BCYF Neighborhood Block Parties Start Tonight
Free Neighborhood Block Party Marks the Start of BCYF's Extensive Summer Menu!
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For Immediate Release
July 10, 2014
Released By:
Boston Centers for Youth & Families
For More Information Contact:
Sandy Holden
Sandy.Holden@cityofboston.gov

WHEN:          TODAY, Thursday, July 10, 5-7 p.m.

WHERE:        BCYF Holland Community Center, 85 Olney Street, Dorchester.

WHAT:          A free family-friendly neighborhood block party celebrating the start of BCYF’s summer programming.

Every Thursday night in July and August families will have the chance to come together at a different BCYF community center for a variety of free activities including a cookout, swimming, games and activities, summer programming information and more. 

WHO:            Boston’s Chief of Health & Human Services, Felix Arroyo; BCYF’s Interim Executive Director, Christopher Byner; and over 200 neighborhood residents.

This Block Party celebrates the start of BCYF’s extensive summer menu which includes free weekday drop-in programs at 10 locations in Boston called “Summer Fun Stops,” three free weekday sports centers, 50 summer day camps and programs at the centers, 20 recreation programs and tournaments including the renowned Boston Neighborhood Basketball League, youth employment programs and many special events.  Info: http://www.cityofboston.gov/BCYF/programs/Summer.asp.

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