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Marionette Puppet Show Series - Charlestown

Parks Events Children and parents will enjoy entertaining and whimsical puppet shows that will “delight the child in everyone.” Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. The Marionette Puppet Show Series is sponsored by Holly & David Bruce. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM. Doherty Playground 349 Bunker Hill St Charlestown, MA 02129.

Yoga

Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM. Copley Branch - Boston Public Library 700 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Roche Community Center 1716 Centre St West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Jackson Mann Community Center 500 Cambridge St Allston, MA 02134.

Splash Dance Party

Parks Events Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Adults. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Park Event. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Mozart Park 10 Mozart St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Line Dancing

Parks Events Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through the end of August, weather permitting. Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Mildred Avenue Community Center 5 Mildred Ave Mattapan, MA 02126.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Mission Hill. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM. New England Baptist Hospital - Potter Conference Room 125 Parker Hill Ave Boston, MA 02120.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM. Adams Street Branch - Boston Public Library 690 Adams St Dorchester, MA 02122.

Arts in Residence Craft Workshop

Parks Events Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Riggold Playground 10 Ringgold St Boston, MA 02118.

T'ai Chi

Parks Events Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Youth Sports Night

Several years ago, in response to community concerns about street violence, FPC began Drop-in Youth Sports Nights with pick-up games and barbecue. Come out every Thursday afternoon (5-8) in July and August for games, free barbecue, and socializing! Phone: 6174424141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #22, #29, #44. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Sports. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. White Stadium Parking Lot Pierpont Rd Boston, MA 02130.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Hyde Park Community Center 1179 River St Hyde Park, MA 02136.

ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts Featuring The Soul City Band

Parks Events ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts featuring The Soul City Band. This performance is supported by The Dorchester Park Association. Phone: 6176354505. Contact: Mavrick Afonso. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Cedar Grove Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. Dorchester Park 2180 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Tito Puente Latin Music Series

Parks Events Tonight’s performance will feature Pedrito. This event is sponsored in part by Berklee College of Music and IBA, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Zumix, Hyde Square Task Force and Sociadad Latina. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. O’Day Playground 75 W Newton St Boston, MA 02118.

Marionette Puppet Show Series - East Boston

Parks Events Children and parents will enjoy entertaining and whimsical puppet shows that will “delight the child in everyone.” Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. The Marionette Puppet Show Series is sponsored by Holly & David Bruce. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM. East Boston Memorial Stadium Park 143 Porter St Boston, MA 02128.

Yoga

Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts Featuring Jazz At The Fort and The Jaleel Shaw Quartet

Parks Events ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts featuring Jazz At The Fort and The Jaleel Shaw Quartet. This performance is supported by Berklee College of Music and Discover Roxbury. Phone: 6176354505. Contact: Mavrick Afonso. Cost: 0. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Jackson Square Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 5:00 PM. Highland Park 58 Beech Glen St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:30 PM. Franklin Park, William Devine Club House Jewish War Veterans Dr Dorchester, MA 02124.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Mattapan

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Despicable Me II. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Monday, August 4, 2014, 8:00 PM. Almont Park 40 Almont St Mattapan, MA 02126.

Marionette Puppet Show Series - Dorchester

Parks Events Children and parents will enjoy entertaining and whimsical puppet shows that will “delight the child in everyone.” Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. The Marionette Puppet Show Series is sponsored by Holly & David Bruce. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 11:00 AM. Ronan Park 92 Mt Ida Rd Dorchester, MA 02122.

Line Dancing

Parks Events Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through the end of August, weather permitting. Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 6:30 PM. Paris Street Community Center 12 Paris St Boston, MA 02128.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Blackstone Community Center 50 W Brookline St Boston, MA 02118.

Dorothy Curran Concert Series Featuring Stardust

Parks Events Now celebrating 42 years as Boston’s longest-running outdoor concert series, these performances feature exciting, non-stop entertainment for music lovers of all ages. This series is presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department with title sponsorship from Bank of America and support night sponsors Michael Francis Cahill Fund/ City of Boston. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM. Boston City Hall Plaza 33 Congress St Boston, MA 02109.

T'ai Chi

Parks Events Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Youth Sports Night

Several years ago, in response to community concerns about street violence, FPC began Drop-in Youth Sports Nights with pick-up games and barbecue. Come out every Thursday afternoon (5-8) in July and August for games, free barbecue, and socializing! Phone: 6174424141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #22, #29, #44. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Sports. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. White Stadium Parking Lot Pierpont Rd Boston, MA 02130.

Tito Puente Latin Music Series

Parks Events Tonight’s performance will feature Frankie Rodriguez. This event is sponsored in part by Berklee College of Music and IBA, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Zumix, Hyde Square Task Force and Sociadad Latina. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 7:00 PM. O’Day Playground 75 W Newton St Boston, MA 02118.

Splash Dance Party

Parks Events Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Adults. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Park Event. Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Dorothy Curran Playground at Moakley Park 1005 Columbia Rd Boston, MA 02127.

