CJE Cyber Club

Welcome to our virtual community programs page!

We offer both live scheduled programs as well as recorded programs that may be viewed any time. For live programming, you can join us from a telephone, tablet or computer. Scroll through our pages and links and you are sure to find something that piques your interest. Have an idea for us? Email us at community.engagement@cje.net.

Our Cyber Club pages are constantly being updated with new programs and videos so check back often!

JOIN OUR DAILY ACTIVITIES

Mondays

Tuesdays

Community Tuesdays—My Go-To Place

2nd & 4th Tuesday at 12 pm

Tuesday, October 26—Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join us for a discussion and Q&A about Medicare open enrollment with Senior Health Insurance Program Counselor Esther Craven. Register for October 26 >>>

Tuesday, November 9—Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join us for Matinee Idols. From charismatic leads to memorable crooners, Hollywood's studio bombshells often worked alongside top matinee idols of the day. Register for November 11 >>>

Tuesday, November 23—Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join Esther Craven for coffee and stimulating conversation at what we like to call Zoomers Cafe!  You won’t want to miss out on our lively discussion! Register for November 23 >>>

Tuesday, December 28—My Go-To Place, invites you to join Hugh Leeman who will take us through a series of artworks from ancient pagan influence to Judeo-Christian societies which converged to lift Renaissance Europe to new artistic heights. He will also discuss similarities to our present as human ingenuity influences cutting-edge technologies in medicine, money and politics today. Register for December 28 >>>

Grandparents, Grandfriends and Beyond

1st Tuesday of the month, at 2-3 pm
Join together with other grandparents and grandfriends* once each month to explore exciting and meaningful materials from Jewish text and tradition.

*This program is not just for grandparents, but for any older adult who wants to connect with a younger friend such as nieces and nephews or family friends.

Register for our monthly meet on:
November 2 >>>
December 7 >>>

Wednesday Specials

Recharge Your Batteries

Wednesdays at 11 am

Join Beatrice DeFranco for a comprehensive Yoga, QiGong, and Tai Chi fusion practice. Enjoy mindful movement, learn methods to enhance your physicality, and improve your vitality.

No class on October 20
Register for October 27 >>>
Register for November 3 >>>
Register for November 10 >>>
Register for November 17 >>>

Register for  December 1 >>>
Register for  December 8 >>>
Register for  December 15 >>>
Register for  December 22 >>>
Register for  December 29 >>>

Wednesday Special: The Stories Behind the Songs

Wednesdays, November 10, 17, 24 and December 8, 15 and 22 at 12:30 pm

Presented by Canadian musician Rob Lutes, this six-part program takes participants through the history of popular music in America (and Canada) from its earliest iterations in the 18th and 19th centuries, through the flowering of genres like blues, ragtime, country, Rock and Roll, and more.

Register for November 10 >>>
Register for November 17 >>>
Register for November 24 >>>
Register for December 8 >>>
Register for December 15 >>>
Register for December 22 >>>

 

 

 

Thursdays

My Go-To Place

Thursdays at 1 pm

Thursday, October 28My Go-To Place invites you to join us for our Virtual TripCity on Fire: Chicago 1871. The Chicago History Museum's virtual exhibition will guide us through the crucial events and conditions before, during, and after the fire—many of which draw striking comparisons to today's social climate. The exhibition features more than 100 artifacts and includes stories from survivors of the fire. Participate from home (on Zoom!). Register for October 28 >>>

Thursday, November 4My Go-To Place invites you to join historian Paula Fenza in a presentation on the life of Lizzie Borden and the infamous crime that has fascinated people for over 100 years. Register for November 4 >>>

Thursday, November 11My Go-To Place invites you to join us for our Virtual TripWadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Founded by Daniel Wadsworth in 1842 in Hartford Connecticut, the Wadsworth Atheneum opened two years later with just seventy-nine paintings and three sculptures. Today the collection exceeds 50,000 works of art including European art, Contemporary art, costumes, and textiles. Join a docent from the museum for a virtual tour through some of their most interesting galleries and beautiful works of art. Participate from home (on Zoom!). Register for November 11 >>>

Fridays

Mindfulness with Chloe

Fridays at 10 am
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW from CJE SeniorLife’s Counseling Services will lead group participants in mindfulness exercises that help support mental wellness. Building the ability to stay present can help participants to cope with stress and uncertainty and reduce negative thinking.

No class on November 5

Insights on Aging—The Importance of Addressing Basic Legal and Housing Issues

Friday, December 10 at 11 am

This program will highlight two important programs that are available at CJE SeniorLife that can have a significant impact on the health and well being of older adults. Research shows that there is a relationship between one’s health and social factors such as access to stable, decent, affordable housing and access to legal support for issues related to housing conditions.

Register for this event on December 10 >>>

 

 

 

 

Cyber Club LifeNOTES

Watch Our Videos

Education

Through our virtual education programs, you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and practices or keep improving on skills you already have. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification bell to be notified every time we add a new video!

Wellness

Take care of your health with simple and attainable practices for your mind, body and spirit through exercise, yoga and meditation. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification bell to be notified every time we add a new video!

Arts and Crafts

Through our virtual arts and crafts programs, you have the opportunity to learn how to create fun, new projects at home. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification bell to be notified every time we add a new video!

Virtual Culture and Travel Activities

From popular museums and zoos to U.S. national parks and world-renowned travel destinations, we’ve pulled some of our favorite activities from the web for you to enjoy right at home. Add some of these virtual attractions to your bucket list today!