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
Come hear and learn from inspiring, knowledgeable and prominent individuals of the Twin Cities. Professors, sports figures, entrepreneurs, theater directors and more!
December 9 • Marshall Tanick, Attorney at Meyer Njus Tanick
Revising history? Renaming buildings, schools, lakes, and more.
January 6 • Thierry Ibri, Chief Operation and Program Officer at Second Harvest Heartland
Remembering and rescuing the sacred in every meal
January 13 • Jonathan Gershberg, Cultural Arts Coordinator at the St. Paul JCC
Sneak preview of the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest
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.
4TH MONDAY OF THE MONTH • 9 – 10 AM
SHOLOM HOME EAST
Engage in thought provoking discussions on current world events in a roundtable setting. Everyone learns, everyone teaches.
4TH MONDAY OF THE MONTH • 10:30 – 11:30 AM
BREAKFAST & PROGRAM • $5
Here’s your chance to meet the most interesting women in town in a forum that’s up-close and personal! Our guests –prominent women in the Twin Cities- share their life stories and take us inside the worlds in which they work. The conversation is lively; the connections are real.
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.
December 19 • Murder on the Red River by Marcie R. Rendon
DROP-IN MAH JONGG
2ND & 4TH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH • 1 – 4 PM
Come with friends or join a group!
LUNCH FOR EIGHT
3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH • NOON – 2 PM
Join us for an afternoon of great food and conversation. We provide the transportation and lunch is on you.
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!
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.
CREATE (NO SEW BLANKETS) AND DONATE
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 • 11AM – 12:30 PM
Have fun and make a difference. Please join us in this volunteer opportunity to make blankets. The completed blankets will be donated to Gillette Children’s Hospital to give 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.
AARP SMART DRIVER CLASS
$15 AARP MEMBER • $20 NON AARP MEMBER
Tune up your skills and knowledge of the rules of the road. Participants eligible to save money on car insurance. Cash or check only, to be paid to the instructor at the time of class.
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