Monday-Friday, 9 am-2 pm

Call Helene Schwartz 201.408.1451 | hschwartz@jccotp.org

Geared towards those 75 years and older, this senior club enables those who would otherwise be homebound, to get out, meet new people and enjoy themselves in the company of peers. The Senior Activity Center meets each weekday, Monday-Friday, for a full day of programs. Under the supervision of a highly qualified and professional staff, SAC features a wide range of programs and activities. Additional offerings include special programs (i.e. birthday & holiday celebrations, health & wellness sessions, social games), helpful resources (i.e. referrals to social work professionals) and support services (i.e. blood pressure screenings). An intake interview is required.

Program Participation is Free.
*Suggested daily donation for lunch ($4) and transportation ($5)

“Coming to the JCC is one of the best things that ever happened to me because it gets me out of my apartment and with people.”Marilyn Taffet

Core Benefits:

  • Light breakfast
  • Delicious, hot, kosher lunch planned by a nutritionist
  • Round-trip, door-to-door/ arm-to-arm transportation in a handicapped accessible vehicle
  • Trained staff includes recreation therapist, program coordinator, social work supervisor and corps of volunteers
  • Safe, comfortable and attractive facility
  • Monthly blood pressure screenings; flu shots available

Programs & Activities:

  • Daily bingo and card games
  • Educational and cultural presentations
  • Discussions on history, art, medicine, and more.
  • Current events
  • Exercise
  • Music
  • Intergenerational programs and activities
  • Guest speakers and entertainment
  • Holiday and Shabbat celebrations
  • Free weekly manicures

Click here for this month's program calendar


Melodies of Memories and Miracles, Broadway Classics

World class baritone, James Michael, presents his critically acclaimed musical experience. Don’t miss this wonderful morning on Broadway!
Come and enjoy with us in the Taub Auditorium.

Feb 10
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
May 19
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Oct 13
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Shooting Star Production Music Program

DJ Nicholas Delgiodice

Nick has been professionally singing, emceeing and entertaining since 1992. His music library ranges from the 30's to today's top hits, never forgetting the old favorties. Come join us in the Taub Auditorium for a fun morning of singing, dancing, and remembering old memories while making some new one.

Apr 13
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jul 18
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

They Don't Write Songs Like That Anymore

Frankie M. has performed in many night clubs and cabarets during his long career. He started singing at the age of ten and by the time he was in High School, he had released his first record on Clarity Records. He also recorded under contract with, Winley Records, New York City and Clifton Records, Clifton New Jersey.
Come sing-a- long, dance, and enjoy with us in the Taub Auditorium.

Apr 25
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Aug 29
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Enjoying Old-Time and Contemporary Favorites

Johnny Micalizzi

John Micalizzi is a keyboardist/pianist and one of the vocalists for the proclaimed wedding band Oasis. John enjoys performing songs from Michael Buble, Neil Diamond, Frankie Vali, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Motown favorites, and many more.
Come sing-a-long and dance with us in the Taub Auditorium.

May 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 23
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 7
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Rat Pack Favorites

A truly a gifted vocalist, Van Martin will perform all your favorites as you enjoy this fun sing-a-long. He has appeared in the showrooms of the most prestigious casinos in Las Vegas, and Atlantic City as well as NYC nightclubs, The Copacabana, Rainbow Grill, and the NY Playboy Club.
See you in the Taub Auditorium.

May 23
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Jul 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 15
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 15
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Sit & Be Fit

This class offers a total body workout regardless of fitness level. Sonny Knaub, NASM-CPT, Certified Trainer and Wellness Coach, will introduce exercises that are designed to increase cardio fitness, enhance muscular strength and flexibility and improve joint stability, balance, coordination and agility. The workout is a combination of low impact movements, balance, flexibility and strength training with hand-held weights all in a fun-filled and relaxed environment.

