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The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service Programs in October

Here are 11 programs to enjoy in October.

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Autumn is a delightful time to enjoy cool breezes and fun programs with Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS).

In October, we’ll showcase 11 entertaining, informational and thought-provoking programs through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore. Plan to participate with friends, family, and neighbors.

Positivity Project: Morning Refresh
Thursday, October 6 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Start your day in an upbeat way! Explore positivity with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota. You’ll learn ways to boost wellness – mind, body and soul. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation and resiliency. RSVP by October 3.

Open Enrollment Medicare Seminar: Hybrid
Friday, October 7 from 10:30am to 11:30am
October starts the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. This is the one time per year seniors may make a change to their prescription or supplemental/advantage plans. Join Amanda Reese from Hafetz and Associates for a presentation about Medicare options. The seminar will feature details about Medicare Part A and Part B, Part C Advantage plans, Part D Prescription plans and supplemental coverage. Following the presentation, there will be a Q&A session. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged for in-person. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by October 1.


The Village Movie Society
Tuesday, October 11 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Join Tina Serota for a discussion about the movie, Hillbilly Elegy, which is based on the early life of J.D. Vance, the Republican candidate for Senate in Ohio. An urgent family matter brings him back to his hometown to reflect on three generations of family history and his future. This movie can be viewed on Netflix. RSVP by October 6.

BINGO
Wednesday, October 12 from 1pm to 2pm
Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of BINGO games and prizes with Tina Serota. BINGO cards will be delivered to those who register in advance. This event is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost is $5 payable prior to October 6.

Lunch Around Town
Thursday, October 13 from 12pm to 1:30pm
Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends and neighbors while supporting a local restaurant. This month, we’ll dine at Gilchrist Downbeach, 9400 Atlantic Avenue in Margate. Come prepared for good food and fun conversation. Order off the menu and pay individually. Members receive a 15% discount off the menu with their Village membership card. RSVP by October 6.

Memoir Workshop: Hybrid
Friday, October 14 from 10:30am to 12pm
Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history and ancestry at a Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Professor of Creative Writing and Publishing, Harriet Levin Millan. You will need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged for in-person. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by October 7.

Comfort Cooking Light & Delicious: Fall Harvest
Tuesday, October 18 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Join Bernadette Getzler as she takes you on a food journey using farm fresh ingredients. You’ll learn to cook your favorite fall harvest recipes in new and inventive ways by taking existing ingredients and substituting healthier options. Learn to view comfort food in a whole new way! RSVP by October 13.

Positivity Project: Evening Retreat
Wednesday, October 19 from 7pm to 7:30pm
Join JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Tina Serota for an evening retreat. Shed the cares of the day and prepare for a restful night. We’ll cover a wide range of topics including self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, and resiliency. RSVP by October 17.

Coffee Klatch: Hybrid
Thursday, October 20 from 10:30am to 12pm
Your world in 90 minutes! Join a fast-paced discussion on politics, technology, world events, arts, religion, and more. Moderated by Tina Serota. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. Mask encouraged for in-person. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by October 13.

Evening Yoga with Candice
Monday, October 24 from 7pm to 8pm
Join Candice Martin for a Yoga class via Zoom. Find balance and tranquility while experiencing mental, physiological and spiritual rejuvenation. Burn off excess energy through gentle body movements, wind down to a deeper state of relaxation and prepare for your evening rest. RSVP by October 19.

Village Trivia Challenge
Thursday, October 27 from 4pm to 5pm
Test your knowledge and compete for the top prize! Trivia topics include science, geography, history, music, theater, movies and more. This event is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost is $5 payable prior to October 20.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free to participate.

You must RSVP to participate in any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or tserota@jfsatlantic.org.

A Zoom link or call-in number for each program will be e-mailed or provided to you.

About The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults over the age of 50.

The program provides Intergenerational Events, Transportation, Grocery Shopping and Delivery, Kosher Meals on Wheels, and more.

For information or to join The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, contact Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or tserota@jfsatlantic.org or visit jfsvillagebytheshore.org.

About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors, and vital communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, vocational services, adult and older adult services, and also hosts an on-site food pantry.

The agency impacts 8,000 lives throughout Atlantic and Cape May Counties each year.

JFS’ mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and enhance their quality of life.

In keeping with Jewish values and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or background.

For more information or to keep up-to-date with JFS events and programs, visit www.jfsatlantic.org or follow on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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