Are open to the senior community

Call Marlene Ceragno 201.569.7900 ext. 439 | mcerango@jccotp.org








Rat Pack Favorites

Van Martin, Vocalist


A truly gifted vocalist, Van will perform all your favorites as you enjoy this fun sing-a-long. He has appeared in the showrooms of the most prestigious casinos in Las Vegas, and Atlantic City as well as NYC nightclubs, The Copacabana, Rainbow Grill and the NY Playboy Club.

Thur 1/22 11:15 am Free

Wed 3/11 11:15 am Free

Thur 5/7 11:15 am Free


    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Duplicate Bridge at the "J" with Ruth Bernstein - Winter Season

Bring your own group or come and play with others (0-500 point level). Lunch at 11:30 am and begin playing at noon. For additional Info: Judi Nahary 201.408.1450 | jnahary@jccotp.org and for partner Info: Ruth Bernstein 201.962.8116.


Fee per weekly session (payable at door):


$10.00 Member
$12.00 Nonmember


20 times on Fridays
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Jan 2 - May 29
Except: Apr 3, Apr 10
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Sit & Be Fit

This class offers a total body workout regardless of fitness level. Patrick Schoeneborn, NASM-CPT, Certified Trainer and Wellness Coach, will introduce exercises that are designed to increase cardio fitness, enhance muscular strength and flexibility and improve joint stability, balance, coordination and agility. The workout is a combination of low impact movements, balance, flexibility and strength training with hand-held weights all in a fun-filled and relaxed environment.

Free for all members and non-members.


19 times on Mondays
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 5 - May 18
Except: May 4
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Chi Gong (Life Energy Cultivation)

An ancient Chinese practice that looks to align breath, movement, and awareness during exercise, healing, and meditation.

Free for all members and nonmembers


21 times on Tuesdays
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Jan 6 - May 26
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Tai Chi

Stimulate your immune system, lower your blood pressure, decrease your stress and improve your balance!

Free for all members and nonmembers.


11 times on Wednesdays
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Jan 7 - May 20
Except: Jan 14, Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 25, Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Easy Exercise

This class uses light weights and rubber exercise bands to strengthen muscles. There’s only one rule—if it hurts, don’t do it. These one-hour sessions are led by Bruce Locklin, a 15-year-veteran senior-fitness instructor, certified by AAFA and Silver Sneakers.

Free for all members and nonmembers.


21 times on Thursdays
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jan 8 - May 28
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Chair Yoga with Suzanne

This gentle exercise class offers you a wonderful opportunity to increase circulation, movement capability and energy enhancement.

Free for all members and nonmembers.


7 times on Mondays
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Jan 12 - May 18
Except: Jan 19, Jan 26, Feb 9, Feb 16, Feb 23, Mar 9, Mar 23, Apr 6, Apr 20, Apr 27, May 4, May 11
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

A Musical Journey from Jazz to Soul

Rhonda Denet, Vocalist, Songwriter & Band Leader Join us for nonstop entertainment that will have you swaying to the music! Celebrate great popular music from the 1930’s through the 1970’s. There will be tributes to Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and jazz greats Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, Nina Simone as well as soul divas Etta James, Mary Wells and Gladys Knight. Rhonda Denet is hailed as a virtuoso who lends her flair to every song she sings. She is formally trained and soulfully gifted and performs regularly throughout the NY Metro area. So much fun!


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Jan 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Apr 13
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Shabbat with Rabbi Gary Katz

Join us for a beautiful, inspiring Shabbat service and delicious lunch filled with warmth, laughter and friends.


Fee per date (payable at door):

Free Member
$5.00 Nonmember


Jan 16
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Feb 20
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mar 6
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
May 15
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Culinary Delights

Cooking Demonstrations with the Fountainview at College Road


A professional chef will share and prepare simple, easy to prepare recipes. After the demonstration, enjoy a touch of the savory and spice! Bon Appetit!


Vegetable Soup
Mon 1/19


Eggplant Parmesan
Mon 2/9


Apple Strudel
Thur 3/5


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Jan 19
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Feb 9
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Mar 5
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Tu B'Shvat Seder

Be inspired and join us as Rabbi Gary Katz will lead this beautiful Seder to celebrate the awakening of Israel’s land after its winter slumber. A delicious lunch will be served.

Wed, Feb 4
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Women of New York

Marty Schneit details the history of fourteen women who made significant contributions to New York and the world at large during a time in US history when full equality for women was not yet recognized. Marty will talk about the many talented and dedicated women of New York City whose influence still affects us today. Some of the women that Marty will discuss are Rose Schneiderman, Emma Lazarus, Jane Jacobs, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Bess Myerson, Alva Smith Vanderbilt and Mae West.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Thu, Feb 5
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Melodies of Memories and Miracles: Broadway Classics

World class baritone, James Michael, presents his critically acclaimed musical experience and pays homage to three legendary singers who he had the privelage of working with earlier in his career—Robert Goulet, Howard Keel and John Raitt. Don’t miss this wonderful morning on Broadway!