22 times on Mondays
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Jun 27 - Dec 26
Except: Aug 22, Sep 5, Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 24
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Qi Gong (Life Energy Cultivation)

Norman Blagman leads us in the ancient Chinese practice that looks to align breath, movement, and awareness during exercise, healing, and meditation.
We will meet in the Senior Adult Lounge

26 times on Tuesdays
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Jun 28 - Dec 27
Except: Aug 23
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Fit for Life

Sonny Knaub, NASM-CPT, Certified Trainer and Wellness Coach, will lead participants through exercises that are designed to, improve muscular strength and flexibility. Using hand-held weights, resistance bands and exercise balls, Sonny will offer a light cardio program that will also help to increase balance and coordination. This class is good for all fitness levels.

26 times on Wednesdays
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Jun 29 - Dec 28
Except: Aug 24
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Exploring Italian Opera - A Retrospective

Cantor Bill Walton presents...
Take a journey through operatic styles covering arias from Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, and Handel, sung by some of the greatest opera singers of the century. From Enrico Caruso to Leontyne Price, to Franco Corelli- all well-known arias and rarities will be played and styles discussed.
Enjoy the program in the Senior Adult Lounge.

Jun 29
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Aug 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Sep 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Easy Exercise

Bruce Locklin

This class uses light weights and rubber exercise bands to strengthen muscles. There’s only one rule – if it hurts, don’t do it. Theses one-hour sessions are led by Bruce Locklin, a 15-year-veteran senior-fitness instructor, certified by AAFA and Silver Sneakers.
Classes will be held in the Taub Auditiorium.

26 times on Thursdays
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Jun 30 - Dec 29
Except: Aug 25
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Summer Gardens

Celebrating the true delights that Summertime brings to us, Acclaimed International concert violinist David Podles will feature composers that pay tribute to all that is summer time! Roam through warm gardens bursting with the intoxicating scent of roses, sunflowers and lilies, the romance of summer night serenades, the buzzing of the bumblebee and the trill of the lark. This program covers folk, classical and jazz genres.
Come join us for this fabulous concert in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Aug 31
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Easy Listening

John Micalizzi: -- accomplished vocalist, piano and keyboard player, entertainer, and music producer -- will perform songs from Michael Buble, Neil Diamond, Frankie Valli, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Motown favorites and other all-time hits.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Sep 7
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Oct 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 7
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Laurel & Hardy

Mike Sobel is host of the television show, Nostalgia Alley, produced through the South Orange/Maplewood television station that airs on select networks throughout New Jersey. The show takes the viewer down the golden days of yesteryear by way of Mike’s extensive collection of television and movie history. Interactive discussion with those in attendance enhances the experience.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Sep 8
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

American Originals: Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Gilda Radner and Lily Tomlin

Dumont Historian Dick Burnon will present a video/lecture titled ‘The Wit and Wisdom of American Humorists’ that highlights these famous icons.
Program will take place in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Sep 12
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Rat Pack Favorites

A truly gifted vocalist, Van Martin will perform all your favorites as you enjoy this fun sing-a-long. He has appeared in the most famous casinos and nightclubs in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and NYC.
Come join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Sep 15
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 15
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Fiddler on the Roof with David Aaron

Bandleader and clarinetist David Aaron will discuss the story of Fiddler on the Roof, illustrated by recorded music and play some of the songs on clarinet.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge for this nostalgic program.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Sep 22
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Esther & Julius Adler Semi-Annual Yiddish Concert

Each year, the JCC hosts two annual concerts featuring the best in Yiddish Entertainment. This September we are thrilled to present An ensemble from the Klezmer Conservatory Band. A kosher lunch follows the performance.

Made possible by the Esther & Julius Adler Semi-Annual Yiddish Concert Endowment.

