The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS - Ten Programs to Enjoy in September

Posted on August 21, 2023

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties continues to showcase unique and entertaining programs in September. Jot down the dates and plan to participate in these 10 fun, interactive and creative activities.

DIY Container Gardening

Tuesday, September 5 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Embrace your green thumb and join an informative session on creating and maintaining your own manageable container garden. Beautify your porch, deck, balcony or a sunny space indoors with flowers and veggies. Also, learn about planning and planting flower bulbs for a spectacular spring show. RSVP by Sept. 1.

Positivity Project: Morning Refresh

Thursday, September 7 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 Sept. 5.

The Village Movie Society

Tuesday, September 12 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join Village Film Enthusiast and Historic Cinematic Buff Tom Celandine and Tina Serota for a discussion about the movie, Gentlemen’s Agreement, starring Gregory Peck and John Garfield. The story centers on a journalist’s assignment for a high profile magazine to write an expose about antisemitism. The reporter pretends to be Jewish and experiences bigotry first-hand. This movie is available on DVD from the Margate & Ventnor libraries or may be viewed on Prime Video or Apple TV. RSVP by Sept. 8.

Lunch Around Town

Wednesday, September 13 from 12pm to 1:30pm

Enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends and neighbors while supporting a local restaurant. This month, we’ll dine at Sapore, 6501 Ventnor Avenue in Ventnor. Come prepared for good food and fun conversation. Order off the menu. Pay individually. RSVP by Sept. 8.

Evening Yoga with Candace

Monday, September 18 from 7:15pm to 8pm – New Time!

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 Sept. 13.

Comfort Cooking: Light & Delicious Early Fall Favorites

Tuesday, September 19 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join Bernadette Getzler as she takes a food journey using farm fresh ingredients. You’ll learn to cook your favorite early autumn recipes in new and inventive ways by taking existing ingredients and substituting healthier options. Learn to view comfort food in a whole new way! RSVP by Sept. 13.

Positivity Project: Evening Retreat

Wednesday, September 20 from 7pm to 7:30pm

Join JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Tina Serota for an evening retreat. Shed the cares of the day and prepare for a restful night. We’ll cover a wide range of topics including self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, and resiliency. RSVP by Sept. 18.

Coffee Klatch

Thursday, September 21 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 Tina Serota. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by Sept. 18.

Memoir Workshop

Friday, September 22 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. Learn about publishing your work. You need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. Attend in-person at the Katz JCC Boardroom, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate or from home via Zoom. For Zoom, a link will be emailed to you. RSVP by Sept. 19.

Village Goes to the JCC Active Adult & Senior Expo

Friday, September 29 from 10am to 2pm

Celebrate the older adult community at the JCC Active Adult & Senior Expo. Connect with neighbors and friends in a welcoming atmosphere while learning about programs, resources and services tailored to your lifestyle. There will be Active Aging Vendors, Health & Wellness Screenings, Flu Shots, COVID Boosters & Other Vaccines, and Giveaways. This expo takes place at the Katz JCC, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate. Admission is free.

Unless noted, all programs are free to participate. You must RSVP for any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or 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.