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Thursday, September 12, 6:30 p.m.

NYPD NYCHA MEETING

Community Center

81-14 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Come to your local Build the Block meeting, focusing on the Hammel Houses and Carleton Manor. Discuss concerns with NCOs.

 

Friday,
September 13, 6:30 p.m.

HARVEST MOON SUNSET WALK

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Take a sunset hike around the West Pond Trail with a National Park Ranger. Learn more about the nocturnal residents of the Refuge. Call 718-318-4340 to reserve a spot.

 

Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

HONEYFEST

Beach 106th Concession

Enjoy all things honey. Buy honey, watch demonstrations, enjoy a tasting contest and more.

 

Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP

Beach 59th Boardwalk

Join RWA for the Annual International Coastal Cleanup in partnership with the American Littoral Society on Rockaway Beach. People of all ages are encouraged to participate. All trash collected will be entered into the national database, which goes to help establish legislation to reduce trash along our shores. Community service hours available.

 

Saturday,
September 14, 2 p.m.

MAP AND COMPASS COURSE

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

What will happen when your phone and GPS run out of power in the wilderness? Will you have the means to navigate out of the wilderness? We’ll teach you to know where you are and where to go by using map and compass.

 

Sunday,
September 15, 10 a.m.

OSPREY GUIDED WALK

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Learn all about the amazing Osprey on this guided walk of the West Pond Trail. We will talk about their incredible migration and the inspiring story of how conservation efforts were able to bring this species back from the brink. All ages welcome.

Sunday, September 15,
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BALD ON THE BEACH

St. Francis de Sales Gym

219 Beach 129th Street

Several participants will go bald for a good cause, St. Baldrick's,  to fight childhood cancers. Stop by to show your support or to shave your head! For more info, email Danielle Kelley at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, September 15,
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ROCKAWAY MAKERS MARKET

Rockaway Brewing Co.

415 Beach 72nd Street

Music, food and shopping with local vendors.

 

Sunday, September 15,
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

RAA PRESENTS ARTSPLASH

sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden

See a collection of artworks presented by local artists. Open weekends through November 10.

 

Sep. 20, 21, 27, 28, Oct. 4, 5, 8 p.m.

Sep. 22, 29, Oct. 6, 2 p.m.

RTC PRESENTS:
THE GREAT GATSBY

See the Rockaway Theatre Company’s latest production of The Great Gatsby. For tickets, see www.rockawaytheatrecompany.org

 

Saturday, September 21, 12 p.m.

POSEIDON’S PARADE

Beach 106th to 94th Boardwalk

Wear your best nautical garb and participate or watch from the sidelines! Head to Poseidonsparade.com to register.

 

Weds.,Thurs.,Fri., 8 a.m.

BEACH YOGA

Beach 105th Street

Join Soupy for a yoga class.

 

Saturdays, 10 a.m.

BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Join NPS for an introductory nature walk where you will learn the essentials of birdwatching.

 

Saturdays, 11 a.m.

READ TO COCO

Seaside Library

116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Coco can’t read, but he is a great listener! Come and read to Coco the therapy dog. Children in grades K to 4 can sign up to read approximately 15 minutes each during the R.E.A.D. session. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Call 718-634-1876 to register. Saturdays through Oct. 5.