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Independent Living Skills for Adults

Independent Living Skills for Adults

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18+ FREE with RSVP In this six-week interactive class, we will focus on housekeeping basics, food management, healthy eating, emergency and safety skills, personal appearance and hygiene, and communication skills. This class is offered to foster the growth of important skills to improve or maintain one’s independence. Presented in partnership with the Center for Independent Living Options.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A group of seniors taking a walk

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities accordingly. But you don’t have to restrict your life as well! A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach you how to manage falls and increase your level of activity. Two-hour classes will be held once a week for eight weeks.

Free Pull-Up Demo

Free Pull-Up Demo

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A woman doing arm exercises

Pull-ups can be challenging for a lot of people. Learn how to build your upper-body strength to help you achieve this challenging exercise and take your workout to a new level!

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We Need to Talk Speaker Series – Yossi Klein Halevi

We Need to Talk Speaker Series – Yossi Klein Halevi

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free with RSVP – Register Here There are some who feel we are at a critical point in our relationship with Israel, a relationship strained by increasingly divergent political views and priorities. At the same time, as Americans we are moving toward the extremes and surrounding ourselves with like-minded individuals. And the reality is, the conversation has stopped. This...

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Day Trip: A Day at the Races – Louisville’s Churchill Downs

Day Trip: A Day at the Races – Louisville’s Churchill Downs

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
A horse race at churchill downs

Treat yourself to a day at the races at historic Churchill Downs in Louisville and experience the thrill of thoroughbred racing! We’ll begin by viewing the short film, “The Greatest Race,” and then explore the museum exhibit and gift shop. We’ll take a guided walking tour of the racetrack before enjoying a lavish buffet lunch and betting in Millionaires’...

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Free Pilates Reformer Demo

Free Pilates Reformer Demo

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A woman doing pilates

Have you ever walked past our Pilates Reformer and wondered how it works? The Pilates Reformer is designed for people of all levels of skill, strength, and flexibility. Learn more about how the Reformer offers an effective, low-impact workout.

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Let’s Make a Mess with PJ Library

Let’s Make a Mess with PJ Library

November 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ages 0 -3 Take the mess out of your house and make it in ours! Come to the J with your little ones where we will make a mess while we explore all types of fun projects! Science, food, art – as long as it’s a mess!

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Independent Living Skills for Adults

Independent Living Skills for Adults

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18+ FREE with RSVP In this six-week interactive class, we will focus on housekeeping basics, food management, healthy eating, emergency and safety skills, personal appearance and hygiene, and communication skills. This class is offered to foster the growth of important skills to improve or maintain one’s independence. Presented in partnership with the Center for Independent Living Options.

Free Pilates Reformer Demo

Free Pilates Reformer Demo

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
A woman doing pilates

Have you ever walked past our Pilates Reformer and wondered how it works? The Pilates Reformer is designed for people of all levels of skill, strength, and flexibility. Learn more about how the Reformer offers an effective, low-impact workout.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A group of seniors taking a walk

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities accordingly. But you don’t have to restrict your life as well! A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach you how to manage falls and increase your level of activity. Two-hour classes will be held once a week for eight weeks.

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Mercy Health Speaker Series: Diabetes

Mercy Health Speaker Series: Diabetes

November 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Diabetes describes a group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood (high blood glucose). Nearly 10% of people in the United States have diabetes. Join The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC to learn about the different types of diabetes and pre-diabetes, symptoms, impact on health, treatment options and how to manage this chronic illness from Mercy Health’s...

We Need to Talk Speaker Series – Ambassador Dennis Ross

We Need to Talk Speaker Series – Ambassador Dennis Ross

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free with RSVP – Register Here Join the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and its Jewish Community Relations Council for a presentation and book signing with Ambassador Dennis Ross. Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Prior to returning to the Institute in 2011, he served two years as special...

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Around the World in Song

Around the World in Song

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Grades K – 4 The Guy Mendilow Ensemble opens up a world of music to children and their families in this deeply interactive global adventure. With songs, stories and instruments from cultures worldwide, Guy Mendilow Ensemble introduces children to the amazing ways people make music with their voices, bodies, and whatever else they find at hand. Uplifting, funny and...

Day Trip: Skirball Museum: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions Exhibition

Day Trip: Skirball Museum: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions Exhibition

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The outside of the Skirball Museum

Visit Skirball Museum on the campus of Hebrew-Union College Jewish Institute of Religion to enjoy a docent-led tour of recent gifts and acquisitions. This collection includes a group of 10 important works by Israeli artists, a blown glass Hanukkah by renowned artist Marvin Lipofsky, an American Hanukkah by Anfred Manson, and works from the B’nai B’rith Klutznick Collection. Enjoy...

Rockwern Early Dismissal Camp

Rockwern Early Dismissal Camp

November 7 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Kids leaving school

Students will be picked up from Rockwern for a fun afternoon at the J!

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Rockwern Day Off Camp

Rockwern Day Off Camp

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Kids leaving school

When school is out, Camp at the J is in! Bring the kids for a fun day of swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and more! Don’t forget to pack a swimsuit, lunch, and towel!

Veterans Day Luncheon

Veterans Day Luncheon

November 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Seniors having dinner

Commemorate Veterans Day with a special lunch and live entertainment. Reservations required by November 1 to 513-761-7500 x1218.

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Kids’ Night Out

Kids’ Night Out

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A kid on a jungle gym

Ages 5 – 12 Drop-off & pick-up at USA Ninja Challenge. Kids are invited to a fun evening with their friends, no parents allowed! Spend the evening becoming the ultimate ninja as we climb, jump, run, and play on the coolest ninja playground in town!

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Melodic Connections Community Music Making: Drum Circles!

Melodic Connections Community Music Making: Drum Circles!

