A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan and a 450 pound royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and beloved works of fiction in recent years.
Running time: 127 minutes Rated: PG.
Ray Davidson* brings vintage Yiddish films to the JCC on the fourth Sunday of every month
* Ray hosts The Yiddish Circle, a weekly gathering of people learning and loving the language of Eastern European Jews while enjoying a delicious lunch that he prepares. FREE; donations accepted to cover cost of the meal. The Yiddish Circle meets at Congregation Beth Torah on Fridays from 12 - 1:30PM. Call 913-498-2212 for more information.
Single, attractive Isabelle (Izzy) Grossman has a rent controlled uptown apartment and a blooming career in publishing. She also has a tradition-minded Bubbe who hires a matchmaker to find a husband for her. The prospect? The corner pickle seller! Ray will host a discussion after the film Starring Amy Irving.
Running time: 97 minutes Rated: PG
The S.M.A.R.T. Men (Sports Minded Adults Reminiscing Together) meets once a month on Tuesdays. Gentlemen gather in the Multi Activity Center, in the White Theatre wing, from 8:30 - 9:00 am for a complimentary continental breakfast. A guest speaker follows at 9:00 am. All men age 65+ are invited to attend. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 913-327-8046. There are no membership fees required and one does not have to be a Center member.
This month's featured speaker is TBA.
Pictures from the SMART Men 5th Anniversary
If you cannot see this slide show click here to see the photos.