Adult Programs

​​JCCNS Adult Program​s

​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

​JCCNS Lecture Series

The JCCNS lecture series invites interesting speakers from the worlds of politics, finance and the arts to share their stories and perspectives. Stay tuned for list of upcoming speakers and dates.

​Schmooze & News

Bring your favorite newspaper and discuss big news stories of the day. Open to all. Refreshments served.

Day: Second Sunday of every month
Time: 10:45am

​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: 3rd Friday of every month
Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Fee: $12 per person

​Torah Hub

Explore the Torah and the universal guidance and wisdom it offers with this popular adult learning series led by area Rabbis. Click here for more information.

Arts & Culture


Learn to speak Hebrew! For beginners and intermediates. To register call 781-631-8330.

Day: Thursday (10 Classes)
10/10-12/19, no class 11/28
Member $175/Community $200
Inat Irelander/Rachel Jacobson

​Concert on the Hill - New!

​​Bring the family and enjoy a fabulous fall concert outside at the JCCNS’ beautiful lower field. Featuring the Afro-Semitic Experience, a band that merges Jewish and Afro-diasporic melodies and grooves, combining the core concepts of power, unity and peace.

DATE: Sunday, September 15
TIME: 2:00PM-4:00PM
FEE: $5 adults, children free

​Painting Class

​An introduction to color theory, various aspects of paint application, using a grid system to reproduce an image, introduction to various master works, how to stretch canvas and how to wire and display work.

Day: Thursday (6 Classes)
Dates: 10/10-11/14
Time: 10:45am-12:45pm
Fee: Member $125/Community $135
Instructor: Lara Goodman

​Jewish Book Month Speaker Series​ 2019

​​Opening Night, Thursday, October 24
Ben Mezrich, author of Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption

Sunday, November 3
Jane Bernstein, author of Gina from Siberia (Children's event with Epstein Hillel School)

Wednesday, November 6
Melanie Benjamin, author of Mistress of the Ritz

Girls Night Out
at Kernwood Country Club, Thursday, November 14
Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Wednesday, November 20
Mitchell Zuckoff, author of Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Wednesday, December 11
Rebecca Erbelding, author of Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe

More to come – check soon for the complete exciting lineup!

Jazz & Lunch

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

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

​Knitting Knights

Join us for fun evenings of knitting and chat at the JCCNS cafe. All ability levels and ages are welcome!

Day: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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!