Neighborhood Round Up

Harvest on Vine Food Pantry Appeal

The Food Pantry has had a great need at this time as it has been very busy serving many more residents in town and providing more frequent distributions. Donations of all non-perishable foods are 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.

Gym Hockey News

The Gym Hockey outside fall program was so successful that a spring season is possible.

Ages are 4 to 9 years old. Anyone interested in playing please call Debbie Lent (617-241-0434) or Jimbo Tucker (617-803-5344).

“e” inc. Wild & Scenic Film Festival

 On Saturday, March 20th at 7PM, “e” inc. – Charlestown’s planet science learning & action center, is hosting The Wild & Scenic Film Festival (WSFF).  The Festival is remote, and the films are fantastic – from a few neighbors trying to protect ancient sequoias, to Greta bringing all a spectacular message of action, to Kenyan seniors becoming the solar engineers of their villages, and the story of 1 man protecting the Pangolin (who knew??) it will be a night to remember. For tickets visit: www.einc-action.org and click on the festival logo.

Call to Artists – AGC Spring Show

Invitation for submissions for the Artists Group of Charlestown’s Spring Exhibition – Revitalized.

Drawing/Painting/Printmaking/Photography/Sculpture are welcome.   Exhibition dates; April 2 – April 25, 2021- Jurors: Dara Pannebaker, Julie Alailima.

 Deadline to apply is March 21. Submission guidelines are online at artistsgroupofcharlestown.com/exhibit-submissions/.

Friends of Ryan “Duce” Morrissey Scholarship

The Friends of Ryan “Duce” Morrissey Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that scholarships totaling $15,000 will again be offered this year. Scholarships are available to college and high school students. Details and application forms may be obtained from their website. www.ryanmorrisseyscholarship.com

Email ryanmorr[email protected] for additional information.

Charlestown Lacrosse – Spring Registration is OPEN!

All NEW & OLD players WELCOME – The Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center has opened registration for it’s main Spring season!!!  The CLLC teaches the great game of Lacrosse to a diverse group of boys and girls, grades K-8th.  New players are always welcome regardless of skill level and scholarships are always available.  We believe in the power of Lacrosse, as it is the great equalizer in the sporting world. You don’t need to be tall, strong, fast or big to be successful and it’s a communal sport where anyone can find a niche and be a productive member of the team. As a program, we promote the following core values in everything we do: Teamwork, Responsibility, Community Service, Patience, & Effort.  Please call (240) 538-2477 or visit our website (www.charlestownlacrosse.com/registration) for more information and to register today!!! 

Girls Softball Registration

Registration is officially open for Charlestown Girls Softball.

There will be divisions for: Instructional/8U, 10 and under, 12 and under and 14 and under.

For more information visit their website www.charlestowngirlssoftball.com.

 Free Virtual Art Studio Trial

Essem Art Studio launches a virtual art studio with monthly subscriptions to continue sparking joy and cultivating creative power in little artists (age 2-10) and families with young children. The virtual art studio provides engaging virtual art labs and resources for parents and families who are looking for ways to introduce more art and creative practices at home. Every week, new art labs and creative prompts are added to the growing online catalog. You can enjoy a free 7 day trial of the virtual art program now. Visit essemartstudio.com for more information!

Registration Open for Little League

Charlestown Little League is planning for a “normal” season running from Late April to the end of June with regular practices and games.  There are different teams and opportunities for players age 4-12.   They are also seeking volunteers for coaching and support positions. Email [email protected] for more information.

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