Things To Do

 Things To Do

Flu Shot Friday

On Friday, December 1 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., come and get your free flu shot at RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard). It will be administered by medical professionals from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. No appointment is necessary.


BHYC Holiday Boutique

On Friday, December 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., head to the Belle Harbor Yacht Club (533 Beach 126th Street) to get a head start on holiday shopping with gifts from 40+ local vendors.


Broad Channel Craft


On Friday, December 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., head to the American Legion Hall (209 Cross Bay Blvd.) in Broad Channel to shop crafts made by the Broad Channel Crafters. Proceeds go to local churches and the Operation Comfort Warrior Program.

Holiday Makers Market

On Saturday, December 2 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., head to the Rockaway Beach Surf Club (302 Beach 87th Street) to shop from local vendors.


Callie’s Christmas Tree Lighting

On Saturday, December 2 at 6 p.m., head to Callie’s (410A Beach 129th Street) with the kids for a visit with Santa and their annual tree lighting, Hot cocoa and cookies for the kids. Specialty drinks for the adults.


BC Christmas Tree Lighting

On Sunday, December 3 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., head to the BCAC Memorial Field for a winter wonderland Christmas tree lighting. Free hot cocoa, a visit from Santa, letter writing, storybook reading with Mrs. Claus, performances and more.


Beach 116th Christmas Tree Lighting

On Monday, December 4 at 4 p.m., head to Beach 116th Street near the firehouse to meet Santa Claus, and enjoy Christmas performances, hot chocolate and treats. The tree will be lit at 7 p.m.


Menorah Lighting

On Thursday, December 7 at 5 p.m., head to Beach 116th Street near CityMD for the annual menorah lighting for Hanukkah. Enjoy songs, treats and more.


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 Seaside Library (116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.)  to join Gloria for this total-body, non-contact workout for all fitness levels.


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.


Master Fitness™

On Mondays, from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) as Ann Fosteris leads this free fitness class. All ages and fitness levels welcome.


Core on the Floor

On Mondays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a free 30-minute class focusing on core and lower body and led by Ann Fosteris of Fitness to You. Participants should bring their own mats. All levels welcome!


Chair Yoga

On Tuesdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard), as Ruth Graves, certified yoga instructor, teaches a free 45-minute chair yoga class. Beginners to seasoned practitioners are welcome!

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