Posts Tagged: Events

  • Pawfest at Riis Park

    Pawfest at Riis Park

    Riis Park Beach Bazaar will host a Halloween pet costume contest this weekend. Sponsored by Riis Point Bar, Wild Feast Foods, and Rockapup, the Halloween Pawfest will kick off at noon on Saturday, October 31st, with the pet parade and free pumpkin carving. There will also be live music performances by The Supertones and The

  • Poseidon’s Parade

    Poseidon’s Parade

    Poseidon’s Parade, Rockaway’s inaugural “celebration of summer and the ocean,” went off without a hitch today. Under hazy but bright skies, ocean-themed revelers marched down the newly constructed stretch of boardwalk. The parade was led by local artist Geoff Rawling and the Rockaway Mermaid Brigade. More photos on flickr

  • Mardi Bra Night at CROM Physical Culture

    Mardi Bra Night at CROM Physical Culture

    CROM Physical Culture, along with Mary Beth Dawson and the Rockaway W.I.S.H. Foundation, are hosting a Ladies Night on Thursday, March 5th. Participants are asked to donate bras (new, with tags) or other feminine products, to benefit women in need. In return, you can take a free Shred! class or just mingle with a glass

  • Mark your calendar for Phil Collins Day

    Mark your calendar for Phil Collins Day

    Phil Collins Day is returning to Rockaway this month. According to their website, organizers will be holding a Viking funeral on Sunday, February 15th at 4.30pm, at Beach 90th Street and the ocean.

  • Rockapulco Run summer schedule

    Rockapulco Run summer schedule

    The Rockapulco Run summer series continues on Saturday July 12th, with the Firecracker 10 miler. The race kicks off at 8:30am at Beach 17th Street. Go here to sign up. The running club is also hosting a 5k on July 18th, and a half marathon on August 30th. The 27th Annual George Timmins Memorial Sugar

  • Rockaway Beach Irish Festival 2014

    The 2nd Annual Rockaway Beach/Breezy Point Irish Festival is scheduled for May 31st and June 1st. Located at Beach 100th Street and Shore Front Parkway, the festival promises a weekend full of Irish music, dancing, food and crafts. Black 47 will be headlining.

  • Jane’s Walk in Rockaway Beach

    Jane’s Walk is coming to Rockaway Beach on Saturday, May 3rd. The walking tour will be led by local historian Vivian Carter, and kicks off at 11am in front of Cuisine by Claudette on Beach 116th Street. Admission is free, but please RSVP to information@shopbeach116.com. Jane’s Walk is an annual event in cities across the

  • The waning days of Summer 2012

    The waning days of Summer 2012

    The September quickening is upon us, as unavoidable as any year gone by. The days are getting shorter, the breezes a bit cooler, kids are back to school and Kmart is stocked up on Christmas trees! Many of our summer visitors have gone back to their city abodes. But in Rockaway, there is still a