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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.

Contact

Bev Nadler
Director of Adult Programs
bnadler@springfieldjcc.org
413-739-4715

There She Blows!: Whaling and Whales in New England

Wednesdays, February 12 - 19 (2 weeks), 7:00 - 8:30 pm -  As the machinery of the Industrial Revolution transformed America, but before oilmen stuck derricks in the Texas soil,…

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Britain and Her Commonwealth Stand Alone

Thursdays, February 13 - March 12 (5 weeks), 10:00 am - 12:00 pm or 6:30 - 8:30 pm - It's seldom in history that one nation holds out against evil.…

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Zentangle: Collapsible Book

Wednesday, February 19, 6:30 - 9:00 pm - Do you secretly love to draw, but don't think that you have artistic talent? Relieve daily stress and increase focus and creativity…

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Drawing from the Heart

Thursdays, February 20 - March 19 (5 weeks), 7:00 - 9:00 pm -  Based on the Betty Edwards book Drawing on the Artist Within, students will explore ways to contemplate feelings,…

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Wednesdays, February 26 - April 1 (6 weeks), 10:00 - 11:30 am -  Dr. Sibelman will lecture about six of his favorite things, providing an eclectic, personal reflection on a…

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A Parent’s Guide to Navigating Youth and Collegiate Sport

Wednesdays, February 26 & March 4, 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Session I: Understanding the Benefits and Potential Problems in Youth Sports From grade school through the high school years,…

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Knitting – Session II

Tuesdays, February 25 - April 7 (7 weeks), 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - This class is for experienced knitters who want to choose their own project and receive support…

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Tradition Prevails! Explore “Fiddler on the Roof” in Yiddish

Thursdays, March 12 & 19, 7:00 - 8:30 pm -  First a Broadway success and then a  feature film, Fiddler on the Roof has been translated into many languages for audiences…

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JCC Book Club

Monday, March 2, 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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The Korean War

Mondays, March 23 - April 27 (5 weeks - no class April 13), 10:00 am -12:00 pm or 6:30 - 8:30 pm -  American leadership was truly tested after WWII…

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Sing Out Chorus

Mondays, March 9 - May 4 (8 weeks - no class April 20), 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Do you love to sing? Regardless of your level or vocal range,…

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First Course Bridge

Wednesday, March 25 - June 3 (10 weeks - no class April 15), 1:00 - 3:00 pm - This class is a survey course covering bidding, an introduction to declarer…

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Preventing and Treating Seasonal Allergies with Licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Amy Rothenberg, ND

Wednesday, March 18, 7:00 pm - Get a jump start on allergy season! Dr. Amy Rothenberg will share her insights and thoughts on the prevention and treatment of seasonal allergies…

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Local Architecture Styles

Tuesday, March 24, 7:00 pm - Can't tell a Queen Anne from a Craftsman? This introduction to local architecture may help! Changing design tastes over the past 300 years led…

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Writing as a Way to Healing

Thursday, March 26, 7:00 pm -  Are you struggling to put a difficult story on paper? Join Suzanne Strempek Shea for a talk on books that can help in the…

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Creating Passover and Easter Floral Centerpieces

Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 pm -  The creative team of Flowers, Flowers returns for another great program! Watch floral designers make different types of arrangements and get great ideas for…

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