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


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Sep 27

Thursday
1 - 2pm

Add to Calendar 09/27/2018 1:00pm 09/27/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Jewish Genealogy Informational Meeting Join others who are interested in Jewish Genealogy. The group will brainstorm ideas for guest speakers and determine the direction of the group.

Jewish Genealogy Informational Meeting

Join others who are interested in Jewish Genealogy. The group will brainstorm ideas for guest speakers and determine the direction of the group.

Free for Members
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.
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Oct 8 - Nov 12
Monday
1 - 3pm
Susan Zanni, the Yarne Source

Instructor

Susan Zanni, the Yarne Source

Knitting for Beginners/Intermediate

If you have always wanted to knit, here’s your chance! Our expert will start with the basics and go from there. Each week will feature a new beginner/intermediate project to work on and all materials are provided.

$60    Member: $50
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.
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Oct 15

Monday
12 - 1:30pm

Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 12:00pm 10/15/2018 1:30pm America/New_York Nutrition for the New Mom Being a new mom is exciting, wonderful, stressful, and exhausting. Finding time to eat, let alone something healthy, seems like a luxury. And if you are breastfeeding, trying to figure out exactly what you should eat can be so confusing! Learn simple tips to create quick, easy and nutritious snacks and meals that help you get the energy, fuel, and nutrition you need to get through the day (and night!) Feel free to bring a lunch.

Nutrition for the New Mom

Being a new mom is exciting, wonderful, stressful, and exhausting. Finding time to eat, let alone something healthy, seems like a luxury. And if you are breastfeeding, trying to figure out exactly what you should eat can be so confusing! Learn simple tips to create quick, easy and nutritious snacks and meals that help you get the energy, fuel, and nutrition you need to get through the day (and night!) Feel free to bring a lunch.

$15    Member: $15
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.
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Oct 15

Monday
1 - 2pm

Add to Calendar 10/15/2018 1:00pm 10/15/2018 2:00pm America/New_York The Role DNA Testing Can Play in Genealogical Research With the incredible drop in the cost of DNA testing, Sage will discuss the types of tests and the role that they can play in genealogical research. Examples, including an evolving case study from his own testing, will illustrate how conclusions can properly be drawn from test results, with an emphasis on the appropriate uses of the tests and on what can and cannot be learned from them.

The Role DNA Testing Can Play in Genealogical Research

With the incredible drop in the cost of DNA testing, Sage will discuss the types of tests and the role that they can play in genealogical research. Examples, including an evolving case study from his own testing, will illustrate how conclusions can properly be drawn from test results, with an emphasis on the appropriate uses of the tests and on what can and cannot be learned from them.

Free for Members
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.
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Oct 15 - Nov 19
Monday
3:30 - 4:30pm
Dick Seils

Instructor

Dick Seils

Euchre

An excellent opportunity to learn how to play for people with little or no euchre experience, taught in a relaxed atmosphere where the goal is to have fun. Players will learn the basics, naming trump, scoring, strategy, etc. Please bring a deck of cards to class.

$80    Member: $70
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.
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Oct 16 - Dec 18
Tuesday
10:30am - 12:30pm
Deborah Rothman

Instructor

Deborah Rothman

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture

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

What a Deal: Sign Up for the Year! Sign up for all three sessions – fall, winter, and spring – and receive a discount! Members: $85/session, $255/year Non Members: $110/session, $330/year. Contact Joy Getnick to register this way.

Regular session registration link forthcoming.

$120    Member: $90
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Oct 17

Wednesday
2 - 3pm

Add to Calendar 10/17/2018 2:00pm 10/17/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Free Speaker Series-Scam Protection New ways of stealing your identity and different kinds of scams are popping up every day. Learn how to protect yourself or someone you love in this session.

Free Speaker Series-Scam Protection

New ways of stealing your identity and different kinds of scams are popping up every day. Learn how to protect yourself or someone you love in this session.

Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.
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Oct 19

Friday
8:30am - 5pm

Add to Calendar 10/19/2018 8:30am 10/19/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect then to the appropriate cure. Please bring a lunch. Register by Oct 10. For more information visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect then to the appropriate cure. Please bring a lunch. Register by Oct 10. For more information visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

$189    Member: $159
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.
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Oct 22

Monday
12 - 1:30pm

Add to Calendar 10/22/2018 12:00pm 10/22/2018 1:30pm America/New_York Making Every Moment Count: The Practice of Mindful Parenting Cultivate deeper connection; start with yourself! Have you ever felt like time with your kids was slipping away, shrouded in busyness and distraction? Join us for this workshop to learn how practicing mindfulness can help us connect with our kids more deeply and savor every moment. We will talk about the definition and basics of “mindfulness,” a trendy but often unclear term. We will learn practices that cultivate our present-moment awareness, clear our mind, and sharpened our focus. Best of all, these practices can be incorporated into our busy parenting lives!

Making Every Moment Count: The Practice of Mindful Parenting

Cultivate deeper connection; start with yourself! Have you ever felt like time with your kids was slipping away, shrouded in busyness and distraction? Join us for this workshop to learn how practicing mindfulness can help us connect with our kids more deeply and savor every moment. We will talk about the definition and basics of “mindfulness,” a trendy but often unclear term. We will learn practices that cultivate our present-moment awareness, clear our mind, and sharpened our focus. Best of all, these practices can be incorporated into our busy parenting lives!

Free for Members
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.
Register Now

Oct 24

Wednesday
1 - 2pm

Add to Calendar 10/24/2018 1:00pm 10/24/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Free Speaker Series- Medicare 101 Learn to navigate the in’s and out’s of Medicare and supplemental insurance to find out what is right for you.

Free Speaker Series- Medicare 101

Learn to navigate the in’s and out’s of Medicare and supplemental insurance to find out what is right for you.

Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.
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Oct 25

Thursday
5 - 6pm

Add to Calendar 10/25/2018 5:00pm 10/25/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Happy Hour with Live Music Enjoy complimentary beverages and snacks while listening to the fun acoustic tunes of Rochester’s own duo, Date Night. Make it a true “date night” and utilize our Play Gym, Sitter Service and InZone for your kids for this event ($7 fee for non-members).

Happy Hour with Live Music

Enjoy complimentary beverages and snacks while listening to the fun acoustic tunes of Rochester’s own duo, Date Night. Make it a true “date night” and utilize our Play Gym, Sitter Service and InZone for your kids for this event ($7 fee for non-members).

Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Oct 31

Wednesday
1 - 2pm

Add to Calendar 10/31/2018 1:00pm 10/31/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Free Speaker Series Want to know the differences between Independent living and skilled nursing facilities? Want to know what is available to you or a loved in terms of housing? We will explain all of this and much more in this workshop to navigate all options.

Free Speaker Series

Want to know the differences between Independent living and skilled nursing facilities? Want to know what is available to you or a loved in terms of housing? We will explain all of this and much more in this workshop to navigate all options.

Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.
Register Now

Nov 1

Thursday
1pm

Add to Calendar 11/1/2018 1:00pm 11/1/2018 11:59pm America/New_York Introduction to the Rochester Holocaust Survivors Project Website Learn how to access Rochester Holocaust Survivors’ voices, read their stories and see their photographs preserved on the JCC Kiosk and on the CHAI Website rochesterholocaustsurvivors.org

Introduction to the Rochester Holocaust Survivors Project Website

Learn how to access Rochester Holocaust Survivors’ voices, read their stories and see their photographs preserved on the JCC Kiosk and on the CHAI Website rochesterholocaustsurvivors.org

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Nov 7

Wednesday
1 - 2pm

Add to Calendar 11/7/2018 1:00pm 11/7/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Enjoying Difficult People This workshop will help us navigate challenging relationships in our personal and professional lives.

Enjoying Difficult People

This workshop will help us navigate challenging relationships in our personal and professional lives.

Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.
Register Now

Nov 29

Thursday
7pm

Add to Calendar 11/29/2018 7:00pm 11/29/2018 11:59pm America/New_York Loaves of Love IV: A Multi-Generational Mega Challah Bake This epic event is back by popular demand!  Join over 360 women and girls from across the Jewish community to knead, braid, connect, and to be inspired at an evening to remember. Registration information forthcoming. Co-sponsored with Pittsford Chabad

Loaves of Love IV: A Multi-Generational Mega Challah Bake

This epic event is back by popular demand!  Join over 360 women and girls from across the Jewish community to knead, braid, connect, and to be inspired at an evening to remember.

Registration information forthcoming.

Co-sponsored with Pittsford Chabad

$18    Member: $18
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Days & Times
First and Third Fridays of each month

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Coordinated Care Services, Inc. can assist you with the health insurance enrollment process through New York State of Health, the Official Health Plan Marketplace.  Appointments may be made at the JCC for the first and third Friday of each month as well as the third Thursday from 4-8pm.  For an appointment, call 613-7662.

FREE

Free for Members


Days & Times
First Mondays of each month
10:30am - 11:30am

Musical Mondays with Mike Miller

Join Mike and the piano in the Fireside Lounge the first Monday of each month from 10:30-11:30am. to sing everything from show tunes to old standards.  Lyric sheets are provided.  

FREE

Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Days & Times
Thursdays
12pm

Congregatings: A Community Brown-Bag Lunch and Learn Series for Adults

The JCC is pleased to be participating in a newly expanded community brown-bag lunch and learn series for adults. This group, an outgrowth of the “TBKers” from Temple B’rith Kodesh, meets monthly for engaging conversations and presentations on a great variety of topics. All are welcome.

Most meetings take place in the Adult Lounge at Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY 14618. Please see full calendar on-line at: http://www.tbk.org/community2/congregatings

The group requests that, in the spirit of the law of kashrut, brown-bag lunches exclude pork and shellfish products as well as food items that mix meat and dairy ingredients.

 

 

 

Free    Free for Members


Days & Times
Wednesdays
9am - 1pm
Nadia Sanow

Instructor

Nadia Sanow

Marquetry

Marquetry is art made from wood veneer glued together to forma picture or pattern.  Drop-in to learn this craft or work on a project.  

$20    Free for Members
Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Days & Times
Third Sundays of each month
9:30am - 11am

Parenting Village Drop-In Support Group

This parent support group, known as the “School-Age Circle” welcomes anyone to join whether you find yourself struggling and are in need of extra support or merely want connection and social time with other parents- this inclusive environment is open to all! Your children have the opportunity to go to SitterService or the JCC’s Play Gym while you are attending the group.

Free, donation appreciated.

Sept 16, Oct 21, Nov 18

Free for Members
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.


Days & Times
Mondays
10am - 2pm
Allison Roberts

Instructor

Allison Roberts

Art of Painting

Work in the medium of your choice and enjoy demonstrations from guest artists.  All ages and abilities are welcome.  Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk. 

 

$88/11 weeks    Member: $55/11 weeks

Contact Carrie Dengler for more information.


Starting Oct 17, 2018
Wednesdays
9:30am - 10:30am
Rishi Hein

Instructor

Rishi Hein

Babyccino

A chic meet for parents and their tots, ages 0-3 yrs (caregivers welcome too!) At Babyccino, we venture into a place where parenthood and childhood happily intersect in a warm Jewish atmosphere. It’s an hour filled with music, rhythm, sensory exploration, giggles and bonding.

 

$70/8 class series
$10/1 class drop-in

$70    Member: $70
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.
Register Now