2.2 min readBy Published On: July 12th, 2015Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of July 13th

Be informed.  Get involved. The Fort Point Arts Community  is hosting a special meeting on Wednesday, July 15th at 5:30pm and would like to hear your ideas.  Boston Creates is a City of Boston, city-wide initiative to build a plan that will guide development of the arts and culture in the city for the next 10 years.  The plan will be based on input from the community and will draw upon conversations with thousands of people through a neighborhood based process over the summer.  Please join the South Boston/Fort Point/Seaport Team at the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery – 300 Summer Street and be a part of the discussion.

On your mark, get set, go! Lace up your running sneakers and register for the Jim Kane Sugar Bowl 5K.  This road race is a local favorite for not only its flat course along the water but for the party after the race too. The L Street Running Club, who organizes this race, announced a new team category this year, as well as a vendor expo, awards and raffles, baggage check, free parking and a big BBQ post race.  The race takes place on Thursday, July 16th at 7:00 pm and begins at Carson Place.  Registration is $30.   For more information or to register online visit: http://www.lstreet.org/

Listen to the music!  Grab your beach chairs and hit the L for a free concert. The 4th Annual Beach Jam sponsored by the BCYF Curley Community Center and MusicBall is Thursday, July 16th at 6pm. The FREE concert on Curley’s Family Friendly M Street Beach will be headlined by the Boston Music Award Winning “Louie Bello Concert Series,” Kiss Concert performer B-Capp, the amazing Kendoll King, young, up and coming Popstar Jazmin Johnson and many others.  There will be kids activities, face-painting, ice cream, popcorn & refreshments. Sound like fun! 

Play hockey.  The Friends of Donny Higgins Memorial Fund in collaboration with the DCR are organizing a new street hockey league at the new Donald F. Higgins Arena on Farragut Road.  This league will play on Tuesday and Thursd evenings from 6:30pm-9:00pm for kids ages 12-16 from July 14th – August 20th.  For more information call Joe Burke at 603-261-0710.

Row, row, row your boat.  Take a row-boat out on the Fort Point Channel.  The Boston Rowing Center (88 Sleeper Street)has row boats to accommodate up to 4 with one or two rowers and rowing instruction.  For more information visit www.bostonrowingcenter.org  Rental is $15 for an hour. Makes a great date idea!