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


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Annual Senior Picnic

Summertime and the Livin' is Easy! Come for our annual picnic complete with hotdogs and hamburgers, salads and more.

JCC Member: $6     Non Member: $9
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Book Club

Calling all book lovers everywhere! In conjunction with the Lane Dworkin Book Festival, we are hosting a book club which meets every six weeks. Read interesting and discussion provoking books and enjoy stimulating conversation. For more information, contact Carrie Dengler at ext. 214 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


QuickChat: A Speed Dating Event for Adults 65+

Looking to meet new people with similar interests; discover something new about a friend; or maybe even find your true love? If so QuichChat is for you!
This 20-person speed dating event gives you 5 minutes to find out about your table-mate. Use our questions or bring your own, but be strategic, because once the bell rings, off to the next table you go!
Join the adventure; you never know when a quick chat may change your life.
QuickChat is limited to 10 women and 10 men. Registration will be on a first come first served basis, so sign up now!

Price includes light appetizers

JCC Member: $15     Non Member: $18
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Jewelry Making

Open/drop in studio where you can bring your jewelry making materials and create your own pieces. An instructor will be there to guide or help you make special pieces of jewelry. Please call ext. 214 for a list of suggested supplies.

JCC Member: $9.00     Non Member: $12.00
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

In partnership with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the JCC is hosting a blood drive in memory of the victims of 9/11.

Appointments made through the American Red Cross are preferred by calling 1-800 RED CROSS or at www.redcross.org.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Aging Gracefully: Tips for Healthy Aging

Learn how to stay healthy, vibrant and vital at any age. Understand which foods slow the aging process and how to incorporate them into your daily routine.

JCC Member: $16.00     Non Member: $20.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Sep 30 - Nov 4
Wednesday
6:30 - 7:30pm
Agustin Ramos, Flower City Tango

Instructor

Agustin Ramos, Flower City Tango

Tango Lessons

The Tango with its staccato movements, greatly improves a man's lead and a woman's ability to follow him on the dance floor.

JCC Member: $40.00     Non Member: $50.00
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


College Planning for Students with Learning Needs

Students who benefit from 504/IEP's in high school benefit from extended planning in the college search process. Topics include standardized testing, college visits, and identifying and anticipating a student's needs in a post-secondary environment.

JCC Member: 16.00/Family     Non Member: 22.00/Family
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Super Noggin- Stress Reduction

Excessive or chronic stress can interfere with your memory. This fun and enlightening class gives a brief overview of the effects of stress on the brain and presents simple mental and physical techniques for relaxation that can be done anywhere...anytime! You'll learn techniques that will de-stress you, invigorate your brain, and even get you laughing!

JCC Member: $20.00     Non Member: $25.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


ALL NEW! Sounds for Life Series: What Did You Say?

This program is an overview of the types and causes of hearing loss. We will also cover the relationship between hearing loss and how it affects other health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and dementia, among others.

JCC Member: $15.00     Non Member: $20.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Take a trip to Brooklyn!

Join us for a screening of Neil Simon's coming-of-age classic, Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986, 109 mins). Film screening preceded by a Brooklyn-style lunch with bagels, lox, and schmear.

JCC Member: $6     Non Member: $9
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Happy Hour at the JCC Coffee Shop

Come and have a complimentary glass of wine and some fun with musical guest, Steve Piper.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


ALL NEW! Drop-In Parenting Discussion Group

Bring your own lunch and join other parents to discuss: setting limits, meal time issues, bedtime routines and anything else you have on your mind!

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Counting Sheep

Learn about the underlying mechanisms which lead to insomnia and how insomnia, which results in chronic insufficient sleep, effects your health. Learn beginning and advanced sleep hygiene techniques, and coping strategies which you can practice immediately.

JCC Member: 20.00 includes lunch     Non Member: 25.00 includes lunch
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Eat to Help Prevent Cancer

Reduce your risk for cancer by improving your diet with beneficial, healing foods. Learn which foods support and strengthen your immune system and provide you with the greatest benefits to your health.

