Neighborhood News & Notes
Boston Shines: This annual volunteering opportunity invites Boston residents to breathe new life into our neighborhoods by making them beautiful. This yearâ€™s efforts will focus on four service areas: physical service, university engagement, youth development, and expanding City of Boston volunteer opportunities. Schedule: Apr 24 and 25, Allston/Brighton, Fenway, Hyde Park, Mission Hill, Roslindale, Roxbury, and West Roxbury; May 1 and 2 in Bay Village, Chinatown, Dorchester, Mattapan, and the South End; and May 8 and 9 in Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Downtown, East Boston, Jamaica Plain, North End, South Boston, and the West End. Register now: www.boston.gov/ons/bostonshines
Sox for Socks Drive: Saint Brendan Parish is collecting new white socks only for the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Programâ€™s Sox for Socks campaign to meet the high demand for new white socks in medical clinics throughout greater Boston. We are able to accept donations of new white socks only. See www.bhchp.org. Thank you for your support! Please call the parish office at 617-436-0310 and speak to Nancy if you have any questions. Collection drive ends April 30th.
Swan Boat Opening: Join Mayor Walsh at the Boston Public Garden for the opening of the Swan Boats for 2015! Be there for the first ride of the year, Apr 18, 10am www.swanboats.com
BCYF Summer Warm-Up Resource Fair: Learn about all of the awesome opportunities the Boston Centers for Youth and Families will have available across their network of community centers at this carnival-themed summer preview event! Apr 11, 11am-2pm at the Tobin Community Center. To get a sneak-peek, check out the BCYF Summer Guide for 2015! boston.gov/bcyf
Saint Brendan Neighborhood Night Out: Join the St. Brendan Parish community for a major fundraiser for the school on May 16th at Florian Hall. Admission is $25.00 and there will be a chance to win free tuition, an iPad mini and lots more prizes. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is the Honorary Chair of the event. For more information and tickets you may contact: Paula Linehan (617) 688-0995