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Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Sep 3 - Dec 10
fall
6pm custom
The Shabbat Shop
An Adaptations Social Enterprise Get everything you need in one place to welcome Shabbat into your home. - Challah - Grape Juice - Candles - Flowers - Kosher Baked Goods Located in the lobby of The JCC in Manhattan. All proceeds from The Shabbat Shop benefit programming at The Jack and Shirley Silver Center for Special Needs. (more)LEARN MORE
special needs > adaptations
Fri, Sep 5 - Dec 26
fall
8:30am weekly
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Sep 8 - Dec 15
fall
5:30pm weekly
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Sep 9 - Dec 2
fall
6:30pm custom
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults aged 15-29 with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class size and dedicated instructors. An intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Nov 10 - Jan 12
fall
7pm weekly
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults aged 15-29 with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class size and dedicated instructors. An intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Nov 16 - Jan 11
fall
1:30pm weekly
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Dec 1
fall
5:30pm once
Adaptations Game Night
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special needs > adaptations
Mon, Dec 1
fall
7:15pm once
Adaptations Circuit Training
Come every week to learn how to train your body into the shape you want. Sign up by yourself or with other Adaptations participants to work out with Jamar, a terrific and talented certified trainer in the JCC Fitness Center. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Dec 2
fall
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Dec 2
fall
6:30pm once
Adaptations Thursday Night Social
Each month one of our fantastic interns creates a social event for you to enjoy. Each one will be something different—come to the JCC for a karaoke night, a 90s dance party, or a fun scavenger hunt! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Dec 4
fall
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Saturday Night IN with CANY
REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN ON SATURDAY SO PLEASE REGISTER EARLY OR ONLINE! Spend a theatrical evening with CANY in the comfort of the JCC. We'll have drama games, entertainment, friends, snacks and memories to be made! (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sat, Dec 6
fall
6pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Dec 7
fall
3pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Dec 8
fall
5:30pm once
Adaptations Chat 'n' Chew
Come join us for Chat ’n Chew, a monthly casual dinner where you can get to know other people, practice socialization skills, and make friends in the comfort of our surroundings. Here is a place you can get to know people in the welcoming environment of the JCC. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Dec 8
fall
7pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Circuit Training
Come every week to learn how to train your body into the shape you want. Sign up by yourself or with other Adaptations participants to work out with Jamar, a terrific and talented certified trainer in the JCC Fitness Center. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Dec 9
fall
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships
Dating consultant Jeremy Hamburgh welcomes you to Adaptations Dating & Relationships, where we will focus on how to make and keep friends, and develop romantic relationships. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Dec 9
fall
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Dec 10
fall
6pm once
Adaptations And/Or
Join us once a month for a social activity. Maybe we'll try out a new restaurant, perhaps we'll play bingo or watch a movie together. Adaptations wants to create an inclusive and safe place for people who identify as lgbtq AND/OR are curious what it means to be "not straight". While Adaptations programs are open to anyone who has had an intake, this group is especially for people who identify as lgbtq, are curious, or questioning their sexuality. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Dec 11
fall
6:30pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Dec 14
fall
3pm once
Adaptations Night to Shine
Each semester we host an event to showcase the creative works in our writing and art programs. Please come and celebrate the creativity of our community—whether it's with your own creative works or in support of one another. The evening is open to the Adaptations community, our friends, and families. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Dec 14
fall
5pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Dec 15
fall
5:30pm once
Adaptations Circuit Training
Come every week to learn how to train your body into the shape you want. Sign up by yourself or with other Adaptations participants to work out with Jamar, a terrific and talented certified trainer in the JCC Fitness Center. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Dec 16
fall
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Dine Out
Interested in catching up with old friends and making new ones over dinner? Spend an evening dining with Adaptations participants at a local restaurant. If you have a new restaurant you want to check out, or a favorite you'd like to return to, let us know. If your idea is chosen, you will help plan the evening, and we will pay for your meal. Registration through the Box Office is mandatory. A maximum of 9 participants can attend at each location. Registration is first come, first serve so pre-register to save your spot! Meet the group in the JCC lobby at 6:30 pm and travel to the restaurant together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Dec 18
fall
6:30pm once
Adaptations: Dine Out
Interested in catching up with old friends and making new ones over dinner? Spend an evening dining with Adaptations participants at a local restaurant. If you have a new restaurant you want to check out, or a favorite you'd like to return to, let us know. If your idea is chosen, you will help plan the evening, and we will pay for your meal. Registration through the Box Office is mandatory. A maximum of 9 participants can attend at each location. Registration is first come, first serve so pre-register to save your spot! Meet the group in the JCC lobby at 6:30 pm and travel to the restaurant together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Dec 18
fall
6:30pm once
Adaptations Anime Group
Are you tired of keeping your inner otaku a secret? Do you want to watch anime beyond Dragon Ball or Bleach? If so, come to Anime Group and find others who share your passion. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Dec 21
fall
2pm18 - 0once
Adaptations New Year's Eve...Eve Dance
