1391 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Ph: 908-889-8800

The JCC will close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20 and remain closed on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22 for Rosh Hashanah.  We will resume regular hours on Saturday, September 23.  Shana Tova!  Happy New Year!

Day Trips and Fun Outings

Oktoberfest at Shackamaxon Country Club

100 Tillinghast Turn, Scotch Plains
Tuesday, October 3 • 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Tap into Oktoberfest this fall with specialty beer and German eats.  Includes beer, hors d’oeuvres and dinner. Registration required by Monday, September 25.
Price: $60, Member Price: $50 

Chihuly at the New York Botanical Garden

Tuesday, October 10 • 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (rain date: Tuesday, October 17)
Experience over 20 of glassmaker Dale Chihuly’s vibrant sculptures set among the beautiful Botanical Gardens. We will have a tram and a docent to take us around the grounds and help us appreciate the beauty. After the tour, there will be time to explore some of the gardens, the conservatory and the gift shop on your own. Participants must be able to explore on their own after the tour.  There is a picnic area for lunch.  Reservations are needed by Tuesday, September 26.
Price $80, Member Price: $70, optional bagged picnic lunch: $5 (Salmon nicoise salad plus sides)

The JCC is Broadway Bound!
The Band's Visit - Broadway's Newest Show!

Wednesday, October 25 • 11:00 a.m.
Join us to see The Band's Visit in NYC.  We’ll begin our day with a Mediterranean lunch at the JCC then board the bus to to catch a matinee performance of this exciting new show while it’s in previews – be one of the first to see this and then you can say you did! We will return to the JCC after the show.  Tickets will sell quickly so don’t wait!  Registration required by Tuesday, October 10.
Price: $150, Member Price: $130 • includes lunch, a mid-mezzanine ticket and roundtrip transportation on a luxury coach bus. 

The Band's Visit Synopsis: An Egyptian Police Band arrives in Israel to play a concert. After a mix-up at the border, they are sent to a remote village in the middle of the desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways.

Handel Festival Orchestra conducted by Thomas Elefant

Tuesday, November 7 • 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Share a magical evening of music at the West 83rd Ministry in NYC.  Reservations are needed by Tuesday, October 31. 
Price: $55, Member Price: $50, cost includes $10 orchestra donation, transportation provided

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Series at NJPAC in Newark
Special Senior Subscriber Series

Thursdays • 1:30 p.m. • includes roundtrip luxury coach bus
5-Concert Subscription Series Price: starts at $150 (full subscription purchase required)
Roundtrip Bus Price: $25/person (bus requires 20 person minimum; bus will leave JCC at 12:15 p.m.)

Click here for downloadable NJSO registration form
r you can contact Terry Campbell, NJSO Group Sales at tcampbell@njsymphony.org or 973-735-1717.

Series includes:

Xian Zhang conducts Beethoven
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Xian Zhang, conductor
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Mozart's Requiem
Xian Zhang, conductor
Thursday, March 15, 2017

Bach's Complete Brandenburgs
Eric Wyrick, leader and violin soloist
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Shaham Plays Brahms
Xian Zhang, conductor • Gil Shaham, violin
Thursday, June 7, 2018