Programs: JFS at the JCC Senior Events

Programs: JFS at the JCC Senior Events

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 Street, (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 events. Please note if there is a fee under “Cost” for each program.

Please note: VOA Lunch is now served on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Part 4: Series on Alternative Medicine: An Acupuncturist’s Approach to Aging
Tuesday, April 30 at 10:15 a.m. in the JCC Boardroom (main level entrance)
RSVP: Suzi Malman, or 303.316.6358
Sponsored by JFS at the JCC and Kavod on the Road
Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, Zack Gutman, will share beneficial ways to improve quality of life through
acupuncture, Chinese energetic stretches (Qi Gong), and herbal medicine. He will answer your questions about these
alternative approaches.

Ongoing Senior Programs


Let's Write
Every Monday, 9:00 a.m. in the Wolf Room
 Cost: Free Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359 
Discover the joy of writing. If you have never written before or have written volumes, joining this unique group of writers will be interesting and stimulating. We enjoy sharing our experiences through writing. Whether you prefer creating fiction, non-fiction, or poetry, putting your thoughts on paper is as valuable to you as to the group. Facilitated by Susan Jacobs.  


Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room
Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

We are looking for more people to play Maj regularly at the JCC. If you have a group of 4 players, call us and we will have a table set up for your group. If you do not have a group, call to have your name placed on the substitute list.


Come SCHMOOZE with Us!
Tuesday, April 23, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in the Wolf Room
Cost: Free Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359 

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. If you want to talk about your family, worries, or simply have fun experiences to share, join us! Facilitated by Susan Jacobs. 


Poker, Poker, Poker
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359 


VOA Lunch Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Perlmutter Room (No lunch April 18, 19, 23, 25, or 26) Cost: $2.50 donation


Short Story Literature
Thursdays, February 21 and March 7 and 21, 10:00 a.m. in the
Wolf Room   Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359 

“The end of reading is not more books, but more life”
We are here to connect a group of people who want to converse casually and interact with peers, and who enjoy reading and discussing literature. The book we are using is “The best American Short Stories of the Century,” edited by John Updike.  Facilitated by Susan Jacobs. 

Coed Poker
Every Thursday, 12:30 in the Perlmutter Room

Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

Join us for a lively game of nickel-dime coed poker.


Current Events
Every Friday, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Boardroom (April 19 in the Wolf Room, not meeting April 26)  Cost: Free
Contact: Lil at 303.316.6359

This participant-led group offers the opportunity to kibbutz with friends and make new friends. Discuss current situations that are taking place locally, nationally and worldwide. A guest speaker is often invited and we offer the opportunity for participants to choose a topic and lead the discussion. We encourage you to join this stimulating, lively and interesting group.