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*Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

www.pjcc.org • 650.212.PJCC (7522)

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HOURS REGULAR HOURS

Monday, May 31 • Memorial Day

Byer Athletic Center & Welcome Center Monday – Thursday 5:00 am –11:00 pm Friday 5:00 am – 10:00 pm Saturday – Sunday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

8:00 am – 5:00* pm

Membership Office Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Saturday – Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Closed

* Pools close 30 minutes prior to the close of the Byer Athletic Center.

PJCC Guiding Principles •

‫עיקרים‬

Ikkarim

Jewish life • ‫ • חוויה יהודית‬Chavaya Yehudit We celebrate the dynamic gifts of Jewish culture, tradition, ethics and community we received from generations before us. We joyfully welcome our role in enhancing these gifts today and for future generations. Welcoming all • ‫ • הכנסת אורחים‬Hachnasat Or’chim Our house is open wide to all. We embrace the diversity of culture, opinion, religion and identity in our community, and we strive to make the Center an accessible space where it feels safe to be oneself. Our community of family and friends • ‫ • קהילה ומשפחה‬Kehilla u’Mishpacha We are a hub for engagement, dialogue, collaboration and the celebrations that enrich our lives and community in which we live. We also foster K’lal Yisrael, the unity of the Jewish people, by strengthening our link to the broader Jewish community and the State of Israel. Wholeness of body, mind and spirit • ‫ • שלמות‬Shleimut We respect and nurture each individual’s journey toward wholeness and see our role as a catalyst for wellness, exploration, reflection and growth. Repairing the world • ‫ • תקון עולם‬Tikkun Olam Each person makes a difference. Together we are responsible for making our community a place where we uphold dignity for all and seek to improve the world through our actions.

The mission of the Peninsula Jewish Community Center is to build a caring and connected community, develop leadership and strengthen Jewish identity and values in a center with an environment that is welcoming to all people at every stage of life. The PJCC has been serving people of all ages, faiths and backgrounds throughout San Mateo County for over 60 years.

and Preschool Scholarship Fund

Peninsula Jewish Community Center • 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404 • 650.212.PJCC (7522) • Fax 650.378.2799 • www.pjcc.org


TABLE OF CONTENTS • REGISTRATION INFORMATION Health & Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Sports Clinics & Leagues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Jewish Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 The Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Free Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Jewish Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Family Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Youth & Teen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Early Childhood Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

REGISTRATION AND REFUNDS ONLINE

Program refund policy

Register online for your favorite classes, workshops and programs. Visit www.pjcc.org. For Early Childhood Education registration, please contact the ECE department at 650.378.2670 or Director Judy Garb, at 650.378.2673 or jgarb@ pjcc.org.

Refund for Individual Classes, Series Classes & Aquatics To receive a 100% refund, written requests must be received at least one week prior to the individual class or first session of series. To receive a 75% refund, written requests must be received at least one day prior to the individual class or first session of series. To receive a 50% refund (does not apply to individual classes), written requests must be received at least one day prior to the second session of the series. Refund requests made after one day prior to the individual class or second session will not be accepted, and no refund will be granted. Requesting a Refund Requests must be made in writing to: PJCC Program Registration, Attn: Refund Requests, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received and will appear as credits on PJCC house accounts immediately after being processed. Refunds may take 5 –7 business days to be processed. There will be a $10 processing fee for refunds made by check or credit card.

IN PERSON Visit the Welcome Center at 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm / Sat – Sun: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

BY PHONE Call 650.212.PJCC (7522) between 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

BY MAIL Send your Program Registration Form and payment to: PJCC Program Registration, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404

BY FAX Fax the completed registration form along with credit card information to 650.378.2799. A receipt will be mailed.

Activity Waiver Participation in PJCC Sports and Recreation programs, Youth and Teen programs and Trips and Tours requires a signed Activity Waiver submitted prior to the first session. Parent or legal guardian signature is required for children under 18 years of age. The Activity Waiver can be picked up at the PJCC or downloaded at www.pjcc.org/learn/older/learn-oa-events.html.

The PJCC is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, travel, emergencies or other events beyond the control of the PJCC. All classes are subject to minimum enrollment. The PJCC reserves the right to cancel classes by refunding all fees where the minimum enrollment is not met. The PJCC reserves the right to close facilities for maintenance, change rooms for best utilization or substitute teachers when necessary. Programs such as Early Childhood Education, Camp, Events, Trips and Tours are subject to their own cancellation and refund policies, which supersede those policies stated above. Please contact individual departments for specific departmental policies.


HEALTH & FITNESS

HEALTH & FITNESS Discover the path to healthy living with the PJCC’s state-of-the-art fitness center. You’ll find a variety of exercise programs to develop and improve your body, mind and spirit. Group exercise classes are complimentary with Center Membership, except Speciality Series or Master Classes, indicated with a ($). Community Members and the public may take non-fee classes on a space-available basis by purchasing a daily guest pass for $20. Class schedules are revised regularly, with new sessions and classes added. Please check current schedules at www.pjcc.org or call 650.378.2703.

Monthly Group Exercise Classes

Personal Training

Kid’s Fitness: Ages 8 – 12

One-on-One Personal Training ($)

Center Members FREE!

Wed • 3:30 pm • Dan Cook Gym & Tue/Thu • 4:00 pm • Studio A

This after-school fitness class includes jumping, running, obstacle courses, balance and coordination drills and light resistance training.

Meet your health and fitness goals with private sessions provided by certified personal trainers. Choose from convenient, cost-effective packages that include single-, three-, five-, and ten-session packages.

Kids’ Yoga: Ages 8 – 12 Tue • 4:00 pm • Studio C • Center Members FREE!

Through playful practice of yoga postures, kids build strength and flexibility, while learning relaxation techniques. Mats required.

Bootcamp ($)

Mon & Wed • 6:30 am • Dan Cook Gym

Start your day with a challenging no-fuss workout! Join Chris Luera and get in tip-top shape.

Tai Chi Mon & Wed • 8:00 am • Studio A • Center Members FREE!

Discover this low-stress, low-impact routine that combines mental focus with physical progress for a healthier lifestyle.

