Adult Programs & Events


Adult Programs & Events

You get the best of both worlds at the Katz JCC! An intergenerational “community” environment that also offers programming  for all stages of adult life.  Imagine improving your health, expanding your mind, making new friends and keeping abreast of new trends all under one roof. Planning a well balanced lifestyle is easy!  We do all the work.

Contact 609-822-1167 to attend any of the programs listed below.

Nefesh Mountain Bluegrass Concert

Tuesday, June 26 at 7:00 pm

The Milton & Betty Katz JCC is proud to host Nefesh Mountain, a beautiful blend of Bluegrass, Celtic and Appalachian sounds with Jewish spirituality and soul.

Singing both in English and Hebrew, husband and wife team Eric Lindberg and Doni Zasloff are the pioneers of this new blend of spiritual American music, bringing their unique knowledge and passion from the beautiful depths of Jewish culture with the timeless sounds of Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bass and Dobro. Nefesh Mountain gets to the heart of our favorite Jewish songs and melodies while backing them with fresh new sounds.

This show is open to all ages and will surely be one you don’t want to miss!






To purchase tickets visit the Welcome Center in the JCC Lobby.
$18 in Advance
$25 at the Door
Children Under 13 are FREE!


Thursday, September 27 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Learn from many local vendor and services booths which are intended to offer information and answer your questions about how you can improve your lifestyle or a loved ones. Enjoy a very informative and interesting medical professional speaker panel with health related topics relevant to you.
FREE flu Shots, hearing screenings, health screenings and fitness classes and demonstrations will be available for all!
FREE transportation is available from various locations.
FREE continental breakfast.

For questions, please call 609-822-1167 ext.159 or email

Click Here for a vendor & sponsorship pdf form. Email completed form to

Dinner & Movie

Thursday, May 31 – The Greatest Showman

Join us for a kosher meat main course, salad, soup and dessert and then stay for an entertaining movie on the big screen. Dinner starts at 5pm. All are invited!  Kosher laws will be observed.

$17 members | $20 guests up to one week before the date of the event
$20 members | $24 guests after one week before the date of the event

Thursday, May 31 – The Greatest Showman

Mahjong Brunch

Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30 am

Don’t miss the JCC’s delicious brunch spread and a chance to meet other Mahjong, Canasta and card players in the community.  All players and skill levels are welcome.  Spaces are limited.

$14 members | $18 guests up to one week before the date of the event
$18 members | $22 guests after one week before the date of the event

Mahjong Class for Beginners

Thursday, March 8 – April 5

Mahjong Instructor, Rinata Salzman, will teach participants the moves and explain the tiles in detail.  Practice games that take you step-by-step though the opening moves, the middle strategies, combinations and the endgame.  Special tips and shortcuts will be given on assembling your tiles and winning complete sets.  No Mahjong experience or knowledge is required and a practice Mahjong set will be provided for the duration of this class.

$75 members | $100 for guests for all 5 weeks

Brunch & Learn

Our monthly Brunch & Learn’s feature brunch and informational sessions and documentary films on Judaism, Israel or Jewish history.  All are invited! This program has been funded in part by a generous donation from Marc Neuman, ChFC of Lighthouse Planning Consultants.


Thursday, June 14 at 10:00 am


Presentation: “The Jews of the Titanic” with Historian, Steve Mattis

This presentation will examine the lives of Jewish passengers – some who perished onboard and others who survived to tell the story.

Short Film: From Philadelphia to the Front

This documentary focuses on six Philadelphia WWII veterans in their 80’s and their individual experiences during the war and a bittersweet reunion they share in their old age.

Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 am


Presentation: “Finding Middle Ground in the Middle East“ with Development Director of The Middle East Forum, Matthew Bennett

This presentation will encourage discussion on current events and how today’s US headlines and those from around the world effect the state of Israel.

Short Film: 70 Hester Street

This short film will retrace the history and legacy of an old Jewish neighborhood where countless lives had passed through and left their mark.

$4 for members | $6 for guests when paid for in advance

$6 for members | $10 for guests at the door

Special Savings if you register for both events before June 1!

$6 for Members | $10 for guests for BOTH events!

Please call 609-822-1167 to register. Payment must be received in advance of program for reduced rate.

Coffee Klatch: Political Discussion Group

  • Friday, May 25 at 10:00 am

  • Friday, June 25 at 10:00 am

  • Thursday, July 19 at 10:00 am

  • Thursday, August 16 at 10:00 am

Coffee Klatch is a social group that enjoys conversation about Israel and U.S. news and world events over coffee and refreshments. Everyone is invited! Come out to schmooze, kvetch, kvell and enjoy conversation at 10:00 am with new and old friends alike. Free! Contact Tina at 609-822-1108  or Josh at 609-822-1167 x 138 for more information.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, June 18 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm

By scheduling a blood or platelet donation at The Milton & Betty Katz JCC through the Red Cross, you could give hope to someone in need.  All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. To make an appointment, contact Josh Cutler at 609-822-1167 x 138 or email

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