Things To Do

BHYC Holiday

On Friday, December 2 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., head to the Belle Harbor Yacht Club (533 Beach 126th) for a shopping extravaganza featuring 40+ local vendors, raffles, live music and more.


Broad Channel
Craft Sale

On Friday, December 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., head to the American Legion Hall (209 Cross Bay Blvd) to buy crafts made by local vendors. Proceeds benefit local churches and charities.


Nature Walk

On Saturday, December 3 at 12:30 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and join a park ranger to try a few easy outdoor meditation techniques, take a relaxing stroll, and connect with nature in a calming new way. This is an all-weather walk, so please dress for the conditions.


Santa at Callies

On Saturday, December 3 at 7 p.m., head to Callie’s on Beach 129th for their annual Santa visit and tree lighting. Hot cocoa and cookies available for the kids. Hot Toddy’s and Irish Coffee available for the adults.


Job Fair

On Wednesday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to COGCA (1332 Central Ave in Far Rockaway) for a job fair featuring RDRC, JFK, America Works, Workforce 1, Queens Library, Starbucks and more. Bring your resume or receive resume assistance.


116th Christmas
Tree Lighting

On Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m., head to Beach 116th Street near the firehouse for the annual lighting of the Beach 116th Street Christmas tree. there will be caroling, hot chocolate, treats and Elf Minnie!


Love Rockaway
Santa Suit 5K

On Saturday, December 10, the Rockaway Track Club is hosting its Santa Suit 5K and one mile run/walk. Meet at Healy’s Pub on Beach 108th from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for suit and bib pickup or late registration. The runs start on the Beach 108th boardwalk at 10 a.m.  Registration includes a santa suit, a medal and a free beer at Healy’s. Pre-register at


Holiday Makers

On Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Rockaway Brewing Company (415 Beach 72nd Street) is hosting a market featuring goods from local vendors.


Board 14

On Tuesday, December 13 at 7:15 p.m., head to the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th)  for the monthly CB14 meeting. Hear updates on the Far Rockaway library, Parks Committee updates and more. To sign up for public speaking, arrive before the meeting starts.

Fitness Class

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.


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.


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