Chazen Senior Center

The Esther Gitlow & Yvette Tekel Senior Adult Program located at the Chazen Senior Center serves the needs of the county’s older adults.

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ONGOING

Open Game Time

Monday-Friday, 9:30AM-5PM
Senior Program closed Apr 11, 12, 17 & 18, May 29 & 31, June 1
The Esther Gitlow & Yvette Tekel Senior Adult Program has tables available daily for Mah Jongg, Canasta, Rummy Q, Bridge, Scrabble and other games.
FREE for JCC Members Only.

Sundays

Feb 5: 11AM: Social Gathering at J. Refreshments served.
Feb 26, 12PM: Lunch at a restaurant TBD
Mar 12, 11AM: Purim Bagel & Lox Brunch at J
Member $10 Public $12
Mar 26, 12PM: Lunch at a restaurant TBD
Apr 9, 11AM: Social Gathering at J. Refreshments served.
Member $5 Public $7
May 7, 11AM: Bagels & Lox Brunch at J
Member $10 Public $12
Jun 11, 11AM: Social Gathering at J. Refreshments served.
Member $5 Public $7

EVENINGS


Thursday, Apr 27, 6PM: Dinner at a restaurant TBD
Wednesday, May 24, 6PM: Dinner at a restaurant TBD
Thursday, Jun 22, 6PM: Dinner at a restaurant TBD
For more information and to register, contact Gene Arkin at 845-356-5525
OUR WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

Armchair Aerobics

14 Mondays and 14 Thursdays
Jan 2-Apr 6
Apr 20-Jul 27
10-10:45AM

Sponsored by Institute for Advanced Rehab at Friedwald Center.
Instructor: Rafael Muniz
Member: $50 Public $65
FREE for JCC Fitness Members
Register

Schmooze on the News

12:30-2PM
No meeting Apr 17 and May 29
Roundtable discussion on topics in the news. Occasional guest speakers invited.
Facilitator: Shel Haas
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Art Club with Helen Potter

12:30-2:30PM
No meeting Dec 26, Apr 17 and May 29
Attention all JCC Rockland artists (or would-be artists). This is a free weekly session for our members to bring their own art projects and work side-by-side with various levels of talented artists. Professional artist Helen Potter will be available for suggestions or critiques.
Registration is necessary.
FREE. JCC Members Only.
Register

Knitting & Crocheting Circle

9:30-11:30AM
No meeting Apr 17 and May 29
Create blankest, hats, sweaters, and more. Some projects are donated, some are sold, and some are created as gifts for family and friends. Instruction, encouragement, and socialization. Novices welcome.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

5 Star Trivia

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11AM-12PM
No meeting Dec 27 & 29, Jun 1
This group could also be called Cerebral Gymnastics. Test your knowledge on a variety of subjects, while having fun and keeping brain cells jumping.
Facilitator: Martin Resnick
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Women’s Discussion Group

12:30-2PM
No meeting Dec 27, Jun 1
This member-led rap group is for women who are looking for a warm, welcoming place to share and help one another.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Men’s Discussion Group

12:30-2PM
No meeting Dec 27, Jun 1
What’s said in the room stays in the room. Be part of this member-led rap group for men only.
Facilitator: Gerry Marenoff
FREE. JCC Members ONLY

Scrabble

10AM-12PM
No meeting Dec 28, Apr 12 & May 31
New and experienced players welcome.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Myrna’s Doodlers

12-1:30PM
No meeting Dec 2, Apr 12 & May 31
This fast growing craze has hit the J. Join us with your ‘adult’ coloring book and colored pencils as we chat and create together.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Book Club

1PM – 2:30PM
Jan 11: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Mar 8: American Pastoral by Phillip Roth
Jun 14: A Backpack, a Bear, and 8 Crates of Vodka by Lev Golinkin
Facilitator: Lucille Schroeder
FREE. JCC Members Only.

FREE. JCC Members Only.

Film with Renee

1PM
Jan 4: The Last Angry Man starring Paul Muni (drama 1959)
Feb 1: Strangers in Good Company starring Alice Dabo (drama 1990)
Mar 1: Crossing Delancey starring Amy Irving (comedy & romance 1988)
Apr 5: Bandwagon starring Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse (musical 1953)
May 3: Lies My Father Told Me starring Yossi Yadin (drama 1975)
Jun 7: Bagdad Café starring Jack Palance (drama/comedy 1987)
A retrospective of classic films including a presentation with background information, analysis and discussion.
Facilitator: Renee Weiner

Armchair Aerobics

14 Mondays and 14 Thursdays
Jan 2-Apr 6
Apr 20-Jul 27
10-10:45AM

Sponsored by Institute for Advanced Rehab at Friedwald Center.
Instructor: Rafael Muniz
Member: $50 Public $65
FREE for JCC Fitness Members
Register

5 Star Trivia

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11AM-12PM
No meeting Dec 27 & 29, Jun 1
This group could also be called Cerebral Gymnastics. Test your knowledge on a variety of subjects, while having fun and keeping brain cells jumping.
Facilitator: Martin Resnick
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Women’s Views on the News

11AM-12:30PM
No meeting Jun 1
You are invited to join a women’s group open discussion on local, national, and international current events. This is a lively gathering of women who care about our world.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Men’s Discussion Group II

12:45-2:15PM
No meeting Jun 1
There’s never enough time to chat – so we’ve created a second discussion group. This is a member led rap group for men only.
FREE. JCC Members Only.

Nosh & Learn at JCC Rockland

Sponsored by Fountain View
Fridays, 12:30-2PM
MAR 3: Purim, the Purimspiel, and Jewish Humor
Speaker: Rabbi Benjamin Sharff, Reform Temple of Rockland
APR 7: The Four Children
Speaker: Rabbi Elchanan Weinbach, Congregation Shaarey Israel

Bagels & Coffee will be served
Members $5 Public $10
To register, contact JCC Registrar at 845-362-4400