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The Friends of Jack & Jill Center to Host First Ever Winter Carnival on Feb. 5, 2023

By January 11, 2023No Comments


The Friends of Jack & Jill Center will host its First Annual Winter Carnival on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 at Jack & JillCenter’s Halmos Family Building. The community event will feature a fun-filled day of carnival rides, games, arts & crafts, signature carnival food, face painting, photo opportunities, a live DJ and much more. Activities will include a Dual Lane Inflatable Slide, Ballistic Swings, Rock Climbing, Bounce Houses, a Four-In-One Sports Center, Phantoms Revenge and more. The public event is open to all ages.

All proceeds will benefit Jack & Jill Center’s mission to strengthen children and families through innovative education, supportive programming, and community engagement. Since it was established in 1999, The Friends of Jack & Jill Center has raised over $5.25 million and volunteered countless hours to improve the lives of the Center’s children and families.

Jack & Jill Center supports children of high-need working families through quality early childhood education, elementary education and family strengthening programs to ensure every child and family has the tools they need to be successful. Jack & Jill Center has served 26,000 children and families in South Florida since 1942.

Event sponsorships ranging from $500–$12,000 are available at


Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023

12 – 4 p.m.


Jack & Jill Center, Halmos Family Building
1315 W. Broward Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312


Individual tickets are available for $2 per person (children under two years of age are free), with additional registration options to support the children and families of Jack & Jill Center. Food tickets will be available for purchase at the event.


To attend the event, tickets may be purchased at:

To become a sponsor, please visit or contact Sydney Stelter, Marketing Manager, at:, 610-937-1992, or 954-463-8772, ext. 255.

About Jack & Jill Center

Jack & Jill Center’s mission is to strengthen children and families through innovative education, supportive programming and community engagement. It achieves its mission by focusing on both the children and family units as a whole, so that the entire household, children and parents alike, are able to reach their full potential. Since 1942, Jack & Jill Center has served more than 26,000 children and families in South Florida. It currently serves as a NAEYC-accredited year-round early learning program for children aged six weeks through preschool, as well as an elementary school. The Madelaine Halmos Academy’s (MHA) new state-of-the-art elementary school building, an expansion of Jack & Jill Center’s Early Education Center, debuted in April 2021. Serving students from high-need working families in kindergarten–fifth grade, the transformational project, is geared to prepare students for success in career and life and be one of the highest-performing schools in Broward County. For more information about Jack & Jill visit,,,, or call 954.463.8772.

About Friends of Jack & Jill Center

The Friends (Auxiliary Board) of Jack & Jill Center was established in 1999 to provide financial support, volunteer services, program assistance and community awareness. Since its inception, Friends of Jack & JillCenter has raised over $5 million through membership and events and have volunteered countless hours to improve the lives of children and families. For more information about Friends of Jack & Jill Center, visit

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