Things to Do

Things To Do

BCAC Shamrock Shootout Signup

The 2022 BCAC Shamrock Shootout Season is on with plenty of basketball nights this summer. For boys and girls ages 4 to 15. $35 per child or $90 per family. Register at the Broad Channel Athletic Club (125 Cross Bay Blvd) on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or Wednesday, April 12 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Community Cleanup

On Sunday, April 10 at 10 a.m., join Rock Lean n Clean at Beach 95th Street 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.  on WebEx. There will be presentations by FRANC, the transportation committee and more. For meeting access info, see the announcements tab on:


CB14 Economic Development Committee

On Wednesday, April 13, CB14’s Economic Development Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on WebEx. The RDRD will present information on the Summer Youth Employment Program and more.


Veterans Educational Program

On Wednesday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m., Peninsula Library (92-25 Rockaway Beach Bvld) is hosting a special children’s program with the American Legion O'Connell Post 272 and Auxiliary. Children will be able to interact with veterans and enjoy a fun educational program. For more info, call 718-634-1110.


Spring Half Marathon or 5K

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:


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:    


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.


Wildflower Wednesdays

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.


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