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Adult Classes

The Adult Programs Department plans a multitude of events and programs throughout the year that are educational, cultural, entertaining, stimulating and just plain fun. Click on the program name for a description of the class.  

Day   Time     Class & Description
Monday
 
10:00am    

Caregivers Support Group

This group is for individuals caring for a loved one-a spouse, parent, sibling or friend. Gain valuable insights, resources and empathy from a license clinician/facilitator.
Facilitated by Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward. 

Members & Community: FREE

Every Monday 

For more information or to register, contact 954.434.0499, ext. 370.


11:00am    

Brain Games

If you enjoy the challenge of word games, this is your chance to put your skills to the test.  Join Shayna for interactive Brain Games held in a small, group setting where you can exercise your mind meet people with similar interests and have some fun!

Members & Community: FREE

1st & 3rd Monday each month • On-going classes.

For more information or to register, contact 954.434.0499, ext. 370.


12:30pm    

Mah-Jongg & Canasta

Learn mah-jongg basics or just come to play.  This is an ongoing class so you may join at anytime.  Instruction is available if needed.  Come by yourself to learn or bring your mah-jongg group to play.
Instructor: Nancy Alberts

Members & Community: $5 per class + card fee of $8 (Beginner lessons $10 per class)
Ongoing

For more information call Nancy Alberts at 954.322.2581.


Tuesday   10:30am    

Current Events

In this popular and lively discussion class learn about what is going on in today’s world and talk about topics that are directly from newspapers at home and abroad.

Facilitator: Peter Levine

Members & Community: FREE

For more information or to register, contact 954.434.0499, ext. 370.

Peter Levine was born in New York City and educated in the city public education system. He attended The George Washington University where he received a BA in history. He also completed 2 years of graduate work in history and political science at C.W. Post College while working at WCBS-TV News. He left New York in 1967 to lecture at the Copenhagen International School where he taught history, government and introductory economics. Most recently he worked at the Broward County Property Appraiser's office for 10 years working in the Community Outreach Department. He represented the Appraiser's office at homeowner, condo and civic association meetings. Peter Levine is now retired.


10:30am    

Yiddish Class

Appreciate the Yiddish language by exploring literature and culture through classroom discussion. All levels from beginner to philosophers are welcome.

Instructor: Jay Riazanow

Members & Community: FREE 

For information contact Jay Riazanow at 954-835-0532.


10:30am    

Bereavement Group

This support group, facilitated by experienced counselors, is for individuals who have lost a loved one. It is run in collaboration with Catholic Hospice. 

Members & Community: FREE 

For information call 954-434-0499, ext. 370.


12:30pm    

Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia Support

3rd Tuesday of each month

Members & Community: FREE

Contact Steve Kruger: 954-434-0290


7:00pm    

Duplicate Bridge

A competitive, stratified ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge game. Come play bridge in a relaxed environment; bring a friend or make a new one.  Partners may be arranged.
Instructor: T.J. Singer 

Members: $7 • Community: $10
On-going classes. • Fees are per class. Prepay for 10 entries and get one free.

For more information, contact T.J. Singer at jcc@anotherbridgeclub.com or 954.399.1222.


Wednesday   10:00am    

Bingo

Members & Community: FREE 

Call 954-434-0499, ext. 370.


11:00am    

Ageless Grace

A dynamic fitness program for seniors in which the brain is stimulated by everyday natural and organic movements that increase cognitive function. All exercises are performed in a chair. 

Instructor: Lana Gelb

Members & Community: FREE 

Call 954-434-0499, ext. 370.


1:00pm    

Good Vibes Health & Wellness Series

Join Lana Gelb, MS on a wellness journey. The informational lectures will cover stress management, highly effective researched ancient and modern remedies, discussions on environmental toxins and the optimization of brain and body functions. 

Instructor: Lana Gelb

Members: $10 per lecture, $50 per series
Community: $15 per lecture, $60 per series
Starts October 17, 2018

Call 954-434-0499, ext. 370.


Thursday   10:00am    

Knitting & Crocheting

Members & Community: FREE 

Call 954-434-0499, ext. 370.


10:00am    

Israel, Middle East & The Jewish World

The history, politics, religion, ethnicity, water, oil and current events - are all discussed in this lively, open-discussion class moderated by Dr. Steve Schoenbaum. Expression of all viewpoints is encouraged.

Members & Community: FREE
Third Thursday of each month

For more information or to register, contact 954.434.0499, ext. 370.


10:30am    

Political Science & Economics

In this discussion class you will explore systems of government and analyze the current political activity and behavior. With the approaching presidential election you will explore current political events and learn how the general principles surrounding the world of politics work.
Instructor: Peter Levine, former history lecturer at the Copenhagen International School

Members & Community: FREE
Second & fourth Thursdays of each month
October: 11 and 25

For more information or to register, contact 954.434.0499, ext. 370.

Peter Levine was born in New York City and educated in the city public education system. He attended The George Washington University where he received a BA in history. He also completed 2 years of graduate work in history and political science at C.W. Post College while working at WCBS-TV News. He left New York in 1967 to lecture at the Copenhagen International School where he taught history, government and introductory economics. Most recently he worked at the Broward County Property Appraiser's office for 10 years working in the Community Outreach Department. He represented the Appraiser's office at homeowner, condo and civic association meetings. Peter Levine is now retired.


10:30am    

Israel, The Middle East & The Jewish World

Israel and the Middle East - the history, politics, religion, ethnicity, water, oil and current events - are all discussed in this lively open-discussion class with Dr. Steve Schoenbaum. Expression of all viewpoints is encouraged. 

Members & Community: Free

*3rd Thursday of the month, Begins October 18, 2018.

For more information call Nancy Alberts at 954.322.2581.


12:30pm    

Mah-Jongg

Learn mah-jongg basics or just come to play.  This is an ongoing class so you may join at anytime.  Instruction is available if needed.  Come by yourself to learn or bring your mah-jongg group to play.
Instructor: Nancy Alberts

Members & Community: $5 per class + card fee of $8 (Beginner lessons $10 per class)

Ongoing

For more information call Nancy Alberts at 954.322.2581.


7:00pm    

Duplicate Bridge

A competitive, stratified ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge game. Come play bridge in a relaxed environment; bring a friend or make a new one.  Partners may be arranged.
Instructor: T.J. Singer 

Members: $7 • Community: $10
On-going classes. • Fees are per class. Prepay for 10 entries and get one free.

For more information, contact T.J. Singer at jcc@anotherbridgeclub.com or 954.399.1222


Friday   10:00am    

Peace of Mind

Join us and learn tips and strategies for improving your mood, managing stress and promoting wellness.
Facilitated by Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward. 

Members & Community: FREE
Every Friday, starting October 12, 2018

For more information or to register, contact 954.434.0499, ext. 370.


Sunday   10:30am    

Coffee Talk

This is not your mother’s coffee klatch! Adults 55+ are invited to a lively “young at heart” discussion group. Topics range from funny to provocative. The group also has speakers and plans social outings.

Members: $3 • Community: $5
On-going classes.

Contact Janet for more information at 954-475-8080.