Thursday, December 12,

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Thursday, December 12,

4:30 p.m.

FULL MOON SUNSET WALK

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. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

 

Thursday, December 12,

 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

RBAF HOLIDAY PARTY

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Rockaway Beach Autism Families hosts its 2nd annual holiday party. Featuring the Best Dressed Man in Rockaway & pop-up visit from Santa! Raffles, gifts and more! FREE! All welcome.

 

Friday, December 13,

7 p.m.

UGLY SWEATER CHRISTMAS PARTY

Rockaway Beach Surf Club

302 Beach 87th Street

Live music, food and drink special, prizes for best sweater.

 

Saturday, December 14,

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, December 15,

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  1. CAMILLUS CHRISTMAS

BOUTIQUE

185 Beach 99th Street

Shop for the holidays from more than 40 vendors.

 

Saturday, December 14,

11 a.m.

SANTA SHUFFLE

Beach 116th Boardwalk

Run, Santa, Run! Everyone that participates in this 5K fun run/walk gets a Santa suit to wear. Day of registration and number pickup at Rockaway Gliders (114-04 Beach Channel Dr). Pre-registration suggested. See Rockapulcorun.com

 

Saturday, December 14,

11 a.m.

PICTURES WITH SANTA

Joseph P. Addabbo Health Center

62-00 Beach Channel Drive

Free pictures with Santa, special giveaways (while supplies last), and more.

 

Saturday, December 14,
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

RBCA Holiday Event

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Ring in the holidays with the Rockaway Beach Civic Association with art and crafts and more.

Sunday, December 15,

10 a.m.

EARLY WINTER BIRD WALK

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Join naturalist Don Riepe for an indoor presentation followed by a walk around the refuge ponds and gardens. See loons, grebes, ducks, geese, song birds, and maybe a snowy owl. For more info and reservations, call 718-474-0896 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Sunday, December 15, 3 p.m.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

348 Beach 71st Street

Choirs, soloists, praise dancers, vendors and more.

 

Tuesday, December 17,

12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

BLOOD DRIVE

100th Precinct

92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Consider donating blood. Bring ID. 16+ to 76. At least 110 lbs. Free Back the Blue t-shirt for participants.

 

Wednesday, December 18,

7 p.m.

LADIES' CRAFT NIGHT OUT

Thai Rock

377 Beach 92nd Street

Paint a 12" vintage ceramic Christmas tree to take home for the holidays. Supplies provided. $50 per painter. Register at ThaiRock.us/events or call 718-945-5111

 

Thursday, December 19, 8 a.m.

TRANSIT DISCUSSION WITH ANDY BYFORD

Mott Avenue Train Station

Meet MTA President Andy Byford for an open house and discussion. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 718-945-9550 for info.

 

Thursday, December 19,

 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

PAJAMA/COAT DRIVE

RISE Center

58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Food, fun and music. Coats and pajamas for kids age 4-12. Must register at Pajamacoatdrive.eventbrite.com

 

Thursday, December 19,

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  1. JOHN'S HOLIDAY PARTY

Rockaway YMCA

207 Beach 72nd Street

Free toys for kids and more at St. John’s Episcopal Hospitals’ Children’s Holiday Party.