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Please join Fenway Civic Association on Sunday, May 6th for our annual spring “Birds of the Back Bay Fens” birdwalk!

We will meet at 7:30 a.m., rain or shine at the Peace Bell, located behind the Kelleher Rose Garden across from the Museum of Fine Arts footbridge, for a morning of birding, led by naturalist Stephen Baird of the Friends of Jamaica Pond.

Bring your binoculars and a friend! This walk is open to everyone, and will take place rain or shine.

For questions, write fenwaycivic@aol.com

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Dear Members and Friends:

Please join us on Monday April 23rd at The Coop @ 401 Park (Landmark Center, East Wing 8th Floor) for the Fenway Civic Association’s spring public meeting.

Date: Monday April 23, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Coop @ 401 Park

Our meeting will feature a conversation with Samuel Chambers, Public Information Officer for the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement.
More details to come- mark your calendars now!

This meeting is free and open to the public.
Come and bring a friend!

Thanks to Samuels & Associates for hosting this event.

FCA 4.23.18

Dear Members and Friends:

Please see the following link for writing workshops and other classes offered by Northeastern Crossing this week. Develop your resume and cover letter, hone your advocacy writing skills, focus on creative writing, or attend a five-hour One Day, One Goal workshop to advance your writing project!

https://www.northeastern.edu/crossing/crossing-events/

Northeastern Crossing is located at 1175 Tremont Street in Roxbury.
For more information, email info@northeasterncrossing.org or call 617-373-2555

You’re Invited!
Northeastern Breakfast Club Neighborhood Clean-Up & Celebration
Sunday, April 8
Clean-up 10am-12pm, Celebration 12-1pm
Partners: Mission Hill Community Garden, Mission Main Streets, and Fenway Civic Association

Hello Residents and Neighbors,

Please join fellow residents and neighbors and Northeastern student volunteers for our annual clean-up event in Mission Hill and Fenway on April 8! We would love to have you volunteer alongside student volunteers to beautify areas that have been designated by local community organizations. The clean-ups will include spring activities such as raking, weeding, leaf pickup, painting, etc.

The Breakfast Club is a clean-up program lead by Northeastern students on 16 Sundays during the academic year, picking up trash along the streets of Mission Hill and Fenway neighborhoods. So far this year: 543 students have volunteered and collected 135 bags of trash!

Please join the effort in this end-of-year event! Sign-up here and we will contact you will more details about the day. The clean-up will be for two hours, then from 12-1/1:30 we will be hosting a celebration at the Mission Bar and Grill with food and some honorary thank-you prizes for some well-deserving residents and students.Please come after volunteering to eat, mingle and get to know fellow neighbors!

We kindly request that you sign-up for this wonderful annual spring clean-up event so we may plan for food. Please contact me with any questions at 617-373-8480 or r.regan@northeastern.edu

tinyurl.com/neighborhoodcleanup2018

Dear Members:

You are invited to attend the Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting for 1241 Boylston Street on Tuesday, March 27th, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Boston Arts Academy, located at 174 Ipswich Street. IAG meetings are public meetings that prioritize discussion between the project proponent and the IAG members.

Please see the meeting announcement below. Comments are being accepted through the Boston Planning and Development Agency link at:

http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/1241-boylston-street?utm_source=Neighborhoods&utm_campaign=49fad3e93f-1241_Boylston_IAG_Meeting3_20_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bccda74844-49fad3e93f-137521641#comment_Form

Dear Members:

For those of you who missed our Annual Meeting, Community Preservation Director Christine Poff will be making a second Fenway presentation about the Community Preservation Act and neighborhood funding opportunities on Tuesday, March 27th, from 6-8 p.m. at the Huntington YMCA, located at 316 Huntington Avenue. Please see the below message from The Fenway Alliance for details.

In partnership with FA-Member the YMCA of Greater Boston, the Fenway Alliance is hosting a Community Preservation Act Forum led by Christine Poff, City of Boston Director of CPA. See details below. You are welcomed to attend this event to learn more about this funding source.

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Dear Members and Friends:

We are excited to announce that we are planning an event coordinated by FCA, Fenway Community Development Corporation, and the Fenway Alliance – a first ever Fenway Porchfest!

Fenway Porchfest will be a community wide, 4 hour event on June 16th that brings music and the arts to the Fenway. By promoting local spaces and local artists, we hope to connect neighbors and showcase the creativity of our residents.

Please join us on March 22nd from 6-8 p.m. at the Fenway Community Center, located at 1282 Boylston Street.
We will present our plans for Porchfest and listen to community input – we look forward to hearing from you! You can register for the meeting here: Fenway Porchfest Community Meeting

Porchfest Meeting Flyer