Senior Adult Programs

   

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The Jewish Community Center Adult Programs Office provides a variety of social, educational, cultural, and spiritual programs for adults. Current information about upcoming programs is available at the JCC Welcome Desk and via monthly e-newsletter. You can always contact Annie Skelton or (512) 735-8088. Door-to-door transportation is available to assist senior adults to attend programs at the JCC. Our bus is lift accessible. Please call Julia Sparks, Transportation Coordinator at (512) 735-8024 or email julia.sparks@shalomaustin.org for more information and reservations.

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AARP Smart Driver Course 

AARP offers the nation's first and largest refresher course designed specifically for older drivers. Most participants receive a multi-year insurance discount for completing the half-day course (check with your local agent). Not appropriate for ticket dismissal. Pre-registration required to attend. Pay instructor on the day of class by check or cash only. AARP members should be sure to bring your card for $5 discount. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Meets at the JCC Community Hall. Preferred RSVP to Annie Skelton at (512) 735-8088 or annie.skelton@shalomaustin.org. Class dates and times vary.

Ah Bissel Yiddish 

Missing the mameloshn? Come to the JCC to enjoy either a movie or other program in Yiddish or on a Jewish theme. Dates vary, check calendar or call for upcoming dates and program selections. For more information, contact Annie Skelton at 512-735-8088 or annie.skelton@shalomaustin.org. Meets At the JCC Community Hall.  

Holiday Celebrations

Come enjoy festive Jewish holiday celebrations at the JCC. These special clergy-led holiday programs include kosher lunch. All holiday events occur in the JCC Community Hall and transportation is available to attend. Advance reservations required. Holiday festivities are typically on Wednesdays and include: 

Meets in JCC Community Hall. For more information on upcoming holiday celebrations, contact Annie Skelton at (512) 735-8088 or annie.skelton@shalomaustin.org.

Music, Shabbat & Birthdays

Join us as we celebrate an early Shabbat together quarterly, along with birthdays in that month, live music and kesher kehiah (community togetherness). Occurs on Friday most months, check calendar for specific dates. Reservations and $6 donation requested for bagel brunch or kosher lunch (alternating months).  Meets in JCC Room 150D. Walk ins welcome, preferred RSVP to Annie Skelton at (512) 735-8088 or annie.skelton@shalomaustin.org.

F I 11:30 - 1 I Ongoing

PACE – People with Arthritis Can Exercise

Participants int his seated exercise class will go through a series of gentle movements and activities designed to increase mobility and range of motion, keep joints flexible, maintain muscle strength, and increase stamina. A delicious healthy kosher lunch and facilitated discussion follows the exercise session. Pre-registration is required one month at a time. Transportation is available to participate in this program. Register by contacting Annie Skelton prior to the beginning of each month. Option for exercise only (no lunch) for $4 per class, call for details. Meets in JCC Room 150D. Walk ins welcome, preferred RSVP to Annie Skelton at (512) 735-8088 or annie.skelton@shalomaustin.org.

M & Th I 11:10 - 1 I Ongoing I 2x week I $7 per class/$8 per class

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For Adult Fitness & Wellness Programs, click here.

 

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