Programs

Sundays

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Poetry Reading Series

Directed by Gayl Teller, Nassau County Poet Laurette 2009-2011

One Sunday Afternoon Each Month | 2:00-4:00 pm

FEATURED READERS:

  • February 12, 2023 – M. A. Dennis
  • March 26, 2023 – Sasha Ettinger
  • April 16, 2023 – Tammy Nouzo Morgan
  • May 7, 2023 — Doug Sweezey

Mondays

Mini Bus

Library Bus

The Mid-Island Y JCC is pleased to partner with POB Library for FREE bus transportation to the Library for seniors and other Plainview-Old Bethpage residents on Monday morning.
Call (516) 822-3535, x385 for more information.
Bus reservations must be made by Thursday of the previous week.

Transportation is offered weekly.

Join us at the Library for Trivia Hour with Hillary Cook
Mondays | 11:00 am-12:00 pm
March 6, 2023 and March 20, 2023

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Stitched Together: Virtual Knitting And Crocheting Circle

Join other needlework lovers Monday mornings from the comfort of your home for discussion and camaraderie as we work!

Mondays | 10:30 am

Zoom ID: 898 1702 1488

For more information, Call Puja at 516.822.3535, x345

Zoom Room
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Veterans Breakfast

10:15 am
February 13, 2023 | Military Trivia with Hillary
March 13, 2023 | Reflections on the Cold War with Philip Nicholson

Contact: Hillary Cook at (516) 822-3535, x328 | [email protected]
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Calling All Poker Players!

Looking for a game?
Come down to our Open Play at the Mid-Island Y JCC.
Open Play takes place weekly in the Mid-Island Y JCC Studios.
New players looking for a game are encouraged to come the first week of each month to try and match with other new players.

Fee: $8 per person | Members: FREE
12:30-2:30 pm

To ensure adequate table set-ups, please call ahead:
Marcia Cooperman: (516) 822-3535, x310

To Reserve A Table, Click Here
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Open Play

Reserve a table in our INDOOR STUDIOS… and enjoy a game with friends!*

Looking for a new game/group, stop by the first Monday of each month for MEET UP MONDAY
and try to match with others looking to play!

Have an existing game/group and need a place to play? Reserve a table any/all Mondays!

Fee: $8 per person | Members: FREE
12:30-2:30 pm

*Reserve our game-sets for Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, or Rummy-O, or bring your own game of choice!
Call ahead, reservations are encouraged. Drop-ins welcome, subject to available space.
Please contact Marcia, 516-822-3535 x310

To Reserve A Table, Click Here

Tuesdays

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Jewish Learning Series

Join the Mid Island Y JCC and a host of guest presenters for interesting and relevant lectures and discussions related to Judaism and Jewish Culture.

Weekly On Tuesdays | 12:30-1:30 pm

  • February 7 – The Abraham Accords presented by Benji Rogers, Director of Middle East and North Africa Initiatives at the American Jewish Committee of Long Island
  • February 14 – What’s Love Got to do With It? presented by Rabbi Jay Weinstein from Congregation Simchat HaLev
  • February 21 – Life After Life presented by Chaya Teldon from Chabad of Long Island
  • February 28 – Mickey Marcus: The George Washington of Israel presented by Paul Rosenfeld

Free for Members, $5 for non-members

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Self-Led Veteran’s Discussion

A hybrid group run by Veterans for Veterans the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday of each month.

12:30-1:30 pm

In-person at the JCC, or join on Zoom at:
Zoom Room
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Building Your Brain

One of your favorite in-person groups is back! Join us for an hour of paper and pencil brain games!
Exercise your brain, challenge your memory and have fun!

Every Tuesday | 10:30am
Fee: $8 | Member Fee: $5

For more information, contact Hillary at (516) 822-3535, x328 or [email protected]

Click Here To Register
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The Manes Foundation Adult Cultural Center Presents

Beginner Watercolor

David Feldman will teach us his methods for color mixing, paint application, and use of wet and dry application to create beautiful watercolor paintings. Registration cost includes a supply kit with watercolor brushes and a tray of paints.

