Adults at the J
Adults at the J events are geared towards adults who are 18 years and over. Enjoy fun group outings to sporting events, shows, and museums. Enjoy behind-the-scenes culinary events and a variety of programs that promote personal enrichment, enhancement of new skills, creative expression, and social connections.
For more information, or to register for events, please call 610.435.3571 or stop by the JCC Welcome Desk.
|ARTS & CULTURE|
Gallery at the J Exhibits
The Gallery at the J hosts exhibits of various media approximately every eight weeks. Opening receptions are the first day of each exhibit and run from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. These are free and open to the community and include refreshments and live music by the duo, Just So featuring Jon Fields and Mickey Freeman.
10/19 - 12/15: Barbara Barbour, photographer and Pat Delluva, printmaker
J-ARTS: Creative Writing Workshop
with Gretchen K. Furst of Studio G.
This writing class includes both creative non-fiction story writing to capture life's moments and memories on paper as well as creative fiction writing to exercise the imagination. Participants will experience weekly writing prompts and activities during class as well as "homework" writing assignments to complete during the week and to share each week in class. This is not English class! This is story writing, fun writing activities, poetry, legacy writing, and sharing. It's for any writing level. See how far pen and paper will take you!
J-GOURMET: In Search of the Perfect Cocktail
Join other foodies looking for a unique and fun experience right in our own backyard. Come to The Dime this December for a fun and refreshing cocktail class.
Experience the history of cocktails, one taste at a time in this JCC exclusive event. Learn about classics and new trends in the cocktail scene. Attendees will get the chance to design and make an original cocktail using ingredients provided in an “Iron Chef” style competition.
Two-hour class includes all beverages, hors-d'oeuvres, and a swag bag from The Dime including recipe cards, a special cocktail takeaway gift, and discount coupons for the shops in the Hamilton Street District. Limited spots available. This event is for adults 21+ only.
Hungry? The Dime is offering our J-Gourmet class participants a 10% discount coupon towards dinner if they’d like to stay and dine after the class.
Monday, December 18 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Author Series at the J
Join us for engaging presentations and discussions with acclaimed authors. Each event will include brunch.
This program was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
The Word Mavens
Sunday, October 29 | 10:30am - 12:30pm
Rebecca Einstein Schorr
Sunday, November 19 | 10:30am - 12:30pm
NYC Bus Trip: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Your day includes private deluxe motor coach transportation to and from New York’s Theatre District and a ticket to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the rear orchestra area of the theatre.
Sunday, December 3 | 8:00am - 9:00pm
Artisan Craft Fair
Look no further for the perfect gift! The JCC’s Artisan Craft Fair features hand-crafted works by artists from here in the Lehigh Valley and elsewhere. Ceramics, jewelry, clothing, textile art, woodworking, mosaics, prints, and more - there is something for everyone. Contact Monica Friess for more information at 610.435.3571 or email@example.com.
Sunday, December 10 | 10:00am - 5:00pm
|FITNESS & WELLNESS|
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (9/6 - 12/29)
Mondays, Wednesdays (9/7 - 12/27) | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mondays, Thursdays (9/7 - 12/28) | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays (9/5 - 12/28) | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays (9/13 - 12/29)
Fridays (9/8 - 12/29) | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jewish-Focused Aging Mastery Program®: J-AMP
Mondays, 9/11 - 12/18 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
*Any payments made for individual sessions will be deducted from the Full Program Package price if the participant chooses to register for the Full Program Package before the start of the 3rd session.
Your very own “Connection Corner at the J.” Join other adults to experience similar interests. For the fall we will have Yiddish and Games. This is a time to connect with others. The JCC will provide the space and light refreshments. Register for the year and participate in as many of the weekly activities as you would like.
$5/season | JCC Members: Free
J to Go: Yiddish Club “On the Road” at Atria Senior Living
A few times a year the JCC Yiddish Club and Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley partner for an afternoon of connection and outreach in the community. Participants must register in advance at the JCC and complete volunteer forms. All are welcome. You do not need to be a JCC or a J-Days member to participate.
Tuesday, October 24 | 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Contact Amy Sams for more information about Adult Programming at 610.435.3571 ext. 182 or firstname.lastname@example.org.