2013-02-15 / Community


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Sandy Sessions

Environmental Resiliency Workshop
Discussion on renewable energy
in the Rockaways
Ocean Village Community Room
(57-07 Shore Front Parkway)
February 17th, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Project Sandy Far Rockaway
FEMA Assistance, Goods and Food Distribution
1414 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway
7 Days a week, starting 12:30 p.m.

Free Sandy Relief Flea Market
Goods and Food Distribution
Between Beach 110th & 112th
on Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Food Distribution
City Harvest boxes of non-perishable
food distribution
First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach
(320 Beach 94th Street)
Wednesdays for residents whose last names
start with A-M
Thursdays N-Z
Fridays & Saturdays for those
who missed their day
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. all days

Hurricane Sandy Book Drive & Distribution
Free books available
209 B101st Street
Sundays, 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Forward on Climate Rally in Washington DC
Join YANA and let Washington hear the voices of
Sandy survivors in this push for legislation that
addresses the climate crisis.
Free bus leaves from 112-34 Rockaway Beach
Boulevard at 7:00 a.m. on February 17th.
Bus returns around 9:00 p.m..
Email occupysandy@interoccupy.com
to reserve a seat on the bus.

Secret Sandy Claus Project’s Spring Basket
Drive for Rockaway
Collecting toys, baskets, pre-made baskets,
wrapped candy & other items to be distributed to
Rockaway children on Sunday April 7th.
Contact easterbaskets4rock@yahoo.com
for more information or to donate.

Community Meetings

Belle Harbor Property Owners
The Belle Harbor School (400 Beach 135th Street)
February 20th 7:00 p.m.

State Senator James Sanders, Jr.
Far Rockaway Listening Tour
Share your concerns, ideas and questions
with Sen. Sanders
Far Rockaway High School Auditorium
(8-21 Bay 25th Street)
February 21st 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

100th Precinct Community Council
Knights of Columbus
(333 Beach 90th Street)
February 27th 7:00 p.m.
Rockaway Civic

General Meeting & Elections
Belle Harbor Yacht Club
Beach 126th Street
March 7th 7:00 p.m.

Just for Fun

Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade
If you’re interested in marching,
contact Eileen at EFAGAN3092@aol.com
March 2nd, 1:00 p.m.

Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Committee Fundraiser
Antun’s (96-43 Springfield Blvd, Queens)
February 16th, 8:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Live Music by Johnny Murphy
& The Clubmen
Tickets available in St. Camillus Rectory
St. Camillus School Auditorium
(Beach 99th Street)
March 3rd, 3:00-7:00 p.m.

Broad Channel

Broad Channel Civic Association
American Legion Hall (Cross Bay Boulevard)
February 28th, 7:30 p.m.

Music & Arts

Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) workshop
hosted by Materials for the Arts (MFTA)
Create your own original works of art with
provided materials. Open to all.
33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Long Island City, NY
February 22nd 4:30-7:30 p.m.

A Night of Irish Music
with Emish A Band Of Rogues
Donations benefit Breezy Point Co-op
& Fire Department.
Connolly’s Pub
(121 West 45th st, New York, NY 3rd floor)
Friday March 1st, 8:00 p.m.

Exhibition: “Sandy: Before And
After Presented by National Park Service
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Visitors Center
(Cross Bay Boulevard, Broad Channel)
Open Daily Through March 31st

Senior Happenings

JASA Senior Center
(106-20 Shore Front Parkway)
Hot Lunch every day, 12:00 p.m.
Opera Movies, 10:00 a.m., Yoga, 11:00 a.m.
Fun with Tricia, 1:00 p.m.
Dancing, 10:00 a.m., Aerobics, 11:00 a.m.
Bingo, 1:00 p.m.
Walking Class/Health Lectures, 11:00 a.m.
Knitting Club, 11:00 a.m., Computer Lab, 1:00 p.m.
Art Classes, 10:00 a.m., Aerobics @ 11:00 a.m.
Bingo, 1:00 p.m.

Knitting Club, 10:00 a.m., Tai Chi, 11:00 a.m.
Movies, 1:00 p.m.

Young Israel of Wavecrest and Bayswater
Senior League
(2716 Healy Averne, Far Rockaway)
Computer Class, 10:45 a.m.
Senior Fitness, 10:30 a.m., Yoga, 11:15 a.m.
Computer Class, 10:00 a.m.
Crafts Class, 10:30 a.m.
Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

School Events

West End Temple Nursery School & Free
UPKRegistration Now Open
Contact WestEndUPK@WestEndTemple.org
917-853-4350 or 347-840-3710

Library Happenings

Far Rockaway Branch (1637 Central Avenue)

• Job Search Strategies and Resume Writing
Saturdays, February 16th, March 16th,
2:00 p.m.

• Lanyard Mania
Children 5+
February 19th, 4:00 p.m.

• Special Interactive African American
Dance Workshop
Children Age 6+
February 21st, 4:00 p.m.

• Jewelry Making Workshop
Children 5+
February 25th, 4:00 p.m.

• Board Game Time
Children 5+
February 26th, 4:00 p.m.

• Computer Boot Camp
Wednesdays, February 27th, 11:00 a.m.

• Black History Month Presentation
February 28th, 4:00 p.m.

• Social Media for Beginners
Saturdays March 2nd, 2:00 p.m.
• Creating Flyers in Microsoft Word
Thursday, March 14th, 1:30 p.m.

Gateway Events

Junior Ranger- Tracks & Scat
Join Junior Rangers to search for tracks
and other signs of wildlife
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
February 16th, 10:00 a.m.

Come Be a Scientist!
Citizen Science for Kids & Family
Count birds for Cornell University Lab
of Ornithology programs & learn about science
research. Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
February 16th & 17th, 2:00 p.m.

NYC Audubon Late Winter Wildlife & Bird Walk
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Look for owls, hawks, waterfowl, and winter finches
with American Littoral
Society naturalist Don Riepe.
February 17th, 10:00 a.m.

Words in Nature
Get inspiration from nature to write poems and raps.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
February 17th, 2:00 p.m.

Earn Your Wings
Children 4-6 can hear a story that will teach them about airports
Floyd Bennett Field, Ryan Visitor Center
February 19th, 11:00 a.m.

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