Summer 2019 Programs & Events

Adult

Summer 2019 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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The Art of Painting: Spring 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: No class May 27

Instructor: Allison Roberts

Location: Art Studio

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Monday Apr 29 - Monday Jun 24
10am-2pm

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Monday 10am-2pm
Apr 29 - Jun 24

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture - Spring 2019

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

Instructor: Deborah Rothman

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Tuesday Mar 26 - Tuesday Jun 4
10:30am-12:30pm

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Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm
Mar 26 - Jun 4

Crochet: Crochet a Granny Square (Intermediate)

Learn to crochet a "granny square" - a type of crocheted square. Class time will focus on the main structure and work of the classic crochet granny square in the round using double crochet stitches and working in clusters with chain stitches separating the sets. We'll also discuss the many variations of the "granny."

Materials: Please either bring the below materials, or $12 to purchase a supply kit (needles and yarn) from the instructor.
1) Worsted weight scrap yarn in two colorways (approx 300 yards)
2) Crochet hooks in ONE of the following sizes: G, H, or I

Instructor: Susie Zanni, former owner of The Yarne Source

Location: Room 2

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Tuesday May 21 - Tuesday May 28
1-3pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Tuesday 1-3pm
May 21 - May 28

GVPT - Plantar Fasciitis Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Jun 4
12-1pm

No registration required.

Tuesday 12-1pm
Jun 4

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: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Jun 4 - Tuesday Jun 25
7-8pm

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Tuesday 7-8pm
Jun 4 - Jun 25

The Good Food Collective

Learn about local farmers and food producers and pick up tips for what to do with treats from your local summer farmer's market.
Welcome table 4-6pm, Info sessions at 4:30 and 5:30pm
FREE

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Jun 6
4-6pm

No registration required.

Thursday 4-6pm
Jun 6

GVPT - Plantar Fasciitis Screening

A Plantar Fasciitis Screening provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT). Please sign up for 20 minute assessment at the Main Desk.

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Jun 11
12-2pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Tuesday 12-2pm
Jun 11

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, RN

Location: Room 2

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Jun 13
1pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Thursday 1pm
Jun 13

EVA: A-7063 Screening with Eva Kor

Screening of the film EVA: A-7063 (90 minutes) with post-film discussion with Eva Kor and Ted Green.

TICKETS REQUIRED ($5/each) Order here:
https://www.wxxi.org/highlights/2019/04/eva-7063-screening-eva-kor

Sunday Jun 16
7-9pm

No registration required.

Sunday 7-9pm
Jun 16

AARP Safe Driver's Class - Summer 2019

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 Jun 17 - Wednesday Jun 19
9am-12pm

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Monday Jul 22 - Wednesday Jul 24
9am-12pm

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Monday Aug 19 - Wednesday Aug 21
9am-12pm

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Monday, Wednesday 9am-12pm
Jun 17 - Jun 19
Jul 22 - Jul 24
Aug 19 - Aug 21

Ask the Audiologist

Let Rochester Hearing & Speech Center help demystify hearing health as we age. Learn about hearing tests, find out why hearing aids are not scary, and learn what you can do to prevent hearing loss for yourself, your children, and your grandchildren.

Instructor: Debbie Sanderson

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Jun 19
1pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Wednesday 1pm
Jun 19

The Art of Painting: Summer 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: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Monday Jul 1 - Monday Aug 26
10am-2pm

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Monday 10am-2pm
Jul 1 - Aug 26

The Art of Painting: Drop-In

A drop-in option of The Art of Painting program. Please bring your own supplies. Instructor is available for guidance and support. She can also help advise on supplies.

Please pay at the Main Desk when you arrive for the program.

Instructor: Allison Roberts

Location: Art Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Jul 1
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Jul 8
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Jul 15
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Jul 22
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Jul 29
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Aug 5
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Aug 12
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday Aug 19
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Monday 10am-2pm
Jul 1
Jul 8
Jul 15
Jul 22
Jul 29
Aug 5
Aug 12
Aug 19

GVPT - Urinary Incontinence Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Jul 2
12-1pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Tuesday 12-1pm
Jul 2

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 Jul 3 - Wednesday Jun 26
2-7pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Wednesday 2-7pm
Jul 3 - Jun 26

RJFF All Festival Pass 2019

Your all-access pass to our 2019 Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival! Valid for all films July 7-14, 2019.

Passes can be picked up at the JCC after June 1.

Film schedule will be available at rjff.org.

Sunday Jul 7 - Sunday Jul 14

Register
Jul 7 - Jul 14

Coloring and Conversation

Join the adult coloring craze. Relax and unwind with themed coloring sheets and conversation with new friends. Supplies provided.

Location: Yiddish Culture Center

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Jul 8 - Monday Jul 29
10-11am

No registration required.

Monday 10-11am
Jul 8 - Jul 29

Rikud Rochester Israeli Dance Workshop - Full Weekend

22nd annual Israeli Dance Workshop and Marathon with guest programmer/teacher Ken Avner. Dance your favorites and learn the latest hits in our relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Workshop runs:
Saturday, August 3, 7pm-2am
Sunday, August 4, 1-5pm

$50 Entire Weekend
$30 Single Day Saturday
$25 Single Day Sunday

Please use this registration button for Full Weekend only.

Instructor: Max Steiner

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Saturday Aug 3 - Sunday Aug 4

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Saturday, Sunday
Aug 3 - Aug 4

Rikud Rochester Israeli Dance Workshop - Saturday Only

22nd annual Israeli Dance Workshop and Marathon with guest programmer/teacher Ken Avner. Dance your favorites and learn the latest hits in our relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Workshop runs:
Sunday, August 4, 1-5pm

$50 Entire Weekend
$30 Single Day Saturday
$25 Single Day Sunday

Please use this registration button for Saturday Only

Instructor: Max Steiner

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Saturday Aug 3
7pm-2am

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Saturday 7pm-2am
Aug 3

Rikud Rochester Israeli Dance Workshop - Sunday Only

22nd annual Israeli Dance Workshop and Marathon with guest programmer/teacher Ken Avner. Dance your favorites and learn the latest hits in our relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Workshop runs:
Sunday, August 4, 1-5pm

$50 Entire Weekend
$30 Single Day Saturday
$25 Single Day Sunday

Please use this registration button for Sunday only.

Instructor: Max Steiner

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Sunday Aug 4
1pm-5am

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Sunday 1pm-5am
Aug 4

Musical Theatre Boot Camp

A Five-Day Musical Theatre Intensive
Monday, August 5- Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn how to prepare for and nail your audition in a supportive, inspiring and fun environment.

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.

Sessions include intensive work on Monologue Technique and Vocal Performance with additional workshops on Dance Technique for Dancer and Non-Dancers, Tackling the Classics, Conquering your Cold Reading, and Industry Secrets for Successful Auditions.

An optional evening session for parents of college-bound students will be also be held to discuss the oftentimes overwhelming process.

For more information, contact: Ralph Meranto

Monday Aug 5 - Friday Aug 9
9am-4pm

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm
Aug 5 - Aug 9

GVPT - Shoulder Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Aug 6
12-1pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Tuesday 12-1pm
Aug 6

GVPT - Shoulder Screening

A Shoulder Screening provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT). Please sign up for 20 minute assessment at the Main Desk.

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Aug 13
12-2pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Tuesday 12-2pm
Aug 13

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

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Monday Jan 27, 2020 - Monday Feb 3, 2020

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Jan 27, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020