Provided/Jewish Family Service Village Community Specialist Tina Serota.

MARGATE – Senior citizens can enjoy 10 interactive, informative and entertaining virtual and in-person programs in February, offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties. Plan to invite your friends, family, and neighbors to participate in these activities.

Village Film Society,nTuesday, Feb. 7 10:30 a.m.

Join Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for a discussion about the Emmy-nominated documentary, Pray Away, in which former leaders of the ‘pray the gay away’ movement contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions. The documentary follows a survivor who seeks healing and acceptance from over a decade of trauma. This film can be viewed on Netflix. RSVP by Feb. 2.

BINGO, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 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 payable prior to Feb. 6.

How to Harness the Power of the Digital Age & Its Importance to Seniors, Thursday, Feb. 9 10:30 a.m.

From on-line healthcare visits to banking, social and educational programs to reading the grandkids bedtime stories on Zoom, a whole new world of connectivity evolved over the years. Join Village to Village CEO Barbara Sullivan, and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota, for a lively discussion and learn helpful tips on harnessing the power of your cell phone, iPad, and computer to make technology easier and more user-friendly for you. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or via Zoom. RSVP by Feb. 2.

Memoir Workshop: Hybrid, Friday, Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history, and ancestry at the Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Professor of Creative Writing, Harriet Levin Millan. Learn about publishing your work. You’ll need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or via Zoom. RSVP by Feb. 6.

Comfort Cooking Healthy & Delicious: Valentine’s Day with a Twist, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m.

Join Bernadette Getzler, healthy eating and gardening guru, as she takes you on a food journey using farm fresh ingredients. You’ll learn about cooking for Valentine’s Day in new and creative ways by taking existing ingredients and substituting healthier options. RSVP by Feb. 10.

Positivity Project: Evening Retreat, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m.

Join JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for an evening retreat. Shed the cares of the day and prepare for a restful night. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, and resiliency. RSVP by Feb. 10.

Coffee Klatch: Hybrid, Thursday, Feb. 16. 10:30 a.m.

Your world in 60 minutes! Join a fast-paced discussion on politics, technology, world events, arts, religion, and more. Moderated by Tina Serota. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or via Zoom. RSVP by Feb. 9.

Lunch Around Town, Friday, Feb. 17, 12 p.m.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends and neighbors while supporting a local restaurant. This month, we’ll dine at Bocca Coal Fired Bistro, 7805 Ventnor Avenue in Margate. Come prepared for good food and fun conversation with good friends. Order off the menu. Pay individually. RSVP by Feb. 10.

Evening Yoga with Candice, Monday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.

Join Candice Martin for a Yoga class via Zoom. Find balance and tranquility while experiencing mental, physiological and spiritual rejuvenation as you enjoy quiet stillness and gentle body moves that burn off excess energy. Wind down to a deeper state of relaxation and prepare for your evening rest. RSVP by Feb. 16.

Village Trivia Challenge, Thursday, Feb. 23, 4 p.m.

Test your knowledge and compete for the top prize from over 6,000 possible questions! 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 Feb. 20.

Unless noted, all programs are free to participate. You must RSVP for any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609-287-8872 or [email protected]. A Zoom link will be emailed to you. Mask encouraged for in-person events. T

he Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults age 50+. The program provides intergenerational events, transportation, grocery shopping and delivery, Kosher Meals on Wheels and more.

For information or to join The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, contact Tina Serota at 609-287-8872 or [email protected] or visit jfsvillagebytheshore.org.

 

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

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