Neighborhood Round Up

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.

Blood Drive with MGH-Hosted by the Bunker Hill Associates

Saturday, April 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a Blood Drive at the Knights of Columbus hall at 545 Medford St.  There is a critical shortage of blood at MGH. The Associates are proud to partner with the Knights of Columbus Charlestown and MGH to help fill that shortfall. Sign up to donate blood with the MGH Blood Donor Team at blooddonor.massgeneral.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/4762 or email [email protected]

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.

REVITALIZED – AGC Spring Show

The Artists Group of Charlestown’s Spring Exhibition – REVITALIZED opens April 2, and will be available for viewing by appointment or online through April 25, 2021at the StoveFactory Gallery 523 Medford St.  Jurors Dara Pannebaker and Julie Alailima chose over 70 pieces of art including sculpture, fiber arts, ceramics, photography, collage, watercolors, oils, and acrylics for the show which can be viewed in person by appointment or online. Get REVITALIZED this spring! Visit the AGC website at artistsgroupofcharlestown.com and go to the “events” page  to make a viewing appointment or to have a look at the show without leaving home.

Ryan “Duce” Morrissey Scholarship Applications Available

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 our website. www.ryanmorrisseyscholarship.com

Charlestown Lacrosse – Spring Registration is Open!

The Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center has opened registration for it’s main Spring season!!!  New players are always welcome regardless of skill level and scholarships are always available.Please call (240) 538-2477 or visit our website (www.charlestownlacrosse.com/registration) for more information and to register today!!! 

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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