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.

*We are looking for experienced Canasta players! Please call Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 if you are interested.

Innovation in Israel
Tuesday, February 28 at 10:15 a.m. in the MACC Boardroom (theatre entrance)
Cost: Free
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Noam Grinfeld, JCC Israeli Shilicha, will present a very interesting film, Inside Israel, that talks about what makes Israel so innovative and shows some of the most impressive inventions that came out of that country. A discussion will follow.

Active Minds: The National Parks
Tuesday, March 7 at 10:00 a.m. in the Social Hall
Cost: Free
RSVP not required; for information, call Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358
2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service. The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872. Today, the national park system includes over 400 units (58 national parks), over 84 million acres of land, and hosts over 300 million visitors per year. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of the development of our national parks system and highlight some of the more notable parks and their stories.

Local Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories
Tuesday, March 14 at 10:15 a.m. in the MACC Conference Room (across from the elevator)
Cost: Free
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Join Trudy and Zachary Kutner as they share their remarkable experiences! Zachary survived the Holocaust and Trudy’s family relocated to Shanghai. 

Girl Rising Movie and Q&A
Monday, March 20 at 12:45 p.m. in the Wolf Room (upstairs near main entrance)

Cost: Free
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Directed by Richard Robbins, Girl Rising is the true story of nine girls across the globe who are trying to change their lives through the vehicle of education. This movie is presented by Maryann Touitou, a Jewish Family Service AmeriCorps member. A question-and-answer session with Maryann will follow the movie.

Israel: First Responder Presented by Noam Grinfeld
Tuesday, March 21 at 10:15 a.m. in the MACC Conference Room (across from the elevator)
Cost: Free
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Join Noam Grinfeld, JCC Israeli Shilicha, as she discusses how Israel is the first responder to crises around the world.

Ossie Sladek Concert
Tuesday, March 28 at 10:00 a.m. in the MACC Boardroom 
Cost: Free
RSVP to Suzi Malman at 303.316.6358 or smalman@jccdenver.org
Join Ossie Sladek as he entertains us with a colorful collection of original and familiar songs sung in English and Hebrew. Co-sponsored by Kavod on the Road.

EVERY WEEKDAY

VOA Lunch 
Monday-Friday, 11:45 a.m. in the Perlmutter Room

Cost: $2.50 donation

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.
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Mah Jong
Every Monday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room  We are looking for more people to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you can bring a group of 4 players, we gladly welcome you and will have the table set up.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

TUESDAYS

Poker, Poker, Poker 
Tuesdays, 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

Yiddish Club Lomir Redn Yiddish
Tuesday, March 21 (no class on March 7), 12:30 p.m. in the Wolf Room

Join Rosalyn “Reyzele” Kirkel at the “Lomir Redn Yiddish” club and have fun speaking Yiddish.Whether you are a fluent speaker or a beginner, you are welcome.
Cost: $5.00 per session
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Shmooz
Tuesdays, March 14 and 28, 12:30–2:00 p.m. in the Wolf Room
Susan Jacobs leads a discussion of the issues of the day with this dynamic group. New participants are always welcome. 
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

WEDNESDAYS

Professional Foot Care Clinic
Wednesday, March 15, 8:00 a.m. in the Wolf Room

Cost: $16 session by appointment only
Contact: Jacque at 303.881.1812

Knitting Korner
Every Wednesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Wolf Room (3rd Wednesday of the month in the Main Lobby)

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 Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room

We are looking for more people to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you can bring a group of 4 players, we gladly welcome you and will have the table set up.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

THURSDAYS

Short Story Literature
Thursdays, March 9 and 23, 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 The Art of the Story, an International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories by Daniel Halpern, editor.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Poker, Poker, Poker
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 

Mah Jong
Every Thursday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room
 We are looking for more people to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you can bring a group of 4 players, we gladly welcome you and will 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

Facilitated by Susan Jacobs. Kibbitz and discuss how to solve the world’s problems.
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Contact:

Suzi MalmanJFS at the JCC Coordinator

Ph: 303.316.6358
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