Friday, May 25, 11 a.m.

OFFICAL BEACH OPENING

CEREMONY

Beach 17th Street Boardwalk

Join Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver as he officially declares the beaches open for summer.

 

Friday, May 24, 7 p.m.

MEMORIAL DAY CAMPFIRE

Riis Park Beach Bazaar

Join an NPS ranger for a beach campfire to kick off the summer season. Music, stories, s’mores and more. Bring a beach chair or towel.

 

Saturday, May 25, 12 p.m.

TAP DAY PERFORMANCE

Beach 94th Street Boardwalk

Free tap dance and acoustic concert in celebration of National Tap dance day! Great community event.

 

Saturday, May 25, 7 p.m.

LOCALS MEMORIAL DAY

KICKOFF

Rockaway Beach Surf Club

302 Beach 87th Street

Party with Locals Surf School. Music by DJ Tony Williams &amp

Friday, May 17,

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

JOB FAIR & CAREER EXPO

Rockaway YMCA

207 Beach 73rd Street

Learn about jobs from a variety of unions, government agencies, local organizations and more. For more info, call Senator Sanders’ office at 718-523-3069.

 

Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.

RYAN RUDDEN HOCKEY TOURNAMENT

Beach 108th Hockey Rink

Play three games of roller hockey in memory of Ryan Rudden. $50 includes gameplay and jersey. Proceeds go to the Breathe Easy Foundation. After-party at

Thursday, May 2, 7 p.m.

LAND USE COMMITTEE

MEETING

Bayswater Jewish Center

2355 Healy Ave

Discuss a rezoning for O’Connor’s Funeral Home and a proposal for a 17-story mixed-use development for 128 Beach 9th Street.

 

Fri., May 3 & Sat. May 4,

 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 5, 4 p.m.

ROCK AWAY PENS PLAYS

Post Theatre, Fort Tilden

See 3 new one-act plays by the Rock Away Pens. One children’s musical and two adult comedies. Free admission, but donations welcome. To reserve a seat, call

Thursday, March 21,

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

JFK REDEVELOPMENT ADVISORY MEETING

Challenge Prep

710 Hartman Lane

Learn about the redevelopment project of JFK Airport and how the community can get involved with jobs, etc.

 

Friday, March 22, 6:30 p.m.

GRAYBEARDS VS.

HARLEM MAGIC MASTERS

St. Francis de Sales

3 pt shootout contest for kids in grades 3-8 starts at 6:30 p.m. Followed by a show from the Harlem Magic Masters. $10 admission. For questions, call the Graybeards at 718-634-6812

Friday, May 10, 7 p.m.

FRIEND IN NEED BENEFIT

Knights of Columbus

333 Beach 90th Street

Fundraiser for Bridget O’Connor. Live music by Wine With Sue, DJ Chris Long, raffles, 50/50, light fare, beer and wine. $50 at the door.

 

Friday, May 10, 8 p.m.

STARGAZING

Floyd Bennett Field Community Garden Join the Brooklyn Amateur Astronomers Association to stargaze. Canceled if overcast.

 

Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m.

MOTHER’S DAY RUNS

Rockaway Gliders 114-04 Beach Channel Drive Join for a half

March 29, 30, April 5,
6, 12, 13, 8 p.m.
March 31, April 7, 14, 2 p.m.
A COMEDY OF TENORS
Post Theatre, Fort Tilden
The Rockaway Theatre Company pressnts Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors. For tickets, call 718-374-6400 or head to www.rockawaytheatrecompany.org.

Saturday, March 30,
10 a.m.
EARLY SPRING BIRD WALK
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Hike around the ponds and gardens with Don Riepe to look for returning Osprey, Phoebes, Glossy Ibis, and many other early spring migrants.

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Thursday, March 14,

 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

101ST  PCT BLOOD DRIVE

16-12 Mott Avenue

Donate blood in the mobile bus. All donors receive a t-shirt. Ages 16-75, 110+ lb weight minimum. No tattoos in past year. Bring ID.

 

Saturday, March 16, 1 p.m.

FREE ART WORKSHOP

sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

In conjunction with the Art in Bloom exhibit, children ages 5-12 are welcome to dissect flowers and create unique paintings using flowers and plants as brushes. Parent supervision required.

 

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