BOLD TEENS

Loesch Park Family Fun Day | July 7

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will join Dorchester residents for the official unveiling of more than $1,000,000 in improvements to Dr. Loesch Family Park on Saturday, July 7, at 2 p.m. The reopening of Dr. Loesch Family Park will be combined with a Family Fun Day beginning at 11 a.m. organized by St. Mark’s Parish and sponsored by park partners Codman Square Neighborhood Council and BOLD Teens. >> Read More

Family Fun Days at Wainwright Park, Jul. 23, Aug. 6, Aug. 20

Family Fun DayEnjoy Family Fun Days in Wainwright Park this summer! The fun takes place on Saturdays July 23, August 6 and August 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family Fun Days are sponsored by St. Mark Parish and the City of Boston, with support from community organizations such as the BOLDTeens, local residents, and Area C-11 Police. These summer cookouts feature a DJ, games, sports, cotton candy, a moon bounce, and an ice cream truck. Food from the grill is provided, but those who are willing and able are asked  to bring some food to share (salad, fruit, side dish, or dessert).

Wainwright Park is located between Welles Avenue and Centre Street, surrounded by Melbourne, Brent, and Wainwright Street, one block from Shawmut T station. If you need more information, please contact St. Mark Rectory at 617-825-2852, ext. 19 or via email (wainwrightpark@gmail.com).

(Photo Credit: Dan Lundmark)

3rd Annual Outside Movie Night: Jul. 22, Jul. 29 & Aug. 12

Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey, B.O.L.D. Teens, and the Codman Square Neighborhood Council present Codman Square’s third annual Outside Movie Night series this July and August at the Second Church of the Nazarene in Dorchester.

The movies, which will be shown every Friday at 8:00 p.m. at 600 Washington Street in Codman Square, include Wall-E on July 22, Peter Pan on July 29, and Despicable Me on August 12. The Second Church of the Nazarene (44 Moultrie St., Dorchester) provides space on the side of its building for the movie’s projection and for community members to sit on the grass. In case of rain, movies will be shown inside Great Hall (6 Norfolk St.) across the street. >> Read More

BOLD (Breath Of Life Dorchester)

Phone: 

(617) 265-4189

Website: 
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Program runs throughout the year and includes weekend and evening hours.

Mission: 

We focus on environmental and social justice by identifying and addressing the safety and health concerns of our community through education, service and advocacy. We promote awareness, local action, and holistic thinking and address these concerns with healthy initiatives. Our fundamental principles are to: * Incorporate environmental and social justice concerns as a significant priority in public decision-making. * Seek alternative practices and procedures to minimize negative impacts on the environment. * Conserve natural resources and restore environmental quality. * Consider the social and economic impacts of the BOLD environmental and health policies and encourage a participatory process in developing these policies.

Location

Codman Square House
14 Euclid Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

FAMILY Inc. ACE/REEP, Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, B-SMART, Boston Urban Asthma Coalition, Codman Square Neighborhood Council, Codman Square Health Center, Dorchester House Multi Service Center, DotWell, Tobacco Free Mass, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, MassCOSH, Urban Ecology Institute, Youth Action Initiative, Youth In Action

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Stop by the BOLD Teens office on the bottom floor of the Codman Square Health Center to pick up and fill out an application to be a BOLD Teen. Application deadline is November 3rd, 2009.

Created: 
10/19/2009
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