PLEASE NOTE: The JCC building is currently closed under Santa Clara County’s shelter-in-place order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Some programs are running online. For details, contact Cherie Ravel at

Community engagement and making connections is what Adult Social Life is all about. For more information about any of the programs listed here, please contact Cherie Ravel at or 408.357.7462 unless otherwise indicated.

Join us weekly for a lively discussion and stimulating conversation, news of the week, and stories that touch our lives. Moderators rotate each week. We meet every Tuesday morning in the Adult Lounge from 10:15am-11:30 am. This is a free, drop-in program and there is no need to register.

Please note: To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Current Events discussion group will not meet on 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, and 3/31. 

Card tables are available in the JCC’s main lobby for your convenience, on a first-come-first-served basis. Activity rooms are also available for gameplay on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30-3:00pm where you can play Mah Jongg, Canasta, Bridge, Chess, and more. Activity Room play is free for JCC members; a $5 donation is requested from non-members. If you are interested in playing in a regular Tuesday group, contact Cherie Ravel at or 408.357.7462.

PLEASE NOTE: No game tables will be available during  the first two week of August, because summer camp will be using all available space! Tables are available on the pool deck if you would like to play outside.

A once-a-month get-together on Fridays from 12:00-2: 00 pm in the APJCC Auditorium (unless a different time is noted here). Enjoy a catered hot lunch followed by entertainment. Please reserve your spot in advance. Cost is $6 JCC members, $8.50 non-members. RSVP to cherie@apjcc.orgIf you’d like to come for the entertainment portion of the afternoon only and skip the lunch, the fee is just $4 and no reservation is required. RSVP to

These lunches  are a lovely way to close out your week. Priced at a reasonable cost for everyone, this is a welcoming event for JCC members and non-members alike. Make a date with friends to meet for lunch and know you’ll have a leisurely time to catch up and be entertained. A vegetarian lunch is always provided and the program changes regularly with educational and musical entertainment to keep us in the know. Here is a sneak peek at upcoming offerings.

Upcoming dates:
The March 13 lunch has been cancelled to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
April 24
May 22
(no June lunch)
July 24
August 21


APJCC Los Gatos monthly Senior Shabbat Luncheons are made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Milton and Sophie Meyer Fund.

For Ages 55+

Adults ages 55+ are invited to join us for local organized day trips, trips to casinos, and national and foreign travel.

Casino Trips

The JCC periodically organizes trips to casinos for adults ages 55+. For more information, contact Fagie Rosen at or 408.357.7533.

Day Trips

The JCC periodically organizes theater visits and other day trips. For more information, contact Cherie Ravel at or 408.357.7462.

Cruise to Alaska

10-day inside passage, roundtrip from San Francisco on the Star Princess, August 31-September 10. 4 ports: Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Alaska; Victoria, Canada; and scenic cruising in Glacier Bay National Park. Interior cabins start at $1179 double occupancy, not including port taxes or insurance. Must reserve by March 31. For more information and reservations, contact Fagie Rosen and Cherie Ravel at 408.357.7533 or


Events for young adults ages 22-36 are arranged by Maya Jacobson, the JCC’s Community Engagement Administrator. Contact her at

Join the Young Adults at the APJCC Facebook group to get information on the latest happenings.


All APJCC Los Gatos programming for older adults is made possible, in part,  by a  generous grant from The Myra Reinhard Family Foundation.  APJCC Los Gatos monthly Senior Shabbat Luncheons are made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Milton and Sophie Meyer Fund.