Special Programs and Series

The 60 & Better Center will begin a phased reopening on Friday, April 9. In-person programs are subject to change based on pandemic and safety requirements. Please call 513.761.7500 x1240 with any questions.


Are you interested in programs over a Zoom video meeting from your smartphone or home computer?

To join, please email Melissa mshrimplin@mayersonjcc.org.

New to Zoom? Find our Quick Guide to using Zoom here.


Active Minds

Mondays, 1 – 3pm | Virtual
Facilitator: Joan Wyler
FREE with RSVP

Tuesdays, 1 – 3pm | Virtual
Facilitator: Bernice Pollack
FREE with RSVP

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.

JCC Photography Club

Ages 60+
1st Wednesday of the Month
1 – 2pm | Virtual & In-Person
FREE with RSVP

Do you have a love for photography? Come join the club and share tips, tricks, and up to 8 of your own photos. Open to J Members, ages 60+, and all skill levels. RSVP by emailing mshrimplin@mayersonjcc.org.

April 7: Early spring blooms (virtual)
May 5: Meet at Eden Park to photograph spring blooms (in-person; masks required)*
June 2: Meet at Eden Park to photograph landscapes (in-person; masks required)*
July 7: Meet at Washington Park to photograph the architecture (in-person; masks required)*
August 4: Come to the J to share your favorite photos in 2021 (in-person; masks required)*

*Please note: This program may be impacted due to COVID-19. Social distancing regulations will be enforced with masks required at all times. 

JCC Book Discussion Groups

Ages 60+
2nd Wednesday of the month
1 – 2pm | Virtual & In-Person
FREE with RSVP
Join us for a great book discussion. We will decide as a group what book to read and discuss. RSVP by emailing mshrimplin@mayersonjcc.org.

April 14 (Virtual) – The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties that Helped Create Modern China by Johnathan Kaufman
May 12 (Virtual) – The Watergate Girl by Jill Wine-Banks
June 9 (In-Person at the Mayerson JCC Outdoor Tent*) – Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin by Marlene Trestman
July 14 (In-Person at the Mayerson JCC Outdoor Tent*) We will discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.
August 11 (In-Person at the Mayerson JCC Outdoor Tent*) We will discuss The Daughters of Erietown Novel by Connie Schultz.

*Please note: This program may be impacted due to COVID-19. Social distancing regulations will be enforced with masks required at all times.