Independent Living Community Cooking Class Fall Series
Tuesdays from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM,
September 12 / October 10/ November 14 / December 12

The EDCJCC’s Inclusion Program is excited to continue our cooking series into the fall season! This series will include Autumn soups, homemade Halloween treats, and some of our favorite holiday dishes. Whether it is your first time cooking or you are seasoned in the kitchen, come join us and create some delicious dishes.

Cost
Sign up for the series: $120
Per class rate: $35





Social Bowling Power Hour
at Bowlmor
Thursdays from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, August 24

Join us for our monthly night out at Bowlmor in Bethesda – work on your bowling skills and enjoy a slice of pizza with friends. Individuals who need support are welcome to bring a friend who will provide support during the program.  All Abilities Welcome.


Registration is now open for our Fall monthly nights out at Bowlmor in Bethesda. 

Thursdays from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 25 (Monday) / October 26 / November 30 / December 21

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:

*DUE TO ALL THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS TAKING PLACE DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, OUR FIRST BOWLING EVENT OF THE SEASON WILL BE HELD ON A MONDAY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE*



Game Night at the EDCJCC

Wednesday, August 2, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for game night at the EDCJCC. We can't wait for this one! Come and join us for a night of friends, fun, and food. We'll play rounds of checkers, chess, poker, and more. All are welcome; just bring a smile and your best competitive spirit. Got another game you want to play? Bring that along too!  Suitable for ages 15 and up. Individuals who need support are encouraged to bring a friend who will provide support during the program. Please consider making a donation to support the Inclusion and Disability Programming.



Inclusion Self-Defense Workshop
Sunday, August 20, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
In partnership with Capital MMA, this class will offer an introduction to Gracie Jiu-Jitsu self-defense. We want to ensure the safety of all individuals. The workshop is co-presented with GLOE – the Kurlander Program for GLBTQ Outreach and Engagement. All abilities welcome.


A Day at Theater J: Broken Glass

Saturday, July 8 at 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
In partnership with Theater J’s Passports Program we are provided free tickets to attend a showing of each show during their season. Friends and family welcome. We will meet as a group in the EDCJCC 1st floor lobby in the cafe area. Tickets will be available at will call under Stacey Herman: Inclusion and Disabilities.  Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass - A riveting psychological drama from one of America’s master playwrights, Arthur Miller. Sylvia Gellburg has suddenly, mysteriously, become paralyzed from the waist down, and her husband, a self-denying Jew, can’t figure out why.


DC StayCation: A Hike Around Our Nation's Capitol

Sunday, September 17, 2:00pm

Introducing our first D.C Tour Day for individuals of all abilities. Debra Friedmann, a Washington D.C. Master Tour Guide, will take us on a hike through the many sites of our Nation’s Capital. From monuments to museums, we will get a taste of it all. Learn interesting facts about the city and the history of Washington, D.C. Did you know that George Washington himself chose this area for the Capital of the United States? Do you know the height of the Washington Monument? Come join us as we take a closer look at the city that we live in. Be prepared to walk! This is an accessible tour, including wheelchair accessibility.


For information and details regarding accessibility and accommodations, please contact Stacey Herman, Director of Inclusion and Disability Programming at Staceyh@edcjcc.org.




SUMMER OF SERVICE: AN INCLUSION COMMUNITY SERVICE CAMP

Camp Dates:
High School, Week 1: June 26 - June 30
High School, Week 2: July 3 - July 7

Middle School, Week 3: July 10 - July 14
Spend your summer making the world a better place. Teens of all abilities will work directly with the EDCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service (MCCCS) to help change lives. Community service opportunities include food distribution, shelter repair, working with seniors, community cleanups, and more. Counselors and Special Education professionals will work closely with campers to make this inclusive Service Camp accessible and ensure everyone enjoys the diversity of our community. Campers earn up to 30 Student Service Learning (SSL) hours per week.
To register, please log into Campminder. If you are a family registering for the first time, please click here to create an account.

 
Check out photos from our Inclusion & Disabilities Programs!