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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November 2017


Rockaway Thanksgiving Feast: SOLD OUT

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 for each person

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

January 2018


NYC Master Composter Certificate Course

TIME: Every Saturday, Jan 6th - Feb 24th, 10:00 - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

The NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Program is an advanced composting course that trains a select group of New Yorkers every year to support, develop, and maintain community-based compost projects across all five boroughs.

The course requires 24 hours of classroom instruction, two field trips, 30 hours of compost related fieldwork, and a final project.

Registration deadline is 11/27

Find more information and the application at: http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/zerowaste/residents/


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