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The JCC of Wyoming Valley is home to a very active, vibrant senior community. The JCC offers a wide range of programs to engage and enlighten our adult community and keep them physically active.
Classes are held to encourage socialization, discussion about current events, and exploration of new and old hobbies and current events programs. The JCC also offers and interesting lecture series on various topics. And of course, the JCC is dedicated to the health and well-being of our seniors with excursive classes, nutrition counseling, and health oriented workshops.
Input from membership is valued by the JCC. If you are interested in serving in a senior committee at your JCC please call us at 570-824-4646.
Serving 60 years of age and older, this program is funded by the Area Office On Aging. Kosher, balanced meals are served five times a week at the Center. Meals are prepared on site, necessitating reservations being made several days in advanced. There is no charge; however, donations of $2.00 per meal are accepted. Participants are encouraged to stay for cards or board games following the meal. Call the front desk at 570-824-4646 for reservations. Our latest offerings are here.
Take advantage of cultural events in our own “backyard” as we travel as a group to concerts, plays, tours, and lectures in the Wyoming Valley. Transportation is provided.
Return to the roots and language of our ancestors at an informal Yiddish class filled with a little laughter, singing, and kibbitzing. Individuals may also join a Yiddish Tish at Congregate Meals, The program is led by Ruth Sten.
Plan to join us for the gala Ike Cimmet Memorial New Year’s Party to welcome in the New Year. Details pertaining to the event will appear on the website.
Included in this series are the Al and Leah Ufberg Memorial Concert, endowed by their children, Margie and Murray Ufberg, and the Ethel and Williams Winkler Concert endowed by the late Dr. Harry Lyons and his wife, Irene and the late Herbert Winkler and his wife, Barbara. All concerts are free and open to the public and are followed by a dessert receptions. Any questions, call Barbara Sugarman. Check the website for upcoming dates and times.
An Introduction to traditional Judaism from Challah to Chanukah. The course is designed for anyone who would like to learn to understand the tenets of Judaism. Classes are taught by Rabbi Lerner, Rabbi Larry Kaplan, and other areas educator and meet at the Jewish Community Center. The cost is $50.00 and scholarships are available. For more information call the JCC at 824-4646.