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Parks Fall Fitness: Strength and Conditioning class

Participate in FREE fitness classes offered by one of our certified instructors. Our classes are a partnership between the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Boston Public Health Commission. The series is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

October 8, 2022
  • 8:00am - 9:00am
    Repeats weekly on Saturday, starting from October 8, 2022, until November 19, 2022
  • Harambee Park
    930 Blue Hill Avenue
    Dorchester, MA 02124
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Jennifer Misiaszek
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
    Dorchester
  • Posted:
2022-10-08T08:00:00 - 2022-11-19T09:00:00

This all-levels class is designed to increase physical strength and mobility through bodyweight exercises! The circuit style workouts will work all major muscle groups so you feel it from head to toe. All movements will have modifications to progress down or up depending on how you feel.

Click the link below to sign up for the class on Eventbrite. This will allow you to add it to your calendar and receive updates if there are changes or cancellations.

Register for class here

October 8, 2022
  • 8:00am - 9:00am
    Repeats weekly on Saturday, starting from October 8, 2022, until November 19, 2022
  • Harambee Park
    930 Blue Hill Avenue
    Dorchester, MA 02124
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Jennifer Misiaszek
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
    Dorchester
  • Posted:
2022-10-08T08:00:00 - 2022-11-19T09:00:00
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Hike Boston Franklin Park

Hike Boston is a week-day day-time hiking series where we invite you to join us for a walk in one of Boston's parks or urban wilds.

September 28, 2022
2022-09-28T11:00:00 - 2022-09-28T12:30:00

Boston Park Rangers, Urban Wilds staff, and Parks employees will provide formal and informal discussions or tours during the hikes. Some hikes may be more focused on taking a walk in the park, while others may be more informational.

Hikes will explore different wilderness or park areas of Boston. Hikes will take place primarily on unpaved paths. Programs will last about one hour and length may vary.

This event is an interpretive program - a tour led by a Boston Park Ranger.

For more information visit the Hike Boston home page.

Hike Boston September 28, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. | Franklin park Ruins Tour | Pierpont Road (near rear entrance of the zoo) | Boston, MA 02121

September 28, 2022
2022-09-28T11:00:00 - 2022-09-28T12:30:00
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Hike Boston - Allandale Woods

Hike Boston is a week-day day-time hiking series where we invite you to join us for a walk in one of Boston's parks or urban wilds.

October 17, 2022
2022-10-17T10:00:00 - 2022-10-17T11:00:00

Hike Boston Allandale Woods promo with image of people walking.

Boston Park Rangers, Urban Wilds staff, and Parks employees will provide formal and informal discussions or tours during the hikes. Some hikes may be more focused on taking a walk in the park, while others may be more informational.

Hikes will explore different wilderness or park areas of Boston. Hikes will take place primarily on unpaved paths. Programs will last about one hour and length may vary.

This hike through the Urban Wilds and may be a longer distance.

For more information visit the Hike Boston home page.

October 17, 2022
2022-10-17T10:00:00 - 2022-10-17T11:00:00
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Mayor's Cup Adult Pickleball Championship Tournament

Join us to support Boston's elite pickleball players as they compete to crown a champion in the first annual Mayor's Cup Adult Pickleball Championship Tournament.

October 1, 2022
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • South Street Mall
    52 South Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Mavrick Afonso
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
    Jamaica Plain
  • Posted:
2022-10-01T08:00:00 - 2022-10-01T16:00:00

Registration starts at 8 a.m. First round begins at 9 a.m.

This event is sponsored by P&G Gillete and Insight.

October 1, 2022
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • South Street Mall
    52 South Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Mavrick Afonso
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
    Jamaica Plain
  • Posted:
2022-10-01T08:00:00 - 2022-10-01T16:00:00
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'Souledad' Mural Celebration

Join us in celebrating the new mural "Souledad" by artist Victor "Marka27" Quiñonez!

October 1, 2022
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Washington Manor
    1701 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02118
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture
  • Neighborhood:
    South End
  • Posted:
2022-10-01T12:00:00 - 2022-10-01T14:00:00

The City of Boston commissioned Victor "Marka27" Quiñonez to create the mural "Souledad" at Washington Manor in the South End as part of the Transformative Public Art Program. Join the artist, the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, the Boston Housing Authority, Youth Lead the Change, and local community members for a celebration of the new artwork. The event will be held at the mural site (1701 Washington Street) on October 1 from 12 - 2 p.m. The event is free and open to all ages.

Souledad event flyer

October 1, 2022
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Washington Manor
    1701 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02118
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture
  • Neighborhood:
    South End
  • Posted:
2022-10-01T12:00:00 - 2022-10-01T14:00:00
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Love Your Block - Downtown

Mayor Michelle Wu invites you to Boston's annual Love Your Block Cleanups! Join us for a morning of beautification in every neighborhood of Boston as we clean up our streets, sidewalks, parks, and open spaces.

