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

Move It Monday—Strength & Balance

Mondays at 11:30 am
Join us for a class focusing on strength and balance.

Partly supported by JCC Chicago and The Albert and Lucille Delighter and Marcella Winston Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

Register for our weekly class on:
No class on May 30
No class on June 6
June 13 >>>
June 20 >>>
June 27 >>>
No class on July 4
July 11 >>>
July 18 >>>
July 25 >>>

No class on September 5
No class on September 26
No class on October 10 & 17
No class on December 26

 

Monday at the Movies

2nd  Monday of each month, at 1 pm
We’ll explore groundbreaking films, musicals, historical biographies, animation, American classics, and so much more!  

On Monday, June 13, join us for a discussion on the Academy Award winner “Norma Rae”. This film is the story of a young single mother and textile worker who agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved and is based on real life events.
June 13 >>>

On Monday, July  18, join us for a discussion on “Julie and Julia”. Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
July 18 >>>

August 8 >>>

 

Tuesdays

Community Tuesdays—My Go-To Place

2nd & 4th Tuesday at 12 pm

Tuesday, May 31—Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join Kurt Loeffler for a lecture that celebrates the monumental musical contributions of African Americans.

Register for May 31 >>>

 

Tuesday, June 14—Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join Kurt Loeffler for a fascinating lecture on the lives of Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller.

Register for June 14 >>>

Tuesday, June 28—Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join Hugh Leeman as we examine symbolism, realism, and the story that gave birth to globalization.

Register for June 28 >>>

Find Summer in-person programs >>>

Virtual Zoomers Cafe

1st Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm
Join Virtual Zoomers Cafe with My Go-To Place invites you to join us for a light-hearted place for friendly chat on assorted topics, stimulating conversation while making social connections.

Register for this program:
June 7 >>>
July 5 >>>

 

Wednesdays

Thursdays

My Go-To Place

Thursdays at 1 pm

Thursday, May 26My Go-To Place  invites you to join us for Visions of Cities. Professor Catherine Zurybida will lead us through a fascinating lecture including historic photos on the unique cultures and imagery that cities present.

Register for this event on May 26 >>>

Thursday, June 2My Go-To Place  invites you to join us for a live virtual performance with the Kurt Loeffler Trio featuring Deane Myers on piano, Julie Ponce on bass and vocals and Kurt Loeffler on percussion. The trio will present a performance and lecture from the Great American Songbook featuring Broadway standards and jazz improvisation.

Register for this event on June 2 >>>

Thursday, June 9My Go-To Place  invites you to join Canadian musician Rob Lutes for The Stories Behind the Songs.This 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 'n' roll, and more.

Register for this event on June 9 >>>

Thursday, June 23My Go-To Place  invites you to join Lyric Opera Stage Artists for a Live musical performance.

Register for this event on June 30 >>>

Thursday, June 30My Go-To Place  invites you to join us for musical lecture about Joan Baez, Judy Collins and Joni Mitchell.

Register for this event on June 30 >>>

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.

Join our Zoom meetings.

 

 

 

Classic Comedy: Still Funny Today

Every first Friday of the month at 1pm
Explore your favorite comedians from Charlie Chaplin and the Three Stooges to Carol Burnett and Mel Brooks! Join Emmy award-winning writer and Second City instructor, Joe Janes, as we watch classic comedians and discuss why we love them.

Register for this program on:
June 3 >>>
July 1 >>>

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!