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, the Grand Tones and many other programs keep older members active and involved. 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 ages 60+ 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.

 

This group is a self-governing organization with its own board, assisted by a Weinstein JCC staff advisor. Feel free to come as our guest and bring your friends!

 

Mondays
12:00 – 12:30 pm: Lunch (Bring your own and join us, dessert provided.)
12:30 – 1:30 pm: Program

 

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

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

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

Active Adult Programs

EnRich for Life and Food for Thought
The Weinstein JCC and Jewish Family Services have teamed up for our 7th season to create two innovative programs designed to provide older adults with a monthly activity that enlightens and engages. After the educational Food for Thought speaker series, adults can enjoy specially designed classes each month. Programs vary month-to-month and participants have the option to choose an “active” or “creative” track. Every few months, trips will be offered as well. Trips are free and transportation is provided, but RSVPs are a must.

11:15 am: Delicious Kosher Lunch provided
12:00-1:30 pm: Food for Thought program
Alternating EnRich classes and trips begin at 1:30 pm

RSVP is required and should be made to Shari Menlowe-Barck at 804-545-8611 or sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org.

Special EnRich for Life Program: Intergenerational Passover Model Seder with RTA Students at the Weinstein JCC
Join us on for our 14th annual special Passover Model Seder. Participants will be celebrating by joining active adults and the 7th & 8th graders from Rudlin Torah Academy together in prayer, song and the traditional Seder meal. This program is open to all active adults who would like to participate. All faiths are welcome.

Monday, March 21st, 2022
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Israel November Auditorium at the Weinstein JCC

RSVP to Shari Menlowe-Barck at 545-8611 or sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org.

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 music director 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
11:00am – 12:00 pm: Rehearsal time
12:00pm – 12:30 pm: Lunch (Bring your own and join us, dessert provided.)

Grand Group
This program meets every Tuesday year round and is for adult men and women. The weekly agenda features programs including entertainment, guest speakers, current events and intergenerational programs. GG members enjoy celebrating many of the holidays and events, including a Chanukah party with the Weinstein JCC Preschool children and a Sweetheart Day luncheon.

Tuesdays
12:00 pm: Join the Grand Tones for lunchtime.
(Bring your own and join us. Dessert, coffee & tea provided.)
12:30 – 1:30 pm: Varied weekly program and activities

Cost: $28 per year
Membership is open to all JCC 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, rummy cube, 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 February 2nd
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Cost per Wednesday: $2 for members, $5 for non-members

Contact Shari Menlowe-Barck for more information at 545-8611 or sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org.

Thursdays On the Move
This program will offer a fun-filled day trip once a month to area museums, restaurants, sight-seeing, etc. Destination suggestions from participants are appreciated! Transportation from the Weinstein JCC will be provided. Cost and length of trip will depend on destination. For more details contact Shari Menlowe-Barck at 545-8611 or sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org.

Annual Weinstein JCC/Hadassah Game Day
Ages: 18+
Join us for an exciting fun-filled day of your favorite games. Just bring your friends,
mahjong set, bridge cards or any other of your favorite games, and the Weinstein JCC will supply the rest. Tables open at 10:00 am, but you can begin playing any time after that. Cost includes morning and afternoon snacks, brunch, table rentals, door prizes and lots of socializing! Please consider bringing nonperishable food items to donate to the Elmer Toth Community Food Pantry.

Sunday, Date TBA
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $36

Sweetheart Day
Ages: 60+
One of our favorite active adult events of the year! This is a special active adult luncheon that has been in place for 16+ years. Join us and help celebrate “love” through music and dancing, a delicious lunch and camaraderie with friends.
Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Cost: $28 (yearly dues for Tuesday Adult Programming)
Luncheon is free to Grand Tones members
Guests: $30

RSVP to Shari Menlowe-Barck at 545-8611 or sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org.

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
Sidney and Reba K. Gordesky Memorial Endowment Fund for Grand Group and Grand Tones.