Full Sturgeon Moon Hike

On Thursday, August 11 at 8 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for a hike to hear about a traditional name for this moon and look for signs of the wildlife it represents. All ages. All-weather walk, so dress for the conditions. Space is limited, so register by calling (718) 381-4340.

 

Photo Contest Finals

On Friday, August 12 at 5 p.m., the Rockaway Times will announce the winners of our photo contest. The finals will be held on the Rockaway Times deck on the bay at 114-04 Beach Channel Drive.

 

Jamaica Bay Shorebird Festival

On Saturday, August 13 at 9 a.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for a hike to the East Pond with shorebird experts. For more information call (718) 318-4340.

 

Girl Scouts Yard Sale

On Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., head to 1613 Cross Bay Blvd in Broad Channel to shop and help support Girl Scouts Troop 04434.

 

Rockaway Market

 Street

On Saturday, August 6 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.

 

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Rockaway Makers Market

On Thursday, July 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., head to the Arverne Cinema (7202 Gouverneur Ave) to shop from local vendors and artists.

 

Rockaway Market Street

On Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 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.

 

Movie Under the

Learn to Paddle 101

On Friday, July 8 at 3 p.m., head to the Seaplane Ramp at Floyd Bennett Field to enjoy a fun “how to” paddle program. Learn to get in and out, go forward, turn, stop and back up a kayak. Dress to get wet, wear shoes that will not fall off, and bring water, sunscreen, and a snack. Kayaks, personal floatation devices, paddles, and instruction provided.

 

Thrilla in Camilla

On Friday, July 8, FDNY Boxing takes on the West Yorkshire Firefighters Boxing Team at St. Camillus

Beach Flix: The Sandlot

On Thursday, July 28 at 8:30 p.m., head to Beach 1068h with a chair or blanket and enjoy The Sandlot (a fun summer classic for all ages) under the stars. Sponsored by The Rockaway Hotel and the Rockaway Civic Association.

 

Rockaway Market Street

On Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 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

Beach Flix: Napoleon Dynamite

Beach Flix are back! This Thursday, July 14 at 8:30 p.m., head to Beach 106th with a chair or blanket and enjoy Napoleon Dynamite under the stars. Sponsored by Caracas and the Rockaway Civic Association.

 

Learn to Paddle 101

On Friday, July 15 at 3 p.m., head to the Seaplane Ramp at Floyd Bennett Field to enjoy a fun “how to” paddle program. Learn to get in and out, go forward, turn, stop and back up a kayak. Dress to get wet, wear shoes that will not fall

Movie Under the Stars:

The Wiz

On Thursday, June 30 at 8:30 p.m., head to the Beach 32nd boardwalk to enjoy The Wiz (Rated PG-13) outdoors. “A young kindergarten teacher finds herself in the Land of Oz, where she is greeted by Munchkins. As she journeys down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wiz, she encounters a scarecrow, a tin man and a cowardly lion." Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy.

 

Beach Campfire

On Friday, July 1 at 7 p.m., head to the Wise Clock in Riis Park to join a

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