Designed to engage the public in understanding the potential eco-system that a well-informed community and healthy coastal environment can provide for themselves and their families.

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October 2017


Sandy Anniversary Planting & Clean Up

TIME: Saturday, October 21st, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Meet at Beach 44th St. and the Boardwalk

For the five year anniversary of Storm Sandy, RWA is bringing people of all ages together to create a natural protective buffer for the Rockaway community.

 As we learned from the storm, the natural vegetation and dunes that exist off our shores served as a protective buffer to the homes and businesses that exist in these areas. Many of these dunes were compromised by the storm and need to be replenished to be effective.

Families and people of all ages are welcome to participate in this dune restoration project. Students can receive community service hours. No registration is required. This event is rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.

Special thanks to NYC DEP, NYS DEC, and Patagonia for sponsoring this event.

November 2017


Rockaway Thanksgiving Feast

TIME: Saturday, November 18th, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) & RISE invite you to join us for a special Thanksgiving meal to give thanks and celebrate our amazing community of friends, family and neighbors. 

The meal is FREE to ALL* and will include Thanksgiving favorites prepared by our Rockaway partners:   

  • Breezy's BBQ
  • Caracas Rockaway
  • Diwa's Bread
  • Edgemere Farm
  • Goody's Chicken & Ribs
  • Oceanside Pies
  • Tacoway Beach

* ALL attendees must register in advance. 

Special thanks to the Levitt Foundation, L&M Development Partners and New York Community Trust for making this event possible. 


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