Join us for a new class: Tai Chi for Arthritis, starting . Mar. 2nd at AM. Kathleen O'Hanlon, certified instructor, will conduct this evidence based class for 16 consecutive weeks through June. For more information and registration, please call the senior center office: 718-549-4700.
Ling Tang, gifted Chinese dancer/educator will present a mini-lecture on Chinese culture followed by a Chinese dance class on Thurs. Mar. 2nd from 1 – 2:30 PM. Chinese culture/dance will meet every Thurs. afternoon from March through June culminating in an interactive performance with live music. This course is funded by a SU CASA grant from NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs and administered by Dancewave.
Wei Tang, master Calligrapher, will instruct Chinese calligraphy starting on Mon. Mar. 6thas part of the Chinese Cultural arts project at JASA Van Cortlandt Sr. Center. This class will meet on Monday afternoons from March through June from 1 – 2:30 PM. Please call the senior center office 718-549-4700 to pre- register for either or both of these classes.
Sun. Mar. 5th: Make Up : Lunch of shake & bake chicken or sole fillet at followed by performance by: Cantando Asi, Lisa, Josue and Angel Trio, Spanish guitar/vocals/flamenco dance at . Refreshments will be served. Recommended senior meal contribution: $3.00 and event contribution: $2.00. Please call the senior center office 718-549-4700 for meal reservations by: .
*Health & Relaxation w/Kathleen continues on th & 22nd at . Kathleen, a certified Yoga instructor, will health information along gentle routine of breathing stretching until . Kosher lunch of turkey meatloaf or tuna salad will be served on 3/8 at 12:15 PM.Recommended senior meal contribution: $2.00 and class contribution: $1.00. Please call the senior center office 718-549-4700 for meal reservations by .
*New Movement class with Judy Farnum, certified fitness instructor, continues on th at . This class combines low impact aerobics with easy-to-follow exercise routines as a fun way to 'get moving' to a wide variety of music including Classic Retro Pop, Latin Rhythms, Global Beats and more!
On , Tania Collazo, JASA Floating Kitchen Supervisor, will conduct a *Healthy Cooking Demonstration at . Tania will demonstrate a healthy and easy dessert.Recommended senior meal contribution: $2.00 and event contribution: $1.00. Please call the senior center office 718-549-4700 for meal reservations by: .
On th, enjoy the healing sound of *Mbira (“im • BEER • uh”) music by Nora and Susan of mbiraNYC. They will play spiritual energizing thumb-piano music of Zimbabwe.Interactive singing, clapping and moving is encouraged. A nutritious kosher lunch of Italian roast chicken or gefilte fish loaf will be served at 718-549- 4700 for meal reservations by Tues. Mar. 7. Senior meal contribution is $2.00 and event contribution: $1.00. Refreshments will be served. Please call the senior center office at th.
Celebrate Purim with Hagit and family on Thurs. Mar. 16th. Join the MMCC 4 yr old classes for a retelling of the Purim tale, songs and dance at . After a festive lunch of honey lemon chicken or tilapia, Hagit and family will provide popular and classical musical entertainment.Senior meal contribution is $2.00 and event contribution: $1.00. Refreshments will be served. Please call the senior center office at 718-549- 4700 for meal reservations by th.
Sun. Mar. 26th:Make Up Day: Lunch of sole fillet or stuffed cabbage at plus 50's & 60's folk and ethnic music by the NY Troubadours at . Senior meal contribution is $3.00 and event contribution: $2.00. Refreshments will be served. Please call the senior center office at718-549- 4700 for meal reservations by .
Member Cecile Lumer will present part II of her Asian Travelogue on Mon. Mar. 27th at .She toured Japan, N. & So. Korea, China and Mongolia last fall and will share her experiences and photos. Lunch of beef hamburger or turkey salad will be served at . Recommended senior meal contribution:$2.00 and event : $1.00. Please call the senior center office at 718- 549- 4700 for meal reservations by .
Shopping trip to Fairway in Pelham Manor on st. Thea Reznik, RN, will provide tips on how to read food labels and will accompany the group. Call the office 718-549-4700 to pre-register by th. Mini-coach bus provided through a health grant from CM Cohen. A bagel breakfast will be served.
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Passover Model Seder at followed by a festive meal of Rosemary roast chicken, roasted potatoes and beets w/onions at . Klezmer music by Doug Leblang, keyboard/vocals and Debra Kreisberg, clarinet at .
All meals at JASA Van Cortlandt Senior Center are catered by Mauzone (kosher) Meal Service. We offer a daily alternate choice of entree. Please call the senior center office to request the alternative meal choice between . Refreshments are served at all special events.
Note: *New Classes/Activities: Health & Relaxation, Movement I, Healthy
Cooking demonstrations and Healing mbira Music are funded by a generous Health Initiative grant from CM Andrew Cohen.
We are located on the first floor of the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center at 3880 Sedgwick Ave. 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 legislative grants from Council Member Andrew Cohen and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.