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

FREE with RSVP Back by popular demand! Join us as Melodic Connections returns to the J for another immersive, inclusive community-based music making experience. This time we will circle up and play drums, leaving everyone feeling energized and inspired. All ages and abilities are welcome. 

Melodic Connections Community Music Making: Drum Circles!

Melodic Connections Community Music Making: Drum Circles!

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

FREE with RSVP Back by popular demand! Join us as Melodic Connections returns to the J for another immersive, inclusive community-based music making experience. This time we will circle up and play drums, leaving everyone feeling energized and inspired. All ages and abilities are welcome. 

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Veterans Day Camp

Veterans Day Camp

November 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Kids leaving school

When school is out, Camp at the J is in! Bring the kids for a fun day of swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and more! Don’t forget to pack a swimsuit, lunch, and towel!

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A group of seniors taking a walk

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities accordingly. But you don’t have to restrict your life as well! A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach you how to manage falls and increase your level of activity. Two-hour classes will be held once a week for eight weeks.

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Day Trip: Playhouse in the Park Matinee – The Lifespan of a Fact

Day Trip: Playhouse in the Park Matinee – The Lifespan of a Fact

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An actor from Lifespan of a fact

A critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway play, this fast-paced story explodes with blistering comedy and timely relevance. Facts become blurry when they’re twisted into fiction in the high-stakes world of publishing. Emily Penrose, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high-end magazine, hires a determined millennial fact-checker named Jim Fingal to work on a groundbreaking essay written by the famous author John...

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The Jewish Hospital Mobile Mammography

The Jewish Hospital Mobile Mammography

November 14 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
A doctor

Mammography screenings can save lives. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths for women between ages 35-50, and one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer during her life. Mammography screenings can detect lumps as small as the size of a pea; breast cancers found at such an early stage have a 90% cure rate....

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Free Pilates Reformer Demo

Free Pilates Reformer Demo

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A woman doing pilates

Have you ever walked past our Pilates Reformer and wondered how it works? The Pilates Reformer is designed for people of all levels of skill, strength, and flexibility. Learn more about how the Reformer offers an effective, low-impact workout.

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Global Day of Jewish Learning

Global Day of Jewish Learning

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Words matter. From ancient arguments to modern meanings, from raising our voices to remaining silent, words have power. Words can create. Words can harm or heal. Words can explain, or they can obscure. Even our silences speak volumes. On Global Day of Jewish Learning, join your Cincinnati community as communities around the world gather locally to discuss words and...

Mitzvah Day with PJ Library

Mitzvah Day with PJ Library

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Several hands in a pile together

Bring the family and give back to our community! We will have many different stations set up for you to be a part of a variety of mitzvah projects that will benefit the greater Cincinnati community. Presented in partnership with Global Day of Jewish Learning: Words Matter – Speaking Volumes.

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Independent Living Skills for Adults

Independent Living Skills for Adults

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18+ FREE with RSVP In this six-week interactive class, we will focus on housekeeping basics, food management, healthy eating, emergency and safety skills, personal appearance and hygiene, and communication skills. This class is offered to foster the growth of important skills to improve or maintain one’s independence. Presented in partnership with the Center for Independent Living Options.

Free Pilates Reformer Demo

Free Pilates Reformer Demo

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
A woman doing pilates

Have you ever walked past our Pilates Reformer and wondered how it works? The Pilates Reformer is designed for people of all levels of skill, strength, and flexibility. Learn more about how the Reformer offers an effective, low-impact workout.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A group of seniors taking a walk

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities accordingly. But you don’t have to restrict your life as well! A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach you how to manage falls and increase your level of activity. Two-hour classes will be held once a week for eight weeks.

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Introduction to Face Reading (Physiognomy)

Introduction to Face Reading (Physiognomy)

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
headshots of nine different people

Join our very own Tai Chi instructor, Ralph Dehner, for a fun, informative lesson on reading facial features to understand yourself and others. Physiognomy has been practiced for thousands of years. It is based on the belief that every face is perfect, and reveals in its shape both our gifts and our challenges. RSVP required by November 13.

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Day Trip: Tour of Peterloon Estate and Stone Creek Dining

Day Trip: Tour of Peterloon Estate and Stone Creek Dining

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Peterloon Estate

The historic home of Cincinnati developer and arts patron John J. Emery and his wife Irene was designed by the architect William Adams Delano of Delano & Aldrich, the leading country-house architectural firm in the United States. The house is a combination of Georgian and Queen Anne styles and, when finished, had 36 rooms, 19 fireplaces, 21 baths, and...

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Thanksgiving Luncheon

Thanksgiving Luncheon

November 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Seniors having dinner

Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal with live music. Reservations required by November 15 to 513-761-7500 x1218.

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Father-Daughter Dance

Father-Daughter Dance

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Girls ages 12 and under are invited to spend a fun-filled evening with the special men in their lives. The night will include dancing, games, snacks, a photobooth, and so much more!

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Independent Living Skills for Adults

Independent Living Skills for Adults

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18+ FREE with RSVP In this six-week interactive class, we will focus on housekeeping basics, food management, healthy eating, emergency and safety skills, personal appearance and hygiene, and communication skills. This class is offered to foster the growth of important skills to improve or maintain one’s independence. Presented in partnership with the Center for Independent Living Options.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A group of seniors taking a walk

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities accordingly. But you don’t have to restrict your life as well! A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach you how to manage falls and increase your level of activity. Two-hour classes will be held once a week for eight weeks.

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Thanksgiving Break Camp

Thanksgiving Break Camp

November 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Kids leaving school

When school is out, Camp at the J is in! Bring the kids for a fun day of swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and more! Don’t forget to pack a swimsuit, lunch, and towel!

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