DOT BY THE DAY July 10 – 18, 2014

Thursday (10th) – Drop-in Youth Sports Nights start this week, 5-8p.m. at White Stadium Basketball Courts. Pick-up basketball, flag football, kickball, and hula hoops. Free barbecue, face painting for children - come play! Teens and families welcome. Every Thursday through mid-August.

Friday (11th)
– The Adams Street Library will move its Friday Morning Story Time series to Hemenway Park for the summer, beginning today at 10 a.m. The hour-long program is open to all ages and includes stories, songs, games and more. Call 617-436-6900 for more info. … Stop by the Lower Mills Library for Disney Morning Movies on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. starting this week through August 29. Come enjoy animated films starring some of your favorite Disney characters. Today’s film is the classic Snow White. All the Frozen fans will have to wait for the finale on Aug. 29. The library is located at 27 Richmond St. Call 617-298-7841 for more info.

Sunday (13th)
– Ronan Park Clean-Up will be held from 11a.m.-1p.m. Meet with your friends and neighbors and help to beautify the neighborhood. All clean-up materials will be provided. Pot-luck refreshments to follow sponsored by the Friends of Ronan Park.

Tuesday (15th) – The Elma Lewis Playhouse in Franklin Park series begins today at 11 a.m. with a Children’s show featuring dance by OrigiNation. Later, at 5 p.m., the evening show begins with Athene Wilson, well-known jazz vocalist. The Playhouse is located next to the big ballfields between White Stadium and the Giraffe Entrance
to the Zoo. Series continues every Tuesday through August 5th. Free!

Town Field in Fields Corner hosts The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. sponsored by Holly and David Bruce. The arts and crafts workshop gives kids the opportunity to express their creativity while working on fun projects with local artists. Participation is free and all materials are provided, but young children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of six or more should make prior arrangements by calling the Boston Parks Department at 617-635-4505.

Later This Month and Beyond

Sat., July 19 – The movie Frozen will be screened in Ronan Park at 8 p.m. Bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the kids’ favorite under the stars. Free snacks and drinks while they last. Sponsored by Friends of Ronan Park.

Thurs., July 31
— Soul City Band performs live in concert at Dorchester Park, 2180 Dorchester Ave. 7 p.m. Sponsored by Dorchester Park Association, The Boston Parks and Recreation and Eastern Bank. Call 617-635-4505.

Tues., Aug.19
– The BCYF Sox Talk Baseball Clinics, sponsored by the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Police Athletic League, come to Garvey Park in Neponset from 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. The clinic is 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. Youth groups and camps are welcome to participate. For more information about the Fenway Challenge or Sox Talk Baseball Clinic contact or call him at 617-635-5206, Ext. 104.