JCC Member: $16.00     Non Member: $20.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Super Noggin- Mental Exercises

Join us for brain gymnastics! Novelty and challenge are important in keeping mentally sharp, and this class will get those brain cells firing with noncompetitive activities and exercises designed to work the brain in new ways. No games, IQ challenges or puzzles- just "whole brain" workouts that are lots of fun!

JCC Member: $20.00     Non Member: $25.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Self-Care Workshop for Moms

As busy moms, we don't always take the time to take care of ourselves. Learn some wonderful ways to take care of yourself so that you can be 100% present not only for your children, but for your other roles: partner, sister, daughter, friend, employee/employer...and the list only grows! Register today! Lunch included.

JCC Member: $16.00     Non Member: $22.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


I Have Hearing Loss, Now What?

This program will introduce communication strategies for people with hearing loss that can also be used by those with whom they communicate. We will also provide an overview of who is a candidate for hearing aids, considerations in choosing a hearing aid, and general information about hearing aid technology.

JCC Member: $15.00     Non Member: $20.00
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Hanukkah/Christmas Dilemma and Open Discussion on Interfaith Issues

Join us for a FREE bagel breakfast and an opportunity to discuss this potentially difficult time of year for interfaith couples. RSVP by 11/19/15, call ext. 232 or email Michele at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Days & Times
Second Tuesdays of each month
11:15am - 11:45am

Story Time with Mike... For Parents, Grandparents and Children of All Ages

Mike Miller has been telling stories as a teacher, camp counselor, and professional storyteller for over 30 years.  He loves entertaining grandparents, parents and children of all ages.  Join us for this FREE monthly event. 

 

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: May use guest pass
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Days & Times
First and Second and Third and Fourth and Fifth Mondays of each month
1pm
Kate O'Brien, BSW, MS, MHSA, Supervior of Community Case Management, JFS

Instructor

Kate O'Brien, BSW, MS, MHSA, Supervior of Community Case Management, JFS

Caring for a Parent/Loved One Support Group

Get the support you need to help care for your aging parent or loved one.  Pre-registration is required 48 hours prior to a group meeting. 

 

Upcoming Meeting Dates: September 21, Ocotber 19, November 16, 2015

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Days & Times
Mondays
10am - 1pm
Allison Roberts

Instructor

Allison Roberts

The Art of Painting

Have you always wanted to paint, or are you a more experienced artist seeking inspiration from like-minded friends? Work in the media of your choice from acrylics, oils, water color, and colored pencils to mixed media and enjoy demonstrations from guest artists. All ages and abilities are welcome. Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk to enter the class.

JCC Member: $55     Non Member: $88
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Days & Times
Second Tuesdays of each month
10am - 11am
Michael Miller

Instructor

Michael Miller

All New! Show Tune Showcase

Join this choral group to sing popular show tunes, facilitated and accompanied by Michael Miller.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: -
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Starting Aug 5, 2015
Wednesdays
10am
June Rapowitz

Instructor

June Rapowitz

Mah Jongg Lessons

Students will learn official rules and strategies with the confidence to join an ongoing game in this 4 week class. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

JCC Member: $50     Non Member: $55
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Starting Oct 1, 2015
Thursdays
12 - 2pm
Howard Golove

Instructor

Howard Golove

Films with Howard Golove

An outstanding documentary series on the history of Broadway. Hosted by Julie Andrews, "Broadway, the American Musical".
October 1: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1893-1927), "Syncopated City" (1919-1933)
October 8: ""I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" (1930-1942), "Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'" (1943-1960)
October 22: "Tradition" (1957-1979), "Putting It Together" (1980-Early 2000)
Feel free to bring your own lunch

 

** Please note: there is NO film on Thursday, October 15th.

JCC Member: $5.00     Non Member: $10.00
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.