It's an Adaptations tradition—saying goodbye to another year with a dance party. Don't miss this spectacular event with friends from your favorite programs. Register early to ensure your spot at this special occasion. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Dec 30
fall
6pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Jan 4
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Anime Group
Are you tired of keeping your inner otaku a secret? Do you want to watch anime beyond Dragon Ball or Bleach? If so, come to Anime Group and find others who share your passion. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Jan 4
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Jan 5
winter
5:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Jan 6
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Jan 7
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Thursday Night Social
Each month one of our fantastic interns creates a social event for you to enjoy. Each one will be something different—come to the JCC for a karaoke night, a 90s dance party, or a fun scavenger hunt! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Jan 8
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Jan 11
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Jan 12
winter
5:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships
Dating consultant Jeremy Hamburgh welcomes you to Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships, where we will focus on how to make and keep friends, and develop romantic relationships. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Jan 13
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations 40s+
We invite you to take part in an exciting experience for adults in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with learning or developmental disabilities. The 40+ meet-up will provide a variety of social experiences, including dining out, dating tips, cooking, trips, and more. Together, we will create an environment, which offers support, resources, and the richness of community. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Jan 14
winter
6pm40 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Jan 18
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Jan 20
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Jan 21
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations And/Or
Join us once a month for a social activity; Maybe we'll try out a new restaurant, perhaps we'll play bingo or watch a movie together. Adaptations wants to create an inclusive and safe place for people who identify as lgbtq AND/OR are curious what it means to be "not straight". While Adaptations programs are open to anyone who has had an intake, this group is especially for people who identify as lgbtq, are curious, or questioning their sexuality. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Jan 22
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Jan 25 - Mar 15
winter
1:30pm weekly
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Jan 25
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Jan 25
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Jan 26
winter
5:30pm18 - 0once
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Jan 26 - Mar 23
winter
7pm weekly
Adaptations Chat 'n' Chew
Come join us for Chat 'n' Chew, a monthly casual dinner where you can get to know other people, practice socialization skills, and make friends in the comfort of our surroundings. Here is a place you can get to know people in the welcoming environment of the JCC. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Jan 27
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 1
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Anime Group
Are you tired of keeping your inner otaku a secret? Do you want to watch anime beyond Dragon Ball or Bleach? If so, come to Anime Group and find others who share your passion. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 1
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Feb 2
winter
5:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Feb 3
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Feb 4
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Thursday Night Social
Each month one of our fantastic interns creates a social event for you to enjoy. Each one will be something different—come to the JCC for a karaoke night, a 90s dance party, or a fun scavenger hunt! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Feb 5
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 8
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 8
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Feb 9
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships
Dating consultant Jeremy Hamburgh welcomes you to Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships, where we will focus on how to make and keep friends, and develop romantic relationships. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Feb 10
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations 40s+
We invite you to take part in an exciting experience for adults in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with learning or developmental disabilities. The 40+ meet-up will provide a variety of social experiences, including dining out, dating tips, cooking, trips, and more. Together, we will create an environment, which offers support, resources, and the richness of community. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Feb 11
winter
6pm40 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 15
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Feb 16
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Feb 17
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Feb 18
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations And/Or
Join us once a month for a social activity; Maybe we'll try out a new restaurant, perhaps we'll play bingo or watch a movie together. Adaptations wants to create an inclusive and safe place for people who identify as lgbtq AND/OR are curious what it means to be "not straight". While Adaptations programs are open to anyone who has had an intake, this group is especially for people who identify as lgbtq, are curious, or questioning their sexuality. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Feb 19
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 22
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Feb 22
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Feb 23
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Chat 'n' Chew
Come join us for Chat 'n' Chew, a monthly casual dinner where you can get to know other people, practice socialization skills, and make friends in the comfort of our surroundings. Here is a place you can get to know people in the welcoming environment of the JCC. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Feb 24
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 1
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Anime Group
