Friendship Circle


A weekly* gathering for adults 60 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. Programs vary and often include musical entertainment, special speakers, demonstrations or hands-on activities. Friendship Circle is a wonderful opportunity to connect with others in the community. 

Gatherings are every Monday 11:30am - 2:00pm (September 9 - December 16) and include a lunch and a program. Doors open at 11:30am, lunch begins at noon, and program begins at 1:00pm.

Price per person: $10  |  Friendship Circle members: $7
Annual Membership Fee: $30

For more information, contact Beth Kushnick at [email protected].

*Unless noted otherwise

Friendship Circle Fall Events


January 6: Wildlands Conservancy

January 13: Allentown Health Bureau discusses senior safety

January 27: Cards with Rachel & Book Discussion with Alma Bond: "Meryl Streep: On the Couch Offers Intimate Look At Hollywood Icon"

February 3: Jill Kearney, Senior Moves by Design

February 24: The Exe’s: the duo with the full band sound

March 9: David Mikofsky the Creepy Bard, Folk Musician

March 16: Music of Bob Alexander on the piano

March 23: Rabbi Re’em from Temple Beth El



Musical performances including Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, Parkland High School Strolling Strings, Oldies & Elvis by Jeff Krick, and more.

Art programming including demonstrations and discussion with Lisa Fraenkel, coloring klatch, and more.

Theater and film events including Stagemakers Youth Theater performances, comedy performance by Mary Starshine, short film viewing and discussions, and more.

Special holiday programs including annual Hanukkah luncheon, Tu B'Shevat Seder, and more.

Guest speakers including Rotem Bar, Israeli Cultural Emissary, "The Kosher Nostra, Jewish Organized Crime" by Cooky Notis, Planning for Long Term Care with Julie Knight, “The Journey of a Torah” with speaker Jeanette Eichenwald, and more.

Other unique events including pet therapy with the Cold Nose Lodge Dog Center, bagels and bingo, board games and brunch, Get With the Beat! Fun with drumming and music, and more.

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