Circle The City, “Boston’s first Open Streets initiative connecting people to parks,” is launching on June 24, July 15 and August 5, 2012! Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, LivableStreets Alliance, Franklin Park Coalition, and the City of Boston as we walk, bike, dance and roll on open, car-free streets in and between our parks. Circle The City is free to people of all ages and will feature Franklin Park, Jamaica Pond, the Southwest Corridor Park, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Through creating safe, car-free public space on selected streets, we are celebrating the opportunity to get out and play together.
June 24, 2012, 1 to 5 p.m.
Franklin Park kick-off featuring free activities for people of all ages and a live performance of the Boston POPS Brass Ensemble
July 15, 2012, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Walk, bike, roll and play with us on Open Streets! Featuring a car-free corridor between Franklin Park and Jamaica Pond.
August 5, 2012, 10a.m. to 1 p.m.
Celebrate the city with us along the Rose Kennedy Greenway! Featuring a car-free corridor along the downtown waterfront.
Dorchester Event Schedule:
1:00 – 4:00pm Giant Kickball Game with Hike4Life
1:00 – 4:00pm Youth Street Hockey -Boston Bruins
2:00 – 4:00pm Super Soccer Stars Soccer
1:00 – 2:00 Personal Best Fitness Coaching
1:00 – 4:00 Big Brothers Big Sisters Frisbee Golf
1:30 – 2:30 Yoga and Interpretive Historic Walking Tour with Adrienne Sharigian
1:30 – 3:30 Fitness Walks – BPHC NeighborWalk andWalkBoston
1:00 – 4:00 Women’s fitness clinic with Weights and Exercise with Karna Fitness
2:00 – 4:00 Ride The Necklace with Common Boston (Meet at Boston Common, registration in advance)
2:00 – 4:00 Bike tour with veteran Boston cyclist Jessica Mink (Meet at Bike area)
1:00 – 2:00 Boston Climate Action Network Skit
1:00 – 4:00 Energy and Environment – Museum of Science
1:00 – 4:00 Boston Fire Department Obstacle Course
1:00 – 4:00 Activities with the Boston Nature Center
1:00 – 4:00 Sun Printing and ART with the MFA
1:00 – 4:00 Tibetan Sticks Game with Acropolis Boston
1:00 – 4:00 Face Painting and Hula Hooping
1:00 – 4:00 Kites with Blue Hill Observatory
1:00 – 4:00 US EPA and Federal Partners
4:00 – 5:30 The Boston Pops Brass Ensemble live performance!