Thursday, October 10

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Thursday, October 10,

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

HEATING & COOLING WITH

RENEWABLES

Bungalow Bar

377 Beach 92nd Street

Join Sane Energy Project, along with PSEG, renewable and sustainability experts about options to heat and cool your homes besides gas. Light refreshments. To RSVP, go to bit.ly/renewablerockaway

 

Fridays, Oct. 11-Dec. 6, 3:15 p.m.

KICKOFF TO KINDERGARTEN

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

In this fun and educational 8-week program, caregivers and children will learn the skills they need to be successful before Kindergarten. Pre-registration is required. Please fill out an application at the library.

 

Saturday, October 12,

10 a.m.

FALL HAWK MIGRATION

Fort Tilden, Building 1

Meet at Bldg.1, Fort Tilden for a hike along the beach, dunes and woods with naturalist Don Riepe. Visit the hawk watch platform to look for migrating hawks, falcons and many other species of birds heading south. For info and reservations, call the American Littoral Society: 718-474-0896; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

 

Saturday, October 12,

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

HIP HOP HALLOWEEN

RISE Centera

58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Celebrate Halloween with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, family and friends in the Hip Hop Community Garden by taking part in painting a pumpkin, face-painting and festive food. Free!

 

Sunday, October 13,

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

BAYSWATER FALL FESTIVAL

701 Bay 32nd Street

Pumpkin patch, cotton candy, music, games, activities and more. Free!

 

Sunday, October 13,

2 p.m.

FOLIAGE LEAF PEEP

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Experience the full color spectrum of Jamaica Bay on this tour of fall leaves. We will hike park trails with

the most variety, collect our favorite fallen leaves, and bring them back to the Visitor Center to create a decorative display. All ages welcome. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

 

Sunday, October 13,

6 p.m.

HUNTER’S MOON SUNSET WALK

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Take a nighttime hike around West Pond with a Park Ranger and learn about the nocturnal residents of the Refuge. Call 718-318-4340 to reserve a spot. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

 

Wednesday, October 16,

 7 p.m.

LADIES NIGHT OUT AT

THAI ROCK

375 Beach 92nd Street

Hand-painted Vintage

Furniture/ DIY

$40 includes materials.

 

Thursday, October 17,

6:30 p.m.

CHILDCARE MEANS BUSINESS INFO

Blanche Daycare Center

44-02 Beach Channel Dr.

Learn about an upcoming training program that can help you start your own childcare business. If interested, contact Annette Cohen at 646-229-0322 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, October 19,

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SANDY DUNE PLANTING

Beach 44th

In honor of the approaching Sandy anniversary, the RWA invites all to help plant the dunes to reinforce them and protect our homes. Community service hours available to students.

 

Weekends,

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

RAA PRESENTS ARTSPLASH

sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden

See a collection of artworks presented by local artists. Open weekends through November 10.

 

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, 2 p.m.

HISTORIC AIRCRAFT

 RESTORATION PROGRAM

Floyd Bennett Field, Hangar B

Join a park ranger on a trip back through time to learn about Floyd Bennett Field's rich aviation history as told through the historic aircraft in the hangar. Through November 10.