Saturday, January 4

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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-toe shoes. Event is rain or shine.

 

Sunday, January 5,

8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

BLOOD DRIVE

St. Camillus

180 Beach 100th Street

Donate blood and save a life. Ages 16-75, minimum 110lbs, bring ID. No tattoos in last 12 months. All of those who donate will be entered into a raffle for a trip to Cancun.

 

Thursday, January 9,

6:30 p.m.

KAYAK CAPSIZE!

Ryan Visitor Center

Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn

Learn how to get back in your kayak after you've fallen out and how to help another paddler. Practice on dry land to know what to do when you capsize on the water. Dress in comfortable clothes. Space is limited; call 718-338-3799 to make a reservation.

 

Friday, January 10,

4:30 p.m.

FULL WOLF MOON SUNSET WALK

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

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.

 

Tuesday, 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.