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Mayor Walsh kicks off BCYF neighborhood block parties tonight

July 14, 2016

The free neighborhood block party celebrates BCYF's extensive summer programming! 

 

WHEN: TODAY, Thursday, July 14, 5-7 p.m.

WHERE: BCYF Clougherty Pool (outdoors)

            331 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown.

WHO: 
Mayor Martin J. Walsh;
Boston Centers for Youth & Families’ Commissioner, William Morales;
300 neighborhood residents;
Representatives from several City and other agencies including: Mayor's Office of Food Initiatives, City Hall to Go, Boston Fire Department, EMS, Office of Emergency Management, BPHC Infectious Disease Division, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department.

WHAT: The BCYF Neighborhood Block Party will offer a variety of free activities including live music with Boston’s own Lisa Bello, a cookout, snow cones, arts & crafts activities, face painting, swimming, resource tables with great information and giveaways staffed by our partners and other city agencies, and more. This Block Party celebrates the BCYF’s extensive summer menu which includes free weekday drop-in programs at seven locations in Boston called “Summer Fun Stops,” 50+ daily summer day camps and programs at the centers, youth employment programs, teen programs, swimming, girls-only programs and much more.