Friendship Circle

Friendship Circle holds a weekly gathering for adults 50 years and up. All are welcome to enjoy lunch and a program. Programs vary and often include musical entertainment, special speakers, demonstrations and hands-on activities. Friendship Circle is a wonderful opportunity to connect with others in the community. Gatherings are every Monday 11:30am - 2:00pm (Fall - Spring) and include a lunch and a program.

Price for lunch and program per person: $10
Price for lunch and program per Friendship Circle Member: $7

Annual Membership Fee: $30
Special Annual Membership Fee (in honor of the JCC's Centennial Year): $23



December 10

Special Program: Hanukkah Luncheon & Entertainment
Music by the Klezmer Guys - Bob Cisak & Gene Gelfenson and lunch catered by Boscov's.
$10 per person. Free for Friendship Circle Members. 

December 17

Storytelling Presentation: Cooky Notis presents "The Kosher Nostra, Jewish Organized Crime" 
Enjoy entertaining stories and discussion. 
December 24
Bagels and Bingo
Special Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Reconnect with friends and make new ones at a casual get-together featuring bagels and coffee and Bingo!
December 31
Board Games and Brunch
Special Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ring in the new year with fun and friendship.

January 7

Speaker: Julie Knight, Planning For Long Term Care 
Presentation and discussion by Julie Knight, Certified Financial Planner with Morgan Stanley. 

January 14

Activity: Get With the Beat! Fun With Drumming and Music 
Interactive activity with GloriaHealthRhythms Facilitator.
January 21
Special Holiday Program: Intergenerational Tu B'Shevat Seder.
Special Time: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Celebrate the new year of trees with music, fruits and "wine" (juice). Friendship Circle Lunch will be served after the Seder Program.
January 28
Hands-On Activity: Paint and Create with Kristina Cole, owner of Paint of Mind LLC
Create a 12X16 masterpiece to take home.  Just bring your creative mind, and be ready to relax and be entertained.  No experience needed.  
More great programs to come! Please check back for upcoming events.

For more information, contact Amy Sams at or by calling 610.435.3571 ext. 182.



Parkland High School Strolling Strings

Art demonstration and discussion with local artist and JCC Gallery co-chair, Lisa Fraenkel 

Coloring Klatch

Speaker: Dr. Melissa Hakim

Speaker and Demonstration: Wellness Discussion

Laugh it Up with Mary Starshine

Speaker: Rotem Bar, Israeli Cultural Emissary

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