Wed, Sep 28
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Swinging as Sinatra

Join Jesse Posa, a Frank Sinatra look-a-like impersonator, as he performs as the Chairman of the Board singing Sinatra’s biggest hits.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Sep 29
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Fabulous Men of Hollywood

Paul White will provide a fascinating look at 20 iconic male actors including such notables as Brando, Chaplin, Bogart, Garfield, Heston and more.
Program will be held in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Oct 6
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Vocals and Sax

Enjoy the beautiful vocals and smooth sounds of the dynamically talented, Soviet trained, Ilya Grusdev, who has performed with some of the greatest jazz ensembles in NYC.
Program will be held in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Oct 10
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Melodies of Memories & Miracles, Broadway Classics

Don’t miss a wonderful morning on Broadway with world-class baritone James Michael.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Oct 13
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Shlomo Haviv

Join us for a performance by Shlomo Haviv, singer, songwriter, guitarist, percussionist, bouzouki player and lead vocalist in the Israeli Army during his service.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Oct 19
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Life of Golda Meir

Marty Alboum, lecturer at Rutgers and Bergen Community College, explores the life of Golda Meir.
Program is held in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Oct 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Fort Lee: The Ghost Town of Film

Tom Meyers, Executive Director of the FLFC and Director of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, will discuss the remains of the old Fort Lee studios and the town itself a decade after most of the film industry headed to Hollywood.
Program will take place in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Nov 2
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Sax in the Morning

Cecilia Tenconi, instrumentalist and vocalist, will take us on a non-stop dynamic journey of our favorite jazz standards, Latin hits, Broadway, adult contemporary, Jewish and dance tunes,switching between vocals, sax and flute!
Come join us for this wonderful program in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Nov 3
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Songs from World War II

David Aaron, an active band leader in New Jersey since the 1970s, will discuss the patriots and sentimentals from the home front and oversees.
Program will take place in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Nov 7
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Let the Music Take You Back

Spend the morning with Joe Pace singing favorites from the 40s-70s, Jazz standards, Oldies, Rock and Roll, and Motown.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Nov 9
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Chocolate Factory Fun Facts with the Jewish Community Housing Corporation

Come learn some interesting fun facts about this sweet and irresistible, melt-in-your-mouth confection that everybody loves!
Program will take place in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Nov 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Shooting Star Production Music Program

Come join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and remembering old favorites with DJ Nick Delgiodice.
Program will be held in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Nov 16
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 28
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Borsht Belt

Marty Schneit, a licensed New York City tour guide, details the history and some of the sites of the Borscht Belt including Old Route 17, Red Apple Rest, bungalow colonies, Grossingers, and more.
Program will be held in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Nov 17
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Come To The Caberet

Randy Accardi, singer and dancer, performs hits of the 40s-80s, Jazz standards, Oldies, dance tunes, Broadway, cabaret, and adult contemporary.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Nov 21
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

William ‘Pat’ Schuber, former Bergen County Executive, Assemblyman, Mayor of Bogota and Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, will remind us about our first national tragedy, “a day which lives in infamy.”
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Nov 23
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Dalton Trumbo, Early Victim of the Hollywood Blacklist

Dick Burnon, Dumont historian, will present about this Oscar-winning screenwriter, arguably the most talented and famous of the blacklisted film professionals known to history as the Hollywood 10.
This program will take place in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Nov 28
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Famous Ladies of Song

Susan Shaw, an experienced performer and charming singer, presents a fantastic One Woman Show featuring female artist impersonations of Judy Garland, Donna Summer, Ethel Merman, Rosemary Clooney and Connie Francis to name a few.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium for this wonderful performance.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Nov 30
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Bergen Community College Senior Chorus

The exceptional BCC senior chorus will entertain us with their Doo Wop holiday show, featuring old standards, show tunes and more.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium for this exciting performance.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Thu, Dec 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Dealing with Winter Blues & Keeping Busy During the Winter Months wtih Valley Hospital

It’s not uncommon to feel sad, irritated or less energetic during the winter. Learn tips to raise your spirits during the winter months.
Program will take place in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Dec 5
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Verdi's Aida

Take a journey with Cantor Bill Walton back to when the Egyptians captured and enslaved Aida, a Nubian princess and the struggle it caused Egyptian military commander Radamès, who has to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh.
Join us in the Senior Adult Lounge.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Wed, Dec 14
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

The Jewish American Songbook

Dave DeLuca of Black Tie Talent brings us this musical celebration of the great Jewish/American composers and lyricists.
Join us in the Taub Auditorium.

$5 Lunch available; registration required. Please call Helene at 201.408.1451

Mon, Dec 26
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Free Member
Free Public
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.



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