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Some Things to Do

 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.


Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway

House on the Rock Church (112-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) will be giving away 300 individual meals to those in need from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feel free to stop by for a to-go meal.


Operation Feast Thanksgiving

The Far Rockaway Greek Council will be hosting a Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday, November 26 starting at 12 p.m. at 10-40 21st Street in Far Rockaway. If anyone would like to donate food or money toward this event, reach out to Curtis Turney at CT3Designs@yahoo.com 


Brant Point Cleanup

The Brant Point Alliance is hosting a cleanup of the wildlife sanctuary shoreline at Beach 72nd and Bayfield Avenue in Arverne on Friday. November 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Gloves, bags and grabbers will be provided.


Virtual Knitalong

Join RISE for a virtual knitting lesson on Wednesday, December 2, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. All levels welcome. Join at: https://zoom.us/j/435817636 


Resiliency in Rockaway Series

On Friday, December 4, join RISE in this exciting virtual Living Classroom series called Resiliency in Rockaway! In this three-week long after-school program, tailored to middle schoolers, you will hear from knowledgeable, Rockaway educators about the topics of climate change, marine science, and the importance of filter feeders. This is a great opportunity for you to collaborate with students across the peninsula on fun activities and learn how the unique ecosystems that make up the community are adapting to our changing world. Register at https://www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/ 


Community Board 14

The next CB14 meeting will be Tuesday, December 8 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. The agenda and login details will be announced on the CB14 website at: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/queenscb14/index.page 


My Turn Program for Seniors

New Yorkers 60 and older are eligible to audit credit classes free (on space availability) at Kingsborough Community College (on Zoom through Covid). More than 400 Courses in art, music, history, computers, health education, literature and many other categories, take courses with college students, facilities including library, gym, pool, tennis courts and private beach, $80.00 registration fee, no tuition, fall and spring classes are 12 weeks/winter and summer 6 weeks. Winter Term 2021 Dates:  1/04/20 -2/24/20. Register by December 17. For info on how to register, call 718-368-5079


Zoom Guest Speaker Series

Offered free for participants 50+ years of age. This series is scheduled on Wednesdays from 3:15-4 p.m. Each week a variety of topics will be discussed by a Professional Guest Speaker. Topics range from health, travel, insurance, Finances, nutrition, exercise, authors and much more. Speakers share they’re expertise of knowledge in their field, followed by questions and answers.  For more information call 718-368-5079 or Email: susan.lavin@kbcc.cuny.edu  


Get Tested

Think you have Covid-19? Find out. To find testing sites, head to www.Nyc.gov/covidtest  or text COVID test to 85548

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