MARGATE – Plan to cool off from the hot summer sun and participate in The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service programs in July. Here’s your chance to enjoy 10 fun, interactive, thought provoking and creative programs.

Nurse’s Roundtable: Travel Guide for Seniors – Wednesday, July 6, 10:30 a.m.

Join Nurse Lori Pasahow and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for an in-depth discussion about the best places to visit whether travelling by vehicle, train, ship or plane. We’ll discuss staying at a chain hotel vs. Vrbo or private B&B, group travel vs. solo travel, what to pack for an easier and comfortable experience. Plus, we’ll share information on how to handle illness or accidents in another state or country, over-the-counter drugs to pack, medication refills, and how to obtain COVID-19 information from outside of New Jersey. Bring your experiences, questions and feelings about senior travel. RSVP by July 1.

The Positivity Project: Morning Refresh – Thursday, July 7, 10:30 a.m.

Start your day in an upbeat way! Explore positivity during challenging times with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Tina Serota. You’ll learn ways to boost your wellness – mind, body and soul. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, and resiliency. RSVP by July 1.

The Village Movie Society – Tuesday, July 12, 10:30 a.m.

Join Tina Serota for a discussion about the Oscar winning documentary, Bowling for Columbine, which was written, produced, directed and narrated by Michael Moore. The film explores the primary causes of the 1999 high school shooting and other acts of gun violence. We’ll take a deep dive into the nature of violence in the United States. The documentary is available on Tubi (free TV). RSVP by July 7.

BINGO – Wednesday, July 13, 1 p.m.

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. RSVP by July 7.

Memoir Workshop – Friday, July 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon

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. RSVP by July 11.

Comfort Cooking: Healthy & Delicious – Tuesday, July 19, 10:30 a.m.

Join Bernadette Getzler as she takes you on a food journey using fresh ingredients. Cook your favorite summer recipes in new and inventive ways by substituting healthier options. RSVP by July 13.

The Positivity Project: Evening Retreat – Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.

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. Time to feed your mind and your spirit. You’re going to love it! RSVP by July 13.

Coffee Klatch: Hybrid – Thursday, July 21, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Your world in 60 minutes! Join a fast-paced discussion on politics, technology, world events, the 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 July 14.

Evening Yoga with Candice – Monday, July 25, 7 p.m.

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 July 18.

Village Trivia Challenge – Thursday, July 28, 4 p.m.

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 July 21 to Tina Serota.

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

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.

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.