Things To Do

 Things To Do

Blood Drive

On Thursday, May 30 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., head to the 100th Precinct (92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) to give the gift of blood. All donors will receive a $10 e-gift card.


Jamaica Bay Park Pals

On Saturday, June 1 at 10:30 a.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for Park Pals, a new program designed to engage families with young children (aimed at ages 0-6 years old) in safe nature exploration. Activities include themed read-alouds, discovery walks led by a Ranger, crafts, and more! Pre-registration is required via


Black Birders Week Celebration

On Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m., head to the Arverne East Nature Preserve at Beach 56th and Edgemere Ave for a bird walk through the Preserve for a chance to observe migratory birds and natural sights. Limited binoculars available to borrow. Then at 12 p.m., head to The Garden by The Bay (4-80 Beach 43rd St.) for community discussions, nature activities, musical performances, giveaways, lunch and refreshments until 3 p.m.


All Who Wander Exhibit

On Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to the T7 Gallery in Fort Tilden for the Rockaway Artists Alliance’s summer exhibition.


Black Birders Week Tour

On Sunday, June 2 at 10 a.m., head to Beach 30th and the boardwalk to join Urban Park Rangers to the best viewing spots in New York City to see migratory birds. Celebrate Black Birders Week and learn more about plovers, terns, oystercatchers and other shorebirds that nest on Rockaway Beach. All skill levels welcome.


Queens Culture Clash Card Sale

On Sunday, June 2 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., head to Tap That (111-04 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for an opportunity to purchase spots cards, Pokémon cards, comics, Funko toys, vintage toys and more. Free cards for kids. 50/50 raffle for charity.

For info, contact Bob at 917-743-7495


Irish Festival

On Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., head to the St. Camillus parking lot on Beach 100th Street to enjoy two days of Irish music, vendors, food, drinks and fun. $15 admission.


Cardio Punch

On Saturdays at 11 a.m., head to Beach 60th and the boardwalk to join Gloria for this total-body, non-contact workout for all fitness levels.


Master Fitness™

On Mondays from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard), as Ann Fosteris teaches a free 45-minute exercise class. All ages and 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 Boulevard), as Ann Fosteris leads a free 30-minute class focusing on core and lower body.

Participants should bring their own mats. All levels are welcome!


Yoga with Soupy

On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m., head to Beach 102nd Street for a yoga class led by Soup Campbell.


Serene Yoga on the Beach

On Saturdays at 9 a.m. on Beah 126th and Sundays at 9 a.m. on Beach 97th, join Darlene for a yoga class. Bring a towel and water bottle. $5 suggested donation. See  for info.


Senior Exercise Classes

Head to Seaside Older Adult Center (320 Beach 94th Street) for exercise classes for those 60+. New members welcome. Bring ID. Aerobics on Mondays with Anna at 11 a.m. Walking with Ease with Gerard on Tuesdays at 12:45 p.m. Strength Exercise with Tommy on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Tai Chi with Joe on Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

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