DOT BY THE DAY August 16 – 21, 2014

Saturday (16th)
Boston girls ages 11-15 are invited to come and be a part of the Boston Center for Youth & Families (BCYF) annual Citywide Girls Summit themed “The Arts.” The BCYF will host this event at Simmons College on 300 Fenway, Boston from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Girls will be able to participate in workshops, a panel discussion and listen to guest speakers who will focus on art forms such as poetry, performing arts, graphic design, songwriting and much more. Lunch is included along with resource and program information. This Summit is free but pre-registration is recommended. Please e-mail BCYF’s Girls Initiative Coordinator Erika Butler at erika.butler@boston.gov or to make a reservation call 617-635-4920 x2314.

WageAction Community Fair with free food, workshops, raffles & prizes, health screenings, and entertainment. The event is open to the public. Noon – 6 p.m. at Carson Beach (Mother’s Rest Area near Gazebo). Parking at 150 & 180 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester. Event celebrates the successful launch of a low-wage workers movement in Massachusetts and to help attract even more workers and community members to the low wage worker cause.

Tuesday (19th)

BCYF Sox Talk Baseball Clinic, sponsored by the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Police Athletic League, comes to Garvey Park on Neponset Ave. The clinics are followed by an appearance by Red Sox players and coaching staff. Young people will have the chance to work on their baseball skills before the players arrive. Once the Sox players and staff arrive, they will join the clinic and work with groups of youth on various skills after which they will answer a few questions. Youth groups and camps are welcome to participate. The clinics will run from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact William.Sittig@Boston.Gov or call him at 617-635-5206 x104.