Adult Programs

​​Are you an active adult interested in participating in outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, or cross-country skiing with friends? If so, please contact Sara Ewing at

Adult Education Programs

​​Schmooze & News


​Bring your favorite newspaper and join JCCNS Executive Director Marty Schneer (or other guest facilitators) to discuss big news stories of the day. Open to all. Refreshments served.

Day: Second Sunday of every month
Time: 10:30am

​​JCCNS Toastmasters Club

Always wanted to be a confident public speaker and strong leader? Toastmasters is the place for you! You’ll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace. Contact Sara Ewing for more information at or 781-476-9913.

Day: First and third Thursday of each month
Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Fee: $45 for a six month membership + one time $20 New Member fee

​​Lunch & Lea​rn

The JCCNS offers a monthly lecture on a variety of topics including art, politics, health, travel and history, followed by a delicious lunch. Advance registration required, 781-631-8330.

Day: Third Thursday of every month
Member $12/Community $15

​​Memories and Meaning

​​A monthly gathering for those experiencing memory loss and their caregivers to meet, socialize, and engage with a special guest each month. For more details contact Marla P. Meyer, LICSW, at or 781- 576-0860.

​​Torah Hub 2020:
Ethical Dialogue in Times of Polarization

FREE! Explore the Torah and the guidance and wisdom it offers with this popular adult learning series led by local rabbis and leaders. All sessions FREE and held at the JCCNS. Supported by CJP. RSVP to Sara Ewing at

Wednesday, April 29, 6:00PM – Resetting the Table session: Speaking Across Differences on Israel

Monday, May 18, 7:30PM Rabbi David Cohen-Henriquez: Red Brain/Blue Brain: The Kabbalah of the Conservative and Liberal Minds.

Click here for more information.

​​A Briefing Featuring Sarit Catz from CAMERA


Join Sarit Catz to learn how to identify media bias about Israel and recognize the truth versus misinformation.
Co-sponsored by CAMERA and the Lappin Foundation.
RSVP required to

Date: Thursday, April 2

​Journey to the Heart of your Soul: Awaken Your Power, Purpose and Path

​This six-week class weaves the science of Positive Psychology with Kabbalah, offering fertile ground and guidance for happiness and fulfillment. Supported by the Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund of the North Shore. Call 781-631-8330 to register.

Day: Tuesday (6 weeks)
Dates: 4/14-5/19
Time: 7:00pm-8:30PM
Fee: $75 members/$85 community
Instructor: Michele Tamaren

Arts & Culture

​Jazz & Lunch


Everyone is welcome to enjoy a live musical performance and share a delicious complimentary lunch at the JCCNS. RSVP to Sara Ewing at or 781-631-8330.

Day: First Monday of every month
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

​​Knitting Knights


Join us for fun evenings of knitting and chat in the JCCNS Women’s Health Center. All ability levels welcome.

Day: First Wednesday ​of Each Month
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

​Community Call to Acton against Antisemitism – Community Read

​As part of the Community Call-to-Action against Antisemitism, the JCCNS will host one of the many discussions about the book Antisemitism: Here and Now by Deborah E. Lipstadt. The first 25 people to register will receive a complimentary copy of the book, donated by Holocaust Legacy Foundation. There is a limit of one free book per family. RSVP to Sara Ewing at

Date: Thursday, May 14
Time: 7:00PM
Location: JCCNS

There will be a virtual presentation by Deborah Lipstadt for our community on May 19, 7:30PM, location TBD.

​​Release Your Inner Artist

​Join us for a one-day workshop to jump-start your passion for painting with a focus on value and composition. We will use pastels in class, however the approach applies to oils, acrylics, watercolor and other two-dimensional mediums. (Pastel experience is NOT required). A list of materials will be provided upon registration which you will be required to purchase on your own.
To register call 781-631-8330.

Date: Sunday, May 31
Time: 10:00AM-3:00PM
Fee: $100 members, $110 community
Instructor: Janet Schwartz

Everyone's Welcome

The JCCNS is a non-profit organization supported by active members and generous donors. Please support our community by making your tax-deductible gift today!