Dear Members:

Swingin’ in the Fens is just days away!
Wednesday, July 24th – Free
6:30 PM in Ramler Park (see attached for details)

This year’s collaboration with Fenway Civic Association, Berklee College of Music, and Boston Parks Department will feature Jazz vocalist Marianne Solivan. Marianne was one of the first singers in the newly conceived Fenway Civic/Berklee/ParkArts summer jazz series back in 2000, while a student at Berklee. This year Berklee is able to invite her back from NY, where she has her own band and a big jazz following, to perform again at this lively Fenway homecoming. Don’t miss it!

The concert is of course weather dependent, (rain date is Aug. 14).


Dear Members:

Don’t forget to bring your picnic dinner down to Symphony Park Tuesdays this July.
Enjoy the following free performances!

July 9: ViVi
July 16: DREION
July 23: Sarah Messias
July 30: Natalie Castro

All concerts start at 5:30 and are weather permitting.
Concerts are sponsored by Berklee College of Music, in partnership with Fenway Civic Association and the Friends of Symphony Park
Symphony Park is located at 39 Edgerly Road in the East Fenway.


4th of July

Dear Members:
Please see the following information regarding street closures during the 4th of July: Traffic advisory for 2019 July Fourth celebration

Happy 4th everyone!

Dear Members:

Happy Summer!
Please see the following announcements regarding upcoming meetings, concerts, and events.
Make sure to read to the bottom for events and concerts!
1. Air Rights Parcel 12 Public Meeting
Date: Tuesday, June 25th, 6:00 -7:30 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Independence Ballroom, 39 Dalton Street
Details: Public meeting to discuss the Draft Project Impact Report for this mixed use Air Rights Project and proposed Planned Development Area Plan. Comments are due by July 22nd.
To read more and to submit your comments, visit: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/parcel-12

2. Kenmore Hotel Impact Advisory Group Meeting
Date: Thursday, June 27th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Kenmore Classroom Building, 565 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Room 106
Details: Public meeting, focused on the Impact Advisory Group for the Kenmore Square Hotel project.
Comments are due by July 6th. To learn more and to submit your comments, visit: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/kenmore-hotel

3. 12-28 Lansdowne Street/Fenway Theater Public Meeting
Date: Monday, July 1, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Dell EMC Club, Fenway Park, 20 Jersey Street
Details: Public meeting to discuss the Draft Project Impact Report for a 91,500 square foot, 5,400 capacity concert venue. Comments are due by July 29th. For more details and to submit your comments, visit: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/fenway-theater

4. 1241 Boylston Street Public Meeting
Date: Tuesday, July 2, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fenway Community Center, 1282 Boylston Street (entry on Jersey Street)
Details: Public meeting to discuss updates on the project and applicability of the Park and Parkways Ordinance. For more details, visit: http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/1241-boylston-street

5. 12-28 Lansdowne Street/Fenway Theater Impact Advisory Group Meeting
Date: Monday, July 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ford Clubhouse, 72 Brookline Avenue
Details: See 3., above – this is a public meeting focused on the Impact Advisory Group for Fenway Theater.
Save the Date(s)!
Kaji Aso Studio – Tanabata Festival
Date: Saturday, July 6th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Kaji Aso Studio, 40 St. Stephen Street
Details: Celebrate Japan’s Tanabata festival with a free reception, exhibit, and poetry reading. This event is free and open to the public; donations gratefully accepted.

Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park, starting July 9th
Dates: July 9, 16, 23, and 30, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Symphony Park, 39 Edgerly Road
Details: Join neighbors and friends for free concerts at Symphony Park. All concerts are free and open to the public. Sunset Concerts are a partnership of Berklee College of Music, Boston Parks and Recreation, Fenway Civic, and the Friends of Symphony Park. For more details, visit: https://www.berklee.edu/events/summer/symphony-park

Fenway Garden Society Open Gardens
Date: Saturday, July 13th 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Fenway Victory Gardens, 1200 Boylston Street
Details: Stroll the Fenway Victory Gardens for free garden visits and an art show. For more details, visit www.fenwavictorygardens.org 

Swingin’ in Ramler Park
Date: Wednesday, July 24th, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough Street
Details: Mark your calendars for this annual event at award-winning Ramler Park in the West Fenway. Free concert featuring Marianne Solivan and friends. Swingin’ in Ramler Park is part of the city’s ParkArts program, and a partnership of Berklee College of Music, Boston Parks and Recreation, and Fenway Civic Association. For more details, visit: https://www.berklee.edu/events/summer/ramler-park
When: July 24, 6:30 p.m. (rain date, August 14)
Where: Ramler Park, 130 Peterborough Street, 02215
What: Join Fenway Civic, Boston Parks and Recreation and Berklee College of Music for this annual tradition of free music at Ramler Park, featuring Marianne Solivan. Solivan and her band will perform original music from her most recent CD, Spark, as well as songs from the Great American Songbook and a few Latin songs.
When: (Tuesdays) July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, 5:30 p.m. (weather permitting)
Where: Symphony Community Park, 39 Edgerly Road, 02115
What: Stroll over to Symphony Park to hear four free concerts in July, featuring ViVi, DREION, Sarah Messias, and Natalie Castro. This series is sponsored by Berklee College of Music and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Friends of Symphony Park and Fenway Civic Association.
Location: Boston City Hall, 9th Floor
The BCDC Design Committee will be meeting to discuss public realm impacts of the 1252-1270 Boylston Street/SCAPE dormitories project. This meeting is open to the public.