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Citywide Community Yard Sale | June 28 & 29

Mayor Walsh presents Boston's first Citywide Community Yard Sale which will take place on June 28 and 29. This event will be organized by Greenovate Boston. Greenovate Boston seeks to promote the reuse and recycling of goods as well as the reduction of bulk waste sent to the curb. Mayor Walsh said that "Yard sales are a great way for residents to divert waste, save money, and even get to know your neighbors better." Residents can participate by hosting a yard sale on June 28 or 29, and register online at GreenovateBoston.org. Via this website, shoppers will be able to see a map of all the yard sales being held that weekend across the city, and preview items for sale. >> Read More

Franklin Park Walking Tour | July 2

On July 2 from 6pm to 8pm, a National Park Ranger will conduct a guided walk of Franklin Park called "Country in the City." This walking tour meets at the Resting Place picnic tables across from Lemuel Shattauck Hospital. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more info, please call 617-566-1689 ext 216 or visit www.nps.gov.

World Soccer Celebration | June 28 & July 13

Mayor Walsh's World Soccer Celebration takes place on June 28 and July 13. On June 28 at 9:00am, there will be a Youth Tournament at Saunders Stadium (Moakley Park). On July 13, there will be a World Cup Final Viewing Party at City Hall Plaza. The party will start at 12pm! Both events are FREE and open to the public! For more information, please click HERE.

Bike Friday | June 27 & August 29

Come to Bike Friday for fun, music, food and biking at City Hall Plaza on June 27 and August 29. FREE breakfast will be provided by Boloco! To register, visit www.bikefridays.org. For more information, watch a video HERE with more information about the event. Visit bit.ly/BFvolunteers to volunteer as a ride leader.


Sizzling Summer Kickoff | June 26

Don't miss the Uphams Corner (500 Columbia Road) Sizzling Summer Kickoff Party on June 26 from 4:00pm to 7:30pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with Uphams Corner! Come for one event or stay for them all! There is a great schedule for the party...

Brazilian Jazz - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Magic Show - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Pizza Party - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

For more information, visit www.bpl.org or call 617-265-0139.

Boston Anancy Festival | June 28

The Boston Anancy Festival will take place on June 28 from 11am to 1pm at the Mattapan Library (1350 Blue Hill Ave). Brer Anancy is coming to Boston to celebrate the Caribbean culture with tour hours filled with Arts & Crafts, Art Exhibits, Caribbean Cuisines, Musical Performances, Poetry, School Supply Drives and Storytelling! Admission is FREE and there will be a free storybook for every registered family! For more info, please email events@rashellebrown.com

Boston Main Streets Annual Awards | June 26

The Annual Boston Main Streets Awards will take place on June 26th at 6pm located at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester. Join your community for a fun evening to celebrate the volunteers who make Boston's Main Streets so special. Save the date! For more info, please call 617-635-0076 or email info@bmsfoundation.org.

Friday Night Dance Party | June 27

Mayor Marty Walsh presents a Friday Night Dance Party on June 27 from 6pm to 10pm. The party will take place at Boston City Hall. All ages are welcome to this free public event! Performances will start at 6pm with dances from Triveni dance School and Bollywood dance Academy. Then, a fashion show by Choonri Collection is next followed by a dance party. For those looking to take part in the dance performances or fashion show, email at boston.boston@gmail.com with Subject: Boston Celebrates India.

Fields Corner Civic Association Community Meeting | June 23

The first Fields Corner Civic Association Community Meeting will take place on June 23 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at St. Ambrose Church (240 Adams Street in Dorchester). Residents and merchants in Fields Corner are invited to attend the first meeting! Get involved in the community!

America Experience's Freedom Summer | June 23

WGBH & The City of Boston invite YOU to a special preview of America Experience's Freedom Summer from acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Following the screening, Callie Crossley will moderate a discussion with Stanley Nelson and special guests Bob Moses and Dave Dennis. This event will take place on June 23 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road in Dorchester). American Experience's Freedom Summer premieres on June 24 at 9pm on WGBH 2.

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