Daytime Programs

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Marjorie Groberman Music Series

Classical Concerts at the J

Save the date for these midday concerts in the JCC Wosk Auditorium. $5 at the door
We Oct 2 11:30am
Trio Affectionato (piano, violin and cello)
We Nov 20 11:30am
Blary – Pearson Duo (flute and guitar)

Make-N-Take Crafts

NEW Paper Marbling
Paper marbling is an art form that has been practiced around the world for over 1000 years. Create your own marbled paper using the Japanese suminagashi ink floating technique and use for notecards, gift wrap, bookmarks & more. All materials provided.
Instructor: Candace Thayer-Coe
Th Oct 3 12:30-3:30pm #6067  Register
Member $45 / Regular $55

NEW Book Binding
Each book structure is attributable to a place and culture. Each session of this 3-part class focuses on a different period, and you will create and take home a completed project (approx. 5”x 7”) from each, perfect for your journal, poetry, notes, or gift giving. All materials included in the price.
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Su Oct 27 1:00-4:00pm #6061  Register
Romanesque (European)
Su Nov 3 1:00-4:00pm #6062  Register
Su Nov 10 1:00-4:00pm #6063  Register
Per class Member $45 / Regular $55
All 3 classes M$120 / R$140 #6064  Register

NEW Mah Jongg Tile Gifts
Create pendants, bookmarks or key chains from vintage mah jongg tiles, for yourself or to give your mah jongg-loving friends, in time for Chanukah gift giving.
Instructor: Shari Lutsky
Su Dec 8 2:00-4:30pm #6066  Register
$5, plus material cost $5-$10 per item


Preschool Classroom Grand-Friends
Seeking volunteers to share their time with JCC preschoolers once a month for the school year. “Grand-Friends” can bring their special talents, read stories, participate in school holiday celebrations, and more.
Grand-friends will learn about the Sheva framework that guides the JCC Preschool, incorporating seven core principles, using a Jewish lens to reveal universal values.
Information Brunch
We Sep 25 11:00am
FREE. RSVP to Lisa 604-638-7283
Meet the Preschool Director and let’s discuss how you can bring your interests and friendship into our classrooms.

“Kitchen Commons”- Share Your Wisdom
Seeking mentors from the Adult 55+ community willing to share their wisdom on any topic related to food, home management, home economics, or self-sufficiency. Lots of flexibility on topics, anything that promotes food literacy or independent living skills. Stipend for mentors to present at one Kitchen Commons communal dinner on Tuesday evening.
Contact Lisa 604-638-7283

Jewish Seniors Alliance Senior Peer Counselling
Adults 55+
Would you volunteer to be a peer counselor to an isolated senior in the community? This 11-session course teaches active and empathetic listening, communication skills, and familiarity with community resources.
Upon completion participants will receive a Certificate in Senior Peer Counseling. You will be contacted for an interview and reference checks once registered.
Instructor: Grace Hann
Su 2:00-7:00pm #6060  Register
Oct 27-Jan 26 11 classes
FREE. Pre-registration required


Circle of Friends for Women
For women in their mid-50s+ looking for friendship with other women. Bi-monthly meetings at the JCC alternate between thought-provoking programs and social time. Also monthly brunch and arts outings. Contact volunteer Cori Friedman at 604.244.3737


Special Opening Lunch
Tuesday, Sept 3 1:00pm
In Snider Adult Lounge. $8.50 includes lunch & GST
Kosher catered lunch by Nava. Reservation needed by Aug 27 to Ingrid: 604.770.1096

Happiness Ted Talk
Tuesday, Sept 17 2:00pm
In Dayson Board Room; $5 at door
Discussion on Happiness, led by Ingrid Catz


Tu 2:00–3:30pm  Nov 5 and 19, Dec 3
$5 drop-in

Chair Yoga
Everyone can Yoga. In this gentle class you will be guided through modified versions of traditional poses. Friday yoga incorporates the spirit of Shabbat.
Instructor: Bonnie Grasso
Tu /We/Fr 9:30–10:30am
Members Free/ Senior Assoc. $30 punch card of 10 or $3 single. NM $50 /$5

Shirley Stein’s News and Views
Current affairs discussion group facilitated by volunteer Daniel Elezam.
In the Isaac Waldman Library
We 10:30am -12:30pm
no session Oct 2, 9, 16
$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.
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