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8/10/2022 General
PJ Library® in South Palm Beach County

PJ Library® in South Palm Beach County Holds Signature National Grandparents Day Event, Sept. 11, 2022
Families planning to participate via Zoom should register by August 10

Boca Raton, Fla. – August 8, 2022 – In celebration of National Grandparents' Day, PJ Library® in South Palm Beach County invites friends to a fun celebration in Boca Raton. Festivities will feature an interactive story for all generations, a Rosh Hashana craft for families to make, and plenty of engaging music to sing and dance with Miss Susan.

From 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, participants can celebrate with their grandparents in person or on Zoom. The program costs $5 per child, with no charge for accompanying grandparents. There is limited space at the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Zinman Hall, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd, Boca Raton, so register early at www.jewishboca.org/grandparentsday.

PJ Library Director Elana Ostroff promises something for everyone to enjoy at this signature annual event celebrating families. "I'm excited to share a story and talk about the importance of 'l'dor v'dor,' which means 'generation to generation.'"

Families celebrating via Zoom must register by Wednesday, August 10, to receive their craft materials in the mail in time. A separate Zoom registration is required for each household, with a link and password provided once registered.

National Grandparents' Day was established in 1978 with a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter, designating it as the first Sunday after Labor Day. Rosh Hashana is a two-day celebration of the Jewish New Year. This year, Rosh Hashana begins at sundown on Sunday, September 25 will be celebrated until nightfall on Tuesday, September 27.

For more information, email PJ Library Director Elana Ostroff at pjlibrary@bocafed.org or by calling 561-852-6080. This year's National Grandparents Day event is generously sponsored by Mervyn and Marie Becker in honor of their grandchildren.

PJ Library in South Palm Beach County is made possible by generous support from the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Leon and Toby Cooperman Family Foundation, Jewish Women's Foundation, and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
 
ABOUT PJ Library®: PJ Library is an award-winning Jewish education and family engagement program. Through the power of Jewish values-based stories, PJ Library deepens Jewish identity in the home, connects families to the Jewish community, and strengthens global Jewish peoplehood. Families raising Jewish children from birth through eight years will receive a gift of high-quality Jewish children's books every month. Today, PJ Library sends more than 250,000 books every month to families throughout North America.