Lunch Cafe

Spend your lunch break at the J on Tuesdays and Thursdays! Join us for a light dairy meal prepared by local caterer, Karan Balmer.  Current price is $5.50/lunch; a special $3/lunch price is available for those 60+ thanks to funding from Washtenaw County’s Office of Community and Economic Development. Please call (734) 971-0990 at least one day in advance to reserve your meal.

July 2018 Menu

August 2018 Menu




Third Thursdays @ the J

Join us on the Third Thursday of each month and enjoy thought-provoking speakers and concerts. Feel free to bring your own lunch or purchase a dairy, nut-free lunch from our lunch cafe. Past speakers include:

  • Amy Emberling, Co-owner of Zingerman’s Bakehouse
  • Dr. Claudia Drossel: Keeping a Healthy Brain
  • Eric Berman: Psychology, Aging, and Art
  • Jim McBee & Demond Johnson (ANNthology): Journalism is Dead. Long Live Journalism
  • US Representative Debbie Dingell
  • and more!

Check our website and eChai Lights for more information about upcoming speakers and performances!




All Third Thursday @ the J events are offered free of cost, but RSVPs are appreciated. An optional lunch will be available for purchase during  Third Thursday @ the J events. See above for pricing and menus, and call (734) 971-0990 to reserve a lunch. Lunches must be reserved at least one day in advance.