The JCC of Paramus/Congregation Beth Tikvah hosts an open house for prospective families and their children. The evening, which includes a barbecue, Shabbat family services, and gym time, is set for Friday, August 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The synagogue is at East 304 Midland Ave., in Paramus. The evening is free, but reservations are required. For information, call (201) 983-9430, email hblesq@yahoo.com, or go to www.jccparamus.org.