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December 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

CFJE Cmtte Winter Mtg

CFJE Committee Winter Meeting

Location:
30 S. Wells St
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Scott Aaron
ScottAaron@cfje.org
312-673-3267


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Monday, December 10, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 12/18/2017 - 9/30/2019)

Open Game Room

Looking for a warm and welcoming space to play your favorite games, such as Canasta or Mah-Jongg? JCC Chicago offers free game rooms at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. You bring the games, we provide a room, tables and chairs. Food available for purchase at Once Upon a Bagel’s Grab and Go, located in the lobby.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Hillary Wenk
hwenk@jccchicago.org
224-406-9257


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Monday, December 10, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Mercaz Hanukkah Sing-Along

Join CJE SeniorLife for a special Hanukkah sing-along with Cantor Liz Berke from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Esther Craven at 773.508.1047 or Esther.Craven@cje.net.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Esther Craven
Esther.Craven@cje.net
773-508-1047


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Monday, December 10, 2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/8/2018 - 1/7/2019)

Coffee and Conversation: A Support Group for Holocaust Survivors

This weekly support group for Holocaust survivors addresses the challenges of aging, health concerns, family, relationships, planning for the future, holidays, and world events. Meets every Monday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sponsored by CJE SeniorLife and Jewish Child and Family Services. Free and open to Holocaust survivors; registration is required. Please call to confirm dates/times.

Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Holocaust Community Services
hcs@cje.net
773-508-1004


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Monday, December 10, 2018 2:35 PM - 3:35 PM

Walter Payton Jewish Student Connection

Jewish Student Connection is an afterschool club where teens can come together at their school to explore Jewish values and build connections! Club meets every Monday during Enrichment in Room 120. For more information about Walter Payton’s club, contact the club advisor Jessie Morris at jmorris@jccchicago.org
JSC operates in 17 schools across the Chicagoland area. Visit https://www.jccchicago.org/JSC for a complete list of schools. Contact Julie Minor if you want to start a club at your school!

Club meets in Room 120.


Location:
1034 N Wells St
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Jessie Morris
jmorris@jccchicago.org
847-763-3595


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Monday, December 10, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 12/18/2017 - 8/7/2019)

Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom has again become one of the most popular forms of dance. While some people appreciate its nod to nostalgic times, many dance for other reasons: It’s a great way to stay in shape. It has been proven to promote to keep the mind active and healthy. Most importantly, knowing how to dance provides confidence and a source of social enjoyment on the dance floor.

Our new ballroom dancing classes are run by Ballroom Chicago and founder Bob Urbon who teaches styles from Rumba to East Coast Swing.

Classes are conducted in 5-week progressive sessions designed to be a casual, fun remedy to the dreaded Two-Left-Feet syndrome. Couples are suggested.


Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Hillary Wenk
hwenk@jccchicago.org
224-406-9257


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Monday, December 10, 2018 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 10/29/2018 - 12/17/2018)

Women's Divorce Support Group

Intended for women going through the beginning stages of the divorce process, this group will cover topics such as self-care and how to manage the challenges of divorce.

Location:
255 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Tami Sollo, LCSW
TamiSollo@jcfs.org
847-412-4347


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Monday, December 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Iced Latte N' Learning

Come enjoy free ice cream, hangout with friends, meet some new ones and learn a little bit about a Jewish topic! Hope to see you there!

Location:
1347 Shermer Rd
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jeremy Schaecter
schaecterj@ncsy.org
310-691-0270


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Government Affairs Committee Meeting

Government Affairs Committee Meeting.

Location:
30 S Wells
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Pam Dierking
Pamdierking@juf.org
312-357-4876


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 10/23/2018 - 12/11/2018)

Healthy Steps in Motion: 8-Week Series

Healthy Steps in Motion is a free group exercise program (ideal for any fitness level) taught in eight 60-minute classes. The series is designed to reduce the risk of falling by building strength, balance and mobility. Each session includes a brief educational component, warm-up, balance and strength exercises, and cool down/stretching. Classes will be led by CJE SeniorLife Health Educators on Tuesdays, October 23 through December 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660. This program is free and open to the public; registration required. For more information or to register, call 773-769-1995.

Location:
St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church
5649 North Sheridan Road
Chicago IL, 60660


Contact:
Dave Dalton
edgewater@matherlifeways.com
773-769-1995


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, between 1/4/2018 - 1/8/2019)

Parkinson’s on the Move in Skokie

CJE’s free, specialized exercise program for people with Parkinson’s addresses weakened muscles, minimizes the risk of falls, and facilitates functional independence. Benefits can include better posture, improved coordination, and increased energy levels. The basic exercise class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. Program is free and open to the public; registration required.

Location:
Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation
9700 Gross Point Road
Skokie IL, 60076


Contact:
Cindy Pedersen
cindy.pedersen@cje.net
847-929-3022


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

jBaby Chicago Pop Up Playgroups | Sprout San Francisco

Have you ever wanted to try out a jBaby playgroup without the commitment?
jBaby Chicago is excited to offer pop up playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Join us to share stories, make new connections and try out a new play space together!


Location:
1943 W Division St,
Chicago IL, 60622


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3:05 PM - 4:05 PM

Oak Park River Forest Jewish Student Connection

Jewish Student Connection is an afterschool club where teens can come together at their school to explore Jewish values and build connections! Club meets every other Tuesday at 3:05 in Room 386. For more information about Oak Park River Forest’s club, contact the club advisor Jessie Morris at jmorris@jccchicago.org
JSC operates in 17 schools across the Chicagoland area. Visit https://www.jccchicago.org/JSC for a complete list of schools. Contact Julie Minor if you want to start a club at your school!

Club meets in Room 386.


Location:
201 Scoville Ave
Oak Park IL, 60302


Contact:
Jessie Morris
jmorris@jccchicago.org
847-763-3595