Adult

Programs & Events

Learn new skills, discuss current events, discover your inner artist, improve your health and wellness, and make new friends. Participants include adults at every age and stage of life: young singles and couples, new parents, empty nesters, and seniors.

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The Art of Painting: Fall 2019

An open studio for painters of all levels and all medium, with instructor support available for questions and guidance. A great opportunity to meet other painters and learn new techniques.

Instructor: Allison Roberts

Location: Art Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Sep 9 - Monday Nov 18
10am-2pm

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Monday 10am-2pm
Sep 9 - Nov 18

The Art of Painting: Drop-In Fall 2019

An open studio for painters of all levels and all medium, with instructor support available for questions and guidance. A great opportunity to meet other painters and learn new techniques.
Please note: This registration link is to pay for individual weeks, not the full session.

Instructor: Allison Roberts

Location: Art Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Sep 9 - Monday Nov 18
10am-2pm

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Monday 10am-2pm
Sep 9 - Nov 18

AARP Safe Driver's Class - Fall 2019

Earn discounts on your auto insurance with the NYS approved driver safety course. Payment must be made by check to AARP on the first day of class. Must attend both days.
AARP Member: $20 Non AARP Member: $25

Instructor: Patrick Fox

Location: Auditorium B

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Nov 18 - Wednesday Nov 20
9am-12pm

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Monday, Wednesday 9am-12pm
Nov 18 - Nov 20

Aging with Options: Community Expo

A free health fair focused on senior living and healthy aging.
Sponsored by GRAPE: Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly.

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Oct 23
10am-2pm

No registration required.

Wednesday 10am-2pm
Oct 23

Healthy Living for the Brain/Body

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Free. All are welcome
Sponsored by Alzheimer's Association

Instructor: Charmel Trinidad

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Oct 28
1pm

No registration required.

Monday 1pm
Oct 28

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture - Fall 2019

Discover the world of Yiddish in this Yiddish language course for intermediate and advanced learners.

Instructor: Deborah Rothman

Tuesday Oct 29 - Tuesday Dec 17
10:30am-12:30pm

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Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm
Oct 29 - Dec 17

Knitting Entrelac Technique

Learn this mystifying but actually quite simple, beautiful woven-look technique. Students must know the knit stitch, purl stitch, and how to pick up stitches.
Materials: Bring two different colorways of worsted wt yarn (200 yards each) & knitting needles to match the yarn weight (or) $25 to purchase a supply kit that includes required needles & yarn.
Price: $30/Session + Materials Member: $25/Session + Materials

Instructor: Susie Zanni

Location: Room 2

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Oct 29 - Tuesday Nov 5
1-3pm

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Tuesday 1-3pm
Oct 29 - Nov 5

Foxwoods Resort & Casino: Bingo Bonanza

Transportation, accommodations, and fun! Grab your good luck charm and enjoy one of the biggest bingo halls in the world. Enjoy a casino bonus, and take an optional visit to the lovely seaport town of Mystic, CT.

Tickets Per Person: Double Accommodations, $279; Triple/Quad, $259, Single, $379

*Registration required with Shelly Gorino at Henrietta Senior Center, 585-334-4030. sgorino@henrietta.org.

For more information, contact: Shelly Gorino

Wednesday Oct 30

No registration required.

Wednesday
Oct 30

Scams 101

Older adults are a favorite target for con artists and swindlers. Typically, these criminals use personal information, persistence, and intimidation to steal money from their victims. Learn how Lifespan can help if you suspect a scam or fraud, as well as tips for how to avoid or handle unscrupulous contractors and telemarketers.

Free. All are welcome.
Sponsored by Lifespan

Instructor: Leita King

Location: Auditorium C

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Oct 30
1pm

No registration required.

Wednesday 1pm
Oct 30

Intro to Ballet

Intro to Ballet

Are you interested in trying ballet for the first time? Contemplating returning to ballet after a long absence? This 4-week session teaches the fundamentals of ballet: basic positions and posture, simple barre exercises, stretches, floor combinations and jumps. Friendly, fun environment. Attire: form-fitting athletic wear allowing full range of motion. Footwear: ballet slippers, soft-soled jazz shoes or socks. No sneakers.

Ages 12 & up.

Minimum Enrollment: 4
Registration Deadline: October 25

Instructor: Kathy Kenez

Wednesday Oct 30 - Wednesday Nov 20
5:45-7:15pm

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Wednesday 5:45-7:15pm
Oct 30 - Nov 20

Learn to Salsa

Salsa is a Latin dance style that can be enjoyed by all. This is a beginner class taught in an easy to understand manner with fun as the goal. No experience or partner required!

Instructor: Heidi Kraft

Location: Dance Studio

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Sunday Nov 3 - Sunday Nov 24
4-5pm

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Sunday 4-5pm
Nov 3 - Nov 24

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Come help save a life! Advance registration preferred via 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767)
Walk-ins welcome.

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Nov 4
2-7pm

No registration required.

Monday 2-7pm
Nov 4

GVPT - Neck Pain Lecture

A physical therapy lecture provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT).

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Nov 5
12-1pm

No registration required.

Tuesday 12-1pm
Nov 5

Give Back with the J - Foodlink

Join the JCC as we volunteer at Foodlink to help alleviate poverty and hunger in our area. Part of JCC series. Please see other future volunteer opportunities.

Advance registration required. To learn more contact Jen Fox, jfox@jccrochester.org. 585-461-2000 ext. 214.

For more information on Foodlink please visit: http://foodlinkny.org/.

