60 and better programs


The Jewish Living Center and its programs cater to the 60 and better crowd in Jewish Toledo. They are supported in part through your Annual Campaign dollars and a generous grant from the Jewish Senior Services Supporting Organization.

Prime Time Summer 2017


Monday, August 21 – Thursday, August 24


Experience four full days of summer fun! Prime Time Summer is comprised of lively, informative, active, engaging, entertaining, and interactive events focused on happiness, art, education, Judaism, relaxation, and so much more for the 60 and better crowd in Jewish Toledo.


$90 per person – includes all activities, meals, transportation – everything. Registration and payment required by Tuesday, August 1.


Monday, August 21 (History)

JCC/YMCA Main Building - 6465 Sylvania Avenue

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (estimated return time)

The Ohio State Reformatory and Richland Carrousel Park

Come walk the same halls as some of history's most infamous prisoners. Learn about the structure that served as the fictional Shawshank State Penitentiary in The Shawshank Redemption. This will be a guided tour. Don’t forget your cameras! After our tour, we will head to lunch, then learn about (and ride) the carrousel figures carved in the style of G.A. Dentzel, one of the most revered carvers of the early 1900s. This is a wonderful day trip where we will learn more about Ohio history. Won’t you join us? This trip will have moderate walking/standing and includes a few flights of stairs and/or uneven terrain. Please let us know if you need the adapted tour. We will be driving directly back to Toledo with no stops. Snacks will be provided on the bus.


Tuesday, August 22 (Pampering and Mindfulness)

JCC/YMCA Main Building

6465 Sylvania Avenue

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Made-to-order omelet breakfast sponsored by Glendale Senior Living
  • Massages, facials, and manicures all day long                    
  • Tie dye (please bring your own pre-washed white shirt)                                       
  • “Posture Perfection” with Eileen Seegret
  • Deli lunch
  • Technology time with Rita Betz
  • Entertainment
  • Card and Mahjong games welcome (bring your own sets)


Wednesday, August 23 (Express Yourself)

The Ward Pavilion at Wildwood Preserve Metropark

4830 West Central Avenue (East Entrance)

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Bagel nosh
  • Reader’s theatre, improv, etc., with Irina Zaurov
  • Free time, outdoor time, you time
  • Journaling through doodling with Colette Lundberg
  • “Walden Walk” with Metroparks Toledo staff
  • Card and Mahjong games welcome (bring your own sets)


Thursday, August 24 (Culture)

JCC/YMCA Main Building

6465 Sylvania Avenue

8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (estimated return time)

Amish Acres

We are off on our final field trip of Prime Time Summer to Amish Acres for a full day of fun and theatre. We will start our day at Amish Acres in Nappanee, Indiana, with a guided house and farm tour, including a farm wagon ride. Inside the house, we will watch the documentary films Genesis and Exodus of the Amish. Lunch will be a traditional family style dinner at Thresher’s in the Old Restaurant Barn. After lunch, we will be off to the Round Barn Theatre for an afternoon matinee of Guys and Dolls. Following the show, we will have a little shopping time in the Amish Acres Courtyard shops before heading back to the bus for our ride home. We will be driving directly back to Toledo with no stops. Snacks will be provided on the bus.


Friday, August 25 (Bonus Day)

YMCA/JCC Pool – 6465 Sylvania Avenue

1 – 3:30 p.m.

(No kids time – Kids arrive after 3:30 p.m.)

Registration requested by Monday, August 21

No kids, no splashing, no fuss; the pool is just for you! This time is set aside for those 60 and better. Even if you don’t attend Prime Time Summer, you are more than welcome to come join our fun in the sun. Please bring all your own “out in the sun” gear, as none will be provided. Light refreshments will be offered. This program is offered in cooperation with the YMCA/JCC of Sylvania. 


What you need to know:


  1. Lunch and snacks will be provided at all Prime Time Summer events. Please bring your insulated water bottles. If you need an insulated water bottle, please let us know and we will provide you with one.
  2. If you have any dietary restrictions or need special accommodations, please notify us at the time of registration.
  3. Prime Time Summer events have moderate walking/standing and could include a few flights of stairs and/or uneven terrain. If you are unsure of any of this, please call and ask.
  4. We encourage you to arrive at the beginning of the day and depart at the end, as the day is filled with wonderful opportunities, activities, and so much more that you won’t want to miss. If you are not able to attend a day or part of day, please let us know at time of registration.
  5. In consideration of individuals who are sensitive to scents, please consider the amount of perfume, cologne, and other fragrances that you wear.
  6. Itinerary is subject to change.
  7. A current 2017 emergency form must be on file.

To register for a program, contact Emily at 419-531-2119 x 2 or registration@jewishtoledo.org



•Reservation and payment are due at the time of the request to hold your space
•We accept reservations on a first come basis as space is limited
•A wait list will be formed as needed
•No confirmations will be mailed; your credit card charge or canceled check will serve as your confirmation
•Please fill out an Emergency Contact Form if you are a first time traveler with us


Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo Jewish Living Center programs are supported in part through your campaign dollars and through a generous grant from the Jewish Senior Services Supporting Organization. All events are part of Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo and occasionally take place at the various synagogues.