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.

All Adult Programming is currently postponed. 

Check back here for updates!

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

JCC Seniors Club

Third Wednesday of each month

12 PM – 2 PM

Rooms 238/239

Price: $15 annual membership fee, $6 per meal


Enjoy lunch a brief meeting and entertainment. As a club member, enjoy eating out, attending plays and concerts, and more with a wonderful group of people!

Book Club

Third Monday of each month

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Price: 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 PM – 2 PM

Room 238

Price: 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

10:30 AM – 12 PM

Room 239

Price: 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

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Klezmer Room

Price: Free


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: 1 PM – 4 PM

2nd Monday: 1 PM – 3 PM

3rd Tuesday: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Klezmer Room

Price: Free


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

Mah Jong

Mondays: 1 PM – 4 PM

Tuesdays: 1 PM – 3 PM

Thursdays: 11:30 AM – 4 PM

Fridays: 11 AM – 3 PM

Klezmer Room

Price: Free


A fun, tile-based game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involved a degree of chance.

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.


Check the Federation calendar for senior events throughout the year. For any inquiries regarding senior programming, contact Jill Grossman at 757-965-6137 or


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