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The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.


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Oct 16 - Dec 18
Tuesday
10:30am - 12:30pm
Deborah Rothman

Instructor

Deborah Rothman
Jan 22 - Mar 19, 2019
Tuesday
10:30am - 12:30pm
Deborah Rothman

Instructor

Deborah Rothman

Yiddish and Yiddishkeit: Language, Literature, and Culture

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

What a Deal: Sign Up for the Year! Sign up for all three sessions – fall, winter, and spring – and receive a discount! Members: $85/session, $255/year Non Members: $110/session, $330/year. Contact Joy Getnick to register this way.

Regular session registration link forthcoming.

$120    Member: $90
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.

Register for Tuesday 10:30am - 12:30pm (Jan 22 - Mar 19, 2019)



Jan 2

Wednesday
2 - 7pm

Add to Calendar 01/2/2019 2:00pm 01/2/2019 7:00pm America/New_York American Red Cross Blood Drive Come help save a life! Advance registration preferred. Walk-ins welcome.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Come help save a life!

Advance registration preferred. Walk-ins welcome.

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Jan 7 - Jan 9, 2019
Monday
9am - 12pm
Bob Bowman (Pincus retired!)
Wednesday
9am - 12pm

AARP Safe Drivers Class

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.

$25 AARP Member: $20 - Payable to Instructor

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Jan 7 - Feb 25, 2019
Monday
10am - 2pm
Allison Roberts

Instructor

Allison Roberts

The Art of Painting

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.

Class rate is $80, Members: $56.  Please note the drop-in rate of $12, Members: $9.

$80    Member: $56
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Jan 15 - Feb 19, 2019
Tuesday
1 - 3pm

Knitting For All Levels

Beginners: Learn to Knit
Tuesdays, January 15 & 22, 1–3pm
Learn the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and how to cast on and bind off. Leave with basic knitting skills.
Materials: Bring $10 to purchase a supply a kit (needles & yarn) from the instructor.

Intermediate/Advanced: The Entrelac Technique
Tuesdays, January 29 & February 5, 1–3pm
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 weight yarn (apx. 200 yds each) and matching weight knitting needles, or $20 to purchase a supply kit (needles and yarn) from the instructor.

Advanced: The Parisian Tote
Tuesdays, February 12 & 19, 1–3pm
Learn how to craft instructor Susie Zanni’s original Parisian Tote purse, featured in Vogue Knitting.
Materials: Bring circular needles, size #7-#9, and $30 to purchase supply kit from instructor. Learn to craft a handle to match, or purchase handle for an additional $15.

Instructor: Susie Zanni, former owner of The Yarne Source

$30/session + materials    $25/session + materials
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Jan 23

Wednesday
11am - 4pm

Add to Calendar 01/23/2019 11:00am 01/23/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Rochester Regional Health Mobile Mammography Center Returns! The JCC is thrilled to again welcome Rochester Regional Health’s Mobile Mammography Center. This mobile service seeks to increase access to this life-saving medical screening in a state-of-the-art, private, spa-like environment. Advance appointments required. To schedule, call 585-922-PINK (7465) or visit pink.rochesterregional.org/patients/ and scroll down to “schedule your mammogram.” Location: JCC Parking Lot

Rochester Regional Health Mobile Mammography Center Returns!

The JCC is thrilled to again welcome Rochester Regional Health’s Mobile Mammography Center. This mobile service seeks to increase access to this life-saving medical screening in a state-of-the-art, private, spa-like environment.

Advance appointments required. To schedule, call 585-922-PINK (7465) or visit pink.rochesterregional.org/patients/ and scroll down to “schedule your mammogram.”

Location: JCC Parking Lot

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Jan 24

Thursday
12:15pm

Add to Calendar 01/24/2019 12:15pm 01/24/2019 11:59pm America/New_York Holocaust Denial: Not Your Parents' Anti-Semitism An examination of the role and symbolism of the New Antisemitism, the particularly frightening rise of Holocaust Denial, and the confusion between Antisemitism and anti-Israel. Presented in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and our hopes for a more peaceful future. This program is part of Congregatings: A Community Brown-Bag Lunch and Learn Series for Adults. A full schedule is available at tbk.org.  

Holocaust Denial: Not Your Parents' Anti-Semitism

An examination of the role and symbolism of the New Antisemitism, the particularly frightening rise of Holocaust Denial, and the confusion between Antisemitism and anti-Israel. Presented in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and our hopes for a more peaceful future.

This program is part of Congregatings: A Community Brown-Bag Lunch and Learn Series for Adults. A full schedule is available at tbk.org.

 

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Jan 29

Tuesday
7 - 9pm

Add to Calendar 01/29/2019 7:00pm 01/29/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Special Paint Night! Canvas & Cupcakes Paint cheery flowers to brighten up your walls during these winter months while enjoying a sweet treat.

Special Paint Night! Canvas & Cupcakes

Paint cheery flowers to brighten up your walls during these winter months while enjoying a sweet treat.

