Community Cleanup

On Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., join the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy and Surfrider Foundation - NYC Chapter for a cleanup at Rockaway Community Park (Almeda Ave. and Beach 58th St) and help remove debris from this important shoreline! Gloves, bags, tools will be provided. Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Marine Wildlife First Responder Training

On Saturday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd) to join the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society for hands-on First Responder Training! Learn about what to do if you see a sick, injured or deceased seal, sea turtle, dolphin or whale on a beach in your neighborhood. Masks required. To register, visit

Full Worm Moon

On Friday, March 18 at 7 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and join a ranger to set off on a hike around the refuge. Hear about a traditional name for this moon and look for signs of the animal it represents. All ages welcome. This is an all-weather walk.  Space is limited, so register by calling (718) 318-4340.

 

March Garden Party

On Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to help wake the Pollinator Garden up from its winter

Rockaway Beach

Civic

Meeting

On Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m., join the RBCA for their monthly meeting on Zoom. Meeting ID: 813 2182 5706. Passcode: 187484

 

Parade Day 5K

or Half

Marathon

The Rockaway Track Club is kicking off the march with a run on Saturday, March 5. Check in and the after party is at Rogers Pub (205 Beach 116th Street). Both the 5K and half marathon start at 9:30 a.m. on the Beach 116th Street boardwalk. Medals and t-shirts for all participants. Running gloves for

Youth Services & Education Committee Meeting

On Thursday, February 17 at 7 p.m., Community Board 14’s Youth Services & Education Committee meets online. There will be updates on schools, updates on school construction and discussions on legislation efforts on swim safety courses. For login info, see the Announcements tab at: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/queenscb14/index.page 

        

Edgemere Community Visioning Forum

On Saturday, February 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. attend the third

Challenge Charter
Open House

Challege Charteer School is hosting Virtual Open Houses for the 2022-23 school year on Thursday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m., and Thursday, March 17 at 5:30 p.m. Register at www.challengecharterschools.org/apply to receive a link to attend. Deadline to apply is April 1st!

 

St. Patrick’s
Half Marathon or 5K

The Rockaway Track Club is kicking off St. Patrick’s Day with a run on Saturday, March 12. Check in and the after party is at Rogers

Stop the Litter

On Saturday, February 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, head to 433 Beach 40th Street for a community cleanup. Free raffle gift bags for volunteers. Live music. Light refreshments and water. RSVP by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Western Kentucky Autism Community Tornado

Relief Benefit

On Saturday, February 26 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., head to RBQ on Beach 98th Street for Rockaway Beach Autism Families’ benefit for the autism families devastated by the recent tornadoes

Breezy Point Wetlands Cleanup

On Sunday, February 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., join the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, NYC Plover Project and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato for a wetlands cleanup at the Breezy Point Tip. Gloves and tools provided. Meet at the fishing parking lot at 2 Rockaway Point Blvd in Breezy. To RSVP, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Park Trivia!

On Sunday, February 6 at 11 a.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to join a park ranger for some  Gateway and the

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