Village by the Shore Programs in September

Posted on August 21, 2021

In September, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties will continue to showcase unique and entertaining activities with Village by the Shore virtual programs. Here’s your chance to participate with friends, family members and neighbors while continuing to socialize safely at home.

The Positivity Project

Thursday, September 9 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Explore positivity during challenging times with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Membership Director Tina Serota. Monthly topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, resiliency and more. Time to feed your mind and spirit. RSVP by September 3.

The Village Movie Society

Tuesday, September 14 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join theater teacher and coach Louise Marshall Hacker and Village Membership Director Tina Serota for a lively discussion about the motion picture, Fatherhood, the story about a father raising his infant daughter after the unexpected death of his wife a day after childbirth. This film is available on Netflix. RSVP by September 10.

Memoir Workshop

Friday, September 17 from 10:30am to 12pm

Now is the time to tell your story like you’ve never told it before. Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history, ancestry and more. Also, learn more about publishing your work from Drexel University Professor of Creative Writing and published author, Harriet Levin Millan. You must have a laptop or pen and paper. RSVP by September 10.

Coffee Klatch

Thursday, September 23 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.” Share your thoughts on politics, technology, world events, the arts and more. This program is moderated by JFS Village by the Shore Membership Director Tina Serota. RSVP by September 20.

Ten Common Estate Planning & Elder Law Mistakes to Avoid

Monday, September 27 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Is your estate plan and long-term care plan right for you and your family? Attorney Chris Bratton will discuss 10 common estate planning and elder law mistakes that can easily be avoided with professional guidance and proper planning. There are many misconceptions and planning mistakes which can cost you and your loved ones thousands of dollars and heartache if not done properly or done at all. RSVP by September 20.

Village Trivia Challenge

Thursday, September 30 from 4pm to 5 pm

Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of fun and test your knowledge of science, geography, history, music, theatre, movies and more. Compete for the top prize with more than 6,000 possible questions. This program is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost is $5. Must RSVP and pay in advance by September 23.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free for community members 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.

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. For information or to join Village by the Shore, contact Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or or visit