September 16, 2022
  • 9:30am - 11:30am
  • 30 Winter Street
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Civic Organizing Team
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Posted:
2022-09-16T09:30:00 - 2022-09-16T11:30:00

This year's Downtown Love Your Block will be hosted by the Downtown Boston BID take place on Friday, September 16 with check-in starting at 9:15 a.m. at 30 Winter Street. Groups will be repainting light posts and beautifying the Downtown Crossing area. 

September 16, 2022
  • 9:30am - 11:30am
  • 30 Winter Street
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Civic Organizing Team
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Posted:
2022-09-16T09:30:00 - 2022-09-16T11:30:00
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Love Your Block

Mayor Michelle Wu invites you to Boston's annual Love Your Block Cleanups! Join us for a morning of beautification in every neighborhood of Boston as we clean up our streets, sidewalks, parks, and open spaces.

September 24, 2022
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Multiple Locations
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Civic Organizing Team
  • Neighborhood:
    Allston
    Back Bay
    Bay Village
    Brighton
    Chinatown/Leather District
    East Boston
    Fenway/Kenmore
    Mission Hill
    South Boston
    South End
    West Roxbury
  • Posted:
2022-09-24T09:00:00 - 2022-09-24T12:00:00

This year's annual Love Your Block cleanup will take place September 16, 17, and 24. Projects will be hosted by your local neighborhood and civic organization. 

Saturday, September 24, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

  • Allston

  • Brighton

  • Back Bay

  • Bay Village

  • Beacon Hill

  • Chinatown

  • Kenmore

  • Fenway

  • Mission Hill

  • East Boston

  • West Roxbury

  • South Boston

  • South End

September 24, 2022
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Multiple Locations
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Civic Organizing Team
  • Neighborhood:
    Allston
    Back Bay
    Bay Village
    Brighton
    Chinatown/Leather District
    East Boston
    Fenway/Kenmore
    Mission Hill
    South Boston
    South End
    West Roxbury
  • Posted:
2022-09-24T09:00:00 - 2022-09-24T12:00:00
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Love Your Block

​​​​​Mayor Michelle Wu invites you to Boston's annual Love Your Block Cleanups! Join us for a morning of beautification in every neighborhood of Boston as we clean up our streets, sidewalks, parks, and open spaces.

September 17, 2022
  • 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Multiple Locations
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Civic Organizing Team
  • Neighborhood:
    Charlestown
    Dorchester
    Hyde Park
    Jamaica Plain
    Mattapan
    North End
    Roslindale
    Roxbury
    West End
  • Posted:
2022-09-17T09:00:00 - 2022-09-17T12:30:00

This year's annual Love Your Block cleanup will take place September 16, 17, and 24. Projects will be hosted by your local neighborhood and civic organization. 

Saturday, September 17, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

  • Charlestown

  • Dorchester

  • Mid-Dorchester 

  • Fields Corner

  • Mattapan

  • Hyde Park

  • Jamaica Plain

  • Roslindale

  • Roxbury

  • West End

  • North End

  • Wharf District

September 17, 2022
  • 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Multiple Locations
    Boston, MA
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Civic Organizing Team
  • Neighborhood:
    Charlestown
    Dorchester
    Hyde Park
    Jamaica Plain
    Mattapan
    North End
    Roslindale
    Roxbury
    West End
  • Posted:
2022-09-17T09:00:00 - 2022-09-17T12:30:00
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Ready Boston Field Day

Join us for Ready Boston Field Day on September 10 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For National Preparedness Month, come learn how to prepare for emergencies and disasters and leave with safety tips, giveaways, and life-saving skills.

September 10, 2022
2022-09-10T11:00:00 - 2022-09-10T15:00:00

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is hosting the City’s first Ready Boston Field Day at English High School Track and Field on Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

  • Learn CPR and first aid from Boston Emergency Medical Services through demonstrations and practice sessions.
  • Get fire-safety tips from the Boston Fire Department.
  • Participate in an emergency exercise with public safety professionals.
  • Get an inside look at emergency vehicles: SWAT vehicles, ambulances, police cruisers, fire trucks, emergency management vehicles, and more.
  • Build an emergency kit to help you and your family prepare for an emergency.
  • Play preparedness games and collect giveaways!
September 10, 2022
2022-09-10T11:00:00 - 2022-09-10T15:00:00
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Flaherty Playground Design Meeting #3

Discuss adding a dog area.

September 13, 2022
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • via Zoom
    Boston,
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    B Chatfield
  • Neighborhood:
    Jamaica Plain
  • Posted:
2022-09-13T18:00:00 - 2022-09-13T19:30:00

We'd love for you to join us for a virtual community meeting with a question and answer session afterward.

Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you need them, please contact us at abigail.chatfield@boston.gov, LCA@boston.gov or 617-504-7709, by: 8/30

September 13, 2022
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • via Zoom
    Boston,
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    B Chatfield
  • Neighborhood:
    Jamaica Plain
  • Posted:
2022-09-13T18:00:00 - 2022-09-13T19:30:00
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