Adult Clubs & Discussion Groups at The J!
2nd Wednesdays of the month. 10 am
No Class July / August. Resumes September
Experience the joys of Yiddish! Join the Yiddishe winkel. Mir vellin reddin a bisl Yiddish. Fun, friendship, stories and songs. Drop in, no need to register. No prior knowledge of the Yiddish language necessary. Facilitator: Sheldon Clare.
Free, open to the public
Mondays • Noon-1:30 pm.
From filibusters to fiscal cliffs, from immigration to education, from the Court to climate change–join us each week as we discuss the major news events to gain a deeper understanding of the issues. Join us for lively sharing and group interaction as we follow the unfolding events in the news. At 11:30 a.m. bring a dairy lunch or purchase at Café @ the J. Program/discussion begins at noon. Coordinator: Al Bleecker
$1 for members/$2 for non-members. Open to the public
Southern AZ Jewish Genealogy Society
The Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy ( SAJGS ) is a non – profit organization dedicated to the sharing of genealogical information, techniques, and research tools with those who are interested in Jewish genealogy and family history. Newcomers welcome. For information about this group please email Barbara Mannlein at firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to the public.
Group meets 2nd Sunday of each month year round, 1 pm. FREE
2nd Monday of each month, 1:30 – 2:30 pm.
Beat the heat! come join us for movie club. Contact Al Bleecker for movie questions – email@example.com. FREE
Elder Circles are discussion groups that meet once – per – month on a drop – in basis to discuss importnat topics and share stories. Each Elder Circle focuses on one of the four components: life review, life repair, what is my contribution and mentoring techniques.
For more information contact Katherine Scoggin-Sobonya 520.977.4304
Meets every 1st Sunday of the month. 1 – 2 pm, 1st Sunday of the month.
Social Mah Jongg
Tuesdays 11:00- 3:00 pm
First Tuesday of the month, the group meets at restaurant for lunch and play. All other Tuesdays, meet for play at the “J,” 11:00-4:00 pm
For more information call Rhoda at 886-4334 or email Debbie at
Thursdays 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Fridays 12 – 3:00 pm
For details, call 520.299.3000 x 147
Partner and open circle dancing.
2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, 5pm- 7:30 pm
$6/ $5 members per session
Instructor: Brandi Hawkins
Group Fitness Studio
Instructor: Lisa Goldberg
Beginners: 7:30 p.m.
Intermediate: 8:15 p.m.
Advanced: 9:00 p.m
$6/ 5 members per session
Group Fitness Studio
Social Bridge Group
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12:15 – 3:15 pm
Stop by and join in the fun and meet new friends. We’re always looking for knowledgeable bridge players to join us. Drop ins welcome, all skill levels, just bring yourself and your smile! No advance registration required. (This is not duplicate bridge). $2/ $1 members per session
Fridays 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Join this congenial group creating blankets for a local teen homeless shelter. Group members knit squares which are pieced together to make colorful afghans. Make new friends and enjoy great conversation while creating something for a worthy cause. All skill levels welcome, and basic instruction available. Donations of medium weight yarn and #7 knitting needles much needed and appreciated. Please leave donations at the Welcome Desk. For more information call 520.299.3000 x 147.
Thursdays 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Interested, experienced players welcome. Always one “beginners” table with instruction available for those wanting to learn the game. No advance registration required.
For information call Rhoda at 520.886.4334
Eastside Chess Club
Wednesdays 6:00-9:00 pm
Recreational and competitive play for all ages and skill levels. Bring your mind and love for chess and play with other passionate players. Fun and friendly competition.
Call John at 520.331.9981 with questions.
Members free/$2NM/$1 children under age 18
Spouse Bereavement Support Group
Tuesdays • 10:00-11:30 am Meets year-round.
If you have lost a loved one, you may find comfort in meeting others who have shared this experience. Co-sponsored by Widowed to Widowed Inc. For more information, contact Marvin Bernstein, 520.855.2005
Healing Circle for the Widowed
Tuesdays • 6-7:45pm
If you have lost a loved one, you may find comfort in meeting others who have shared this experience. For more information, please call Diane Darcy at 520-481-9001.
Free and open to all.
For more information on any events or clubs here, please contact Barbara Fenig, Director of Arts & Culture, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-299-3000 ext 236