Ongoing Programs

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The 60 & Better Center is in a phased reopening. In-person programs are subject to change based on pandemic and safety requirements. Please call 513.761.7500 x1218 with any questions.

Join us by emailing Melissa Shrimplin at

Donations are welcomed to help support our programs. Don’t forget to check out our Senior Alliance Virtual Programs on travel, music and more at

Active Minds

Ages 60+
Mondays, 1 – 3pm | Virtual
Facilitator: Joan Wyler
Tuesdays, 1 – 3pm |
Virtual & Mayerson JCC
Facilitator: Bernice Pollack

This stimulating discussion group allows the 60 & Better community to engage in meaningful conversations, ranging from current events to how to remain active as you age. This program is partnering with the Talbert House.

New! Trivial Pursuit

Tuesdays, 3pm-4pm | Mayerson JCC
Facilitator: Louis Liner 

 Do you love Trivia?  Come to the J to play this amazing game with 2,400 trivia questions among J friends.  RSVP is required.


Hot or Not Topics!

Wednesdays, 1pm – 2:30pm | Mayerson JCC
Come join our social worker Louis each week for conversations among J friends. Come with your topics hot or not, to share and discuss among J friends. Louis will be in the office Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 513.761.7500 ext. 1226. Feel free to make an appointment for a one-on-one time with Louis.

New! Short Stories Book Club & More!

Ages 60+
2nd Wednesday of the Month
1 – 2:30pm | Virtual and Mayerson JCC (Hybrid) 

 Do you love to read short stories or the New Yorker?  Join Elaine Hordes each month for a lively discussion on selected short stories. Please RSVP at 513.761.7500 ext. 1218. 

JCC Photography Club

Ages 60+
1st Wednesday of the Month
1-2:30pm | In-Person at Designated Locations

Do you have a love for photography? Come join the club and share tips, tricks, and up to eight of your own photos. Open to J Members, ages 60+, and all skill levels.

  • November 3: Meet at Sharon Woods to photograph Fall Color
  • December 1: Share photos at Mayerson JCC

New! Lunch Club Meetups

Ages 60+
3rd Wednesday of the Month
12pm – 1:30pm | In-person at Designated Locations

Let’s meet for lunch once a month at favorite area restaurants. Must be a current J member; RSVP required to

  • October 20: Brown Dog Café (Outside dinning)
  • November 17: Marx Hot Bagels (Indoor dining)
  • December 15: Kinneret Grill (Indoor dining)

Multimedia Art – Open Studio Art

Ages 60+
10am – 12pm | Mayerson JCC Art Studio

Open art studio is back. Bring your own art supplies to create art in our JCC studio. Space is limited, and RSVP is required. Must be a JCC member.

Schmooze with Brews 

Ages 60+
10:30 – 11:45am | Mayerson JCC
Facilitator: Elaine Hordes  

 Bring your favorite brew and come schmooze with J friends.  Are you new to the J?  This is a great way to meet new friends!  

Friday Flicks 

Ages 60+
Fridays 10am or 1pm | In-Person | Mayerson JCC
$1 suggested donation
RSVP is required

Come watch a movie on the big screen at the J! We are now offering two showings with limited seating. Please call Katie at ext. 1222 to RSVP. Upcoming films are listed in the 60 & Better newsletter. You must be a current J member, and masks are required with 6’ social distancing.

Mitzvah Knit Club

Ages 60+
4th Wednesday of the Month
10:15am – 11:30am | In-person | Mayerson JCC
RSVP is required

Do you love to knit, or have you always wanted to learn? Let’s knit items to donate to local organizations in need such as Crayon to Computers. All levels are welcome.
Contact Katie at ext. 1222 to join the club.

  • August 25: Outdoor tent Mayerson JCC
  • No meeting in September
  • October 27: Mayerson JCC
  • November 24: Mayerson JCC
  • December 22: Mayerson JCC

Want more tips, tricks and fitness conversation? Be sure to join our J Cincy Fitness Community Facebook Group!

Outdoor Walking Club Meet Up

Ages 60+
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:15am – 11:30am | Amberley Village Walking Track

Let’s meet at the Amberley Village walking track! Located at Ridge and Section Roads, this paved track boasts an upper and lower path nestled into a picturesque landscape. Bring a water bottle, and walking shoes, and please leave your pets at home!