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Experience Our Wonderful Adult Programming for All Ages

The Alper JCC offers a variety of programs and activities for adults to enjoy and learn while socializing with family and friends–-old and new.

Our Senior Adult Program offers stimulating and enjoyable activities for adults in their seventies and up three days a week.

There are also many programs that offer enrichment & support on an ongoing basis. These include wonderful Special Events that allow you to learn and expand your experiences.

For more information on adult programming, please contact Ilene Primack.

Download Blank Class Registration form or register online for some classes.

Special Events

Create Your Own Fun & Easy Challah Cover
Thursday, Nov. 2nd, 1–2:30 p.m.
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Bldg. #4

Make a beautiful challah cover that is fun and simple using Sharpie markers and alcohol on cotton material. Sounds a tad fantastical,  but you’ll end up with an amazing piece of art for your table. Don’t worry, patterns will be provided using traditional Jewish symbols that can be easily traced onto the material or you may create your own unique design.  This project is so easy and clever that you won’t want to stop creating. 


Miami Cancer Support Network Presents Guest speaker:
Rosanna de Guzman, Certified Pilates Teacher & Core Dynamics Pilates Trained 
Wednesday,  October 18  • 7-9 pm
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Building #4

The class is designed to delight the artist or child within through music, movement and playful improvisations as well as to strengthen the physical body using Pilates exercises sitting on a chair. Special emphasis on correct alignment and progressive buildup of technique provide the class foundation. In addition, popular choreography from musicals and various dance styles from salsa to samba to charleston and other dance styles serve as inspiration for class routines . The class is perfectly suited for anyone recovering from an illness or injury or anyone who loves exercising through dance. The goal is to enrich our lives through play and dance. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome! For reservations please contact


Miami Cancer Support Network Presents: Personalized Medicine: Are we there yet?
Guest speaker: Facilitator: Nurse Adrienne Vazquez, MSN ACNP-BC AOCNP®Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Survivorship & Precision Medicine Program
Wednesday, November 15  • 7-9 pm
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Building #4

Welcome to the dawn of genome-guided, individualized oncology. Precision oncology focuses on matching the most accurate and effective treatment to each individual cancer patient based on the genetic profile of the cancer and the individual. It also incorporates the unique psychosocial needs of the cancer patient…. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!  For reservations please contact

Medicare Seminar by Matthew Gold
Thur. Nov. 16  — 10:30-11:30 am
Futernick Family Art Gallery

As a Medicare Advisor, Matthew breaks down the options, benefits, and overabundance of information, into bite size pieces so everyone can understand.  In this meeting, be prepared to learn the basics of Medicare and the Medicare process, and the choices that are available to you, including Medicare Supplements also known as Medi-Gap policies and Medicare Advantage programs.  Matthew Gold earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Florida. He then went on to earn an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.  Matthew has quite a diverse background, as he has experience working in the Banking, Mortgage and Food Industries.  Today, Matthew spends his time helping seniors cut through the maze we call Medicare.  Please reserve your space by contacting or 305.271.9000 x.264 No charge

Ongoing Support & Enrichment

Women's Group

Mondays, Oct. 9 & 23  Nov. 6 & 20
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Bldg. #4

If you are at the point in your life when you have time on your hands and would like to meet new women, then this might be for you! Twice monthly we meet to share experiences, thoughts, passions and camaraderie. This group has been the foundation for many new friendships, travels and adventures. Meeting facilitated by Dr. Barbara Stoler. No charge. 


Grandparents Raising Grandkids

Tuesdays, Oct. 3 & 17  Nov. 7 & 21
10am - Noon
Reading Room, Admin Building #3

We know that life is filled with many challenges, but more and more grandparents have now been given the extra challenge of raising their grandchildren. Come join other grandparents in this same situation and share your experiences, resources and wisdom. This group is facilitated by Dr. Barbara Stoler. No Charge


Meditate On It – For Beginners

Wednesdays, Oct. 11 & 25  Nov. 8 & 22
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Building #4

Today, more and more people are using meditation to diminish the stress we all confront every day. If you’ve never tried it, fear not! We’ll show you how to relax, quiet your mind and try to become calmer, more focused and clearer thinking. It’s so easy to do you’ll wonder why you never tried it before. We invite you to drop into our small group as we utilize various guided meditations and share experiences. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a towel, mat or meditation chair. Suggested donation $5.


Contemporary News & Views

Mondays, 10am - Noon  
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Bldg. #4

There’s a lot going on in the world and we bet you have a lot to say about it! Would you like to meet new people and discuss what is going on in the world? You may discuss local, national or global events and trends. Bring in newspaper and magazine stories that you would like to share for some lively discussions. No charge.


For up-to-date information on adult programs and groups, please contact Ilene Primack



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