Daytime Programs

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NEW  Box It Up! Box-making Class
Learn to make 3 different types of boxes: Gift Box, Japanese Box, Clamshell Box. Students use bookboard, bookcloth and decorative paper to construct their boxes, ideal for photos, objects, etc. No experience needed, all materials provided. Pre-registration required.
Instructor: Suzan Lee, a book artist and Fine Arts instructor at Emily Carr
Su 1:00 – 4:00pm #6074  Register
Feb 16, 23, Mar 1 3 classes
Member $115 / Regular $131

NEW  Rice, Spice, Funk …and the Evolution of Humans
Discover the important culinary commonalities of rice, spice and fermented foods across East Asia, and their implications on how our ancestors evolved. Tastings at each class. Pre-registration required.
Instructor: Seika Taniguchi, UBC Microbiology student
Mo 11:30am – 12:30pm #6075  Register
Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 9 3 classes
Member $12 / Regular $20

Monthly Communal Dinners
Join us for multi-generational communal meals and knowledge sharing on range of food-related topics.
Food prepared by inclusion trainees in kitchen skills program, funded by a New Horizons for Seniors Program Grant.
Tu 6:00pm
In the Aceman Lounge
February 11
March 17
April 28
May 26
By donation, RSVP required to Leamore Cohen 604-638-7288

Music of the Heart
Based on a true story of a determined violin teacher and her school music program in East Harlem that eventually found her and her students in Carnegie Hall.
Starring: Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Gloria Estefan and Aiden Quinn.
In collaboration with Jewish Seniors Alliance “Be Inspired” program series.
We Mar 11, 11:00am – 1:00pm
In the JCC Wosk Auditorium
With $5 donation at the door
Coffee and nosh provided

With Jewish Book Festival
Monday February 10  |  11:45am–1:00pm
LILIAN NATTEL / Girl at the Edge of Sky. Click for details

Classical Concerts at the J
In the JCC Wosk Auditorium.
Mo Mar 2 11:00am
Pianist Douglas Finch
$5 at the door

Purim Party and Luncheon
Catered kosher lunch, live big band music by the Milleraires. In conjunction with the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre. Advanced registration required by Feb 26.
We Mar 4 11:30am – 1:00pm
Member $16 / Regular $18


“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



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
Tu 2:00 – 3:30pm, $5 drop-in
Jan 7, 21,
Feb 11 with Jewish Book Festival TEA WITH AUTHOR
Tuesday February 11 |  2:00–3:00pm
RHEA TREGEBOV / Rue des Rosiers. Click for details
Mar 3, 17

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
$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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