Culture & Community

Classes, Workshops and Clubs

Classes for Adults

Voices from War 
In this workshop for veterans we will write our own narratives, while reading excerpted fiction and non-fiction by veterans, military spouses, and select civilians.  Each week we will share student work, learning from each other.  This course is team taught by two writers, a civilian and a veteran.

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Beginner Juggling with the New York Lyric Circus!
Develop new brain cells while improving hand/eye coordination and having a ball. Begin with balls & rings, progress at your own rate.

Wednesdays, 7/9 - 8/20
2:15 – 3:15 PM
M $60, NM $80

Wednesdays, 10/8 - 11/19
2:15 – 3:15 PM
M FREE, NM $90


AfterWork Theater: Class to Stage (all ages welcome!)

AfterWork Theater is a recreational theater experience for non-professional performers. In this unique educational experience you will have the extraordinary opportunity to learn every aspect of theater hands on while you rehearse and perform the fully staged Broadway hit musical, Hairspray.

9/6 - 11/16, Saturdays, 10:00 – 3:00PM
                   Tuesdays,   6:30 - 10:00PM
*Depending on roles, you may not be needed for all classes and rehearsals

(20% Discount): $440 or three payments of $156
(917) 620-1139,

Classes and rehearsals at CAP21 Studios: 18 W 18th St and 
                                           Chelsea Studios: 151 W 26th St, Fifth Floor.
Hairspray will be performed at The Theater at the 14th Street Y.



Senior Study
If you're a senior, take advantage of the educational, social, spiritual, recreational, and Jewish cultural activities provided in our daytime classes.
For more information about our Senior Study Classes please email

Let's Draw Together with Mona Zamdmer               
Love to draw? Then join this non-traditional art class for what teacher Mona Zamdmer describes as "Pleasures of the Pencil."

Wednesdays, 10/8 - 12/17
1:00 – 3:00 PM
M FREE, NM $30

Great Plays of the 20th Century with Ronald Rosenberg
This class will be dedicated to readings of significant plays of the 20th century.

Wednesdays, 10/8 - 12/17
1:30 – 2:30 PM
M FREE, NM $25

The World of Yiddish with Miriam Leberstein
Discover the magic of Yiddish conversation, Yiddish literature, and Jewish current events in this exciting course. Basic Yiddish required.

Wednesdays, 10/8 - 12/17
10:30 – 12:15 PM
M FREE, NM $25

Daytime Knitting Circle
Work on your own handiwork projects as you enjoy conversation with other knitters.

Tuesdays,10/7 - 12/23
1:30 – 3:00 PM
M FREE, NM $30

Monday Book Club
This book club is led by Lorraine Lamazor-Kwest, a trained and certified NY Public Library Group Leader. 

Mondays, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/8
10:45 - 12:00 PM

Book TBA.