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 melanier@lfjcc.org.

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Senior Department Programs

To see all upcoming events at the JCC, visit: https://www.lfjcc.org/about/upcoming_events.aspx

Lunch & Concert in the Sukkah

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lawrence Family JCC
Sukkah

Have fun and learn about the holiday of Sukkot with your JCC family. Enjoy a vegetarian lunch sponsored by Atria La Jolla and a concert in the sukkah.
RSVP by September 17th.

Price: $18 | JCC Member $15

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JCC Social Circles: Movie Club Discussion - "The Red Sea Diving Resort"

Monday, September 27, 2021 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual

Join us for a lively discussion about the plots and characters from the film The Red Sea Diving Resort. This movie can be streamed in advance on Netflix.

Price: Free

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JCC Social Circles: Movie Club Discussion - "The Red Sea Diving Resort"


Musical Storytelling

Friday, October 1,2021 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
In-Person

Join us for a morning of musical storytelling as pianist Johanna Weber performs both classical and contemporary pieces!

Price: FREE

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Yiddish Fun 01 (Conversational)

Every Sunday for 6 weeks beginning Sunday, October 3, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Virtual

A 6-week conversational Yiddish online course utilizing the curricula and materials developed by Columbia University Professor Miriam Hoffman and under the guidance and direction of her son, renowned actor and course professor Avi Hoffman, connecting the academic roots of the Yiddish language with its incredible contributions to mainstream modern culture..

Price: $60

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Yiddish Fun 01 (Conversational)


Yiddish Fun 02 (Intermediate Conversational)

Every Sunday for 6 weeks beginning Sunday, October 3, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual

This intermediate 60 minute fully interactive class utilizes the curricula and materials developed by Columbia University Professor Miriam Hoffman and under the guidance and direction of her son, renowned actor and course professor Avi Hoffman, connecting the academic roots of the Yiddish language with its incredible contributions to mainstream modern culture.
Prior Knowledge or Yiddish Fun-01 is not necessary.

Price: $60

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Yiddish Fun 02 (Intermediate Conversational)


ART & ARTISTS: Masters of Madrid’s Prado

Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Virtual

Welcome to our virtual tours about the Spanish masters of painting with works hanging in one of the most important museums in the world: Madrid's Prado! Let virtual trip leader James Sokol zoom you to Spain for a guided visit of important paintings from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Meets for 4 Tuesdays: October 5, 12, 19, 26

Series Ticket (all 4 dates): $50 (before 10/26)
Give-Us-A-Try Ticket (10/5 only): $12.50 (before 10/5)

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ART & ARTISTS: Masters of Madrid’s Prado


Spanish Conversation II

Tuesdays, October 5 - November 9, 2021 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Virtual

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

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Spanish Conversation I

Tuesdays, October 5 - November 9, 2021 | 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Virtual

Participants will practice, improve, and acquire confidence using Spanish vocabulary. Topics include: literature, history, current events from Latin America and Spain.

Price: $110 | JCC Member: $90

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MUSIC & MORSELS: Spanish Dances & Other Folk Music & Morsels: Spanish Dances & Other Folk Music Folk Music

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Virtual

In this unique program with a focus on Spain, pianist Ian Scarfe introduces classical composers who embraced the spirit of the dance. The live program includes "Andaluzas" and more dances by Enrique Granados, Manuel De Falla, and other Spanish composers. Hear how non-Spanish, European "classical" composers also turned to folk music for their own dance rhythms!

Early Bird Ticket: $12.50 (before 10/4)
Regular Ticket: $15 (before 10/6)

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MUSIC & MORSELS: Spanish Dances & Other Folk Music & Morsels: Spanish Dances & Other Folk Music Folk Music


Senior Lounge


Virtual

Join Senior Department staff Melanie Rubin and Sarah Mattes in our monthly senior lounge gathering, virtually!

Price: Free

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Safety First: Privacy and Security Onlineacy and Security Online

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
In Person

The internet can be a scary place, but it's part of our daily lives. There are plenty of ways to reduce your exposure to online threats such as identity theft and fraud. Learn how to recognize scams, avoid password theft, protect yourself from viruses, and guard your personal data while browsing, shopping, and using social media.

Price: FREE

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San Diego Community College Continuing Ed - Emeritus Classes

San Diego Community College Continuing Education - Fall Semester runs September 7, 2021-January 29, 2022 (no classes on Veterans Day Nov. 11, Thanksgiving break Nov. 22-26, Winter break Dec. 16, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022, MLK Day Jan. 17)

All classes are meeting virtually. Click here for more information and to register, or contact the instructor directly. Visit the SDCE 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