Social Activities

Socializing can provide a number of benefits to your physical and mental health. Did you know that connecting with friends may also boost your brain health and lower your risk of physical disease?  Looking for ways to boost your social engagement?  We offer ways to get you started. Join us for:

 The J Movie Club | Coffee Klatch | Prime Time | Thank Goodness it’s Thursday (TGIT)

The J Movie Club

We’re building a stronger film club. We help members explore foreign films, documentaries focused on specific issues, collections from featured actors or directors, specific genres. Sometimes, we even select a series of films with similar story structures, such as the hero’s journey. So, come watch and discuss a fabulous movie with us! Bring your lunch and we’ll serve the popcorn.

Third Wednesday of the month | 11:30 am – 2:30 pm | Free | Register

Upcoming Movies

Feb. 21Secret Life of Bees
Mar. 21The Fabulous Baker Boys
Apr. 18Brooklyn Castle
May 16Bernie

Coffee Klatch at the J (Drop-in)

What is a Coffee Klatch? coffee klatch. or coffee klatsch also kaf·fee·klatsch (kŏf′ē-klăch′, -kläch′, kô′fē-) A casual social gathering for coffee and conversation. [Partial translation of German Kaffeeklatsch : Kaffee, coffee + Klatsch, gossip; see klatch.]. Join us twice monthly on a Friday morning. Drop in for FREE coffee, pastries and informal conversation in a coffee shop setting. Meet old and new friends. Check out our events page or home page for upcoming dates.

Prime Time

The most welcoming group at the Gordon JCC is the Prime Time Group for active senior adults. The group hosts a wide range of activities including monthly dinners with interesting programs, monthly meetings, day and overnight trips, parties, brunches and lunches, holiday programs, and cultural events including plays and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) Broadway series. The group also gets together for concerts, pot luck dinners with original entertainment, and community events. The Prime Time group hosts a yearly retreat or trip; last year in Huntsville, Alabama! Help plan our programs! We hold monthly planning meetings. Open to everyone.

Second Monday of the month | 10:30 am in the Library.

Thank Goodness it’s Thursday (TGIT)

A Gordon Jewish Community Center Program for the Senior Crowd, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Middle Tennessee. *Program at the Gordon JCC unless otherwise noted.

11:30: Exercise, blood pressure check and Lunch
12:45- 1:45pm: Program

Lunch: M: $3 | NM: $15


TGIT April 2018
TGIT May 2018