Free Events

Love Your Block: Brighton Spring Clean Up Day

Sat. May 11, 2019

Corrib Restaurant, 396 Market St, Brighton, MA 02i35

9-11am

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.

 


 

Brighton Sounds Unplugged Info Meeting

Thu. May 16, 2019

Athan's (407 Washington Street, Brighton)

6:30 pm

 

If you can't make it to the informational meeting, you can find more information here:

http://www.brightonmainstreets.org/unplugged


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

Brighton Common

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'.

More info here: https://www.boston.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/neighborhood-coffee-hours
 

Community Celebration & Annual Meeting

Thu. Jun 13, 2019

Devlin's Patio, 332 Washington Street

6:30-8:00 pm

 

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
  • Volunteer of the Year

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

 


Brighton Sounds: Conscious Reggae

Thu. Jun 20, 2019

Brighton Common

6:30 pm

 

Pack your picnic basket, grab a blanket or chair, and join us at Brighton Common while local reggae band, Conscious Reggae, performs live. Conscious Reggae provide beautifully performed classics that create the perfect environment to relax. Come and check them out!

 

 

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