Normally this page would be full of events and happenings around town. With Coronavirus causing most, if not all events and meetings to be canceled, we can only list a limited number of events that are virtual or with social distancing in mind.
Coats and Cans Giveaway
On Friday, November 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Queens Defenders will have canned good, coats and other clothing for those in need. Head to the Rockaway Community Justice Center at 1922 Mott Ave. If you’d like to make a food/coat donation, they can be dropped off at the Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays or 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
Thanksgiving Half Marathon
Rockapulco Run’s next event will be the half marathon on Saturday, November 21. The event starts at 10 a.m. on the boardwalk at Beach 102nd Street. To register, head to www.rockapulcorun.com
Seals, Shorebirds, and Waterfowl - Oh My!
Rockaway Thanksgiving Feast
Live Music at Whits
Big Squid will be celebrating as we near the 2020 finale on Saturday, November 21, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the backyard of Whit’s End on Beach 97th Street.
Live Music at RBQ
Enjoy the warm weather this weekend as Solshyne plays in the RBQ backyard (Beach 98th Street) on Saturday, November 21 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Then, enjoy a Sunday Funday on Sunday, November 22, with “Brunch With Sue.” Local band Wine With Sue will be rocking out in the backyard from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Get there early to grab a table. Mask up when not seated.
Operation Feast Thanksgiving
Think you have Covid-19? Find out. To find testing sites, head to www.Nyc.gov/covidtest or text COVID test to 85548
Food Help for Seniors/Disabled
Are you a senior or disabled person who lives from Arverne to Neponsit and unable to get food during the pandemic? Contact Lew Simon or Jeanette M. Garramone for help at 718-945-1216. If you are able to donate any canned goods or food items to this cause, you can also reach out.