December 13


What’s Happening

December 13, 2023

Vol. 103 No. 50

Thursday, December 14th

69th Precinct Sector B Build the Block Meeting

Consuming Fire Ministries, 9623 Avenue L – 7 p.m.

Discuss public safety concerns affecting Sector B.


Saturday, December 16th

69th Precinct Community Council Toy Giveaway

69th Precinct, 9720 Foster Avenue – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Saturday, December 16th

Off the AVE Foundation Annual Toy Giveaway Party

Hosted by Black Chip Kin Clothing

Canarsie Library, 1580 Rockaway Parkway – 1 to 5 p.m.

Call 929-340-0082 for more info.


Saturday, December 16th

Kings Plaza – Canarsie Kiwanis Presents Winter Wonderland

Bayview Community Center, 5955 Shore Parkway – 4 p.m.

Free for all children ages 3-12

Movie, snacks, cookies, cocoa, gifts, Santa and fun!

Reservations are a must!  Email to confirm how many children and their ages: or


Sunday, December 17th

Senator Roxanne Persaud Toy Distribution and More!

1222 East 96th Street – 2 to 5 p.m.

Ages:  Toddlers to 14 years old

Child must be present – while supplies last.

Bring your camera and take a picture with Santa!


Tuesday, December 19th

John Malone Community Center Holiday Lighting

2331 Bergen Avenue – 3:45 p.m.

Caroling, ornament decorating, hot chocolate and refreshments.

Performances by P.S. 312, P.S. 236 and I.S. 78 students


Tuesday, December 19th

Christmas Tree Party for Ukrainian Refugees

3586 Nostrand Avenue – 7 p.m.

For children 3 years and older

For more info, call 917-586-1167


Canarsie Merchants Association Events


Wellness Wednesdays – 12 to 2 p.m.

Capital One Bank – 1425 Rockaway Parkway

Food distribution, weekly Resource Fair, drop off food scraps


Crochet in Canarsie – Saturdays

Canarsie Library – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

1580 Rockaway Parkway

Learn crochet basics.  All materials provided.


Jamaica Bay Friends Group Craft Club

Jamaica Bay Library – 9727 Seaview Avenue

Join the craft group on Thursdays from 5:15 to 7 p.m.

Needlepoint, crochet, knitting, latch hook, etc.

Bring your own materials and supplies.

Call 718-241-3571 for more info.


Friends of Jamaica Bay Library

The Friends Group is looking for dedicated volunteers to support

Branch services for the community, including crafts, STEM

classes, a book club, yoga, computer coding and more.  Call Cathy

at 347-794-7075 ( or Harold at 917-592-5875

( for more info.

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