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Wed, Feb 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Exploring Italian Opera - A Retrospective with Cantor Bill Walton

Take a journey through operatic styles covering arias from Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, and Handel, sung by some of the greatest opera singers of the century—from Enrico Caruso to Leontyne Price, to Franco Corelli. All well-known arias and rarities will be played and discussed.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Wed, Feb 18
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Music of the Movies with Violinist, David Podles

Showcasing some of the most unforgettable American and International movie themes, spanning the 1940s-1990s, acclaimed international concert violinist David Podles will evoke the emotional and vibrant melodies from these brilliant and moving story lines. Movies to be included: The Godfather, The Summer of 1942, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Thomas Crowne Affair, Love Story, The Professional and Titanic. Let David bring you right to the heart and soul of each poignant and epic story.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Thu, Feb 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Purim Party

Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar! It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination. Let’s celebrate and enjoy delicious humantashen!

Wed, Mar 4
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Art of the Ancient Egyptians

Sheryl Intrator Urman, Artist, Art Historian & Lecturer Sheryl will explore how ancient artifacts and art reveal a human side of the Ancient Egyptians. Learn about their beliefs and how our Haggadah discloses them. Based on the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of art.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Mon, Mar 9
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Maccabeats

The Yeshiva Maccabeats

This popular, all-male a cappella group from Yeshiva University has been taking the country by storm, drawing international attention for its eclectic range of Jewish, American and Israeli songs that often combine Jewish liturgy set to the tunes of contemporary musical artists. Delighting audiences with the traditional and secular wisdom they bring to their music, the Maccabeats produce a unique blend of musical genres and styles, as well as intricate harmonies, thumping beatbox rhythms and stunning lead vocals. They bring their energy, style and spirit to every performance and appeal to music lovers of all ages.

The Maccabeats have headlined in concert halls across the country, including Madison Square Garden; have generated more than six million hits on YouTube; and performed at the White House last spring at a reception in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, where President Obama personally thanked them for "their outstanding performance." Hit songs include Hanukkah, Candlelight, Lecha Dodi, and Dynamite. Their first album, Voices from the Heights, was released in 2010. They have also released a number of music videos including Purim Song, Book of Good Life and most recently, Miracle.

This concert has been generously underwritten by an anonymous donor so that all proceeds can benefit programs for senior adults at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades.

Sun, Mar 15
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
General Seating
$18.00 Member
$20.00 Nonmember
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Sun, Mar 15
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Preferred Seating
$30.00 Member
$36.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

U.S. First Ladies: A 4-part series

Join Mr. Alboum as he begins this four-part series on US First Ladies with Martha Washington. Mr. Alboum will explore her unique characteristics and discuss her life in depth.


Watch for other series dates that will discuss Dolly Madison, Mary Todd Lincoln and Eleanor Roosevelt.


1st session : Martha Washington


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Mon, Mar 16
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Laughter Yoga

Laughter yoga is a revolutionary, simple concept and the latest global fitness craze! It is performed standing up or seated—no yoga mats or lying on the floor. Its health perks include decreased depression and anxiety, lower blood pressure, reduced pain and stress. Find out what everybody is laughing about!


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Thu, Mar 19
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Nostalgia Alley: Frank Sinatra Duets

This presentation will feature Frank Sinatra duets with top entertainers including Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Bing Crosby, among others. Q&A will follow.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Thu, Mar 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Passover Seder

Join us and share a beautiful and meaningful Seder led by Rabbi Gary Katz with your friends. A delicious, traditional meal will be served.

Wed, Apr 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Senior Prom

It’s not just for teenagers! Dance the day away and sparkle at the Senior Prom. Socialize with friends, enjoy the music, take photos and share a wonderful afternoon with your families, grandchildren and friends. Open to only SAC and ARC members and their families.

Sun, Apr 19
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Batya Barselay Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration

Come celebrate Israel’s 66th Independence Day and dance with us to the beat of Moshe! This program is in memory of our esteemed colleague, Batya Barzelay.

Thu, Apr 23
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

A Conversation with Zoe & Her Cello

Zoe is one of the most in-demand versatile, solo cellists and returns to do a cello recital with a variety of music from different genres including pop, jazz, classical & beyond. Zoe’s fun, interactive cello concerts are known for her wonderful surprises; so don’t miss the uplifting and memorable experience of a “Zoe event.”


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Wed, Apr 29
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Arts and Industry

The Industrial Revolution in Europe is famous for changing the way goods were produced and distributed. It also revolutionized the ways artists represented the world. Romantic painters wanted to preserve a vision of nature and society in which individual perception was more important than standardization and productivity. French Impressionists used a new invention, oil paints in tubes, to go outside the studio and capture images that were dramatically different from the photographs taken by newly invented cameras. Katie Janssen will show examples of ways that artists have used new technologies to celebrate, or to criticize, our industrial world.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Thu, Apr 30
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Ziegfeld Girls

“A pretty girl is like a melody that haunts you day and night.” It was that haunting quality that made a Ziegfeld Girl. The Ziegfeld Follies ran from 1907-1931 and became an American Institution. Florence Ziegfeld glorified the American Girl and made her a symbol of the modern independent woman. Marty will talk about Irving Berlin, Anna Held, Justine Johnston, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Fanny Brice, Joseph Urban and Ruth Etting.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Wed, May 6
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Spring Concert featuring David Aaron

Our favorite bandleader David Aaron and his trio will perform a live concert featuring music from around the world. Wear your dancing shoes and celebrate the start of Spring with your friends.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Wed, May 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Nostalgia Alley: Bob Hope - The Road to Laughter

This presentation will features the greatest moments from Bob Hope’s best loved movie classics. Q&A will follow.


Free for all members and nonmembers.


Thu, Jun 4
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    
For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

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