Artists in Residence Craft Workshops

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, sponsored by Holly and David Bruce, is pleased to announce the return of its series of children’s arts and crafts workshops giving kids the opportunity to express their creativity while working on fun projects with local artists.

From East Boston to West Roxbury, children ages three to ten can enjoy watercolor painting, mask and jewelry making, treasure bottle creations, and more at the Artists in Residence Craft Workshops. The workshops are from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in parks across the city.  Read more

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market

The Bowdoin Geneva Farmers' Market is a non-profit market run by the Bowdoin Community Health Center in Dorchester, MA. A top priority of the market is to make high quality produce available and accessible to everyone as part of a community effort that encourages a healthier urban lifestyle. Our vendors, The Food Project and Land's Sake Farm, are local non-profit farms with an interest in providing healthy, fresh, organic fruits and vegetables to area residents.  Read more
BG Farmers Market

Dorchester Youth Hockey Learn to Skate Program

Spots still available for 5pm on Saturdays.

Cost is $150 for 15 weeks beginning 11/28/09.

Instruction provided by the O’Sullivan Hockey Academy.

Please contact Matt Sweeney at 617-359-7823 for more information.

Matt Sweeney

Wednesdays for Little Wigglers

Join Miss Maija on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for storytimes, fingerplays and dancing!

Miss Maija

Free Tennis Lessons for Kids, Adults

Franklin Park Tennis Association will be providing free tennis lessons in Boston on weekday evenings at 5 area parks. The schedule is as follows:

Monday - Carter Park (South End)
Tuesday - Reservation Rd/Brainard St (Hyde Park)
Wednesday - Malcolm X Park (Roxbury)
Thursday - White Stadium Courts (Franklin Park)
Friday - Almont Park (Mattapan)

Each evenings schedule will be:

5-6 pm - kids 5-10
6-7 pm - kids 11-17
7-8 pm - adults

Additional programs are offered Saturdays and weekday mornings at the Shattuck Grove Tennis Courts in Franklin Park:

Saturdays 12-3:  Read more
Franklin Park Tennis Association

Neponset site helps connect to youth programs

The Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association has created a one-stop web page for parents looking for resources for their children for April vacation, the summer months and beyond.  Read more