Boynton Beach-Ross Palm Beach Gardens
 Boynton Beach
 Palm Beach Gardens


Adult Classes,
Programs & Groups

Classes & Programs
Academy of Continuing Education
Mah Jongg & Canasta
lsrael Days

Arts & Culture
92nd ST Y & Performing Arts
Art Exhibits
Book Festival
Cultural Tours
Groups & Clubs
Special Events
Film Festival

Designed to offer various ways to engage in continued growth and learning and to discover new passions or revisit one from the past, while connecting with others in the community. For more information or to register for a class or workshop, contact Rhonda at or call 561-712-5233. Friends of the J receive 15% discount on all adult classes.

Adult Classes

This 4-week Hebrew course is designed to cover everything from Aleph – Tov to conversational Hebrew. Classes tailored to meet the needs of participating students. Pre-registration required.

> Tuesdays; April 1-29; 9:30-10:30 am (no class 04/15)
> Tuesdays; May 6-27; 9:30-10:30 am

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Needlepoint with Norm!
Norm Lieber has been making hand stitched needlepoint tapestries for the past 30 years. Here at the Mandel JCC, Norm is the designer and creator of the JCC Tapestry Project which can be seen every day at the entrance to the Peggy Brown Social Hall. The secret is in the stitching. For six weeks you will learn his stitching, rhythm and participate in creating something new and wonderful! All materials provided.

> Thursdays; Mar. 27-May 1; 7:00-8:30 pm; (Pre-registration by Mar. 20); $100/session

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Alzheimer’s Support Group – Take Back Your Life!
Find refuge at the JCC and Take Back Your Life! This support group will meet every other week and is geared towards helping Adult children caring for Parents with Alzheimer’s. Professional facilitators from the Alzheimer’s Association help guide you through the process. 

> Tuesdays; May 6, 20; 7:00-8:00 pm; Free and Open to the Public

This is sponsored by Always Best Care Senior Services and Facilitated by Alzheimers’s Association

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Armory Art Center Art Classes & Workshops
We are pleased to present Armory Art Center Art Classes held at the Mandel JCC! Providing the finest faculty and class selections for northern Palm Beach County. For more information and to register for Armory Art Classes held at the Mandel JCC, contact Rhonda at RhondaG@JCConline or call 561-712-5233.

Create Better Paintings
This dynamic focused studio-style workshop program will produce artists who can call upon their abilities to create art with a “sense of purpose and desired quality.” Instructor: Hugh O’Neill 

> Fridays; April 4-25; 10:00 am-12:00 pm; 4-week session: $175 (Pre-registration by Mar. 27)

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Pouring Paint
Learn to paint like Helen Frankenthaler and Jackson Pollock. Learn the technique of pouring paint. Using acrylic paint, explore different ways of mark making. Build up your image with transparent washes and glazing techniques. The painting experience suggests ideas that create the final concept. Instructor: Roxene Sloate

> Mondays; April 7-28; 10:00 am-12:00 pm; 4-week session: $175 (Pre-registration by Mar. 28)

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Still Life Painting
Students will work on color harmonies, composition, and issues of light and dark values to create dynamic still lifes. Participants will learn how to orchestrate set ups using their own objects as well as objects provided by the instructor. Acrylic or Oil Paints. Instructor: Nancy Tart

> Fridays; May 2-May 23; 12:30-2:30 pm; 4-week session: $175 (Pre-registration by Apr. 25)

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Groups and Clubs

> For questions regarding Groups/Clubs, contact Sharon at 561-712-5232 or
   All groups and clubs take place at JCC North unless otherwise noted.

Timely Topics Discussion Group
Join this lively discussion group covering the most up-to-date topics faced by our local community including national affairs and foreign relations as it relates to Israel & the United States.

> Mondays, Ongoing; 1:00- 2:30 pm
   Free/Friends of the J; $3 drop-in or $18 Annual Fee/Guests; Mandel JCC

Mandel JCC Book Club
Join other book lovers as we read and discuss a wide array of current Jewish-themed books, from memoir to fiction. We have arranged to have the authors participate in the discussion via Skype. The book club will meet on the third Thursday of each month. 

> 7:00 pm; Free/Friends of the J; $18 Annual Fee/Guests

Men’s Book Club
For centuries, men have sought fellowship in clubs where they could hang out, talk about books, and discuss whatever else is on our minds. Each month a different member will lead discussion. 

> Monday, April 21; 7:00 pm
   Free/Friends of the J; $18 Annual Fee/Guests

JBiz Networking Group
This networking group meets for community networking, speakers, and breakfast the first and third Wednesday of every month from 7:45-9am.  All professionals in the Palm Beach Gardens area welcome! 
For more information, please contact Ken Rotenberg at 561-712-5225 or

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