Ring in the New Year with These Six Programs Presented by The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS

Posted on December 19, 2023

Lets kick-off the new year with six unique, interactive and entertaining in-person and virtual programs in January offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS). Plan to invite your friends, family and neighbors to participate in these programs.

Positivity Project: Morning Refresh

Thursday, January 4 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Start your day in an upbeat way! Explore positivity with JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota. You’ll learn ways to boost wellness – mind, body and soul. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation and resiliency. RSVP by January 2.

The Village Film Society

Tuesday, January 9 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join Village Film Enthusiast and Historic Cinematic Buff Tom Celandine and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for a discussion about the movie, Maestro, which chronicles the complicated lifelong relationship of legendary conductor/composer Leonard Bernstein and his wife, Felicia Montealegre Bernstein. Nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture, the film stars Bradley Cooper who has been nominated for Best Actor and Best Director. The movie can be viewed on Netflix, streamed for free on Plex and Tubi, and rented or purchased on Google Play or Vudu. RSVP by January 7.

Lunch Around Town

Wednesday, January 10 from 12pm to 1:30pm

Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends while supporting a local restaurant. This month, we’ll dine at Bocca Coal Fired Bistro, located at 7805 Ventnor Avenue in Margate. Come prepared for good food and conversation. Order off the menu and pay individually. RSVP by January 5.

Memoir Workshop

Friday, January 12 from 10:30am to 12pm

Experience the thrill of capturing your 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. You need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. RSVP by January 8.

Positivity Project: Evening Retreat

Wednesday, January 17 from 7pm to 7:30pm

Join JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for an evening retreat. Shake off the chilly January days and prepare for a restful sleep. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, resiliency and more. RSVP by January 15.


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Coffee Klatch

Thursday, January 18 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Your world in 60 minutes! Join a fast-paced discussion on politics, technology, world events, arts, religion and more. Also, there will be an update on the war with Israel and the increase of antisemitism. Moderated by Tina Serota. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or via Zoom and a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by January 15.

Unless noted, all programs are free to participate. You must RSVP for any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or tserota@jfsatlantic.org. 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 & Delivery, Intergenerational Events, Transportation, Kosher Meals on Wheels and more.