Programs: JFS at the JCC

Programs: JFS at the JCC

Jewish Family Service, the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC), JEWISHcolorado, Volunteers of America, Shalom Cares, and Kavod Senior Life teamed up to provide social, recreational, educational, and health programming to older adults. The programs all take place at the JCC, 350 S. Dahlia St., (unless otherwise noted). This page is updated monthly with the program schedule.  

A suggested $5.00 fee will be charged for many JFS at the JCC functions. Please note if there is a fee under “Cost” for each program.

The JCC will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.

Bingo, Bagels, and Nosh
Tuesday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the Perlmutter Room
Cost: $5.00
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Price includes two Bingo cards, bagels, coffee, and tickets for the JAAMM Festival for prizes!

Jewish Genealogical Society Presented by Debbie Schwartz
Thursday, November 16 at 12:45 p.m. in the Social Hall
Cost: Free
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Debbie Schwartz will share her personal ancestral search which led her to Lithuania. Learn strategies on where and how to start your own journey.

Active Minds: Native Americans of Colorado
Tuesday, November 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the MACC Boardroom
Cost: Free
RSVP not required; for information, call Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 
Join Active Minds as we tell the stories of the original inhabitants of Colorado. From Mesa Verde to the high plains, we will trace the civilizations of the Ute, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Pueblo, and other tribes as we seek to understand Colorado's Native American history and legacy.

Kohan Hagadol of Rock ‘n’ Roll! Presented by Steve Cohen
Tuesday, November 28 at 10:15 a.m. in the MACC Boardroom
Cost: $5.00
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Join our own Steve Cohen for a fun and musical morning of guitar, song, and humor.

Ongoing Senior Programs

MONDAYS 
Let's Write with Susan Jacobs
Every Monday, 9:00 a.m. in the Wolf Room
Discover the joy of writing. If you have never written before or have written volumes, joining this unique group of writers is stimulating and fun.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

NEW: Coed Poker
Every Monday, 1:00–3:00 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room  
Experienced players are invited to join our new Coed Poker game. Drop-ins welcome!
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Mah Jong
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter (Not meeting November 23)
We are looking for experienced players to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you can bring a group of 4 players, we will gladly welcome you and have the table set up.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

TUESDAYS

Professional Foot Care Clinic
Tuesday, November 14, 8:00 a.m. in the Wolf Room (note different day)
(Normally held the 3rd Wednesday of every month)
Cost: $16 session by appointment only    
Contact: Jacque at 303.881.1812

Poker, Poker, Poker
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30–3:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room (No Poker October 5 or 12)
Join us at the JCC for an afternoon of nickel/dime poker. Experienced players are invited to join this lively group. Drop-ins are always welcome—the more the merrier! 
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Come SCHMOOZE with Us!
Tuesdays, November 14 and 28, 12:30–2:00 p.m. in the Wolf Room
Definition of schmooze: Friendly, informal conversation.
We are here to connect a group of people who want to make friends, converse casually, make social connections, network, laugh, and share. Are you new in town? This is a great place to find new friends, learn about the community, and find resources. Want to talk about your family, worries, or fun experiences? Join us! Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

WEDNESDAYS 
Knitting Korner
Every Wednesday, 10:00–11:30 a.m. in the Wolf Room (3rd Wednesday of the month in the Perlmutter Room)
This is a wonderful group of women who love to knit, chat, and laugh! All levels of knitters are welcome. If you are a beginner and want to learn to knit, stop in, too!
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359          

Mah Jong
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room (Not meeting November 23)
We are looking for experienced players to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you can bring a group of 4 players, we will gladly welcome you and have the table set up.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

THURSDAYS

Poker, Poker, Poker (No Poker November 23)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30–3:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room  

Join us at the JCC for an afternoon of nickel/dime poker. Experienced players are invited to join this lively group. Drop-ins are always welcome—the more the merrier! 
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359
 
Short Story Literature
Thursdays, November 2, 16, and 30, 10:00 a.m. in the
Wolf Room
This group, facilitated by Susan Jacobs, selects literary works, short stories, memoirs, and other works to read and discuss. This year the group will read from Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Fiction, 11th Edition by James H. Pickering. Can be purchased on Amazon.com.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Mah Jong
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room (Not meeting November 23)
We are looking for experienced players to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you can bring a group of 4 players, we will gladly welcome you and have the table set up.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

FRIDAYS

Current Events
Every Friday, 10:00–11:30 a.m. in the Wolf Room (No class November 24)
Facilitated by Susan Jacobs. Kibbutz and discuss how to solve the world’s problems.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

VOA Lunch
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11:45 a.m. in the Perlmutter Room (No lunch November 23 or 24)
Cost: $2.50 donation