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Coffee & Schmooze with JLC
Tuesday: April 6 & May 4
Registration requested by emailing email@example.com at least 2 days prior to the schmooze
No need to fret about missing your friends at the Jewish Living Center … we’re here and bringing the coffee chat to you! How are you feeling? Just want to chat and catch up! Share how you are staying active and busy? Just feel like talking and seeing people that you haven’t seen in a bit…. this is an open space to grab a beverage and say hello. We would LOVE to see you, because we miss you.
Tuesday, March 16
Games are played via Zoom – Winner of the most games will win a prize!
Registration requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 days prior to BINGO to get the Zoom link
Join your friends at the Jewish Living Center as we test our skills and match wits in topics from sports to movies to pop culture & history. This BINGO game isn’t calling numbers, this is all based on trivia and knowledge about anything and everything. Who can answer the questions the fastest and fill in the block’s wins? You have nothing to lose and everything to gain – so come give it a try, you just might like it!
This series is a unique glimpse into the lives of New York actors who are sharing their gift of song and entertainment with us. They come from near and far with amazing stories that make each one of them a star unto themselves. So, come along with us for the journey into the spotlight for just a little song, a little jazz, a little fun and a lot of enjoyment! Registration is requested for each individual event by emailing email@example.com for a unique zoom link a least one week before the event.
Tuesday, March 23 at 1:00 p.m.
Rebbekah Vega-Romero – A Broadway Love Affair
A Broadway Love Affair: Join feisty ingenue Rebbekah Vega-Romero on a journey through the ever-evolving landscape of American Musical Theatre, exploring how the art form that she loves has defined romance in our culture and in her own life. You will hear a range of tunes, from Golden Age classics by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bernstein, and Sondheim, up to modern composers like Menken, Ahrens, and Flaherty, and Guettel. The music will make you swoon, and the stories will make you think.
Rebbekah Vega-Romero is an NYC native, a proud member of Actor's Equity, and a triracial Latina bruja. A YoungArts award-winning writer, Rebbekah graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s in English Literature and Theatre Arts. Rebbekah has a wide-ranging career as an actress, from her "luminous" portrayal of Maria in “West Side Story” at the 5th Avenue Theatre, to her upcoming short film, “The Question,” which she also wrote and produced. Her poetry has been featured in The Quaranzine Zine, and in the forthcoming Sixfold. Rebbekah hopes her work will inspire other mixed-race girls to realize that “there’s a place for us.” Visit her virtually at www.RebbekahVegaRomero.com.
Tuesday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m.
Gina Morgano – American Songbook
Whisk yourself back in time and feel the heartbeat of the American Songbook. As Gina Morgano shares hits from the Golden Age of Broadway and jazz, you will fall in love with these classic tunes all over again.
Gina Morgano helps people to find their voice - both inside and out - so that they ca offer their highest creativecontributions. As a performer and voice teacher at the 92nd Street Y and the Professional Performing Arts School, Gina and her students have appeared on New York's most prominent stages, such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Gina believes that curiosity and storytelling are the floodgates to empathy and compassion and that a classic always offers something new.
The Jewish Living Center is thrilled to announce that we are now a partner in the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance. This alliance allows us to bring you cutting-edge, exciting, and relevant programs – to the comfort of your home. Through this new effort, we are able to select the programs and events that best-fit our community, allowing us to provide the most diverse programming possible. Look at these phenomenal new offerings below:
Terrific Tastings: Valley Ford Cheese
Sunday, March 21, 2021
6-7:15pm on Zoom
Located on the rural coast of California’s Sonoma County, Valley Ford Cheese & Creamery produces award-winning, handcrafted, Italian-style artisan cheeses. Never treated with growth hormones or antibiotics, the cows have access to pasture on certified organic land 365 days a year. Let us deliver a curated cheese collection with a special gift to your doorstep, then join culinary host James Sokol and cheesemaker Karen Bianchi-Moreda for a discussion & guided tasting of her delicious cheeses.
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Songs of Remembrance: A Multi-Genre Musical of Yom HaShoah
Thursday, April 8, 2021
2-3:15pm on Zoom free with advance registration
Although in the early 1950s Israel’s parliament passed a resolution establishing Yom HaShoah, this “Holocaust & Heroism Remembrance Day” has become a day commemorated by Jewish communities and individuals worldwide. Join popular San Francisco Bay Area instructor James Sokol to journey through an array of music – Broadway, pop, opera & more! – exploring the theme of remembrance along the way.
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Author Insights: The Paris Photo
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
4-5:00pm on Zoom free with advance registration
Named by Kirkus as “one of the best books of 2019,” Jane S. Gabin's The Paris Photo is set in Paris near the end of WWII and in the present. Based on truth and inspired by her father’s actions, Gabin’s thoroughly researched novel tells of a young US Army soldier who arrives in Paris and forms a friendship with one particular mother and son. The repercussions of this relationship carry forward into the present day. With the frightening rise of anti-Semitism and xenophobia today, many of the book’s messages are especially meaningful. Join Gabin to hear about the real-life events that led her to write the novel and learn more about German occupation of Paris from this personal perspective.
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Exploring Opera: Popular Paris
Monday, April 26, 2021
5-6:30pm on Zoom
Such a beautiful, romantic, historic city, it’s no wonder Paris is such a ubiquitous setting for operas! Join popular San Francisco Bay Area instructor James Sokol for an operatic journey to Paris, touching on an array of repertoire from beloved masterpieces (such as Puccini’s La Boheme and Verdi’s La Traviata) to rarely-staged gems (such Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots and Donizetti’s Ugo, Conte di Parigi). Audio & video performance clips bring the charm of Paris and the excitement of opera into the discussion! This is a fun and interesting exploration for both opera newcomers and long-time fans!
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Senior Resource Connect, a service of the Association of the Jewish Family and Children's Agencies (AJFCA) network, provides information and resources to assist older adults and caregivers in discussing their needs with aging services professionals. Check out this one-stop connection to local service providers.