Friends of Ronan Park

Ronan Park Kite Festival | June 25

Fly kites, make art, meet neighbors, and have fun! Come early the first 25 kites are Free! Free Food and drinks are available! Everyone is welcome! 

When: Saturday, June 25 at 10 AM - 1 PM

Where: Ronan Park
135 Adams St, Dorchester, Massachusetts 02122

Friends of Ronan Park first meeting of the year! | April 7

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Get ready for a beautiful spring in Ronan Park! Come to the first meeting of the year! FoRP will be discussing plans for the Boston Shines Park Cleanup in early May, and the return of your favorite park events: Movie Nights, the Kite Festival, and more!


When: Tuesday April 7th


Where: Bowdoin Street Health Center

230 Bowdoin St, Dorchester

For more info: email


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 For more info, visit

Kite & Art Festival | June 28

The Friends of Ronan Park present a Kite & Art Festival on June 28 from 10am to 1pm at Ronan Park in Dorchester. Fly kites, make art, meet neighbors and have fun! Make sure you arrive early - the first 25 kites are free! This event will include FREE food and drinks. Email Friends of Ronan Park for more info... If you belong to a neighborhood organization, and would like to have a table at the festival, please email

Ronan Park and Community Hub Clean Up | May 3

Join Boston Shines on Saturday, May 3 for a Ronan Park Clean Up and Raffle. Join your neighbors for the annual Boston Shines Ronan Park Clean Up. T-shirts, gloves, and tools for cleaning the park will be provided. Volunteers should meet at the flagpole in the park to receive their assignments. Each volunteer that participates will receive a free raffle ticket for a brand new iPod shuffle! The park cleanup will take place from 9 am until Noon followed by refreshments and the raffle from Noon until 1 pm.

Join the Dorchester Community Food Co-op to help spruce up the Community Hub space located at the corner of Bowdoin and Topliff Streets. The co-op uses this pace for their summer activities, including their Fresh Friday Community Supported Cafe in August. Come meet new neighbors and see those you haven’t seen all winter while helping plant, paint, clean, and weed.

Friday Night Movie @ Ronan Park | August 17

The movie "Madagascar" was chosen for the next movie night. Visit Ronan Park at 8pm on August 17 to watch the movie under the stars. Free snacks and drinks will be provided while they last. At the end of the movie, one lucky raffle winner will recieve the "Madagascar" DVD. Make sure you bring something to sit on! For more info, visit

Ronan Park Summer Festival | June 22

On Friday, June 22, the Friends of Ronan Park will be hosting a Family Festival! Celebrate summer in your local park with neighbors and a variety of fun activities. At 6:00 pm there will be a cookout, games, face painting, and maybe even juggling demos! The event is free of cost. For more information, contact Friends of Ronan Park at You can visit the group on the web at To get involved, visit their monthly meeting at the Bowdoin Street Health Center, at 6:30 pm the first Tuesday of every month!

Friends of Ronan Park Monthly Meeting | April 3

This month's Friends of Ronan Park meeting was held at the Bowdoin Street Health Center. About 10 people were in attendance. The meeting began with a report from C-11's Safe Streets Team. Planning for Boston Shines was also discussed. The group will be in contact with the city to decide what materials they will need for the event. The group held an iPod Shuffle raffle last year, and the raffle was successful. The family festival is scheduled for Friday, June 22.

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Friends of Ronan Park Meeting Oct. 4

Friends of Ronan Park will be holding their monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 4th at the Bowdoin Street Health Center. Plans for the fall will be discussed, including movie nights, graffiti awareness, and more! Pizza will be served.  For more information about the organization visit

Neighborhood Yard Sale in Ronan Park, May 28

Yard Sale!Ronan Park area residents and casual shoppers: join the Friends of Ronan Park for a neighborhood yard sale on Saturday, May 28th! De-clutter and make some extra money while getting to know your neighbors around Ronan Park. All households are invited to participate - no reservation required!

Saturday, May 28th
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Yard sales throughout the neighborhood.
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.: Free Neighborhood Barbecue in Ronan Park.

If you would like to have your house's yard sale included on the neighborhood map, please contact Megan at

(Rain date: Saturday, June 4th.)

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