On Saturday, April 22, head to the Hammel Playground on Beach 84th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd. for Denim Day, a day of solidarity against sexual assault and domestic violence. There will be speakers, performances, a self-defense seminar, Zumba, Yoga, food, music, puppetry and more. After party at The Rose Den.
Floyd Bennett Field Hike
On Sunday, April 23 at 10 a.m., head to the Ryan Visitor Center (1 Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn). Spend your morning on an energetic hike with a Park Ranger and investigate the natural and cultural history of Floyd Bennett Field’s North side. Break for a lunch at Hangar B and then explore the South side.
I-Spy Spring at Bayswater Park
On Sunday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Bayswater State Point Park (14-79 Point Breeze Place) and celebrate Earth Day with JBRPC on a guided nature walk at with urban ecologist Marielle Anzelone. All attendees will leave with a free copy of JBRPC’s Common Plants and Pollinators of Jamaica Bay and Rockaway: A Field Guide, and new skills to identify the plants and animals who live around us!
Walk for Autism
On Sunday, April 23, Rockaway Beach Autism Families is hosting the first Autism walk. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11 a.m. on the boardwalk at Beach 96th Street. Sign up early at: www.rockawaybeachautismfamilies.org
Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance
On Sunday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m., head to Temple Beth-El Sanctuary (201 Beach 121st Street) for a Holocaust Remembrance program with the theme: “Antisemitism: Are Schools Doing Their Job?” There will also be a candle lighting ceremony, clergy remarks and a youth cantata. All are welcome.
100th Precinct Community Council
On Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m., the 100th Precinct Community Council will hold its next monthly meeting on Zoom. Email email@example.com for access info.
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. Masks required inside RISE.
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.
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.
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. Masks required inside RISE.
Chair Movement Class
On Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., head to Temple Beth-El (201 Beach 121st Street) and breathe, balance, move and stretch in this chair yoga class led by Christine Walker. Donation based.
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