Personal Training ($)

Have a personalized program provided by certified fitness professions to help you meet your individual health and fitness goals. Strength conditioning, cardiovascular and Pilates workouts. See Personal Training or Pilates brochures for details.

Pilates Reformer Series ($)

A small group training series in which each participant uses a Pilates Reformer to develop core control, flexibility, balance, coordination, strength and improve posture. See Pilates brochure for details or send an email to pilates@pjcc.org.

Private Pilates & Yoga Training ($)

Bump your knowledge up another level by training one-onone with your favorite instructor. Duo training available, too!

Stay Fit for Life: Adults 55+

Enjoy healthy lifestyle behaviors by participating in programs specifically designed for adults over the age of 55! Join Stay Fit for Life at no extra cost, included in your Center Membership (applicable dues apply). For details, call 650.212.PJCC (7522). “Pilates classes and instructor rock! Gymnasium is exquisite, can’t wait to try drop-in basketball or badminton, and the Spin classes are great.” ~PJCC Member

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Buddy-Pack Personal Training ($)

Learn about the benefits of working out with a friend with semi–private Buddy-Pack Personal Training! Work with a certified trainer to help you and your workout partner meet your health and fitness goals together. Choose from convenient, cost-effective packages that include single-, five-, and tensession packages.

Women on Weights ($)

Learn basic fundamentals of strength training and its benefits. Pre and post-body fat composition, weight measurement and nutrition tips included. This intense one–hour program meets twice a week and is limited to 3 – 5 participants. For dates and times, visit www.pjcc.org or visit the Fitness Desk. For more details or to register for a session, contact a personal trainer at the Fitness Desk.

Intro Classes for Center Members

Center Members FREE!

For schedules visit www.pjcc.org, click on the "Schedules" and "Intro Workshops" links.

• Intro to Mat Pilates • Intro to Pilates Reformer • Intro to Yoga • Intro to Dance

• Intro to Kickboxing • Intro to Spinning • Intro to Zumba • Intro to Light & Easy

First price = Member (M); Second price = Public (P) • Board Rm = Board Room • Rm AB = Room AB • Rm C = Room C • Conf Rm A = Conference Room A MPR = Early Childhood Education Multi-Purpose Room • ATF = Artificial Turf Field


HEALTH & FITNESS Wellness

PJCC PILATES STUDIO The PJCC and Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center are proud to present this continuing Wellness series, free of charge to the entire community. The PJCC, Kaiser Permanente and Foster City Parks and Recreation present

2nd Annual Family Health and Fitness Day and Farmers' Market Sun • 5/16 • 1:00 – 4:30 pm • PJCC • FREE!

Discover the importance of health, nutrition, exercise and safety through fitness-themed games, contests and classes. Bring your Teddy bear for a medical checkup at the Teddy Bear Clinic, shop at the Farmer’s Market, and learn tips for eating healthy in kids' cooking classes! Free, but pre-registration encouraged. Call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2701. Code: 25499

Farmers 'M begins a arket t 12:30!

Visit our beautiful state-of-the-art Pilates studio located in the Koret Learning Center! Discover new classes, flexible schedules and specialty programs.

MAT PILATES GROUP REFORMER PILATES PRENATAL PILATES PRIVATE & DUO TRAINING

The PJCC and Kaiser Permanente present

Well, Well, Well: Community Health Fair Fri • 6/25 • 10:30 am – 1:30 pm • PJCC

Don’t miss this free health fair for the community! Enjoy health assessments and screenings, health education, giveaways, and much more at this informative event led by Kaiser Permanente staff and physicians. To learn more, please call 650.299.2823.

vibrantBrains at the PJCC

Special discounts for Center & Community Members! Is your brain as fit as your abs? Regular exercise for our brains is just as important as it is for our bodies. Learn how you can begin mental workouts today for an active, vibrant brain tomorrow—see page 15.

FREE Pilates Reformer demonstration for Center Members! For more information, visit the Welcome Center or contact Pilates Manager Michele Mandell at 650.378.2771.

*Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

www.pjcc.org • 650.212.PJCC (7522)

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SPORTS, CLINICS & LEAGUES

SPORTS, CLINICS & LEAGUES Family Gym

Sun • 5/2, 5/16, 6/6, 6/20 • 12:00 – 2:00 pm • Dan Cook Gym Free/$20 per family

Have a blast in our kid-friendly gym, especially equipped with soft mats, climbing structures and other fun games. Instructor: PJCC staff. Code: 25571

Team Sports

Clinics Beginning Basketball: Coed Ages 4 – 6

Sun • 5/23 - 6/27 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Dan Cook Gym • $60/$70*

Join former Golden State Warrior Joe Ellis to develop skills, understand team concepts and learn basic basketball concepts through hands-on practice. No clinic 5/30, 6/20 (4 classes). Code: 25570

NFL Flag Football: Ages 7 – 11

Boys and girls will have a blast with this fun and exciting league that emphasizes football skills and teamwork. All participants enjoy playtime and receive both an NFL reversible jersey and an award at the end of the season (6 classes). Registration and evaluation on Sunday, June 6 from 9:00 – 11:00 am.

• Pee Wee division: Ages 7 – 8

Sun • 7/11 – 8/15 • 8:30 am – 12:30 pm • ATF • $72/$85* Code: 25574

Youth Basketball Clinic: Ages 7 – 12

Sun • 5/23 - 6/27 • 1:00 - 2:00 pm • Dan Cook Gym • $60/$70*

Focus on passing, dribbling and shooting skills with an emphasis on team offensive and defensive concepts. No clinic 5/30 and 6/20 (4 classes) Instructor: Ed Schuler. Code: 25595

Youth Soccer Clinic: Coed Ages 4 – 12

Beginning to advanced soccer skills and team concepts will be covered along with weekly scrimmages. No clinic 7/3 (8 classes). Instructor: World Cup Soccer Academy staff.

