Government Events

Mayor Walsh with Brighton Main Streets Board members and community residents

Community Egg Hunt

Sat. Apr 15, 2017

11am-12:30pm

Every year, hundreds of children ages 2-10 gather in Brighton to scoop up Easter eggs.  This tradition was started over 50 years ago by the McCarthy family, and it is continued today by Steve McCarthy and his daughter Molly.  No one goes home empty handed. The day is never complete without a visit from the Easter Bunny himself.  

Gather in the parking lot at Sisters of St. Joseph, 637 Cambridge Street, Brighton.  Festivities start at 11am, and the egg hunt is promptly at 11:30am! 

Brighton Main Streets has made this event possible in past years with cooperation of Boston Main Streets, CVS, Dunkin Donuts, Sisters of St. Joseph and of course the McCarthy family.

We'll be looking for you this year.  Don't forget to bring your basket.  

Joel Sowalsky & Jan Glassman

Commercial Leasing Workshop

Mon. Apr 24, 2017

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Brighton Public Library 40 Academy Hill Rd, Brighton, MA 02135

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/commercial-leasing-workshop-tickets-33524809608

Partners: City of Boston, Office of Economic Development, Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library

Attendees will learn practical information on basic commercial leases, rights of tenants, responsibilities of landlords, as well as lease negotiating tips. This workshop will address concerns of current and future commercial lease holders. 

Presenter: Daily General Counsel. Daily General Counsel assists businesses in the use of legal tools to solve problems that often can arise in operations, sales, administration and growth. They engage, educate and empower their clients. Jan Glassman and Joel Sowalsky are licensed attorneys in multiple states, and they each have more than 30 years of experience representing small businesses.

 

Brighton Day 2017

Sun. Sep 24, 2017

Washington Street, Brighton

12:00 PM

Come and show your Brighton Pride at one of the great events on Sunday, September 24.

14th Annual Brian Honan 5K Run/Walk  - 12:00 pm

Runners will start off from Tavern in the Square, Allston. Everyone is welcome, from competitive runners, recreational runners and walkers, children, families, and friends of the beloved councilor. The run/walk supports and fosters local and national programs that contribute to education, recreation, housing and healthcare. To register, please visit: https://racewire.com/register.php?id=8021

Allston Brighton Parade 1:00 pm

The parade leaves from Allston Village at 1:00 and makes its way down Washington Street through Brighton Center to Oak Square.

Representative Michael Moran's Annual Party in the Park

Following the parade, State Representative Michael Moran hosts the Party in the Park at Hardiman Park in Oak Square with bounce houses, food, games, DJ, and face painting for families.

 

 

Community Preservation Forum

Mon. Feb 26, 2018

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

6:00 - 8:00 pm

In 2016, Boston Voters approved the Community Preservation Act.

https://www.boston.gov/community-preservation-act

Come learn how the new CPA Fund will work - $20 million each year for parks, historic preservation and affordable housing! What are the priorities for Brighton and Allston?

Presented by City of Boston Community Preservation and co-sponsored by the Allston Brighton CDC, Allston Village Main Streets, and the Harvard Ed Portal.

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
 

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