Adult

Programs & Events

Learn new skills, discuss current events, discover your inner artist, improve your health and wellness, and make new friends. Participants include adults at every age and stage of life: young singles and couples, new parents, empty nesters, and seniors.

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AARP Safe Driver's Class - Winter 2020

Earn discounts on your auto insurance with the NYS approved driver safety course. Payment must be made by check to AARP on the first day of class. Must attend both days.
AARP Member: $20 Non AARP Member: $25

Instructor: Patrick Fox

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Feb 10 - Wednesday Feb 12
9am-12pm

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Monday, Wednesday 9am-12pm
Feb 10 - Feb 12

The Art of Painting: Winter 2019

An open studio for painters of all levels and all medium, with instructor support available for questions and guidance. A great opportunity to meet other painters and learn new techniques.

Instructor: Allison Roberts

Location: Art Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Jan 6 - Monday Mar 9
10am-2pm

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Monday 10am-2pm
Jan 6 - Mar 9

The Art of Painting: Drop-In Winter 2019

An open studio for painters of all levels and all medium, with instructor support available for questions and guidance. A great opportunity to meet other painters and learn new techniques.
Please note: This registration link is to pay for individual weeks, not the full session.

Instructor: Allison Roberts

Location: Art Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Jan 6 - Monday Mar 9
10am-2pm

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Monday 10am-2pm
Jan 6 - Mar 9

Intro to Ballet

Intro to Ballet

Designed for beginners, this 4-week session starts from square one, learning the basics of ballet technique and building to a full ballet class. Learn the basics in a low-stress, friendly, fun environment. Attire: form-fitting athletic wear allowing full range of motion. Footwear: ballet slippers, soft-soled jazz shoes or socks. No sneakers.

Ages 12 & up.

Must enroll before first class on January 8, 2020

Non-Members and others that need assistance registering, please call 461-2000.

Instructor: Kathy Kenez

Wednesday Jan 8 - Wednesday Jan 29
5:45-7:15pm

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Wednesday 5:45-7:15pm
Jan 8 - Jan 29

Learn to Salsa

Salsa is a Latin dance style that can be enjoyed by all. This is a beginner class taught in an easy to understand manner with fun as the goal. No experience or partner required!

Instructor: Heidi Kraft

Location: Dance Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Sunday Jan 12 - Sunday Feb 2
4-5pm

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Sunday 4-5pm
Jan 12 - Feb 2

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture - Winter 2020

Discover the world of Yiddish in this Yiddish language course for intermediate and advanced learners.

No class March 10, 2020.

Instructor: Deborah Rothman

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Jan 21 - Tuesday Mar 24
10:30am-12:30pm

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Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm
Jan 21 - Mar 24

Travel to South Africa

We are pleased to be partnering with JCC Metro West (West Orange, NJ) to expand our travel offerings. Spend the week exploring the beauty and history of South Africa. Spend time in Johannesburg; Kruger National Park, South Africa's premier game sanctuary; and Cape Town and the surrounding Township, including sites featuring its local Jewish community. Price includes round trip airfare from JFK.
Learn more at https://jccmetrowest.org/programs/adult-enrichment/trips/south-africa-trip/#overview

Monday Jan 27 - Monday Feb 3

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Jan 27 - Feb 3

Heart Health & Hypertension - My Wellness

Heart Month presentation covering the health factors the American Heart Association looks at in the Rochester community, the problems we face in our area that leads into increased risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).
Free. All are welcome.

Instructor: American Heart Association

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Feb 5
1-2pm

No registration required.

Wednesday 1-2pm
Feb 5

Rochester Recycling - What, Why & Where

Have questions about recycling in Monroe County?
Join Tina Stevens, Waste Diversion and Education Coordinator for Monroe County’s Department of Environmental Services, for an in-depth look at the “what, why and where” of recycling in our community.

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Feb 6
1-2pm

No registration required.

