The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS Programs in July
Posted on June 22, 2023
The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service offers cool programs during the hot summer season. Here’s your chance to participate in nine fun, unique and entertaining programs in July.
Village Film Society
Tuesday, July 11 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Join Village Community Specialist Tina Serota for a discussion about the motion picture, The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. The classic comedy showcases a gay cabaret owner and his drag queen partner who strive to pass themselves off as a straight couple so their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s ultraconservative parents portrayed by Dianne Wiest and Gene Hackman. The film can be viewed via internet (computer, iPad, smart phone) on tubitv.com. RSVP by July 5.
Lunch Around Town
Wednesday, July 12 from 12pm to 1:30pm
Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends and neighbors while supporting a local restaurant. This month, we’ll dine at Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse, 650 New Road in Somers Point. Come prepared for good food and fun conversation. Order off the menu. Pay individually. RSVP by July 7.
Positivity Project: Morning Refresh
Thursday, July 13 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 July 3.
Village Goes to the Ventnor Farmers Market
Friday, July 14 from 8:30am to 12pm
Come visit or volunteer to assist at the Village informational table at the Ventnor Farmers Market, located on New Haven and Atlantic Avenues in the St. James Church parking lot. Meet, greet and share your enthusiasm for Village events and services as you enjoy sunshine, sea air and an opportunity to shop from local farmers and vendors. Admission is free.
Comfort Cooking: Light & Delicious
Tuesday, July 18 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Join Bernadette Getzler, healthy eating and gardening guru, as she takes you on a food journey using farm fresh ingredients. You’ll learn to cook your favorite summer recipes in new and creative ways by taking existing ingredients and substituting healthier options. RSVP by July 13.
Positivity Project: Evening Retreat
Wednesday, July 19 from 7pm to 7:30pm
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 July 13.
Thursday, July 20 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. Moderated by Village Community Specialist Tina Serota. This month, the program will be available via Zoom only. RSVP by July 17.
Friday, July 21 from 10:30am to 12pm
Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history, and ancestry at the Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Director of Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing, Harriet Levin Millan. Learn about publishing your work. You need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. This month, the program will be available via Zoom only. RSVP by July 17.
Evening Yoga with Candace
Monday, July 24 from 7pm to 8pm
Join Candace 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 July 20.
Unless noted, all programs are free to participate. You must RSVP for any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A Zoom link will be emailed. The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults age 50+. The program provides Intergenerational Events, Transportation, Grocery Shopping & Delivery, Kosher Meals on Wheels and more.
(Left to right): Jewish Family Service staff Valerie Braunstein and Tina Serota hosted a Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore table at the Ventnor Farmer’s Market on June 16 with friendly pup, Izzy. Attendees picked up information about the Village, JFS programs and services and volunteer opportunities. Staff will be back at the farmers market on July 14. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)