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Adult Learning


Classes and Group Activities

For more information or to register, contact Connie Cirillo Freeman,, 203.487.0983


NEW! Learn to Play Canasta
You’ve been asking so here’s your chance – Learn to play from an expert.

Mondays, 1 – 2 p.m.
Members $25, Community $35 (5 lessons)


Learn to Play Mah Jongg
Learn to play this classic game from our resident mah jongg masters. All levels welcome. Participants will need to bring a 2016 National Mah Jongg League card.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Member $25 / Community $35 (5 lessons)


Games & Gab
We welcome you to bring your game of choice - bridge, Scrabble, canasta, mah jongg, etc. or drop in to join a game (if openings available).

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Free of charge. All are welcome.


Learn to Crochet
Always wanted to learn how to crochet? Now in only three sessions you can learn how to crochet a scarf or hat. Taught by Madeline Field. Limited capacity.

Tuesdays, 1 – 2 p.m.
Member $24 / Community $30
plus cost of materials (purchased separately) 
(3 sessions)


Interested in Needlework?
The Kesher chapter of the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework now meets at the JCC! When members of the Pomegranate Guild sit down to stitch, they are reviving Jewish traditions through their work with textiles. Meetings are a rich blend
of needlework, culture, tradition and religious practices as they relate to Judaic textiles. In the Jewish tradition, an item created by an unrecognized stitcher is as esteemed as one created by a master artisan. The Guild recognizes this tradition and encourages membership, beginner and professional, women and men alike. For more information, please email or visit

Sundays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11


AARP Smart Driver Course
Reservations required.

Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sept. 21
AARP members $15 / All others $20


Jewish Journeys

Click here to register online.


Neshama Yoga
Neshama Yoga is a fusion of Kundalini Yoga and Jewish spirituality. Learn Torah and move your body, mind and soul in ways to deepen your awareness and connection to ancient wisdom through a modern lens. No prior experience needed. Suitable for all fitness levels. Created and led by Jackie Tepper.

Fridays, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 16 – Dec. 16 (No class on Nov. 11 and 25)
Members $228 / Community $264 / Drop-in $25 per session (12 sessions)


Israel Programs
To register or for more information, contact Yael Stolarsky, our JCC Israeli Shlicha at 203.487.0961 or

Adult Learning Series

Join Yael Stolarsky, our JCC Israeli Shlicha, for learning and conversation about hot topics and current events related to Israel.

Dates & times TBD
Free of charge. All are welcome.

Israeli Film Series
Join us throughout the year for award-winning films direct from Israel. Following each film, Yael Stolarsky, our JCC Israeli Shlicha, will lead us in a meaningful discussion.

Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.
The Other Son
$5 suggested donation



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Salsa Night Group Lesson

Given by dance instructor Lou Lopez from Latin Moves Dance Studio (Dance instructor and partner of Center Woman Holly Hyman, WINNER of Curtain Call’s “Dancing with the Stars”!) Let’s Salsa! If you have ever wanted to learn