Girls Nights events kick off with July 11 beach party

Boston residents can register now to attend one or more Girls Nights produced by Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF). This series of free, girls-only events will be held throughout the summer and are designed to bring girls together in a safe and cohesive environment. Last summer over 1,500 girls participated.

Girls Night starts on Thurs., July 11 with an all-ages beach kick-off event at the Curley Community Center in South Boston from 5-8 p.m. A Franklin Park Zoo all-ages girls event will be held on Sat., July 13, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. On Wed. July 17, it’s Rock Climbing and BBQ at the BCYF Menino Community Center in Hyde Park from 4 - 7 p.m., for ages 10-17. On Tues., July 23, there will be an all-ages party for girls at Boston Bowl from 4 - 7 p.m.. An excursion on Codzilla in Boston Harbor is planned for Tuesday, July 30, 5 p.m., ages 7 and older. A LipSync & Dance Battle will take place at BCYF Perkins Community Center in Dorchester on Tues., August 6, 5 - 8 p.m., for all ages.

A visit to the New England Aquarium is set for Sat., Aug. 10, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., for all ages. A trip to Laser Quest will be Tuesday, Aug.13, 5 - 8 p.m., ages 6 and older. A JP Licks Ice Cream Social is slated for Tues., Aug. 20, 4 - 6 p.m., all ages. Finally, an “End of Summer” party will take place at Mattapan’s Chez Vous rink with Boston Police District B3 on Friday, Aug. 23, 5 - 8 p.m., all ages.

Go to boston.gov/BCYF-girls to register.