Neighborhood Round Up

July 27, 2018
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HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY

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.

KENNEDY CENTER GOLF TOURNAMENT

John F. Kennedy Family Service Center, is proud to announce our 1st 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 4:30-5:30pm 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 5:30pm, 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 x 1352 or email to: info@kennedycenter.org

BRUINS ACADEMY – LEARN-TO-PLAY HOCKEY PROGRAM

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 19th at the Bruins website.  This four week program will be on Saturdays.  There will be two sessions, one at 10am and one at 11am and will run from October 13th to November 3rd.  Please visit the “Bruins Academy” tab at the Charlestown Youth Hockey website (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 26th head over to The Bunker Hill Monument at 11am and join the fun.

REGISTER FOR “E” INC.’S AUGUST SUMMER SCIENCE DISCOVERY PROGRAM

“e” inc.’s Summer Science Discovery Program is back with all new activities for kids ages 6-12. Become a paleontologist and learn about all the different types of dinosaurs from the Triassic to Cretaceous Period. Or, see our Earth from the beginning of time and explore how continents move and weather is created. With a variety of activities – conducting science experiments, building models, observing live specimens, artistic expression, field trips, etc. – there’s something for everyone at “e” inc.! Kids will gain an appreciation for the natural world, as well as, learn skills to become planet stewards. “e” inc. camp has two one-week sessions (Aug 20-24 & Aug 27-Aug 31). Hours are 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options. Families can sign up for both or either session. For weekly themes and more information visit www.einc-action.org

LIONS CLUB COLLECTS GLASSES AND EYE GLASS CASES

The Charlestown Lions Club is continuing to collect glasses and glass cases at the Charlestown Co-operative Bank.  The bank has a  collection box on one of their tables year around.

Jack Duffy,Lions Club Treasurer,  recently turned in 275 glasses and 102 eye glass cases to be checked and repaired and then distributed to the needy.

The Co-operative Bank is very generous in providing a place to donate glasses all year around as well as providing a collection space for coats for kids in the fall of each year..  The Lions Club would like to thank everyone who donated items and Tom Coots of the Cooperative Bank for being so helpful.  Thanks also to the Charlestown Patriot Bridge for printing articles on the Lions Club’s activities all year long.