Five Towns Senior Stars

Wanted – Senior Softball Players
The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC is looking for softball player over the age of 60 that would like to compete in the Long Island Senior Softball League (LISSA). Double headers are played Tuesdays and Thursday mornings @ 10:00 a.m. Please call Cathy Byrne if you love the game of softball, would like to make new friends and compete against 25 teams in the league.
For further information, call 516-569-6733.

Shalom Club

A unique group of retired professionals with a zest for intellectual stimulation and Jewish enrichment. The club will focus on social, cultural and educational experiences. A wide variety of speakers will ensure lively discussions. Exercise at 11 am, lunch, followed by a program.

Mondays – 11:00am-1:30pm
Starting October 15, 2018

Temple Hillel, 1000 Rosedale Road,
Valley Stream

Fee: $4


A weekly gathering of older adults enhancing their past with a feel of European flavor. Enjoy meeting new people with a little nosh, Yiddish humor, lectures, movies, music and more.

Tuesdays – 12:30pm-2:30pm
Starting October 16, 2018

Congregation Beth Sholom,
390 Broadway, Lawrence

Fee: $2

Canasta, Bridge & Mah Jongg

Come alone or bring a friend for a fun afternoon at the JCC. Enjoy meeting new people, good conversation and challenging games.

Pre-registration a must by calling 516-569-6733.

Wednesdays – 12:00pm-3:00pm

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst

Fee: $1

Friendship Circle

Come exercise your body, schmooze, meet new friends and enjoy lively discussions at our haimish JCC. All are welcome.

Wednesdays – 1:00pm-3:00pm
Starting October 17, 2018

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst

Fee: $1

Men’s Club

Come schmooze, share and engage in stimulating and lively current events discussions. Meet new friends and spend Thursday afternoons at the JCC.

Thursdays – 12:45pm-1:45pm

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst

Fee: $1

Zumba Gold

This unique fitness program features zesty Latin music with exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves, specifically tailored for active older adults. Come join this fun friendly dance-fitness class.

For more information call 516- 569-6733.

Mondays – 2:00pm-3:00pm
Starting September 6, 2018

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst

No fee.

This program is funded by the Nassau County Dept. of Senior Citizen Affairs, the NYSDA and the Federal Administration on Aging.

Safety Net – Entitlements Program

Are you in need of free guidance regarding entitlements such as Social Security, widow benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, health insurance, etc. Or are you in need of emotional support and advocacy regarding caregiver concerns, parenting concerns, resources for children with special needs, etc.

If you have a concern and don’t know where to turn for help, contact Lisa Barnett, LCSW-R, Project Entitlements at 516-569-6733.

No fee.

Entitlements Program is made possible by the Safety Net Initiative of UJA-Federation of New York.

Make a Difference in the Life of a Senior:  Become a Friendly Visitor

Connect with an aging senior or homebound adult, providing companionship and enabling an older person to remain socially involved with others. Volunteers with our Friendly Visiting Program spend time with seniors in their home on a weekly basis to engage in conversation and share interests and experiences. To be matched with a senior, please contact our Volunteer Services Manager, Laurie Stone Brofsky, at 516-569-6733 ext. 205 or by email at