2013-03-01 / Community


Sandy Sessions

Environmental Resiliency Workshop:
Series 4
Discussion on hurricane preparedness
& steps to take for future emergencies.
Ocean Village Community Room,
57-07 Shorefront Parkway
March 3rd, 1:00 p.m.

Stewardship Sunday
Help clean the Rockaway beach and shoreline
and help with coastal restoration project
to restore dunes.
Firehouse 59
58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
@ Beach 59th Street
March 10th, 10:00 a.m.

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
Sunday 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Food Distribution
City Harvest: grocery boxes of
non-perishable food distributed
First Congregational Church
320 Beach 94th Street
Wednesdays for residents
whose last names begin 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.

Survivors of Sandy
Self Help Recovery Group
TSINY Project Hope
Everyone is welcome to share their experience of
survival and learn about increasing your coping
skills and the benefits available to you.
Call 718 526-8400 x188 for questions.
Breezy Point Restoration Center
415 State Road

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

Land Use Committee
ULURP: De-mapping & closing of 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
Belle Harbor Yacht Club
533 Beach 126th Street
March 7th 7:30 p.m.

Arverne East Community Planning Charette
Planning workshop to discuss potential
development and preservation options for the
vacant land at Arverne East.
Ocean Village Community Room
57-07 Shore Front Parkway
March 7th, 5:00 p.m.

Community Board 14 Meeting
March 12th, 7:15 p.m.

Just for Fun

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 2nd, 1:00 p.m.

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
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 Hall
333 Beach 90th Street
March 8th, 8 p.m.
Doors at 7:00 p.m.

Broad Channel Happenings

Broad Channel Community Library
Grand Reopening Celebration
Broad Channel Community Library
16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard
March 6th, 11:00 a.m.

Music & Arts

The Brother’s Yee Band
Blackwater Inn
112-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
March 1st, 9:30 p.m.

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.

Wine With Sue Parade Day Show
The Wharf Bar & Grill
416 Beach 116th st
March 2nd, 4:00 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

BreezyGrass & Cat Cosmai
Grassy Point Bar & Grill
1802 Cross Bay Boulevard
March 8th, 9:00 p.m.

The Glenn Mohr Chorale Presents
A Passion Play for the Lenten Season
“It is Finished”
St. Thomas More Church
204-25 Rockaway Point Boulevard
March 10th, 3:00 p.m.

Washed Ashore Art Exhibit
See large scale murals created by local youth
in the RWA Aqua 101 summer program using
trash and recycled debris collected off the shores
of the Rockaway Peninsula.
Live music and family activities.
Queens Museum of Art
March 10th, 3:00 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 4, 1:30 p.m.

Sports Bits

JCCRP Basketball Program Registration
Fees must be paid by March 10th.
Boys 8-14 will play in the gym of
Beach Channel High School
Contact jccrpbasketball@gmail.com

Senior Happenings

JASA Senior Center
106-20 Shore Front Parkway
Open Sunday, March 10th 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m..
Breakfast & Lunch served.
Entertainment by Sugar Angel Entertainment.
Dancing and socialization. $2.00
Call 718-633-3044 for reservations.

JASA Senior Center
Hot Lunch every day, 12:00 pm

Senior Happenings

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 Avenue
Computer Class, 10:45 a.m.
Senior Fitness, 10:30 a.m.
Yoga, 11:15 am
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 UPK
Registration Now Open
Contact WestEndUPK@West-
917-853-4350 or 347-840-3710

Library Happenings

Peninsula Library Trailer

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Women’s History Month
Author Vivian Rattay Carter
presents vintage photographs and
tells the story of The Forgotten

Pioneers: Women of Rockaway
March 4th, 6:00 p.m.

Peninsula Book Club
Discuss “Tender is the Night”
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
March 11th, 6:30 p.m.

Chess/ Scrabble
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
4:00 p.m.

Video Game Club
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

Karaoke/ Open Mic
Fridays, 4:00 p.m.

Knitting Club
Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.

Writing Club
Thursdays, 2:00 p.m.

Children’s Craft Club
Fridays, 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Science Club
Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.

Children’s Afternoon Storytime
Monday, 3:30 p.m.

Far Rockaway Branch

1637 Central Avenue

Social Media for Beginners
Saturdays March 2nd, 2:00 pm

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
Thursday, March 14th, 1:30 p.m.

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

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