$25    Member: $20
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Jan 30

Wednesday
7pm

Add to Calendar 01/30/2019 7:00pm 01/30/2019 11:59pm America/New_York Celebrate Israel An evening to celebrate all things Israel. Jewish National Fund (JNF) representative, Dana Gerby Klein, will speak about what Israel does for us both locally and globally, followed by wine tasting and Israeli-inspired nosh. Sponsored by the Israel Resource Center in partnership with the JCC.

Celebrate Israel

An evening to celebrate all things Israel. Jewish National Fund (JNF) representative, Dana Gerby Klein, will speak about what Israel does for us both locally and globally, followed by wine tasting and Israeli-inspired nosh.

Sponsored by the Israel Resource Center in partnership with the JCC.

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.


Jan 31 - Mar 28, 2019
Thursday
10am - 11:30am
Joy Getnick

Instructor

Joy Getnick

Great Decisions

A unique version of the Foreign Policy Association’s “Great Decisions” program. Course materials are designed to engage students in critical debate regarding contemporary foreign policy challenges, with an emphasis on Jewish values and ethics in practice. Will require a bit of reading prior to each class.

Class meets on Thursdays January 31, February 14 & 28, March 14 & 28

Class costs $45 + $25 book fee

In partnership with Rochester Kollel at Temple B'rith Kodesh

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Jan 31

Thursday
1 - 2pm

Add to Calendar 01/31/2019 1:00pm 01/31/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Healthy Nails and Feet Learn the importance of proper foot care related to quality of life. Karen Boss, RN will address foot problem risk factors, normal aging changes, fall prevention and appropriate footwear. Instructor: Karen Boss, RN, NYS Licensed Nail Technician and Member, American Foot Care Nurses Association.

Healthy Nails and Feet

Learn the importance of proper foot care related to quality of life. Karen Boss, RN will address foot problem risk factors, normal aging changes, fall prevention and appropriate footwear.

Instructor: Karen Boss, RN, NYS Licensed Nail Technician and Member, American Foot Care Nurses Association.

Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Feb 5 - Feb 26, 2019
Tuesday
7 - 8pm
Rabbi Dovid Mochkin

Instructor

Rabbi Dovid Mochkin

Learn to Read Hebrew in Just FOUR Weeks!

Ever feel lost at the services because you can’t follow Hebrew? Planning on visiting Israel and want to read the street signs? Want to study the Torah in its original language? Then this time proven course is for you! Flash cards (for you to keep) provided and included.

Course costs $35.  Optional app is $5 extra.

$35    Member: $35
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Feb 7 - Mar 14, 2019
Thursday
12am - 1pm
Gary Updyke

Instructor

Gary Updyke

Mindfulness Meditation

Learn some of the ancient traditions of meditation. Appropriate for all levels.

$60    Member: $45
Contact Joy Getnick for more information.
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Days & Times
First and Third Fridays of each month

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Coordinated Care Services, Inc. can assist you with the health insurance enrollment process through New York State of Health, the Official Health Plan Marketplace.  Appointments may be made at the JCC for the first and third Friday of each month as well as the third Thursday from 4-8pm.  For an appointment, call 613-7662.

FREE

Free for Members


Days & Times
First Mondays of each month
10:30am - 11:30am

Musical Mondays with Mike Miller

Join Mike and the piano in the Fireside Lounge the first Monday of each month from 10:30-11:30am. to sing everything from show tunes to old standards.  Lyric sheets are provided.  

FREE

Free for Members


Days & Times
Thursdays
12pm

Congregatings: A Community Brown-Bag Lunch and Learn Series for Adults

The JCC is pleased to be participating in a newly expanded community brown-bag lunch and learn series for adults. This group, an outgrowth of the “TBKers” from Temple B’rith Kodesh, meets monthly for engaging conversations and presentations on a great variety of topics. All are welcome.

Most meetings take place in the Adult Lounge at Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester NY 14618. Please see full calendar on-line at: http://www.tbk.org/community2/congregatings

The group requests that, in the spirit of the law of kashrut, brown-bag lunches exclude pork and shellfish products as well as food items that mix meat and dairy ingredients.

 

 

 

Free    Free for Members


Days & Times
Wednesdays
9am - 1pm
Nadia Sanow

Instructor

Nadia Sanow

Marquetry

Marquetry is art made from wood veneer glued together to forma picture or pattern.  Drop-in to learn this craft or work on a project.  

$20    Free for Members


Days & Times
Third Sundays of each month
9:30am - 11am

Parenting Village Drop-In Support Group

This parent support group, known as the “School-Age Circle” welcomes anyone to join whether you find yourself struggling and are in need of extra support or merely want connection and social time with other parents- this inclusive environment is open to all! Your children have the opportunity to go to SitterService or the JCC’s Play Gym while you are attending the group.

Free, donation appreciated.

November 18, December 16, January 20, and February 17

Free for Members
Contact Michele Ruda for more information.


Days & Times
Mondays
10am - 2pm
Allison Roberts

Instructor

Allison Roberts

Art of Painting

Work in the medium of your choice and enjoy demonstrations from guest artists.  All ages and abilities are welcome.  Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk. 

 

$88/11 weeks    Member: $55/11 weeks