Saturday, January 25, 2014

Upcoming Cultural and Recreational Events at JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Centenal events at r in February 2014:

  On Tues. Feb. 4th, Latinos al Frente group will host guest speaker David Badillo, Associate Professor of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies at Lehman College, who will present "The Changing Face of NYC Immigrants: Past, Present, and Future” at 1PM.

 David Badillo has written on U.S. Latino history. His teaching interests also include Mexican migration, Puerto Rican history, and Caribbean music. He has published Latinos and the New Immigrant Church (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006) as well as over fifteen journal articles and chapters in edited volumes on themes encompassing religion, urbanization, and civil rights.

  On Tues. Feb. 11th, Richard Kagan will conduct a book discussion on The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak at 1:00 PM. Richard is an avid reader since childhood. He moderated phone chats for home bound seniors as part of the Queens Library Mail-a-Book program and led book discussions with this group.

  Wed. Feb. 12th: Nutrition Talk on “Valentine's Day and Healthy Snacking” by Amelia Jalandoni, RD at 11:15 AM.

  Fri. Feb. 14th: Celebrate Valentine's Day with a Broadway and cabaret concert by soprano Carol Vinson at 1:00 PM. Ms. Vinson will perform songs by Irving Berlin, Richard Rogers, Burton Lane, Jule Styne and George Gershwin.

  Sun. Feb. 16th: Don’t miss the Dancing Crane Georgian Performing Art Company’s dazzling performance at 1:00 PM. They present dances and songs from all regions of Georgia including mountain dances with swords, elegant court dances and refined women’s dances, all in authentic costumes. A delicious meal of Chicken Chow Mein will be served at 12:15 PM. Please reserve in advance for the meal by calling the center office 718-549-4700 by Feb. 12th.

  Thurs. Feb. 20th: Sonya Mittelman, Esq. will speak about wills, trusts and health care proxies at 1:00 PM.

  Tues. Feb. 25th: Visit the Hispanic Society with Latinos al Frente group. Call the center for more information and reservations.

  Wed. Feb. 26th: Celebrate February birthdays with Gregory Press, keyboard player at 1:00 PM.

For more information about these events, please call the center office at 718-549-4700.

  A nutritious kosher lunch is served at 12:15 PM daily. Please call the center office for specific menu information. An alternate meal choice is available daily. Senior meal contribution is $2.25. Non-senior guest fee is $6.15. Please call in meal reservations 3 - 5 days in advance to the office: 718-549-4700.

  JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center offers Senior Fitness on Mon. AM, Exercise or Tai Chi on Tues. AM, Gentle Exercise on Wed. AM , Flowing Yoga on Wed. PM, Yoga on Thurs. AM and Tone & Stretch on Fri. AM. All exercise instructors are certified. Call the center at 718-549-4700 for dates and times of these classes.

  All meals at JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center are catered by Mauzone (kosher) Meal Service. We offer a daily alternate choice of main dish. Refreshments are served at every cultural arts and/or celebratory event.

  We are located in the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center at 3880 Sedgwick Ave. (on the first floor). Take the Bronx #1, 2 or 10 bus to the intersection of Sedgwick Ave. and Van Cortlandt Ave. West. For more information, please call the center office at 718-549-4700.

 JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center is funded by NYC Dept. for the Aging, UJA- Federation of NY and by special grants from City Council and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

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