• Session 1: Ages 4 – 6

• Junior division: Ages 9 – 11

Sun • 7/11 – 8/15 • 12:30 – 4:30 pm • ATF • $72/$85* Code: 25573

Sat • 6/12 – 8/7 • 10:00 – 11:00 am • ATF • $115/$140* Code: 25575

• Session 2: Ages 7 – 12

Sat • 6/12 – 8/7 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm • ATF • $115/$140* Code: 25576

NFL Flag Football Clinic: Ages 6 – 14

Tue • 6/15 - 8/10 • 5:30 - 7:00 pm • ATF • $115/$140*

Improve offensive and defensive skills in preparation for our Fall Flag Football League! Instructor: Sports and Recreation staff. No clinic 7/13 (8 classes). Code: 25572

"I love this place! The equipment is in excellent condition, there are never waits to get on the machines, and if you’re interested in classes, they have a great variety at convenient times. Five stars to the PJCC…love it!" ~PJCC Member

Foster City Parks & Recreation presents

The 7th Annual Polynesian Festival Sat • 5/1 • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm • Leo Ryan Park Amphitheatre Bring the ‘ohana (family) for a day of Hawaiian hula dancers, Samoan sivas, Tongan kailao and rhythmic Tahitian and Cook Islands drum dances. Enjoy food and arts, crafts booths and outrigger canoe rides. E komo mai! (welcome)! For details, call Foster City Recreation Center at 650.286.3380. 4

First price = Member (M); Second price = Public (P) • Board Rm = Board Room • Rm AB = Room AB • Rm C = Room C • Conf Rm A = Conference Room A MPR = Early Childhood Education Multi-Purpose Room • ATF = Artificial Turf Field


AQUATICS

AQUATICS Barracuda Youth Swim Team: Ages 5 – 18 Year-Round Program!

Pre–Swim Team: Seals Ages 5 – 12 Prepare for the Barracuda swim team! Swimmers will learn: • To swim 50 meters freestyle (no fins) with flip turns • To swim 50 meters backstroke (no fins) with a crossover turn • To swim 25 meters butterfly and breaststroke (no fins) with correct breathing • The required list of nine stroke drills • The correct use of a pace clock • To develop a correct start from a sit-down dive for each of the four strokes • The correct turns for all four strokes For Pre-Swim Team information, call the Aquatics registration office at 650.378.2782.

Focus on technique, endurance and speed in the outdoor pool. Swimmers must make arrangements to tryout if they are new to our team. Practice up to five days of the week. PAYMENT OPTIONS!

Use your credit card or our convenient bank draft registration system for monthly payments. You may cancel any time during the season by notifying the PJCC in writing on or before the 15th of each monthly. The cancellation will become effective on the last day of that month. Cancellation notices received on or after the 16th will become effective on the last calendar day of the following month. Monthly Fees: $98/$120* • No Practice 5/18, 5/19, 5/31 Bronze Level

For swimmers competent in 50 yards freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke, with knowledge of butterfly. Silver Level

Discover the Peninsula’s beautiful aquatics complex! We offer awardwinning swim lessons; indoor, outdoor and kiddie pools; open swim and aqua fitness.

For swimmers competent in all four racing strokes, starts and turns, who can swim continuously for 20 minutes. Gold Level

For swimmers who can train autonomously, read a pace clock, and swim distances of 200 yards or greater. For swim team information, call the Sports & Recreation department at 650.378.2776.

For lessons and pools schedules, please visit www.pjcc.org.

"Malia loves taking swim lessons here. She started in Water Babies and has successfully moved up to Tadpoles. The teachers are great, knowledgeable and fun with the kids. Malia always looks forward to her PJCC swim lessons.” ~PJCC Member

*Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

www.pjcc.org • 650.212.PJCC (7522)

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JEWISH LIFE

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Programs KO R Ewith T this symbol are made possible by the Koret-Taube Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood. The PJCC is honored with the Koret Foundation and Taube Philanthropies to explore a broad array of Jewish TAUto B partner E INITIATIVE cultural and educational opportunities.

KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE Lag B'Omer Family Olympics

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Sun • 5/2 • 3:00 – 5:00 pm • MPR • Member Adult $8; Child $5/Public Adult $10; Child $7

Join us for an entertaining afternoon of sports and games! Get your hair trimmed, snack on S'mores and even win a medal! Space is limited and pre-registration recommended. Prices increase on April 29. This program is partially supported by a generous grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Code: 25581

Jewish Book Club for Kids: Ages 8 - 12 Wed • 6/9 • 4:00 – 5:30 pm Rm C • $6/$8

Join us for a reading of The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky. Snacks provided. Instructor: Stephanie Levin. This program is

partially funded by a generous grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Code: 25582

Girls Rock! An Intergenerational Rosh Hodesh Gathering Sun • 6/13 • 4:00 – 6:00 pm • Board Rm • $8/$6

Rosh Hodesh is a traditional Jewish New Moon celebration for women. This program is for girls ages 7 – 11 and their moms, aunts, grandmas or any special women in their life. Instructor: Stephanie Levin. This program is partially supported by a generous grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Code: 25584

TAU B E KT Peninsula Summer Ulpan: INITIATIVE

Intensive Hebrew Language Study

KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE

This small class setting allows students to thrive within a community of learners while enjoying individual attention. Lessons focus on reading, writing, speaking and understanding modern Hebrew (5 classes). Instructor: Orna Morad is a native Israeli who has been teaching Hebrew for over 24 years. To determine appropriate class level and to register, please contact Rabbi Tamar Malino at 650.378.2743. Participants may register for one or multiple weeks depending upon their levels. This program was created with the Oshman Family JCC.

