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Creative Experiences

Whether you want to dive into a new creative endeavor, pursue your artistic passions or learn more about yourself and the creative world we've got in person and virtual opportunities to explore.

Check out virtual art project tutorials on our Virtual J YouTube Channel.

For Park Heights programs, contact Laura Kurcfeld | 410.500.5907 |
For Owings Mills programs, contact Adrienne Bergeron | 410.500.5938 |

Creative Experiences – Owings Mills

Jazz Dance
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You’ll be so busy singing along to the music, you’ll forget you’re learning to dance!  In this adult dance class, we’ll focus on strength, tone, flexibility, and coordination, techniques that are fundamental in jazz dance, and learn dynamic, unique, theatre based dance combinations at the end of every class.  Some prior dance experience is recommended but not required in this inclusive class.

Questions? Contact Adrienne Bergeron | 410.500.5938 |

Creative Experiences – Park Heights JCC

Creative Writing
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“Something to be Passionate About” – Led by Zahava Hochberg
Weinberg Park Heights JCC
Mondays, 10/24-12/12 | 2:00-3:30pm
Cost: $40 | $60 Non-members

One of the goals of creative writing is to describe the world we see. Much like an artist who views his world with a brush, we paint our pictures with a pen or a keyboard. Whatever your level – reporter, freelancer, personal writer, novice – this workshop will open doors in your mind and help you kick up your writing proficiency a few notches. Class includes four leader-facilitated and four group collaboration sessions.

Learn more about the class leader Mrs. Zahava Hochberg

Ceramics: Happy Glaze
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Weinberg Park Heights JCC 
Looking for a creative indoor activity to do with friends or children? Drop into Happy Glaze, our popular paint-your-own ceramics studio. Select a ceramics items from our large stock of various items for kids and adults. We supply the paints, brushes, stencils...everything you need. After you paint and glaze your item, we will fire it in our kiln and it will be ready for pick up in 1-2 weeks.

Items range from $5-$20 each.
Studio Fees: Members $5/pp or $15 family* max | Non-members $7/pp or $20 family* max
*Family = immediate family members. Please note that children under 11 yrs. must be accompanied by someone aged 16+.

Walk-ins welcome or pre-register online below.

Create a private Happy Glaze party for your friends, family or organization. Contact Laura Kurcfeld for more information at or 410.500.5907

SCHEDULED DATES AND TIMES (Typically on the Last Sunday of Each Month, Plus more!)
Sunday, September 18 | 12:00-4:00pm
Wednesday, October 12 | 7:00-9:00pm (Chol HaMoed Succos - Night Out)
Thursday, October 13 | 12:00-5:00pm (Chol HaMoed Succos)
Sunday, October 30 | 12:00-4:00pm
Motzei Shabbos, November 26 | 7:30-10:00pm (Thanksgiving weekend)
Sunday, November 27 | 12:00-4:00pm (Thanksgiving weekend)
Sunday, December 11 | 1:30-5:00pm

Motzei Shabbos, January 28 | 7:30-10:00pm
Sunday, January 29 | 12:00-4:00pm
Sunday, February 26 | 12:00-4:00pm (Make something for Purim)
Sunday, March 26 | 12:00-4:00pm (Make something for Pesach)
Sunday, April 9 | 12:00-4:00pm (Chol HaMoed Pesach)
Monday, April 10 | 12:00-5:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm  (Chol HaMoed Pesach)
Sunday, April 30 | 12:00-4:00pm
Sunday, May 28 | 12:00-4:00pm 
Sunday, June 25 | 12:00-4:00pm

Questions? Contact Laura Kurcfeld at or 410.500.5907

Painting & Crafts for Seniors
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Explore your creative side through acrylic painting and other crafts using a variety of mediums.

Session 1: 10/25-11/15 | 11:00am-12:00pm (4 sessions)
Session 2: 11/22-12/13 | 11:00am-12:00pm (4 sessions)
Cost: $40 Members | $60 Non-Members

Mah Jongg - Play While You Learn
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Weinberg Park Heights JCC
Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy, and luck, commonly involving by 4 players. Learn to play this tactical game and have great fun socializing in the process. Then use your skills for game day!
Wednesdays, 10/19-11/9 | 11:00am-12:00pm (4 sessions)
Cost: $30 Members | $40 Non-Members

Learn Conversational Spanish
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Weinberg Park Heights JCC
¿Cómo estás? Learn to speak Spanish conversationally for personal needs, dining out, travel, or just for the love of the language!
Wednesdays, Bi-weekly | 2:30-3:30pm
Class dates: 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30 12/14, 12/28
Cost: $40 Members | $60 Non-Members

Creative Experiences – Virtual

Jewish Wisdom Studio | Travel, Music & More
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Travel the world, expand your appreciation of music and the arts, or delight in new cultural experiences with these virtual programs presented in partnership with The National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance program, initiated by the Osher Marin JCC.