Lynn Kramer’s village near the shore at Jewish Family Services programs in October

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Fall is a delightful time to enjoy cool breezes and fun programs with Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (JFS).

In October, we will present 11 entertaining, informative and engaging programs in the Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore. Plan to participate with your friends, family and neighbors.

Positivity Project: Morning Refreshment
Thursday, October 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Start your day optimistically! Explore positivity with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota. You will learn ways to improve your well-being – mind, body and soul. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, and resilience. RSVP by October 3.

Medicare Open-Enrollment Seminar: Hybrid
Friday, October 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
October begins Medicare’s open enrollment period. This is the only time a year seniors can change their prescription plan or supplement/benefit plans. Join Amanda Reese of Hafetz and Associates for a presentation on Medicare options. The seminar will present details on Medicare Part A and Part B, Part C Advantage plans, Part D Prescription plans and supplemental coverage. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer session. Attend in person at the Katz JCC Conference Room, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged in person. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by October 1.


The village film society
Tuesday, October 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Tina Serota for a discussion of the film, Hillbilly Elegy, which is based on the debut of JD Vance, the Republican candidate for the Ohio Senate. An urgent family matter brings him back to his hometown to reflect on three generations of family history and his future. This film can be viewed on Netflix. RSVP by October 6.

BINGO
Wednesday October 12 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Join your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of BINGO games and prizes with Tina Serota. BINGO cards will be given to those who register in advance. This event is free for Holocaust survivors and village members. For non-members, the cost is $5 payable before October 6th.

Lunch in town
Thursday, October 13 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends and neighbors while supporting a local restaurant. This month we will dine at Gilchrist Downbeach, 9400 Atlantic Avenue in Margate. Get ready for good food and fun conversation. Order off menu and pay individually. Members benefit from a 15% discount on the menu with their Village membership card. RSVP by October 6.

Memory Workshop: Hybrid
Friday, October 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history and ancestry during a memory workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University professor of creative writing and publishing, Harriet Levin Millan . You will need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. Attend in person at the Katz JCC Conference Room, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged in person. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by October 7.

Light & Delicious Comfort Cooking: Fall Harvest
Tuesday, October 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Bernadette Getzler as she takes you on a foodie journey using farm-fresh ingredients. You’ll learn how to cook your favorite fall harvest recipes in new and inventive ways by taking existing ingredients and replacing them with healthier options. Learn to see comfort food in a whole new way! RSVP by October 13.

Positivity Project: Evening Retreat
Wednesday, October 19 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Tina Serota for an evening retreat. Forget the worries of the day and get ready for a restful night. We’ll cover a wide range of topics including self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, and resilience. RSVP by October 17.

Coffee Klatch: Hybrid
Thursday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Your world in 90 minutes! Join a quick chat about politics, technology, world events, arts, religion, and more. Moderated by Tina Serota. Attend in person at the Katz JCC Conference Room, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged in person. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by October 13.

Yoga night with Candice
Monday, October 24 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join Candice Martin for a Yoga class via Zoom. Find balance and tranquility while experiencing mental, physiological and spiritual rejuvenation. Burn off excess energy with gentle body movements, relax into a deeper state of relaxation and get ready for your evening rest. RSVP by October 19.

Village Quiz
Thursday, October 27 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Test your knowledge and compete for the first prize! Trivia topics include science, geography, history, music, drama, movies and more. This event is free for Holocaust survivors and village members. For non-members, the cost is $5 payable before October 20.

Unless otherwise stated, all programs are free to participate.

You must RSVP to participate in any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or [email protected]

A Zoom link or call-in number for each program will be emailed or provided to you.

About Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults over 50.

The program offers intergenerational events, transportation, grocery and delivery, kosher meals on wheels, and more.

For more information or to join Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, contact Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or [email protected] or visit jfsvillagebytheshore.org.

About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (JFS) fosters strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energetic seniors, and vibrant communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, professional services, adult and elder services, and also hosts a food pantry on square.

The agency impacts 8,000 lives in Atlantic and Cape May counties each year.

JFS’s mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and improve their quality of life.

In keeping with Jewish values ​​and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism, regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity , their age or their origin.

For more information or to keep up to date with JFS events and programs, visit www.jfsatlantic.org or follow on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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