Village by the Shore Programs in May A Great Way to Stay Connected – Virtually

Posted on April 27, 2020

If you’re looking to enjoy some fun virtual programming and a chance to socialize while safely at home, then the Jewish Family Service Village by the Shore events are for you. In May, the Village will feature a host of interactive programs for your mind, body and creativeness.

The Positivity Project

Wednesday, May 6 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Chat with Village Membership Director Tina Serota for some positivity during these challenging times. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, purpose and well-being. Be prepared to share resources that you’ve found to be helpful.

A Healthier You

Tuesday, May 12 from 11am to 12pm

With limited grocery options and gyms closed, you can join JFS Nurse Educator Maggie Weaver for a workshop on healthy eating and home exercise. Be ready to move as we’ll practice a few stretches and activities to keep you active and healthy.

Memoir Workshop

Friday, May 15 from 1pm to 2:30pm

Capture the thrill of your life’s adventures, history, ancestry and more at our Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Professor of Creative Writing, Harriet Levin Millan. You must have a laptop or pen and paper to enjoy the full experience of the workshop.

Member Chat

Wednesday, May 20 from 11am to 12pm

We want to hear from you on how you’re keeping busy, safe and healthy. Say hello to JFS Care Supervisor Jamie Reichelt, Care Coordinator Jessica Jones and Village Membership Director Tina Serota for some conversation and updates.

Trash to Treasure Pencil Holder

Tuesday, May 26 from 11am to 11:30am

A fun workshop where you take household items and make a creative pencil holder. Led by Village member Becky Duer, you’ll need a clean soup can, pieces of material and ribbon and glue.

Coffee Klatch

Thursday, May 28 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Our world in 60 minutes! Insightful, animated and fast-paced conversation with friends spanning “both sides of the aisle and the middle.” You may share thoughts on politics, technology, world events, the arts and more. This program is moderated by JFS Village by the Shore Membership Director Tina Serota.

All community members are welcome to participate in these programs, so please invite your friends, family or neighbors. To participate in any of the programs, please RSVP to Tina Serota at 609.287.8872. A Zoom link or call-in phone number for each program will be e-mailed or provided to you.

Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults over the age of 50. The program provides care coordination, transportation, intergenerational events, Kosher meals and more. For information or to join the Village by the Shore, call Tina Serota at 609.822.1109 or visit