• Level Aleph (Beginner)

Mon–Fri • 5/24 – 5/28 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Oshman JCC Palo Alto • $500/$450; $575/$525 Code: 25585

• Level Bet (Advanced Beginner)

Mon–Fri • 5/31 – 6/4 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Oshman JCC Palo Alto • $500/$450; $575/$525 Code: 25586

• Level Gimel (Intermediate)

Mon–Fri • 6/7 – 6/11 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Oshman JCC Palo Alto • $500/$450; $575/$525 Code: 25587

• Level Daled (Advanced Intermediate)

Mon–Fri • 6/14 – 6/18 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Oshman JCC Palo Alto • $500/$450; $575/$525 Code: 25588

• Level Hey (Most Advanced)

Mon–Fri • 6/21 – 6/25 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Oshman JCC Palo Alto • $500/$450; $575/$525 Code: 25589

• Level Aleph (Beginner)

Mon-Fri • 6/28 – 7/2 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Oshman JCC Palo Alto • $500/$450; $575/$525 Code: 25590

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TAU BE KT The Rabbi and the Chef: Spirituality in the Kitchen INITIATIVE

Tue • 5/4 & 5/11 • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • Burlingame KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE PJCC and PTS Members Series: $70; Public $90* Per class: $40/$50*

Learn how to mindfully prepare delicious, wholesome, nourishing and affordable meals in the mood while exploring Jewish mystical concepts about for food and eating. Invite friends and family to enjoy food the fabulous meal you will create! • May 4: Eastern European Cuisine • May 11: Local and seasonal produce celebrating first fruits for Shavuot Cooking and discussion: 5:30 – 7:30 pm; meal 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Team-taught by Rabbi Tamar Malino, Associate Executive Director of Jewish Life at the PJCC, and East Bay Chef Avishai Pearlson of Passion Foods. Co-sponsored by and located at Peninsula Temple Sholom. Code: 25016

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PJCC Family Day of Service: Ages 4 – Adult

Sun • 6/6 • 3:00 - 5:00 pm • Santa Clara • Adult: $6; child: $3

Join us for an afternoon of community service with our partners, My New Red Shoes, at their shoe warehouse at 2400 Cordensa Street in Santa Clara. This program is partially

supported by generous grants from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Code: 25583

It has been many years since Marilyn and I have felt a connection with our Jewish community. Well, we now feel reconnected and it makes us feel so good." ~PJCC Member

First price = Member (M); Second price = Public (P) • Board Rm = Board Room • Rm AB = Room AB • Rm C = Room C • Conf Rm A = Conference Room A MPR = Early Childhood Education Multi-Purpose Room • ATF = Artificial Turf Field


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The Contemporary Jewish Museum has embarked food on a year-long project with Julie Seltzer a soferet (a professionally trained female scribe) who is writing out the entire text of the Torah while on view at the museum. Before becoming a soferet, Julie was a baker. Join Julie in a hands-on workshop demonstrating the connections between food and text through braiding and baking homemade challah in the shape of Hebrew letters. Advance registration required. Presented

TAU B E Gumbo Jam with Chef Joey KT Kosher INITIATIVE

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Sun • 6/13 • 5:00 pm • Hamlin Garden • $12/$15; Door: $17

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Celebrity Chef Joey Altman, host of Bay Café and author of Without Reservations, jams with fellow Bay Area musical chefs for a unique concert experience--the band plays and cooks as the audience dances and eats! Code: 25531

in partnership with the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Code: 25497

Peninsula Jewish Community Center Your Center for Life!

Community

Art Show

Calling all artists! The Peninsula Jewish Community Center is pleased to host our first-ever juried community art show, July 2 – August 29, 2010. We realize that many talented artists reside and create locally in our community. It is with pride and admiration that we open the Center’s gallery to showcase a wide variety of their works. Bay Area artists are invited to submit entries to this juried art show. Accepted original works will be exhibited in the award-winning PJCC Gallery from July 2 – August 29, 2010. Application deadline: Monday, May 3, 2010 For entry guidelines and to download application, please visit www.pjcc.org/artshow.

July 2 - August 29, 2010

PJCC Art Gallery Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

*Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

www.pjcc.org • 650.212.PJCC (7522)

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FREE PROGRAMS Hachnasat Or'chim (Welcoming All) One of the PJCC’s Guiding Principles is Hachnasat Or’chim, or “welcoming all.” In this spirit, our Center doors are open to the entire community. We invite you to enjoy our many FREE programs and events listed below.

Free for Everyone Adult Library Lounge with computer and Internet access

Center hours

Free WiFi throughout Center

Center hours

Shabbat in the Lobby

Fri • 3:00 pm

Sit and Knit

Mon • 10:00 am

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Let’s Talk About It

Wed • 2:00 pm

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Studying Brain Exercise: How Scientists Determine Efficacy

Tue • 5/4 • 6:30 pm

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2nd Annual Family Health and Fitness Day

Sun • 5/16 • 1:00 pm

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PJCC Preschool Open House

Thu • 5/27 • 4:00 pm

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Free for Center and Community Members Drop-in Bridge

Tue •1:00 pm

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An Afternoon of Mah Jongg

Thu • 1:00 pm

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Family Gym

Sunday Schedule: 5/2, 5/16, 6/6, 6/20 • 12:00 pm

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TV News: How It Got the Way It Is and Does It Have a Future?

Mon • 5/3 • 2:00 pm

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Yiddish Club

Tue • 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15 • 10:30 am

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Get Up & Go: Danny Kaye–The Jester and the Lyricist

Wed • 5/12 • 1:00 pm

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The Future of Print Journalism

Mon • 5/17 • 2:00 pm

Men's Discussion Group

Mon • 5/17 & 6/21 • 10:30 am

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Jewish Book Discussion Group

Tue • 5/25, 6/29 • 10:30 am

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Get Up & Go: Irving Berlin's America

Wed • 5/26 • 1:00 pm

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Bread and Blessings: A Look at the Jewish Traditions of Bread

Mon • 6/7 • 2:00 pm

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Get Up & Go: The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh

Wed • 6/16 • 1:00 pm

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Women as Cooks and Gatekeepers of Jewish Identity

Mon • 6/21 • 2:00 pm

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Get Up & Go: Swing Violin and Guitar Duo

Wed • 6/30 • 1:00 pm

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Free for Center Members Bring-a-Friend Fridays Specialty Class

Fri • 5/28 & 6/25 • 6:30 pm

Intro to Pilates Reformer

Please visit the Welcome Center or call 650.378.2702 to schedule.

Fun in the Sun Center Member Pool Party

Sun • 6/27

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Visit www.pjcc.org for more details. Visit www.pjcc.org for more details.

