Save Our Streets, Inc. (SOS) is hosting Boston's first annual Urban Arts Festival  on July 27, 2013 at the Martini Memorial Shell Park in Hyde Park. The Urban Arts Festival is a free event to display and encourage the arts within the Boston community and promote positive creative outlets among its youth, all while supporting local Boston artists.
From 12pm-2pm there will be family -friendly events including children's games and activities like tug-of-war, sack races, dodge ball, and painting. The Boston police and fire departments have been invited as well to speak to the children.
From 2pm-6pm there will be live performances from Boston locals including the talented spoken word poet, London Bridgez. Visual artists will also be in attendance, creating canvases and various other art mediums. Food and drink will be offered at the event and raffles will be held for prizes such as original canvas art pieces and Boston Red Sox tickets.
*Event Date: *Saturday: July 27, 2013: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
*Location: *Martini Memorial Shell Park: 1015 Truman Parkway, Hyde Park, MA
*Cost: *Free for all - Family-friendly event
*Children Activities: *12:00pm - 2:00pm
*Liver Performances: *2:00pm - 6:00pm