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


Jazz Pianist Vince di Mura

Monday, June 10 • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Vince is a jazz pianist, composer and arranger who is the Resident Musical Director and Composer for the Lewis Center of Arts at Princeton University. He is preparing to record his seventh CD - a solo piano CD.  Join us for this opportunity to get a preview of this recording.  Sponsored by Care One at the Highlands.
Price: $8, Member Price: Free,  Stay for lunch - Price: $6.50, Recommended Senior Price: $4.50, reservations are needed three days in advance, contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org  

Natalia Zukerman

Wednesday, June 12 • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Natalia Zukerman will entertain us with her individual style of Americana, blues and folk music. End-of-season program sponsored by Bayada Home Health Care.
Price: $8, Member Price: Free,  Stay for lunch - Price: $6.50, Recommended Senior Price: $4.50, reservations are needed three days in advance, contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org  

Summer Program

Location and Fees

Summer programs are at Congregation Beth Israel, 1920 Cliffwood Street in Scotch Plains. Come before each program for senior exercise and stay after each program for a delicious freshly prepared lunch. Reservations for the program only are encouraged but not required. Member rates for programs are available to JCC members and JCC partners, Congregation Beth Israel and Congregation B’nai Israel Adult Forum members. Reservations for lunch are recommended in advance of the program. (Lunch price is listed separately.)

Full Summer (all of July and August)
Community Price: $150
Summer Member/Partner Price: $125, does not include lunch, transportation or trips

Individual Programs
Price: $8
Member/Senior Social Member (non-summer)/Partner Price: $8
Summer Senior Social Member: Free

The recommended lunch donation is $4.50 for seniors 60+ or $6.00 for all others. Please call Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 preferably a week, but at least two days, in advance for lunch reservations.

No one is turned away due to inability to pay.


Journey through the Jewish Holidays with Violinist Dr. David Podles

Tuesday, July 2 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
An endearing and joyful journey of all Jewish holidays. From the celebratory songs of Purim, Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah to the touching and moving pieces of Yom Kippur and Passover, take in the devout festivity of the Jewish holidays. Sponsored by the Elinor and Leonard Goldman Fund.

From Bach to Sinatra with Thomas Elefant: A Sinatra Celebration

Tuesday July 9 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
Listen to selected songs of Sinatra and walk away with a new appreciation of his talent. Sponsored by the Goldman family in memory of Elinor and Leonard Goldman.

Trip to Arbor Terrace

Wednesday, July 10 • 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
We have been invited to visit Arbor Terrace Assisted Living, a new facility in Mountainside. We will enjoy an activity with the residents, take a tour and have lunch. Transportation provided. No charge for this program. Reservations needed 3 days in advance.

Dylan Tribute with Gary Solomon

Tuesday, July 16 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
Enjoy this solo tribute to one of the most beloved songwriters of modern music. With acoustic guitar and harmonica, Gary takes it down to the fundamental singer-songwriter format from which most of these songs originated, allowing Dylan’s compelling lyrics and beautiful melodies to flow direct and unadorned. Sponsored by Atria of Cranford.

Reminisce with Vocalist Jeff Dunston

Wednesday, July 17 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Jeff, one of our favorite vocalists, will entertain us with his beautiful voice singing many wonderful songs from our past. Sponsored by Dolores Sagalow and her family in honor of her special birthday.

Folk/Rock Music with Robinson Treacher

Tuesday, July 23 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Robinson Treacher’s emotionally dramatic songwriting style is matched only by his deeply passionate vocals. Steeped in what can only be labeled as a “traditional” songwriting format, Treacher has taken fibers from all genres including folk, country, rhythm and blues and rock and woven them into a distinct tapestry. Born and raised in New York, his honesty and grit reflect his eclectic musical influences. Sponsored by Care One at the Highlands.

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – I Do! I Do!

Wednesday, July 24 • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The story of a marriage is at the center of I Do, I Do, an intimate, nostalgic and funny work by the authors of The Fantasticks. The show begins with Michael and Agnes on their wedding day and traces their life together over 50 years. We watch them go through life to the strains of a tuneful and charming score. Show is preceded by a delicious lunch and dessert buffet. Registration required by Friday, June 14. Price: $106, Member Price: $96, includes transportation, lunch, and show, pick up at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains and Congregation B’nai Israel in Millburn.

Meghan Cary

Tuesday, July 30 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Meghan’s unabashed willingness to connect with her audience brings listeners to their feet and at times to tears with high-energy tunes, masterful storytelling and personal lyrics that resonate universally. Sponsored by Care One of the Highlands.


Milton – A Songwriter’s Songwriter

Wednesday, August 7 • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Milton is known for his lyric craft, distinctive voice and soulful songs steeped in classic rhythm & blues, pop, jazz, folk and country. Milton first gained notoriety in his hometown New York City when his song In the City became a hit on New York’s WFUV. Milton has toured extensively throughout the states and has four full-length albums. Sponsored by Sylvia and Howard Cohen in memory of their beloved mother Helen Cohen.