First price = Member (M); Second price = Public (P) • Board Rm = Board Room • Rm AB = Room AB • Rm C = Room C • Conf Rm A = Conference Room A MPR = Early Childhood Education Multi-Purpose Room • ATF = Artificial Turf Field


JEWISH PROGRAMS Chavaya Yehudit • Jewish Life The PJCC also celebrates the Guiding Principle of Chavaya Yehudit, or “Jewish Life.“ We invite you to enjoy these Jewish programs—dynamic gifts of Jewish culture, tradition, ethics and community.

Jewish Family Fare Lag B'Omer Family Olympics

Sun • 5/2 • 3:00 pm

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PJCC Preschool Open House

Thu • 5/27 • 4:00 pm

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Girls Rock! An Intergenerational Rosh Hodesh Gathering

Sun • 6/13 • 4:00 pm

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Jewish Clubs And Classes Yiddish Club

Tue • 5/4, 5/18, 6/1 • 10:30 am

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Beth El Senior Friendship Club

Thu • 5/6 – 6/24 • 12:00 pm

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Peninsula Summer Ulpan: Intensive Hebrew Language Study

Various dates

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Jewish Book Discussion Group

Tue • 5/25, 6/29 • 10:30 am

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Jewish Book Club for Kids! Ages 8 – 12

Wed • 6/9 • 4:00 pm

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Bread & Blessings: A Look at the Jewish Traditions of Bread

Mon • 6/7 • 2:00 pm

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Women as Cooks and Gatekeepers of Jewish Identity

Mon • 6/21 • 2:00 pm

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Jewish Arts and Culture The Rabbi and the Chef: Spirituality in the Kitchen

Tue • 5/4, 5/11 • 5:30 pm

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Baking Bread with Julie Seltzer

Tue • 5/25 • 7:00 pm

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The Jewish Lens of Hollywood

Sun • 6/1– 6/22 • 2:00 pm

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Sunday Cinema presents: My Mexican Shiva

Sun • 6/6 • 2:00 pm

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Jewish Vintners in the Napa Valley

Sun • 6/27

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*Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

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ADULTS

ADULTS Groups & Clubs

Intermediate Bridge with Supervised Play

Tue • 5/11 – 6/29 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • Rm AB • $100/$130*

Sit and Knit

Mon • 5/3 – 6/28 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • Adult Lounge • FREE!

Bring your knitting, embroidery and crocheting projects and stitch yourself a good time. All levels welcome. No meeting 5/31. Code:: 25553

Learn more about bidding and additional conventions (8 classes). Instructor: Sandy Dennison is an experienced teacher who teaches the game privately and at local community centers. Code: 25537

Beginning Bridge

Fri • 5/14 – 6/25 • 1:00 – 3:00 pm • Rm AB • $88/$114*

Yiddish Club

Tue • 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm • Rm C • Free/$2.50*

Increase your Yiddish vocabulary, learn about Yiddish culture, watch videos and make sure the mamaloshen lives! Peer led (4 meetings). Code: 25539

Let’s Talk About It

Wed • 5/5 & 6/30 • 2:00 – 3:00 pm • Rm AB • FREE!

Each week, join current events leader Shirley Rosenberg as she leads lively discussions about the events of the day. All opinions are welcome, creating a forum for stimulating and thoughtprovoking conversation. No meeting 5/19. Code: 25552

Men’s Discussion Group

Mon • 5/17 & 6/21 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm • Room AB • Free/$3*

Share opinions, engage in lively debates in this intelligent forum facilitated by Michael Kass. All men are welcome, regardless of age or viewpoint. Code: May: 35952; June: 25953 KO R E T TAU B E

KT Jewish Book Discussion Group INITIATIVE

Facilitator Jim Van Buskirk is the Book Group Coordinator at the Jewish Community Library in San Francisco. His essays have been featured in various books, magazines and other venues. Books are available from Book Club in a Box of the Bureau of Jewish Education Jewish Community Library.

KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE

Learn the current basics with an emphasis on bidding and play of the hand (7 classes). Instructor: See previous. Code: 25536

Classes The Birth of Impressionism: An Introduction

Wed • 5/5, 5/12, 5/26 • 7:00 – 8:15 pm • Conf Rm A • $30/$39

Explore the roots of Impressionism by looking at the vibrant city scene of Paris of the late 1800's. This class is an introduction to the Impressionist collection loaned to the de Young Museum in San Francisco (3 classes). Instructor: Adam Donovan was a lecturer in the history of art at Rutgers University and City College, City University of New York. Code: 25555

Crazy for Clay!

Wed • 6/16 - 8/4 • 7:00 – 9:30 pm • Art Rm • $160/$190*

Develop hand-building techniques and explore your own creative expressions. Additional $20 materials fee payable upon enrollment. Fee covers firing, clay, glazes, and tools (8 classes). Instructor: Susan Peterson teaches ceramics at Redwood Community Education Program and Skyline Community College. Code: 25562

• May: Crossing the Hudson by Peter Stephan Jungk Tue • 5/25 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm • Rm C • Free/$3*

This comic and dreamlike novel depicts a devoted Orthodox son who finds himself increasingly in conflict with his non observant mother while trapped in an epic traffic jam. Code:

Find us on

25548

• June: Days of Awe by Achy Obejas

Tue • 6/29 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm • Rm C • Free/$3*

The protagonist of this semi-autobiographical novel is enlightened by a revised understanding of her past and culture while uncovering truths about relatives who struggle with their own identities. Code: 25549

Games People Play

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An Afternoon of Mah Jongg

Thu • 5/6 – 6/24 • 1:00 – 4:00 pm • Rm AB • Free/ $2.50*

No instructor will be present so players should be able to play at the intermediate level. Bring your current card. Pre-registration suggested (8 classes). Code: 25540

Drop-in Bridge

Tue • 5/4 – 6/29 • 1:00 – 3:30 pm • Board Rm • Free/$2.50*

Enjoy an entertaining afternoon in the company of other intermediate bridge players (9 classes). For additional information, contact Rhonda Press at 650.378.2717. Code: 25542

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First price = Member (M); Second price = Public (P) • Board Rm = Board Room • Rm AB = Room AB • Rm C = Room C • Conf Rm A = Conference Room A MPR = Early Childhood Education Multi-Purpose Room • ATF = Artificial Turf Field


ADULTS Food For Thought

At the Movies

May: What's New with News?

