Events

13
January
  • 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Advanced & Conversational Spanish

Advanced & Conversational Spanish 12 hours of semi-private instruction Mondays: Jan 13 – Apr 6 12:00 – 1:15 pm (No Class 1/20 & 3/30) Come have fun and improve your Spanish conversation skills! This class is for Advanced level adult students. Prior to enrolling, students should know present, past, and future tense. We will continue […]

13
January
  • 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Intermediate Spanish

Intermediate Spanish 12 hours of semi-private instruction Mondays: Jan 13 – Apr 6, 10:30 – 11:45 am No Class 1/20 & 3/30 Continue to learn to speak Spanish in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Intermediate will build on verb conjugation and conversation. This course is ideal for those who want to expand their working knowledge of […]

14
January
  • 5:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Wheel Thrown Pottery for Adults – Intermediate & Advanced

12 Tuesdays Jan. 14 – Apr. 21, 5:45 – 7:45 pm No Class 3/24, 3/31, 4/7 Teens 16+ and adults, intermediate to advanced levels. Participants must have taken a class with Celeste before, or have instructor approval prior to enrollment. Learn and refine the art of wheel-thrown pottery in the JCC art studio. Make your […]

14
January
  • 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Mixed Media Art After School

(10) Tuesday afternoons, Jan. 14 – Mar. 17, 4:15 – 5:30 pm For 5 – 11 years old This is a multi-media art class where creativity and imagination are the name of the game. Based on student interest, we will explore media of: ceramics, sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, and collage. Maybe we will do all […]

15
January
  • 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Clay Class for Kids: Pottery & Hand-building

(10) Wednesday afternoons Jan. 15 – Mar. 18, 4:15 – 5:30 pm Learn and practice pottery & hand-building right here at the JCC! This class is specifically for kids ages 8-14 who love clay! We will have lots of fun building ceramic vessels, large and small. Hand-building clay forms and wheel-throwing will be taught. Learn […]

15
January
  • 5:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Wheel Thrown Pottery for Adults – Beginner

12 Wednesdays Jan. 15 – Apr. 22, 5:45 – 7:45 pm No Class 3/25, 4/1, 4/8 Teens 16+ and adults, beginner level, no prior clay experience necessary. Learn and refine the art of wheel-thrown pottery in the JCC art studio. Make your own tea cups, coffee mugs, plates, and trimmed bowls on the pottery wheel! […]

16
January
  • 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Beginner Spanish 2

Beginner Spanish 2 (continuation from Spanish 1) 12 hours of semi-private instruction Thursdays: Jan 15 – Apr 16 1:00 – 2:15 pm (No Class 4/2 & 4/9) Continue to learn to speak Spanish in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. This class will be an ideal refresher course for those who have studied some Spanish in the […]

19
January
  • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cheerleaders For Your Soul: A Year Long Workshop for Women

Register Here, with Member Services, or by calling 332-0565 x 4518.  

22
January
  • 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Beginner Spanish 1

Spanish 1 – Beginner 12 hours of semi-private instruction Wednesdays, Jan 22 – Apr 22 6:00 – 7:15 pm No Class 4/1 & 4/8 Learn to speak Spanish in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Prior Spanish experience is not necessary, but this will also be an ideal refresher course for those who have studied some Spanish […]

29
January
  • 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Rabbi Citrin – Adult Education Class – “Six Takes on the Bible”

(6) Wednesdays, 1:30-3 pm, Jan. 29 – Mar. 4 The Hebrew Scriptures lend us political insight, historical surprises, allegorical tales and ethical guidance. Examining how the Bible and archaeology fit together, how the Bible has inspired music and modern poetry will also be part of our study. This course will not be exhaustive nor exhausting, […]

19
February
  • 7:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Israeli Dancing

6 weeks Registration fee is a one-time for the session regardless of number of classes attended Please NO black marking or hard soled shoes All levels welcome! Instructor: Genevieve Avraham Register online

1
March
  • 2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Yoga Series

The Passover holiday celebrates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery into freedom. This 6 week series will take you on a journey towards personal liberation by bringing physical alignment, conscious breathing, and strength into your life. You will experience why the Jewish mystics believe that the places of constriction hold the keys and secrets […]

4
March
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Make & Bake Hamantaschen for Purim

Wednesday, March 4, 11 am Make & Bake Hamantaschen for Purim. Maya will lead attendees through a baking project that celebrates Purim. Everyone will take home a half dozen of hamantaschen. Program Begins: 11 am Lunch served: 12:00 pm Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – program without lunch […]

9
March
  • 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Adult Self Defense

Learn to protect and defend yourself in a nonviolent and non-combative way using the guiding principles of Aikido. Aikido is a non-competitive Japanese martial art dedicated to non-violence in that participants seek to defend themselves without causing injury to their attackers, but rather merging with an attacker, redirecting the energy, and skillfully leading conflict to […]

