Things To Do

Santa at Callies

On Saturday, December 10 at 5 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.


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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 Market

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.


Creating Jamaica Bay

On Saturdays, December 10 and 17, head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to join a ranger and explore how the utilization of Jamaica Bay has affected the life within our great estuary. This is an all-weather walk, so please dress for the conditions. Space will be limited, so register by calling 718-318-4340.


Holiday Sip & Shop

On Saturday, December 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., head to Bungalow Bar for an afternoon of shopping from local vendors. Complimentary mimosa for shoppers.


Broad Channel Tree Lighting

On Sunday, December 11 at 5 p.m., head to the Broad Channel Athletic Club at 125 Cross Bay Blvd. Dance and music performances, a visit from Santa, hot cocoa and more!


Community 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.


SFDS Tree Lighting

On Wednesday, December 14 at 6 p.m., head to the St. Francis de Sales Prayer Garden on Beach 129th and Rockaway Beach Blvd. for the annual lighting of their hundreds of trees and angels.


RBAF Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 15 at 7 p.m., head to the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th) to join Rockaway Beach Autism Families in celebrating the holidays. Music, performances, food, raffles and more.


Movie With Santa

On Saturday, December 17 at 6 p.m., head to St. Camillus’ gym (180 Beach 100th) for a holiday movie night with the 100th Precinct Community Council and Santa Claus! Snacks provided. Kids 12 & under. If possible, bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to a charity.


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 (58-03Rockaway 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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