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Mayor Martin J. Walsh Summer Block Parties kick off July 13

July 11, 2017

Enjoy free food, games, resources, music, and more!

Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family to a fun and free Neighborhood Block Party!  Select Thursday nights in July and August from 5 - 7 p.m., the Mayor Martin J. Walsh Summer Block Parties will offer a variety of free activities. The events include music, a cookout, snow cones, activities, face painting, swimming (as indicated below), and resource tables from every department within the City of Boston Health & Human Services Cabinet.  These departments will have lots of great information to share and giveaways.

This summer’s schedule is as follows:

July 13             Charlestown: BCYF Clougherty Pool and Doherty Park (swimming)

July 27             South End: Peter’s Park, Washington Street

August 3          Mattapan: BCYF Mildred Avenue Community Center (swimming)

August 10        South Boston: BCYF Condon Community Center (swimming)              

August 17        Roslindale: BCYF Flaherty Pool (swimming)

August 24        East Boston: BCYF Paris Street Community Center and Pool (swimming)

In the case of rain or other weather issues, please check the BCYF Facebook page or Twitter to check for cancellation. The Block Parties are generously supported by the Foundation for BCYF.