Programs for all ages

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Clubs and Classes

Contact Lisa Elhyani 718.268.5011 ext 621

Important Registration Information:

Adults of all ages are welcome in senior adult classes, although a $10 service fee will be added for persons 55 and under. There is a $10 registration fee for non-members for any class over $25. Guidelines from the DFTA stipulate that participants be afforded the opportunity to make a suggested contribution in support of the program.

See the current Calendar for complete schedule of senior classes and activities.

For Museum Trips and Concerts, please click here!

Intergenerational Programs

Individual Computer Instruction

Sign up for one-on-one computer classes and work with a student from Forest Hills High School, who will provide you with individual instruction.  For more information, contact ext 624

Project Posterity

Create meaningful contact and interact with the younger generation!  Project Posterity is a wonderful program which connects senior adults and Forest Hills High School students.  This program allows you to share your life experiences with teenagers and provides an opportunity to teach, learn from, and engage with students.  For more information, please contact ext 160.




Drama Workshop

To be or not to be?  That ain't the question.  Take action!  You've long suspected you have hidden talent.  Now's the time to bring it out. Workshop taught by actor Scott Klavan, who has performed on Broadway in Irena’s Vow with Tovah Feldshuh, on Off-Broadway and on TV.  A lifetime member of The Actors Studio, Scott also teaches at the 92nd Street Y, Manhattan JCC, and JASA.  For a printable flyer to share, click here!

12 Thursdays beginning April 6
12:45–2:15 p.m.
$99 m / $110 nm


Painting and Drawing Workshop

Using acrylics, watercolors, and/or charcoal, explore the many approaches to creating your own works of art.  Open to all levels.  No experience necessary – just a desire to be creative and have a good time!  Taught by Sandy Izhakoff, experienced artist and teacher.   Materials will be provided.

4 Wednesdays, monthly
12:10–2:00 p.m.
$75 m / $85 nm (for each series of 4 classes)

Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Queens Council on the Arts.



First come, first served. Sign in and pay at the front desk each time. 

Please bring your own paddle!   Free m / $5 nm per session

Fridays 12:15-1:30 p.m.

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons / Children's Museum of Indianapolis




Looking to brush up on the language of the Torah?  Hebrew Ulpan is designed to teach adults the basic language skills of conversation, writing and comprehension. Learn and retain information in a supportive environment.  No matter your ability, we have a level for you!


11 Wednesdays beg. March 29
8:3010:00 a.m. (Beginners)
10:0011:30 a.m. (Int./Adv.)
$110 m / $154 nm


8 Wednesdays beg. June 28
8:3010:00 a.m. (Beginners)
10:0011:30 a.m. (Int./Adv.)
$80 m / $112 nm


Not just the Horah!  Learn the steps of Israeli dancing, both traditional and modern, and learn some international folk dancing as well. It's great exercise, too!


11 Wednesdays beg. March 29
1:15–2:45 p.m.
$83 m / $127 nm


8 Wednesdays beg. June 28
1:15–2:45 p.m.
$60 m / $92 nm


Monday – Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Please don’t come early; classes will be in session.)

Enjoy card playing, board games and friendly conversation.  It doesn’t get any better than this!

Bring a brown-bag kosher dairy lunch. Coffee, tea and cookies will be available to nosh.


UJA Federation of New York
Central Queens Y
67-09 108th Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Telephone: 718-268-5011
  Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
Telephone: 718-225-6750
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