Neighborhood Round Up

Spaulding Peace Art Gallery Opening

The exhibit “Finding Your Strength” by the Artists Group of Charlestown opens with a reception at the Spaulding Peace Art Gallery, 300 First Avenue, 2nd Floor on Thursday, January 23 from 4-5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Charlestown Gym Hockey 2020-2021 Registration

Registration for the 2020/2021 Gym Hockey season is being held at the Boys & Girls Club High Street building on the following dates: Saturday 1/18 /20 from 9:30am to 11:30am and Saturday 1/25/20 from 9:30am to 11:30am Ages are 4 years old by 10/1/2020 to 9 years old (anyone who turns 10 years old before 2/1/21 is too old). There in a registration fee which is not paid until the fall when the season begins. You do not have to live in Charlestown to play. Come and watch a game while you register your child. 

Spring (and Winter) Lacrosse Registration is now open

ALL ARE WELCOME. The Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center has opened registration for its main Spring season & for its Winter skills seasons.  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 (617) 242-9328 or visit our website (www.charlestownlacrosse.com/registration) for more information and to register today!!!

Harvest on Vine Food Pantry Appeal

Since the start of the school year, the Food Pantry has had a great need for cereal to include in its distribution.  Donations of 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. For more information, call Tom MacDonald 617-990-7314.

Don’t miss “e”Inc.’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

 On January 25, 2020 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. at Atlantic Wharf, 280 Congress St., Boston, “e” Inc. will host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. The night will feature amazing short films on a variety of topics impacting the world today; topics such as: Wildlife, Indigenous People, Energy and Conservation, Thinking Globally, Water and River Issues, Ways to Act, and more! The emcee for the evening is Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards. This event is a fund raiser for “e” Inc., Charlestown’s Science Emporium located in the Navy Yard.  It will be a wonderful night full of food, films, cash bar, live music, and a silent auction. For more information, visit www.einc-action.org or call 617-242-4700.

e Inc Third Thursdays

Join the fun on January 16 at “e” Inc where the topic for this month’s activity night is catapults!  From 6-7:30 p.m. at “e” inc. science emporium kids ages 5-7 are invited to explore catapults. Visit www.einc-action.org for more information. $5 registration fee covers activities, art project and a snack. The science emporium is located at 114 16th St, Charlestown Navy Yard.

Warren-Prescott Ice Skating Party

The Warren-Prescott School Annual Ice Skating Party will be held Saturday, February 1, from 3:00-4:00pm at the Steriti Rink, 561 Commercial Street North End. The event is open to all Warren-Prescott school students, teachers, staff and their families. Ice Skate Rentals $5. Helmets are recommended for all children. 50/50 Raffle $1 per ticket, 12 tickets for $10, or 20 tickets for $15. In addition to a chance to win 50% of the proceeds from ticket sales, three lucky runner-ups will win Warren-Prescott branded t-shirts!

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