Things To Do

 Things To Do

Moon Magick

On Thursday, August 31 at 7 p.m., head to the Labyrinth by the Sea on Beach 94th and Shore Front for a sacred walk and shamanic drum ahead of the coming full moon.


Riis Campfire

On Friday, September 1 at 7 p.m., head to Bay 6 in Riis Park to join a park ranger for a campfire and music.


Boardwalk Bike Tour

On Saturday, September 2 at 6 p.m., head to Beach 44th and the boardwalk and join an Urban Park Ranger for a ride along the boardwalk, stopping to learn about some nature and history along the way.


Kayaking for Beginners

On Saturday, September 2 at 1 p.m., head to Riis Landing for a kayaking program for beginners. Open to ages 6 and up with an adult. 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 will be provided.


BC Mardi Gras


On Monday, September 4 at 1 p.m., head to Ruffle Bar on Cross Bay Blvd. in Broad Channel to watch their Mardi Gras Parade. If interested in joining, sign ups are at 11 a.m.


Women’s Surf Film


The Women’s Surf Film Festival begins Monday, September 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with an opening reception, surf photography exhibition and its first screening at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club (302 Beach 87th Street).  The rest of the film fest takes place at The Rockaway Hotel on Sept. 6, 8 and 9, with the final film screening on September 9 at 7 p.m. at the Surf Club. For full details, see:


Blood Drive

On Tuesday, September 5 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., head to the 100th Precinct at 92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd. to give the gift of blood. Bring an ID and drink and eat beforehand.


Poseidon Parade

Save the date! Poseidon Parade takes place Saturday, September 16 at 1 p.m. on Beach 106th and struts down the boardwalk to Beach 96th. Sign up and participate or watch from the sidelines. For more details, 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.


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 listen to live music and buy from local farmers and vendors.


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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