Health and Wellness Events
Volunteer Info Meeting
Wed. Mar 22, 2017
Make a difference! Get involved!
Come learn about upcoming events & opportunities to volunteer, right here in our neighborhood. Grab some food and drink. Meet other like-minded community members. Join us at The Green Briar, 304 Washington Street, Brighton.
Let's make Brighton a better place to work, play, and shop.
Brighton Day 2017
Sun. Sep 24, 2017
Washington Street, Brighton
Come and show your Brighton Pride at one of the great events on Sunday, September 24.
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
The parade leaves from Allston Village at 1:00 and makes its way down Washington Street through Brighton Center to Oak Square.
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.
Take Your Workout Outdoors on Wednesdays
Wed. Jun 06, 2018
6:00 - 7:00 pm
The Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department, and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston
Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing
opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Promotional support for Brighton Common events provided by Brighton Main Streets.
AllBright Art Crawl
Sat. Oct 13, 2018
AllBright Art Crawl is a relaxed group bike ride covering about 5 miles during the afternoon of October 13. This free, family-friendly event will link the two neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton through a guided cycling tour along with 10 free pedicabs. The afternoon’s activities will be rounded out by a variety of arts events planned for the weekend.
Presented by Brighton Main Streets and Allston Village Main Streets with funding provided by the Boston Main Streets Foundation.
Sat. Oct 20, 2018
Oak Square Common or Brighton Center
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come out and meet your neighbors while tidying up Brighton's common areas, streetscape, and traffic islands in preparation for winter. Email email@example.com to sign up.
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.
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