Programming for Active Adults

The Bryan Glazer Family JCC offers social and fitness programs for the mature adult to connect with others through an array of engaging and lively events.  From exercises for active aging, to ballroom dancing, to bridge, to the News Schmooze discussion group, you will enjoy comradery and stimulation at the JCC.

Active Adult Culture Cafe Series

Fourth Wednesday of the month | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Members $10 / Guests $15



A Beginner's Guide to Loving Jazz – Finale

March 28th


A multi-media exploration of Jazz, told from the fan’s perspective.  This program explores the sometimes mystifying, and sometimes intimidating music known as Jazz, and follows the music through the lens of Miles Davis’ career.


April 25th: Tradition - A Taste of Jewish Food, Music and Dress



May 23rd: Ciao from Italy with Roberto Alvarez

An entertaining, informative, passionate and fun look at the Italian culture and language.




15 active adults came together on Monday at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC for our pilot JCC Plugged-In pilot workshop.  JCC Plugged-In is an intergenerational program that brings the community’s young professionals and active adults together.  Volunteers Luy Teitelroit (Founder & CEO / IT SUPPORT GUYS) and Steven Atkin (Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technology Officer, Master Inventor, IBM Support Transformation, Training & Globalization) led the workshop, answering questions and providing participants with hands-on guidance in using their devices and social media.


For more information about future workshops or to find out how you can volunteer your time, please contact Active Adults Program Manager Pnina at, or Director of Young Adult Engagement Lisa Robbins at


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Mah Jongg Lessons

Su 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

March 18 - April 15: Register here


Mah Jongg is a game of skill and chance that is becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. This course will allow you to learn the rules, basic playing skills and the etiquette of the game. Join us for this 4-week session for fun and enjoyment.

The National Mah Jongg League rule card will be provided. If you cannot meet at this time, please contact Pnina Levermore for further options.

Member: $65/Guest: $70

Mah Jongg Open Play

M/Tu/Th 1 PM – 3 PM | Beginning January 8


If you're looking for a friendly place to get together and play Mah Jongg, this is it. Novices and experienced players welcome.



Dates: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays,

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


If you're looking for a friendly place to get together and play Mah Jongg, this is it.  Novices and experienced players welcome.

Bridge Lessons (any level)

1 PM – 2:30 PM

F | Begins January 12


Have you ever wanted to learn to play bridge? Do you know the basics, but it’s been a while? Come schmooze, play and learn in a friendly environment. Six 1½ hour sessions will cover the fundamentals of bridge, including bidding and the play of hand.          

Member: $50/Guest: $60 for six classes (pro-rating option available)

News Talk (formerly News Schmooze)

Tu 7 PM – 8:30 PM


Don’t shout at the television - join us instead for a respectful exchange of ideas.  If you are looking for a place to discuss current international, national, state and local news, then you will enjoy this group.  All views are welcomed.  This discussion group led by Pat Renfroe.


Culture Cafe Tampa Community Band 1.24.18

Culture Cafe Tampa Community Band 1.24.18


BGFJCC Active Adults Men's Club
Every Other Tuesday | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bryan Glazer Family JCC | J Loft


The Bryan Glazer Family JCC is pleased to present the new Active Adults Men's Club.  The Men’s Club is for men who have some time on their hands and want to spend an enjoyable time with others of similar interests in a relaxed and friendly surrounding.  Potential activities include poker, billiards, ping-pong, sporting events, fishing trips, camping, travel, community volunteering, discussions, and more.


The Men’s Club meets every other Tuesday in the BGFJCC J Loft from 5:00-6:30 PM.  For more information contact Pnina Levermore at (813-291-2253).


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Arts About Town | Discover Opera 1.28.18

Arts About Town | Discover Opera 1.28.18

The Phyllis Borell Jetsetters Around the World Lunch & Concert Series

Meets the second Wednesday of every month | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

April 11 | May 9


Join us for this intimate concert series presenting traditional music from Italy, Ireland, Russia, and more.


Register - April 11: From Russia with Love - Balalaikas to Pierogis

Register - May 9: Tampa Opera Singers (Suggested donation of $5 to cover the cost of lunch.)

Bryan Glazer Family JCC Active Adults

Phyllis Borell Jetsetters Around the World

Concert & Lunch Series

Proudly Presents:

The Opera Tampa Singers

in Concert

Wednesday, May 9th, 11:30 AM


The Opera Tampa Singers have been recognized as one of our community’s treasured assets for many years. A wide variety of Opera Tampa Singers community performances introduce new audiences to the world of opera throughout the year. During the past eight seasons, the Opera Tampa Singers have engaged more than 44,500 children, teachers, families and seniors in more than 250 locations throughout Tampa Bay.


Phyllis Borell Jetsetters Program features entertainment followed by a delicious lunch. Free; Suggested donation of $5 to cover the cost of lunch.

Arts About Town Excursions (transportation provided):

John’s Pass Dolphin Boat Adventure (Hubbard’s Marina) (transportation provided)

Tues, May 8, 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM (bus leaves at 11:30, returns 5:30)

Cost: $22


12:30PM Check‐In at Hubbard’s Marina for the 1 ½ hour Dolphin Boat Adventure prior to lunch!

After Dolphin Adventure we will have time to browse some of the 100 merchants who inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, and to select from a variety of restaurants for a late Dutch lunch.

Register Now!

For more information please contact Pnina Levermore, Adult and Senior Program Manager, at or 813-291-2253.