Contact : Alana Rosenstein, 516.822.3535 x385 [email protected]

Tuesdays | 10:00-11:30 am

New Dates TBA

Fee: $195 per person | Member Discounted Fee: $145

Register Here

Wednesdays

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Beginner Canasta

Learn introductory Canasta from the team of Amy and Emma.

Wednesdays
January 25, 2023-March 1, 2023

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Fee: $195*
Member Discounted Fee: $145*

In addition to the registration fee, there is a $15/ person material fee to be paid directly to the instructors by each student.

For more information, contact Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x380 or [email protected]

Click Here To Register
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Canasta Supervised Play

For those with beginner Canasta knowledge/experiencing, wishing to improve their game through supervised play and instruction with the teaching team of Emma and Amy.

Wednesdays
New Dates TBA

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Fee: $95*
Member Discounted Fee: $75*

In addition to the registration fee, there is a $15/ person material fee to be paid directly to the instructors by each student.

For more information, contact Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x385 or [email protected]

Click Here To Register
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Singles Series – Try, Experience, Connect!

Join Other Mature Singles (ages 55+) for a 5-session series designed to help you identify interests, try activities, build connections with others, and share
feedback to inform the future direction of MIYJCC programming for Single Adults.

Select Wednesdays | 6:30-8:00 pm

February 15, 2023
March 1, 2023
March 15, 2023

At the Door Price: $12/session, Member Discounted Price: $10/session

For more information, contact Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x380, [email protected]

Click Here To Register

Thursdays

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The Manes Foundation Adult Cultural Center Presents

Stained Glass Series

Kelly Schulte-Smith will teach us the artistry and techniques of Stained Glass, including design, cutting, grinding, copper foiling and soldering. Each participant will have the opportunity to create their own stained glass piece. Supplies are included in the cost of registration.

Thursdays | 10:00 am-1:00 pm

January 26, 2023-March 2, 2023

Non Member Fee: $210. The member discounted price for full MIYJCC Members: $160

Registration cost includes all supplies

For more information, contact Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x380 or lkatz@miyjcc.org

Click Here To Register
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Young Moms Beginner Mah Jongg

Put the kids to bed and join us for a fun night of Mah Jongg! Players will learn the tiles and gain basic skills to learn how to play the game.

6 Thursdays
7:15-9:00 pm
January 12, 2023-February 16, 2023

Non Members Fee: $185. The member discounted price for full MIYJCC Members: $135

For more information, contact Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x380 or [email protected]

Click Here To Register
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The Manes Foundation Adult Cultural Center Presents

Evening Stained Glass Series

Kelly Schulte-Smith will teach us the artistry and techniques of Stained Glass, including design, cutting, grinding, copper foiling and soldering. Each participant will have the opportunity to create their own stained glass piece. Supplies are included in the cost of registration.

8 Thursdays | 6:30-8:30 pm

March 2, 2023-May 4, 2023
(no class April 6 or April 13)

Non Member Fee: $210. The member discounted price for full MIYJCC Members: $160

Registration cost includes all supplies

For more information, contact Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x380 or lkatz@miyjcc.org

Click Here To Register

Fridays

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Intermediate Watercolor

Join with instructor Louise Fucci for an intermediate watercolor class.

Fridays | 11:00 am-2:00 pm

March 10-April 28, 2023
(No Class April 7, 2023)

Member Cost: $175
Non Member Cost: $210

Click Here To Register
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Phone-in Bingo Bonanza

Dial in or join us by Zoom video chat for an afternoon of Bingo fun.

Select Fridays | 11:15 am

February 10, 2023

Please call Linda Katz at (516) 822-3535, x380 to request your Bingo Board

Toll-Free Dial-In: 1-877 853 5247 | Meeting ID: 878 4510 1101
Or visit zoom.us and enter meeting code 878 4510 1101

Zoom Room