Are you tired of keeping your inner otaku a secret? Do you want to watch anime beyond Dragon Ball or Bleach? If so, come to Anime Group and find others who share your passion. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 1
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Mar 2
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Mar 3
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Mar 4
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Thursday Night Social
Are you new to Adaptations? Come and meet other new members and learn more about what Adaptations has to offer! (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Mar 5
winter
6pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 8
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 8
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Mar 9
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships
Dating consultant Jeremy Hamburgh welcomes you to Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships, where we will focus on how to make and keep friends, and develop romantic relationships. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Mar 10
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations 40s+
We invite you to take part in an exciting experience for adults in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with learning or developmental disabilities. The 40+ meet-up will provide a variety of social experiences, including dining out, dating tips, cooking, trips, and more. Together, we will create an environment, which offers support, resources, and the richness of community. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Mar 11
winter
6pm40 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 15
winter
3pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Mar 16
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Mar 17
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Mar 18
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations And/Or
Join us once a month for a social activity; Maybe we'll try out a new restaurant, perhaps we'll play bingo or watch a movie together. Adaptations wants to create an inclusive and safe place for people who identify as lgbtq AND/OR are curious what it means to be "not straight". While Adaptations programs are open to anyone who has had an intake, this group is especially for people who identify as lgbtq, are curious, or questioning their sexuality. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Mar 19
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Sun, Mar 22 - May 17
winter
1:30pm weekly
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 22
winter
3pm once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 22
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Chat 'n' Chew
Come join us for Chat 'n' Chew, a monthly casual dinner where you can get to know other people, practice socialization skills, and make friends in the comfort of our surroundings. Here is a place you can get to know people in the welcoming environment of the JCC. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Mar 24
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 29
winter
3pm once
Adaptations Anime Group
Are you tired of keeping your inner otaku a secret? Do you want to watch anime beyond Dragon Ball or Bleach? If so, come to Anime Group and find others who share your passion. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Mar 29
winter
5pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Mar 30
winter
5:30pm once
Teens/Young Adults Special Needs Swim Class
This beginning swim class is for teens and young adults with special needs. This class focuses on basic swimming skills and strokes including breathing technique and becoming comfortable in the water. We specialize in small class sizes and dedicated instructors. Intake form (available here) and phone interview with our swim office is required for class placement. Please contact either Kathy Morgenstern at 646.505.4456 kmorgenstern@jccmanhattan.org or Alex Ursino at 646.505.4484 aursino@jccmanhattan.org for more information. (more)LEARN MORE
health + wellness > aquatics > adult swim
Mon, Mar 30 - Jun 1
winter
7pm weekly
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Mar 31
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Apr 1
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations And/Or
Join us once a month for a social activity; Maybe we'll try out a new restaurant, perhaps we'll play bingo or watch a movie together. Adaptations wants to create an inclusive and safe place for people who identify as lgbtq AND/OR are curious what it means to be "not straight". While Adaptations programs are open to anyone who has had an intake, this group is especially for people who identify as lgbtq, are curious, or questioning their sexuality. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Apr 2
winter
6pm once
Adaptations Game Show Game Night
Join us for a TV Game Show themed night. Do you have a favorite game show from past or present? Come and see if your favorite one (Password? Let's Make a Deal?) makes it into our mash up. There will be wacky prizes and goofy giveaways. Stay tuned! (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Apr 2
winter
6pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Apr 6
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Chocolate Seder
The Hebrew text speaks of a promise land filled with milk and honey...we've added chocolate to that list! Join us for a Chocolate Passover Seder. Replace the wine with chocolate milk and the dried herbs with chocolate chips. The evening will be filled with fun, laughter, and delicious chocolate! The annual Seder will be hosted by the Young Professional Women's division through YAI.! Come ready to have a fun evening. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Apr 9
winter
6:30pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Apr 12
winter
3pm once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Apr 12
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Apr 13
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Apr 14
winter
6:30pm once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Apr 15
winter
6pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Apr 19
winter
3pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Apr 20
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships
Dating consultant Jeremy Hamburgh welcomes you to Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships, where we will focus on how to make and keep friends, and develop romantic relationships. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Apr 21
winter
6pm18 - 0once
Adaptations 40s+
We invite you to take part in an exciting experience for adults in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with learning or developmental disabilities. The 40+ meet-up will provide a variety of social experiences, including dining out, dating tips, cooking, trips, and more. Together, we will create an environment, which offers support, resources, and the richness of community. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Apr 22
