General Interest

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


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Parenting as a Jewish Journey

How do we teach our children to treat people with respect?  What kinds of limits and boundaries are appropriate for parents to set?  When can children be independent and when do parents need to step in?Judaism has perspectives on all of these questions and more which we will discuss using "The Blessing of a Skinned Knee" by Wendy Mogel, PhD. as a guide.  Price includes lunch.

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


Managing your Child's ADHD

Learn strategies that you can use at home and your child can use in school that do not involve medication.  Participants will be given specific exercises that can be implemented right away.  Price includes lunch.

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


Mind Your Mind

Proper nutrition is critical to our overall health and is especially true for our brain.  Learn how to easily add delicious foods into your diet that will work to keep your brain health.  Focus will also be indentifying foods and ingredients that may be causing harm.  Wokshop will include samples and recipes. 

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


Special Needs Babysitting Training

Become a more marketable babysitter and have an opportunity to change a child's life.  Receive the necessary tools and information to help others and gain important skills that can be used while babysitting, working in an after-school program or at a summer camp.

JCC Member: $10     Non Member: $15
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Eating for Energy: Creating a Balanced New You!

What would your life be like with an abundance of energy?  What foods are best to eat to increase yourenergy?  The choices we make can either deplete us or energize us.  Join us for this potentially life-changing workshop.  Price includes samples and recipes.

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


Happy Hour at the JCC Coffee Shop with Live Music!

Come and have a complimentary glass of wine or snack at the Coffee Shop and listen to the acoustic folk stylings of Jerry and Kathy Falzone.  Open to all ages.

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: May use guest pass
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Rock Solid Moms, Rock Star Daughters

Our daughters live in a world bombarded with messages from the media about how to look and how to act.  Together in a non-threatening environment, explore the ideas of self-love and self-acceptance.  Through discussin and yoga, we will explore our strength to face challenges and our or ability to support each other.  We will listen to our hearts, share laughter, joy and connection.

 

Sunday, February 8, 1-3 pm (ages 11-14 and moms), 3:30-5:30 pm (ages 15-18 and moms)

JCC Member: $18     Non Member: $25
Contact Michele Ruda Leve for more information.


Trust Your Gut

Explore the inner world of the gut and its connection to overall health and wellbeing.  Learn why the saying "All disease begins in the gut" is so true and how by taking care of your gut, you are taking care of your whole body. 

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


Days & Times
Mondays
7 - 9pm
Ted Barnett, M.D.

Instructor

Ted Barnett, M.D.

Plant-Based Diet

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.

JCC Member: $100     Non Member: $125


Days & Times
Tuesdays of each month
10:30am - 5pm

Location

Coffee Shop

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
Mondays of each month
1pm
Kte O'Brien, BSW, MS, MHSA, Supervior of Community Case Management, JFS

Instructor

Kte 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: December 15, January 19, February 16

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


Starting Oct 27, 2014
Mondays
10am - 2pm
Allison Roberts

Instructor

Allison Roberts

The Art of Painting

Express your creative side through painting!  The instructor will provide a materials list.  Painting booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk to enter the class. 

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


Starting Dec 1, 2014
Mondays of each month
1:30 - 2:30pm
Michael Miller

Instructor

Michael Miller

Book Club

Calling all book lovers everywhere!  In conjuction with the Lane Dworkin Book Festival, we are hosting a book club.  Read interesting and discussion provoking books and enjoy stimulating conversation. 

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: May use guest pass
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Starting Dec 4, 2014
Thursdays of each month
10:15am - 10:45am

Location

The Resource Place

Coffee and Conversation -NEW!

First Thursday of every month.  Come enjoy a FREE cup of coffee and snack, meet new friends and hear what events are coming up in The Resource Place. 

JCC Member: Free     Non Member: May use guest pass
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.