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Senior Lecture Series

Our Senior Center Lecture Series offers rare opportunities to hear from top thinkers, artists, chefs, authors, and innovators in intimate conversations that connect, enrich, and inspire. Join us on Tuesdays at 10:30am. No RSVP needed.


Hanukkah Card Making for the JCC Early Childhood School

December 10, 10:30am
Facilitator: Melissa Shrimplin

Get creative with us as we make Happy Hanukkah cards for students in the JCC Early Childhood School. Please bring any stickers and art supplies you have on hand.


Hanukkah Songs with Chaverim M’Israel

December 17, 10:30am
Facilitator: Chaverim M’Israel (Friends from Israel)

Celebrate Hanukkah by singing festive songs with our Chaverim, May and Darya. The Chaverim M’Israel (Friends from Israel) program brings two 18-year-old Israelis from our partner city, Netanya, to Cincinnati for a year of learning and community service.


Happy Hanukkah Group Drumming

December 24, 10:30am
Facilitator: Melissa Shrimplin

Love the Remo HeartRhythms group drumming? Don’t miss this fun Hanukkah celebration filled with drumming and songs.


Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall

December 31, 10:30am

Come watch an all-star Broadway cast perform the music of renowned composer Stephen Sondheim!


Remo HealthRHYTHMS Group Drumming

January 7, 10:30am
Facilitator: Melissa Shrimplin

Try Group Drumming! HealthRHYTHMS is a fun drumming program which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy, non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level, it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect, and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression.


Mark Twain Stories with Rita

January 14, 10:30am
Facilitator: Rita Wetterstroem

Few American writers are more appealing, funnier, or more universally admired than Mark Twain. The telling of Mark Twain Stories is a tribute to the life of Samual Langhorne Clemens in spoken word and song.


Downsizing Tips with Everything But the House

January 21, 10:30am
Facilitator: EBTH Staff

Thinking about downsizing, but not sure where to start? Come learn all about downsizing from the experts at Everything But the House.


All About Kilts

January 28, 10:30am
Facilitator: Janet Dieman

Journey around the world with Janet Dieman! Scotland and kilts go hand-in-hand. But you might be surprised by the history of these well-known garments. Tartans that are considered “ancient” are less than 200 years old – and many were designed at the same time as “modern” tartans. Curious, these Scots!


Remo HealthRHYTHMS Group Drumming

February 4, 10:30am
Facilitator: Melissa Shrimplin

Try Group Drumming! HealthRHYTHMS is a fun drumming program which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy, non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level, it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect, and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression.


Story Quilt

February 11, 10:30am
Facilitators: Russ and Barb Childers

Russ and Barb use fiddle, banjo, dulcimer – and a few surprises – to reveal the memories held in the scraps of their Story Quilt. Audience members choose from 12 different piecework designs on the Story Quilt; they receive a story, proverb, fold belief, song, dance, or even a game in return. Each pattern offers a uniquely interactive history lesson which invites audiences to add their own stories!


Exercise Your Brain

February 18, 10:30am
Facilitator: Stephanie Broughton, PT MHSA

Some degree of cognitive decline is inevitable as we age. Learn new ways to strengthen your brain power and delay this process from physical therapist Stephanie Broughton.


Life in a Wee Scots Village

February 25, 10:30am
Facilitator: Janet Dieman

Imagine staying in a small hamlet on an island off the west coast of Scotland. Or deep into a long, narrow glen. There is no place to shop. No entertainment. No place to go. Just time to connect with nature and people. Learn about life in a wee Scots village with travel-loving storyteller Janet Dieman.