Event

Piers Park Sailing Center 2019 Opening Day – Free Sailing

Join PPSC for free sailing kayaking, food, and live music to celebrate 21 years on the water!

Date: May 4, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Piers Park, East Boston
More Information: facebook.com/events

Boston high school students will reflect on the City’s Resilient Boston Harbor vision and investigate the meaning of resiliency, the vision they have for Boston, and their role in implementing solutions.

Date: April 4, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Location: Boston City Hall
More Information: greenovateboston.org/boston_design_week_2019

Tenean Beach Clean-Up on Park Serve Day

Join NepRWA staff and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) as a volunteer at Tenean Beach in Dorchester on Park Serve Day, a statewide service day that helps get our parks and open spaces ready for the summer season.

Date: April 27, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: Tenean Beach, Dorchester
More Information: neponset.org/happenings

EFSB Public Comment Hearing on Eversource Substation

The state Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) will hold a public comment hearing on the proposed electric substation on the Chelsea Creek in East Boston. Following a presentation by Eversource of a proposed project change, public officials and the public will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments . A Spanish/English and a Portuguese/English interpreter will be present.

Date: February 5, 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Location: East Boston High School
More Information: mass.gov/files
En español: mass.gov/files

The City Talks: Environmental Extremes

Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials, and artists for a discussion inspired by themes found in “Ansel Adams in Our Time,” on exhibit now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Date: February 13, 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Location: Linde Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
More Information: mfa.org/programs

Charlestown/Lower Mystic Community Meeting

The Mystic River Watershed Association is hosting a community meeting to share feedback and initial ideas for new parks, walking and biking paths, and opportunities for better access to the waterfront. Enjoy free pizza and good conversation at this kid-friendly event! RSVP encouraged but not required.

Date: January 30, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Location: Harvard-Kent Elementary School
More Information: mysticriver.org/calendar

Charlestown Navy Yard Waterfront Activation Plans Review

Join the Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”) to hear from proponents looking to collaborate with the City to activate the Charlestown Navy Yard waterfront and watersheet. You can access the proposals ahead of time here: bit.ly/BPDA_CNYRFP.

Date: December 12, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Location: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
More Information: bostonplans.org/news-calendar

Community Meeting/Open House on Northern Avenue Bridge

The City of Boston is hosting a community meeting about the Northern Avenue Bridge project. It will begin with an open house where participants can view project materials, learn more about the current bridge’s structural analysis, mobility evaluation, placemaking, and design process, and speak with members of the project team. A presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by time for Q&A.

Date: November 28, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Location: District Hall
More Information: northernavebridgebos.com/news-meetings

New England Aquarium Lecture Series: Inclusive Community Resilience Building in East Boston

Three East Boston leaders [Magdalena Ayed, The Harborkeepers; Alex DeFronzo, Piers Park Sailing Center; and Kannan Thiruvengadam, Eastie Farms and The Friends of the East Boston Greenway] are taking steps to engage diverse residents in activities to help foster community resilience in light of the challenges. The New England Aquarium is collaborating with these leaders on a project called Communities Advancing Science Literacy. The panelists will discuss why they do their work, how it is making a positive difference, and how more people can get involved to foster community resilience.

Date: November 1, 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Location: New England Aquarium IMAX Theatre
More Information: support.neaq.org

Suffolk Downs Development Public Meetings & Comment Period

The Suffolk Downs proposal by HYM includes 10.5 million square feet of mixed-use development and 40 acres of open space on the 109 acres of the site in the City of Boston (additional space is in the City of Revere). Public meetings are ongoing (see link below) and public comments on the Draft Project Impact Report (DPIR) are accepted through mid-December.

Date: Various
Location: Various
More Information: bostonplans.org/news-calendar

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