Senior Adult Special Events

Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Astor Judaica Library
Lawrence Family JCC

The 11th season of Jewish Poets-Jewish Voices will feature student poets from San Diego Jewish Day Schools who have been asked to write poems inspired by the various Parshot of the Hebrew Bible, in connection with the JCC Gotthelf Art Gallery exhibit of Parsha Posters. Other student poets are welcome to attend as well and, if they are not in the featured section, to read their poems during the half hour of open microphone which will follow. The art gallery will be open prior to 7:00 p.m. and following the readings, so that the audience can view the exhibit of Parsha Posters as well. Adults invited too!

Free but please RSVPbelow.

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Opera Bus 2018-2019 Opera Season

The Marriage of Figaro
Tuesday, October 23 at 4:45 P.M.

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

Tuesday, February 5 at 4:45 P.M.

Meet bus at JCC at 4:45 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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Early Bird Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 26 at 4:00 P.M.

Join us for an “early bird” Shabbat dinner at the JCC as over 20,000+ people from San Diego Jewish Community celebrates Shabbat together all over San Diego County. We will end in time for those who want to attend services at a synagogue.

Price: $20; JCC Member Price: $16

To RSVP call the Senior Dept. at (858) 362-1141 by October 19.

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Middle East Update

Friday, November 30 at 10:30 A.M.

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

Price: $6; JCC Member Price: $4

RSVP to Melanie or Ilene in the Senior Dept., (858) 362-1141 by November 26

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Annual Senior Hanukkah Party

Tuesday, December 18 at 12:00 P.M.

Enjoy some of the tastiest homemade latkes in town at this pre-Hanukkah celebration! You'll savor the smell of these traditional potato pancakes from the minute you walk through the doors at the JCC to join your fellow senior friends in celebrating the holiday, complete with entertainment and of course, our Nierman preschoolers!

Price: $16; JCC Member Price: $13

RSVP to Senior Department at (858) 362-1141 by December 11

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