Adult Enrichment


Registration for the following programs will open approximately one month before each event. 

Brush and Bordeaux

Create art from the heart through an evening of guided painting instruction with Tracy Lennon. Spring into action with a paintbrush and a glass of wine, and let your creativity do the best! Registration includes apron, paint, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres. 

Coming Soon!

Check back for more details

Additional Adult Enrichment programs will be starting this Fall. Please check back regularly for updates or contact Grace at or 203-387-2424 x228 for more information.

Past Adult Enrichment Programs

Below are examples of Adult Enrichment programs we've run in the recent past and may run again. For more information about upcoming Adult Enrichment programs, please check our current Program Guide or contact Grace at or 203-387-2424 x228.

Clay Date at the J

Play with clay! Learn how to make a set of stoneware slab bowls. Open to all skill levels. Instruction provided by Jess Ginnow from The Clay Date.

Tuesdays, May 1 - May 29 | 7-9 p.m.

MakerSpace at the J

M: $150 | C: $185

Wood Projects for the Home

Build your own custom wood projects for your home or as a gift for someone special in the JCC’s brand new MakerSpace.Build your own custom wood projects for your home or as a gift for someone special in the JCC’s brand new MakerSpace..​

Wednesdays, May 2 - 30 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.

MakerSpace at the J

Member: $65 Class/$300 Series

Community: $85 Class/$400 Series

5/2: Backyard Bird Feeder

5/9: Beer/Wine Caddy

5/16: Tool Box/Garden Planter

5/23: Custom Door Mat

5/30: Everyday Bread Board

Bake Like Bubbe Baking Series

Join balabusta Shelley Gans in the kitchen to learn how to make delicious Jewish classics.

Thursdays, May 10 -31 | 7-9 p.m.

JCC of Greater New Haven

M: $50 | C: $60

May 10 - Challah

May 17 - Rugelach

May 24 - Chocolate Babka

May 31- Mandelbrot & Apple Cake

Mediterranean Meals

This exciting hands-on cooking series will explore delicious Mediterranean cuisines. Local chef Revi Bellin brings you a culinary experience you don’t want to miss! Learn how to make dishes from Israel, Morocco, Spain and France.

Mondays, June 11-July 2  |  7-9 PM

JCC of Greater New  Haven

M: $25/$90  |  C: $30/$100


June 11 - Israel

June 18 - Morocco

June 25 - Spain

July 2 - France

The Big Read

Tuesday, May 15 | 7-8:30 p.m. | JCC, Woodbridge | FREE

The JCC of Greater New Haven and the Woodbridge Town Library are proud to be part of the International Festival of Arts & Idea's "Big Read" initiative, featuring Claudia Rankine's book, "Citizen: An American Lyric," made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Senior Health Fair

Wednesday, May 16 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | JCC, Woodbridge | FREE

Health offerings and wellness screenings for senior citizens. Hosted by New England Young at Heart.