winter
6pm40 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, Apr 26
winter
3pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, Apr 27
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, Apr 28
winter
6:30pm once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Wed, Apr 29
winter
6pm once
Adaptations Thursday Night Social
Each month one of our fantastic interns creates a social event for you to enjoy. Each one will be something different—come to the JCC for a karaoke night, a 90s dance party, or a fun scavenger hunt! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Thu, Apr 30
winter
6pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, May 3
winter
3pm once
Adaptations Anime Group
Are you tired of keeping your inner otaku a secret? Do you want to watch anime beyond Dragon Ball or Bleach? If so, come to Anime Group and find others who share your passion. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs. Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, May 3
winter
5pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, May 4
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Chat 'n' Chew
Come join us for Chat 'n' Chew, a monthly casual dinner where you can get to know other people, practice socialization skills, and make friends in the comfort of our surroundings. Here is a place you can get to know people in the welcoming environment of the JCC. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, May 5
winter
6:30pm18 - 0once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, May 10
winter
3pm once
Adaptations Night to Shine
Night to Shine is our quarterly showcase for participants at Adaptations who pursue creative writing or art. Some of the participants showcase their work from our programs "Lit Club" and/or "Methods and Materials." Come and celebrate our creativity--whether it's your own creative works or in support of one another. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Sun, May 10
winter
5pm once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Mon, May 11
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Literary Club
Literary Club offers participants a chance to build a body of creative writing work that ranges from heartfelt to hilarious. Writers hone their craft and express themselves through journal writing, poetry, essays, humor pieces, television scripts, and more. There are opportunities throughout the year to share your writing with one another and build a community of support in a safe space. Writing efforts are showcased during the Night to Shine event for friends, family members, and peers. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
special needs > adaptations
Tue, May 12
winter
6:30pm once
Adaptations Methods and Materials
This class stresses creativity, intuition, and expressiveness. Learn to explore new techniques and develop your own style in the art studio. Projects include printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, constructions, and mixed media works. Experiment with various media to discover their tactile, manipulative, and creative possibilities. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
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Wed, May 13
winter
6pm once
Adaptations And/Or
Join us once a month for a social activity; Maybe we'll try out a new restaurant, perhaps we'll play bingo or watch a movie together. Adaptations wants to create an inclusive and safe place for people who identify as lgbtq AND/OR are curious what it means to be "not straight". While Adaptations programs are open to anyone who has had an intake, this group is especially for people who identify as lgbtq, are curious, or questioning their sexuality. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, May 14
winter
6pm once
Adaptations Lounge
Join your friends and other Adaptations participants on Sunday afternoons at the JCC. Engage in conversation and enjoy light fare and beverages in a relaxed social environment. Engage in art activities and a wide variety of games including board games, cards, and a Wii! Weekly fun and occasional local trips around the Manhattan community make Lounge a must! All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
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Sun, May 17
winter
3pm once
Adaptations Comic Club
Are you a little angry at DC over the annual universe shakeups? Did you know who the Red Hulks were before the reveal? Come to the Comic Club! Let's storyboard our adventure together. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
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Sun, May 17
winter
5pm18 - 0once
Adaptations: Creative Alternatives to Social Learning
Develop your communication skills through creative exercises. Licensed drama therapists and trained theater artists lead group members through engaging, interactive activities that inspire socialization, confidence, and a sense of community. Participants' own experiences from friendships, dating, and on the job are welcome! If you are interested in joining, email Dorsey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org. (more)REGISTER
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Mon, May 18
winter
5:30pm once
Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships
Dating consultant Jeremy Hamburgh welcomes you to Adaptations Friendship, Dating & Relationships, where we will focus on how to make and keep friends, and develop romantic relationships. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our intake seasons. (more)REGISTER
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Tue, May 19
winter
6pm once
Adaptations 40s+
We invite you to take part in an exciting experience for adults in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with learning or developmental disabilities. The 40+ meet-up will provide a variety of social experiences, including dining out, dating tips, cooking, trips, and more. Together, we will create an environment, which offers support, resources, and the richness of community. All participants must have an intake to join Adaptations programs; Please contact Dorsey Massey at dmassey@jccmanhattan.org for more information about our quarterly intakes. (more)REGISTER
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Wed, May 20
winter
6pm40 - 0once
Adaptations Rooftop Dance Party
It's an Adaptations tradition—saying goodbye to the winter and spring semester with dinner and a dance party on the roof. Don't miss this spectacular event with friends from your favorite programs. Register early to ensure your spot at this special occasion. (more)REGISTER
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Thu, May 21
winter
6pm once
5:30am
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