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COVID-19 vaccination clinic for veterans

Join us on Wednesday, March 17, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. for a vaccination clinic for veterans of all ages enrolled in VA Healthcare.

Please note:
  • Masks and physical distancing are required.
  • The clinic will be first-come, first-served.
  • The clinic is now open to all enrolled veterans of all ages.
  • You must be enrolled in VA Healthcare. Call 877-222-8387 to enroll.
  • VA Boston offers both the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Veterans will be offered a vaccine based on clinical need and vaccine inventory. For those receiving the Moderna vaccine, a second dose will be scheduled for April 17, 2021. For those receiving the Janssen vaccine, a second shot is not needed.
  • Transportation will be provided by DAV Department of Massachusetts. Any veteran requiring transportation to the clinic can call 617-340-9517. Transportation is limited so please call for availability.

For questions, contact Kyle Toto, VA Boston Public Affairs, at kyle.toto@va.gov or 617-435-4372.

10:00am - 1:00pm
Carter American Legion Post 16
1531 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, MA 02126
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Kyle Toto, VA Boston Public Affairs
Neighborhood:
Mattapan
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COVID-19 vaccination clinic for veterans and their spouses

Join us on Wednesday, April 14, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. for a vaccination clinic for veterans and their spouses of all ages.

Please note:
  • Now open to all veterans and their spouses of all ages. This also includes veterans not enrolled in VA Healthcare, veteran caregivers, and CHAMPVA recipients.
  • The clinic is first come, first served. Veterans will be offered a vaccine based on clinical need and vaccine inventory.
  • Do you have questions about the vaccine? VA staff will be there to answer your questions.
  • Masks and physical distancing are required.
  • Call DAV at 617-340-9517 to scheduled transportation to the clinic.

For questions, contact Kyle Toto, VA Boston Public Affairs, at kyle.toto@va.gov or 617-435-4372.

10:00am - 1:00pm
Carter American Legion Post 16
1531 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, MA 02126
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Kyle Toto, VA Boston Public Affairs
Neighborhood:
Mattapan
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'Legacy Building' speaker series

Join us for a virtual financial empowerment speaker session rescheduled for March 11th at 6 p.m.

Our virtual financial empowerment speaker session includes four virtual breakout sessions:

  • homebuying
  • life insurance
  • entrepreneurship, and
  • retirement plans.

Register for the event

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual event
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Diversity Office
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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'America and the Reckoning' virtual panel

This virtual panel will discuss sustainable solutions to increase the quality of life for Black Bostonians. It is moderated by City of Boston Director of Public Safety Dr. Rufus Faulk. 

The featured panelists include Tony Richards, Founder of No Books, No Ball, and Jacquetta Van Zandt, VP of Engagement for The Partnership.

Register for the event

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual event
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Diversity Office
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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City of Boston Black History Month kickoff virtual celebration

Join us for our Black History Month kickoff event on February 1 from 6 - 7:15 p.m.

This event will honor community activists Mel King and Sarah Ann Shaw. It is moderated by Chief of Equity Dr. Karilyn Crockett and will feature an invocation by Michelle Flowers of Bethel AME and a performance by Latiesha Dukes.

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual event
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Diversity Office
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Holiday Survival 2020: Stress-reducing presentation

A positive approach to preparing for the stresses, challenges, and opportunities of the 2020 Holiday Season.

The Employee Assistance Program is here for small groups, large departments, and all employees and their families to promote a healthy, happy, holiday season.

Please join us for a stress-reducing presentation offered via Zoom:

Join the Zoom meeting

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from December 4, 2020, until December 18, 2020
Virtual via Zoom
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Employee Assistance Program
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Future Charlestown Community Center Advisory Committee meeting

Explore options for a new BCYF community center in Charlestown.

Join Boston Centers for Youth & Families, the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services, and the Public Facilities Department for the first of three Community Advisory Committee meetings. 

At this meeting we will discuss the process of exploring options for a new community center in Charlestown and introduce the study and the study team. 

Zoom meeting link

  • Webinar ID: 841 9200 2808
  • Passcode: 775059
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This is a virtual event
Boston, MA
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Quinlan Locke
Neighborhood:
Charlestown
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Melnea Cass / Mass. Ave. community discussion

Please join us for a conversation with Mayor Walsh and the Mass Cass Task Force on Monday, November 9, at 5:30 p.m.

We'll be discussing strategic planning for the Melnea Cass and Mass. Ave. area, and neighboring communities.

Join the Zoom meeting

  • Dial-in number: 1-646-558-8656
  • Meeting ID: 949 9738 3729
  • Passcode: 146301
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual meeting
Boston, MA 02201
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Recovery Ser
Neighborhood:
Citywide
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Moakley Park Open House

Join us as we kick off the "Moakley Talks" with a virtual open house. "Moakley Talks" is a series of discussions on key aspects of the Moakley Park planning process. We hope you’ll join in on the conversation!

What To Expect 
  • Update on our initiatives since the 2018 Vision Plan open house 
  • Share feedback received
  • Overview of current design 
  • Introduce upcoming outreach events

Join the Zoom meeting


About Moakley Park

With ball fields, playgrounds, basketball courts, and water play, Moakley Park in South Boston has something for everyone. Learn more about the park.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
via Zoom
Boston,
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Allison Perlman
Neighborhood:
South Boston
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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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