Adult Programs & Events

Adult Programs & Events
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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!

Klezmer Kafe: An evening of Kibitzing & Knishes

Sunday, July 28 at 6:00pm

The Milton & Betty Katz JCC and Oceanview ORT present an evening of live Klezmer music and Yiddish hits performed by the Metropolitan Klezmer Band.

Dinner will include a delicious meal of brisket au jus, kasha and bowties, veggies, pickles and more! Space is limited. This event sold out last year – don’t miss the event of the summer!

The cost is $40 per person through July 21 and $45 per person afterwards.

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.

Dinner & a Movie

The Upside | Wednesday, July 31
Tolkien | Tuesday, August 20
Vice | Wednesday, June 26
Dinner & a Movie Events Start at 5:00pm

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

Mahjong Brunch

Tuesday, June 18 at 10:30am
Friday, August 23 at 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

Mahjong Monday

Monday, July 29
5:30pm
Join us for a delicious glatt kosher Chinese buffet and a chance to play Mahjong during this special evening program.

$16 for Members | $20 for Guests up to one week before the event
$20 for Members | $24 for Guests after one week before the event

Brunch & Learn

Thursday, June 6

Learn from a variety of different speakers and watch a documentary film on Judaism, Israel or Jewish history over brunch.

Performer: Ilya Gruzdev – Saxophone & Vocals From the former Soviet Union, Ilya
is a dynamic talent, can switch seamlessly from exciting vocals to smooth sounds on sax. Ilya will showcase a mixed show of familiar Jewish tunes plus some Jazz standards for your enjoyment.

Film: Mr. Gaga Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. This spirited documentary will introduce you to a man with great artistic integrity and an extraordinary vision.

Thursday, July 25

Presenter: The JCC Summer Shlichim

Every summer the JCC hosts visiting Israelis to work at the JCC.  Get to know our shlichim and learn about their lives in Israel, the army and New Jersey.

Thursday, August 1

Presenter: Roman Lankios

Graduating from Conservatory in Kiev with Masters in music, Roman will bring his Ukrainian Jewish heritage to you with a energetic live musical show.

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.

Coffee Klatch:

Political Discussion Group

Thursday, June 20 at 10:30am

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. $4 for guests. Free for JCC and Village at the Shore members.

Free Computer Class Series

Mondays & Wednesdays | 10:30 – 11:30am

-iPhone, iPad or Android device
-Text messaging and group texting
-Taking and managing photos
-Sending and managing email
-Accessing the internet
-Updating your settings
Please bring your smart phone, iPad or Android device with you to class.

Beginner Mahjong Class

Spring and Summer Dates Coming Soon!

Want to learn how to play Mahjong? Now’s your chance. Margate’s Mahjong maven, Rinata Salzman, will teach a five week beginner’s class about the Mahjong tiles and the basic moves and strategies to win. A practice Mahjong set will be provided for the duration of the program.

$75 for Members | $100 for Guests

Mosaics for Beginners

Monday & Tuesday nights:
July 22, 23, 29, 30 & August 5, 6
6:30 – 8:30 pm

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. Instructor, Jill Snyder is a local juried artist whose work is shown in galleries across the East Coast.  Open to all skill levels. All materials and tools are included.

$175 Members | $210 Guests

Computer Classes

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