Don't Let Summer Pass You By
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For Immediate Release
August 12, 2011
Released By:
Boston Centers for Youth & Families
For More Information Contact:
Mayor’s 24-Hour Hotline

Even though the school year is right around the corner, Mayor Thomas M. Menino reminds Boston residents there is still plenty of summer left to enjoy and is hosting a variety of outdoor activities filled with family fun for everyone.

A Hike Along the Bussey Brook Watercourse

What: Follow the watercourse of Bussey Brook beginning at Allandale Woods Urban Wild, through the Arnold Arboretum and end at Bussey Brook Urban Wild just as the brook goes underground and starts its path to the Charles River. Along the way, groups guided by staff from the Boston Natural Areas Network and the Boston Conservation Commission, will explore native and non-native plants.

When: TOMORROW! Saturday, August 13

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: 7 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury (Groups will meet in the parking lot near the church)

Contact: For more information or to RSVP, please call (617) 542-7696

Mayor Menino’s “SeaBoston”

What: Mayor Menino invites families to Lo Presti Park for activities, music and free food from some of the city’s best food trucks on East Boston’s waterfront. Later in the night, the 2003 kid flick animated hit Finding Nemo will be shown for all to enjoy.

When: TOMORROW! Saturday, August 13

Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Movie starts at 7:30 PM)

Where: Lo Presti Park at the intersection of Sumner and Border streets in East Boston

Contact: For more information please call the Mayor’s 24-Hour Hotline at (617) 635-4500

Mayor Menino’s “Neighborhood Performances”

What: Enjoy this free summer concert titled Jazz at the Fort in Roxbury’s Highland Park featuring Tuffus Zimbabwe and The Jazz Urbane.

When: Sunday, August 14

Time: 5:00 PM

Where: Highland Park, 58 Beech Glen Street, Roxbury

Contact: For more information please call the Mayor’s 24-Hour Hotline at (617) 635-4500 or go to



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