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Fall for Pics in the Parks this Autumn. We invite you to take part in this informal photography series where we invite you to explore Boston's Parks and improve your photography skills.

Our weekly photography clinic with weekly challenges to help you hone and improve your photography skills.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) are pleased to announce the 2022 Boston Parks Fall Fitness Series sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

The City of Boston and Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience have announced Boston’s newest public work of art: a large-scale mural titled “Tutankhamun's Journey into the Afterlife”. The mural is...

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.

This year's Rose Garden Party, is taking place in the James P. Kelleher Rose Garden on Friday September 9, from 5 - 7:30 p.m.

The City of Boston Mayor’s Mural Crew and the National Park Service recently unveiled their collaborative contribution to Olmsted 200, the national bicentennial celebration of Frederick Law Olmsted’s...

The Boston Park Rangers welcomed a new class of seasonal Rangers with a ceremony held at Franklin Park.

This Request for Ideas to program and activate certain areas of Mayor Thomas M. Menino Park is intended to gain insight on potential concepts that will enhance and better utilize the area specified...

Mayor Michelle Wu recently announced the winners of the 26th annual Mayor’s Garden Contest with a grand prize provided by JetBlue, prize packages donated by Mahoney’s Garden Centers, and additional...

Mayor Michelle Wu and Boston Parks Commissioner Ryan Woods joined residents on August 5 for the official reopening of Mission Hill Playground at 60 Smith Street. The playground renovation features a...

Boston Parks Commissioner Ryan Woods joined members of the Wilson family and local youth sports advocates and players on August 6 for the dedication of the football field at Harambee Park in honor of...

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program presents Mayor Wu’s Movie Nights in 11 City of Boston parks from Tuesday, August 2, through Thursday, September 1.

Susie King Taylor was an utterly remarkable woman, the first African American nurse during the Civil War who went on to be the only Black female to publish a memoir of her wartime experience. And that...

Mayor Michelle Wu joined Mattapan residents for a Neighborhood Coffee Hour and the official reopening of Walker Playground at 550 Norfolk Street on June 30.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s mission of protecting the City of Boston park system’s storied legacy while embracing sustainability for future generations has been recognized with a pair...

Mayor Michelle Wu and Boston Parks Commissioner Ryan Woods joined members of the Menino and Hennessey families on June 18 to unveil signs at Millennium Park in West Roxbury officially naming the...

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s live music offerings continue in 2022 with a series of Wednesday evening summer concerts on the patios at the City of Boston’s two golf course clubhouses.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS participatory program is pleased to announce the return of its series of Arts and Crafts Workshops, giving children the opportunity to...

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s 2022 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series offers top-notch musical entertainment in local parks from July 11 through August 10

The Boston Seamen’s Port and Aid Society’s lot on Ocean Avenue in Mount Hope Cemetery is a tall, black granite monument crowned with an urn, it honors Rev. Edward T. Taylor. Taylor was arguably the...

Today's post is simply to honor and remember the more than 15,000 veterans who are buried at Mount Hope Cemetery on this Memorial Day.

We have information about events and activities taking place this summer through the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.

One of the more unusual things you can find in Mount Hope Cemetery are the zinc markers — known to those who love them as "zinkies".

The Urban Wilds program engaged residents in planting and watering new trees over Arbor Day weekend.

How well is Boston’s park system working for you? What improvements do we need to make over the next seven years?

At the corner of Walnut Avenue and Crescent Avenue in Mount Hope Cemetery sits a granite sarcophagus-shaped monument with the epitaph: “The best part of the record of every man’s life is what he has...

Mayor Michelle Wu has announced that the City of Boston’s municipal golf courses are now open for the 2022 season.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that registration is now open for Summer Sports Centers at White Stadium in Franklin Park, Almont Park in Mattapan, East Boston...

Check out some of the awesome opportunities we have for youth employment at the Parks Department this summer!

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