The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Services Programs in September

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The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore of the Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) continues to present unique and entertaining programs in September.

Note the dates and plan to participate in these nine interactive and creative activities.

DIY container gardening
Tuesday, September 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Adopt your green thumb and join an information session on creating and maintaining your own manageable fall container garden. Beautify your porch, patio, balcony or sunny
space inside with flowers and vegetables. Also learn how to plan and plant flower bulbs for a spectacular spring display. RSVP by September 1.

Nurse’s Roundtable: Smart Aging Choices for Home Life
Wednesday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Nurse Lori Pasahow and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for an in-depth discussion on smart choices for aging in place. You will hear about daily tasks
easier, common-sense ideas for reorganization and safety with beauty in mind, and finally how to positively prepare for whatever the future may hold. RSVP by September 5.

Positivity Project: Morning Refreshment
Thursday, September 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Start your day optimistically! Explore positivity 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 September 1.

The village film society
Tuesday, September 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join Tina Serota for a discussion about the film, Dumplin, which explores the story of a teenage girl who insists on measuring herself and fitting in by entering a local competition run by her.
mother, a former beauty queen. This film can be viewed on Netflix. RSVP by September 8.

Wednesday, September 14 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 September 8.

Memory Workshop
Friday, September 16 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 the award-winning author and Professor of Creative Writing and Drexel University.
Editions, Harriet Levin Millan. You will need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. RSVP by September 9.

Comfort Cooking: Light & Delicious
Tuesday, September 20 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 early fall recipes in new and inventive ways by taking the
ingredients and substituting healthier options. Learn to see comfort food in a whole new way! RSVP by September 13.

Positivity Project: Evening Retreat
Wednesday, September 21 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 will cover a wide range of topics, including
self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation and resilience. RSVP by September 14.

Coffee Klatch: Hybrid
Thursday, September 22 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 September 19.

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

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 or follow on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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