All Are Welcome to BJEP’s Community Events

Check out our fun events from the 2018-2019 school year. Check back soon for more information on programs and events for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Bonaparté Magic Show, Aerialist & Purim Carnival

Where can you find a welcoming family atmosphere to enjoy magic, an acrobatic performer, carnival games and rich age-appropriate discussions about social justice issues that shape our world today? We are excited to open our doors and invite you to join BJEP for a family Purim Day. This event is geared for families with children ages 4 to 12. As is the tradition on Purim, we encourage you to come in costumes.

Purim Party Schedule:
9:30am: Purim Spiel (Purim Play)

10:00 am: Age Appropriate Social Justice Discussions
10:30am: Bonaparté Magic Show & Purim Carnival
11:50am: Pizza Party (with pizza for sale), Aerialist & Raffle Winners Announced

While this event is free, we recommend you bring some cash if you would like to buy pizza and hamantashen at our Pizza Party Fundraiser or if you’d like to enter fun raffles for the chance to win prizes.

April 7: Chocolate Seder: Blood, frogs, locusts, Hershey kisses, Tootsie Rolls, and chocolate-covered Matzo is all included in our unique BJEP Chocolate Seder. Please join us for a chocolaty twist to celebrate

Passover. This event is geared for families with children ages 5 to 12.

10:30am: Sign-in, Welcome Scavenger Hunt and Parent Lounge with Coffee and Bagels
11:00am-12:00pm: Chocolate Seder (We will begin promptly at 11am)

April 28: Family Mitzvah Day: There is nothing that feels better than helping others. Please join us to participate in a variety of activities to help out the local community, including making sandwiches for homeless clients; making dog toys for animals in a shelter; making cards with inspirational messages for kids and young people who are in need; decorating clay pots and planting seeds for seniors; writing letters to support important causes, such as climate change; and more!  Join us for a Bring Your Own Picnic lunch after we finish the projects. Recommended for ages 5 plus. Event will take place rain or shine.