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Activities and Classes

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Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Adult Summer Camp
Wednesday, August 12 - Tuesday, August 18
                                                     
Join us for the week filled with actitivites...from Tanglewood and Shakespeare & Co. to the Clark Museum, Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio Lenox, Berkshire Botanical Garden and so much more.
Click here for the full itinerary
Click here for the registration form

10th Annual Jewish Film Festival
Click here for details on Spring 2015 films

April

May

From Bach to Sinatra – Preparation for June Concert Trip
Tuesday, May 19 • 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Join this high level music appreciation program with Thomas Elefant, conductor, musician and educator. Explore music through a wide repertoire. Sponsored by Elinor Goldman. Reservations are needed by Tuesday, May 12.
Price: $4, Member Price: Free, Lunch: $3.75

June

U.S. Presidents and Their Relationship to the Jewish Community – Lyndon Johnson
Monday, June 1 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Former Social Studies teacher Irwin Katz will examine the attitudes of our presidents as they impacted American Jewry. Reservations for lunch are needed by Wednesday, May 27.
Price: $4, Member Price: Free, Lunch: $3.75

Lectures in Song by Fred Miller – Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Monday, June 8 • 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fred performs songs and provides insight into the lives and times of some musical titans. Sponsored by The Westfield Foundation. Reservations for lunch are needed by Monday, June 1.
Price: $8, Member Price: $3.75 (includes lunch)

As Time Goes By
Monday, June 15 • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the end of our program year with a blend of scenes, songs and sly humor in this concert reading romp. Show draws on Thornton Wilder, Neil Simon, Erma Bombeck, Nora Ephron, Pete Seeger and more. According to one review, “The show is sometimes sardonic, sometimes touching, and always entertaining...especially enjoyed by those of a certain age who completely relate.” Sponsored by Caring People and Steve Weisbart in honor of Barbara’s birthday. Reservations for lunch are needed by Monday, June 8.
Price: $11, Member Price: $8 (includes lunch)

University Lecture Series – Insight into Music with Thomas Elefant
Concert at St. Peter’s Church – Tuesday, June 2 (Click here for more information.)
The Basics – Tuesday, June 9
The Great Handel – Tuesday, June 16
The Colossal Beethoven Part II - Tuesday, June 23
Classical or Jazz? – Tuesday, June 30
Click here for details.

Social Clubs

Sixty+ Men’s Club
Thursdays once a month • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Participate in this third season of a club for retired men who are looking to spend time with other men, share a breakfast and discussion at a local diner and go on some trips and outings together. Tom Shanker is the Group Fa­cilitator. Participants pay for their own breakfast and the cost of any trips are additional.

Fitness and Wellness For Active Adults and Seniors
Group Exercise Classes

Many of these classes such as Lo-Impact Cardio Fusion, Tai Chi, Gentle Yoga and Adult swim classes, are perfect ways to help stay fit and limber!  (Senior Adult Membership required; not available with Senior Social Member.)
Click here for the latest schedule.

Senior Exercise
Mondays and Wednesdays • 10:30 - 11:15 A
Boost energy and improve balance while halting or reversing bone loss and strengthening muscles. Stretching, strength training, range-of-motion and endurance work. (Available to both Senior Adult and Senior Social Members.)
Price: $4/class, Member Price: Free

Walking Club Fridays • 10:15 – 11:00 A
Join Vin, certified personal trainer, every Friday for a gentle stroll around the gym. Class includes light stretches. Price: $4/class, Member Price: Free

Arthritis Exercise Tuesdays • 11:15 A – 12:15 P
Exercise to reduce pain and stiffness while maintaining or improving mobility, muscle strength and functional ability. Offered in conjunction with the Arthritis Foundation.  Price: $4/class, Member Price: Free

Stroke and Aphasia...there's hope!
Aphasia
 is a language disorder that impairs the expression and understanding of spoken language, reading and writing.  It occurs most often from a stroke or brain injury.  This frustrating condition affects a person's ability to communicate, but does not affect his or her intellect.
Adler Aphasia Center Group of Scotch Plains is at the JCC 
This group meets at the JCC 2 Fridays a month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Participants can join this group at any time. 
For more information and to pre-register, contact Wendy Greenspan at 973-530-3981 or wgreenspan@adleraphasiacenter.org.
This FREE aphasia communication group will:
- Help you cope with the challenges of living with aphasia
- Give you the practice with speaking
- Show you alternative communication strategies
- Introduce you to others with aphasia

Learn more about our Senior Adult program!  Click here to watch our video.

All pricing is recommended amount. No one is ever turned away due to inability to pay.

 

Upcoming Events and Dates

May 11 - June 22, 2015
June 1 - 24, 2015
June 2, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
June 7, 2015 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
June 7, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
June 8, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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