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Thursday, July 4,

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

FESTIVAL OF COLOR

Rockaway Beach Surf Club

302 Beach 87th Street

Get doused in color this Independence Day. Color countdown starts at 8:30pm SHARP. Come in white. Dust masks and color packets will be provided for free.

 

 

Friday, July 5,

 12:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

NYPD TRANSIT BLOOD DRIVE

222 Beach 116th Street

Save a life, donate blood. Must be 110 lbs+, age 16-75, no tattoos in the last 12 months.

 

Friday, July 5, 9 p.m.

MOVIE NIGHT: AVENGERS

 INFINITY WAR

Beach 59th Street Boardwalk

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy this outdoor movie.

 

Saturday, July 6,

12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

TWO BRIDGES MUSIC FESTIVAL

La Barracuda

Beach 97th Street

See live music by The Wades, The Breakaways, Patsy, Phil and the Family Band and much more. Food and beverages for sales.

 

Saturday, July 6,

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

PLOVER DAY FESTIVAL

Beach 86th Boardwalk

At this family-friendly festival, enjoy educational activities and crafts that raise awareness about shorebirds nesting on Rockaway Beach.  Meet the NYC Parks' Piping Plover Team and representatives from NYC Audubon, Gateway National Recreation Area.

 

Wednesday, July 10, 3 p.m.

BE THE SOLUTION TO

 PLASTIC POLLUTION

Seaside Library

116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Learn about the effect of marine debris in Jamaica Bay and beyond. See how long it takes different types of debris to decompose and more importantly how you can help be part of the solution!

 

Thursday, July 11,

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

TIE-DYE AFTERNOON

Beach 59th Playground

Bring a white piece of clothing to be tie-dyed with Kids in Motion.

 

Thursday, July 11,

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DANCE OUT FOR AUTISM AWARENESS

Beach 106th Concession

Join Rockaway Beach Autism Families for their Second Annual Dance Out Under The Stars for Autism Awareness. Live DJ and photo booth.

 

Saturday, July 13,

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ANIMAL ROCK

Beach 94th Performance Plaza

Animal Blessings, Pet Loss Support and the Opening of a Portal of Healing for People and Pets. See HealingWithAnimals.com to learn about Healing and contact

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Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.

ZUMBA WITH MAXIE

Beach 17th Boardwalk

Join in on this free workout class with Maxie. Through August 13.

 

Weds.,Thurs.,Fri., 8 a.m.

BEACH YOGA

Beach 105th Street

Join Soupy for a yoga class.

 

Fridays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

CAMPFIRE FRIDAYS

Riis Park Beach Bazaar

Join NPS for sand, s'mores and singing rangers at Jacob Riis Park. The campfires will take place beside the Wise Clock every Friday through August 30.

 

Saturdays, 8:15 a.m.

BEACH YOGA

Beach 108th Street

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Ocean Bliss Yoga in this beginner Hatha Yoga class. Bring a bottle of water, a mat, and a large towel or blanket. Free.

 

Saturdays, 10 a.m.

BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Join NPS for an introductory nature walk where you will learn the essentials of birdwatching.

 

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.

 

Sundays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

WALK UP AND PADDLE

Riis Landing

Kayaking for beginners. Open to the public, ages six and up with an adult. No reservation is needed.