Marine Wildlife First Responder Training
On Saturday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd) to join the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society for hands-on First Responder Training! Learn about what to do if you see a sick, injured or deceased seal, sea turtle, dolphin or whale on a beach in your neighborhood. Masks required. To register, visit www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/
National Park Service History
What do our national parks mean to us? On Saturday, March 26 at 1 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and join a ranger to explore the history and mission of the National Park Service.
100th Precinct Community Council
Free Kids Surf Lessons
On Saturdays starting April 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., join Lou Harris on Beach 109th for free surfing lessons for kids and teens ages 4 to 16. Register online at: https://bsarockaway.org/
On Sunday, April 3 at 10 a.m., join Rock Lean n Clean under the bridge by Beach Channel High School for a cleanup. Gloves and bags provided. Community service hours available. For more info, follow @Rockleannclean on Instagram.
Spring Half Marathon or 5K
Save the date. On Saturday, April 16, Rockaway Track Club is hosting a spring half marathon and 5K. Check in at Cuisine by Claudette (143 Beach 116th Street) starting at 8 a.m. The runs begin at 9:30 a.m. on the boardwalk. Medals, t-shirts and smoothies for all participants. Pre-register at: www.rockawaytc.org/
Fitness Class at Rise
On Mondays at 11 a.m., join Ann Fosteris for a free fitness class at RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd). All levels welcome. Masks required.
Thursday Chair Yoga
On Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves is offering a free chair yoga class at RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd. All are welcome! From beginners to seasoned practitioners.