Open Game Room at Bernard Weinger JCC

Looking for a warm and welcoming space to play your favorite games, such as Canasta or Mah-Jongg? JCC Chicago offers free game rooms at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. You bring the games, we provide a room, tables and chairs. Food available for purchase at Once Upon a Bagel’s Grab and Go, located in the lobby.

Mondays | 12:00-5:00pm
Wednesdays | 12:30-4:00pm

Call or email Hillary for more information.

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Community Tuesdays at Bernard Horwich JCC

Join us every Tuesday, beginning Nov. 12, for a few hours of mind, body and spirit enrichment. Community Tuesdays at Bernard Horwich JCC includes a NIA for Parkinson’s fitness class, guest speakers and open game room. 10:30am-4:00pm. Snacks available for purchase at KJ Café. Support for this program has been graciously provided by The Albert and Lucille Delighter and Marcella Winston Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

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Israeli Dancing

Join Israeli Dance teachers Jim Rust and Harriette Leibovitz for a fun dance class. Exercise; expand your mind; make friends. Let yourself be teleported briefly to Israel. No partner or experience needed, just a willingness to have a great time!

Upcoming Dates

 

Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom has again become one of the most popular forms of dance. While some people appreciate its nod to nostalgic times, many dance for other reasons: It’s a great way to stay in shape. It has been proven to promote to keep the mind active and healthy. Most importantly, knowing how to dance provides confidence and a source of social enjoyment on the dance floor.

Upcoming Dates

Community Wednesdays

Wednesdays at Bernard Weinger JCC

Join us every Wednesday for a few hours of mind, body and spirit enrichment. Community Wednesdays feature two, one-hour lecture/classes, along with our fitness class offerings at Marvin Lustbader Health Club, powered by Midtown.

Lectures:
9:30-10:30am & 10:45-11:45am

  • FREE for Marvin Lustbader Health Club members
  • $10/day non-member
  • $45/5 session punch card

Once Upon A Bagel “Grab ‘N Go” lunches will be available to purchase.

Community Wednesdays is on a drop-in basis and for Adults; no reservation needed.

October Schedule  November Schedule  December Schedule

For more information, email Hillary Wenk or call 224.406.9257

We’re filling your calendar (and stomach) on the Southside.

Shalom Over 50 is a Jewish club that meets weekly at Temple Anshe Sholom in Olympia Fields for lunch, Yiddish classes, speakers and fellowship. A full schedule of thought-provoking lectures, current events and performances ensures lively discussion and a great time. Lunch is provided each week, so bring your appetite!

The Club meets Tuesdays year-round, except on Jewish and National holidays.

For more information, email Ilene Uhlmann or call 224.406.9233

 

Put on your thinking caps.

Join us on Thursdays at Temple Sholom in the city for a day devoted to learning. You’ll meet with other interested older adults from the JCC for two classes in the morning and one class in the afternoon. Learn more about history, current events, art history and literature. Bring your lunch for a relaxed break in between classes. Open University’s thematic lectures and discussions are engaging and thought-provoking.

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Say It In Hebrew

Learning Hebrew is easy with the “J”. You’ll learn the everyday language spoken in Israel and its part in Israeli culture. Our Hebrew learning program enhances and accelerates learning through conversation-based techniques. Appropriate for all learners at all levels.

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