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VERVE 55+ Living


Welcome to VERVE, the 55+ community for fun, spirited, and active adults! As part of the VERVE community, you’ll connect to people who live life to the fullest.

Whether you’re still working, semi-retired, or fully retired, there are lots of ways to get involved. Meet new friends on a hiking trail or a pickleball court. Celebrate together at a holiday dinner or over a glass of wine at a local tasting. Enjoy cultural events with friends. Make good things happen as a volunteer. VERVE is happening everywhere — in cafes and coffee houses, at libraries and theaters — and at SJJCC. Be a part of the momentum — feel the energy of VERVE in your neighborhood today.


Mix and mingle at our Gezunter Café while enjoying live music!
First Thursday of each month
$10 members / $20 nonmembers

Share your thoughts on today’s best-selling novels, moderated by Nicole Yablans, an English teacher and library consultant. May’s selection is The Postcard by Anne Berest, an unforgettable story about a Jewish family devastated by the Holocaust who in 2003, receives an anonymous postcard with names on it of relatives who died at Auschwitz. Determined to discover who sent it, they set off on a journey that helps them uncover their family’s history. The Postcard was a best book of the year selection in 2023 by Time Magazine, Forward Magazine, and The New Yorker.
Wednesday, May 15
$10 members / $20 nonmembers


Lace up your sneakers and join us as we walk the grounds of the Nassau County Museum of Art, right across the street from SJJCC! Indoor strolls will take place when weather is inclement. Please park in the museum’s main parking lot.
Thursdays, meet at 9:15am, walking begins at 9:30am

Audrey Kurland

VP Arts + Culture

(516) 484-1545 x109

For over 30 years, Audrey has put the needs of SJJCC members first along with motivating them through classes and clinics in aquatics, fitness, and sports. Starting her career at…

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Life Lessons from the “Blue Zones”

Mon, Jun 10, 2024

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Pride Shabbat Dinner

Fri, Jun 21, 2024

5:00pm - 7:00pm