Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family to a fun and free Neighborhood Block Party and learn more about your neighborhood community centers! Select Thursday nights in July and August from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., the BCYF Neighborhood Block Parties will offer a variety of free activities including music, a cookout, activities, swimming (as indicated below), and resource tables from many City of Boston departments and other agencies with lots of great information to share and giveaways.
This summer’s schedule is as follows:
- July 18: BCYF Quincy Community Center, 885 Washington Street, Chinatown. Will be held at rooftop playground. (swimming)
- July 25: BCYF Tynan Community Center, 650 East Fourth Street, South Boston
- August 8: BCYF Marshall Community Center, 35 Westville Street, Dorchester
- August 15: BCYF Menino Community Center, 125 Brookway Road, Roslindale
In the case of rain or other weather issues, please check BCYF’s social media pages (@BCYFCenters) for updates. The Block Parties are generously supported by the Foundation for BCYF.
Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) is the City of Boston’s largest youth and human service agency. BCYF operates 36 community centers in Boston that offer a variety of engaging and enriching programs for people of all ages created through community input and need. BCYF also oversees citywide programs including the nationally-recognized violence intervention and prevention Streetworker Program, the GIRLS Initiative, Camp Joy special needs program and many aquatic offerings. For information about all of BCYF’s summer programs visit Boston.gov/BCYF-summer.