Thursday 1-2pm
Feb 6

Kesher - Connection Celebrating Purim Together

Hamantaschen, Purim activities, making "Mishloach Manot"* food baskets for the Brighton Food Cupboard, prizes, meet new friends and engage!

Please note: Food allergies, sensory sensitivity, or any other special needs that need support can be addressed with Sharon Shafrir, Accessibility & Inclusion Director.

Sponsored by Jewish Family Services

Instructor: JFS staff

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Sharon Shafrir

Sunday Mar 1
4-6pm

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Sunday 4-6pm
Mar 1

Healthy Brain Initiative - My Wellness

Public health's role in maintaining cognitive health, a vital part of healthy aging and quality of life, is emerging. Learn what resources are available to take healthy brain initiatives.
Free. All are welcome.

Instructor: Dr. Kerry Graff

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Mar 4
1-2pm

No registration required.

Wednesday 1-2pm
Mar 4

Give Back with the J - Rochester Highlands; Fun for Purim

Join the JCC as we give back to our community together. Help as we teach our children the message of Purim by helping construct Mischloach Manot bags for Rochester Highlands.
Part of JCC series. Please see other future volunteer opportunities.

Advance registration required. To learn more contact Jen Fox, jfox@jccrochester.org. 585-461-2000 ext. 214.

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Mar 5
2:45-4:45pm

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Thursday 2:45-4:45pm
Mar 5

AARP Safe Driver's Class - Spring 2020

Earn discounts on your auto insurance with the NYS approved driver safety course. Payment must be made by check to AARP on the first day of class. Must attend both days.
AARP Member: $20 Non AARP Member: $25

Instructor: Patrick Fox

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Mar 16 - Wednesday Mar 18
9am-12pm

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Monday Apr 20 - Wednesday Apr 22
9am-12pm

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Monday May 11 - Wednesday May 13
9am-12pm

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Monday, Wednesday 9am-12pm
Mar 16 - Mar 18
Apr 20 - Apr 22
May 11 - May 13

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Come help save a life! Advance registration preferred via 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767)
Walk-ins welcome.

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Mar 18
2-7pm

No registration required.

Wednesday 2-7pm
Mar 18

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture - Spring 2020

Discover the world of Yiddish in this Yiddish language course for intermediate and advanced learners.

No class April 14 & 21.

Instructor: Deborah Rothman

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Mar 31 - Tuesday Jun 9
10:30am-12:30pm

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Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm
Mar 31 - Jun 9

Healthy Nails and Feet

Learn the importance of proper foot care related to quality of life. Karen Boss, RN will address foot problem risk factors, normal aging changes, fall prevention and appropriate footwear.
Instructor, Karen Boss, is a NYS Licensed Nail Technician and Member, American Foot Care Nurses Association.

Instructor: Karen Boss, RN

Location: Room 2

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Apr 30
1-2pm

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Thursday 1-2pm
Apr 30

Norma's Mother's Day Craft Fair

Purchase homemade Arts & Crafts from our JCC Open Craft and Copper Enameling class just in time for Mother?s Day.

Instructor: Norma Gingold

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday May 4
9am-3:30pm

No registration required.

Tuesday May 5
9am-3:30pm

No registration required.

Wednesday May 6
9am-3:30pm

No registration required.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am-3:30pm
May 4
May 5
May 6

Musical Theatre Boot Camp

A Five-Day Musical Theatre Intensive

Working in group settings and one-on-one, instructors will help performers identify, prepare, and perform age and character appropriate monologues and songs for musical theatre auditions. The week culminates with a mock-audition before a panel of local directors and artists.

Ages 12 & up.
If you have trouble registering online, please call the JCC for assistance at (585) 461-2000.

Early Bird pricing is available until 1/1/2020. Cost for non-members will increase to $450 on 1/2/2020.

Monday Jun 29 - Friday Jul 3

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Monday Aug 10 - Friday Aug 14

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 29 - Jul 3
Aug 10 - Aug 14