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JFS College Avenue Older Adult Center tells July activities

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–Jewish Family Service’s College Avenue Older Adult Center, leasing space from Beth Jacob Congregation at 4855 College Avenue,  has announced the following schedule of activities in July: 

Mondays: Classes and Activities offered: Aerobics with Kara Anderson (8:30 – 10 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Feeling Fit with Kara Anderson (10 – 11:15 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Meditation with Jeff Zlotnik (11:15 am – 12 pm); Bridge – 12:45 pm; Movie Group (1 – 3 pm, new releases shown each Monday), no charge for members, $1 for non-members; Musical Comedy Group with Polly Columbo (1 pm – 3 pm). For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.

Tuesdays: Classes and Activities offered: Walking Group (9 – 10 am); Tai Chi with Leslie Johnson-Leech (9 – 10:30 am); Book Club (1st Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am); Arthritis Exercise (10:30 – 11:45 am); Film Class with Judith Levine 1 pm; Ballroom Dancing (2 – 4 pm); Trivia Tuesday (2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 12:15 pm). For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.                                       

Wednesdays: Classes and Activities offered: Drawing class with Marsha Austin Rogers (8:30 am); Aerobics with Kara Anderson (8:30 – 10 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Feeling Fit with Kara Anderson (10 – 11:15 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Painting with Marsha Austin Rogers (12:30 – 3 pm); Writing class with Marsha Kay Seff (1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 12:45 pm); Bingo (12:45 pm); Music Experience with Danny Camacho (1 – 2:30 pm), $1 for members, $3 for non-members; Line Dancing with Luis Samaya (2:30 – 3:30 pm), $3 member per class, $5 non-member per class. For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.

Thursdays: Classes and Activities offered: Painting with Marsha Austin Rogers (9 am – 12 pm); Mah Jongg (9:15 am); Laughter Yoga with Michael Coleman (10:30 am); Blood Pressure Check (2nd and 4th Thursdays at 10 am); Arthritis Group exercise class (10 am); Beginning Mah Jongg (12:30 pm); Special Weekly Lectures (12:45 pm, Please call for topic information); Meditation with Jeff Zlotnik (11:15 am – 12 pm). For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.

Fridays: Classes and Activities offered: Aerobics with Kara Anderson (8:30 – 10 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Feeling Fit with Kara Anderson (10 – 11:15 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Yoga with Shashi Pottathil (10:45 am), $5 for members, $7 for non-members; (11:15 am); History Today! – Weekly history series; Special Musical Programs (12:30 pm, Please call for music program information).

Ongoing:  Private Computer Lessons: (Mon -Fri.) by appointment only. Please call to schedule.

Blood Pressure Checks: 10:00 am, 4th Thursday of every month

Poker Group: 10 am, every Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Craft Class: 9:30 am, 2nd and 4th Friday of every month

Book Discussion Group: 9:30 am, 3rd Tuesday of every month

Special Events, Lectures and Presentations:

History Today! with Troy Jordan

Fridays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 2010 @ 11:15

July 2 – History of the Fishing Industry in San Diego: An interesting and important part of local history. The tuna fishing industry played a large part in San Diego’s economy and in putting the city on the map. Journey through the days of the La Jolla fishing culture to the Chinese fishermen in the streets of downtown, to the Japanese abalone industry and the Portuguese and Italian tuna fishermen.

July 9 – Hazel Wood Waterman – Early San Diegan Architect: A woman who broke traditional roles of her era. Known for her work as an architect of several important local buildings and quality and care of her work.

July 16 – 1915 Panama-California Exposition: San Diego’s economy was sagging and the city had yet to be linked to the rest of the country by the transcontinental railroad system. Hope was nearby as the Panama Canal had just been completed and a plan culminated in the great Panama-California exposition of 1915. Hear and see facts, photos, documents, history and memorabilia.

July 23 – The Hotel Del Coronado: One of the most magnificent examples of American seaside hotels. Learn some interesting facts about San Diego’s famous Hotel Del, such as there were no blueprints and the rumored hotel hauntings.  

July 30 – Wyatt Earp in San Diego: Few people know that Wyatt and his wife Jose lived in San Diego, owned several saloons, gambling halls and other properties locally. They were a special breed of people whose environment made them strong and self reliant. Learn more exciting facts about the life and times of the Earps in San Diego. 

4th of July Celebration

Friday, July 2

Join us as we celebrate Independence Day at the College Avenue Older Adult Center, with a BBQ Lunch and Ice Cream Social Beach Party with entertainment by 2 Guys That Move You!

Hula Lessons

July 6, 13, 20 & 27 – Tuesdays @ 10:30 am

Shake and shimmy with our free Hula lessons, every Tuesday in July at 10:30 am. Rachel Lynn, part of the dance troupe, Pride of Polynesia will be conducting the lessons. Come learn several actual hula dances which will be performed at our annual Luau on August 13.

The Yiddische Mamas

Tuesday, July 8 at 12:45

Meet the Mamas! Hear the compelling stories of 10 women’s insights on life in the 20th Century. It all began with lunch! All the women are members of the JFS North County Inland Older Adult Center members and decided during an exercise class to meet. They shared their stories and realized they had a lot to express. Ranging in ages from 93 to 79 years old, they discuss the challenge of Old World thought and becoming New World women. Filmed by Kathy Weyer of Memories & Legacies, these meetings developed into a 1 ½ hour video film.

David Amos presents . . . .Mozart: Part 2

Tuesday July 10 at 12:45

David Amos, Conductor for the Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra (TICO) and contributor to XLNC Radio, will present the 2nd part of his program on one of Classical Music’s most recognizable and beloved composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Blood Pressure Checks

July 22 from 10 – 11 am

Free blood pressure screenings

Jack Maizel presents: The Land of Milk and Honey

Tuesday, July 20 @ 12:45

Jack Maizel, local San Diegan and executive producer will be here to present his movie, The Land of Milk and Honey. A documentary exploring Israel’s emerging folk culture and it’s effects on the Jewish consciousness around the world.

Created and developed by two Latino Jewish filmmakers in San Diego, California, shot entirely in Israel, the film traces the roots of the music and choreography for the song “Eretz Zavat Chalav u’Dvash”. It explores the fundamental power that Israeli folk culture has on the universal Jewish community and how the love and depth that is Israel is ingrained in us all.

This film truly is an inspiration, emotional experience, providing audiences old and young alike with a visceral connection to Israel and their own roots

David Strom: Book Review – They Dared Return: The True Story of Jewish Spies behind the Lines in Nazi Germany

Thursday, June 29 @ 1 pm

The planning and execution of a 1944 strike by Jewish soldiers against a top-secret target in Austria that, it was believed, could shorten the conflict. A tale of sacrifice, spies, courage and betrayal organized by the American Office of Strategic Services to take on Gestapo troops in a heavily fortified district, Alpine Redoubt, the site of a planned bunker where Nazi leaders would hide after the Allies arrived in Germany.

The College Avenue Center also offers hot Kosher lunches served Monday – Friday @ 12 Noon

Soup & Salad Bar offered Mondays – Wednesdays from 11:30am-12:30pm

Suggested Donation: $3.50 for Seniors, $6 for all others.

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Preceding provided by Jewish Family Service

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