Preschool Reading Readiness Story Time

Join us for a special series of story times devoted to developing early literacy skills at Adams St. Library.

Meaghan Schwelm

Savin Hill Playgroup on Tuesdays

Enjoy playing with your child outdoors, meeting other families, and learning about community resources and programs. We will provide balls, bubbles, chalk, and a circle time with our huge parachute. For all ages - older siblings are welcome! Caregivers are welcome, too.

Please bring sunblock, hats, water bottles, and snacks. Playgroup will be cancelled if raining. No need to register. Location: Tuesdays 10a.m.-noon, McConnell Park by the beach. This Playgroup will meet weekly on Tuesdays until Aug. 28.

Start Time: 10:00

End Time: 12:00

Weekly:  Read more

BCYF Boston Neighborhood Soccer League Now Registering Youth Teams

CONTACT: Sandy Holden

June 23, 2014
617-635-4920 x2213

*BCYF Boston Neighborhood Soccer League Now Registering Youth Teams*

Have World Cup Fever? The annual Boston Neighborhood Soccer League (BNSL)is back and looking for teams! This five week 6 v 6 league offers young soccer players, ages 8-14, the opportunity to compete against each other and develop their skills. The program divisions include co-ed 8-10, Boys 12 and under, Girls 12 and under, Boys 14 and under and Girls 14 and under.  Read more

Free Weekday Summer Programming for Youth

With the start of Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) summer programming set for July 7th, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Christopher Byner, BCYF’s Interim Executive Director, today announced that BCYF will offer FREE weekday summer programs for youth at 13 locations throughout the City. These programs are in addition to the extensive summer opportunities offered at the 35 BCYF community centers and through BCYF’s recreation division.  Read more

Read Your Way to Fenway at the Lower Mills Library

Children and teens are encouraged to read a minimum of three books and write a brief essay about their favorite. Applications and essays are due to any Boston Public Library location by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 1. A young person between the ages of 5 and 17 can win three tickets for him/herself and a parent or guardian to watch the Red Sox play at Fenway Park on Sunday, August 24.

For more information contact the Lower Mills Library at 617-298-7841


Mayor Walsh Encourages Teens to Sign Up for Summer Employment

*Contact:* Press Office (617) 635-4461​

*Youth Jobs Hopeline Will be Open Thursday and Friday*

BOSTON - Mayor Walsh announced that Hopeline registration will re-open for two days this week for teens ages 15 to 18.

Registering through the Hopeline is the first step in the City's youth employment program, led by the Department of Youth Engagement and Employment, to engage youth who may have missed the initial sign-up rounds for Mayor Walsh’s initial outreach for summer youth employment.  Read more

BNBL Now Registering for Summer Teams, Coaches


Boston’s favorite summer basketball league, the Boston Neighborhood
Basketball League (BNBL), is back! Presented by Reebok, BNBL is currently
accepting registrations for teams to compete in the 45th annual summer
season. Individuals who wish to join a “wait list” to be placed on a team
and youth interested in the Pee Wee Development Program can also register.
The registration deadline is Friday, June 27th. Volunteer coaches are also  Read more

DA Conley seeks applicants for Youth Council

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley is recruiting young leaders from Dorchester and Mattapan to help staff his Youth Advisory Council, a 21-member body drawn from across the region to provide input on policy, legislation, and crime-fighting strategies affecting young people.  Read more

Register for Mattapan Patriots Football

Applications for the 2014 season of the Mattapan Patriots are available at the Mattahunt Community Center.

Registration dates are below:

Friday, May 23
Friday, May 30
Friday, June 6
Friday, June 13

Registration fee is $175 for both football and cheer, with the exception of
F-Squad applications, which are $125.

F-Squad comprises boys and girls ages 5, 6 and 7, and football players are to be between 35 and 75 pounds.

In addition to the registration fee and the application, we also require the following:

1. your child's **original** birth certificate  Read more
Christine Doyle

Ashmont/Peabody Sq Farmers Market

Name of Event: The Ashmont/Peabody Sq Farmers Market

Date of Event: June 20th - Oct 17 ( Every Friday)

TIme of Event: 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Adress: The plaza of the Ashmont T station

Description: A local farmers market thats provides fresh produce, fish and grass fed meat to our community.
Shaquille Jones