Mayor Walsh

Boston Caribbean Carnival | Aug. 27

The parade begins from Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury, off Warren Street. The bands and their masqueraders adorn the street with spetacualr colrs and sounds that signal the arrival ofcarnival. The parade proceeds along Warren Street thorugh Grove Hall then onto Dorchester's Franklin Park with followers in tow. Spectators lined te streets to witness the enourmous spectacles as it unfolds. So many children and adluts dance the street all day long. You will observe happiness and excitement. Nearly one million people compromised of diversity engage in the day's festivities, singing and dancing and having a great time!

When: August 27 at 1pm

Where: Begins on Martin Luther King Blvd continued onto Blue Hill Ave. 



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ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival | Aug. 23

Children and families from throughout Boston have the opportunity to participate in a variety of free activities from various exhibitors including Cambridge Science on the Street, a show by Rosalita’s Puppets, ParkARTS arts and crafts, the Bubble Guy, ReadBoston Storymobile, Mass Hort, Boston Children’s Museum, New England Aquarium, and more.  

The August 23 event will also include book giveaways from the ReadBoston Storymobile, exploring a Boston Fire Department fire truck, identification kits from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, a visit from the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit, face painting, dance performances, and free treats and giveaways from HP Hood LLC, Polar Beverages, the movie “Storks,” and Magic 106.7.   

When: Tuesday August 23, from 10am to 1pm >> Read More

National Night Out

"Come Out, Join In & Celebrate!"

Meet Mayor Walsh, Police Commissioner Evans, and BPD Command Staff! 

Free kids' activities, food and entertainment! Awards for Boston's crime watch groups!

Check or contact your district CSO for location information.



Monday, August 1st, 2016


3:00 – 5:00PM: Brighton (D-14) - Brighton Commons (Academy Hill Rd/Chestnut Hill Ave)  

3:00 - 5:00 PM: Hyde Park (E-18) – Iacona Field (Readville St & Milton St.)  

4:30-  8:00 PM: Roslindale (E-5) – Adams Park (Washington St.)  >> Read More

Anyone Can Be A Hero - Free Naloxone Training | March 2, 2017

Trainings include:

  • How to identify signs and symptoms of overdose
  • How to respond to an overdose(including Good Samaritan Law and nasal Naloxone/Narcan)
  • Connecting with community recovery resources


Thursdays March 2nd



637 Washington St, Boston, MA 02124



Mayor Walsh’s Movie Nights

Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights, part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program, will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy popular films under the night skies in city parks in August and September. 

All shows begin at dusk (approximately 7:45 p.m.)

Dates, locations, and movies are as follows:

Monday, August 8

Almont Park, Mattapan

“The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water


Thursday, August 11

M Street/Medal of Honor Park, South Boston



Monday, August 15

Ringer Playground, Allston

 “Shaun The Sheep”


Wednesday, August 17

Eden Street, Charlestown

“The Good Dinosaur”


Thursday, August 18

Fallon Field, Roslindale >> Read More

Dorchester Neighborhood Night | June 9

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Summer is around the corner and it's time to celebrate! Join Onein3 in Dorchester for their June edition of Neighborhood Nights!  Celebrate the sunshine with a casual night of drinks, conversation and community building.  

This month Onein3 is partnering with Read Boston, the city's only comprehensive early literacy program, to host a book drive for young Bostonians ages 3-8.  Take a walk down memory lane and bring your favorite book as a kid, or choose from a list of suggested books

Look forward to seeing you all there! 


When: Tuesday, June 9th


Where: The Blarney Stone

1505 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

To register/ For more info:


Mayor Walsh Announcement at The Dimock Center | May 20

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Boston--Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts Foundation and Dimock Community Health Center in releasing a report on substance abuse addiction and prevention, which will serve as a blueprint for the Mayor's Office of Recovery Services.


When: Wednesday, May 20th


Where: Dimock Community Health Center, 55  Dimock Street

Cheney Building 4th Floor, Roxbury, MA 02119

For more info: Contact Katie Gallagher, 617-442-8800 x 1285 Cell: 617-777-5826
Email address:


Fair Housing Art Contest | NOW until March 1

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 Mayor Marty Walsh welcomes students grades 1-12 to create a work of art and win prizes! All artwork must represent the theme surrounding Fair Housing which is "opening doors for all."

Acceptable mediums of art include:

posters- 22"x28"with paint, water color, color pencils, markers, etc

paintings- 16"x20" canvas or 22"x28 poster paper

collages- 22"x28"

to submit: email


The top 3 winners will receive prizes, from iPads to gift cards and more!

Finalists will be invited to an award ceremony in April


*All entries must be submitted by March 1st for consideration. 

A Neighborhood Get Together With Mayor Walsh | Oct. 20

A Neighborhood Get Together With Mayor Walsh

Monday, October 20, 2014 
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Florian Hall 
55 Hallet Street 
Dorchester, Massachusetts 
Suggested Contribution: 
$25 ~ $50 ~ $100 ~ $250 
Online Contributions may be made at:

Citywide Community Yard Sale | June 28 & 29

Mayor Walsh presents Boston's first Citywide Community Yard Sale which will take place on June 28 and 29. This event will be organized by Greenovate Boston. Greenovate Boston seeks to promote the reuse and recycling of goods as well as the reduction of bulk waste sent to the curb. Mayor Walsh said that "Yard sales are a great way for residents to divert waste, save money, and even get to know your neighbors better." Residents can participate by hosting a yard sale on June 28 or 29, and register online at Via this website, shoppers will be able to see a map of all the yard sales being held that weekend across the city, and preview items for sale. >> Read More

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