PROGRAMS

Corey Katz, Director of Adult Services, 516-634-4151, ckatz@friedbergjcc.org
Lisa Charschan, Assistant Director of Adult Services, 516-634-4169, lcharschan@friedbergjcc.org


Sophisticated Singles (Ages 50+)
Facilitator: Irwin Pfeffer

This weekly discussion group covers issues related to being a single senior. Join the conversation or just listen. All are welcome.

Every Monday from 7:45-9:30 pm

Fee: $9; Members, $5


Point Counterpoint

The left and the right are represented at this spirited exchange of what’s happening on both sides of the aisle.

Mondays from 7-8:30 pm

Fee: FREE (Members Only)


Adult Coloring

Coloring allows us to shift focus from everyday stressors and responsibilities to a more relaxed, mindful state.  Learn various relaxation techniques, socialize with others, and create beautiful art that can proudly be displayed afterward.

Tuesdays, 10:30 am-12 pm


Women’s Forum

These thought-provoking discussion groups will focus on topics relevant to women. Participate in lively conversation, make a social connection and face life’s challenges together.

Tuesdays, 12-1 pm
Thursdays, 12-1 pm
Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm (the topics at this session are geared toward single women)


Headline & Hot Topics

Join us for a lively discussion of current events and newsworthy stories.

Wednesdays, 11 am-12:15 pm

Fee: FREE (Members Only)


Sports Roundup

Calling all sports fans! Let’s sit around the table and talk sports. 

Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 pm

FREE (Members Only)


Talking Torah

We will learn the weekly Torah portion followed by a discussion of Jewish subjects of interest. All religious backgrounds welcome.

Fridays, 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Fee: FREE (Members Only)


REAP (Ages 55+)

11 am-12 pm: Chatting with the Rabbi, Yiddish with Sarah or TBD
12-12:30 pm: Lunch & mingle with friends
12:30-2 pm: Announcements, jokes & entertainment

Every Monday, September through June

Fee: $3 collected weekly (JCC Members Only)


The Golden Age of Live Television Drama
Facilitator: Philip Harwood

Join our discussion of the world of live television drama, 8 Mondays at 11 am:
July 10 – Marty
July 17 – The Laughmaker
July 24 – Patterns
July 31 – Summer Pavilion
August 7 – Requiem for a Heavyweight
August 14 – The Comedian
August 21 – The Defenders Part I
August 28 – The Defenders Part II

Fee: $12; Members, $8


Tuesday Adult Couples Club (TACC) Ages 55+

Have your friends flown south for the winter? Looking for some new couples to socialize with? TACC meets Tuesday nights year-round for meetings, games, entertainment and celebrations. Coffee and cake provided.

Fee: $25 per person paid quarterly (JCC Members Only)


The South Shore Camera Club

Meetings, Workshops, Competitions

Wednesdays, 7:30 pm (Sep through June)

Fee: $52; Members, $44, #27SSCC


Jewish Lives
Facilitator: Liz Ropers

Each month we will learn about the life of a Jewish person, a person touched by Judaism, or a person who impacted the lives of Jewish people. Join us for this monthly program covering the biographies of celebrities, politicians, philanthropists and more.

2nd Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm

June 8 – Arthur Miller

Fee: $5; Members, $3 (per session)


Aromatherapy Workshops
Facilitator: Terri Lieberman

Aromatherapy, meditation and crafts are in store in this workshop. Learn about different scents and how they’re put to work for us. Make projects to take with you.

11 am-12:00 pm on the following Thursdays:
June 8

Fee per session: $10; Members, $8


Brain Games

Thursday, June 22, 11:00 am with Alan Mazurek, MD

Can’t find your keys? Lost your cellphone? Or have you forgotten the name of someone you just met? You are not alone; these moments of forgetfulness are common. These workshops will focus on interactive activities that will boost your memory and attention span. Stay mentally sharp as you age through this series of fun games!

Fee: $12; Members, $7 (per session)
Members may register for both by May 5 for $12


Lunch & Learn: From Mensch to Mobster
Facilitator: Robin London

Thursday June 15, 2017 #27LLMOB

What made a mensch from a good Jewish home turn to a life of crime? The question is the basis of a presentation about Jews who found themselves on the wrong side of the law. Gain insight into the underworld and culture that helped to create the Jewish Mobster. Hear stories of how Arnold Rothstein, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel, and others climbed the ladder from impoverished slum neighborhoods to the glamour of Las Vegas.

Lunch at 12PM; Presentation at 1PM

Fee: $21; Members $16