Senior Adult Special Events

Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices & The Art of Aging

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Gotthelf Art Gallery
Lawrence Family, JCC

Coinciding with the Art of Aging exhibit in our art gallery, this evening’s poetry will feature local poets presenting on the theme of aging.

Refreshments to follow.

Price: Free, registration required.

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SDG&E: Time of Use


Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1:30pm-3pm
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

Join us for this informative session to learn about Time of Use and other pricing plans available to you. You’ll learn how to use My Account to compare pricing plans to determine the best option for you. We’ll also cover additional programs and solutions such as CARE, ESA, Medical Baseline and Level Pay and see how signing up for alerts and tips can help you save energy and money.
Free, but RSVP by May 15 to Senior Adult Dept. (858) 362-1141.

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The USS Midway Story & Optional USS Midway Museum Visit


Lecture: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1:30-3:00 pm
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

Come hear how the Midway evolved from serving 47 years as an active aircraft carrier to becoming a successful museum about to celebrate its 15th year in San Diego.

Price: Lecture Only: $6; Member Price: $4

Tour: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 9:15 am-1:30 pm (approximate)
USS Midway- Meet at the Lawrence Family JCC

Museum Tour: You heard the story, now see the ship. NOTE: good walking shoes recommended to navigate steps, uneven surfaces, and long distances between exhibits.

Price: Lecture & Visit to Museum: $38; Member Price: $30 (includes pre-trip lecture, round-trip transportation from JCC, and museum admission for self-guided tour)

Sign up online or RSVP by May 22, 2019 to Senior Adult Dept. (858) 362-1141

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Eyewitness to History: A Personal Account


Thursday, June 13 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Samuel and Rebecca Astor Judaica Library

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.

RSVP by June 6 to Senior Dept. (858) 362-1141

Price: $6; Member Price: $4

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DAY AT THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY FAIR: OZSOME


Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Meet Bus at JCC at 12:30 pm; Return to JCC at approximately 6:00 pm
Del Mar Fairgrounds

Follow the yellow brick road and enter into an “Oz-some” world inspired by Baum’s classic tale, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells & shopping and come away with pleasant memories from the San Diego County Fair!

Price: $22; JCC Member $18
Price includes bus transportation and fair admission

Sign up online or RSVP by June 19, 2019 to Senior Adult Dept. (858) 362-1141.

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