MARGATE – The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore will offer 11 interactive, informative and entertaining virtual and in-person programs in February.
Village Film Society, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6
Join Village Film Enthusiast and Historic Cinematic Buff Tom Celandine and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for a discussion about the movie, “Casablanca,” starring Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart. The Oscar winning motion picture is about a cynical expatriate American nightclub owner who struggles with deciding whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco. The movie can be viewed on Amazon Prime, YouTube, Max, Google Play, Apple TV, Vudu and DVD from the Margate and Ventnor libraries. RSVP by Feb. 2.
What Do You See? 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7
What do you see when you look at a painting? Join local award-winning artist Shirley Belitsky on a journey through color, technique and brushstrokes. She’ll explain how an artist uses design elements and principles of art to share life experiences. Light refreshments will be served. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 N. Jerome Ave. in Margate. RSVP by Feb. 2.
Memory Connections, 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12
Join Village Community Specialist Tina Serota, Alzheimer’s Association’s Mary Beth Lewis, Angelic Health’s Carolyn Johnson Peterson, Bratton Law Group’s Jen Hand, and UMC’s Michele Ercolani Musto for a caregivers only kick-off to the monthly Memory Connections gathering. This program focuses on how to have honest and caring conversations when a loved one begins to show signs of Dementia. Topics include driving, legal & financial planning, and medical appointments. Light refreshments will be served. Watch for programs throughout the year that feature a Caregivers support group and social activities for people living with Dementia. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate. RSVP by Feb. 6.
Valentine’s Day Lunch Around Town and Movie, noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14
Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends at Nucky’s Kitchen & Speakeasy, 5211 Ventnor Ave. in Ventnor. Following lunch, stroll into the Ventnor Square Theater, adjacent to the restaurant, and select a movie you would like to see. For lunch, order off the menu and pay individually. For the movie, purchase your ticket and any refreshments. Attend one or both events. RSVP by Feb. 9.
Throwback Thursday: Holocaust Survivors Synagogues of Atlantic County, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15
Join Executive Director of Board of Jewish Education of Atlantic & Cape May Counties Josh Cutler as he takes attendees on a tour of the rich Jewish history of Holocaust survivors and synagogues in Atlantic County. Enjoy an interactive presentation packed with nostalgic stories and photographs. Light refreshments will be served. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 N. Jerome Ave., in Margate. RSVP by Feb. 12.
Memoir Workshop, 10:30-noon Friday, Feb. 16
Experience the thrill of capturing life’s adventures, history and ancestry with the Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Director of Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing Harriet Levin Millan. A laptop or pen and paper needed for the workshop. Via Zoom only and a link will be emailed. RSVP by Feb. 13.
Mahjong and Canasta Brunch, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21
Join friends and neighbors for a delightful afternoon of strategic game play, vibrant conversations and a delectable brunch. This program the Katz JCC Auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Ave. in Margate provides a perfect day of socializing, competition and fun. Cost: $20 for Village and JCC members and $23 for non-members. To participate, kindly RSVP to Bridget Giblin at 609-822-1167 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Positivity Project: Evening Retreat, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21
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 sleep. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, resiliency and more. RSVP by Feb. 19.
Coffee Klatch: Hybrid, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22
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 N. Jerome Ave. in Margate or via Zoom and a link will be emailed. RSVP by Feb. 19.
Memory Café: Ocean City, 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 27
Caregivers are invited to join Village and UMC representatives in a Dementia friendly space. Experience creativity and social connections through art, music, gentle movements and more. Attend in-person at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. in Ocean City. RSVP by Feb. 20.
Throwback Thursday: Reform & Conservative Synagogues of Atlantic City and Downbeach, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29
Join Josh Cutler as he takes attendees on a tour of the rich Reform and Conservative synagogues in Atlantic City and Downbeach. You’ll enjoy an interactive presentation packed with nostalgic stories and photographs. Light refreshments will be served. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 N. Jerome Ave. in Margate. RSVP by Feb. 26.
Unless noted, all programs are free to participate. RSVP for any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609-287-8872 or email@example.com. A Zoom link will be emailed.
The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults age 50+. The program offers grocery shopping and delivery, intergenerational events, transportation, Kosher Meals on Wheels and more.