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.
Stress Reduction Virtual Class
Community Board 14 Meeting
The next monthly CB14 meeting is Tuesday, March 9 at 7:15 p.m. on Zoom. For the agenda and Zoom access info, head to: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/queenscb14/index.page
Join RISE for an online knitalong on Wednesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. All levels welcome. For
login info, see: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/
Mayoral Candidate Town Hall
AOH 50/50 Fundraiser
Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 21 is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day 50/50 to help raise money for the organization and all they do. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from any AOH member. Those who buy two tickets can get one free. If looking to buy a ticket, call John Fahy at 917-359-1936 or Mark Edwards at 646-662-2393.
Cross Country Skiing
Every day there’s snow on the ground this winter, hit the trails of Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn on the Cross Country ski trail through the North 40. A National Park Service Ranger will cut a track at first snow. Call 718-338-3799 for trail conditions.
St. Patrick’s Food Drive
Senator Addabbo and Lew Simon are accepting donations of non-perishable food items to give to the St. Camillus Food Pantry. Donations can be dropped off at St. Camillus Church (99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) or Last Stop (222 Beach 116th Street).
Sea Changes Rockaway Sundays
Want to join in a global movement of jumping into the ocean every week? Every Sunday at 2 p.m. head to the beach or bay and jump on in.
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 www.nyc.gov/vaccinefinder or to make appointments by phone, call 877-VAX4NYC
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.