City of Boston

Back To School Celebration | Aug. 23

This is a great opportunity for the children to receive backpacks with school supplies, visit the TD Garden, and have fun participating in the festivities. This event is for Boston residents only and kids need to be between the ages of 5-17. You will also need to bring a valid government issued ID (license, passport, etc.), birth certificate or school record of each child age 5-17 and current utility bill for proof of address
 Pre registration is required.

When: Tuesday, August 18 at 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Where: TD Garden, 100 Legends Way.


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Homebuying 101: How to Purchase a Home in Boston | March 3 - 24

Homebuying 101: How to Purchase a Home in Boston is an 8-hour class (two-four hour sessions or four 2-hour sessions) that educates participants on the home purchase process in Boston. Information includes special programs for financial assistance in buying and repairing a home, specialty mortgage products, the process in getting a mortgage, finding a home, and determining if the home is right is for you. Financial Education Associates also discuss the purchase process and sustainable homeownership issues. Upon successful completion of the class, participants receive a certificate required for first time homebuyer products in Massachusetts.


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  2. Thursday 03/10/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  3. Thursday 03/17/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
  4. Thursday 03/24/2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Social Determinants that Influence Emergency Preparedness | Feb 11

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity in the City of Boston is on the rise. This course will provide an overview of the social determinants of health and vulnerability that influence differences in health status throughout Boston neighborhoods and shape health outcomes after emergencies.

Participants will learn how health inequities amongst communities lead to a disproportionate exposure and impact from emergencies. Boston MRC members and the general public will be equipped with the knowledge needed to understand the needs of diverse communities while supporting response and recovery operations in the City of Boston after an emergency. 


When:  Thursday, February 11, 2016,   6:00 pm-8:00 pm (check in begins at 5:30 PM)

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Meet the Lenders & Realtors Plus | Jan 30

Start the New Year right! Get ready for the Spring home buying market! Come learn how you can buy and maintain your home, followed by a networking opportunity where you can meet with Home Center participatory mortgage lenders and realtors.  Join the Boston Home Center for special Saturday Meet the Lenders & Realtors Plus and take a class. 


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Meet the Lenders is a two-hour networking opportunity to meet with several different mortgage lenders to understand their products and your purchase and refinance options. This workshop also includes an opportunity to meet with local realtors with Boston listings and to speak with them and ask questions.

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Latino Heritage Celebration | Oct 15

The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians invites you to the Latino Heritage Celebration.

Connect with Latino cultures through music, art & food!
Recognize accomplishments of retired Latino/a employees from City of Boston!

When:  Thursday, October 15

Where: Boston City Hall

3rd Floor Lobby

1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201

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Immigration Clinics | May 6 and 20

immigration clinic flyer

The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians is continuing its FREE immigration clinic sessions at Boston City Hall! Get consulted by a volunteer attorney to get your immigration questions answered!


When:  Wednesday, May 6th and 20th


Where: Boston City Hall

Room 804

1 City Hall Square in Boston

Questions?: Call (617)635-2980


Community Forum with the Superintendent Search Committee | Jan 12

info on the Committee community forum

The City of Boston School Superintendent Search Committee is hosting a community forum to provide the community with an update on the superintendent search and to give attendees of the community a chance to share their ideas. Attendees will also learn about how the process for choosing a final candidate as superintendent works, and how to provide feedback.


When: Monday, January 12th 


Where: Lilla Frederick School

270 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA



Fathers Against Guns And Violence Walk | June 15

Join The Anointed Church for a march on Father's Day for peace and to end violence. Fathers Against Guns and Violence is calling on all fathers, grandfathers, brothers, uncles, friends and Pastors in Boston. The meeting place is Stop & Shop Supermarket at South Bay (1100 Mass Ave) on June 15 from 7am to 8am. For more info, please call 617-288-8866.

Laser Lights @ Frog Pond | Sept. 2

Laser Lights at the Frog Pond is coming on September 2! This multi-media event will be broadcasted by BDC Radio, and streaming live on The festival begins at 7:30pm with a show scheduled at 9:00pm. For all the details, visit

Bridge Dedication in Honor of Tuskegee Airmen | July 17

Join Mayor Menino for a dedication to the Tuskegee Airmen. The dedication will take place on July 17 at 10:30am. It will take place at the American Legion Highway and Morton St, outside VFW Post 1018. RSVP to

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