Active Seniors

For the health and safety of our community, our programming is now ON-LINE! Join us for weekly fitness, meditation, lectures, virtual games and more!

To receive a list of online activities, please email Ruth Beckman at [email protected].

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LOCATION: FAIR LAWN

Temple Beth Sholom, 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

For the health and safety of our community, our gatherings have moved online. Join us for weekly classes, lectures and fun!

TUESDAYS

10:15 – 11: 15 AM: Fitness Senior Style

11:00 – 12:00 PM: Current Events Discussion Group

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Hot & fresh kosher lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM: Table games

THURSDAYS

10:15 – 11: 15 AM: Mindful Meditation

11:00 – 12:00 PM: Current Events Discussion Group

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Hot & fresh kosher lunch

1:00 – 3:00 PM: Table games

Upcoming Special Events

RSVP for Fair Lawn programs

RSVP for Fair Lawn programs to [email protected] or call 201-666-6610 ext 2

LOCATION: RIVER VALE

Jewish Home Assisted Living, 685 Westwood Ave., River Vale, NJ 07675

For the health and safety of our community, our knitting circle is temporarily suspended.

Knitting Circle

Join volunteers on select Tuesday mornings from 10:00 AM to 11: 00 AM as we shmooze, knit, crochet or do some other type of handiwork. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own supplies, and even bring other projects they are working on.

We create blankets to donate, engage with the residents of the Assisted Living facility and provide a meaningful volunteer opportunity to the community.

Upcoming 2020 dates: Mar 10 (canceled), Mar 24, Apr 21, May 5, May 19, June 2

To RSVP for the Knitting Circle, please email [email protected]

Events

Sweet Treats: Desserts & Delicacies from the Garden State

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

11:00am - 12:00pm

Writing Class

Fiction Writing Class with Martha Moody

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Wellness Wednesdays with Zing: Live with Vitality

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Jewish Life Discussion Group

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Writing Class

Fiction Writing Class with Martha Moody

Wed, Oct 28, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Jewish Life Discussion Group

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Writing Class

Fiction Writing Class with Martha Moody

Wed, Nov 04, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Jewish Life Discussion Group

Thu, Nov 05, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Writing Class

Fiction Writing Class with Martha Moody

Wed, Nov 11, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Minority of One: Q&A with Hussein Aboubakr

Tue, Nov 17, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Writing Class

Fiction Writing Class with Martha Moody

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Early Jewish American Communities

Early Jewish American Communities

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

11:00am - 12:00pm

Magic Show

Virtual Hanukkah Magic Show

Wed, Dec 09, 2020

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Staff

Ruth Beckman

Coordinator of Active Adult Programs

Senior Lunch Volunteer Registration

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For the health and safety of our community, our senior lunch program is temporarily suspended. If you need access to kosher meals, please contact Ruth Beckman at 201-666-6610 ext 2 and leave a message or email [email protected].

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Blog Posts

COVID-19 Update: Active Seniors Temporarily Suspended Until April 17

Erica Danziger | FRI, MAR 13, 2020

Active Seniors Program temporarily suspended... As we have previously communicated, we have been closely monitoring COVID-19 ("coronavirus") recommendations from the Bergen County Department of Health and the Center for Disease…

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Active Seniors Spread Holiday Cheer

Erica Danziger | FRI, DEC 20, 2019

Check out our Seniors getting in the "holiday spirit"! On Thursday, December 19, our JCCNNJ Active Seniors gathered from around Bergen County to spread some holiday cheer. With their enthusiastic…

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Celebrating Chanukah with our Active Seniors

Erica Danziger | THU, DEC 12, 2019

Fair Lawn – The JCCNNJ Active Seniors program celebrated Chanukah on Thursday with musical entertainment by the John Halsey Swing Trio, featuring Elaine Rachlin on vocals and Bill Wurtzel on…

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Babka Bake

Starting the New Year with Sweet Babka Bake

Erica Danziger | WED, OCT 02, 2019

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, our Active Seniors gathered together to kick of the High Holiday season with a "Make & Take Babka Bake". Their secret ingredient? Nutella! May everyone…

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Senior Seder

See our Active Adults’ Seder in Action!

npgadmin | MON, APR 29, 2019

Singing, eating, and participating in a full Seder, over 50 Active Adults from the JCCNNJ had a wonderful time welcoming in the Pesach season. Special thanks to Cantor Mark Biddelman…

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