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Friday, May 17,

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

JOB FAIR & CAREER EXPO

Rockaway YMCA

207 Beach 73rd Street

Learn about jobs from a variety of unions, government agencies, local organizations and more. For more info, call Senator Sanders’ office at 718-523-3069.

 

Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.

RYAN RUDDEN HOCKEY TOURNAMENT

Beach 108th Hockey Rink

Play three games of roller hockey in memory of Ryan Rudden. $50 includes gameplay and jersey. Proceeds go to the Breathe Easy Foundation. After-party at RBQ, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., includes food, drinks and music. $40.

 

Saturday, May 18,

11:30 a.m.

HANDS ACROSS THE SAND

Beach 69th Street

Coastal communities across the U.S. will join hands for 15 minutes at beaches and parks to demonstrate support for protecting our coasts from dangerous and destructive offshore oil drilling. Join with Surfrider Foundation for this local event.

 

Saturday, May 18,

12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

RB FITNESS CRAWL

Various Locations

Get fit! Spend the day taking 20-30 minute classes at various gyms and studios. For tickets, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or search Rockaway Beach Fitness Crawl on Eventbrite.com. After-party to follow at The Wharf.

 

Saturday, May 18,

 7:30 p.m.

FULL FLOWER MOON

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

See the park after dark! Take a nighttime hike around West Pond with a National Park Ranger. Learn more about the nocturnal residents of the Refuge. Call 718-318-4340 to reserve a spot.

 

Sunday, May 19,

8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

HORSESHOE CRAB FESTIVAL

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Learn all about horseshoe crabs and go on a bus trip to a viewing site. For more info, call 718-474-0896 or email:

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Sunday, May 19,

2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

DAY AT THE RACES

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

A day of horse racing, raffles, 50/50s, food and cash bar.

 

Sunday, May 19, 9:30 a.m.

BUCKLEY’S-KENNEDY’S RUN

State Road, Breezy Point

Raise money for HeartShare with a 5K in honor of John Kelly. Picnic celebration to follow. To register, see www.heartshare.org/events

 

Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m.

BHPOA MEETING

P.S. 114

134-01 Cronston Ave

Join the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association meeting for a precinct update, a RTC update, construction updates on P.S. 256Q, an Army Corps update and more.

 

Wednesday, May 22,

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

COOK & CHAT: GROCERY STORE TOUR

Arverne Stop & Shop

Join RWA for a tour  of the supermarket and learn the ins and outs of navigating the grocery store, tips and tricks for making the healthy choice the easy choice, and how to get the most bang for your buck. Questions? Contact Indy Li at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 718-327-5919.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Sundays, 10 a.m.

FORT TILDEN WALKING TOUR

Fort Tilden Building 1

Join a park ranger for a walking tour of Fort Tilden’s fortifications, and learn about the fort’s role in defending New York Harbor through two world wars and the Cold War.