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Arts, Music, and Entertainment at the JCC 

Cultural Fridays: At the Movies

The Friday movie series continues on a rotating basisfeaturing films of International renown, documentaries, andmore that have been nominated for their worthy story lines.Introductions preview the film of the week followed by adiscussion and your opinions.

Instructors: Eileen Budwig & Roberta Martel | Fridays, January 19, February 9, March 2, 23 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Cultural Fridays: American Movie Classics

Join us to view and enjoy the classics of the American film library.
January 26: Me and My Gal
February 16: Mutiny on the Bounty
March 9: Victor Victoria
April 6: Roberta 1935

Instructors: George Feirstein & Roberta Martel | Fridays, January 26, February 16, March 9, April 6 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest


This class will examine the lives of celebrities, entrepreneursand writers who played a role in American entertainmen tincluding: February 7: Joan Crawford February 14: Andrews Sisters February 21: Jack Lemmon February 28: Gabor Sisters March 7: Goldie Hawn March 14: Maureen O’Hara March 21: Roger Moore March 28: Bette Davis

Instructor: Joseph Mittleman | Wednesdays, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Rock N Roll Trivia

Try your hand at answering fun questions about the music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. DJ Charlie will offer musical clues, highlights, anecdotes and questions to bring you back to the songs of your lives. Win a prize for the most points. This class is a session of fun and memories.

Instructor: Charlie Deitch | Monday, March 19 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The Jewish Contribution to Jazz

Hear the music and explore the Jewish influences that contributed to the Genesis of Jazz & Jewish Composers: Gottschalk to Goodman, African and Jewish American Experiences Intertwine Syncretism from New Orleans to the Village and Tin Pan Alley.

Instructors: Anne Goldberg with Sherry Picker | Tuesday, March 20 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The Roots of Rock-N-Roll

The history and origins of the music which evolved from blues, gospel and other sounds that morped into the 1950s rock-n-roll are shared with the class. The people who helped create this style and genre are highlighted.

Instructor: Robert Weber | Tuesday, March 22 | 1:30 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest

The History of Rock-N -Roll

The roots and history of rock-n-roll go back decades thatthe average person probably assumed had no influence.By tracing information and using musical moments thatyou will remember, DJ Charlie will bring the rock-n-rollmemories. This class will liven your musical knowledgeand recant the historical significance of rock n roll musicin our lives.

Instructor: Charlie Deitch | Monday, March 26 | 12:00 pm
Free Member ● $15 Guest


Do You Think YOU Can Role Play? And More!

This is a creative and stimulating journey through the magic of humorous improvisation. We will identify our values through role playing, conflict resolution, group dynamics and logical solutions. This is a vibrant and exciting interactive class. Participation is encouraged.

Instructor: Marshall Cohen 
Wed., May 23 | 1:30pm & 
Wed., May 30 | 12:00pm (at the Mandel JCC)
Free Member ● $15 Guest

Senior Insights: Flamingo Clay Gallery Demonstration

Special  guest Joyce Greenberg Brow from the Flamingo Clay Gallery will show patrons a simple bowl making demonstration. In addition, she will talk about the studio/ gallery that she works at, which includes ways to take a tour, what the gallery offers, the work they are doing with teens around the community and how to become an artist at one of their next shows!

Moderator: Jewel Littenberg | Tues., May 29 | 1:30pm (at the Mandel JCC) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest  

Smart Home Technology is Empowering! We Are Way Beyond Garage Door Openers

Learn how technology is making our homes “smart.” For instance, sensors have many functions  from pill boxes, to tracking daily routines or even detecting  moisture on a mattress. Then there’s the revolution in voice activated devices including  “Hello Alexa” which has the ability to unlocks doors, turn on lights, and call a phone number for you-just to name a few. See how this new wave of technology can be a miracle for bed-bound adults, folks with neurological diseases or even those post stroke or suffering from arthritis.

Instructors: Sherry Picker | Presented by: Jane Snell– Simpson “Certified Aging in Place Specialist” and Paradise Home Health Care | Thurs., May 31 | 1:30pm (at the Mandel JCC) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest  

A Look Back at Television Variety

Learn the history of the Ed Sullivan Show including how it started, how it was put together each week during live broadcasts with black and white pictures, how it shaped Ed’s image, how he brought the Beatles into the national limelight and why this program  with a congenial host could not be accomplished today. The instructor, who was there, will share behind the scenes rhetoric and anecdotes.

Instructor: Dr. Bruce Martin | Thurs., Jun. 14 | 1:30pm (at Vi at Lakeside Village) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest  


The Roots of Rock n’ Roll 

The history and origins of the music which evolved from blues, gospel and other sounds into the 1950s rock n’ roll are shared with the class. The people who helped create this style and genre are highlighted.

Instructor: Robert Weber | Thurs., Jun. 21 | 1:30pm  (at Vi at Lakeside Village) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest   

The Music of Our Lives, Reminisce from the Past 

Relive the memories of the hit music of the past decades. DJ Charlie will inform you and then perform the songs we remember so well. Bring your choices as he will take requests to play the musical selections that you want to listen to and enjoy. This will be a thoroughly entertaining afternoon.

Instructor: DJ Charlie Deitch | Tues., Jun. 26 | 1:30pm (at Vi at Lakeside Village) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest   

Archie Bunker vs. Ralph Kramden: The Battle of the Heavyweights 

Two of television’s most beloved characters, each of whom had their own draw for audiences , are detailed in the class. Both of these gents had highly rated shows.  What was the draw? What made them so popular? Your opinions and memories are welcome.

Instructor: Bruce Kalner | Thurs., Jun. 28 | 1:30pm (at Vi at Lakeside Village) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest   

Grace Kelly: An American Princess

Grace Kelly was not the image she portrayed. Learn about her early life including her many relationships with men, the events that led her to stardom, her marriage to the Prince of Monaco and ultimately her death.

Instructor: Dr. Rose Feinberg | Tues., Jul. 3 | 1:30pm (at Vi at Lakeside Village) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest   

Entrepreneurs: Who Have Made it to the Top: Steven Spielberg 

This class focuses on innovators and entrepreneurs whose genius has impacted the world of business- and whose business has impacted the world. With a little bit of luck and lots of “chutzpah”, learn the secrets of their success. The featured highlighted person this session is Academy Award winning director Steven

Instructor: Irene Cohen | Thurs., Jul. 5 | 1:30pm (at Vi at Lakeside Village) 
Free Member ● $15 Guest   






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