Best in Cinema: Monday at the Movies

• TV News: Does it Have a Future?

Mon • 5/3 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

Don’t miss the fascinating perspective of award-winning reporter, Bill Schechner, who has been in the business over 40 years. Code: 25554

• The Future of Print Journalism

Mon • 5/17 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

Meet the Executive Editor of the San Mateo County Times, Glenn Rabinowitz, who will discuss his views on the current state of print journalism and its future. Code: 25554 KO R E T

TAU BWhat E KT June: Makes Food "Jewish?" INITIATIVE

in the

Join scholar and teacher Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder and share her special interest in Jewish food.

KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE

mood for

food

From the ancient loaves Sarah baked to sesame seed bagels, bread has always played an important role in Jewish life. Join us as we discuss the history of bread in Judaism. Code: 25560

In a garden that was started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the mostly immigrant farmers have since created a miracle. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis. (80 min). Code: 25543 • ABC Africa (2001)

Mon • 5/24 • 2:00 pm • Rm AB • $3/$4*

Alternatively heartbreaking and optimistic, ABC Africa records a people struggling to deal with the AIDS epidemic and the Ugandan civil war. (84 min). Code: 25544

This poignant, must-see documentary chronicles the life story of Sister Rose Thering, a gutsy Dominican nun who made the battle against anti-Semitism her life's work. (88 min). Code: 25545 • Herb & Dorothy (2009)

Mon • 6/28 • 2:00 pm • Rm AB • $3/$4*

• Women as Cooks and Gatekeepers of Jewish Identity

Mon • 6/21 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

With the shift of Jewish life from country to country, recipes were an important means of maintaining connection and community. Learn about Jewish culinary contributions and how they shaped modern Jewish life. Code: 25560

Events, Trips, & Tours For Your Eyes Only: Art in the East Bay Thu • 5/6 • East Bay • $145

Tour two wonderful art collections, one in Lafayette and one in Orinda. Price includes a delicious lunch and transportation on the PJCC bus. This is a fundraiser to benefit Adult programs and services. Code: 25558

This documentary tells the extraordinary tale of Herb Vogel, a postal clerk, and his wife Dorothy, a librarian. An ordinary couple of modest means who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. (87 min). Code: 25546 KO R E T

TAU B E KT The Jewish Lens of Hollywood INITIATIVE

NEW LOWER PRICE!

Tuesdays, 6/1 – 6/22 • 7:00 – 9:15 pm • Board Rm • $40/$48* KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE

Join popular film expert Elliot Lavine to watch and discuss classic movie examples of the representation of Jews in film. • June 1: The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974) by Ted Kotcheff • June 8: Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) by Woody Allen • June 15: Everything is Illuminated (2005) by Liev Schreiber • June 22: A Serious Man (2009) by Joel and Ethan Cohen Partially subsidized by The Koret-Taube Initiative, a New Look at Jewish Culture and Peoplehood. Code: 25685 KO R E T

TAU B E Cinema presents: My Mexican Shiva KT Sunday INITIATIVE

The Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from Musee d'Orsay

Sun • 6/6 • 2:00 pm • Board Rm $5/$6* KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE

Fri • 6/4 • de Young Museum, San Francisco • $39/$51

Peruse the nearly 100 works by famous French masters from the mid-19th century. Audio tour not included in trip price. Also on display is Amish Abstractions: Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown. No-host lunch in museum café. Home pick-ups $10/location. Museum members may deduct $16. Code: 25556 KO R E T

Sun • 6/27 • Napa • $55/$72 KORET-TAUBE INITIATIVE

Mon • 5/10 • 2:00 pm • Rm AB • $3/$4*

Mon • 6/14 • 2:00 pm • Rm AB • $3/$4*

Mon • 6/7 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

INITIATIVE

• The Garden (2008)

• Sister Rose's Passion (2006)

• Bread and Blessings: A Look at the Jewish Traditions of Bread

TAU B E KT Jewish Vintners in the Napa Valley

NEW TIME!

Pack your favorite snack and enjoy these award-winning films in a comfortable, intimate setting. Lively discussion follows each film. Pre-registration is strongly recommended as space is limited.

in the

mood

for Enjoy touring and wine tasting at HaGafen food Cellars, Napa Valley's only winery that adheres to Jewish dietary laws. Lunch at the Bayleaf Restaurant in Napa before ending your tour at Judd's Hill. Home pick-ups $10/location. Code: 25559

In this sly and charming drama, a family becomes unraveled and secrets are revealed during the week of mourning for their exuberant patriarch. In Hebrew, Spanish, Yiddish with English subtitles. (102 min). Transportation to class available with sufficient need. For transportation, please call the Adult Department at 650.378.2716. Code: 25557

Older Adults Beth El Senior Friendship Club

Thu • 5/6 - 6/24 • 12:00 – 3:00 pm • San Mateo •$1/$1

Members arrive at Temple Beth El with a bag lunch and enjoy a program that begins at 1:00, followed by “Afterthoughts” at 2:00 pm. Coffee and dessert provided. Transportation available depending on location. For details, contact Rhonda Press at 650.378.2717. Code: 25538

*Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

www.pjcc.org • 650.212.PJCC (7522)

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ADULTS • FAMILY ACTIVITIES Get Up & Go Programs and Errand Service Get Up & Go is an activity and errand transportation program for older adults who no longer drive. Programs are free for Get Up & Go participants and PJCC Members and $4 for Non-Members. Programs without transportation are open to all older adults and a low-cost lunch is served at 12:00 pm. Register for Get Up & Go programs through the Adult department at 650.378.2750.

Expanded Errand Service

Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday, Get Up & Go provides transportation within San Mateo County for non-driving older adults to go to medical and personal appointments, shopping and other destinations. Shared ride service is available for $5 round trip. Volunteer escorts are available. Reservations are required no later than the Thursday prior to the date of service. First come, first served, so reserve early. Call Crystal at 650.378.2716.

