Educational, Cultural and Social Programming for Everyone


9 Route 39 Sherman CT 06784 US


Please be reminded that pre-registration for all programs is highly recommended to assist us in planning and staffing the program (before the deadline date is okay too!)

An Evening of Jazz

With CT Jazz Band The TJ Thompson Trio

Saturday, January 12th at 7PM

$20 Members | $25 Non-Members

Please purchase tickets online by Thursday, January 10th

Come escape the winter cold, and join us  at the JCC in Sherman for an evening of jazz on Saturday, January 12th at 7PM with Connecticut’s jazz band The TJ Thompson Trio. The band will be playing soul, jazz, and blues of New Orleans, Mephish and more!

 The T.J. Thompson Trio has been active since 2014 performing in various clubs and pits in musical theaters throughout Connecticut. Winner of the IMEA Jazz Artist of the Year for their recent album Take Two: The Sound of Playing, this group plays a combination of originals along with the Soul, Blues, and Jazz of New Orleans, Memphis, and beyond. We cover everything from Jelly Roll Morton, Professor Longhair, Thelonious Monk, Booker T and the MG’s, Jimi Hendrix, The Dead, and more.

If there is a snow, the show will be postponed to the following Saturday, January 19th at 7PM.

A VOICE AMONG THE SILENT: The Legacy of James G. McDonald

Snow Date Feb. 9th 7PM
$10 Members | $15 Non-Members

Grandson of James McDonald, Vail Barrett will be giving a short speech before showing the Documentary: A Voice Amoung the Silent followed by a Q&A

A VOICE AMONG THE SILENT: The Legacy of James G. McDonald is the first documentary to shine light on James McDonald’s remarkable efforts to warn the world of Adolf Hitler’s plan for the Jews. The incredible story of McDonald’s foresight was almost lost to history until his meticulously kept diaries were discovered in 2003.

The son of Catholic immigrants, James McDonald was one of the first Americans to meet face-to-face with Hitler in 1933. Shocked by Hitler’s threats, McDonald, as League of Nation High Commissioner for Refugees, worked tirelessly to find safe havens for refugees fleeing Nazi Germany. McDonald repeatedly warned world leaders including President Franklin Roosevelt and future Pope Pius XII, of the looming tragedy he foresaw. President Truman appointed McDonald the first U.S. Ambassador to Israel. McDonald’s role was pivotal in aiding the new state and shaping American-Israeli friendship. McDonald spoke up when others were silent. McDonald’s bravery is a model for human decency and courage that is as relevant today as it was 80 years ago.

Please register for Paint Night By Monday, January 21st!