PROGRAMS

Programming for active older adults occurs every week (unless JCC is closed or otherwise noted) with engaging classes and programs.

Mahjong: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 12:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Bridge: last Wednesday of the month from 12:15 - 3:30 PM


Upcoming events

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WINTER Classes and Programs

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matinee mondays (film screenings) - JANUARY

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SAVE THE DATE HOW DO YOU SPELL CHANUKAH?? The Jewish Alternative to the Usual Holiday Fare

Winter OLLI Classes

Space is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. RSVP with Jacob Frankel
952-381-3446 or at Jfrankel@sabesjcc.org.

Pericles

2 Sessions
Mondays, Jan. 25 & Feb. 29
12:30 - 2:00PM

Pericles woos a princess, discovers a horrible secret and sails headlong into a harrowing adventure. He finds then loses the love of his life and is separated from their infant daughter. Years later, miracles reunite the lost with those who love them. Pericles was in the vanguard of new genre that Shakespeare experimented with toward the end of his career. These romances, combine elements of tragedy and comedy and shows the great poet pushing the boundaries of the dramatic form.
(5 participants max)


The Globalization of War:
America’s “Long War” against Humanity

2 Sessions
Mondays, Jan. 25 & Feb. 29
10:00 - 11:30AM

Canadian economist’s, Michel Chossudovsky's, 11th book is a critique of “hegemonic” United States policies since 9/11. It is well-documented and very discussable.
(10 participants max)


Contemporary American Short Story

6 Sessions
Tuesdays, Jan. 26 - Mar. 1
10:00 - 11:30AM

We will read and discuss 6-8 stories each from two fine collections: Lorrie Moore's BIRDS OF AMERICA and Richard Ford's ROCK SPRINGS. Come to the first class having read Moore's "Willing" and "What You Want to Do Fine." What tensions within Sidra and Mack help to propel the story? How is each character tested? How do they pass and or fail these tests?
(10 participants max)


Change Up - Events that changed
modern baseball

6 Sessions
Wednesdays, Jan. 27 - Mar. 2
10:00 - 11:30AM

The course explores events/changes in the last 50 years that shaped modern baseball, including the designated hitter, sabermetrics, revenue sharing, and globalization. Tom Rooney, senior guest services specialist, Minnesota Twins.
(10 participants max)


From the New Deal to No Deal:
The U.S. Since 1932

6 Sessions
Thursdays, Jan. 28 - Mar. 3
10:00 - 11:30AM

Are we in the midst of another “Fourth Turning” or is Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.’s “rough beast…slouching toward Washington…” about to be born? You are invited to participate in a collaborative history project based on American Historical Association President Carl Becker’s famous 1932 Presidential address, “Everyman His Own Historian”. Come and create your own history!
(10 participants max)