Virtual Programs

Streamed live to your home. Zoom link will be sent upon registration. For inquiries contact Lisa Quay: lisa@jccgv.bc.ca

Virtual Travel

EUROPE’S GREAT CITIES from a Jewish Perspective

JEWISH LIFE AND HISTORY IN ROME
Instructor: Michaela Pavoncello
Learn about the amazing history of Rome’s Jewish community, which arrived from Jerusalem before the destruction of the Second Temple. Tour includes the Jewish Quarter and Ghetto, the Great Synagogue, and discussion of the structure and challenges of the Jewish Community in Rome.
Michaela has been guiding tours in Rome for over eighteen years. Her family roots date back to the time of Caesar.
Wednesday Apr 21
11:00am – 12:00pm
Virtual – S6001AM-V
M $10.00 / R $12.00 Register

ST. PETERSBURG FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE
Instructor: Eugenia Kempinsky
Visitors love the elegant and luxurious beauty of St. Petersburg, its Royal Palaces, unique art and harmonious architecture. Virtually visit St. Petersburg through a Jewish lens and with a focus on the Jewish history and impact on the city.
Our Russian Jewish tour guide Eugenia Kempinsky, was born and raised there, and is an expert destination guide for this adventure.
Tuesday May 4
11:00am – 12:00pm
Virtual – S6095AM-V
M $10.00 / R $12.00 Register

 

Chair Yoga on Zoom

Instructor: Bonnie Grasso
Mon & Wed 9:30 – 10:30am
Mar 13-Jun 30 (16 Classes)
Virtual – S6093AM-V
FREE FOR MEMBERS. NM: $50.00 for a Punch Card of 10 Buy here

Food & History

Rice, Spice, Funk & the Evolution of Humanity
Instructor: Seika Taniguchi
Discover the culinary commonalities of rice, spice and fermented foods across east Asia and their implications on how our ancestors evolved.
Monday 11:00am – 12:15pm
Jun 7- 28 (3 Classes)
Virtual – S6061AM-V
M $20.00 / R $25.00 Register

Social Groups

Circle of Friends for Women 55+
Thought provoking programs, social time to meet with friends and make new ones, and monthly Sunday Brunches. Via Zoom. Meet twice a month. Contact Lisa Quay for dates lisa@jccgv.bc.ca
Tuesday 1:00 – 2:15pm
Apri 13 & 27, May 25, Jun 8 & 22
Virtual – S6098PM-V
M $35.00 / R $45.00 Register

Shirley Stein’s News & Views
News & Views is a current events discussion group facilitated by Dan Elezam and hosted on Zoom by Waldman Library/JCC Adult Programming. This virtual punch card is valid for any 8 sessions of the “News & Views”.
Wednesdays 10:30am – 12:30pm
Virtual – S7701AA-V
M $18.00 / R $24.00 Register

SENIOR MEN’S DISCUSSION
Professionals and scholars will present a variety of topics.
Monday 9:30 – 11:00am
Mar 15, Apr 19, May 10, Jun 21
Virtual – S6099AM-V
M $25.00 / R $35.00 Register

FREE Programs

Weekly Healthy Cooking Classes
Chef Lior selects a healthy recipe each week and demonstrates from start to finish. Include discussion and a copy of the recipe.
Wednesday 3:00pm, ongoing

Name That Tune: Virtual Music Trivia
With pianist Bob York live at the piano. Guess the tune, then find the answer and enjoy singing along.
Tuesday 2:00pm
Mar 16 – 50s/60s TV Theme Songs
April 20 – Clothing Theme
May 11 – Women’s Names
June 15 – Men’s Names

Rise & Shine Virtual Sunday “Brunch”
A little humor, a look back on this week in history, some happy stories from the news among friends.
Facilitator: Lisa Quay
Sunday 10:00am
Mar 14, Apr 11, 25, May 30, June 13, 27

“Dinner” & A Movie
You provide the dinner, we’ll bring the movie. Entertaining and uplifting, films followed by a discussion.
Tuesday 6:30pm
Mar 9     Iron Jawed Angels
Mar 23   Made in Dagenham
Apr 20 – Denial
May 4 – The Grand Seduction
May 25 – Waking Ned Devine
June 8 – Calendar Girls