Senior Community

Contact Lisa Elhyani 718.268.5011 ext 621


For $20 a month, enjoy FREE holiday lunches, group exercise,
and concert performances. Ask to see our monthly schedules! 


Once a month we have a Simcha Party!  Enjoy live music with new and old friends over Kosher dessert and refreshment.  Bring your dancing shoes!

Sponsor a Simcha Party for your birthday!  Please contact us three weeks in advance.

Monthly / Dates TBD
Free for members / $5 for non-members


Enjoy a healthy Kosher meal with your CQY community. Bring a friend or make new ones here! Reserve your lunch with Ellen Shajnfeld the preceding Thursday by calling 718-268-5011 ext. 160.

Mondays, Weekly
12:00–1:00 p.m.

$4 m / $6 nm 


Are you looking for an exciting way to meet new singles?  Cheese, crackers, and conversation included. Open to all adults, ages 55 and over.

Dates TBD
Advance registration required.

For information about events and classes, please contact the Adult Department at ext 160.

Upcoming Trips

Brooklyn Museum - Thursday, May 10th - $20

The Brooklyn Museum is New York’s third largest museum. It houses an extensive Egyptian collection as well as works by masters such as Monet and Degas, plus an Entire center devoted to feminist art. We will have a guided tour of the highlights of the Museum.

International Center of Photography - Thursday, June 7th - $20

The International Center of Photography is the world’s leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and the reproduced images. Our guided tour will cover the highlights of the Center.

Wave Hill - Thursday, July 12th - $20

Wave Hill is a 28-acre estate in the Bronx, overlooking the Hudson River and the Palisades. It celebrates the artistry and legacy of its historic gardens and landscapes. The estate includes two houses and a a botanical garden. We will be guided through the highlights of the garden.                     

Performances and Seminars at CQY

Juilliard Concerts

The Juilliard School seeks to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world.  Through a generous Gluck Fellowship, the Juilliard School arranges performances at community centers throughout New York City.  We are privileged to be a host organization, and look forward to enjoying many performances throughout the academic year.

Aaron Copeland School of Music
at Queens College

The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College seeks to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians. Through a generous Commonwealth Charitable Fund grant, we are privileged to be a host organization.

Wednesday, April 4th
–2:30 p.m.  
$5.00 suggested donation

Free "Health Chats"

Medical professionals deliver informative presentations on important topics. Please see the current senior calendar for schedule.


See the current Senior Calendar for schedule.


Strengthen your memory abilities through focused activities. Feel free to bring questions about specific memory concerns.

Monday, Monthly
1:30–2:30 p.m.
Free m / $5 nm (per session)


Discuss and interpret poems. Although not necessary, please feel free to bring your own work. Open to the public; no registration required.

Monday, Monthly
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Free m / $5 nm (per session)

P.E.R.C. – Progressive Energy for Retired Citizens

If you enjoy interesting and spirited presentations on a variety of subjects, P.E.R.C. is for you. Light refreshments are served. See the P.E.R.C. calendar for topics. No registration is required.  All members and non-members are welcome!

Weekly on Tuesdays
10:00–11:30 a.m.
Free m / $3 nm (per session)


Gather and schmooze in a lively, congenial setting. Club sponsors monthly get-togethers for club members. Yearly fee, no registration required.

Weekly on Fridays
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Free m / $3 nm (per session)


Call ext 160 for the most up-to-date information.


Bereavement and Caregiver Support Groups
Call ext 621 for information.

Blood Pressure Screenings
Provided by Dr. Horwitz, M.D., D.O.
First Friday of every month, 10-11:00 a.m.

Family and Referral Services
Call ext 633 for information.

Food Pantry
Call ext 633 for information.

Kosher Grocery Shopping
Call ext 160 for information.

Telephone Reassurance Program
Would you enjoy a friendly phone call once a week?  Call us today at ext 621.

Whenever possible, we offer door-to-door transportation in a handicap-accessible van to CQY for senior adults.  Contact us at ext 160 to make a van reservation. 

These programs are made possible by the Safety Net Initiative funded through UJA-Federation of New York


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.

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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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