Gan. Each week challenge yourself and compete against others plus in teams to create amazing structures. The challenges get more difficult as the weeks continue. You do not need to be a Lego Master – just someone who loves to create!

Grades: 2-5
Dates: Tuesdays, October 13, 20, & 27
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: J on Wheels at the J
Price: $75/members | $95/non-members

Has your child always wanted to play a musical instrument? The ukulele is the perfect instrument for beginners and they can learn to play in just four weeks. Don’t have a ukulele? We have instruments to borrow and we will also help you to choose the right one for you.

Grades: 3-8 (or even older)
Dates: Sundays, October 18, 25, November 1, 8
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Price: $125/members | $160/non-members

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Family Holiday Events and Workshops

Check here for types of activities for the whole family to enjoy! We will learn together, celebrate together, explore together, and enjoy quality family time. Every day is a holiday! Do you have an idea and a group of families who want to try? We have something for you and your family. Check back for new programs and events!

Bring the family, a blanket or lawn chairs, and a picnic dinner to the park. Each family will enjoy picnicking physically distanced, learn songs and blessings while creating spice boxes and more for their Havdalah celebration.

Date: Saturday evening, October 23, 6:30 pm
Location: TBD
Price per family: $50/members | $60/non-members

Pack a picnic dinner for the family and come to the J for Sukkot fun plus learning. We will enjoy crafts and singing plus make an edible sukkah for dessert.

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 6:00 pm
Location: J on Wheels at the J in the Sukkah on the Gan
Price per family: $30 Members | $40 Non Members

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Community Programs

Our community is an important part of who we are at the J. We all want to help others and sometimes we need help in finding the way! There are lots of things adults can do but finding the right “mitzvah” for kids can be challenging. Join this special group for youth community outreach programs to help make a difference.

Do you love to help others? What about making a difference in the community? If you need mitzvah or volunteer hours for school or organization we have the perfect place for you. At this organizational meeting, we will explore different opportunities for doing projects that help others. Plans for projects will be discussed and future meetings for actions will be scheduled.

Grades: 5 – 7
Meeting Date: Sunday, November 15
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Price: $15

Future Leaders in Business (FLIB) is an 8-month program for a small and select group of teens entering 10th – 12th grades that will start in the fall of each year. Each month, “FLIB-bers” will be meeting with community members who are leaders in their fields. FLIB-bers will have the opportunity to tour businesses and meet in small groups with presidents and CEOs of companies. The FLIB program aims to empower teens to explore possibilities for their futures.

Grades: 10-12

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Stay Connected

Are you interested in more opportunities with J on Wheels? If you have an idea for an event or program please contact Laura Seymour at lseymour@jccdallas.org. The trailer can come to you with for all sorts of fun activities!

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J on Wheels COVID-19 Procedures

  • Programs are limited to 5-6 participants. Capacity for family events will be determined by the space used.
  • The activity area within the J on Wheels and any outdoor spaces will be cleaned and disinfected before participants arrive.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available for participants upon arrival.

  • All participants must bring their own water bottles, however, water will be available for refill. Bathrooms will not be available at many sites.

  • Screening and temperature checks are required of all participants.

  • All participants and instructors are required to wear face masks.

  • Each participant or family will have their own supplies, and tables/workspaces will be socially distanced.

  • For birthday parties, families can invite individuals who are in their acceptable pod.