Senior Adult Special Events

Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices


The Samuel & Rebecca Astor Judaica Library
Lawrence Family JCC

For our 2019-2020 season, three local poets will be featured at each program, followed by a half hour of open mic. The evening will conclude with a reception. There is no charge for these programs, although donations are welcome.

Price: FREE

Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Jewish Poets of the Past
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
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Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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Middle East Update: January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020 | 12:00-1:30pm
Taubman Drama Workshop (Rehearsal Room)
Lawrence Family JCC

Dan Schwimmer (Former chair of San Diego AIPAC-American Israel Public Affairs Committee) will give us an update on AIPAC and the Middle East. Light lunch will be served.

RSVP to the Senior Department, 858.362.1141 by January 17, 2020.

Price: $14 | Member Price: $12

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Learn About the Ins and Outs of Medical Cannabis

Friday, February 7, 2020 | 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Taubman Drama Workshop (Rehearsal Room)
Lawrence Family JCC

Learn from Torrey Holistics about the history of cannabis, consumption methods, side effects and dosage and how it works to regulate bodily systems in the reduction of pain.

Members must be logged in to receive member pricing. Price: $15 | JCC Members: Free

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Broadway and Bagels

Monday, March 16, 2020 | 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

“There’s No Business Like Show Business” when it comes to Irving Berlin! We’ll explore his work through film clips and presentation by Leslie Johnson-Leech.

RSVP online or to the Senior Department 858.362.1141 by March 11, 2020.

Price: $12 | Member Price: $10

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The Life Saving Kindness and Courage of Strangers

Monday, March 30 | 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Garb Senior Activity Center
Lawrence Family JCC

Hear the inspiring story of Greta & Rudy Gans-- their extraordinary experiences in pre-war Austria, surviving Dachau, and journey to America via wartime London and Shanghai-- told through their son, along with a display of original documents. Come away inspired to honor those who suffered and help those in need of assistance!

RSVP online or to the Senior Department 858.362.1141 by March 23, 2020.

Price: FREE

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Bus to SAN DIEGO OPERA’S The Barber of Seville

Tuesday, April 28 | 5:00 pm (meet bus at JCC)
Transportaion to the San Diego Civic Theatre

The JCC Senior Deptartment is providing a bus to this performance and the pre-opera lecture at the Civic Theatre downtown. Purchase own opera tickets through San Diego Opera at (619) 533-7000 or for a discount, purchase your tickets at sdopera.org/operas_joyofopera.
To reserve your seat on the bus, call the Senior Dept. 858.362.1141
Price: $26 | JCC Members: $20 (Price includes transportation from JCC. Opera ticket sold separately through San Diego Opera.

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