COVID Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccinations available this Saturday, January 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Challenge Charter High School at 1520 Central Avenue in Far Rockaway. First shot, second shot, and boosters for ages 5 and up will be given, and take-home test kits are free while supplies last. Pre-registration is required at


Team Sister Strong Fundraiser

On Saturday, January 29 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., head to RBQ on Beach 98th to help support the O’Sullivan family’s Team Sister Strong fundraiser for LLS. Joanne Smith and Suzanne Culleton will be behind the bar while The Locals play some tunes.  50/50 and more.


Park Trivia!

On Sunday, January 30 at 10 a.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to join a

Land Use Committee Meeting

On Thursday, January 20 at 7p.m. on WebEx, CB14’s Land Use meeting will discuss the Resilient Edgemere Community Initiative and a rezoning for the Courthouse to have commercial office space. For WebEx access info, see the Announcements tab at:    


Team Sister Strong Fundraiser

On Saturday, January 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., head to RBQ on Beach 98th to help support the O’Sullivan family’s Team Sister Strong

Five Senses


On Saturday, January 8 at 10 a.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and enjoy a gentle walk with a ranger as you experience the refuge through all five senses.  Reservations required, call (718) 318-4340.


Bay Breeze Park Cleanup

Due to rain last week, on Sunday, January 9 at 10 a.m., Rock Lean n Clean is hosting a cleanup at  Bay Breeze Park on Beach 88th and the bay. The cleanup will last about an hour.


Community Board 14 Meeting

On Tuesday, January

Rock & Wrap It Toy Giveaway

On Friday, December 24 at 12 p.m., head to St. John Baptist Church (74-05 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a Christmas toy giveaway. Masks and social distancing required.


Far Rock Greek Council Christmas Party

On Friday, December 24 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Far Rock Greek Council is hosting the Tides of Joy Toy Drive and Holiday Party at 14-25 Central Ave. Kids can take photos with Santa, enjoy fun activities, music, games and more. All toy and monetary

Edgemere Community Visioning Forum #2

On Saturday, January 15 at 10 a.m. on Zoom, RISE will hold the second of three forums as part of the Edgemere Community Visioning Process to engage Edgemere residents and stakeholders in creating a Community Agreement for the use of nearly 60 vacant lots. The goal of this forum is to align goals and identify on the ground solutions. Register at: 


Winter Bird Walk

On Saturday, January 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Star Wars New Year’s Eve Party

On Friday, December 31 starting at 8 p.m., join House on the Rock Church (112-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd) for a Star Wars costume party. Family Friendly, Games, Prizes, Food, Music. Galaxy Admittance: Bring Your Favorite Dish to Share!


New Year's Day Beachwalk

On Saturday, January 1, start the new year off with the American Littoral Society’s 40th NY Day hike along the beach at Fort Tilden. Meet at the little church (chapel at Fort Tilden) at 11 a.m. Dress

 Rockaway Hotel Holiday Fair

On Thursday, December 16 and Friday, December 17 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., head to The Rockaway Hotel (108-10 Rockaway Beach Drive) and shop from a variety of venders from the neighboring area including, Rockaway Candle Co., Zingara Vintage, Stacks by Shell and more.


RBAF Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 16 at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th Street), Rockaway Beach Autism Families hosts its

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