Things To Do

Ryan Rudden Hockey Tournament

On Saturday, September 30 at 9 a.m. until the afternoon, head to the Beach 108th hockey rink to check out some charitable street hockey matches in memory of the late Ryan Rudden. Music, food, raffles and more.


Community Dune Preserve Planting

On Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Beach 62nd and the boardwalk to participate in this community planting with RISE to establish Rockaway Dune Preserve as part of the “Greater Rockaway” Coastal Plan. For all ages. Students seeking community service hours are encouraged to attend. Register at:


A-Train Serpent Sculpture Unveiling

On Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Beach 60th Street & Rockaway Freeway to join RISE for the unveiling of Zaq Landsberg’s A-Train Serpent Sculpture! The A train is an integral part of the Rockaways and waiting on the platform for that glowing blue “A” is a unifying experience for all residents.


Art Workshop: Buena Onda Collective

On Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Beach 60th Street & Rockaway Freeway, under the elevated A-train tracks for an art workshop. Oneiromancy, divination through dreams, is an installation and animated augmented reality community world-building experience that transforms a multiblock path beneath the A train in Far Rockway. The first of a three-workshop series, Buena Onda Collective will teach residents and visitors, alike, how to build 3D models that explore their personal histories, dreams, and ecological relationships to the Rockaways.


Catch a Cure 5K

On Sunday, October 1 at 9 a.m., head to Beach 116th and the boardwalk to cheer on the runners/ walkers of the Catch a Cure 5K for cancer awareness. Want to participate? Register online at by 6 p.m. on September 30 or in person at Rogers on Beach 116th before the race on October 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.


Animal Rock

On Sunday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Beach 94th and Shore Front Parkway for a celebration of human connections with animals. Animal memorial board, donation drive, animal peace walk, resources and more.


Literary Day

On Sunday, October 1, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., head to the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th Street) to support some of the Rockaway area’s local authors by buying their books and getting your copies signed!


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.


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.


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.


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