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In observance of Sukkot, we will close at 3pm on Sunday, October 13; Health + Wellness Center at 2:30pm. We will be closed on Monday, October 14 and Wednesday, October 15 and will re-open at 6am on Thursday, October 16.

Workshops

WORKSHOPS

Whether you’re looking to learn something new or want to become part of a group with shared interests, we offer a variety of workshops that allow you to do both!

If games are your thing, we have Mah Jongg and Canasta, led by Judy Umansky. Love to read? Share your thoughts on best-selling novels facilitated by Anna Katsavos, Ph.D. If you want to keep your hands busy, come Knit, Sew, or Quilt at Craft For A Cause or join Beginner’s Quilting.

Sign-up for one of our many popular experiences this fall and find out your next favorite hobby!

Beginner Appliqué
In this new class, you’ll learn easy needle turn appliqué, fun embroidery, and basic machine/hand quilting. At the completion of the class, you will create a beautiful table runner! Basic sewing skills required. Space is limited.
6 sessions
Begins Wednesday, September 11
2:15-4:15pm
$75 / members $50
Register 

Siamese Mah Jongg* 
Learn the newest and latest rage! Siamese Mah Jongg is a thought-provoking game with only two players playing two hands at a time. Limited enrollment.
3 sessions
Wednesday, October 23
$80 / members $60
10am-12:30pm
Register

Beginner Canasta* (morning session)
Learn the rules, strategies and scoring with hands-on play of this intriguing and challenging game.
6 sessions
Thursday, October 24 (No class November 28)
10am-12:30pm
$155 / members $115
Register

Mah Jongg Beginner*
Learn to play this fun game using the official rules of the National Mah
Jongg League.
6 sessions
Thursday, October 24 (No class November 28)
1:30-4pm
$155 / members $115
Register

Beginner Canasta* (evening session)
Learn the rules, strategies and scoring with hands-on play of this intriguing and challenging game.
6 sessions
Thursday, October 24 (No class November 28)
7-9:30pm
$155 / members $115
Register

Conquering Canasta*
Polish your canasta skills and learn advanced strategies.
6 sessions
Monday, October 28 (No class November 25)
10:30am-1pm
$155 / members $115
Register

Mah Jongg Clinic* 
Designed for those who know the basic rules and vocabulary, and want advice and advanced strategies on improving their game.
6 sessions
Tuesday, October 29 (No class on November 26)
10am-12:30pm
$155 / members $115
Register

*With instructor Judy Umansky

Elyse Ingber

Director of Visual + Performance Arts

(516) 484-1545 x144

Keeping members educated and entertained is a top priority at SJJCC! Leading this creative charge is Elyse Ingber, the Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts Director of Performance…

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