ADULT CENTER PROGRAMS & EVENTS

SYJCC Adult/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

MONDAYS

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 am-12:00 pm

To Register, please

Music and Memories with Blair

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 listen to the music you love to remember. Room 24.

Zoom option available with pre-registration only

Mondays | February 13 & 27, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Zoom option available by request

Richard Knox Presents: Neil Diamond 

During this program you will have the opportunity to watch videos of some of Neil’s most memorable numbers as we visit the early years of his career, and growing up in Brooklyn, NY through his many concert and television appearances.

Monday, February 20, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Hall of Fame

No Registration Required.

TUESDAYS

American History with Steve

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 2/21)

To Register, please

‘REEL’ Reminiscing with Rebecca

What movie was that line from? Who starred in that film? Come and test your knowledge of movie trivia with Rebecca.

Tuesday, February 7, 14, & 28, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm
Room 24

Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Mind Sharpeners with Robin

Keep your brain young with a mixture of trivia questions & mind sharpening games! Come challenge your brain with fun games for memory, vocabulary, logic, and more! Start training your brain today!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm
Room 24

Open to all! Zoom option available with pre-registration only.

Sing Along With Laurie

Calling all of our music lovers and even people that only sing in the shower. Join Laurie for a fun-filled afternoon of music and laughter!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Room 24

All are welcome. No registration required.

WEDNESDAYS

Music and Comedy with Les Degen

Join us for a live music and comedy performance and sing to all of your favorite songs!

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 | 1:00-2:00  pm
Hall of Fame

No registration required.

Musical Entertainment with Alex Alexander

Join us for a live musical performance and sing to all of your favorites from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s with Alex.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 | 1:00-2:00  pm
Hall of Fame

No registration required.

Luncheon and Dance Party!

Join us for our Sweetheart’s Dance with music by Squeaky Clean. Party snacks, a great lunch, music to dance to, and a fun party atmosphere!

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 | 12:00-2:00  pm
Room 10

All are welcome!

$10 per person including lunch.

Limited seating. Please register by 2/13

Call 631-462-9800, x147 or x146 to reserve your seat. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

MOVIE: Casablanca

A cynical expatriate American café owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 12:45-2:30  pm
Hall of Fame

No registration required

Ballroom Dancing

Come learn and enjoy the beauty of Ballroom Dancing with an experienced instructor. Ballroom dancing is a partnership dance where couples, using step patterns, move rhythmically, expressing the characteristics of music.

Wednesdays | 2:30-3:30  pm

Fee $75
Member Discounted Fee $65

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

THURSDAYS

Intergenerational STEM Program

This program bridges the generation gap while inspiring and promoting the creative process deep within! Led by biologist Jack Schlein and artist Janine Mandera, bringing together children and adults for a weekly program of science and art. Come explore new ideas and see the wonder of children exploring with you.

Thursdays | 11:00 am-12:00 pm
(No class 2/9)
Room 24

All are Welcome. No Registration Required.

FRIDAYS

Laugh with Liv

Laughing is the best medicine for body and soul so come laugh with us! Each session Oliva present a topic to start of the fun.
Friday, February 3 & 17, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm
Room 24
Zoom option available by request. Open to All!

Let’s have “THE TALK” with Olivia

Join Olivia, social work intern, discuss laugh, and share your experiences with the group. Watch engaging TedTalk followed by an interesting discussion. Bring your requests for future topics.
Friday, February 10, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm
Room 24
Zoom option available by request. Open to All!

Shabbat Luncheon

Enjoy a complete Shabbat 3 course luncheon, friendly conversation and great music with performer Warren Schein & Company- performing all of your favorite songs that will have you up and dancing!
Friday, February 24, 2023 | 12:00-2:00 pm
Room 10
Limited seating. Register by 2/17 
Call 631-462-9800, x147 or x146 to reserve your seat. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
Fee $10 per person

SENIOR MENU & EVENTS CALENDAR

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.

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

Arthriticize

Join us for this new class of special exercise for those with arthritis and other limiting conditions. If you think there is no exercise class for you, this is the class you should try!

Instructor: Barbara Fertig

Tuesdays | 11:00 am-12:00 pm

To Register, please

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

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

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

 

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

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

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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