Daytime Programs

Adults 55+ Chanukah Luncheon


Ensemble includes guitar, fiddle, accordion and vocalist. Lunch catered by Nava’s

Wed December 5
11:30am – 1:00pm
JCC Wosk Auditorium

Cost: $16 +gst

Please buy tickets at Member & Guest Services by 11am Fri November 30
No tickets sold at the door.

Co-sponsored by Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre and supported by United Way’s Day of Caring

Featured Program

History Over Lunch

NEW! History Over Lunch: Exploring BC’s Jewish History

Pack a lunch and join the conversation each month, as historians from the Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia share information and archival material from their collection. If you have materials or stories from your lifetime in BC, please bring them to share!

Mondays 11:30 AM

Dec 10: Titans of Commerce: David Oppenheimer, Jack Diamond & Joe Segal
Jan 7: East End & West End: Jewish Life in Early Vancouver
Feb 25: Picturing BC: Leonard Frank, Otto Landauer & Fred Schiffer
Mar 11: Building a Time Capsule: Preserving Community History

In the Aceman Seniors Lounge. Beverages provided.
Please let us know you are coming.Contact Lisa: 604-638-7283 or

Registered Programs

NEW! Arm Yourself for Alzheimer’s

This seminar was developed as a follow-up to “Alzheimer’s Dementia and You” held in conjunction with Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University. Learn how to differentiate the various causes of memory loss and what research tells us about protecting and strengthening your brain. Brain-challenging games and puzzles will be part of each session.
We 4:15-5:30pm 6052
Oct 24-Nov 14 4 sessions
Member/BGU Donor $30/Regular $41



Luminous Watercolours
Creating watercolour paintings with attention to luminous application. Students are encouraged to explore still-life, landscape, objective, non-objective and their individual imagery subject matter.Demonstrations on choosing objective and subjective imagery, and improving technical brush and mixing color skills.
Supplies: $75 (or use same from Sess 1)
We 12:30 – 2:00pm 6023
Nov 21-Dec 5 3 classes

Instructor: professional artist and educator Faye Fayerman
Per Session: Member $60/Regular $72
Drop-in $25/$31



Looking for a few good men

We’re forming a social group for men 55+ who would enjoy get togethers and outings with other men from the JCC. Whether for a meal, watching or playing a game, attending an event or just hanging out….if this interests you, please contact Lisa Quay: 604-638-7283 or


Circle of Friends

A warm place for women in their mid-50s or better, looking for friendship with other women. Meetings at the JCC include speakers and other conversation-provoking programming. Monthly brunch and arts outings.   Contact Cori Friedman at 604.244.3737
Tu 1:00-3:00pm dates vary $5 drop-in
Regular meetings resume in October


Chair Yoga

In this gentle form of yoga you will be guided through modified versions of traditional poses. Friday yoga incorporates the spirit of Shabbat.
Tu 9:30 – 10:30am  –  Instructor Annette Wertman
We & Fr  9:30 – 10:30am  –  Instructor Bonnie Grasso
Free for members,  $30 for 10 classes or $3 single class for senior associate members; $50 for 10 classes or $5 single class for non-members


Shirley Stein’s News and Views

A discussion group for people interested in current affairs and global politics, facilitated by volunteer Daniel Elezam.
In the Isaac Waldman Library.
We 10:30am -12:30pm
$2 drop-in donation benefits the Library


L’Chaim Adult Day Centre

A culturally Jewish day program where participants enjoy supervised planned activities in a warm, safe, and caring environment. L’Chaim offers participants the opportunity to socialize with their peers and maintain or improve their level of functioning so they can remain in their community.
More information…