Spring Dune Planting
On Saturday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., join RISE at Beach 42nd Street and the boardwalk for a dune planting event with grasses and shrubs. All ages welcome. Students looking to do community service hours are encouraged to bring paperwork from their schools. Registration is not required but is suggested. Register at: www.riserockaway.org/rise/events/
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.
Rockaway Makers Market
On Sunday, April 10 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., head to the Rockaway Brewing Co. (415 Beach 72nd Street) to shop from local vendors and artisans.
Community Board 14
The next monthly meeting will be Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Meeting details to follow.
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/
Free Kids Surf Lessons
On Saturdays 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/
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.
Every Wednesday through April 20 at 3 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to embark on a quest to spot and welcome all the blooms that Jamaica Bay has to offer. All ages are welcome. This is an all-weather walk, so dress for the conditions. Masks required. Space will be limited, so register by calling 718-318-4320.
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.
Peninsula Adult Leaning Center, Queens Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd. 718-945-7058
Aging Mastery Program