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Are You Passionate About Volunteering?

So are we! Join thousands of Jewish New Yorkers as we gather on MLK Day weekend to serve communities across NYC, Long Island, and Westchester. We'll be volunteering side by side on projects that address vital community needs. Let’s make this MLK Day really matter. For ourselves, and for the people we help.

Visit and participate in the “Time for Good” million-hour call to action.  Help us kick off a year of doing good!  For more information, please contact Erica Tolentino at 718.225.6750 ext 207, or Sign Up Here!

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CQY's Comedy Night Returns!

Back by popular demand! CQY's Comedy Night returns on Saturday, December 3, at 8:00 p.m.  Enjoy comedians featured on Conan O'Brian and at venues around NYC. Babysitting available with advance ticket purchase.

For details contact Rory Hersch, 718.268.5011 x121 or, To purchase tickets online visit!

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Adam Kirsch: The People and the Books

Join us on Monday, Dec. 5, at 1:30 p.m., when Adam Kirsch will explore the ongoing conversation within our literature about the critical questions facing Jews for thousands of years, such as the challenges of living as a minority in the Diaspora.

For more information click here, or contact Peggy Kurtz at 718.268.5011 ext 151 or

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Senior Self Defense Class!

Learn how to protect yourself and become less vulnerable to attacks. This four session class, beginning December 14, 12:15-1:10 p.m., will teach you self-defense strategies, techniques, and tactics that will help you defend yourself.

Instructor: Andrew Millman, BS, 6th Degree Black Belt, A.C.E. Certified, OES. For details please click here, or contact Ellen Shajnfeld at 718.268.5011 ext 160 or

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Parents Love the CQY's Early Childhood Center!

“Our almost 5 year old has been attending the Y since she was 3 months. The teachers are very caring and focused on helping kids flourish and develop the necessary skills for their age group.” – Farrah (Parent)

For details, please call Sharon at 718.268.5011 ext 402 or click here!


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Save the Date! Chanukah Family Fun Festival

Save the date for our Chanukah Festival and Summer Camp Reunion, Sunday, December 18, 1:00- 3:30 pm!  Face PaintingHoliday Crafts Jelly Donuts Bakers & ShakersInflatables and Games Goody Bag for Every Child!

Click here for details and a printable flyer!

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CQY's Fall 2016 Program Guide

What is there to do at the Central Queens Y?  Swim Classes, Mommy & Me, Children's Dance School, Author Events, Health & Fitness, Youth Sports Leagues, and so much more!  In fact, we have countless activities for the whole family all the way through December!

Check out our Fall 2016 Program Guide to see for yourself, at!

Queens Career Connect

Special Events

Adam Kirsch: The People and the Books
Date: December 5, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm
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Evening Book Group!
Date: December 7, 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
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Members Saturday Nights
Date: December 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Body Shop Equipment Workshop
Date: December 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Senior Self Defense Class!
Date: December 14, 2016
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:10 pm
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Members Saturday Nights!
Date: December 17, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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New at the CQY!

2016 Chanukah Festival

Birthday Parties!


        Plan a FUNTASTIC party at the CQY!
                  Click here to learn more!


      Birthday Parties Take
         Place on Sundays

          Party Packages are Available

            To plan your perfect party
                contact Adam Ostroff






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