“I can’t praise it enough! The transportation, the lunch, the programs are always interesting. The warmth of the staff is great. I’m grateful that I have it.” ~Get Up & Go participant

Get Up & Go: Danny Kaye—The Jester and the Lyricist Wed • 5/12 • 1:00 – 2:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

Join former San Francisco Chronicle writer John Stanley who will discuss the genius that was Danny Kaye. Enjoy video clips depicting Kaye’s verbal and physical comedy and learn about his involvement with UNICEF. Code: 25577

Get Up & Go: Irving Berlin's America

Wed • 5/26 • 1:00 – 2:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

Stephen Gill and his troupe, singer Mollie Thompson and pianist Nancy Deussen celebrate Irving Berlin's enormous contribution to the Great American Songbook through song and stories. Code: 25578

Get Up & Go: The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh Wed • 6/16 • 1:00 – 2:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

Noted artist and Van Gogh scholar Marlene Aron will present a lecture and slide show about the life and influences one of the most brilliant and influential painters of the 19th century. Code: 25579

Get Up & Go: Swing Violin and Guitar Duo Wed • 6/30 • 1:00 – 2:00 pm • Board Rm • Free/$4*

Benito Cortez (violin) and Alex Anaya (guitar) perform popular songs from the swing era of 1930’s Paris. Code: 25580

FAMILY ACTIVITIES Family Gym

The PJCC, Kaiser Permanente and Foster City Parks and Recreation present

Have a blast in our kid-friendly gym, especially equipped with soft mats, climbing structures and other fun games. Instructor: PJCC staff. Code: 25571

Sun • 5/16 • 1:00 – 4:30 pm • PJCC • FREE!

Sun • 5/2, 5/16, 6/6, 6/20 • 12:00 – 2:00 pm • Dan Cook Gym Free/$20 per family

2nd Annual Family Health and Fitness Day and Farmers' Market

Farmers 'M begins a arket t 12:30!

Discover the importance of health, nutrition, exercise and safety through fitness-themed games, contests and classes. Bring your Teddy bear for a medical checkup at the Teddy Bear Clinic, shop at the Farmer’s Market, and learn tips for eating healthy in cooking classes! Free, but pre-registration encouraged. Call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2701. Code: 25499

Parent and Child Jewelry Making

Enjoy quality time together while learning simple techniques to make a stunning piece of jewelry. $20 material fee payable upon registration. Instructor: Stacee Gillelen of Dragonfly designs. • Session 1 Thu • 5/6 • 5:00 – 6:30 pm • Art Rm • $55/$75 Additional family member: $20 Code: 25569

PJCC Family Day of Service: Ages 4 – Adult

Sun • 6/6 • 3:00 - 5:00 pm • Santa Clara • Adult: $6; child: $3

Join us for an afternoon of community service with our partners, My New Red Shoes, at their shoe warehouse at 2400 Cordensa Street in Santa Clara. This program is partially supported by generous grants from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Code: 25583

• Session 2

Sun • 5/23 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm • Art Rm • $55/$75 Additional family member: $20 Code: 25568

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First price = Member (M); Second price = Public (P) • Board Rm = Board Room • Rm AB = Room AB • Rm C = Room C • Conf Rm A = Conference Room A MPR = Early Childhood Education Multi-Purpose Room • ATF = Artificial Turf Field


YOUTH & TEEN • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

YOUTH & TEEN For additional programs, see Sports, Clinics & Leagues on page 4. Jewelry Making for Kids: Ages K – Grade 5

NEW !

Tue • 5/18 – 6/8 • 3:40 – 4:40 pm • Art Rm • $70/$90*

Children will explore their creativity through interesting color and texture while improving hand eye coordination, small muscle development and pattern-making skills all in a relaxed, joyful environment. Each child will complete one new piece of jewelry per class. $25 materials fee payable upon registration (4 classes). Instructor: Stacee Gillelen of Dragonfly Designs sells her jewelry in boutiques around the country. www.jewelrybydfly.com. Code: 25564

Parent and Child Jewelry Making

Enjoy quality time together while learning simple techniques to make a stunning piece of jewelry. $20 material fee payable upon registration. Instructor: Stacee Gillelen of Dragonfly Designs. • Session 1 Thu • 5/6 • 5:00 – 6:30 pm • Art Rm • $55/$75 Additional family member: $20 Code: 25569

• Session 2

Sun • 5/23 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm • Art Room • $55/$75 Additional family member: $20 Code: 25568

Jewish Book Club for Kids Ages 8 – 12 Wed • 6/9 • 4:00 – 5:30 pm • Rm C • $6/$8

Join us for a reading of The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky. Snacks provided. Instructor: Stephanie Levin. This program is

partially funded by a generous grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund. Code: 25582

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION The PJCC Early Childhood Education Center offers wonderful age-appropriate summer camp options for children ages 2–5; we are also accepting applications for our award-winning fall Preschool program. For more information call ECE Director Judy Garb at 650.378.2673 or attend our informative Open House on Thursday, May 27 at 4:00 pm.

Specialty Programs Music Together: 1 Month to 4 Years

This national early childhood program involves both children and parents in informal musical activities developmentally appropriate for very young children. Parent or caregiver must be present. Fee includes a songbook and two CD's, one set per family. Instructor: Carl Nikolas of Mo Music. • Session 1 (8 classes)

Wed • 7/7 – 8/25 • 9:30 – 10:15 am • ECE Rm 7 • $160/$210; sibling fee $90 Code: 25567

• Session 2 (8 classes)

Mon • 7/12 – 8/30 • 9:30 – 10:15 am • ECE Rm 7 • $160/$210; sibling fee $90 Code: 25565

• Session 3 (8 classes)

Mon • 7/12 – 8/30 • 10:30 – 11:15 am • ECE Rm 7 • $160/$210; sibling fee $90 Code: 25566

“All I can say is wow! A truly quality program with professional, caring teachers! Well worth the money.” ~PJCC Member *Discounts on Public rates available to Foster City residents for most programs. Member rates apply to Center Members, however Community Members qualify for these rates. Quantities are limited; please call for details.

www.pjcc.org • 650.212.PJCC (7522)

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The Circle

of Life Fund

The Gift That Lives Forever

• Fulfill philanthropic dreams • Build a thriving Jewish community • Provide a legacy of support for future generations • Honor or memorialize a loved one To learn more about leaving your legacy for the future, contact the PJCC Development Office at 650.378.2759 or development@pjcc.org. Planned gifts through the Circle of Life Fund are welcome from people of all incomes and estate sizes.

