Operation Santa Claus at JFK Airport, Port Authority Hanger #19: Over 4,000 special children are entertained in a hanger provided by the Port Authority Police. They are served snacks & refreshments, receive toys and watch Macy’s Santa Claus arrive via Delta Air Lines shuttle while they celebrate the season. It is a spectacular experience.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden: Over 4,000 special children are entertained by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth; toys are distributed.

Deno's Wonder Wheel, Coney Island, Brooklyn : Over 2,800 children enjoy games, rides and clowns at Brooklyn’s Coney Island.

In the Past: Astroland Amusement Park, Coney Island. We continue to thank the Alberts family for 40 years of love and dedication to our special children.

Adventurer's Family Entertainment Center: Special children enjoy games, rides, clowns.

In the Past: Nellie Bly AmusementPark. We continue to thank Gina Romano & Family for 40 years of love and dedication to our special children. A special thank you for donating to the the Community Mayors the Nellie Bly Train for our "Operation Santa Claus" party.

The New York Aquarium, Coney Island, Brooklyn: Special kids from all boroughs tour the flora and fauna of the sea world. There is a private show and a toy for every child.

The Bronx Zoo: Two thousand special children from the Bronx and Manhattan spend a fun-filled day at this world renown facility. 

The Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn: Special children enjoy visiting the animals and going on rides.

The Brooklyn & Queens Botanic Gardens: This event is especially enjoyed by the blind children. They are individually guided by the Botanic Gardens’ staff on how to pot a small plant, which they get to take home.

The Staten Island Zoo: Several hundred special childen enjoy the animals, clowns and a fun filled day.

Athletes and Kids at St. John's University: This is a hands on experience for the children to learn about team sports and get to participate on the court/field both individually and in small groups with Scholar-Athletes. Many of the St. John's University community have expressed a desire to also become Community Mayors/Associate Mayors upon graduation.

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum: Special children visit the famous aircraft carrier and experience an exciting day of “living history,” enjoy a movie, served lunch by McDonalds or Restaurants Associates and are entertained by clowns.

 Luna Park, Coney Island:  Special Children enjoy the rides, clowns and games in Brooklyn's Coney Island.


 Schedule of Events for Kids 2015

Children with tickets only.

If you don't have a ticket,
you will be turned away.

The safety of the children
comes first!

April 15th

St. John's Univ. Athletes & Kids         
Rain or Shine

April 24th

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Rain or Shine

MOVED TO FALL  Earth Day w/ Students from Poly Prep Country Day School At Shore Road Park at 90th St.,  Bay Ridge Brooklyn 

May 7th

 Luna Park Coney Island
May 14th Advenuturers' Family Entertainment  Center

May 28th

Prospect Park Zoo - Thursday

June 5th Deno's Wonder Wheel - Friday


NY Aquarium NOT UNTIL 2016



Bronx Zoo


Floyd Bennett Field Halloween Party

Dec. 9th

Operation Santa Claus

 Earth Day Celebration:  Our newest event Spring and again this Fall. Children with Special Needs get to get their hands dirty while planting and weeding at Shore Road Park. In addition students from Poly Prep  get to share the day assisting and caring for the children.  It's a learning and fun experience for all.

The Dominick Della Rocca Summer Camp Scholarship Fund: Each child awarded the scholarship attends a sleep away camp of their choice for one to three weeks. This teaches the children independence and builds their self esteem. Because of the success of this project, the Community Mayors is committed to its expansion. To see how you can help, visit our donations page. See more

   About Dominick Della Rocca, click here.