Things To Do
Friend in Need
On Friday, October 14 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., head to the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th Street) for a fundraiser on behalf of Brian Hanna, brother of Liz Hanna, who is recovering from a liver transplant. $50 tickets at the door for live music by Wine With Sue, DJs@Work, food, beverages, raffles and more.
Hip Hop Halloween
On Saturday, October 15 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., head to RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, for their 9th annual Hip-Hop Halloween & Harvest Celebration in the garden. Take part in painting pumpkins, face painting, music, dancing, festive food, and more! This event is free. Masks are required inside RISE.
Rockaway Market Street
On Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., head under the elevated A train track at Beach 60th for an outdoor market including vendors such as: Blacksmith’s Breads, Edgemere Farm, Horman’s Best Pickles, Mushroom Queens, Rockaway Soda, Saratoga Peanut Butter Company, and more! Live music.
On Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to join Gateway, the American Littoral Society, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, and NYC Audubon for the 5th annual Rapt-o-rama. Learn all about the hawks and owls of Jamaica Bay. See some of these amazing raptors during a live demonstration, and go on walks with experts to get a look at hawk species flying south for the winter
Far Rock Cancer & Domestic Violence Walk
On Sunday, October 16 at 8 a.m., head to Beach 17th and the boardwalk to join for a walk to raise awareness for breast cancer and domestic violence, in support of Strides Against Breast Cancer in honor of Trina Williams. There will be a presentation on domestic violence at 11 a.m. at Beach 73rd Street.
Chair Yoga at Rise
On Tuesday, October 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd). for a free chair yoga class with Certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves. All are welcome! From beginners to seasoned practitioners.
Fitness at Rise
On Mondays at 11 a.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) to join for Ann Fosteris’ Fitness to You class for all ages.
Workshops for 50+
Are you NYS Resident 50+years of Age? Thinking of retiring or have retired? Join for FREE inspirational workshops online with Zoom on Tuesdays, October 18- December 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information and to register email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Susan Lavin 347- 260 – 3891
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