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REACH Coalition Meeting | July 7

The REACH Coalition Meeting takes place on July 7 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester). Support your community and share your thoughts! Discussions will take place on racism, health impacts, racial justice and health equity in the city of Boston. For more information, please call 617-534-2291.

Summer in Franklin Park! | July 3 & July 5

July 3 from 12:30am  to 1:30pm: Tai Chi at Golf Clubhouse! All ages are welcome to join Master Heg from the Roxbury Tai Chi Academy for this life changing class!

July 5 from 10am to 11am: Yoga on Schoolmaster Hill! Mats are available, or bring your own! Relaxing and mind-easing yoga!

BCYF Neighborhood Block Parties | July 10 to Aug 21

Boston Centers for Youth & Family (BCYF) is hosting a number of block parties around Boston in July and August. Bring your friends and family to a party on one of these fun Thursday nights from 5pm to 7pm. Activities will include an obstacle course, a DJ, ice cream, arts & crafts, a petting zoo, swimming, a cookout and MORE! For more info, please call  617-635-4920 x2213. See below for dates:


July 10: BCYF Holland Community Center, 85 Olney Street,

July 17: BCYF Clougherty Pool, Bunker Hill Street,

July 23: BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center, 1 Worrell Street,
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Artist in Residence Craft Workshops | July 8

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program presents a series of workshops that give kids the opportunity to express their creativity while working on fun projects with local artists. This workshop will go from 9am to noon at 1565 Dorchester Ave. Participation is free and all materials are provided, but young children must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, please call (617) 635-4505.

Summer Events at Fields Corner | July & August

All events take place at 1520 Dorchester Ave in Dorchester.

For more information (for any event) please contact 617-436-2155 or cdye@bpl.org.



Date: Thursday, July 10th
Start and Finish Times: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Name of Event: Historic New England: Historic Toys

Description of Event: How did children have fun before computer chips, batteries, or electricity? Historic New England will be here to help children explore toys and games from the past, discover how they work, and make one to keep.  >> Read More

Scoops 'N Hoops: Food For Thought Cookout | July 26

Youth in Crisis presents Scoops 'N Hoops: The 9th Annual Food For Thought Cookout. This is a community event taking place from 10am to 4pm at Mildred Middle Community Center! This fun filled day includes free food, basketball, trophies and ice cream! For more info, please call 774-244-7015 or email yicmyouth@yahoo.com.

End of Time Performance | July 31

On July 31, Ashmont Hill Chamber Music will host a very special event. Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time will be performed by three time Grammy nominated clarinetist Todd Palmer, two time Grammy nominated violinist Jesse Mills,  pianist Rieko Aizawa from the Horszowski Trio, and cellist Julia Bruskin from the Claremont Trio. The pre-concert lecture goes from 6:30pm to 7:00pm. The concert starts at 7:00pm and finishes around 9:00pm. This performance will take place at First Parish (535 Canton Ave in Milton). Tickets available HERE. For more info, please call 617-680-7542 or email ahcmboard@gmail.com.

Immigration Advice | July through December

Are you new to Boston? Get some advice! The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians are offering Free Immigration Advice at Boston City Hall over the next several months (dates below)! Advice sessions will go from noon to 2pm at Boston City Hall (Room 804). For more info, call 617-635-2980.


July 9 & 23

August 6 & 20

September 3 & 17

October 1 & 15

November 5 & 19

December 3 & 17

Codman Square Farmers' Market | Saturdays

The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (Corner of Washington Street & Talbot Ave). Don't miss out on fruit, veggies, bread, herbs, crafts, picnics, fresh fish, entertainment, food demos, walking groups and more! WIC, Senior Coupons, EBT, Debit Cards & Credit Cards are accepted! Save up to $10 when you use EBT! For more info, visit FACEBOOK or email codmansquaremarket@gmail.com.

Friends of Ronan Park Meeting | July 1

Following the Kite & Art Festival on June 28th, Friends of Ronan Park is hosting a meeting at the Bowdoin Street Health Center on July 1st from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. During this meeting, plans for monthly park clean-ups and movie nights will be discussed. There will also be a park safety update. Are you a member of the Ronan Park community? Get more involved! Join the email list for information about upcoming meetings and events at info@friendsofronanpark.org. For more info, visit www.friendsofronanpark.org.

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