Special Programs and Series
Come enjoy special events and series throughout the year! From tax preparation to documentary series, we offer something new each month.
Take a look at what we’re currently offering:
Medical Marijuana: Everything You Need to Know
January 9, 6:30pm
J Member: $5; public $7
Marijuana has been used for medical purposes for up to 5,000 years. As legal restrictions have changed in recent years, CBD, medical marijuana, and other cannabinoids have once again become incredibly popular as treatments for a wide variety of medical conditions.
Join us to learn about different forms of cannabis and how it can be used for health and wellness. Dr. Loraine Glaser-Zakem, Director of Medical Marijuana Health Consultants, will lead a discussion on the effects of cannabis on various medical conditions, while attorney Brian Higgins, Senior Associate at Frost Brown Todd will discuss the ongoing legal changes around cannabis and its related substances. Light refreshments will be served.Register
New Year Neurobics: A Workshop for the Body and Brain
January 29, 1 – 3pm
Start the New Year with this two-hour experiential program designed to awaken your brain and body through unique yoga and brain exercises. This experience is designed to improve listening, balance, and confidence while reducing stress! Yoga therapist Sharon Byrnes, M.Ed., C-IAYT and gerontologist Pat Faust, MGS, CAt combine their skills to offer a gentle mental and physical workout. RSVP by January 24 to 513.761.7500 x1208.
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
Mondays 1 – 3pm
February 3, 10, 17 & 24; March 2, 9, 16, 23
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. RSVP required; call 513.761.7500 x 1218.Register
AARP Tax Prep
February 6, 13, 20 & 27; March 5, 12, 19 & 26
AARP is back to help with your taxes! Registration is required and begins January 6. Please call Teresa at 513.761.7500 x1240 to register!
Save the Date: Jewish Community Blood Drive
March 22, 8:30am – 3:30pm
Donating blood is easy and rewarding! A single donation can help save up to three lives. Presented in partnership with Congregation Sha’arei Torah, Golf Manor Synagogue, and Congregation Zichron Eliezer.
Redefine Retirement: Your Style, Your Place! Housing Options for Your Stage of Life
April 28, 2020, 5:30pm
A panel of housing experts will offer a wide range of options that fit your lifestyle, your stage of life, and your finances. RSVP at 513-936-9675.
GrandFriends is your opportunity to volunteer in our community! Seniors are paired with a Mayerson JCC Early Childhood School classroom, and will visit the class weekly to read books, tell stories, and play with the children. Re-connect with your childhood while giving back to our youngest community members. Share your wisdom and see the world through the perspectives of your new young friends.
Requirements for volunteering:
- Commit to making at least two hour- long visits each month for one school year (September – May)
- Complete one hour of JCC volunteer training
- Proof of immunization
- Background check/Fingerprinting
Contact 513-761-7500 x 1218 to sign up and join the fun!
Smartphone I-Help Club: Managing Your Smartphone
Mondays, 3 – 4pm
Do you love your smartphone but need help managing photos and more? Jennifer Goodman and her classmates from Sycamore High School will help you learn to manage photos, apps, and other information on your smartphone. RSVP to 513.761.7500 x 1218 to join the club!