General Interest

The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.

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May 2

10am - 3pm

SHOP TIL YOU DROP! Destiny Mall Bus Trip

Join us for a fun filled day of shopping at the Destiny Mall in Syracuse. Star Travel Tours will be providing comfortable transportation to and from the mall. Pick up time at the JCC is 10 am. with departure from the mall back to the JCC at 3 pm. Registration is required.

JCC Member: $30     Non Member: $35
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.

May 14

12 - 1:30pm

Raising a Spirited Child

Do you find that at times, your child's behavior makes you doubt your parenting skills?  This workshop will help you better understand your child, develop effective communications skills and foster positive parenting. 

Facilitated by Emily Krohn, LCSW-R and Miri Arie, PhD.

Price includes lunch

JCC Member: $15.00     Non Member: $18.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.

Days & Times
6:45 - 9pm
Dr. Ted Barnett


Dr. Ted Barnett


Auditorium A

A Plant-Based Diet: Eating for Happiness and Health

This six-week course will make the scientific case for following a whole-food, plant-based, vegan diet to achieve optimal health and prevent disease.  Classes feature Q&A sessions and vegan food samplings with recipes.  For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Instructor: Dr. Ted Barnett

Dr. Barnett is a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist who has practiced in the Rochester area for more than 25 years. He and his wife Carol Hee Barnett, Ph.D., J.D. have been vegan for over 20 years, have raised 3 vegan children, and have been Co-Coordinators of the Rochester Area Vegetarian Society since 1995.

JCC Member: $100.00     Non Member: $125.00
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.

Days & Times
2 - 4pm
Helene Newman


Helene Newman


Room 1

Sunday Mah Jongg Instruction

Students will learn the official rules and strategies of the game.  The goal of this class is to give students the confidence to join an ongoing game.  No experience or knowledge required. 

Instructor: Helene Newman

JCC Member: $40     Non Member: $45