Love Your Block: Brighton Spring Clean Up Day
Sat. May 11, 2019
Corrib Restaurant, 396 Market St, Brighton, MA 02i35
Pitch in for our annual neighborhood clean up day. Come and meet other Brighton neighbors. Or volunteer as a team, representing your group or business. Last year we had 25 volunteers who planted over 500 flower bulbs. More than 30 bags were filled with leaves, cleaning up our parks. Show your Brighton pride. Love your block!
All groups and individuals must register! After registering, your neighborhood contact will reach out to you with more information.
More information and registration page (available after March 1) is on the City of Boston Love Your Block site: https://www.boston.gov/calendar/love-your-block-spring-cleanup-05-11-19.
Meet at the Corrib Restaurant 396 Market St, Brighton, MA. We will have gardening tools, gloves, and trash bags for volunteers to use.
Historic Brighton Center Walking Tour
Sat. May 18, 2019
Veronica Smith Senior Center, 20 Chestnut Hill Ave
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ever wonder about how Brighton transformed from a rural farming community to today’s bustling city streets? Much of our neighborhood’s earliest history occurred in the streets and blocks around Brighton Center, a rich legacy just waiting to be discovered!
Join the Brighton Allston Historical Society for a walking tour co-hosted by the Allston-Brighton CDC and Brighton Main Streets, led by BAHS volunteers on a beautiful spring morning!
The tour is free, and will last approximately 1 1⁄2 to 2 hours. Brighton Center Meet in front of the Veronica Smith Senior Center 20 Chestnut Hill Ave.
Rain date: Saturday, June 1.
Mayor Walsh's Allston-Brighton Coffee Hour
Wed. Jun 05, 2019
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Coffee hours give residents the chance to speak with Mayor Walsh and staff from City departments.
Through these discussions, Mayor Walsh looks forward to hearing how the City of Boston can improve upon local parks, public areas, and City services.
We'll also have a suggestion box set up at each site. We'll have free coffee and breakfast treats provided by Dunkin', as well as fresh fruit from Star Market. Each family will receive a flowering plant grown in the City's greenhouses as a gift from Mayor Walsh. Also, there will be a raffle with prizes from Dunkin'.
Community Celebration & Annual Meeting
Thu. Jun 13, 2019
Devlin's Patio, 332 Washington Street
Help us kick off the summer as we honor our community volunteers!
Our work would not be possible without neighbors like you! Come raise a glass, celebrate the shared success of the good work happening here in your neighborhood, and find out how you can get involved. We'll be presenting awards in the following categories:
- Business of the Year, John J. Ryan Insurance Agency
- Volunteer of the Year, Andrea Kalsow
It is our great pleasure to recognize organizations and individuals who help make Brighton a great place to live, work and play.
Learn about community programs as well as business resources available right here in Brighton. But most importantly, show your B.RIGHT.ON pride!
This event is FREE! RSVP requested.
Brighton Farmers Market
Wed. Jun 19, 2019
Brighton Common, 30 Chestnut Hill Ave
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Allston Brighton Health Collaborative is bringing you fresh food every Wednesday throughout the summer!
- We have tons of great vendors on board, so come get your locally grown produce, grass fed and organic meats, fresh fish and so much more.
- Contact our Market Manager to reserve a table for your organization or sell your products.
- Check us out at our NEW location on Brighton Common.
- Wednesdays June 19 - September 26, 3-7pm 30 Chestnut Hill Ave
Thanks so much to our sponsors, Presentation School Foundation, Brighton Main Streets, Franciscan Children's, Harvard Ed Portal, and St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for supporting this access to healthy food.
We accept SNAP/EBT, HIP, WIC, Senior Coupons, and Veggie Vouchers. We'll see you rain or shine at Brighton Common!
Presented by the Allston Brighton Health Collaborative and the Presentation School Foundation Community Center