Meditative Nature Walk
On Thursday, September 30 at 3 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge fand join a park ranger for a relaxing meditative stroll and connect with nature in a calming new way. Call 718-318-4340 to reserve. Limited to 20 people.
On Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to the RISE Center at Beach 59th and Rockaway Freeway for free daffodil bulbs. A living memorial to the victims of 9/11 and the largest civic effort in city history, the Daffodil Project gives out bulbs for free to plant in public spaces across all five boroughs. Advanced registration required at www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/
RISE/NPCA Jamaica Bay Community Cleanup
On Saturday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd). for a clean up along Jamaica Bay. Local residents and children of all ages are encouraged to participate in this stewardship event. For this cleanup, you will be clearing the area of any litter in order to prevent any bay pollution. Students can be community service hours.
Pay it Forward Yard Sale
On Saturday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., head to 141-02 Newport Avenue for a yard sale featuring all kinds of items to help support the family of James Donzella.
Barz & Bosses Music Fest
On Saturday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., head to O’Donohue Park on Beach 17th Street for a day of music, entertainment, shopping, dancing, networking and more. DJ Rockskillz and DJ The Original Sage will be playing sets. If interested in being a vendor, call 917-474-4769.
Knights of Columbus Fundraiser
On Saturday, October 2 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., head to the Knights (333 Beach 90th) for a fundraiser and big raffle drawing. Music by DJ James Tubridy. $40 admission icnludes drinks and appetizers.
Rockaway Marathon & Half Marathon
On Saturday, October 9, Rockapulco Run is hosting its big marathon and half marathon events. The races have an 8:30 a.m. start and take place on the boardwalk. Sign up at www.Rockapulcorun.com
Children’s Harvest Festival
On Saturday, October 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., head to the Far Rock Farm at 45-55 Beach Channel Drive for a day of farm tours, pumpkin decorating, entertainment, seed planting, manicures, chicken feeding, games, resources and more with the Campaign Against Hunger.
Yoga Bari Yoga
On Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m., join Yoga Bari for yoga on the Beach 126th boardwalk
Yoga on the Beach
Kevin Campbell is back with yoga/human movement classes on Beach 104th Street at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Head to the beach and get your om on.
On Saturdays at 9 a.m. at Beach 32nd Street and the boardwalk NYC Parks for a free, fun and funky low to medium impact dance fitness class.
On Saturdays at 11 a.m. at Beach 59th Street Playground, join NYC Parks for a free total body, non-contact workout fit for all levels.