Senior Department 

The Senior Adult Department of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish cultural heritage and values by providing social, educational, and recreational programs. Through these programs, we strengthen our connections to our community and keep alive our history and traditions. The Senior Adult Program encourages us to learn, grow and enrich our lives among others who share our values.

For more information on events listed below, contact Melanie Rubin in the JCC Senior Department: 858.362.1141 or

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Senior Department Programs

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Spanish Conversation II

Tuesdays, April 19 - May 24, 2022 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Lawrence Family JCC

Using advanced grammatical points, practice, improve, and acquire confidence using Spanish vocabulary. Topics include: genres of music, literature, history, current events, and Indigenous American societies.

Price: $110 | JCC Member: $90

Ask the Rabbi

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 | 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Get all of your burning questions answered by Rabbi Scott Meltzer of Ohr Shalom, during a special virtual lounge!

Price: Free

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Beginner's Spanish

Thursdays, May 12 - June 23, 2022 (6 weeks) | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Designed to provide you with a solid foundation of this beautiful language, this course will focus on daily greetings and basic conversation. Tailored to students with little or no background in Spanish. We will provide information on required book, upon registration.

Price: $110 | JCC Member: $90

Game Day

Friday, May 20, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In Person
Lawrence Family JCC

Join other seniors at the JCC in playing a wide variety of games, such as: cards, Scrabble, Rummi-K, Chess, and more! Refreshments will be provided.

Price: $10 | Members: Free

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Senior Lounge

In-Person: 10:30 am - 11:30 am OR Virtual: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Spend time with old friends and make new ones in our weekly Senior Lounge!

Price: Free

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Canasta Class & Game

Every Tuesday | 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Join our volunteer Canasta teacher, Jean, and other friends, in a friendly Canasta game!

Price: Free

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Mah Jongg Classes

Four-week class (2 hours per week). Dates and times arranged per participants’ availability.

If you’re a beginner, learn how to play. If you’re a seasoned player, sharpen your skills. Classes of four people and professional instructors ensure individual attention and success. Classes provided by the School of American Mah Jongg.

Price: Price: $150 | JCC Member: $140

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San Diego College of Continuing Education - Emeritus Classes

Spring Semester runs February 2-June 11, 2022 (no classes on Lincoln Day- Feb. 18, Washington Day- Feb. 21, Spring break- Mar. 28 to April 1, Memorial Day- May 30). Most Emeritus classes meet virtually; some are face-to-face or hybrid.

Click here for more information and to register, or contact the instructor directly. Visit the SDCCE Emeritus classes website for the full schedule; this is just a list of classes that met at the JCC prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic (dates/times/instructors may have changed).


Need more information? Please contact...

Melanie Rubin, Director: Adult and Senior
Direct 858.362.1141 | Main line 858.457.3030