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Back-to-school drive for Boston Public Schools students

Calling all families of Boston Public Schools students! Do you need school supplies for this new school year? Join the Office of Public Service and Community Outreach at one of their back to school kickoff events!

At our back-to-school drives, we're handing out backpacks full of supplies. These events are on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also register for our raffle. Please remember to wear a mask and practice physical distancing.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE DATES:
  • Saturday, October 17, 1 - 3 p.m. at Norfolk Street Park in Mattapan
  • Sunday, October, 18, 1 - 3 p.m. at Justice Gourdin Park in Roxbury
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Justice Gourdin Park
Roxbury, MA 02119
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Public Service Office
Neighborhood:
Roxbury
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Back-to-school drive for Boston Public Schools students

Calling all families of Boston Public Schools students! Do you need school supplies for this new school year? Join the Office of Public Service and Community Outreach at one of their back to school kickoff events!

At our back-to-school drives, we're handing out backpacks full of supplies. These events are on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also register for our raffle. Please remember to wear a mask and practice physical distancing.

Back-to-school drive dates:
  • Saturday, October 17, 1 - 3 p.m. at Norfolk Street Park in Mattapan
  • Sunday, October, 18, 1 - 3 p.m. at Justice Gourdin Park in Roxbury
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Norfolk Street Park
Mattapan, MA 02119
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Public Service Office
Neighborhood:
Mattapan
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Franklin Park ecology small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Ecology analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Franklin Park connections small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's Connections analysis findings:

Register for the event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Franklin Park communities small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's History analysis findings.

Register for the event

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Franklin Park history small group discussion

We are diving deep into topic areas of the Franklin Park Action Plan with small group discussion sessions.

Join us for a discussion about the Franklin Park Action Plan's History analysis findings:

Register for the event

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Lauren Bryant
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Mark Juneteenth with 'Poetry as Protest'

The Partnership to Renew the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial (the Museum of African American History, Friends of the Public Garden, the National Park Service, the Friends of the Public Garden, and the City of Boston) is excited to join the Royall House and Slave Quarters in presenting a special Juneteenth program.

Juneteenth 2020 coincides with a pandemic within a pandemic: the challenge of COVID-19 and America’s reckoning with its history of racism. Black Lives Matter.

Beyond the renewal of an iconic monument, we partners seek to educate, inform, and convene community conversations and special programs exploring history, race, and social justice. We hope these dialogues will lead to greater understanding — and ultimately social change which is long overdue. 

Register for the event

Visit the website for more information about the Restoration of the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial on Boston Common.

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual via GoToWebinar
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Liz Sullivan
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Boston Public Schools virtual graduation for the Class of 2020

The virtual ceremony on June 13 will be broadcast in English and Spanish on WCVB Channel 5 at 7:30 p.m., and on Entravision Boston at 11 p.m.

The City of Boston will honor graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 and celebrate their accomplishments with a virtual graduation ceremony.

The ceremony will be hosted by Mayor Walsh, Superintendent Cassellius, and will feature Former United States Secretary of Education John King as the keynote speaker. You can watch the ceremony below:

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual ceremony
Broadcast in English and Spanish on WCVB Channel 5 at 7:30 p.m., and on Entravision Boston at 11 p.m.
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Mayor's Office
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Canceled:
BCYF Girls Open House

Reason for cancellation: Contact the organizer

Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact erika.butler@boston.gov.

12:00pm - 3:00pm
BCYF Vine Street Community Center
339 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02118
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Erika Butler
Neighborhood:
Citywide
Roxbury
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Acrobatics with Li Liu

Join us for a one-woman acrobatic performance with Li Liu.

You will learn about the history of acrobatics in China, which goes back more than 2,000 years, and some basic Chinese phrases. Li performs hand balances, plate spinning, ribbon dancing, diabolos, and foot juggling. A limited number of young volunteers get to join her to create an impromptu ribbon dance, and also to try their hand at plate spinning. 

Funding for this program was made possible by the Highland Street Foundation.

11:30am - 12:30pm
BCYF Roslindale Community Center
6 Cummins Highway
Boston, MA 02131
Price:
FREE
Contact:
BCYF Roslindale Community Center
Neighborhood:
Roslindale
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