Neighborhood Round Up


The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry this week is requesting bags of rice and cans of ravioli, two of the most popular items that fill the shelves. Any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would also be greatly appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at the Food Pantry at 49 Vine St. (Hayes Square), The Cooperative Bank at 201 Main St. and at the Parish Center on 46 Winthrop St. (across from the Training Field).  Financial donations can be sent to: Harvest on Vine, Parish Center, 46 Winthrop St., Charlestown, MA 02129. For more information, call Tom MacDonald, director, at 617-990-7314.


The Boston Bruins will again be bringing its Learn-to-Play Hockey program to Charlestown this fall.  Charlestown Youth Hockey will be hosting and staffing the program.  The program is available to boys and girls ages 4-8 that have not participated in an organized hockey program before.  Sign-up will be July 19, at the Bruins website.  This four week program will be on Saturdays.  There will be two sessions, one at 10am and one at 11 a.m. and will run from October 13 to November 3.  Please visit the “Bruins Academy” tab at the Charlestown Youth Hockey web site (CYHA.COM) for information on how to register.  This program is limited to 50 kids per session and will fill up quickly. Engine 50 Celebrates it’s 100th anniversary. Help celebrate 100 years of Engine 50 ”The People’s Firehouse” on Thursday, July 26, head over to The Bunker Hill Monument at 11 a.m. and join the fun.

Kennedy          center Golf Tournament

John F. Kennedy Family Service Center, is proud to announce our first annual golf tournament at the Nahant Golf Club in Nahant, MA on Friday, September 7, 2018. Register now to play as a single golfer, a pair, or a foursome. Interest levels are high so register early as space is limited. We look forward to seeing you there. Not a golfer? Join us for dinner. Join us from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for cocktails and take in the beautiful views. Enjoy music and get a sneak peek at all of the raffle and auction items. A delicious dinner buffet will be prepared by John Moore, owner of the Navy Yard Bistro, and starts at 5:30 p.m., with plenty of seating capacity to accommodate all of the Kennedy Center’s supporters. Call for more information on attending Dinner Only! Contact Crystal Galvin 617-241-8866 ext. 1352 or email to: [email protected].


On Thursday, July 19, The First Church at 10 Green St. will host a Block Party from 6-8 p.m. Stop by for free fun and games including a bounce house and petting zoo. Enter the raffle to win Red Sox tickets. Meet Wally The Green Monster! All are welcome to this free event.


The next show will appear on Thursday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. on BNN-TV channel 9, RCN channel 15 and VERIZON  channel 1961 and repeated on the same channels on Thursday at 11:30 pm, Saturday at 9 am and Sunday at 5 p.m.  It can also be seen on YouTube at Charlestown and Beyond and Facebook at Charlestown & Beyond.

To reach host Kathy Cookie Giordano call 617-447-1406 or email at [email protected].


The Friends of the Training Field present a free concert with the Charlestown High School Band on Saturday, July 28 from 12-2 p.m. at the Training Field. All are invited, refreshments will be available. Come and enjoy this great community space!

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