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Thursday, March 14,

 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

101ST  PCT BLOOD DRIVE

16-12 Mott Avenue

Donate blood in the mobile bus. All donors receive a t-shirt. Ages 16-75, 110+ lb weight minimum. No tattoos in past year. Bring ID.

 

Saturday, March 16, 1 p.m.

FREE ART WORKSHOP

sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

In conjunction with the Art in Bloom exhibit, children ages 5-12 are welcome to dissect flowers and create unique paintings using flowers and plants as brushes. Parent supervision required.

 

Saturday, March 16,

1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVAL

RBQ’s

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Heated tent with music by Gerald Bair, The Gobshites and Wine With Sue. $25 per person. Corned beef and cabbage specials.

 

Sat, March 16 & Sun,

March 24, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

ROCKAWAY PENS AUDITIONS

Post Theatre, Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Pens (RAP) will be performing 3 one-act plays May 3-5 and they’re looking for actors to audition. For more info, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Monday, March 18, 6:30 p.m.

PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING PROJECTS

PS 183Q

245 Beach 79th Street

See some projects in Councilman Richards’ district that could be funded with up to $1mil.

 

Monday, March 18, 7 p.m.

PARKS COMMITTEE MEETING

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Discussing the Redfern Capital project and the 2019 summer season.

 

Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m.

EDUCATION & YOUTH SERVICES COMMITTEE

QLA Outreach Office

1857 Mott Avenue

School Construction Authority update on Waterside, Youth Job Fair, FRANC Youth summit and more.

 

Tuesday, March 19, 7 p.m.

BELLE HARBOR PROPERTY

OWNERS MEETING

PS 114

400 Beach 135th street

Discuss FEMA, PS 256 and other issues impacting Belle Harbor.

 

Thursday, March 21,

 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

JFK REDEVELOPMENT ADVISORY MEETING

Challenge Prep

710 Hartman Lane

Learn about the redevelopment project of JFK Airport and how the community can get involved with jobs, etc.

 

Saturday, March 23, 12 p.m.

QUEENS POLAR PLUNGE

Riis Park Bay 9

Get Freezin for a Reason and take the plunge into the chilly ocean for Special Olympics NY. Register the day of starting at 10 a.m., or pre-register at

www.polarplungeny.org

 

Weekends, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ART IN BLOOM

sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

See floral and spring-inspired artwork in a variety of mediums. Saturdays and Sundays through March 31.

 

Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

FREE ZUMBA WITH LISA G

Far Rockaway HS Campus

8-21 Bay 25th Street

Registration begins at 7 p.m., class begins at 7:30 p.m. Free Zumba workout with Lisa G.

 

Thursdays, 6 p.m.

CUB SCOUTS MEETING

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Boys from K-5th grade are invited to join the Cub Scouts. Meets every Thursday that public schools are open. For more info, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Thursdays, 7:15 p.m.

BOY SCOUTS MEETING

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Boys from 6th grade through age 18 can join. For more info, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Fridays, 3 p.m.

BILINGUAL BIRDIES:

SPEAKIN’ SPANISH

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

For children from birth to 6 years old. The program is rooted in live music, movement, dance, and puppetry.

 

Fridays, 4 p.m.

INSPIRING WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

The library is celebrating women in their achievements in all fields of applied science and providing fun STEM activities. For children ages 6-12.