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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.




Nacron Cancer Survivor Support Group

The program is made possible through the generosity of the Nacron Family. Lainey Nacron has said, "My husband Robert and I feel there is a tremendous need for cancer support systems in our community and we are delighted that the group is at the Alper JCC, where we have felt at home for many years."Since 2010, the Alper JCC has offered a unique program designed to help cancer survivors and their families. The Nacron Cancer Survivor Support Group meets in the JCC Art Gallery once per month, usually on the third Wednesday, for a free two-hour session covering an extensive range of topics.

Dates for 2019: Sept 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18

The group, overseen by Dr. Peggy Rios, has strong educational and social components fostering healthy living during and after cancer treatments. Appealing to a broad range of people affected by cancer, monthly topics may include:

  • Healthy Nutrition
    Photo: Cancer Support Group Presents
    Ikebana, The Calming Art of Flower Arranging
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Coping and Recovery
  • Cancer Transitions: Moving Beyond Treatment
  • Cognitive Effects of Chemo
  • Pain Management
  • Power of Gratitude
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Therapeutic Dance
  • Lymphedema
  • Recapturing Joy and Enthusiasm after cancer

The Alper JCC is pleased to offer a one- time complementary 3-month health center membership for non-member cancer survivors and their caregivers who attend the Nacron Cancer Survivor Support Group.
The JCC facility also offers a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, a Jr. Olympic size pool, basketball and tennis courts, baseball fields and a complete schedule of mostly free fitness classes to help people gain strength and aid in a healthy recovery.



Women's Group

Mondays, 12:15pm-1:30pm
Aug. 5 & 19, Sept. 9 & 23, Oct. 7 & 28, Nov. 11 & 25, Dec. 9 & 23
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, 10am - Noon
March 5 & 19, April 12 & 16, May 7 & 21

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, 10-11:00am
March 13 & 27 | April 10 & 24 | May 8 & 22, June 5
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

Every Monday, 10am - Noon  
Returns to the Futernick Art Gallery at the Alper JCC on August 19
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 current events and what is going on in the news? 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. 



Page Turner’s Book Club

Tuesdays, 10-11:30am | Dates: March 26, April 23, May 28
Futernick Family Art Gallery, Building #4
The book club will discuss a different book each month to be announced in advance. We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 10am in the Art Gallery, unless otherwise noted. The group is open to all, no charge, Phyllis Levy facilitator. 


For up-to-date information on adult programs and groups, please contact Ilene Primack at 305.271.9000 x264 or

11155 SW 112 Avenue, Miami FL 33176

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