Day Trips & Experiences

Explore new places with us! Broaden your horizons and boost your spirits.

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things”-Henry Miller

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Yale University Art Gallery/Yale Center for British Art
Whether it’s your first time or you’re headed back, The Yale University Art Gallery will thrill you. The huge collection is always rotating so it’s never the same twice. In addition, you can walk across the street and experience the Yale Center for British Art. An optional short walk through the campus will be led by Kathy Graff. We will provide a list of recommended lunch options.

Trip includes transportation on JCC van and tour with Yale art educator.

Wednesday, 11/2, 9:30 am-5 pm, $65/$80

This trip is sold out. Please contact Kathy at 201.408.1454 or Michele at 201.408.1496 to be put on a waiting list.

6 Tuesdays (in person*), 10/25-12/13, 11 am-1 pm, $250/$300 (no class 11/15 & 11/22) SOLD OUT!

6 Thursdays (virtual), 10/27-12/15, 10 am-12 pm, $250/$300 (no class 11/10 & 11/24)

The following programs are presented through the OMJCC / National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance.

Italy’s Archaeology (virtual)
Our fantastic guide in Napoli – Antonella – returns with an all-new exploration of important archeological sites (some famous, some hidden gems) not far from her hometown, including: Pompeii (Oct 31), Herculaneum & the So-Called “Minor Sites” (Nov 7), Paestum (Nov 14), The Phlegraean Fields (Nov 21).
4 Mondays, 10/31-11/21, 2-3:15pm, $50

Virtual trip to Cambodia in November – check back later for more details

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