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WHERE THEY ARE: The candidates’ schedules – 7/17/09

Wondering where you can meet your favorite mayoral candidate? Agendas are provided by the Menino, Flaherty, Yoon and McCrea campaigns and laboriously pasted here by Lit Drop staff. Please note that plans can change on the campaign trail at a moment’s notice, but we do our best to keep it up to date.


12:00 PM Camp Harborview BBQ
Camp Harborview, Long Island, Boston Harbor Islands

Mayor Menino will relax with campers and camp councilors during one of their weekly Friday BBQs. Now in its third summer of operation, Camp Harborview, provides over 600 of Boston’s inner-city youth with four weeks of summer day camp for just $5.

5:30 PM Betances Festival 2009 Parade
Plaza Betances, 100 West Dedham Street, South End

Mayor Menino will celebrate Villa Victoria’s 36th Annual Betances Festival with thousands of South End residents and local leaders, as they enjoy food, dance, music, and locally made crafts. Established in 1973, the festival celebrates the life and achievements of Dr. Ramon Emeterio Betances, a 19th century Puerto Rican patriot, poet, doctor, abolitionist, and artist.

7:30 PM Groovin’ to Motown Annual Benefit for Four Corners Main Streets
Vietnamese American Community Center, 42 Charles Street, Dorchester

Now in its 8th year, this signature fundraiser for Four Corners Main Streets treats guests to an evening of dancing and a silent auction. Mayor Menino will join guests, including Rep. Marie St. Fleur, to help auction off items to benefit the Four Corners Main Streets district.


7:00-8:30AM Breakfast at Paramount Café
2:00-3:00PM Senior Meet and Greet- Blackstone Apartments, 33 Blossom St., Boston.
4:00- 5:30PM Business Walk- Charles St., Boston
7:00- 10:30PM Vietnamese American Community Center
9:00 PM – 12:00 AM Saint Friendraiser
Saint, 90 Exeter Street, Boston, MA
This event falls during Saint's White Weekend, so entrance is only granted to those wearing all white. So put on your favorite white suit and join us for an amazing night of fun and dancing!


12:30pm - 1:30pm Guest Speaker at Year Up Boston
Where: Year Up Boston - 93 Summer Street, 5th Floor - Boston, MA 02110
6pm - 8pm Festival Betances 2009
Where: Plaza Betances - 100 West Dedham Street - South End


Friday, July 17th

6:00 p.m. - 2009 Betances Festival Kickoff
Plaza Betances
100 West Dedham Street
South End

7:30 p.m. - CultureFest '09: Groovin’ to Motown
Vietnamese American Community Center
42 Charles Street