First of four Mattapan Love events rescheduled for August

The first iteration of Mattapan Love, a summer event series set in Ryan Playground, has been rescheduled after being postponed due to rain. The event, which was scheduled for Sunday, June 16, has a new rain date of Sunday, August 18.

The remaining Mattapan Love events are still scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 30; Sunday, July 14; and Sunday, July 28.

#MattapanLove is a series of community events sponsored by Boston's Food Forest, Farmer's Collaborative, Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council and Ideal Mixer with a mission of promoting Mattapan as a destination and activating vacant spaces with art and culture. Each daylong event will host a variety of programming that includes kid-friendly outdoor activities, lawn games, live music, and open air markets with food trucks and local vendors.

Residents that are interested in participating or attending can register at