Rockaway Youth Summit
On Thursday, June 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., head to the Beach 32nd field/boardwalk for a day of free food, bouncy houses, music, water balloon fights, races, a cosplay contest, prizes, recreational activities, performanxes, ziplines, educational workshops and more. RSVP at www.Rockawayyouth.org
Stargazing at Floyd Bennett Field
On Friday, June 10 at 6 p.m., head to the Floyd Bennett Field Community Gardens in Brooklyn to go stargazing with the Brooklyn amateur Astronomer's Association. Cancelled if the skies are overcast. Call (718) 318-4340 for more information.
RockStock and Barrels Festival
On Saturday, June 11, head to the boardwalk at Beach 90th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a day of live music, surf contests, skate contests, vendors and more at the 16th Annual RockStock and Barrels Festival.
Rockaway Market Street
On Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., head under the elevated A train track at Beach 60th for an outdoor market including vendors such as: Blacksmith’s Breads, EdgemereFarm, Horman’s Best Pickles, Mushroom Queens, Rockaway Soda, Saratoga Peanut Butter Company, and more! Live music.
World Ocean Day Beach 26th Cleanup
On Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., head to 1-20 Beach 26th Street to join JBRPC and Surfrider Foundation - NYC Chapter on World Ocean Day for a beach cleanup. Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toe shoes, and bring their own water and sunscreen. Event is rain or shine. To RSVP see: www.jbrpc.org/shorelinecleanups
World Ocean Day Beach 109th Cleanup
On Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., head to 156 Beach 109h Street to join JBRPC and Surfrider Foundation - NYC Chapter on World Ocean Day for a beach cleanup. Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toe shoes, and bring their own water and sunscreen. Event is rain or shine. To RSVP see: www.jbrpc.org/shorelinecleanups
Community Board 14
On Tuesday, June 14 at 7:15 p.m. on WebEx, CB14 will holds its last meeting of the summer. There will be reports from the Parks Committee, the Land Use committee and more. For WebEx access info, see the Announcements tab at: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/queenscb14/index.page
Strawberry Moon Hike
On Tuesday, June 14 at 8:30 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and join a ranger on a hike around the refuge. Hear about a traditional name for this moon and look for signs of the plant it represents. All ages. This is an all-weather walk, so dress for the conditions. Space is limited, so register by calling (718) 318-4340.
Rock N’ Clean Sundays
Every Sunday at 10 a.m., meet at the Adventure Park on Beach 101 and Shorefront for a free 30-minute workout and 30 minute beach cleanup.
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