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Wednesday Nov 6
2-5pm

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Wednesday 2-5pm
Nov 6

Nail Your Audition: Vocal Workshop

This workshop will teach you how to handle yourself with poise in the audition room so you can deliver a compelling audition that will land you the role! Come prepared with two 32-bar selections and receive coaching on character development and vocal technique. You'll leave this class with the tools and confidence to tackle your next audition!

Participants MUST come prepared with two 32 bar selections and sheet music for the accompanist.

You may sign up for either one OR both dates. If you sign up for both, you are welcome to bring two different 32 bar selections to the second session.

Ages 12 & up.

Sunday, November 10 workshop led by Laura-Jean Smillie Diekmann
Sunday, November 17 workshop led by Janine Mercandetti

Instructor: Laura-Jean Smillie Diekmann

Sunday Nov 10
10am-1pm

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Sunday Nov 17
10am-1pm

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Sunday 10am-1pm
Nov 10
Nov 17

GVPT - Neck Pain Screening

A Neck Pain Screening provided by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy (GVPT). Please sign up for 20 minute assessment at the Main Desk.

Instructor: Sarah Lipinski, MS, PT

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Nov 12
12-2pm

No registration required.

Tuesday 12-2pm
Nov 12

Crocheting Entrelac Technique

Crochet Entrelac is a way of creating a project using rows of squares instead of rows of single stitches. We?ll explain using a form of crochet called Tunisian Crochet, which means working multiple crochet stitches on your hook at one time. This type of crochet is a great way to imitate a knitting technique using crochet hook instead, and is a stunning look on everything from blankets to potholders.
Materials: Bring two different colorways of worsted weight yarn (200 yards each) & I or J crochet hook.
Price: $30/Session + Materials Member: $25/Session + Materials
Phone: 585-461-2000 ext 214

Instructor: Susie Zanni

Location: Room 2

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Tuesday Nov 12 - Tuesday Nov 19
1-3pm

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Tuesday 1-3pm
Nov 12 - Nov 19

Queens of Country Concert

Live tributes of the Legendary Ladies of Country: Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, and Reba McEntire. Superstar hits, iconic voices, and a fabulous show that will have you dancing in the aisles.

Note: Concert is held at Del Lago Resort & Casino.

Tickets Per Person: $79

*Registration required with Shelly Gorino at Henrietta Senior Center, 585-334-4030. sgorino@henrietta.org.

For more information, contact: Shelly Gorino

Wednesday Nov 13
8:30am-6pm

No registration required.

Wednesday 8:30am-6pm
Nov 13

Boom Chicks Café Coffee Night - A Cappella

Enjoy an evening with the Boom Chicks, a local women's a capella group named after the "booms" and "chicks" characteristic of vocal percussion. Their repertoire mostly features feel-good tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s.

Free. All are welcome.

Location: Coffee Shop

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Thursday Nov 14
7-8pm

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Thursday 7-8pm
Nov 14

Sugar and Spice and Everything...Not So Nice?

A presentation on how to eat more healthfully during the holiday season.

Free. All are welcome
_"Generously supported by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation"

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Jen Fox

Monday Nov 18
1pm

No registration required.

Monday 1pm
Nov 18

Nail Your Audition: Monologue Workshop

This workshop will teach you how to handle yourself with poise in the audition room so you can deliver a compelling audition that will land you the roll! Come prepared with a memorized one minute monologue and receive coaching, feedback, and tips to empower you for your next audition.

Participants MUST come prepared with a memorized monologue, approximately one minute in length.

Ages 12 & up.

Instructor: Ralph Meranto

Tuesday Nov 19
4:30-7:30pm

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Tuesday 4:30-7:30pm
Nov 19

Acting Workshop: Back to Basics

Through improvisation, scene work, and partner exercises, students will explore how to break down text, stay present in the moment, follow their instincts, and bring themselves into their character. A great class for those looking to learn, develop, and/or brush-up on the skills that are the foundation of dynamic acting.

Participants do not need to prepare anything for this class.

Ages 12 & up.

Instructor: Janine Mercandetti

Sunday Nov 24
10am-1pm

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Sunday 10am-1pm
Nov 24

Broadway Dance Masterclass

Learn from a veteran of 6 Broadway shows and the Associate Choreographer of ELF- The Musical on Broadway. This is a fun and energetic Broadway style dance class focusing on storytelling and style.

Ages 12 & up.

Instructor: Brian Marcum
Enrollment Minimum: 15

Instructor: Brian Marcum

Sunday Dec 8
10am-12pm

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Sunday 10am-12pm
Dec 8

Travel to South Africa

We are pleased to be partnering with JCC Metro West (West Orange, NJ) to expand our travel offerings. Spend the week exploring the beauty and history of South Africa. Spend time in Johannesburg; Kruger National Park, South Africa's premier game sanctuary; and Cape Town and the surrounding Township, including sites featuring its local Jewish community. Price includes round trip airfare from JFK.
Learn more at https://jccmetrowest.org/programs/adult-enrichment/trips/south-africa-trip/#overview

Monday Jan 27, 2020 - Monday Feb 3, 2020

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Jan 27, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020

Musical Theatre Boot Camp

A Five-Day Musical Theatre Intensive

Working in group settings and one-on-one, instructors will help performers identify, prepare, and perform age and character appropriate monologues and songs for musical theatre auditions. The week culminates with a mock-audition before a panel of local directors and artists.

Ages 12 & up.

Early Bird pricing is available until 1/1/2020. Cost for non-members will increase to $450 on 1/2/2020.

Monday Jun 29, 2020 - Friday Jul 3, 2020

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Monday Aug 10, 2020 - Friday Aug 14, 2020

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 3, 2020
Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020