Celebrating Eastie Week

Eastie Week is celebrating its 6th Year Anniversary of highlighting East Boston’s people, community, culture, and history. Join us for over a week of FREE public programming ranging from Community Cruises, cultural events showcasing the neighborhood’s music, food & culture!

Friday, July 12

Belmont Square, Brophy Park
Friday, July 12
7:00pm — 10:00pm

Join us at Belmont Square in Brophy Park for a screening of "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." Bring a blanket or chair to sit on the grass. Snacks and activities will be provided!

For information contact:
mary.cole@jeffriespoint.org
mmendez@noahcdc.org
Sponsored by JPNA, NOAH, BPD, and YMCA

Saturday, July 13

294 Sumner Street, Jeffries Point
293 Border Street, Eagle Hill
6 Chelsea Terrace, off Chelsea Street
Saturday, July 13
10:00am — 2:00pm

Enjoy breakfast, harvest fresh produce, meet neighbors, and build community space. Happening in 3 locations!

For information contact:
eastiefarm@gmail.com
617-335-2278
Sponsored by Eastie Farm
Saturday, July 13
265 Marginal Street
11:00am — 4:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Eastie Week with a special family day event at the ICA Watershed!

There will be art making inspired by Evelyn Rydz; activities from our partners; bites from the Chubby Chickpea food truck and samples from Milk Bar Harvard Square; books from the East Boston Bibliocycle; Watershed tours at 1PM (Spanish) + 1:30PM (English); Performances by Veronica Robles at 2 pm and dancing with Zumix hosted at Windy Films at 2:30PM!

For information contact:
icaboston.org
617-335-2278
Sponsored by the ICA
256 Marginal Street
Saturday, July 13
12:00am — 4:00pm

Join us for youth-produced video screening and acoustic music pop-up with Windy Films.

For information contact:
jgilman@zumix.org
617-568-9777
Sponsored by Zumix and Windy Films

Sunday, July 14

Sunday, July 14
11:00am — 2:00pm

Experience tanks with local sea life and learn from marine educators at Constitution Beach!

For information contact:
nperez@neaq.org
617-973-0281
Sponsored by the NEA
Piers Park Amphitheatre
Sunday, July 14
6:00pm — 8:00pm

Bring family, friends, and a picnic and enjoy the sunset over Boston Harbor!

For information contact:
jgilman@zumix.org
617-568-9777
Sponsored by Zumix

Monday, July 15

East Boston Library
365 Bremen Street
Monday, July 15
1:15pm — 2:30pm

Join us for an interactive storytelling experience! Every child that attends will get a new book to take home. The program is best suited for children ages 3-8.

For information contact:
mkelly@bpl.org
617-569-0271
Sponsored by EBPL
East Boston Library
365 Bremen Street
Monday, July 15
2:30pm — 5:00pm

Aquarium educators and teen interns will travel to the library with live tidepool animals, crafts, and activities for youth ages 5 to 12 years old. The youth-focused workshop encourages the use of science skills such as observations and predictions, while also highlighting the local coastal habitats and animals of Boston.

For information contact:
mkelly@bpl.org
617-569-0271
Sponsored by EBPL and the NEA
East Boston YMCA
215 Bremen Street
Monday, July 15
6:00pm — 8:00pm

Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.

For information contact:
bridlon@ymcaboston.org
617-569-9622
Sponsored by EBYMCA
Portside, waterfront entrance
40 East Pier Drive
Monday, July 15
5:00pm — 7:00pm

Boston Harbor Now and partners are working to create Water Transportation through a harbor ferry system connecting East Boston to downtown and the Seaport. Learn more about current proposals and what needs to happen at Lewis Wharf for this to become a reality! Food will be provided.

For information contact:
farmer_margaret@yahoo.com
Sponsored by BHN, Portside Development, and Portside Market

Tuesday, July 16

Piers Park Sailing Center
95 Marginal Street
Tuesday, July 16
6:30pm — 8:00pm

Join us as we cruise Boston Harbor for a beautiful summer sunset. This is a ticketed event; please arrive 30 minutes early. Tickets are available at the East Boston Public Library, Piers Park Sailing Center, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Zumix, Maverick Landing Community Services, East Boston Social Center, and East Boston APAC.

