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Life Lessons: The William & Margery Sadowsky Center for Adult Learning offers cultural, social educational and recreational programming aimed towards adults. Whether you’re looking to develop a new skill, challenge your mind or body, explore new areas, meet new people, or just have fun, you’ll want to be a part of the Adult Life Department programming.


Bev Nadler
Director of Adult Programs

JCC Book Club

Monday, October 5, 11:00 am - Are you an avid reader? Do you love to curl up with a good book? Would you like to find others who want to…

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Exploring Opera: Aria Ready?

Thursdays, October 1 - 22 (4 weeks), 4:00 - 5:30 pm - Explore different periods of opera history, from Baroque and Classical through the Romantic Period and Bel Canto to the Verismo and Modern.…

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Telling Your Story through Writing

Mondays, October 19 - December 7, 10:00 - 11:30 am - Do you have stories that are just waiting to be written, but you're not sure how to start? Join our…

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The Korean War PM

Mondays, October 19 - November 16, 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Learn about the many issues that flowed throughout the Cold War and discover the western dynamo that South Korea…

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The Korean War AM

Mondays, October 19 - November 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Learn about the many issues that flowed throughout the Cold War and discover the western dynamo that South Korea…

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The Unmaking of America: Lincoln, Davis, & the Crisis of Antebellum America

Wednesdays, October 7 - 21, 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Join us for a 3 week course examination of the lives and politics of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and the people…

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Growing up Jewish in Cuba: Experiencing Cuba Up Close and Personal

Thursday, November 12, 7:00 pm - Experience Cuba like never before with Miriam Levinson, Cuba expert and JCC travel professional. Learn what the past, present, and future of life is like…

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Plymouth and the Pilgrims at 400

Tuesdays, November 10 & 17, 7:00 - 8:30 pm - If you want to get beyond the myths and understand the Pilgrims and the Native Americans they met, join us to…

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They Did What? An Exploration of Painters and Their Canvases

Wednesdays, October 14 - November 18, 10:00 - 11:30 am - From the Baroque era to the 20th century, this series will touch upon the art of Caravaggio, Chardin, David,…

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Polish Art History: From Antiquity to Modern Times

Monday, October 5, 10:00 - 11:30 am - An online presentation of important Polish art, artists, and architectural sites from antiquity to modern times (3000 BCE to present). Instructor: Sue Urban…

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