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.
Commercial Leasing Workshop
Mon. Apr 24, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Brighton Public Library 40 Academy Hill Rd, Brighton, MA 02135
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.
Love Your Block: Brighton Spring Clean Up Day
Sat. May 06, 2017
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!
Sign up so we know to expect you!
Meet at the Corrib Restaurant 396 Market St, Brighton, MA 02135
Small Business and Entrepreneur Meetup
Thu. May 25, 2017
Green Briar Restaurant, 304 Washington Street, Brighton
Come join us for an informal meetup to network with other local small business owners and entrepreneurs. Meet our Executive Director, Liz Sullivan, along with members of our Economic Development committee. Bring your questions about everything from permits and licenses, to financing, to marketing and social media!
Community Celebration & Annual Meeting
Thu. Jun 08, 2017
Devlin's Restaurant, 332 Washington St, Brighton, MA 02135
We just want to say THANK YOU!
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:
- Notable Nonprofit: Brighton Marine Health Center
- Small Business: Daniel's Bakery
- Main Streets Volunteer: Beth Gavin
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 MA. But most importantly, show your Brighton pride!
RSVP so we know to expect you!
WeBos Brighton Coffee Hour
Thu. Oct 19, 2017
The Corner Art Room
Women Entrepreneurs Boston (WeBos) Brighton Coffee Hour
Do you run your own business? Thinking of starting one? Whether it's a service business, bricks-and-mortal retail shop, or IT startup, join us over coffee for an informal meetup with other women business owners. We will introduce ourselves and our businesses, share resources, support each other, and network. This event is free; please register through eventbrite so that we know how many wonder women to expect!
Sponsored by Nicholas A. Papakyrikos CPA, PC. Presented by Brighton Main Streets and hosted by The Corner Art Room. Part of WeBos Week.
Grow Your Business: Storefront Improvements and Microfinancing
Thu. Nov 16, 2017
Athan's Bakery & Restaurant, 407 Washington Street
Brighton Main Streets is proud to present the first in a series of small business workshops aimed at providing professional services to our business community.
November's event will focus on the small business support available through Brighton Main Streets, the storefront signage and beautification assistance offered by the Boston Main Streets’ RESTORE program, and affordable small business loans through KIVA crowdsourcing.
Delicious, free hors d'oeuvres from Athan's will be available, as well as a cash bar. Door prizes include two hours of Quickbooks training, one free month of co-working space at Workbar Brighton, or an assortment of office snacks from the new Trader Joe's on Western Ave. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Event is free and open to the public, but please register on Eventbrite so we know to expect you!
Wed. Dec 13, 2017
Corrib Pub & Restaurant, 396 Market Street
Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer, networking, and celebration with the Allston and Brighton business community. Appetizers, dessert and a cash bar will
all be available!
There is no cost to attend but we kindly ask that you bring an unwrapped toy which will be donated to help a local family this holiday season.
This event is co-sponsored by Brighton Main Streets, Allston Village Main Streets, Allston Board of Trade, and Brighton Board of Trade.
Thu. Feb 08, 2018
Devlin's (side bar)
Come in out of the cold! Grab a "Bri-Tai"—our neighborhood's signature tropical drink—and a bite to eat. Meet and mingle with our staff and current volunteers as well as board and committee members.
We'll be talking about the events and programs that we are planning for Brighton in 2018, and sharing big & small ways you can get involved.
Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be provided.
This event is free & open to the public, but please RSVP so we can get a head count!