Team Up to Clean Up
An Intro to Climate Change
On Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to explore the past, present, and future of climate change in National Parks with a walk to Jamaica Bay’s former “breach” caused by Hurricane Sandy.
March for Denim Day
On Friday, April 29, join Queens Defenders in a march through Far Rockaway and commit to ending sexual assault. The march begins at Beach 25th or Beach 100th along the boardwalk and ends at Beach 59th on the boardwalk. Registration begins at 3 p.m. and the march begins at 3:30 p.m.
Belle Harbor Cleanup
On Saturday, May 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., meet at the beach wall at Beach 134th Street to join the Belle Harbor Property Owners Annual Beach cleanup. They’ll be cleaning the beach from 130th to 141st. Limited bags provided, volunteers recommended to bring their own. Community service hours available.
Every Wednesday through May 25 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.
Space will be limited, so register by calling 718-318-4320.
Shape Up NYC: Cardio Punch
Every Saturday through June 25, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., join at Beach 59th Street and the boardwalk for a free Cardio Punch fitness class presented by NYC Parks. Bring a towel and water.
Chair Yoga at the Temple
Beginning May 2 on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., join Christine Walker for Chair Yoga at Ohab Zedek on Beach 135th and Rockaway Beach Blvd. Classes are on a donation basis. For more info, contact Christine at 516-503-4249
My Turn Program
Free classes are available to New York state residents age 60 and older through Kingsborough Community College. Audit over 400 classes online, hybrid and in person. Take Classes like art, history, health education, literature, theater, roreign languages, tourism, science and much more. Summer term 6/22 – 8/11. Application deadline 6/15/22. To register, call 718-368-5079