Senior Adult 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.

To sign up to receive the bi-monthly senior newsletter, The Shofar, call 858.362.1141.

For more information on events in this section, contact Melanie Rubin or Ilene Greenspan in the JCC Senior Department: 858.362.1141 or melanier@lfjcc.org

Unless otherwise noted, events will take place at the JCC.


Click here for upcoming special senior adult events!

Film Fans, Film Favorites

Mondays at 1:30PM (September through May)
Fridays at 1:30PM (June, July, August)


Movie buffs watch more recent films and an older "Film Favorite" on last week. Refreshments provided. Refer to The Shofar newsletter for movie titles.
No reservations needed

Price: $5; JCC Member Price: $4 (to cover refreshments)


Eyewitness to History: A Personal Account

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

Please join us for another in our series of historical presentations. Lou de Beer, a recipient of the Coronado Avenue of Heroes Award, will relay his personal account of his WWII and Korean War experiences. The son of American parents, Lou was born in Amsterdam. As a boy he witnessed the arrival of the German troops in 1940 and lived through 18 months of occupation. His experience adds an important and generally overlooked angle to the history of the Second World War in Europe.

Sign up online or RSVP by August 21 to Senior Adult Dept., 858.362.1141

Price: $6 | JCC Member: $4

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Self-Care through Expressive Arts

Thursdays | September 12- October 17 | 7:00-8:30 pm
OR
Fridays | September 13- October 18 | 9:30-11:00 am

Join us for this 6 week Expressive Arts workshop designed to nurture our innate creativity as a resource for self-care! Connect with others in a relaxing environment using an exciting variety of mediums through a Jewish lens.
All levels of art experience are welcome.
This series will be facilitated by Natalie Sery Cruz, multi-media artist and Expressive Arts Therapist. Natalie has worked with individuals and families through the arts for over ten years.

Thursdays | September 12-October 17, 2019 | 7:00-8:30 pm Add to Cart

Fridays | September 13-October 18, 2019 | 9:30-11:00 am Add to Cart


Newcomers Meeting

Friday, September 13, 2019 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

New to San Diego? Newly Single? Meet new people and get to know each other to do things around San Diego together (movies, travel, book discussions, game partners, lunch outings, etc.). Come to the JCC to kick start your new friendships! (Note: this is not a dating service).

Price: Free

Sign up online or RSVP to Seniors Dept. 858.362.1141 by September 10 , 2019

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Artfully Jewish

Friday, September 20, 2019 | 10:30-11:30 am
Epstein Music Studio
Lawrence Family JCC

Rabbi Lenore Bohm will share her collection of unusual ritual objects, Judaica and beautiful fabric art and discuss their significance in Judaism.

RSVP online or to the Senior Dept. 858.362.1141 by September 13, 2019.

Price: $10 | Member Price: $8

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Broadway and Bagels

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 10:00-11:30 am
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway...join us as we take a closer look at the musicals of theater and film -- the actors, dancers, composers and more! Tap your way to the JCC as we first explore Gene Kelly! Presented by Leslie Johnson-Leech.

RSVP online or to the Senior Dept. 858.362.1141 by October 22, 2019.

Price: $12 | Member Price: $10

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Brain Health Workshop

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 10:00-11:00 am or 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Taubman Drama Workshop (Rehearsal Room)
Lawrence Family JCC

Geared towards ages 50-85. Includes lecture, brain health assessment, and assessment feedback.

Free, but must RSVP. For questions and to sign up, please call Shrusti at Cogniciti, 702.631.1555.

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Senior Adult 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.

To sign up to receive the bi-monthly senior newsletter, The Shofar, call 858.362.1141. To learn about advertising opportunities in The Shofar please click here.

For more information on events in this section, contact Melanie Rubin or Ilene Greenspan in the JCC Senior Department: 858.362.1141 or melanier@lfjcc.org
Unless otherwise noted, events will take place at the JCC.


Teen Technology Tutors for Seniors

Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 A.M.
June 26, July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24

Who do you turn to when you have questions about your computer and/or smartphone? Your grandkids? Never fear if they’re not here, we have teens for you! Whether you want to make font sizes larger on your screen and phone, establish a Skype or Facebook account, learn word processing tips, set up email, take photos with your phone, or whatever, come learn from the younger generation how it is done on your device!

This free service is a collaboration between the JCC Senior & Teen Departments, the JCC's Teen Leadership Council, and Camp Jaycee CITs.

RSVP in advance to Senior Dept., (858) 362-1141 with the date(s) you would like to attend and the type of device with which you need assistance. Bring your charged device and questions.


 

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Please stop by the Senior Department offices to fill out an "Emergency Form." These will only be used in case something should happen to you while participating in a JCC program or working out in our facility. We need to know whom to contact on your behalf (closest relative, preferred hospital, doctor's number, etc.). If you haven't completed one recently, please provide us with a new one so that we have the most current information available.