Community Meeting on Intervale Street | June 24

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The Department of Neighborhood Development and the Boston Parks and the Recreation Department invite the public to a joint meeting to discuss the future of the parcel and building located at 71-79 Intervale Street. Discussions will also be had regarding how the future of this parcel will effect the existing Children's Park playground.  Please join us for a discussion on the future of this existing project.  For further information, please call (617) 961-3019.


When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Where: BCYF - Grove Hall Community Center

51 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester 

For more info: contact Michael Kozu at 617.541.5451.x102  >> Read More

Parks and Open Space At-Large City Councilor Forum | October 15

Join Boston Park Advocates Tuesday October 15 at 7pm,to learn about the at-large city council candidates’ ideas for budgeting, maintaining, and influencing improvements for Boston Parks. Open space is vital to the fabric of our diverse neighborhoods and cannot be overlooked. 
There will be a reception from 7-7:30pm with dessert and coffee.
Click for more info. Franklin Park Coalition

11th Annual Pumpkin Float

11th Annual Pumpkin Float! Join in for this Neponset tradition, now in its 11th year! Bring your small carved jack-o-lanterns (no bigger than 8 inches) and watch them float in Davenport Creek. Halloween costumes encouraged!  No pre-registration necessary, check in held at Hallet Street entrance to Park. Sponsored by MA DCR. If you miss the event, you can still add your pumpkin to the BNAN compost at the Pumpkin Drop on November 3.

Saturday, October 20, 5:30 p.m.
Pope John Paul II Park, Hallet Street Entrance, Dorchester (map) >> Read More

Franklin Park Fall Festival | Sept. 29-30

Come enjoy Franklin Park Fall Festival and all its activities including: 

Wilderness Hike, Tennis Clinic, Kids' Bike Rodeo and Give-a-way, Zumba, Line Dancing, Edible Plant Walk, Watercolor Painting Workshop, Kickball, Face Painting, Hula Hoops, and Exercise & Agility Stations. All FREE, All Ages, All ability levels ... just wear sneakers. 

Celebrate Franklin Park Moves for Health and come enjoy your park! Activities based at the Shattuck Picnic Grove

Date: Sept. 29 12-4pm Spet. 30 2-6pm

Location: Franklin Park Shattuck Picnic Grove

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