For information contact:
eastieweek@bostonharbornow.org
Sponsored by BHN and Mass Bay Lines

Wednesday, July 17

East Boston Social Center
68 Central Square
Wednesday, July 17
6:00pm — 8:00pm

Join us for a Youth Paint Night. Light refreshments will be served.

For information and RSVP contact:
shirley.fajardo@bostonabcd.org
617-567-8857
Sponsored by APAC and EBSC

Thursday, July 18

East Boston Library
365 Bremen Street
Thursday, July 18
5:30pm — 8:00pm

Celebrate Latin culture with live music and dancing.

For information contact:
mkelly@bpl.org
617-569-0271
Sponsored by EBPL, CB Unlimited, BPD, and El Mundo

Friday, July 19

Lopresti Park
33 Sumner Street
Friday, July 19
5:30pm — 8:30pm

Join us to connect new and old populations of East Boston by way of a celebration: interactive community-building activities with a Maker's table led by MLCS youth, food, music, dancing, and fun for all ages.

For information contact:
william@mavericklanding.org
Sponsored by MCLS and The Eddy

Saturday, July 20

Logan Airport Ferry Terminal
101 Harborside Drive
Saturday, July 20
11:30am — 3:00pm

Join us for a free ferry ride to Spectacle Island. This is a ticketed event. The boat departs at 12:00pm, please arrive 30 minutes early. Tickets are available at the East Boston Public Library, Piers Park Sailing Center, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Zumix, Maverick Landing Community Services, East Boston Social Center, and East Boston APAC or you can register online here.

For information contact:
spectacleislandtickets2019@gmail.com
Sponsored by BHN, EBSC, and Mass Bay Lines
Constitution Beach
Saturday, July 20
11:00am — 4:00pm

Join us for the annual Marine Science Festival!

For information contact:
theharborkeepers@gmail.com
617-818-4583
Sponsored by The Harborkeepers
Maverick Square
Saturday, July 20
12:00pm — 6:00pm

Join us as we showcase Eastie's food, art, and music as well as provide our neighbors with information about the existing community services that promote healthy living, educational opportunities, and improve our overall well being. All ages are welcome.

For information contact:
gmota@nubeastboston.org
617-981-4010
Sponsored by NUBE
294 Sumner Street, Jeffries Point
293 Border Street, Eagle Hill
6 Chelsea Terrace, off Chelsea Street
Saturday, July 13
10:00am — 2:00pm

Enjoy breakfast, harvest fresh produce, meet neighbors, and build community space. Happening in 3 locations!

For information contact:
eastiefarm@gmail.com
617-335-2278
Sponsored by Eastie Farm

Sunday, July 21

Piers Park Sailing Center
95 Marginal Street
Sunday, July 21
2:00pm — 6:00pm

This is a ticketed event; limited walk-up availability. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

For information contact:
adefronzo@piersparksailing.org
617-561-6677
Sponsored by PPSC, EBNHC, and BHN
Piers Park Amphitheatre
Sunday, July 21
6:00pm — 8:00pm

Bring family, friends, and a picnic and enjoy the sunset over Boston Harbor Piers Park Amphitheatre.

For information contact:
jgilman@zumix.org
617-568-9777
Sponsored by Zumix
The Eddy, the lobby
10 New Street
Sunday, July 21
11:00am — 4:00pm

Join local artists and artisans for a community market on Eastie's waterfront.

For information contact:
info@eastbostonopenmarket.com
Sponsored by EBOM and The Eddy
Brophy Park
Corner of Webster and Lamson
Sunday, July 21
11:00am — 12:30pm

How have immigrant communities shaped East Boston? On this walking tour of Jeffries Point, we'll discuss how the neighborhood's history of immigration has transformed East Boston into the neighborhood we know today. Tour route will be approximately 1 mile and end at Maverick Square. Spanish translation will be available.
Space is limited - please RSVP here.

For information contact:
gabriela.amore@boston.gov
Sponsored by Dan Bailey and City of Boston's Landmarks Commission and Environment Department

All week, visit the following businesses for a special Eastie Week promotion. Just mention “Eastie Week,” courtesy of the East Boston Chamber of Commerce.

  • GoingClear Interactive
  • Cloud 9 Laundromutt
  • Vilma’s Boutique
  • New York Life Insurance
  • Hilton Boston Logan
  • East Boston Savings Bank

 

For information contact:

eastbostonchamber.com

contact@eastbostonchamber.com

617-538-3618

Sponsored by the EBCC