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Veterans Day Ceremony

On Thursday, November 11 at 11 a.m., join the American Legion Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 for a brief ceremony at the Doughboy Monument on Beach 95th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd. to honor veterans for Veterans Day.

 

Junior Ranger Salt Marsh Detectives

On Thursday, November 11 at 1 p.m. at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, children and their families are invited to step into the shoes of a "nature detective” and investigate salt marshes. Dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes as you will be searching for clues along the West Pond Trail to solve the case!

 

Flight 587 Ceremony

On Friday, November 12 at 9 a.m., head to the Flight 587 Memorial near the boardwalk on Beach 116th Street to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the crash of Flight 587 in Rockaway.

 

Rockaway Community Park Cleanup

On Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., be part of the Respect Campaign and join the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, Surfrider Foundation - NYC Chapter, and NYC Audubon for a beach and marsh cleanup at Rockaway Community Park along Jamaica Bay (63-81 Almeda Ave). Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

SketchRockaway

On Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., join SketchRockaway at The Chapel in Fort Tilden to sketch the buildings and other aspects of the Fort.

 

Community Visioning in Edgemere

On Saturday, November 13 at from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.., meet at the RISE Center (58-03 RBB) for the first forum as part of the Edgemere Community Visioning Process to engage Edgemere residents and stakeholders in creating a Community Agreement for the use of nearly 60 vacant lots. The goal of this forum is to set guiding principles, identify goals, and map resources for this project.

Registration required at: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/ 

 

100th Precinct Food Drive

On Saturday, November 13 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., the 100th Precinct Community Council will be outside both Stop & Shop locations to collect nonperishable foods that are not expired and gift cards, to help supply local food pantries for Thanksgiving.

 

Lew Simon Memorial

On Sunday, November 14, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., head to the Beach 108th hockey rink for a celebration of the life of the late Assembly District Leader Lew Simon. Enjoy activities and share stories.

 

Belle Harbor Property Owners Association Meeting

On Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m., head to P.S. 114 for the BHPOA’s last meeting of the year. Discuss initiatives and fundraising at St. John's Hospital, Meet Councilwoman-elect Joann Ariola, hear an update on the dune crossovers and the Neponsit Home demolition, plus more.

 

100th Precinct Community Council Meeting

On Wednesday, November 17 at 7 p.m., the 100th Precinct CC will holds its monthly meeting. Hear crime stats and address concerns. For Zoom meeting access info, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Rockaway Thanksgiving Feast

On Saturday, November 20, the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard) is hosting a community Thanksgiving Feast. There will be free grab and go meals. You must register in advance at: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/ 

 

Dance Fitness

On Saturdays at 9 a.m. at Beach 32nd Street and the boardwalk NYC Parks for a free, fun and funky low to medium impact dance fitness class.

 

Cardio Punch

On Saturdays at 11 a.m. at Beach 59th Street Playground, join NYC Parks for a free total body, non-contact workout fit for all levels.

 

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