The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Services Programs in June
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The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service offers a host of fun, interactive and entertaining programs in June.
With virtual and in-person participation options, you, your family and friends will enjoy these 12 programs.
DIY container garden
Tuesday, May 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Village Community Specialist Tina Serota live from her porch for a demonstration on transitioning your spring container gardens to summer gardens. Learn about hardy plants that can withstand the heat and how you can create a beautiful, colorful garden for entertaining or relaxing with a good book. RSVP by May 27.
Nurses Roundtable: The Impact of Workplace Health Care on Seniors
Wednesday, June 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join nurse Lori Pasahow and Tina Serota for an in-depth discussion on the takeover of hospitals, doctors’ offices, pharmacies, and more. Find out how telemedicine, computerization and big business are affecting your healthcare experience.
We will share ideas on how to establish and maintain a “personal” professional relationship with doctors and healthcare personnel in a high-tech environment,
impersonal medical world. RSVP by May 31.
The Positivity Project: Morning Refreshment
Thursday, June 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Start your day optimistically! Explore positivity during tough times with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and 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 May 31.
The village film society
Tuesday, June 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Tina Serota for a discussion about the film, The Bucket List, with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson.
This inspiring comedy-drama tells the story of two men who come out of a cancer unit in order to live their last years to the full.
Watch ahead from the comfort of your own home, then plan to share your thoughts. The film is available on Netflix. RSVP by June 3.
Wednesday, June 8 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. RSVP by June 6.
Friday, June 10 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. RSVP by June 7.
Comfort food: healthy and delicious
Tuesday, June 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Bernadette Getzler as she takes you on a foodie journey using fresh ingredients. Cook your favorite summer recipes in new and inventive ways by replacing them with healthier options. RSVP by June 8.
The Positivity Project: Evening Retreat
Wednesday, June 15 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Get ready for a restful night’s sleep! Explore positivity during tough times with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and 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 June 8.
Coffee Klatch: Hybrid
Thursday, June 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Your world in 60 minutes! Join a quick chat about politics, technology, world events, arts, religion, and more. Moderated by Tina Serota. Attend in person or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged in person.
For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by June 9.
Book Talk: Conversation with a local author
Tuesday, June 21 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Don’t miss an engaging and interactive conversation with Molly Golubcow, local author of hybrid memoir, The Hotel on St. James Place.
The story is about his Holocaust survivor parents who own a small hotel with a group of colorful characters in 1970s Atlantic City.
If you want to read Molly’s book (not required for participation), you can buy it on Amazon or at Makt Arts in Ventnor.
The story will offer readers an unforgettable journey of resilience, survival and acceptance. RSVP by June 14.
Thursday, June 23 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 by June 16 to Tina Serota.
Yoga night with Candice
Monday, June 27 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 June 15.
Unless otherwise stated, all programs are free to community members.
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.
Lynn Kramer’s village by the sea
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.
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.