Things To Do
Horseshoe Crab Festival
On Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Broad Channel American Park, (82-66 Cross Bay Blvd.) to join NPS, JBRPC, and ALS for the annual horseshoe crab festival.
Jamaica Bay Park Cleanup
On Saturday, May 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., head to Egmont Place, off of Mott Ave in Far Rockaway, to help remove trash and debris from Jamaica Bay Park while enjoying incredible views of the Bay! Gloves, bags, and tools will be provided. The event is rain or shine. Questions? Email email@example.com.
Hero Story Hour
On Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m., head to Seaside Library (116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) and bring the kids for a story hour by first responders.
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.
Gather Around the Campfire
On Saturday, May 20 at 7 p.m., head to Beach 44th Street and the boardwalk to join the Urban Park Rangers for an evening of campfire activities such as stories, songs, and more.
Floyd Bennett Field Bike Ride
On Sunday, May 21 at 10 a.m., head to the Ryan Visitor Center at Floyd Bennett Field to join a Park Ranger for a guided bike ride around Floyd Bennett Field in honor of the park’s anniversary. Bring your bike and your curiosity. Cultural and natural history highlights will include the remarkable story of urban development and the value of public lands today. The ride will be approximately 4.5 miles.
Free Community Baby Shower
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.
Morning Moves at RISE
On Mondays, at 11 a.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) to join Ann Fosteris’ Fitness to You class.
Core on the Floor
On Mondays, 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.
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.
Yoga on the Beach
On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, head to Beach 102nd for yoga on the beach with Soupy Campbell.
Hangar B Tour
On Sundays through May 28, at 10 a.m., head to Hangar B at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn to join a Park Ranger for a tour of Hangar B and the aircraft inside, which are part of Floyd Bennett Field’s aviation history.
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