Senior Day Returns to JCC

Senior Day Returns to JCC

Above: Low-impact pickleball combines elements of tennis, table tennis and badminton. — Photo courtesy of the Marcus JCC.

The Marcus Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family & Career Services and the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta are holding the fall Senior Day from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at the Marcus JCC’s Zaban Park at 5342 Tilly Mill Road in Dunwoody.

For $5, seniors will get to participate in three one-hour activities and eat a kosher dairy or vegetarian lunch. The options include water aerobics, an introduction to pickleball, chair yoga, ballet, painting, cooking and a presentation on Israeli culture by Israeli emissary Tamar Gez.

To register, visit More information is available from Ashley Cohen at 678-812-3861 or

JF&CS’ Alterman/JETS program is offering free transportation. Call 770-677-9339 by Sept. 5 to arrange a ride.

Dress Resale Needs Donations

A pop-up shop selling used dresses for b’nai mitzvah parties is being held at the Marcus Jewish Community Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.

Dresses are being sold for $10 or $20 each to make it easier for families whose tween and teen daughters are embarking on the mitzvah party circuit. All the proceeds from the sale will go to the Holocaust Survivor Support Fund launched last year by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.

Clean dresses in good condition on hangers can be dropped off at any of the following locations by Monday, Sept. 19, to be part of the sale: Marcus JCC, Atlanta Jewish Academy, Epstein School, Weber School, Jewish Family & Career Services, Congregation B’nai Torah and Congregation Or Hadash.

For more information, email event co-chairs Tracey Grant, Anat Granath, Stefani Newman and Julie Weinstein at or visit

HOD Selling Brisket

The Hebrew Order of David is organizing the fourth Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody on Sunday, Sept. 25, but that’s not the organization’s only foray into kosher barbecue.

HOD member and pit master Keith Marks is offering to relieve Atlanta families of the burden of making that Rosh Hashanah brisket this year. He will smoke, slice and package 5 pounds of brisket under Atlanta Kosher Commission rabbinic supervision for the High Holidays for $100.

The deadline for orders is Sept. 16. Call Marks at 404-250-1227, or visit

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