Events at the Vilna

Downtown Families

Vilna's Families meets a few times a year to celebrate Shabbat over dinner, music, and arts and crafts. The evenings always feature a tzedakah element, and families with children of all ages from across Greater Boston participate.


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Sukkabration: Family Puppet Show

When: Sunday, September 23 2018, 1:30 pm
Where: Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture, 18 Phillips Street, Beacon Hill [view map]

Call all families! Celebrate the Jewish harvest festival with a professional puppet show and Sukkot arts and crafts!

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Discovery Club Emerging Engineers

When: Wednesdays, October 3-December 12 4:30-5:30 PM (no class Nov 21)
Where: Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114. [view map]

Calling all children ages 5-8 (grades K-3)! Create, design, decorate, and bring robots to life.

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Charles River Conservancy Clean Up

When: Saturday, October 13 2018, 9:00 am
Where: Charles River - Exact location will be announced one week prior via email.

Join the Vilna for a morning of community service cleaning up the banks of the Charles River. This event is designed for children of all ages!

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Chanukah in the City 2018

When: Sunday, December 9 2018, 10:00 am
Where: Back Bay Events Center, 200 Berkeley Street, Boston (Back Bay). [view map]

The largest Chanukah party in the city is back again! Enjoy a morning of activities, music, and fun for kids ages 0-12! Includes a special performance with Josh and the Jamtones.

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Vilna’s Young Families Committee Chairs:
Rebecca Koenigsberg
Liza Schneiderman
Lori Sidman
Rachel Swanson

Vilna’s Young Families Committee:
Abby Fierman and Mike Grossman
Margi Gad and Daniel Bley
Claudia Granville
Ron Hibshoosh
Sarah Maguire
Aliza and Matthew Schneller
Geraldine and Gabe Sunshine
Nicole Zatlyn and Jason Weiner
Ilana Braun and Jed Weiss