The Active Life



The Active Life Program seeks to enrich the lives of adults in the Jewish community and the community-at-large through educational, cultural, social and recreational offerings. Activities include movies, arts & crafts, jazz, Jewish lectures, Yiddish conversation and much more!


July/August Newsletter (.pdf)

May/June Newsletter (.pdf)

Upcoming Programs  

  • “Art Exploration through Drawing” with Todd Larson, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. May 1 – 22; June 5 – 26. $55 per session – all supplies included.
  • Art Talks with Wendy Evans – May 2 - “L’Chaim: Introduction to Jewish Artists,” June 20 - “Impressionism and Post Impressionism” – 11 a.m. - $5 per person.
  • Nora Cascardo, PT, OMPT of Premier Therapy Centers, Inc. will present 2 programs at the JCC, May 13Sciatica – 12:30 p.m.; June 17Back Care – 12:30 p.m. No charge. This is a joint program of The Active Life and the JCC Center for Health and Wellness.
  • “Express Yourself in Writing” facilitated by Oakland University Professor Leba Rautbort. Tuesdays, May 21 – June 18, 1 – 2:30 p.m. $12 per class or $50 for the 5 week session.This is a joint program of The Active Life (TAL) and the Henry & Delia Meyers Library.
  • “Yiddish Influence on English,” Thursday, June 13, 1 p.m. – no charge – presented by Professor Emeritus, WSU – Geoffrey Nathan and Professor Emerita, WSU, Margaret Winters.

To RSVP or for information – [email protected] or 248.432.5467.


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