Thanksgiving to Go Dinner
On Thursday, November 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Rock & Wrap It Up will have Thanksgiving to go meals. All are welcome. Head to St. John Baptist Church (7405 Rockaway Beach Blvd). Masks required.
Far Rock Greek Council Operation Feast
On Thursday, November 25 at 12 p.m., Far Rock Greek Council will be hosting a thanksgiving meal and giveaway at 1033 Beach 20th Street in Far Rockaway. Donations of prepared food, baked goods, canned/dry food, clothes and monetary donations are being collected. Volunteers welcome. For more info, follow Far Rock Greek Council on Facebook and Instagram.
Black Friday Jamaica Bay Cleanup
On Monday, November 29 at 4:30 p.m., join on Beach 116th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd. on the second night of Hanukkah for the annual menorah lighting in honor of Lew M. Simon. There will be music, treats and more.
SFDS Parish Memorial Mass
On Monday, November 29 at 7 p.m., SFDS will hold a Parish Memorial Mass for all of those who passed in 2021. All family and friends welcome. There will be a candle lighting. All families who will have representation are asked to call the rectory at 718-634-6464
On Friday, December 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., head to the American Legion (209 Cross Bay Blvd) in Broad Channel to shop for homemade crafts, candy, cakes, etc. Raffles and 50-50. Kitchen will be Open. All proceeds benefit American Legion Veterans Programs.
Rockaway Beach Wetland Restoration
On Saturday, December 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., head to Beach 56th Place and the boardwalk to volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect wetland areas in Rockaway Beach. Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as debris in order to help restore the wetland and create a healthier ecosystem. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Register at: www.nycgovparks.org/reg/stewardship/11985
Little North Pole Lighting
Save the date. On Sunday, December 5 starting at 3:30 p.m., Joe Mure hosts his annual ceremony to light up the grand Little North Pole (144-03 Newport Ave).