Rockaway Jello Wrestling

On Saturday, August 7, head to AB Studios (111-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd) for a day of live music and jello wrestling! $20 at the door. Wrestlers drink free. Doors open at 4 p.m., music starts at 5 p.m.

 

From Bach to the Beatles

On Friday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m., the Aeon Ensemble will be at Avoid the Day Bookstore (99-4 A Rockaway Beach Blvd) to take you back in time with classical music from Bach to the Beatles. Admission is free, Donations welcome. $2 off wine.

 

Jamaica Bay Cleanup & Paddle

On Saturday, August 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., join RISE at 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd. for a clean up and paddle day along Jamaica Bay. Local residents and children of all ages welcome. Kayaks will be assigned on a

Isadora on the Beach

On Thursday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m., head to Beach 86th Street to see a free dance performance of the works of Isadora Duncan.

 

Rockaway Cove Paddle

On Friday, July 30 at 12:30 p.m., join NPS at Riis Landing for a free kayaking tour. Kayaks provided. For more information and to make reservations, call (718) 758-3671

 

Photo Contest Winners Announced

On Friday, July 30 at 5 p.m., head to Caracas on Beach 106th for the announcement of the winners of the Rockaway Times

ROCK! AWAY! Summer Fest

All weekend long from Friday, July 16 through Sunday, June 18, there will be live music at the Beach 97th concession as part of Max Power’s ROCK! AWAY! Summer Fest. The fun starts at 4:45 p.m. each day. For the lineup, check out www.rockawaysummerfest.com  

 

Thrilla at Camilla

The bouts are back! On Friday, July 16 at 6 p.m., head to St. Camillus (185 Beach 99th Street) to watch FDNY Boxing take on some worth opponents from the Massachusetts State Troopers, plus

Rockaway Beach Autism Families Meeting

On Thursday, July 1 at 7 p.m., head to the Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th) for RBAF’s return meeting. Hear announcements and updates on happenings in the local Autism community.

 

Meet NYC’s Piping Plovers

On Saturday, July 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to Beach 84th Street to learn about and view Rockaway’s piping plover population. Participate in a scavenger hunt for the whole family with the possibility to win prizes.

 

Rockaway Cove

Rockaway Cove Paddle

On Friday, July 23 at 12:30 p.m., join NPS at Riis Landing for a free kayaking tour. Kayaks provided. For more information and to make reservations, call (718) 758-3671

 

Full Buck Moon Hike

On Friday, July 23 at 8 p.m., join NPS at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for a hike to see and learn about the Full Buck Moon. All ages welcome. Space will be limited, so register by calling (718) 318-4340.

 

Forever Young 90s Skate Party

Head to the Beach 109th Hockey Rink on

Ruffle Bar Kayak

Excursion

On Friday, July 9 at 9:30 a.m., head to Floyd Bennett Field’s Seaplane ramp for a kayaking tour around Ruffle Bar and learn about the history, plants and wildlife. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, paddles and instruction will be provided. For more information and to make a reservation, call (718) 338-3799.

 

Jamaica Bay

Festival

On Saturday, July 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., JBRPC is hosting a full day of activities around Jamaica Bay. Head to

Full Strawberry Moon Hike

On Thursday, June 24 at 8:30 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for a hike around the refuge, while learning about the full strawberry moon. Space will be limited, so register by calling (718) 318-4340. 

 

Summer Kickoff

On Saturday, June 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., head to the Beach 108th hockey rink for a day of family fun with games, Parks’ Playmobile, arts and crafts, refreshments, and music entertainment.

 

Plant Swap

On Saturday, June 26, head to

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