ACTIVE ADULTS

 

Exploring Opera

Thursday, Oct 15, 4-5:30pm

$20 per session

In partnership with our friends at the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA):

Join opera appreciation instructor James Sokol & vocal coach Ron Valentino for a unique journey through opera history via the exploration of arias.  Not familiar with some of these terms? No worries.  This is a wonderful series for the opera newcomer and the long-time fan!

 

The Romantic Period (Oct 15)

From 1830-1900, Meyerbeer, Verdi, Wagner & Massenet dominate the scene and take opera to new dramatic and vocal heights; yes, the singers give more than ever before. Bigger orchestras require bigger voices. The vocal challenges are paramount.

For more information or to register, contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com  or call 813.291.2253.

 

Plugged-In Workshop: How-Tos for Mac & iPhone Users plus One-on-One Help

Sunday, October 18, 11:00 AM

This workshop will include teaching basics of how to use a computer specific to using a Macbook, iPad, or iPhone. The first half of the workshop focuses on the topic of the day, and the other half is dedicated to one-on-one help about anything you are having challenges with.  JCC Plugged-In is where community members connect for answers about tech devices from tech-savvy professionals.  Now is a great time to get Plugged-In!  For more information or to register, contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com or call 813.291.2253.

 

Tuesday Traditions

Tuesday, October 20 & 27, 10:00 AM

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89910130104?pwd=cmMrRW8yMzY0bWdWRFRocEhMMVQzUT09​

Meeting ID: 899 1013 0104​

Password: 373013

Join us for learning and laughter, as we explore topics such as interpersonal relationships, death and loss, God and Idolatry.  People of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome!

To register contact Jen Goldberg at jen.goldberg@jewishtampa.com

 

Learning Express Lunchtime Talk: The US Election Process & Electoral College in Perspective

featuring University of Tampa Professor Emeritus Robert Kerstein 

Thursday, October 22, 12:00 PM

A look at the current election process including the electoral college, how it came to be, how it has changed, and how it works.

 

Exploring Opera

Thursday, Oct 22, 4-5:30pm

$20 per session

In partnership with our friends at the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA):

Join opera appreciation instructor James Sokol & vocal coach Ron Valentino for a unique journey through opera history via the exploration of arias.  Not familiar with some of these terms? No worries.  This is a wonderful series for the opera newcomer and the long-time fan!

 

The Verismo & Modern Periods

The exciting period of Italian “realism” (1890-1920) pushes voices even further, demanding sounds never-before heard on opera’s stages – thrilling, but vocally dangerous! Modern (1900-2020) works bring new tonalities, complex harmonies and new challenges just to push singers even furthers….maybe over the edge?

For more information or to register, contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com or call 813.291.2253.

 

News Talk with Pat Renfroe

Tuesday, October 27, 3:00 PM

Link: https://zoom.us/j/277807633

Call-in number: 929-205-6099

Meeting ID: 277 807 633

News Talk engages in a topical discussion designed to increase knowledge and understanding of world events. There is also a brief review of current news. The discussions are led by Pat Renfroe.

 

Men’s Club Meeting: Featured speaker Club Member Joel Chudnow (prospective members welcome)

Tuesday, October 27, 5:00 PM

The Men’s Club is a group for men to cultivate fellowship and camaraderie through social gatherings, interesting discussions and volunteer activities.  To register contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com

 

Learning Express Lunchtime Talk: Election Protection

featuring Common Cause Florida Executive Director Anjenys Gonzalez-Eilert

Thursday, October 29, 12:00 PM

Common Cause Florida is part of a nonpartisan Election Protection Coalition that seeks to ensure that every eligible voter who wants to vote can and that every vote is counted accurately.  The Common Cause Election Protection program is not affiliated with any party, candidate or issue campaign.

 

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Learning Express: The Political World of Alexander Hamilton

Featuring Joseph McAuliffe, USF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

 

Trace the events and people who shaped Alexander Hamilton’s economic and political philosophy. Although an early opponent to the idea of politically parties, he nevertheless become the father of America’s first political party, the Federalists.

For more information on the programs contact Pnina at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com