Clubs, Groups &


Intro to Knitting
With Betty Bricker-Small

Thursdays, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
10:00 - 11:00 AM
JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland
Course tuition: $18 - JCA members, $24 - general public

Advanced registration required at or call (207) 772-1959.

A materials list will be provided to enrolled students.

In this hands-on course, we’ll explore the basic elements of knitting, including materials, supplies, and how to do a basic garter stitch. Each student will work on creating their own scarf with demonstrations and guidance from instructor Betty Bricker-Small. No experience necessary! Betty has been knitting for herself, family, and friends since childhood and offers this course due to popular demand.

Abigail Pogrebin

Book Club - My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew
by Abigail Pogrebin
With facilitator Ellie Miller

Wednesday evenings, monthly: Oct. 10, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Jan. 9
6:30 - 7:30 PM
JCA - 1342 Congress St., Portland
Free for JCA members. $12/general public for all four sessions

Advanced registration required at or call (207) 772-1959.


Monday Movie Matinee

Mondays weekly, starting October 15*
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(*Closed for national and Jewish holidays)
JCA – 1342 Congress St., Portland

Join us for free screening of beloved classic movies and documentaries. See our announcements for film schedule.

Mah Jongg

Open Mah Jongg

Wednesday mornings, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

See the JCA website or calendar for holiday closures and weather cancellations.
Moser Family Library at the JCA

Free for JCA members, $5/General public per session