Whittier Choice Groundbreaking Ceremony
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: St. Katherine Drexel Parish Fellowship Hall
175 Ruggles Street, Roxbury, MA 02120
Join Martin J. Walsh and special guests for the Whittier Choice Neighborhoods groundbreaking ceremony.
Daily Table Grand Opening
Date: Friday, January 19, 2018
Location: 2201 Washington Street, Roxbury
Daily Table is an innovative grocery store that offers fresh produce and grocery items as well as ready-to-cook and grab-n-go prepared meals at truly affordable prices. They opened the first store in 2015 in Codman Square/Four Corners Dorchester and will open a second location in Dudley Square Roxbury on January 19. To learn more about the Roxbury store, check out this informative fact sheet or visit www.dailytable.org.
Sparks for Arts
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley Street, Roxbury
Madison Park Development Corporation is celebrating Roxbury’s recent cultural district designation at this year’s Sparks for Arts event. Join us for music, dance, camaraderie, cocktails, food and the annual Community Catalyst award program where we honor local artist-citizens committed to Roxbury’s cultural life. This year’s Community Catalyst honorees are Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga (dancer), Crosby Tatum (filmmaker), Tricia Elam Walker (author), and Farai Williams (actor). All are invited to this free community event. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-849-6335.
Roxbury Cultural District Launch
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Bruce C. Bolling Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury
The Massachusetts Cultural Council Board of Directors officially realized a goal decades in the making, establishing a third cultural district in Boston known as the Roxbury Cultural District. Join us to celebrate this designation with free food, drinks and more!
After School Program Fair
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Whittier Community Room
160 Ruggles Street Rear
Learn about fun and new opportunities in the community for your son or daughter to participate in after school! The fair is open to all and refreshments will be served. A Spanish language interpreter will be available – if you need another language interpretation please contact Lueteshia Raymond at 617-988-4128.
Annual Back-to-School BBQ
Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Whittier Street Health Center
1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury
The Whittier Street Health Center is hosting a Back-to-School BBQ for families in Roxbury, with free food and drinks, and free backpacks while supplies last. Come to watch the talent show, enjoy music and games, and win prizes!
Whittier Choice Community Open House
Date: Monday, July 24, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Central Boston Elder Services
2315 Washington Street, Roxbury
Learn about the Boston Housing Authority’s housing plan, share your thoughts about the proposed neighborhood improvements and connect with your neighbors and community leaders.
Date: Saturday, July 8, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Whittier Street Apartments Courtyard
Hosted by the Whittier Street Taskforce, Unity Day is a family event full of fun, food, and music in celebration of unity among the Whittier families and their neighbors.