2013-03-15 / Community


Sandy Sessions

Stewardship Sunday
Help clean the Rockaway shoreline
and help with coastal restoration
project to restore dunes.
Firehouse 59
58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
@ Beach 59th Street
March 17th, 10:00 a.m.

Special Initiative For Rebuilding
& Resiliency Public Workshops
Discussion on how NYC can be more
resilient after Sandy and for the
SIRR Far Rockaway
Public Workshop
PS/MS 43
160 Beach 29th Street
March 18th, 7:30 p.m.

Senator Smith “Hurricane
Sandy” Town Hall Meeting
Federal Aid may be coming to NY for
Sandy. Come out and share how the
funding should address the needs of
the Community.
Peninsula Preparatory Academy
611 Beach 19th Street
March 27th, 7: 00 p.m.

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

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

Hurricane Sandy Book Drive &
Free books available
209 Beach 101st 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.
for more information or to donate.

Community Meetings

Belle Harbor Property
PS 114
April 23rd, 7:00 p.m.

Just for Fun

Hurricane Sandy Survivor’s and
Volunteer’s Surf Movie Party
Gotham Surf Company presents two
surf movies, “This Time Tomorrow”
& “Immersion.”
Free event. Special raffles with
proceeds benefitting the Graybeards.
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street
March 15th, 8:00 p.m.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Rockaway WISH
T-Shirt Art Contest
Students Support the Rockaways
Open to students K-8 in Breezy
Point, Broad Channel & Rockaway
Artwork must be submitted on
11” x 8.5” white paper.
Theme is “Sandy Recovery”
Use no more than 5 colors,
markers recommended.
Print child’s name, age, address,
parent’s name & contact number
on back.
Mail entries to:
WISH Art Contest
533 Beach 126th Street
Belle Harbor, NY 11694

Rockapulco Run Spring 10K
Rockaway Park
April 28th, 9:30 a.m.
Register at Rockapulcorun.com

Broad Channel

Helping You Recover from Sandy
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Project
Hope Supportive groups counseling
will be provided on an ongoing basis.
Broad Channel Library
Mondays & Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.
Call (718) 474-2082 for questions.

Long Beach Bits

Project Hope Counselors
St. Ignatius Martyr Church
722 W. Penn St, Long Beach
Mondays, 7:00 p.m.

Long Beach High School
322 Lagoon Drive West, Room 274
Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.

St. Mary of the Isle Church,
Park Avenue & Monroe Blvd
Fridays, 1:00 p.m.

Music & Arts

KIDS Art Workshop
For Kids 5-13
183 Beach 96th Street
March 17th, 12:00 p.m.
Call 347-846-0600 to RSVP.

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 pm
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.

Roy Reuther Senior Center
711 Seagirt Avenue
St. Patrick’s Day Party
March 15th, 11:00 a.m.
Mondays & Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.
Crochet Class
Thursdays & Fridays, 2:00 p.m.
Mondays, 10:30 a.m. & Wednesdays,
2:00 p.m.
Project Hope
Tuesdays, 1:15 a.m.
Choral Group
Mondays at 1:30 p.m.
Zumba Gold Class
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.

School Events

West End Temple Nursery School

& Free UPK Registration
Registration Now Open
Contact WestEndUPK@West-
917-853-4350 or 347-840-3710

St. Edmund Preparatory High
Celebrates 80th Anniversary
The Most Reverend Frank J.
Caggiano, Vicar General celebrates a
special Anniversary Liturgy
Alumni interested in attending,
contact Grace Carey 718-743-6100
ext. 5080
St. Edmund Church
1902 Avenue T, Brooklyn
April 12th, 11:00 a.m.

80th Anniversary Gala
and Emmaus Society Induction
Honorees are James P. Benson,
Mabel H. Chin, Blasé J. Davie,
James F. McElory, Jr., James
Wilkens, Esq. and Msgr. Thomas F.
Noonan, posthumously.
For tickets contact Joanne Wright at
718-743-6100 ext. 5083
April 19th, 7:00 p.m.
Russo’s on the Bay
162-45 Crossbay Boulevard

Gateway Happenings

“The Flying Irishman” – The
Flight of Douglas “Wrong Way”
Join a park ranger for a presentation
and discussion of one of the most
colorful pilots in aviation history.
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
March 17th, 1:00 p.m.

Spring Peepers
Join a ranger to discover these tiny
but fascinating tree frogs on a stroll
to Big John’s Pond.
Bring a Flashlight
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
March 21st, 6:30 p.m.

Have a Hoot With a Ranger
Junior Rangers are invited to an owl
adventure. Learn about owls and
their habitat through a hike and an
owl pellet investigation.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
March 23rd, 2:00 p.m.

Jamaica Bay Origami
Create origami animals found
in Jamaica Bay.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
March 24th, 2:00 p.m.

Woodcock Watch
Wait and watch in the dusk for
American woodcocks and their
amazing flying tricks.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
March 26th, 6:00 p.m.

Moon Shine
Enjoy the night as a ranger guides
you along the Jamaica Bay Wildlife
Refuge trail on a full moon night.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
March 27th, 7:00 p.m.

Spring Surprises
Seek out some springtime surprises
on this family-friendly, heart-healthy,
nature walk, including a plant that
has been used as makeup, flowers
that have gone to war and many
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
March 28th, 10: 30 a.m.

Library Happenings

Peninsula Library Trailer

92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd

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

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

Third Grade Spelling Bee
Please register in advance.
Tuesday, March 19th, 4:00 p.m.

The Wave is looking to build
on our calendar

Have an event that might be of interest to our readers? We’re looking for Sandy-related happenings, donation events, important community meetings, music and art events, fun gatherings, Gateway events, Parks- sponsored events, Senior happenings and other ideas. Contact kmcfadden@rockawave.com

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