Adults 60 Plus

Bus Trips

Kosher Lunch Program | Upcoming Events | Book Club | Great Books Discussion | Ongoing Activities   

Upcoming Events

Bus Trips
Enjoy cultural experiences in Houston without the hassle and expense of driving, traffic and parking. Reservations are required for all bus trips. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Esther Bethke at 713.595.8186 or  

Bayou Wildlife Zoo
Tuesday, May 8 | 10:30 AM-2:00 PM
Lunch at Cleburne’s and then we will go to Bayou Wildlife Zoo
Take a visit to the Bayou Wildlife Zoo in Alvin, Texas, and enjoy exploring the wildlife park with an experienced guide from the comfort of a tram. You will get to explore over 80 acres of prairie and woods as your guide delivers an exciting and interesting talk about all the animals you're meeting. The zoo holds more than 500 different animals and birds from 60 different species.

$7 Member | $10 Public (cost of lunch not included)
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An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu: A Benefit Concert for Congregation B'nai Israel 
Saturday, July 28 | The bus will leave the J at 5:00 PM | The show begins at 7:00 PM
At the The Grand 1894 Opera House, Galveston
With Billboard Top 40 hits like “King Without a Crown” and “One Day,” Matisyahu beautiful blends the contemporary rhythms of reggae and hip-hop with the more traditional disciplines of jazz’s scat singing and Judaism’s chazzanut (prayer chanting). Regardless of your generation or faith heritage, this boundary-breaking acoustic evening with Matisyahu is sure to touch the soul.

$42 Member | $60 Public
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Arts in the Afternoon: Opera to Go
Friday, Apr 27 | 1:00 PM
Experience high-energy opera in a fully staged, 45-minute performance.

Book Club

Our Book Club is open to all adults 60 and better. Meet with others who enjoy reading and take part in a lively discussion about the book of the month. This group meets at 12:45 PM on the first Wednesday of every month. Facilitator: Donna Scott

This program will resume later this year.

Great Books Discussion   

Great Books discussion groups are lively, friendly, sometimes contentious - and a good deal of fun. Participants challenge their own and others’ beliefs and opinions in the light of a rich, thought-provoking text.   The group is currently reading from Great Conversations #6 and Great Books: The Soul of the Text. To learn more contact the group facilitator, Louis Wu, at

For more information or to RSVP for any of these programs, please contact Esther Bethke at 713.595.8186 or