Wellness isn’t just physical; it’s mental, too.
Stimulate your mind with one of our many educational offerings! No matter where your interests lie, the J has a class for you.
1ST & 2ND MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH • 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Listen and learn from inspiring, knowledgeable and prominent individuals of the Twin Cities. Professors, sports figures, entrepreneurs, theater directors and more!
Monday, July 6 · 9 – 10 AM
Ari Feldman, Staff Writer for The Forward
Reporting on the Jews: One Jewish journalist’s experience
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Meeting ID: 862 1599 7371
Monday, July 13 · 9 – 10 AM
Dawn Bentley, Minnesota Fringe Executive Director
Minnesota Fringe Mission Moment: Pivoting Focus Amidst Uncertainty,
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Meeting ID: 880 3235 5905
CREATIVE WRITING GROUP
MONDAYS • 10:30 AM – NOON
Do you have a passion for words? Join like-minded writers in this supportive and uncritical weekly creative writing group.
ANNUAL READING & RECEPTION
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 • 2 PM
Members of the long-running and beloved, Creative Writing Workshop, will read from their fiction, memoirs, essays, and poetry. Reception will follow the reading. Free and Open to the Community.
Sponsored by the Frances and Ted Shuirman Endowment Fund, the Kissen-Rosen Fund and the Calmenson Family Fund of the St. Paul JCC Endowment Funds.
4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH • 10 – 11 AM
Our Book Group reads a wide variety of texts: novels, memoirs, non-fiction, short stories and everything in-between! The conversations are enlightening and fun; the people are engaged and enthusiastic.
July Book: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Group Discussion: Thursday, July 23 • 10 – 11 AM
Give Back. Volunteer your time. As a nonprofit organization, so much of what we do is made possible by the generous work of our volunteers. We truly could not do it without you. Thank you!
CREATE (NO SEW BLANKETS) AND DONATE
Have fun and make a difference. Please join us in this volunteer opportunity to make blankets. The completed blankets will be donated to Children’s Hospitals to hand out to children and youth when they come out of surgery. Fabric will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own fleece material. No experience needed.
BAUBIS, ZAYDIS & BOOKS
Do you love reading stories and illuminating the imagination of a child? It’s time for Baubi’s/Zaydi’s Read. This award-winning JCC opportunity, allows Baubi and Zaydi (Grandma and Grandpa) volunteers, the chance to meet and share stories with our preschool classrooms. We will provide the books, stickers and Hershey’s Kisses; you provide the smiles, the reading and your time. The times available are Monday-Thursday between 10 – 11:45AM. We do ask that you would be able to make a commitment to come on a regular basis please.