Free wellness for Health Care Providers
ASANA Charlestown is now offering free live-streamed Yoga, Meditation, and Barre classes to Health Care Providers. The virtual studio’s aim is to offer a new way for people to sustain their wellness practices from home. If you or someone you know would like more information on this initiative, please visit www.asanacharlestown.com/health-care.
Harvest on Vine Food Pantry Appeal
The Food Pantry has had a great need for cereal to include in its distribution. At this time donations of all non-perishable foods are also greatly appreciated. Donations drops are: Food Pantry, 49 Vine St. (Hayes Square), The Cooperative Bank – 201 Main St. or the Parish Center – 46 Winthrop St. (by the Training Field). Or donate by sending checks to: Harvest on Vine, Parish Center, 46 Winthrop St., Charlestown, MA 02129. They are also looking for volunteers to assist with distribution. For more information, call Tom MacDonald 617-990-7314.
The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club Closed
The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club will be closed until further notice.
Applications Available for CMA Scholarships
The Charlestown Mothers Association is pleased to offer up to $15,000 in college scholarships, to men and women who have been residents of Charlestown for at least five years, and will be attending college full-time this fall. The amount of each scholarship awarded will be determined by the CMA Scholarship Committee. Last year, the CMA awarded 10 scholarships. Copies of the application are available at the “Scholarship” tab on the CMA website, www.charlestownmothersassociation.org, and also at the Charlestown Branch Library at the circulation desk. The completed application is due by April 24.
Virtual Tours of USS Constitution Changed to 10 a.m.
USS Constitution is hosting daily live tours via Facebook Live at 10 a.m. At this time, no Sailors assigned to USS Constitution have tested positive for COVID-19, and USS Constitution is following all preventative guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Department of the Defense and Navy leadership. At this time, USS Constitution’s crew has hosted 20 virtual tours, and they have been viewed by more than 500,000 people. The virtual tours are available at www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial. During the virtual tours, the ship’s active-duty Sailors take viewers through the ship, to include several areas normally closed to the public, and provide an opportunity to ask live questions. The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides” and those associated with her.The Museum has temporarily closed in response to the coronavirus public health emergency and will reassess the situation at the end of March 2020. To serve students and the public who are working remotely, the Museum is providing complimentary access to additional content on its digital platforms. For more information, visit www.usscm.org.
Charlestown Girls Softball Update!
Charlestown Girls softball is looking for Spring season players in divisions 8u, 10u and 12u. Also, Summer season is planned to start at the end of June, seeking players for 10u, 12u, 14u and 18u. If you have questions or concerns, contact Jack Schievink at 617-201-4507 or Billy Nugent at 617-447-3106 or via email at [email protected]