Things To Do
Seaside Adult Center Open House
On Friday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to the Seaside Older Adult Center (320 Beach 94th Street) for an open house for seniors 60 and older. Meet and greet with center staff and current members, make potential new friends! Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served. Raffles and giveaways. Special “Try It” Exercise Class with fitness guru, Gerard! Bring photo ID – Same day memberships available. Call 347-926-4119 for more info.
Mother’s Day Half Marathon & Rose Gurry 5K
On Saturday, May 13 at 8 a.m., Rockaway Track Club is hosting its Mother’s Day Half Marathon, Rose Gurry 5K and a one-mile walk to help raise funds for St. Camillus Special Olympics. Check in on Beach 94th and the boardwalk. The races begin at 9 a.m. Pre-register at: Rockawaytc.org
Book Signing & Interview
On Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m., head to the Queens Library Seaside Branch (116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) as Teresa Piechocka, will be discussing her book (My Memoir: Nazis and Communists. Growing up in 1940s War-Torn Poland) and signing copies.
On Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to the Rockaway Beach Amphitheater on Beach 94th near the boardwalk for a free compost giveaway by Councilwoman Joann Ariola. Call 718-318-6411 to reserve a spot.
Mother’s Day Foraging Tour
On Sunday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd. for a foraging tour with America’s go-to guy for foraging, “Wildman” Steve Brill. Must register at: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/
On Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m., head to the Belle Harbor Yacht Club (533 Beach 126th) for the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association monthly meeting. Discuss public safety, beach construction updates, the Neponsit Home demolition and more.
JASA Weekly Yoga
On Mondays at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 11:30 a.m., adults 60+ are welcome to JASA Rockaway Park Older Adult Center (106-20 Shore Front Parkway) for weekly Yoga with Cynthia. Open to Adults 60+. To register, call: 718-634-3044.
JASA Weekly Arts
On Thursdays at 10 a.m., adults 60+ are welcome to JASA Rockaway Park Older Adult Center (106-20 Shore Front Parkway) for weekly painting/arts and crafts. Let your creativity be free! To RSVP and for more details, call: 718-634-3044.
Core on the Floor
On Thursday, May 11, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a free core and lower body class with Ann Fosteris of Fitness to You. All are welcome! Bring a mat.
Celebrate Music and Dance of the Americas
On Saturday, May 20, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., head to the Rockaway Beach Amphitheater on Beach 94th and the boardwalk to join Midori and friends in a celebration of music and culture from the Americas. Sing, dance and clap along.
On Sunday, May 21, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., head to the Rockaway YMCA (207 Beach 73rd Street) for the 100th Precinct’s free community baby shower. Free resources, refreshments, raffle giveaways, car seats, diapers, cribs, strollers, and baby essentials. If you would like to donate baby items for this event, they can be dropped off at the precinct.
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