Location: Kenmore Classroom Building, Room 101, 565 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
The Proponent proposes to construct a new, 27-story, approximately 389-room hotel surrounded by a new, approximately half-acre public plaza. The Project also includes the demolition of the existing building at 560-574 Commonwealth Avenue, and shifting the building site east, amid the new public plaza. 
To learn more or to submit your comments, visit: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/kenmore-hotel

Fenway Porchfest!

Date: June 15th, 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Details: The Fenway Porchfest lineup is live at www.fenwayporchfest.org. View a list of talented performers headed your way! Fenway Porchfest is a collaboration of Fenway Civic Association, Fenway CDC, and The Fenway Alliance. Thanks to our sponsors, The Hamilton Company Charitable Foundation, and The Mission Hill Fenway Neighborhood Trust, and to our site hosts and talented musicians for making this event possible.
This free annual picnic will be held outside the Kelleher Rose Garden on June 11th from 6-8 p.m (rain date June 12th). Join your friends and neighbors for a stroll in the garden, musical entertainment, and a light supper. Bring a picnic dinner and chairs or a blanket – more details to follow!
Rose Garden Picnic Save the Date 2019
Free, age-strong fitness classes start next week at Symphony Park, located at 39 Edgerly Road in the Fenway.
Join your neighbors for these classes, sponsored by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, Boston Public Health Commission, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, with support from the Mission Hill Fenway Neighborhood Trust. All classes take place in the park at 10:00 a.m.; in event of rain, classes will be held at 100 Norway Street:
Chair Yoga: Tuesdays, June 4 – September 24
Tai Chi: Thursdays, June 6 – July 25th
Symphony Park Flyer

Dear Members:

Apologies for this late notice. Please see the following announcement from the Boston Red Sox regarding their community meeting on Tuesday, June 4th:
Red Sox Neighborhood Meeting – Tuesday, June 4
We would like to invite you to a Neighborhood Meeting at Fenway Park on Tuesday, June 4 at the Champions Club.  Please enter the Champions Club via the door located on Ipswich Street near Gate B. We will have security located outside checking in attendees.

As with our previous meetings over the years, we will provide updates on our events and operations, and offer you the chance to ask questions and provide any feedback and suggestions that you have. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m, with the meeting running from 6:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m.

The meeting is open to all, and food and beverages will be served.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Claire at cdurant@redsox.com.

DCR Traffic Advisory: Fenway, Boylston Street, and Park Drive
WHAT:          Starting Saturday, June 1, 2019, and continuing through Thursday, June 20, 2019, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close Fenway from Boylston Street to Forsyth Way and from Brookline Avenue to Louis Prang Street, Park Drive from Brookline Avenue to Kilmarnock Street, and Boylston Street from Ipswich Street West to Ipswich Street East in the City of Boston from 7:00PM to 5:00AM to accommodate milling, paving, roadway improvement work, and the placement of temporary lane markings. On street parking will be prohibited during work hours. Traffic patterns will be clearly marked, and a police detail will be on site.
                       Additionally, in July 2019, the agency will conduct permanent lane marking work, which will include new crosswalks and bicycle lanes along Fenway from Brookline Avenue to Louis Prang Street and Park Drive from Brookline Avenue to Kilmarnock Street.
WHERE:       Fenway from Boylston Street to Forsythe Way and from Brookline Avenue to Louis Prang Street, Park Drive from Brookline Avenue to Kilmarnock Street, and Boylston Street from Ipswich Street West to Ipswich Street East in the City of Boston
WHEN:          Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Thursday, June 20, 2019
                        7:00PM to 5:00AM

Dear Members and Friends:
1. FCA/Northeastern Annual Flower Share, Saturday, May 18th, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., St. Ann’s Church 
Since 1975, Northeastern University has partnered with Fenway Civic to provide free plants and flowers to members each spring.
Saturday’s flower share will be held at the St. Ann’s Church/Fenway Center parking lot located at 77 St. Stephen Street (corner of Gainsborough Street). We look forward to seeing you there!
2. Neighborhood Improvement Committee Meeting, Monday, May 20th, 6:00 p.m., 100 Norway Street
The Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is facilitated by Berklee College of Music and Fenway residents, and works to improve the neighborhood, focused on areas of shared concern including safety and the public realm. Please join the NIC for this public meeting and bring your ideas!
3. District 8 Community Conversation, Tuesday, May 21st, 6:00 p.m., 160 Massachusetts Avenue
A moderated forum with candidates for District 8 City Council will take place May 21st, moderated by Margaret McKenna, President Emerita, Lesley University. Come hear from candidates and bring your questions.
All are invited to this free event, and registration at:
4. Fenway Porchfest Musician and Volunteer sign-up: Ongoing
With over 80 acts and counting, Fenway Porchfest is still accepting applications from musicians through May 27th.
Local musicians are prioritized, so apply today at www.fenwayporchfest.org !
Not a musician, but want to get involved? Write to info@fenwayporchfest.org for more details.