Things To Do

 Things To Do

Shakespeare On the Beach

On Friday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m., head to the Beach 95th Street Amphitheater for a free performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with a Rockaway spin! There will also be rehearshal preview tonight, 8/17 at 7:30 p.m.


Rockaway Cove Paddle

On Friday, August 18 at 1 p.m., head to Riis Landing for a kayaking adventure to Rockaway Point. Kayaks and floatation devices provided. Dress to get wet. Call (718) 758-3671 for more information and to make a reservation.


Shorebird Festival

On Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to learn all about our beautiful shorebirds and explore the natural habitat of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.


Kayaking for Beginners

On Saturday, August 19 at 1 p.m., head to Beach 43rd and the bay for kayaking for beginners. For those 6 and up, with an adult. Dress to get wet.


Rockaway Film Festival

From Saturday, August 19 through Sunday, August 27, enjoy a range of films being shown at the sixth annual Rockaway Film Festival at the Arverne Cinema (72-02 Gouverneur Ave.) and T149 in Fort Tilden. The first event, “Fantasia & Fischinger,” is August 19 at 7 p.m. at the Arverne Cinema, with a live performance from the Rockaway Chamber. For full lineup and tickets, see:


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


Senior Walking Program

On Tuesdays at 8 a.m., join Lisa G at the Beach 59th Street boardwalk for a senior walking program for those 60 and older. If you have any questions, contact or call (718) 760-6999.


Zumba Under the Stars

On Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., head to the Beach 108th hockey rink for Zumba Under the Stars, a dance workout class with Lisa G.


Cardio Punch

On Saturdays at 11 a.m., head to the boardwalk at Beach 60th Street for this total body, non-contact workout fit for all levels. Punch, hook, and kick to motivating, high-energy music that progress into heart-pumping combinations.


Market Street @ Beach 60th

On Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Beach 60th and Rockaway Freeway to shop from vendors selling vegetables, homemade goods, baked goods, crafts and more. Live music.


Yoga on the Beach with Sonia

On Saturdays through August 19, at 9 a.m., head to Beach 32nd and the boardwalk to enjoy a free yoga program with Sonia. Bring a mat.


Yoga on the Beach

On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m., head to Beach 102nd for yoga on the beach with Soupy Campbell.


Chair Movement Class

On Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., head to Temple Beth-El on Beach 121st Street for a Chair Movement Class led by Christine Walker. Donation based.


Chair Yoga

On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a free chair yoga class led by certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves. Beginners to seasoned practitioners are welcome.


Yoga & Relaxation

On Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., head to Bay 12 in Riis Park to join Joann for yoga stretching, breathing and relaxation by the shore. For more info and updates, email:  

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