​JCCNS ​Programs for Adults

​​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 sewing@jccns.com.

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 sewing@jccns.com 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.

​Breakfast, Israeli Style

​Learn how to make an authentic Israeli breakfast with Michal Sella and Sapir Uzan, young Israeli ambassadors who are spending the year working on the North Shore as part of CJP’s Shinshinim program. Co-sponsored by ​Lappin Foundation. 

FREE and open to the community. Space is limited — please register in advance to Sara Ewing ​sewing@jccns.com.

Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 7:00pm
Location: JCCNS
Fee: Free

Arts & Culture

​​Paint Night

Get your creative juices flowing and join us for Paint Night at the JCCNS! Wine and appetizers will be served. Please wear clothes you can paint in. Ages 21 and up, space limited. To register, call 781-631-8330.

Day: ​Wednesday, April 10th
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Member $35/Community $40
Instructor: Lara Goodman

​Jewish Book Month Speaker Series - Extra Chapter

​Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein - Jamie Bernstein

The oldest daughter of revered composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in this deeply intimate and evocative memoir. Famous Father Girl is an intoxicating tale about a complex man, the family he raised, and the world famous music he composed. Jamie Bernstein is a writer, broadcaster, and filmmaker and travels the world as a concert narrator. Includes dessert reception, author talk and Q&A, and JCCNS International Jewish Film Festival screening of the documentary film, Leonard Bernstein: Larger than Life. Book sale and signing to follow program. To register call 781-631-8330 or ​Click Here.

Date: Sunday, April 7
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Temple Emanu-​El
Fee: $25, $50 for “Meet and Greet” with the author with wine and hors d'oeuvres reception from 6:00-7:00pm

JCCNS Political Conversation

Continuing in our series, join us for a moderated conversation featuring speakers from both sides of the political spectrum. We will cover a variety of salient topics such as immigration, tax reform, and foreign policy, and open it up to questions from the audience.

Date: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 7:00pm
Fee: Free for members, $5 community

​​Marblehead Writes

​Connecting Local Writers ​and Literature

Local writers are invited to a free memoir writing workshop presented by Marblehead Writers' Workshop and funded by the Marblehead Cultural Council. Writers will meet to share works-in-progress for constructive and supportive feedback, and participants will also read and discuss critically-regarded literature either set in Marblehead or written by well-established, Marblehead-connected authors. 

Dates: April 25, May 2, May 16, May 23
Time: 10:00​am–12:00pm
Instructor: Julianna Thibodeaux
Fee: Free! Register by emailing Mhdwriters@gmail.com.

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 sewing@jccns.com 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!