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Thursday, August 23,

5 p.m. to 9.m.

ROCKAWAY MAKERS MARKET

Rockaway Brewing Co.

415 Beach 72nd Street

Buy crafts and goods from local artisans.

 

Thursday, August 23, 8 p.m.

BEACH FLIX: E.T.

Beach 74th Street

Phone home with this family classic. Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy this film on the beach. Rain date Aug. 24.

 

Friday, August 24, 7 p.m.

MICHAEL O’LEARY ART
EXHIBIT OPENING

Rockaway Beach Surf Club

302 Beach 87th Street

Local resident Michael O'Leary will be exhibiting his abstract art through September 5.

 

Saturday, August 25,

7:30 a.m.

END OF SUMMER HALF
MARATHON

Beach 102nd Street Boardwalk

End the summer with a half marathon. Day of registration at Community House starting at 6 a.m. For details or to pre-register, head to rockapulcorun.com

 

Saturday, August 25,

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

A day of activities with shorebird experts. Learn about behavior, biology and how to identify shorebirds in the field with naturalists Tom Burke, Kevin Karlson, Don Riepe, Lloyd Spitalnik and other bird experts. For a full schedule see: nycaudubon.org/annual-shorebird-festival-jamaica-bay

 

Saturday, August 25, 2 p.m.

BELLA’S VOICE BOOKBAG

GIVEAWAY

O’Donohue Park

Beach 17th & Seagirt Blvd.

Join for this bookbag and school supply giveaway in honor of Bella Edwards, who was killed in April.

 

Saturday, August 25,
2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

SHOP SMALL MARKET

Beach 108th Ferry Landing

Buy food, clothing, gifts and more from local vendors.

 

August 25, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

August 26, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

BEACH SESSIONS

Beach 110th to The Castle

See a free outdoor dance performance. Starts on Beach 110th on the sand on Saturday and ends at the Castle on Beach 117th and Newport Ave. On Sunday, it starts at The Castle and ends on the sand at Beach 110th.

 

Saturday, August 25,

 7:30 p.m.

ECPW PRO WRESTLING

BCAC FIELD

125 Cross Bay Blvd

See a live wrestling match between several opponents. Advanced tickets at Channel Market, $15. At door, $20. See ECPw1.com for info.

 

Saturday, August 25, 8 p.m.

OUTDOOR MOVIE:

BLACK PANTHER

Beach 59th Street Boardwalk

Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy this recent superhero movie.

 

Sunday, August 26, 8 p.m.

OUTDOOR MOVIE:

PRINCESS BRIDE

Beach 94th Performance Space

Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy this family classic.

 

Thursday, August 30, 7 p.m.

Rockaway Beach Blvd Public Hearing

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Learn about the DDC's plan to reconstruct Rockaway Beach Blvd in the Hammels.

 

Thursday, August 30, 7 p.m.

CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS TRAINING

Breezy Point Surf Club

1 Beach 227th Street

Learn about tools and resources to  to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover. Must pre-register at www.prepare.ny.gov

 

Thursday, August 30,

7:45 p.m.

BEACH FLIX: LIFE AQUATICS

Beach 94th Performance Space

Bring a chair or towel and enjoy this family-friendly film. Begins after sundown.

 

Saturdays, 8:15 a.m.

YOGA ON THE BEACH

Beach 108th Street

Join for this free yoga class led by Helen Kilgallen.

 

Mon.,Wed.,Fri., Sun., 8 a.m.

YOGA ON THE BEACH

Beach 105th Street

Join Kevin Campbell

for beach yoga.

 

Tuesdays, 11 a.m.

MAD SCIENCE ENTERTAINMENT

Beach 94th Performance Space

Kids can explore the NYPD Rock wall, enjoy kids bands, reptile shows, and arts and crafts. Every Tuesday through August 28.

 

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.

ACOUSTIC ROCK & ROLL

Beach 94th Performance Space

Live rock and roll every Wednesday through August 29.

 

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m

ZUMBA UNDER THE STARS

Beach 108th Hockey Rink

Join for a free workout with Zumba queen Lisa G.