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.
100 Pct Graffiti Cleanup
Join the officers of the 100th Precinct for a cleanup of graffiti around the neighborhood on Saturday, April 10 at 10 a.m. Meet at the precinct (92-24 RBB).
Community Board 14 Meeting
The next monthly CB14 meeting is Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. There will be updates from the Health, Land Use and Education Committees. For Zoom access info, head to: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/queenscb14/index.page
Join RISE for an online knitalong on Wednesday, April 14 at 2 p.m. All levels welcome. For
login info, see: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/
Free Cardio Punch Fitness Classes
Join Shape Up NYC for a free cardio punch fitness classes on the boardwalk at Beach 60th Street every Saturday starting April 3. Classes limited to 10 participants. Face coverings required. Register: www.nycgovparks.org/reg/shape-up-nyc/10668
Rockaway Pens Writing Workshop
Serious about writing? Rock Away Pens is hosting free 10-week cooperative workshop for emerging and established writers of Fiction, Drama, and Film. Learn, network, improve, revise, complete, stage, publish, and film your work. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Earth Day Dubos Point Cleanup
Join the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy and Surfrider Foundation for a cleanup of Dubos Point on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Beach 65th and Bayfield Avenue. Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Face coverings required. To RSVP, visit www.jbrpc.org/shorelinecleanups or email email@example.com
Jamaica Bay Park Restoration and Cleanup
Join the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy and Surfrider Foundation for a cleanup of Jamaica Bay Park on Wednesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Faber Terrace an Granada Pl. Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Face coverings required. To RSVP, visit www.jbrpc.org/shorelinecleanups or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Food and Clothing
Every Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Far Rockaway (896 Central Ave), the Far Rock Greek Council is holding a food and clothing drive. Food will be available for all from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and clothing will be available starting at 8 a.m. All food, clothing and monetary donations welcome. Contact Curtis at CT3Designs@yahoo.com for more info on where to drop off donations.
Free Online Classes
Queens Peninsula Library is offering free online classes with instructors for English Speakers of Other Languages, High School Equivalency (GED) and Adult Basic Education. The spring semester begins April 19th. Contact Victoria Barber for more info: email@example.com.
Senior Writing Workshops
Those 50 and older can join Kingsborough College’s five-week writing workshops for free. Basic writing workshops for beginnings will take place on Mondays at 4 p.m. starting April 26. Intermediate workshops will take place on Wednesday at 4 p.m. starting April 28. To register, email: Susan.Lavin@kbcc.cuny.edu or call 718-368-5079
Think you have Covid-19? Find out. To find testing sites, head to www.Nyc.gov/covidtest or text COVID test to 85548.
The coronavirus vaccine is now open to some New Yorkers in various fields like health care, education, first responders or those ages 65 and older. To find out where you can get vaccinated, head to nyc.gov/vaccinefinder or to make appointments by phone, call 877-VAX4NYC
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