2013-02-22 / Community

Happenings

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Sandy Sessions

Free Help from Friends of Rockaway
Free debris removal, gutting, moisture
readings, home assessments & mold removal.
Call 347-625-7419

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

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

Smallwater Farmer’s Market
Free Fresh Produce
183 Beach 96th Street
February 24th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Food Distribution
City Harvest non-perishable grocery
boxes of food distributed
First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach
(320 Beach 94th Street)
Wednesdays for residents
whose last names start 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 Beach 101st Street
Sundays, 12:00-3:00 p.m.

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

Richmond Hill Historical Society
Open Meeting and Presentation
Images of America: Rockaway Beach author and
resident, Vivian Carter, takes us back to the
Rockaway Beach of our youth in an
informative presentation.
Leonard Center, 86 Avenue and
112 Street, Richmond Hill
February 22nd, 7:30 p.m.

100th Precinct Community Council
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street
February 27th, 7:30 p.m.
Guests: Captain Craig Adelman, Assistant Chief
James Secreto, Todd Dickson, Project Hope

Land Use Committee
ULURP: De-mapping & closing of an unused portion
of Beach 12th Street & adjustment of grades at Bnos
Bais Yaakov School
Proposed commercial project at Parvine Avenue.
Bayswater Jewish Center
2355 Healy Avenue
March 4th, 7:00 p.m.

Rockaway Civic General Meeting & Elections
Interested parties looking to become a board
member or officer contact
submissions@RockawayCivic.com by March 1st
Belle Harbor Yacht Club
533 Beach 126th Street
March 7th 7:30 p.m.

Just For Fun

A Relaxing Evening of Music
Presented by Church of Latter Day Saints
Belle Harbor Yacht Club
533 Beach 126 Street
February 24th, 7 p.m.

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

Rockaway Running Series: Parade Day 5K
Register at Rockapulcorun.com
Rockaway Park
March 2nd, 10:00 a.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Live Music by Johnny Murphy
& The Clubmen
Tickets available in St. Camillus Rectory
718-634-8229
St. Camillus School Auditorium (Beach 99th Street)
March 3rd, 3:00-7:00 p.m.

Radio Bingo Travels Around the World
Dress in garb from your favorite country
for extra prizes!
Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th Street)
March 8th, Doors at 7:00 p.m., Starts at 8:00 p.m.

Broad Channel Happenings

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

Music & Arts

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

Indaculture Plays at the Blackwater
112-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
February 23, 10:00 p.m.

Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor
Dreamcoat Presented by the
Rockaway Theater Company
Ave Maria Catholic Academy
158-20 101st Street, Howard Beach
Fridays and Saturdays, March 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th
at 8:00 p.m. Matinees: March 3rd and 10th at 3 p.m.
Tickets available at www.rockawaytheatrecompany.org

A Night of Irish Music with
Emish A Band Of Rogues
Donations benefit Breezy Point Co-op & Fire Dept.
Connolly’s Pub (121 West 45th Street, 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

Health Happenings

Diabetes Wellness Program
Nutritionist Stephanie Cordero, RD, talks about
nutrition and diabetes for National Nutrition Month.
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital,
First Floor Board Room
(327 Beach 19th Street)
March 4th, 1:30 p.m.

Senior Happenings

JASA Senior Center
(106-20 Shore Front Parkway)
Hot Lunch every day, 12:00 pm
Mondays
Opera Movies, 10:00 a.m., Yoga, 11:00 a.m.
Fun with Tricia, 1:00 p.m.
Tuesdays
Dancing, 10:00 a.m.
Aerobics, 11:00 a.m.
Bingo, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays
Walking Class/Health Lectures, 11:00 a.m.
Knitting Club, 11:00 a.m.
Computer Lab, 1:00 p.m.
Thursdays
Art Classes, 10:00 a.m.
Aerobics @ 11:00 a.m.
Bingo, 1:00 p.m.
Fridays
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 Avenue, Far Rockaway)
Mondays
Computer Class, 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays
Senior Fitness, 10:30 a.m.
Yoga, 11:15 am
Wednesdays
Computer Class, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays
Crafts Class, 10:30 a.m.
Fridays
Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

School Events

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

Library Happenings

Peninsula Library Trailer
(92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd)
Women’s History Month Program
Author Vivian Rattay Carter presents vintage
photographs and tells the story of The Forgotten
Pioneers: Women of Rockaway Beach.”
March 4th, 6:00 p.m.

Library Happenings

Far Rockaway Branch
(1637 Central Avenue)

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.

Lanyard Mania
Children Ages 5+
March 4th, 4:00 p.m.

Write and illustrate and acrostic
poem about winter
Children Ages 5+
March 5th, 3:00 p.m.

Bugs as Pets: A Live Animal
Program with Ranger Eric
Children Ages 5+
March 7th, 4:00 p.m.

Creating Flyers
in Microsoft Word
Thursday, March 14th, 1:30 p.m.

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

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