News Briefs

Wild & Scenic Festival on April 27

“E” inc’s annual fundraiser Film Festival returns to the Atlantic Wharf in Boston on Saturday, April 27th at 6:30 PM. Wild & Scenic is a curated selection of Wild & Scenic films that celebrate the beauty of our planet and the importance of environmental conservation. Along with the film viewing, attendees will enjoy a brief awards ceremony, a silent auction, and light bites and drinks. All the proceeds from the event enable “e” inc. to grow their planet science and sustainability education programs provided to Boston youth. Visit to learn more and purchase tickets or to contribute to the fundraising efforts. Based in The Navy Yard, the nonprofit “e” inc. brings hands-on, exciting science education and action to urban children and youth, with programs that help them grow as learners, leaders, and ‘doers’ for the planet. “e” inc.’s programs span over 30 sites throughout the Greater Boston area providing in-person learning and skill-building throughout the year. For more information about “e”inc. contact: Annabeth Gausepohl – Director of Education for “e” inc. [email protected].  Or use this link to purchase tickets:

Could You be the Next Mayor of Charlestown?

All Roads Charlestown is keeping a favorite tradition alive, seeking candidates for Mayor of Charlestown for 2024. The Mayor of Charlestown is the only race you CAN buy with the title based on Community Fundraising. If you have lived in Charlestown for 5 or more years, are 21+ and agree to the duties of the Mayor, you can enter the race. Obligations are related to Community Events with All Roads Charlestown.  For more information contact [email protected]

New Exhibition Opening Friday April 19 at the StoveFactory Gallery

“There and Back Again: an Exploration”, paintings by Dianne Smith Dolan and Carol Schweigert will end the month of April with a reception Friday April 19, 5-8 p.m. Show will be open Saturday and Sunday April 20 & 21 from 11a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday April 25 and Sunday April 28 from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists Talks and closing reception: Sunday April 28 3-4 p.m. Coming up in May, “Inspired by the Sea” – works by Deidre Tao will open with a reception on May 3 from 5-7:30 p.m. Visit for a peek at Deidre’s work. The StoveFactory Gallery is located at 523 Medford Street, during events there is free parking in the lot at 511 Medford, in slots marked 511. Visit for additional information.  Also – At the Hood Park+AGC Pop Up Gallery,  check out the Art of Caity Sprague hanging through July 29 at 500 Rutherford Ave.

Taste of Charlestown – Supporting Good Shepherd’s Student Foundation

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have all your favorite local restaurant spots under one roof? On Saturday, April 27th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Good Shepherd School will be hosting its annual fundraiser also known as ‘Taste of Charlestown’ at Foundation Kitchen located at 32 Cambridge Street in Charlestown. Sample delicious bites from all the Charlestown favorites – from Brewer’s Fork to Prima to Warren Tavern and even, The Bacon Truck! Enjoy drinks while catching up with fellow neighbors and dance the night away with music provided by Karson Tager of Mix 104.1. There will be opportunities to bid on exciting packages from the silent auction, enter basket raffles (think: epic movie and pizza nights!), and participate in a live auction for artwork created by the school’s students.Learn more at: If you’re a local business and are interested in donating to Taste of Charlestown, don’t hesitate to contact Jessica at [email protected] or DM @gsscharlestown on Instagram!

Spotlight your Historic House on the CPS House Tour

The Charlestown Preservation Society hosts a historic home tour in September and is inviting Charlestown homeowners to join them. The learn more about the event and showcase your home, email [email protected]

Earth Day at Pier 5

Join the Pier 5 Association for an Earth Day celebration on Sunday, April 28 from 11s.m. to 3 p.m. on the Harborwalk – Pier 5. Visit for more information about the association.

Bake Sale to Benefit the Monument Association at the Training Field 

On Saturday, April 20 starting at 11 a.m. you can support the Monument Association at the revival of Sarah Josepha Buell Hale’s bake sale, originally started to raise funds to build the Bunker Hill Monument. This year’s fundraising is for their children’s book and other commemorative events this year and in 2025- they will mark the 250th Anniversary of the great Battle of Bunker Hill.  Tables specifically for Charlestown non-profits (free with proof of 501(c)3, and local sellers. Last minute Vendor tables: $40 for Ctown vendors, $30 for members of the Bunker Hill Monument Association. Reach out to reserve your table- tents are welcome. Visit the Bunker Hill Monument Association Facebook page or to get in touch.

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