11
March
  • 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Rabbi Gartenberg – Adult Education Class – Pirkei Avot

6 Wednesday afternoons, 1:30 – 3:00 pm Spiritual/Ethical Teachings of Judaism through the lens of Two Great Texts: Pirkei Avot and Avot de Rabbi Natan. What are the enduring values of Judaism as we dig into great Jewish teachings of the Rabbis shared 2000 years ago. Instructor: Rabbi Dov Gartenberg Dates: 3/11, 3/25, 4/1, 4/22, […]

11
March
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Michael & Judy Muldawer Music Performance

Wednesday, March 11, 11 am Songsters Michael and Judy Muldawer perform music and tell the back stories about America’s popular music during the first half of the 20th century, the era known as Tin Pan Alley. They perform songs by many Jewish writers including Dorothy Fields, Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser, Lorenz Hart, Yip Harburg and […]

15
March
  • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Carla Naumburg – How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

Sunday, March 15, 3 pm Ever lose it with your kid? If so, you’re definitely not alone. Parenting is stressful, and you’re only human. Carla Naumburg, PhD, a clinical social worker, was so at a loss with her daughters that she found herself Googling “how to stop yelling at my kids” during a particularly grueling […]

18
March
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Rabbi Min Kantrowitz Presents “Gems of the Talmud”

Wednesday, March 18, 11 am Rabbi Min Kantrowitz presents “Gems from the Talmud”.  Join us for a lively presentation and discussion! Rabbi Min always provides new insights and leaves us wanting more! Program Begins: 11 am Lunch served: 12:00 pm Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – program without […]

25
March
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Field Trip to The Montebello on Academy

Wednesday, March 25, 11 am Join us on a field trip to The Montebello on Academy. Well take a tour and Chef Chalie will lead a cooking demonstration focusing on Jewish food. Get ready for her chopped liver! Program Begins: 11 am Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – […]

1
April
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Rosemary Day presentation- Leonard Cohen

Wednesday, April 1, 11 am Rosemary Day joins us for a presentation about legendary singer, songwriter, poet, and novelist, Leonard Cohen. Rose will discuss the paradox between Cohen’s Judaism and his use of Christian symbols in his songs. Rose holds a PhD in English, an MA in Humanities, and taught college English classes for 32 […]

8
April
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Passover – First Night Seder

5th Annual First Night Passover Seder April 8, 6 – 8 pm   Early Bird by March 15: $36/Adults $14/ Child (5-12) After March 16: $40 adult; $18 child (5-12) Support someone in need so they may attend the Seder: $36 Reservations are required by April 6 Vegetarian entrees available with advanced notice. Register with […]

15
April
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Richard Blankmeyer presents “Golden Anniversary: Woodstock Music & Art Fair”

Wednesday, April 22, 11 am Richard Blankmeyer presents “Golden Anniversary: Woodstock Music & Art Fair” On an August weekend some 50 years ago, an estimated half-million young people converged on a dairy farm in update New York to attend a folk and rock concert advertised as “3 Days of Peace and Music”. Come take a […]

22
April
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Senior Connections Trade Show

Wednesday, April 22, 11 am Senior Connections Trade Show. Come peruse vendors with products and services for todays seniors. Door prizes, senior fashion shows, and other entertainment! The trade show will be from 9 am – 1 pm and our regular coffee and lunch service will take place in room 103/104 of the academy at […]

29
April
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Norma Libman presents: “Could Columbus Have Been Jewish?”

Wednesday, April 29, 11 am Norma Libman presents: “Could Columbus Have Been Jewish?” Lots of people think Columbus might have been Jewish. The truth is, we will probably never know for sure. Norma Libman will tell us why this is such a mystery, and what we do know and what we don’t. Program Begins: 11 […]

6
May
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Rabbi Paul Citrin presents: “The Greatness and Flaws of David Ben Gurion”

Wednesday, May 6, 11 am Rabbi Paul Citrin presents: “The Greatness and Flaws of David Ben Gurion.” Join us for this invigorating discussion, in celebration of Israeli Independence Day. Program Begins: 11 am Lunch served: 12:00 pm Fee: Payable at door $10 – program and lunch (reservations requested) $5 – program without lunch (suggested donation) […]

13
May
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesdays @ JCC – Roberta Boggess presents “How Sweet It Is! A History of Candy”

Wednesday, May 13, 11 am Roberta Boggess presents “How Sweet It Is! A History of Candy” From birth through old age, our taste buds respond eagerly to sweetness. Candy manufacturers capitalize on our love of sweets, knowing that the average American eats almost 25 pounds of candy per year. How did this obsession with candy […]