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Thursday, November 21,

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

ST. JOHN'S RIBBON-CUTTING

327 Beach 19th Street

See St. John's Hospital’s new lobby, pharmacy, café and reflection room at this ribbon-cutting. Refreshments served.

 

Thursday, November 21,

6:30 p.m.

ELIZABETH CROWLEY

FUNDRAISER

Bungalow Bar

377 Beach 92nd Street

Join for a reception and meet with Elizabeth Crowley, running for Queens Borough President. Contributions starting at $50 welcome. Open bar.

 

Thursday, November 21,

7 p.m.

RBAF MONTHLY MEETING

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Join Rockaway Beach Autism Families to connect with others whose families are impacted by autism.

 

Thursday, November 21,

7 p.m.

FILM: BLACKS CAN’T SWIM

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

348 Beach 71st Street

Far Rockaway NAACP presents “Blacks Can’t Swim,” a film about a man with an acute phobia of drowning, who starts wearing a lifejacket everywhere.

 

Nov. 22, 23, 8 p.m.

Nov. 24, 2 p.m.

25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Post Theatre, Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Theatre Company presents this fun musical comedy. For tickets, head to www.rockawaytheatrecompany.org or call 1-800-838-3006.

 

Saturday, November 23,

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

THANKSGIVING FEAST

RISE Center

5803 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal with RISE. Must register in advance at www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/

 

Saturday, November 23,

7 p.m.

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP

West End Temple

147-02 Newport Ave

Shop from more than 40 vendors. Plus raffles, 50/50s, food and more.

 

Saturday, November 23,

7 p.m.

UNFORGETTABLE FIRE CONCERT

St. Francis de Sales

219 Beach 129th Street

See U2 Tribute Band Unforgettable Fire at this fundraiser for SFDS. $40 per ticket. To purchase, call the main office at 718-634-2775 or email Keith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, November 23, 8 p.m.

VINO BY THE SEA ANNIVERSARY

Whit's End

97-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Celebrate VBTS’s anniversary with free food, drinks and music at Whit's for their “Worst Thing About Living in Rockaway” bash.

 

Saturday, November 23,

8:30 p.m.

TURKEY KARAOKE

Grassy Point Bar

1802 Cross Bay Blvd

Turkey Karaoke is a fun night filled with jello shots, raffles, and terrible singing. $10 at the door. Help support the BC Volunteer Fire Dept.

 

Monday, November 25,

1 p.m.

SILVER GULL GRAFFITI MEETING

Those from the Silver Gull Beach Club, National Park Service, Simon Wiesenthal Center and others discuss the anti-semitic graffiti incident over Labor Day weekend and ways to improve.

 

Monday, November 25,

3:45 p.m.

KIDS CARE SAFETY RALLY

200 Block of Beach 101st Street

Kids and community members will rally for their safety in response to the proposed Beach 101st  homeless shelter. Pizza and refreshments provided. To register to speak, call

Torey at 917-376-4090.

 

Monday, November 25,

7 p.m.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Discuss Rockaway Beach Branch, bike lanes on Cross Bay, ferry issues, parking concerns, train issues and more.

 

Monday, November 25, 7 p.m.

LADIES CRAFT NIGHT OUT

Thai Rock

375 Beach 92nd Street

Join Milton's Daughters in creating a holiday home decor with a 2 x 4. $30, supplies provided. Tickets at thairock.us/events/ladies-night-out-3/

 

Weekends, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

BEACH TOWEL ART EXHIBIT

sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance presents Beach Towel, a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Evan Mazellan. Open Saturdays and Sundays through November 30.