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Thursday, May 2, 7 p.m.

LAND USE COMMITTEE

MEETING

Bayswater Jewish Center

2355 Healy Ave

Discuss a rezoning for O’Connor’s Funeral Home and a proposal for a 17-story mixed-use development for 128 Beach 9th Street.

 

Fri., May 3 & Sat. May 4,

 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 5, 4 p.m.

ROCK AWAY PENS PLAYS

Post Theatre, Fort Tilden

See 3 new one-act plays by the Rock Away Pens. One children’s musical and two adult comedies. Free admission, but donations welcome. To reserve a seat, call 800-838-3006

 

Friday, May 3,

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

CHESS TOURNAMENT

Stop On The Rock Restaurant

112-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Enter the tournament, enjoy raffles, music and food for purchase.

 

Saturday, May 4,

12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

TASTE OF ROCKAWAY BEACH

Various Restaurants

Enjoy tastings from more than 20 Rockaway Beach eateries. Passes to the event can be purchased at each participating merchant for $15 in advance, $20 day of event. For more info, see Rockawayunion.org

 

Saturday, May 4, 12 p.m.

PAINT CLASS EXHIBIT

OPENING

sTudio 6, Fort Tilden

Opening reception of an exhibit of

the paintings from Joseph Perez’s

painting class. On view weekends

through May 12.

 

Saturday, May 4,

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

RWA EARTH DAY

CELEBRATION

Celebrate Earth Day with the RWA. Enjoy live music along with activities like bracelet-making, plantings, grow your own microgreens, composting, face painting, and art-related booths to learn how to appreciate and conserve the earth's resources.

 

Saturday, May 4,

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

BEACH 59TH EARTH DAY

CELEBRATION

Beach 59th Playground

Activities for the family include blessing of the playground, playground clean-up, arts and crafts, flower planting, face painting, games and more.

 

Saturday, May 4,

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

MEET & MINGLE

Stop On The Rock Restaurant

112-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Couples, singles and friends all welcome for a night of fun with great food and music.

 

Sunday, May 5, 9:30 a.m.

ROTARY RUN

Beach 102nd Boardwalk

5K begins at 10 a.m., 1/4 mile kids run at 9:30 a.m. Check in at Community House. To pre-register, head to www.rockawayrotary.com

 

Monday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.

BRASS QUINTET CONCERT

T7 Gallery, Fort Tilden

Enjoy a free concert of patriotic music by the Queens Symphony Orchestra, in conjunction with the first transatlantic flight exhibit.

 

Tuesday, May 7,

6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

PENINSULA HOSPITAL SITE

REDEVELOPMENT

RISE Center

58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Learn about the proposed plan for the old Peninsula Hospital site and discuss.

 

Tuesday, May 7,

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

QUEENS BUS REDESIGN

 MEETING

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

The MTA is planning to redesign several Queens bus routes. Learn about the plan and discuss options.

 

Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m.

MILTON’S DAUGHTER

LADIES NIGHT OUT

Thai Rock

375 Beach 92nd Street

Paint vintage-style flower pots to gift for Mother’s Day. $40 incl. all supplies.

Book your spot online at thairock.us/events or call 718-945-5111.

 

Wednesday, May 8, 9:30 a.m.

TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT

100TH ANNIVERSARY

Riis Landing

Head to the old Coast Guard station to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NC-4  taking off from Rockaway to complete its transatlantic flight. Coast Guard & NYPD flyovers, FDNY water show and more.

 

Wednesday, May 8,

4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT MARKET

RISE Center

58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Purchase a Mother’s Day gift from a local vendor.

 

Tues., Thurs. & Weekends,

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT EXHIBIT

T7 Gallery, Fort Tilden

Learn about the first ever transatlantic flight that took off from Rockaway 100 years ago.