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.

Stop by the Welcome Center in the JCC Lobby or call 609-822-1167 to attend any of the programs listed below today!

Dinner & a Movie

Tuesday, February 25 | 5pm
The Good Liar

Dinner & Movie includes a movie on the big screen and a full course meal with a kosher meat main course, salad, soup and dessert. Kosher laws will be observed.

$18 for Members | $20 for Guests up to one week before the event
$21 for Members | $23 for Guests after one week before the event

Mahjong Brunch

Friday, February 7 | 10:30am
Tuesday, March 3 | 10:30am

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

Brunch & Learn

Hear from a variety of engaging speakers, view new documentary films on Jewish history, Israel or Judaism while enjoying a delicious kosher brunch.

Monday, February 10 | 10:30am
Speaker: Irvin Omar, Stockton University

Learn the interesting history of Sosua, a settlement in the Dominican Republic created for European Jewish refugees while 31 other nations looked away.
Film: Havana Negila, The Jews of Cuba

Wednesday, March 4 | 10:30am
Presenter: Ilya Gruzdev, Musician

After settling down in the U.S. via former Soviet Union, Ilya brought his rich talent on vocals and brilliant sounds on sax to audiences across the U.S. Join us for a musical afternoon as Ilya showcases Jewish tunes, Jazz standards, Broadway, International, Russian and more.

In Advance
$4 for Members | $8 for Guests
Day of Event
$6 for Members | $10 for Guests

Funding has been made possible in part By the Jewish Community Foundation and the Annual Campaign Of Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

Remember the Holocaust Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey

Tuesday, March 24 | 7:00pm

Speaker & Author: Mikhal Dekel
Fleeing East from Nazi terror, over a million Polish Jews traversed the Soviet Union, many finding refuge in Muslim lands. Their story, the extraordinary saga of two-thirds of Polish Jewish survivors, has never been fully told. Author, Mikhal Dekel’s father and aunt were two of these refugees. Books will be for sale at the dessert reception following the program.

Free and open to the community!

This program is in conjunction with Sam and Sarah Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center and Stockton University and the Jewish Book Council.

Coffee Klatch: Political Discussion Group

Thursday, February 20
Thursday, March 19
10:30am – 12:00pm

The Israel & World Events Coffee Klatch is a fun, casual, social group that includes coffee, delicious refreshments, and great conversation about Israel/U.S. news and world events. Schmooze, kvetch, kvell and enjoy conversation with new and old friends.
Coffee Klatch is $4.

Mahjong for Beginners

Wednesdays, February 12 through March 11 | 1:00 – 3:30pm

Students will understand all the moves and have all of the mahjong tiles explained and shown in detail. Plus, learn special tips and shortcuts on how to assemble your tiles into winning complete sets. Learn from practice games that take you step-by-step through the opening moves; the middle strategies, combinations and the endgame. A practice Mahjong set will be provided for the duration of the class.  No Mahjong experience or knowledge needed.

Mosaics for Beginners:

Call the JCC Welcome Desk for new winter class dates at 609-822-1167.
6:30 – 8:30pm

This six session class for mosaic beginners will teach you the skills to create your own beautiful artwork. Students will learn how to select the proper backer, use of the proper tools, glass and other found items to create their own personalized art. Open to all skill levels. All materials and tools are included. Instructor, Jill Snyder is a local juried artist whose work is shown in galleries across the East Coast.
$175 for Members | $210 for Guests

Driver Safety Class with AARP

Monday, March 2
9:00am – 4:00pm with a lunch break

AARP—Drivers Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom driver improvement course specially designed for motorists age 50 and older. It is intended to help older drivers improve their skills while teaching them to avoid accidents and traffic violations.  The cost is $15 for AARP members & $20 for non-members. Checks must be payable to AARP.  Spaces are limited to the first 25 paid registrants.

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