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Special discount rates for Center and Community Members!

at the PJCC For Adults of all Ages vibrantBrains at the PJCC is making changes in on-site classes and brain fitness programs. Rather than continue with drop-in hours, specific days and times for classes will be scheduled. The following classes are available: Posit Science Brain Fitness Program

Mon/Wed/Fri • 6/2 - 6/23 • 10:00 - 11:00 am • Computer Room $79/$99

Ever experience a “senior moment?” Focus on the auditory part of your brain with these stimulating computer exercises designed to increase processing speed and clear up 'fuzzy' processing. Exercises help you to interpret what you hear quickly and remember it accurately (10 classes). Instructor: vibrantBrains staff. Code: 25592

Posit Science Insight

Mon/Wed/Fri • 6/2 – 6/23 • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm • Computer Room $79/$99

Improve the quality and quantity of information your brain absorbs with your eyes through computer exercises designed to speed up visual processing, sharpen visual precision and improve visual working memory (10 classes). Instructor: vibrantBrains staff. Code: 25593

Cogmed Pro

Mon/Wed/Fri • 6/2 - 7/30 • 9:00 - 10:00 am • Computer Room • $300/$375

This computer-based program is clinically proven to strengthen and increase working memory capacity with rigorous and engaging exercises. Cogmed is offered through vibrantBrains at the PJCC as part of a special trial program and for purposes of this trial, the price is significantly lower than through normal providers (25 classes). Code: 25594

vibrantBrains at Home

Many of your favorite programs are available for sale for home use through vibrantBrains at the PJCC. Customized programs come in two-user formats so you and your spouse/partner can do them together. For an additional fee, coaches are available for assistance by phone; weekly or monthly appointments are available as well. To learn more call vibrantBrains at 415.775.1138. NEW!

Customized classes for groups of ten or more

For details about this exciting new option please call vibrantBrains at 415.775.1138.

FREE LECTURE! Studying Brain Exercise: How Scientists Determine Efficacy Tue • 5/4 • 6:30 – 8:00 pm • Board Rm • Free

Dr. Ronald Ruff will explain the steps involved in scientific studies that examine whether computer-based brain exercises yield positive results. He will also address the basic theory behind skill learning versus memory retraining. Dr. Ruff is a clinical neuropsychologist and rehabilitation psychologist with a private practice in San Francisco. He serves on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals and has been elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. This lecture is free, but advance registration is recommended. Code: 25803

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REGISTRATION FORM I am registering for a program in the following department(s):

Interest Categories

❏ Health & Fitness

❏ Aquatics

❏ Sports & Rec.

❏ Family Programs

❏ Jewish Culture

❏ Cultural Arts

❏ Trips & Tours

❏ Adult

❏ Youth

❏ Camp

❏ Adult Fitness ❏ Wellness

Registration information for Early Childhood Education programs is located on the inside cover of this program guide.

❏ Group Exercise

Type of Membership ❏ Center Member ❏ Public

❏ Pilates

❏ Community Member

Membership Number_________________

❏ Aquatics ❏ Adult Sports, Clinics & Leagues

Customer Information (please copy this form for additional participants) First Name__________________________________ Last Name_ ________________________________________________

❏ Youth Sports, Clinics & Leagues

Street Address___________________________________________________________________________________________

❏ Seasonal Day Camps

City________________________________________ State____________ Zip_ __________________

❏ Early Childhood Education

Day Phone__________________________________ Evening Phone_ ____________________________________________ Email_______________________________________ Date of Birth______________________

❏ Male

❏ Youth & Teen Programs

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❏ Check here if this is a new address.

Child Participant Information

❏ Family Programs ❏ Adult Programs

(if participant is under 18)

Child’s First Name____________________________ Child’s Last Name_ ____________________________________________________ Age______ Date of Birth____________ ❏ Male ❏ Female Emergency Contact__________________________________________ Relationship_____________________ Primary Phone_______________________ Cell Phone_ __________________________________ Special Needs/Food Restrictions/Allergies:______________________________________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature___________________________________________________ Date___________________________________ Participation in PJCC Sports and Recreation programs and Trips and Tours requires a signed Activity Waiver submitted prior to the first session. Parent or legal guardian signature is required for children under 18 years of age. The Activity Waiver can be picked up at the PJCC or downloaded from our Web site at www.pjcc.org. Click on “Registration,” then “Waiver.”

❏ Older Adult Programs ❏ Art & Culture ❏ Jewish Life ❏ LGBT ❏ Volunteer Opportunities

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Please send your completed Program Registration Form and payment to: PJCC Program Registration • 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404


JOIN THE PJCC TODAY! Center Membership includes these special benefits:

• Unlimited use of our state-of-the-art fitness facility, pools, whirlpool and sauna • Member rates for spa services, swim lessons, personal training and much more • Discounts on classes, programs and events • Priority use of childcare services • Members-only special offers and events throughout the year

For more information and Member rates, please call 650.378.2701. Community Membership includes these benfits: • Priority registration for summer camp • Discounts on classes, programs and events* • Guest passes to the Byer Athletic Center

Rates:

$145 per household per year, renewable annually $110 per household for adults 65 and older, renewable annually *Excludes preschool, swim lessons and health and fitness programs

Membership Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join today! E-mail membership@pjcc.org for call 650.378.2701.

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Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage PAID Permit No. 822 San Mateo, CA 94402

Peninsula Jewish Community Center 800 Foster City Blvd. Foster City, CA 94404

The PJCC, Kaiser Permanente and Foster City Parks and Recreation present

2nd Annual Family Health & Fitness Day and Farmers' Market

Kosher Gumbo Jam with Chef Joey Altman and the Soul Peppers Sunday, June 13, 2010 • 5:00 pm Hamlin Garden, PJCC

Sunday, May 16, 2010 • 1:00 – 4:30 pm • PJCC Farmers' Market begins at 12:30!

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Well, Well, Well: Community Health Fair

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PJCC May/June 2010 Program Guide