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Thursday, December 28, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

KWANZAA CELEBRATION

426 Beach 40th Street

Observe cultural expressions, break bread, obtain valuable information and more as you celebrate Kwanzaa with fellow community members.

 

Friday, December 29, 6 p.m.

THE WADES LIVE

Bungalow Bar

377 Beach 92nd Street

Live 50s, 60s & 70s covers.

 

Friday, December 29, 8:30 p.m.

COMIC TALES OF TRAGIC HEARTBREAK

Thai Rock

375 Beach 92nd Street

Enjoy the sounds of Herb Albert, David Bowie and Andy Kaufman with this live band.

 

Saturday, December 30, 8:30 p.m.

JOE VICINO BAND

Thai Rock

375 Beach 92nd Street

Enjoy blues, R&B and rock music.

 

Monday, January 1, 12 p.m.

POLAR BEAR PLUNGE

On the Beach

Head to the beach and ring in the New Year with a chilly dip in the ocean.  Popular plunges around Beach 146th, Beach 127th and Beach 119th.

 

Monday, January 1, 4 p.m.

WINE WITH SUE

Belle Harbor Yacht Club

533 Beach 126th Street

Wear white and ring in the new year with Wine With Sue.

 

Thursday, January 4,  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

FAR ROCK INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE INFO

Peninsula Prep

611 Beach 19th Street

Get info about infrastructure upgrades coming to Far Rockaway and provide input.

 

Friday, January 5, 6 p.m.

WINSTON MCBOOGIE LIVE

Bungalow Bar

377 Beach 92nd Street

Winston McBoogie performs live.

 

Friday, January 5, 7 p.m.

BUGALOU: JOHN SEBASTIAN

St. Camillus

185 Beach 99th Street

See John Sebastian and BreezyGrass. For tickets ($50), email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Saturday, January 6, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

TURNING OVER A NEW LEAF

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Commit to spending more time in nature and being more active this year! Enjoy a guided walk through the East Pond trails and combine those resolutions! 1.7 miles.

 

Saturday, January 6, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

NATURE JOURNALING

WORKSHOP

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Hone your skills of observation while enjoying a mindful walk along the trails of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Journals provided (or bring your own). Call 718-318-4340 to reserve a space. Program for adults.

 

Saturday, January 6, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

AVOID THE DAY POP UP

BOOKSTORE

Rockaway Brewing Company

415 Beach 72nd Street

Join for a sit down with Laurie Palau, author of “Hot Mess: A Practical Guide to Getting Organized.” Book signing and discussion. $25. Search “Hot Mess” on eventbrite.com for tickets.

 

Monday, January 8, 7:30 p.m.

LBRB MEETUP WITH

KIMRA LUNA

Rockaway Retreat House

164 Beach 91st Street

Ladies of Business of Rockaway Beach meetup with Kimra, a personal branding and online business strategist.

 

Tuesday, January 9, 7:15 p.m

COMMUNITY BOARD 14

MEETING

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

First CB14 meeting of the year.

 

Thursday, January 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WOUND CARE CENTER

OPEN HOUSE

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

327 Beach 19th Street

Join for the opening and ribbon cutting for St. John’s Wound Care Center.

 

Mondays, 8 p.m.

MEDITATION & DHAMMA TALK

Rockaway Summer House

504 Beach 68th Street

Meditation with a Buddhist monk. Free but donations are welcome to sustain the program.

 

Monday, Wednesday & Fridays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

TOTS DROP IN AT WEST END TEMPLE

147-02 Newport Avenue

Activities for toddlers up to 30 months old. $15 per session,

10 for $125.

Call Gail for info: 718-634-0301.