Thursday, December 26

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Thursday, December 26,

12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

101 PCT BLOOD DRIVE

16-12 Mott Avenue

Head to the mobile unit in front of the precinct and give the gift of blood. Must be 16 or older and have ID. All participants receive a Back the Blue shirt.

 

Tuesday, December 31,

11 a.m.

JASA SENIORS

NEW YEAR'S PARTY
Roy Reuther Senior Center

711 Seagirt Avenue

All seniors are invited to participate in this celebration for seniors. For more info, call 718-471-3110.

 

Wednesday, January 1,

11 a.m.

NEW YEAR’S DAY WALK

Fort Tilden Chapel

Greet the New Year with a brisk hike along the beach, dunes and woodlands of Gateway's Fort Tilden. Meet at the Chapel just inside the entrance to the fort. After the hike enjoy champagne, coffee, and cookies at the Rockaway Artists Alliance bldg. For information, call 718- 474-0896; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Free. All ages welcome.

 

Wednesday, January 1,

12 p.m.

POLAR BEAR PLUNGE

Various Beaches

Ring in the new year by taking a chilly dip in the ocean! Groups usually gather around Beach 119th, 127th and 145th.

 

Saturday, January 4,

10 a.m.

WINTER NATURE HIKE

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Have you ever wondered where all the animals go in the winter? Search for cardinals, yellow-rumped warblers, white-throated sparrows, and more. Learn about the birds that make their winter home here and the techniques they use to survive the cold.

 

Saturday, January 4,

10 a.m.

SHORELINE CLEANUP

Rockaway Community Park

Almeda Avenue and Beach 58th Street

Join JBRPC and help clean up the shoreline! Gloves, bags, tools and warm refreshments will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to wear weather appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Event is rain or shine.

 

Tuesdays, January 14,

7:15 p.m.

COMMUNITY BOARD 14

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Monthly CB14 meeting. Show up early to sign up to speak.

 

Fridays, 11 a.m.

BABY AND ME

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents and caregivers are welcome to join for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!

 

Fridays, 11:30 a.m.

MORNING STORYTIME

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Join for an all ages storytime. Read books, sing songs, do finger plays, and more! All ages are welcome to participate.

 

Saturdays, 11 a.m.

SHAPE UP: ULTIMATE CARDIO FOR ADULTS

Seaside Library

116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Shape Up NYC instructor Gloria leads this total body workout that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches that move to a rapid pace to promote cardiovascular fitness, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility using high energy and motivating music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers; bring a water bottle and towel. First come, first serve.

 

Mondays-Fridays,

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

STACKS: HOMEWORK CENTER

Peninsula Library

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Homework Center for grades 1-8. Help with homework and projects in all subjects.