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Family Entertainment

Weekly Fitness Programs

Movie Nights

Recreational Programming

Pet-Friendly Events

Live Music

Urban Park Ranger Adventures

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Locations

Bayswater Park - Beach Channel Drive and Bay 32nd Street

Beach 30th Street Playground - Boardwalk and Beach 32nd Street

Beach 59th Street Playground - Boardwalk and Beach 59th Street

O’Donohoe Park - Boardwalk and Beach 17th Street

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Family Entertainment

Rockaway's International Children's Oay

Sunday, June 7th

10:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.

Beach Block — Beach 116th Street

Join us for a fun filled children's day! There will be Live Music, Entertainment, Folk Dance, Song Performances, Face Painting, Crafts for Kids, Beach Games, Jr. Rides, Carnival Attractions, Petting Zoo, International Foods, Vendors and Special Guest Appearances.

Puppets in the Park "Br'er Rabbit"

Tuesday, June 9th

9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

B.84th Street Playground off Shorefront Parkway

Br'er Rabbit is a classic American folktale about a trickster Rabbit, a sly fox, a lovable bear and a wise turtle. Children will love this production by the City Parks Foundation.

Family Fun Day

Saturday, June 14th

12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.

O'Donohue Park Beach 17th Street

Enjoy a night out with live music, games on,the beach and refreshments.

Puppets in the Park "Br'er Rabbit"

Tuesday, June 23rd

9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

B.17th St. off Seagirt Blvd

Br'er Rabbit is a classic American folktale about a trickster Rabbit, a sly fox, a lovable bear and a wise turtle. Children will love this production by the City Parks Foundation.

Rockstock and Barrels

Saturday, June 27th

2:00 noon — 6:00 p.m.

Beach 90th Street Skatepark and Surf Beach

Rockaway rocks with this 9th annual surf contest, vendors, skate and music festival. For more information visit Rockstocknyc.com.

Sponsored by Boarders Surf Shop and St. James Clothing Water Festival

Wednesday, July 22nd

11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Beach 108th (Seaside Playground)

Join us for a fun filled kid's day! There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, FDNY smokehouse, and giveaways.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich

Wayne "Superius" Garland- Magician, Ventriloquist, Comedian

Wednesday, July 29th
11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Beach 97th Street

Children will love this magical presentation starring Wayne "Superius" Garland, the original Hip Hop magician, Ventriloquist, Comedian.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich

Catskill Puppet Theater presents "The

Wednesday, August 5th
11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Beach 97th Street

Children will love this musical tale that features a multitude of masks, puppets and audience participation.

Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich
Water Festiva!

Friday, August 14th

11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Bayswater Park, B.32nd St.

Join us for a fun filled kids' day! There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, FDNY smokehouse, and giveaways.

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards
Honey Festival

Saturday, September 12th

10:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.

B.97th St and Shorefront Parkway

Join us for the 5th annual Honey Festival. Learn about and taste honey from NYC and beyond with kids' activities, beekeeping demos, a marketplace of bee-related products and much more. Fun filled day for the whole family.

Sponsored by Brooklyn Grange and Rockaway Beach Club LLC Rockaway Fall Festival

Sunday, October 18

12:00 noon -3:00 p.m.

Bayswater Park - B. 32nd Street Beach Channel Drive

The 9th Annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony and hayrides and entertainment.

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards

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Weekly Fitness Programs

Crom Physical. Culture Summer of Shred 2015 Bootcamp

Saturdays, May 30th — June 20th

8:00 a.m. — 8:45 a.m.

Beach 94th Street

Shred by Crom an outdoor beach bootcamp program that builds total body strength, endurance, balance and core stability for people of all ages and fitness levels! This training is friendly, dynamic, motivating and fun!

Liberty Summer Tip Off Presented by Chase

Wednesday, June 3rd
4:00 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.
Bayswater Park

Liberty Player will provide basic basketball skills clinic. Co-Ed Youth ages 9-14.

Saturdays, June 20th — Sept. 5th

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Beach 108th Street on the beach

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner Hatha Yoga class. Bring a mat, large towel or blanket.

fah; (3.e Up NYC: Zumb Fitness with Maxi

Tuesdays, June 30th — August 4th

7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

Beach 17th Street Performance Space

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin inspired dance steps.

Sponsored by Queens Public Library ConnectCare

Thursdays, July 2st — August 27th

7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

B.108 Street (Seaside Plgd)

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance which combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low

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Movie Nights

Movies begin at dusk (7:00 p.m.). You are welcome to bring a chair or blanket.

The Iron Giant

Tuesday, July 7th

B.17th Street O'Donohue Park Performance Space

Sponsored by New York Restoration project

Annie (2014)

Wednesday, July 22nd

Bayswater Park B.32nd and Beach Channel Drive

Sponsored by NYC Parks

Back to the Future 2

Tuesday, August 4th

B.17th Street O'Donohue Park Performance Space

Sponsored by New York Restoration project

Big Hero 6

Wednesday, August 12th

Bayswater Park B.32nd and Beach Channel Drive

Sponsored by NYC Parks.

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Recreational Programming

Playground Associates provide arts & crafts, games and sports activities.

Tuesday — Saturdays
2:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.

Locations:

Bayswater Park — Beach Channel Drive & Bay 32nd Street Beach 30th Street Playground — Boardwalk & Beach 32nd Street Beach 59th Street Playground — Boardwalk & Beach 59th Street

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Pet-Friendly Events

Saturday, May 30th

11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Rockaway Freeway Dog Park / Rockaway Freeway and Beach

Channel Drive at B.84th Street.

Free spaying / neutering (limited number), pet adoption, trick contest (12:00p.m), raffles and giveaways, for more information, visit Arfarfrockaway.org.

ice C' a

Sunday, August 9th

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Rockaway Freeway Dog Park / Rockaway Freeway and Beach

Channel Drive at B.84th Street.

Music, games, dog-friendly ice cream treats, and more! Giveaway bag for the first 25 people. Free / low cost spay/ neutering (limited). For more information, visit Arfarfrockaway.org

Canine Gosturne Carniv'

Saturday, October 31st

11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Rockaway Freeway Dog Park / Rockaway Freeway & Beach

Channel Drive at B.84th St.

Costume Contest for dogs with carnival games and photo booth and face painting.

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Live Music

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of free music and activities for the whole family.

Summer Sounds (Reggae)

Sunday, June 21st

6:00 p.m.

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk: Beach 94th Street

Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz and NYC Parks Lagond All-Stars Summer Concert

Sunday, June 28th

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

B.17th St. — O'Donohue Park Performance Space

Enjoy live jazz music with The Lagond All-Stars' pulsating afro-beat, high-impact stage show. !t's sophisticated with funky grooves!

Summer Sounds (Jazz/Blues)

Thursday, August 6th

7:00 p.m.

B.17th Street — O'Donohue Park Performance Space

Sponsored by NYC Parks & Queens College

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Urban Park Ranger Adventures

intermediate Canoeing

Sunday, June 28th

11:00 a.m.

Bayswater Park / Meet at B.35th Street and Beach Channel Drive

Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on a range of canoe adventures.

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