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Programming: Classes for All Ages

Connect, engage and learn through one of the many social and intellectual programs and events for active adults at the Weinstein JCC. Opportunities for seniors to remain active and vital abound at our Center. The 5400 Club, Enrich for Life and Food for Thought,  the Grand Tones and many other programs keep older members circulating in and contributing to the identity of the Weinstein JCC and the community at large. Be a part of one or all of our enriching and engaging activities for active adults such as cultural activities including films, concerts and lectures.

The 5400 Club

This group, consisting of retired and semiretired men and women, meets each Monday throughout the year. Each meeting features an outstanding guest speaker. Membership in The 5400 Club is open to all male/female Weinstein JCC members 62+.This group is a self-governing organization with its own board, assisted by a Weinstein JCC staff advisor.    

Mondays

12:00 – 12:30 pm: Lunch

(Bring your own and join us, dessert and beverages provided.)

12:30 – 1:30 pm: Program

Cost: $30 per year. This fee includes a wonderful installation brunch.

Active Adult Programming at the Weinstein JCC is supported in part by: Elmer and Yolanda Toth Memorial Endowment Fund for Seniors, Selma G. Brown Senior Adult Transportation Endowment Fund and Sidney and Reba K. Gordesky Memorial Endowment Fund for Grand Group and Grand Tones.

EnRich for Life & Food for Thought

The Weinstein JCC and Jewish Family Services have teamed up for our 6th year to create a very innovative program designed to provide active adults with a monthly activity that enlightens and engages. After the delicious hot kosher lunch, and educational Food for Thought speaker series, participants can attend our EnRich for Life specially designed classes each month. Programs vary month-to-month. Every few months trips will be offered as well. 

Programs typically held on a Monday each month. Upcoming dates for Fall will be announced soon.

Speaker begins at 12:00 noon.

Program runs October to June.

Free delicious kosher lunch is provided at

11:15 am

Grand Tones

Performing arm of our Active Adult Programs

Preparations are always under way for performances at nursing homes, organizations, hospitals, churches, synagogues, and civic functions. The Grand Tones are now over 50 years running under the direction of volunteer Betsy Cockriel. If you love music but are not a singer, you are still welcome to join us just to listen, have lunch and socialize!

Tuesdays

11:00 – 12:00 pm: Rehearsal time

12:00 – 12:30 pm: Lunch (Bring your own and join us, dessert provided.)

Elmer Toth Food Pantry

Tuesdays 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Sundays 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us twice per week in the back parking lot in the alley for free perishable and non-perishable goods

The Grand Group

This program meets every Tuesday year-round and is for adult men and women. Activities include current events and intergenerational programs. Many of the holidays are celebrated, including a Chanukah party with the preschool children and a Sweetheart Day luncheon.    
 

Tuesdays
12:00 pm: Lunch
(Bring your own lunch and join the fun. Dessert, coffee & tea provided.)
12:30 – 1:30 pm: Varied weekly program
and activities

Cost: $28 per year for JCC members 
         $35 per year for non-members

Wednesday Game Day (New Program)

Join us one Wednesday a month for socializing and playing your favorite game. Whether you like to play mah jong, bridge, cards, rummikub, scrabble or do puzzles, this group is for you. Bring your friends and we will provide the table, and games (or bring your own)! Bring your lunch and we will provide the dessert, beverages, and fun! 

 

1st Wednesday of each month:

Begins on October 6th

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Cost: Each Wednesday: M: $2 / NM: $5

Thursdays On The Move

This program offers a fun-filled day trip to area museums, restaurants, sightseeing, etc. Destination suggestions from participants are appreciated! Transportation from the Weinstein JCC will be provided. Cost of trip and length of trip will depend on destination. 

Silver Sneakers Chanukah Party

Join us for this special event for members of the Weinstein JCC Silver Sneakers Program. Celebrate the “Festival of Lights,” meet with our staff and other members, hear about our programs and enjoy delicious light Chanukah food and dessert. 

Please RSVP by December 5th to Shari Menlowe-Barck at 804.545.8611 or

sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org

Wednesday, December 8th

12:00 pm

Free (Silver Sneakers members only)

Senior Adult & Preschool Chanukah Celebration

Ages: All

Join this fun intergenerational luncheon with the oldest Weinstein JCC preschoolers and the Center’s senior adults as we celebrate Chanukah with a homemade holiday lunch and share songs and traditions of the holiday. 


Tuesday, December 7th

12:00 pm (Lunch will be provided)


Free for Grand Group/Grand Tones

and JCC members.

$3 non-members and guests

RSVP is a must to 804.545.8611 or

sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org

For more information about Active Adult programming, contact Adult Programming Coordinator Shari Menlowe-Barck at (804) 545-8611 or sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org.