SENIOR CENTER PROGRAMS & EVENTS

SYJCC Senior Center includes a variety of weekday programs for older adults including discussion groups, entertainment, speakers, educational programs, Shabbat, holiday celebrations, and special events.

For more information please contact Janine Mandera, Senior Center and Nutrition Program Coordinator at x147 or jmandera@syjcc.org

SEPTEMBER EVENTS CALENDAR

SENIOR NUTRITION

Senior Nutrition Program offers a daily lunch for seniors 60+ Mon-Fri for a suggested contribution of $4/meal.  All meals are made fresh daily by our in-house caterer Chick Chak Café. These programs receive funding support from Suffolk County Office For Aging

To register for lunch call x147 or x146 before 10:30 am daily.

SEPTEMBER MENU

DISCUSSION GROUPS

Civilization and the Jews with Keve

Join Keve for interesting discussions on effects Jews have had on world history and the effects the world has had on Jews, Judaism, and Jewishness. No topics are out of our scope: what is the history of the Jews? What is the meaning of our holidays, their history and their observances.
How have the Jewish people reformulated their core and yet remained “True Jews.” And more.
Room 24. Zoom option available with pre-registration only

Mondays | 11:00-12:00 pm

To Register, please

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Music and Memories with Tina

Music & Memory started with the understanding that music is deeply rooted in our conscious and subconscious minds. Just a mere song can transport us back to a special place in our pasts, remembering special people and events. Come in and join Tina, our social worker, and listen to the music and artists that you love to remember. Open to all! Room 24. Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Monday | September 19, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

To Register, please

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American History

Join Steve Rochester in person for an American History discussion with Q & A. Zoom link is also offered.

Tuesdays | 11:00 am- 12:00 pm

(no class September 27, 2022)

To Register, please

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Mind Sharpeners with Robin

Keep your brain young with a mixture of trivia questions & mind sharpening games! Come join Robin, with her Masters in public health, as she challenges your brain with fun games for memory, vocabulary, logic and more! Start training your brain today! Open to all!

Room 24. Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Tuesday | September 20, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

CURRENT EVENTS

Join us for lively discussions lead by a rotating group of facilitators. Each week different stories from the news will be presented and discussed. All opinions and views are welcomed and encouraged to participate. Openings for new facilitators are available, for information about facilitating contact Janine at x147. Room 24. Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Wednesday | 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Are you prepared for a Storm? with Janine and Robin

Knowledge is power. Come learn the best way to be prepare for a natural disaster. Go home with the information and tools you need to
stay safe during the unexpected.

Wednesday | September 28, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

TED Talk & Discussion with Sheila

Come join Sheila, our social worker, for a discussion about the importance of friendships featuring a TED Talk with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. Open to all! Room 24. Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Thursday | September 22, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Intergenerational STEM

This group will bring together children and adults to discover and explore the wonders of science and the arts with hands on activities.
Room 24

Thursdays | September 22 & 29, 2022 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm

SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The Laws of Attraction: How to Get What You Really Want!

Presentation by Carol Leitner – Holistic Health Educator & Sales Director of ‘Natural Awakenings Magazine’. Learn how to get anything your heart desires! How to manifest more money, better health, & healthier relationships with family and friends! Hall of Fame.

Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Monday | September 12, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Sew Crafty 

Crafters meet to exchange ideas about projects, chat about their lives, exchange yarns & yarn ideas for projects. This group provides an atmosphere where beginning crafters can seek assistance from more experienced crafters.

Tuesdays | 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Hall of Fame.

No registration required.

MOVIE: Wild Oats

After her husband’s passing, Eva (Shirley MacLaine) faces life on her own for the very first time. With a doting daughter Crystal (Demi Moore) reminding her of her age every day, Eva can’t help but feel her best days have come and gone. When she receives a life insurance check erroneously made out for five million
dollars instead of the expected $50,000, Eva and her best friend Maddie (Jessica Lange) decide to live life to the fullest and head for an adventure of a lifetime in Spain. But when the insurance company realizes their mistake, will they be able to recover the money before Eva and Maddie spend it all?

Wednesday | September 14, 2022 | 12:45-2:30 pm

Sound of Newness: Rosh Hashanah

Welcome the New Year with a lively and thought provoking discussion lead by Rabbi Mendy Teldon.
Holiday refreshments will be served. Hall of Fame.

Wednesday | September 21, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Richard Knox presents: Rebecca Luker

Join us for a multimedia presentation about Rebecca Luker, Broadway actress and singer, nominated for three Tony Awards and starred in “Show Boat,” “The Sound of Music” and “The Music Man. Learn about the actress and enjoy clips of her performances. Hall of Fame.

Zoom option available with pre-registration only

Thursday | September 15, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Sound of Newness: Yom Kippur

Do you remember where you were on Yom Kippur 49 years ago? How did the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War effect Israel then, how did it change Israel’s present day history and how do we commemorate today as we prepare for Yom Kippur? Join Keve Karalistsky and Bat-Sheva Slavin for a thought provoking discussion.

Thursday | September 29, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Shabbat Luncheon

Enjoy a complete Shabbat luncheon, friendly conversation and great music with Warren Schein performing songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s that will have you up & dancing!!

Friday | September 23, 2022 | 12:00-2:00 pm
Room 10

Limited seating, register by Friday, September 16, 2022.  Call 631-462-9800 x147 or 146 to reserve a seat.  Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Fee: $10 per person

SENIOR EXERCISE CLASSES

Step App Social Walking Group

All are welcome to join our 4 -week social walking group to connect with the community and learn the benefits of keeping a healthy body by simply walking together. We will also learn to use tracking tools to track our progress! Please bring your cell phone charged.

Meet in the Café.

Tuesdays | 1:00-2:00 pm

To Register, please

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Tai Chi for Balance

In this class, you will learn Tai Chi poses and positions that will improve your balance and core strength. This class is designed for seniors and those with a limited range of motion or physical limitations.  Chairs are provided for balance and support.

Wednesdays | 11:00 am-12:00 pm

To Register, please

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Chair Yoga

In this chair-based class, you will learn yoga positions, gentle stretching, and breathing techniques to help you maintain flexibility and balance. This class is designed for those that need a chair-based class and are unable to participate in conventional yoga on a mat.

Instructor: Diana

Thursdays | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

To Register, please

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Sit & Fit

This class allows the participant to exercise while seated or standing depending on the individual’s strength and endurance.  The class includes stretching, light hand weights, and stretch bands for resistance strengthening and stretching.

Instructor: Jason from Metro Therapy

Fridays | 11:00 am-12:00 pm

To Register, please

 

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CONCERTS IN MOTION

Concerts in Motion brings together professional musicians and youth for engaging performances that include interaction with the musicians. These programs are in partnership with Concerts in Motion and will feature different musicians each week.

Registration is required for all programs to receive the zoom link or to reserve a spot for our in-person exercise classes.

Classical Concert

Meets on zoom every week featuring 2 professional musicians for engaging performances that include interaction with the musicians.

Mondays | 11:00 am- 12:00 pm

To Register, please

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Jewish/Klezmer

Meets on zoom every week featuring 2 professional musicians for engaging performances that include interaction with the musicians.

Thursdays | 1:00 pm

To Register, please

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Youth

Meets on zoom every week featuring 2 professional musicians for engaging performances that include interaction with the musicians.

Wednesdays | 5:00 pm

To Register, please

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Saxy Ric Performance

To be added to the email list to learn about upcoming programs, please

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