Yoga

Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Roxbury/ South End

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: The Lego Movie. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. South End. Type of Event: Film. Monday, August 11, 2014, 8:00 PM. Ramsay Park 1917 Washington St Boston, MA 02118.

Line Dancing

Parks Events Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through the end of August, weather permitting. Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Marionette Puppet Show Series - Allston-Brighton

Parks Events Children and parents will enjoy entertaining and whimsical puppet shows that will “delight the child in everyone.” Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. The Marionette Puppet Show Series is sponsored by Holly & David Bruce. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 11:00 AM. Shubow Park 1825 Commonwealth Ave Brighton, MA 02135.

T'ai Chi

Parks Events Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Youth Sports Night

Several years ago, in response to community concerns about street violence, FPC began Drop-in Youth Sports Nights with pick-up games and barbecue. Come out every Thursday afternoon (5-8) in July and August for games, free barbecue, and socializing! Phone: 6174424141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #22, #29, #44. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Sports. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. White Stadium Parking Lot Pierpont Rd Boston, MA 02130.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Curley Community Center - Senior Center South Boston, MA.

Tito Puente Latin Music Series

Parks Events Tonight’s performance will feature Edwin Pabon. This event is sponsored in part by Berklee College of Music and IBA, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Zumix, Hyde Square Task Force and Sociadad Latina. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 7:00 PM. Mozart Park 10 Mozart St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Yoga

Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 16, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - South Boston

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Rudy. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Monday, August 18, 2014, 8:00 PM. Medal of Honor Park/ M Street Park 775 E 1st St Boston, MA 02127.

Boston's Children's Festival

Parks Events Families will enjoy a fun-filled day of activities including science experiments as part of the ParkSCIENCE series. In addition, children will spark their creativity arts and crafts workshops and entertainment by Rosalita’s Puppets. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy an educational and artistic afternoon hosted in partnership with Franklin Park Coalition, ReadBoston, Science from Scientists and more. Sponsored in part by Polar Beverages. The rain date for this event is Wednesday, August 20th. Phone: (617) 635-4500. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games/Gaming. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:00 AM. Franklin Park 1 Columbia Road Entrance Dorchester, MA 02121.

Marionette Puppet Show Series - Dorchester

Parks Events Children and parents will enjoy entertaining and whimsical puppet shows that will “delight the child in everyone.” Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. The Marionette Puppet Show Series is sponsored by Holly & David Bruce. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:00 PM. Franklin Park 1 Columbia Road Entrance Dorchester, MA 02121.

ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts Featuring The Sugar Babies Band

Parks Events ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts featuring The Sugar Babies Band. This performance is supported by Roslindale Village Main Street. Phone: 6176354505. Contact: Mavrick Afonso. Cost: 0. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Roslindale. MBTA: Roslindale Village. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 7:00 PM. Fallon Field 910 South St Roslindale, MA 02131.

Line Dancing

Parks Events Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through the end of August, weather permitting. Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Dorothy Curran Concert Series Featuring Charlie Thomas' Drifters

Parks Events Now celebrating 42 years as Boston’s longest-running outdoor concert series, these performances feature exciting, non-stop entertainment for music lovers of all ages. This series is presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department with title sponsorship from Bank of America and support night sponsors Michael Francis Cahill Fund/ City of Boston. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 7:00 PM. Boston City Hall Plaza 33 Congress St Boston, MA 02109.

T'ai Chi

Parks Events Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - West Roxbury

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Frozen. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 8:00 PM. Hynes Field 502 VFW Pkwy West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Yoga

Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Allston

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Planes. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Film. Monday, August 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. Ringer Park 105 Allston St Allston, MA 02134.

Line Dancing

Parks Events Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through the end of August, weather permitting. Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Dorchester

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Monsters University. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 8:00 PM. Town Field Park 1545 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02122.

T'ai Chi

Parks Events Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Yoga

Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Boston Common

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Jaws. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Film. Friday, September 5, 2014, 8:00 PM. Frog Pond 1 Charles St Boston, MA 02114.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Christopher Columbus Park 200 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Jamaica Pond Boathouse 507 Jamaicaway Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Roslindale

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: The Nut Job. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Film. Friday, September 12, 2014, 8:00 PM. Adams Park 4225 Washington St Roslindale, MA 02131.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Christopher Columbus Park 200 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Jamaica Pond Boathouse 507 Jamaicaway Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Boston Common

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: Frozen. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Film. Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:00 PM. Frog Pond 1 Charles St Boston, MA 02114.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Savin Hill Park 25 Caspian Way Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Belle Isle Marsh, East Boston Bennington St Boston, MA 02128. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Mayor Walsh's Movie Nights - Hyde Park

Parks Events Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Mayor Martin J Walsh’s Movie Nights presented in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. Tonight’s feature: The Greatest Game Ever Played. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Film. Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. The George Wright Golf Course 420 West St Boston, MA 02136.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Savin Hill Park 25 Caspian Way Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Watercolor Painting Workshop

Parks Events Phone: 617-961-3051. Contact: Lauren Patrick. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Belle Isle Marsh, East Boston Bennington St Boston, MA 02128. For more info visit www.facebook.com.