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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.

 

October 17-21, Various

ROCKAWAY FILM FESTIVAL

323 Beach 74th Street

See various film screenings and live music throughout the weekend. For tickets and full schedule, head to rockawayfilmfestival.com

 

 

Friday, October 18, 

7 p.m.

HALLOWEEN RADIO BINGO

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Wear your best costume for a chance to win a $100 prize. $25 entrée fee includes radio bingo all night, plus light pub fare. Cash bar. Bingo starts at 8 p.m. For tickets, text or call Jamesy at 917-783-4687.

 

Saturday, October 19,

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER SALE

141-02 Newport Ave

Help raise money for breast cancer awareness. Clothes, shoes, jewelry, furniture, housewares, toys and other items for sale.

 

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.

 

Saturday, October 19,

2 p.m.

RACCOON INTELLIGENCE

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

A fun look at what some might claim is the most intelligent creature in Jamaica Bay. Take a look at some of the psychological tests done on Procyon lotor (aka the raccoon) and how they compare to other creatures.

 

Sunday, October 20, 9 a.m.

BREAST CANCER WALK

Beach 17th Boardwalk

Walk begins at Beach 17th boardwalk and heads to Beach 59th. Donations welcome for the American Cancer Society. Music, entertainment, goodies and more to follow.

 

Sunday, October 20,

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

RAPTORAMA  FESTIVAL

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

175-10 Cross Bay Blvd

Join for a program on hawks and owls plus a live demonstration where one can get close views of local hawks, owls, and eagles. After lunch, go to Fort Tilden to see the many hawk species flying south for winter. (Suggested donation: $20).

Kids welcome. For more info, call 718-474-0896. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Sunday, October 20,

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

OPERA AT THE BEACH

Rustwoods

97-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Come out for a night of opera scenes, as well as arias and art songs by composers such as Mozart, Puccini and Verdi.

 

Tuesday, October 22,

1:45 p.m.

CONSCIOUS CONTENTMENT FOR SENIORS

Seaside Library

116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

For Rockaway seniors age 50+, learn about developing conscious ways to counteract the stress response through contentment. Call Susan to reserve a seat at 718-368-5079

 

Thursday, October 24, 6 p.m.

FREE NALOXONE TRAINING

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Learn how to save a life and reverse an overdose with naloxone. Call 718-945-9550 to reserve a space.

 

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.

 

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.