Things To Do

Candlelight Vigil
for Lew Simon

On Thursday, November 10 at 6 p.m., in the 100th Precinct (92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd)  is hosting a vigil in memory of District Leader Lew Simon who died a year ago.


Veterans Day

On Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m., head to the Doughboy Monument on Beach 94th and Rockaway Beach Blvd. to join the American Legion for a brief ceremony in honor of Veterans Day.


Flight 587 Ceremony

On Saturday, November 12 at 8:30 a.m., head to the Beach 116th Flight 587 Memorial for the ceremony commemorating the 21st anniversary ceremony of the crash of Flight 587 in Rockaway.


Nature Walk

On Saturday, November 12 at 12:30 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to explore the West Pond with a park ranger and discover what the Bay is showing off today. All weather walk.


Jamaica Bay
Research Day

On Sunday, November 13 at 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to join the community for an afternoon of presentations and conversations that examine Jamaica Bay through the lenses of history, science, and architecture!


WISH Turns 16

On Saturday, November 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., join women’s group Rockaway WISH at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Beach 126th for a general membership meeting and cocktail celebration for the group’s 16th anniversary. RSVP to:


Fitness Class 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. Maska required inside RISE.


Chair Yoga at Rise

On Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd). for a free chair yoga class with Certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves. All are welcome! From beginners to seasoned practitioners. Masks required inside RISE.


Larry Racioppo’s “Sandy Diary” Reception

On Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd) to view Larry’s photo exhibit on Hurricane Sandy. Masks required inside RISE.


Thanksgiving Half Marathon/ 5K

On Saturday, November 19, the Rockaway Track Club is hosting a half marathon and 5K. Check in at Beach 115th street at 8 a.m. Pickup Bib tag, chip, and T-Shirt. Both 5K and ½ Marathon start at 9 a.m. on the boardwalk at 115th Street. To pre-register, see


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