Learn & Connect (55 years+)
Join us for a slate of new exciting programs for active older adults. You’ll find some of your favorites along with new offerings like offsite outings and birthday celebrations.
Adult Art Workshop Series: Keepsake Boxes with Renee Shamosh
2 Wednesday Feb 15 – Feb 22, 2023
Members: $25; non-members: $35
Relax and channel your creative energy in the new year with multimedia artist Renee Shamosh making a keepsake box to give or keep. No fine art skills or previous experience is necessary and all materials are included for this 2-session workshop.Register
R&B/Soul Line Dancing with the Fun Bunch
10 Wednesdays, Jan 4–Feb 22; 5:00-5:50 pm
7 Fridays, Dec 9 – Jan 20;12:00 pm-1:00 pm (online registration closed. Call 914.306.9477 to register)
Members: $35; non-members: $70
New to line dancing? This class is for you! Join us and Fun Bunch instructor, Steven Dillard. Using an upbeat and fun soundtrack as a backdrop, Steven will break down easy line dances that allow everyone to learn at a comfortable pace. You’ll learn basic steps, rhythms and routines choreographed to music. Not only is line dancing fun, it helps improve your memory, coordination, and balance at the same time. Come for great music and a great time!register for Wednesdays
Challenging Times, Ageless Insights with the Rivertowns Jewish Consortium
Monthly, Select Fridays, 10:00–11:30 am
“Challenging Times, Ageless Insights” offers participants the opportunity to engage with clergy in exploring contemporary issues through a Jewish lens. These discussions will provide insights, debate, and if we are successful, even more questions.
Introduction to Mah Jongg
Fri. afternoons, Feb. 3- Feb. 24 1:30 pm- 3:30 pm
$80 for members for the 4-class series; $100 for non-members
In our introduction to Mah Jongg series, students will learn the basics of this fun and social game. We will discuss the rules and object of game, learn tiles/symbols and card of hands (40/50 different combinations), illustrate examples of winning hands and hands on practice, and systematically break down the multi-layered components of the game into easily understood segments. All materials are provided and no prior experience is necessary.Register
Once you’ve learned how to play, join us for open game playing on Friday mornings…it’s a great way to practice!
Renard Lecture Series
Select Mondays, 10:00–11:00 am (unless otherwise noted)
Musical concerts and first-person accounts are combined with traditional lectures by scholars and experts in their fields. Presenters offer stimulating, informative, engaging, and unique insights into music, literature, art, history, sports, take-out film, archeology, and pop culture, and more.see schedule
Wednesdays from 11:30–1:30
Come for engaging conversation, games, and outings with a vibrant group of adults. Open Game Playing takes place every other week (and we’re always looking for more Mah Jongg players). Nonmembers welcome to attend for free.
JCC Goes Out to Lunch*
Join your fellow foodies for our new monthly Lunch Club! We’ll together dine on appetizers, mains, and desserts. You’ll choose your dishes in advance and all dietary needs can be accommodated. Bring a friend or make new ones!
Fridays from 11:30–1:30
You bring the games, we provide the space for fun! Members attend for free and nonmembers are welcome to join with a $5 fee. Mah Jongg sets are available.
Monthly, Beginning in October
Join us for a diverse slate of offsite trips around the greater New York City Area. Explore historic sites and gardens, visit museums, see a movie, and even a Broadway caliber show. Suggestions welcome!
*Transportation: Need a ride (or want to offer one) to an offsite event? Email [email protected].