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VW Dome 2: 7th Annual Earth Day Rockaway

Saturday, May 4, 2013

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the NYC Parks Department for a day of fun at the VW Dome 2 and by the Rockaway beach with free activities and programs for families and kids of all ages. This year's event will include: Live music by Il Collectivo, recycling olympics, mock dolphin rescue from the Riverhead Foundation, kite-making, composting, face painting, raptor demonstration, firehouse safety obstacle course, surf fishing, soil remediation workshops, free DOT bike helmet giveaways and art and crafts activities to learn how to better appreciate and conserve the earth's resources.

All activities are free and intended to raise awareness of the natural resources along the Rockaway shoreline.

Location

Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway in Rockaway Beach Accessible
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Location Details:
The VW Dome 2 is a temporary installation located at Shore Front Parkway between B. 94th and B. 95th Streets.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

MoMA PS1, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, NYC Parks

Categories

Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids

Directions to Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The area of Rockaway Beach from Beach 116th Street to Beach 109th Street will be temporarily closed as the US Army Corps of Engineers begins sand moving operations. Once work begins in this area, we expect the closure to last approximately one week.

More information about the Army Corps’ work to replenish Rockaway Beach is available on their NY District website.


BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Work is starting on the Rockaway Boardwalk Reconstruction Project. Read our April 2014 update for more information.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

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    63°F
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  • Mon

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