Things to Do

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Land Use and Housing Committee Meeting

On Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. on WebEx, the Community Board 14 Land Use and Housing Committee will meet. For the agenda and meeting access info, see the accouchements tab on the CB 14 website: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/queenscb14/index.page

 

Brant Point Shoreline Cleanup

On Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., head to Brant Point Wildlife Sanctuary (each 72 St. and Bayfield Ave) in Arverne to join JBRPC and Surfrider Foundation for a cleanup. Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Rain or shine. Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Fundraiser for Preterm Babies

On Sunday, May 22, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., head to 124 Beach 62nd Street in Arverne to shop from local clothing, décor, food vendors and more, and buy raffle tickets for some nice prizes. All proceeds are in honor of baby Josie and support Project Sweet Peas.

 

Parks & Public Safety Committee Meeting

On Monday, May 23 at 6:45 p.m. on WebEx, CB14’s Parks Committee meeting will gather to discuss the upcoming beach season with NYC Parks Queens Commissioner Michael Dockett, plus capital projects. WebEx Meeting number: 2333 188 7721. Meeting password: qsBWH3hVU55

 

100th Precinct Community Council

On Wednesday, May 25th, the 100th Precinct will hold its monthly community council meeting at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Hear precinct updates and address concerns. For Zoom access info, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Riis Beach Campfire

On Friday, May 27, head to Riis Beach by the Wise Clock at 7 p.m. to kick off the summer season with a beach campfire! Join a park ranger to sing songs, learn about the park, or to just enjoy the campfire, beach, and sunset. Bring an instrument and play along. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on, and dress for the weather. Canceled in event of rain All welcome.

 

Hatha Yoga with Soupy

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting May 9, head to Beach 104th at 8:30 a.m. for yoga on the beach with Kevin Soupy Campbell.

 

Wildflower Wednesdays

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

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, foreign languages, tourism, science and much more. Summer term 6/22 – 8/11.  Application deadline 6/15/22. To register, call 718-368-5079

 

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