Adult Programming

Programs planned for adults 55+ to promote social activity, including educational programs, Jewish holiday celebrations, trips, and activities to coincide with major JCC/UJFT programming, such as Israel Today and the annual Jewish Book Festival.

Adult Programming is pleased to be a part of the Simon Family JCC

IT Skills Building for Seniors

February 5 - March 12

Tuesdays | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

JCC Moss Room

Price: $30

Learn new skills on a tablet or your own phone! To register, stop by the JCC front desk, call 757-321-2338, or click here. For more information, contact Sheryl Luebke at 757-321-2334

Seniors Terrarium Workshop

Thursday, March 7

1 pm - 2 pm

JCC Rooms 238/239

Price: $10 | Limited space!

Make one and take home a little bit of "green." To register, stop by the JCC front desk, call 757-321-2338, or click here. For more information, contact Sheryl Luebke at 757-321-2334

Fitness for Seniors

Fitness and aquatics to help improve your strength, cardiovascular health, balance, and flexibility in a fun, welcoming environment. Part of the Silver Sneakers program? Enjoy Silver Sneaker specific programs here at the JCC. Find a class that’s right for you.

JCC Seniors Club

Third Wednesday of each month, 12:00pm in Rooms 238/239

Enjoy lunch a brief meeting and entertainment. Cost is $15 annual membership fee, plus $6.00 per meal. As a club member, enjoy eating out, attending plays and concerts, and more with a wonderful group of people! Contact Sheryl Luebke at 757-321-2334 for more information. 

Book Club

Third Monday of each month, 12:30 – 2:00pm in Klezmer Room.

Cost: FREE

If you enjoy reading and discussing books with others, this group is for you. The discussions are lively, informative and at times, soul-searching. Join us.

Yiddish Club

Last Thursday of each month, 1:00p – 2:00pm Room 238.

Cost: FREE
This fun, informative club meets to have discussions in Yiddish, about Yiddish, learn Yiddish, or brush up on Yiddish. All interested are invited.

Current Events

Meets every Thursday from 10:30-12:00pm in Room 239.

Cost: FREE

This group is very vocal, knowledgeable, and informative. Come to voice your thoughts or just to listen and learn. All welcome.

Knitting for Others

Meets every Wednesday from 9:30am – 12:30pm in the Klezmer Room

Join our members as they knit and crochet lap quilts, slippers, scarves, and other crafted clothing to gift to JFS clients and others in need at extended care facilities in the community.


1st Monday: 10:30am – 3pm

3rd Tuesday: 10:30am – 1:30pm

Cost: FREE

This exciting dice game is a fun way to spend an afternoon. Meets in Klezmer Room.

Mah Jongg

Mondays and Tuesdays: 1pm – 3pm

Thursdays: 11:30am – 4pm



Check the Federation calendar for senior events throughout the year. For any inquiries regarding senior programming, contact Sheryl Luebke, Senior Programs Coordinator at 757-321-2334 or


Jewish Family Service provides the only Kosher Meals on Wheels in Virginia. If you have a need or know of someone who does, please call 757-459-4640 for details.


Monetary donations to any of our adult programs are appreciated and enables us to continue our existing programming and to add new programs. For more information contact Sheryl Luebke, senior programs coordinator, at 757-321-2334 or via email at