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Free summer programs for grandparents and grandchildren offered by Jewish Family Services


During the summer, when the kids are out of school, do you feel like your grandkids rule your roost? Jewish Family Services (JFS) has created a series of events that will allow you to meet other grandparents who care for their grandkids during the summer, and take this opportunity to get out of the house for a grand time!




Horseshoes and Ice Cream—FREE!

Wednesday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Citizens Park – at the corner of Benton St. and 22nd Ave.

Kick off the summer with a game of horseshoes. JFS will have plastic horse shoes for the little ones, and real horse shoes for the big kids. Enjoy the sun-shine, lemonade, ice cream, and fruit!


Brown Bag Picnic and Tie-Dye at Sloan’s Lake—FREE!

Wednesday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m.

Sloan’s Lake – at the corner of Utica St. and 17th Ave.

Pack a lunch for yourself and your grandkids and come to Sloan’s Lake. Talk with other grandparents while the kids enjoy summer play. Bring a white T-shirts, and JFS will create summer tie-dye!


Dance Time—FREE!

Wednesday, August 14th at 10:30 a.m.

Edgewater United Methodist Church – 2497 Fenton St., Edgewater, CO 80214

Dust off your dancing shoes and bring the grandkids for line dancing, salsa, mamba, or any other dance you can think of! This is a great way to wrap up the summer, just before the kids go back to school.


Edgewater Community Picnic and Scavenger Hunt—FREE!

Saturday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m.

Citizens Park – at the corner of Benton St. and 22nd Ave.

Come together with the whole Edgewater community! There will be a scavenger hunt for the kids, free hotdogs, music and a fantastic fireworks show!


If you need transportation to any of the Jewish Family Services events, or to make your reservation please contact us at 720 763-3042 or

Every grandparent must be supervised by a kid (and all kids must be supervised by a grandparent)!


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[Photo courtesy of SFA Union City/Flickr]

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