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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. To register for any of these programs, call the J at (413) 739-4715 or stop by the front desk.

Please note: All in-person programs will be socially distanced and all participants will be required to wear masks.

Contact

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

Book Club

Monday, November 1, 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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Walking Club

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 AM (weather permitting) - Join Adult Director Bev Nadler and a member of the Health and Wellness staff for an invigorating spring walk departing from the…

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Still Traveling: Breathtaking Barcelona

Mondays, October 4 - 25 (4 weeks), 2:00 - 3:15 PM - James Sokol will whisk you away for an "armchair adventure" to the beautiful, vibrant, colorful city of Barcelona.…

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Art and Artists: Masters of Madrid’s Prado

Tuesdays, October 5 - 26 (4 weeks), 2:00 - 3:15 PM - James Sokol will whisk you away for an "armchair adventure" to learn about the Spanish masters of painting,…

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Exploring Broadway: “I Want” Songs

Thursdays, October 7 - 28 (4 weeks), 4:00 - 5:30 PM - Dancer, choreographer, and director Bob Fosse said that most songs fall into two categories: "I Want" songs and…

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Good Stock Farm Dinner Cooking Class

Thursday, October 28, 6:00 - 10:00 PM - Join us for a demonstration cooking class and learn how to make an impressive dinner with celebrated chef, Sandy D'Amato. Cooking demonstration begins…

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Telling Your Story through Writing (Session I)

Mondays, September 27 - November 15 (8 Weeks), 10:00 - 11:30 AM - Do you have stories just waiting to be written, but you're not sure how to start? Join our…

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Adult Group Swim Lessons – Beginner

Mondays, October 4 - December 6 (No Classes October 11 and November 22) (8 Weeks), 5:30 - 6:15 PM - Learn to swim in a safe environment with a small…

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Pickleball 101

Wednesdays, October 6 - 27 (4 Weeks), 9:30 - 10:30 AM - You may have heard of pickleball...but what is it? Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of…

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Here +54: From the Smithsonian to Soweto, Arts of the African Americas and Africa

Tuesdays, September 28 - November 16 (8 Weeks), 6:30 - 8:00 PM - This eight-part lecture series is an introduction to the visual art of African American artists and makers, as…

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Modern Perspectives on the American Civil War

Mondays, October 4 - November 1 (5 Weeks), 6:30 - 8:30 PM - This class will explore the American Civil War through a modern lens. We'll draw parallels between the…

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Adult Group Swim Lessons – Intermediate

Wednesdays, October 6 - December 1 (No Class November 24) (8 Weeks), 5:30 - 6:15 PM - Learn to swim in a safe environment with a small group of adults.…

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To the Glory of the Divine…To the Folly of Mankind

Wednesdays, October 13 - November 17 (6 Weeks), 10:00 - 11:30 AM - From the age of the Pharaohs to the 20th Century, explore the art, history, and architectural marvels of…

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Back in Balance

Wednesdays, October 20 and 27 (2 Weeks), 10:30 - 11:30 AM - Do you have a fear of falling or often feel off-balance, resulting in limitations to the activities you enjoy?…

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Mixed Media Mosaics

CANCELLED - Create your very own mixed media mosaic by exploring a wide variety of materials including glass, metal, stone, wood, plastic, and paints, and use resin as an extremely…

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Telling Your Story through Writing (Session II)

Mondays, November 29 - December 20 (4 Weeks), 10:00 - 11:30 AM - Do you have stories just waiting to be written, but you're not sure how to start? Join…

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