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March 3, 2015 | 12th Adar 5775

Sample Activities for NJ Area

EXAMPLES OF NEW JERSEY AREA RENAISSANCE GROUP ACTIVITIES

DAY/WEEKEND TRIPS/OFF-SITE ACTIVITIES
  • Fall foliage bus trip
  • Longwood Gardens, Kennet Square, PA
  • Duke Gardens, Somerville, NJ
  • Pepsico Sculpture Gardens, Purchase, NY
  • DuPont Estate, Wilmington, DE
  • Newport, RI
  • Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY
  • Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York City
  • Jewish Museum, New York City
  • Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
  • Ellis Island, NY
  • West Point/Jewish Chapel, West Point, NY
  • Tour of Jewish Philadelphia - Museum of American Jewish History
  • Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
  • Pearl Buck Museum/Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
  • UAHC Eisner Camp, Great Barrington, MA
  • Walking tour of Greenwich Village, New York City
  • Metropolitan Opera House backstage tour, New York City
  • Steinway Piano Factory, Queens, NY
  • Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY
  • Tenement Museum, New York City
  • Gracie Mansion (Mayor's Residence) New York City
  • United Nations/ lunch in Delegates Dining Room, New York City
  • Museum of the American Indian, New York City
  • Federal Reserve Building, Stock Exchange, Etc., New York City
  • Mystery Bus Ride
  • Roosevelt, NJ (town created by government in 1930's for Jewish garment workers)

 

RESTAURANTS/THEATRES/NIGHTCLUBS

  • Culinary Institute of America, New York State
  • Copeland's Restaurant in Harlem
  • Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, NJ
  • Wallington Exchange (Slavic nightclub) Lyndhurst, NJ
  • Murder mystery dinner show, The Afton, Florham Park, NJ
  • Jewish Theatre, Montclair, NJ
  • Russian Nightclub, Brighton Beach, NY
  • Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ
  • Outdoor concerts
  • Restaurant Dine-Around (different restaurant every month)

 

SPEAKERS/PROGRAMS/TOPICS

  • AARP 55 Alive driving class for seniors
  • "Jewish Music and Humor"
  • "Designer Genes to Last Rites: The Biotechnical Revolution"- Biotechnology and Social Change "Intermarriage, the Problem of the 90's"
  • "Spiritual Healing"
  • Classical guitar concert
  • Foreign film festival
  • Jewish Music in the Twentieth Century
  • "Negotiating Relationships with Your Adult Children
  • Music of Broadway
  • Russian Singer and Piano Player
  • Elder Law
  • How to Understand the New Tax Laws
  • Dance lessons
  • Folk dancing, square dancing

 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

  • Duplicate Bridge
  • New Year's Eve concert and champagne dessert party
  • New Year's Brunch
  • Super Bowl "tailgate party"
  • Hanukkah Party
  • Pool Party
  • Pot Luck Supper
  • Backyard Barbecue
  • Wine-tasting
  • Game Day

 

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