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Jimmy Crusher O’Neill Turkey Trot On Thursday, November 24, considering running this turkey day 5K on behalf of Jimmy O’Neill, a local 10-year-old boy who has been battling cancer. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. on the boardwalk at Beach 126th Street. Pre-register at Rockawaytc.org or go to in-person registration and bib pickup at the St. Francis Small Hall on Wednesday, 11/23 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.   100th Precinct Thanksgiving Dinner On Thursday, November 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., head to the 100th Precinct at 92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd. for a free Thanksgiving meal. If disabled or a...

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WISH Turns 16 On Friday, November 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., join women’s group Rockaway WISH at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Beach 126th for a general membership meeting and cocktail celebration for the group’s 16th anniversary. RSVP to: EDuffy@rockawaywish.org   Thanksgiving Half  Marathon/ 5K On Saturday, November 19, the Rockaway Track Club is hosting a half marathon and 5K. Check in at Beach 115th street at 8 a.m. Pickup Bib tag, chip, and T-Shirt. Both 5K and ½ Marathon start at 9 a.m. on the boardwalk at 115th Street. To pre-register, see www.Rockawaytc.org   Broad Channel...

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Candlelight Vigil for Lew Simon On Thursday, November 10 at 6 p.m., in the 100th Precinct (92-24 Rockaway Beach Blvd)  is hosting a vigil in memory of District Leader Lew Simon who died a year ago.   Veterans Day Ceremony On Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m., head to the Doughboy Monument on Beach 94th and Rockaway Beach Blvd. to join the American Legion for a brief ceremony in honor of Veterans Day.   Flight 587 Ceremony On Saturday, November 12 at 8:30 a.m., head to the Beach 116th Flight 587 Memorial for the ceremony commemorating the 21st anniversary ceremony of the crash of Flight...

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Thanksgiving Food Drive On Saturday, November 5 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., the 100th Precinct Community Council will be outside the Arverne Stop and Shop collecting food items to donate to local pantries.   Fall Foliage Walk On Saturday, November 5 at 12:30 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and join a park ranger to learn why Jamaica Bay plants like roses, cacti, and poison ivy change in the fall, how they prepare for the winter ahead, and what their new red, orange, or yellow colors tell us about them. This is an all-weather walk, so please dress for the conditions. Ends at 2...

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Sandy Book Signing On Thursday, October 27 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., head to the Rockaway Hotel on Beach 108th for a book signing featuring author Marty Ingram, former chief of the Point Breeze Fire Department, who penned a book about his experience with Hurricane Sandy, “Flood, Fire and a Superstorm.”   Hurricane Sandy Remembrance On Thursday, October 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., head to the Rockaway Hotel on Beach 108th to join the Queens Chamber of Commerce, community partners and elected officials for a commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Sandy. Free admission. Appetizers served. Pre-register...

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Rockaway Market Street On Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., head under the elevated A train track at Beach 60th for an outdoor market including vendors such as: Blacksmith’s Breads, Edgemere Farm, Horman’s Best Pickles, Mushroom Queens, Rockaway Soda, Saratoga Peanut Butter Company, and more! Live music.   Sandy Anniversary Cleanup & Planting On Saturday, October 22 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., head to Beach 44th and the Boardwalk to join RISE in this dune planting and restoration project in honor of the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Students can receive community...

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Friend in Need Fundraiser On Friday, October 14 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., head to the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th Street) for a fundraiser on behalf of Brian Hanna, brother of Liz Hanna, who is recovering from a liver transplant. $50 tickets at the door for live music by Wine With Sue, DJs@Work, food, beverages, raffles and more.   Hip Hop Halloween & Harvest On Saturday, October 15 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., head to RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, for their 9th annual Hip-Hop Halloween & Harvest Celebration in the garden. Take part in painting pumpkins, face painting,...

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Rockaway Beach Marathon/ Half Marathon On Saturday, October 8, the Rockaway Track Club is hosting its Marathon and Half Marathon. Check in/ bib pickup begins at 7 a.m. The marathon and half marathon begin on the boardwalk at Beach 116th Street at 8 a.m. Medals and t-shirts for all participants. To register, head to: www.rockawaytc.org   5th Annual BeCauze 5K Run/Walk On Saturday, October 8 head to Beach 90th and the boardwalk to participate in Queens Royal Priest Hood’s annual walk. Walk for any cause you wish. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m. The run/walk begins at...

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Community Workshop: Greater Rockaway Coastal Plan On Thursday. September 29 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd). for an updated presentation and status meeting on the Greater Rockaway Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan. Local stakeholders and partners will review the final designated areas for restoration and first draft of conceptual designs. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Masks required. Register at: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/   Foraging Tour With Wildman Steve Brill On Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m....

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