Sam Field Older Adult Center

The Sam Field Older Adult Center offers social, recreational and educational activities, carefully designed for the needs of older adults.

*Click here for the Commonpoint Queens Older Adult Center September + October 2023 Newsletter*

The Sam Field Older Adult Center for people over the age of 60 is a warm and inclusive older adult center offering a variety of social, recreational, educational programs, for all older members of our community. While focusing on continuing growth and enrichment, we also provide an opportunity for older adults to enjoy the company of their peers. This program is funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.

  • A variety of stimulating classes and courses
  • Case assistance, telephone reassurance, and information and referrals
  • Small discussion groups led by qualified leaders
  • Special interest groups
  • Bereavement groups
  • Various special events and performances throughout the year
  • Explore your inner artist in professionally facilitated classes such as drawing & sketching, and oil painting.

Sam’s Older Adult Cafe, our individually-plated lunch program, serves Kosher meals to people over 60 years old, and operates from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM on weekdays. There is a suggested contribution of $2.50.

For more information about Sam’s Older Adult Cafe, including volunteer opportunities, please email Wendy Lepper at [email protected] or call (718) 225-6750 ext. 236.

Health and Wellness Department Our health, wellness and recreation staff is dedicated to developing individualized plans of health maintenance and wellness activities for our older adults. Classes offered include Stretching, Balance, Tai Chi, Classic Aerobics, and Chair Yoga among others. Click here for our schedule.

Here are a few of our upcoming programs/events. Please note that many of these programs are run via ZOOM and pre-registration is REQUIRED. The program’s zoom link and telephone option will be provided at the time of registration. For more information and to register, contact Wendy Lepper at [email protected] or call (718) 225-6750 ext. 236, or Roberta Landau at [email protected] or by calling (718) 225-6750 ext. 222.


PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL IN-PERSON EVENTS. Email Wendy Lepper at [email protected] or call (718) 225-6750 ext. 236, or Roberta Landau at [email protected] or by calling (718) 225-6750 ext. 222.

  • NEW! MUSICAL GROUP – Mondays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Learn to sing and explore the possibilities with returning artist Candaceia Charles
  • HEADLINES AND HOT TOPICS with Wendy  – Mondays from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
  • LATIN FUSION WITH GAIL  – Mondays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM
  • ISRAELI FOLK DANCING – Mondays from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. Honey will teach basic Israeli dances, and the dance steps that are used. The dances will include circle and line styles, both old and new.
  • DANCE FITNESS WITH LORI  – Tuesdays from 1:00 to 2:00 PM
  • SINGLE SENIORS  – Wednesdays from 10:30 to 12:00 PM
  • BINGO  – Once a month on Wednesday from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. July 19 and August 23.
  • Hebrew Ulpan: Thursdays, from 10:00 to 11:30 am. For beginners through advanced students.
  • Men’s Forum with Wendy  – Fridays from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Get together with your peers at Sam Field to discuss common interests, experiences, and memories
  • Karaoke Party: Thursday, July 13, 12-2pm. Lunch and Karaoke with DJ Russell
  • Live Music Tuesday, August 15, 11:00am. Music and lunch with Linda Miller
  • Lunch and a Movie  – Wednesday, August 9 at 11:30 AM. Movie: The Age of Adaline
  • Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center Trip  – Wednesday, August 16 at from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Cost: $15.00 includes admission, guided tour, a bag lunch, and transportation
  • Nutrition Education: Diabetes Prevention  – Friday, August 18 at from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Learn how to prevent and control diabetes.
  • Entertainment and Lunch: Tuesday, July 25, 12:30pm. Comic Howard Newman will open for a Tom Jones, Barry Manilow and Englebert Humberdink Impersonator

For more information about the Sam Field Older Adult Center, please email Wendy Lepper at [email protected] or call (718) 225-6750 ext. 236, or Roberta Landau at [email protected] or by calling (718) 225-6750 ext. 222.

We also have the following programs for older adults:

You can also get more information about our Older Adult programs in Forest Hills!