We’re now accepting applications for the 2017 summer from both Bender JCC members and non-members!Read More
Join us for an evening supporting scholarships at the Bender JCC.Read More
Don’t miss Israel Fest | Sunday, May 21 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM! Music, Arts & Crafts and so much more!Read More
Apply today! Limited spots remain!Read More
April 23, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Enjoy a lively discussion and book signing with John Vine as he chats about his new book, A Parkinson’s Primer, on diagnosis for new patients with low symptom presentation.
May 1, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Please join us for this special forum about how to stop the hate in our community.
April 24 - June 2, 2017
Mondays & Fridays | 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Conquer the world of free weights in this women’s only program that targets multiple muscle groups at once!
April 22 - April 23, 2017
BODYPUMP shapes and tones muscles, increases bone density and burns calories. It’s the ultimate workout!
April 23 - May 14, 2017
Sundays | 9:00 - 9:30 AM
Workout with your children in our new Parent Kid Fitness classes!
April 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Create a beautiful piece of art while you enjoy fresh coffee and pastries!
April 27, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Congratulations on graduating from high school! Up next: College! Meet other Jewish college students who can show you the ropes before you set foot on campus.
May 1 - July 10, 2017
Mondays | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tai Chi will reduce your stress with free-flowing movement!
May 1 - June 13, 2017
4:30 - 5:15 PM
Get fit while having fun! This action-packed, fun-filled music-driven program is designed for two age groups: 6-7 year olds and 8-12 year olds.
May 3 - May 24, 2017
9:45 - 11:00 AM
If you want to get back into the workforce or otherwise change your career, this in-depth workshop will empower you to do just that!
Join the Bender JCC of Greater Washington for preschool-friendly challah making, activities, and a PJ Library story time in preparation for Shabbat.
May 7, 2017
Haimovitz and O’Riley will perform all five of Beethoven’s glorious cello sonatas, in a program entitled Beethoven, Period.
May 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Don’t miss this exclusive, free mini-concert from the incredible pianist, Alon Goldstein!
Refer a friend to the Bender JCC and get One Month Free* when they join!
BIG IDEA offers the perfect mix of cutting edge technology and traditional, outdoor summer fun!
May 14, 2017
Celebrate Lag B’Omer by joining your Bender JCC & Congregation Beth family on a nature scavenger hunt, working on crafts projects, eating s’mores, and singing songs around the bonfire!
May 12, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Enjoy a pre-Mother’s Day brunch with acclaimed author of The Bridge Ladies, Betsy Lerner!
May 15, 2017
12:30 - 3:00 PM
Learn about the effects of aging eyes on your ability to drive safely and potential options for keeping one’s keys!
May 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join us at our annual Senior Health & Wellness Expo at Leisure World!
May 21, 2017
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Jewish Federation and the Bender JCC are happy to present Israel Fest at the Bender JCC! Check the website for details as they become available.
May 23, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Join Bender JCC, PJ Library, and Shaare Torah at Menchie’s to celebrate Shavuot with free craft & storytelling activities; and special frozen yogurt prices for attendees.
May 25, 2017
Join us as we honor Bruce Lane in recognition of his outstanding contributions to our community.
June 3, 2017
Join thousands of people across the country who will walk to provide a platform for Parkinson’s disease, deliver quality care and fund cutting-edge research.
June 8, 2017
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Grab your friends and join us for our paint and sip night!
April 23 - May 14, 2017
An exhibition of works by senior adults featuring paintings, photography, sculpture, crafts and jewelry.
June 22, 2017
Martha Hall Kelly, NY Times Bestselling author, has crafted a remarkable novel of unsung women and their quest for love, freedom, and second chances — in the midst of the World War II!
We encourage everyone to seek meaning and fulfillment by participating in our rich programming inspired by our Jewish heritage.
We open our doors to everyone, including people of all backgrounds, religions, abilities and sexual orientations, and interfaith couples and families.
Inclusion permeates our Center. Inclusion is belonging.
Center Scene magazine is a monthly publication of community news, member stories, programs and events.
The Bender JCC is a neighborhood – a place to feel comfortable, make new friends and meet up with old friends.