Senior Adult Special Events

Jewish Poets of the Past

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Astor Judaica Library
Lawrence Family, JCC

This evening’s program we will feature readings of the American Jewish poet, Emma Lazarus and the Yiddish Poet and founder of the Yiddish Theater, Abraham Goldfaden (composer of song, Rozhinkes Mit Mandeln).

Refreshments to follow.
RSVP Online or in person.
Price: Free

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Lives Well Lived

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

Winner of San Diego Jewish Film Festival 2018 Audience Choice Award: Documentary Feature!

Lives Well Lived is a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest. Encompassing over 3000 years of experience, forty people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life. Their intimate memories and inspiring personal histories will make you laugh, perhaps cry, but mostly inspire you.

Thank you to our generous underwriters, Seacrest Village Retirement Communities and Atria Senior Living La Jolla

Sign online or In Person to Senior Dept. (858) 362-1141 by March 20.
Price: FREE

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Opera Bus 2018-2019 Opera Season

Tuesday, February 5 at 5:15 P.M.

Meet bus at JCC at 5:15 P.M.

Tuesday, April 2 at 4:45

Meet bus at JCC at 4:45 P.M.

The JCC Senior Dept. is arranging transportation to the Tuesday night main stage performances of the San Diego Opera 2018-2019 season at the Civic Theatre downtown. Purchase your own tickets through the San Diego Opera at (619) 533-7000 or at, then reserve your bus seat for each show you want to attend by calling Melanie or Ilene at the JCC (858) 362-1141.

Bus fee per show: $25; JCC Member Price per show: $18

Bus seating limited to first 20 who reserve with payment for each show. Payment required with reservation. Sorry, no refunds unless the JCC cancels. You are responsible for finding a replacement if you cancel.

More details in future Shofar newsletters

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Senior Model Seder 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 12:00 PM -1:30 PM

Join your JCC “family” and friends for our annual event with Rabbi Scott Meltzer as he gives us new perspectives to the traditional rituals of the Passover holiday. Light lunch served with ceremonial foods.

Sign up online or in person by March 29, 2019

Price: $16; JCC Member Price: $13

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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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