Events

The Fenway is an exciting area made up of famous academic, medical, arts, and cultural institutions. Additionally, the Fenway has a residential neighborhood, a business community, and the jewel of Fenway: the centennial ballpark that is the home of the Boston Red Sox. Every year, many people from various cities throughout the United States and all over the world visit the Fenway to live, learn, work, and play. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities in the Fenway, and how Fenway CDC works to improve the quality of life for residents while building a healthier community.

Fenway CDC Organizing Committee Meeting
Thursday, July 11, 2019
6 pm – 8 pm, Morville House, 100 Norway Street, Boston

Come join neighborhood housing advocates for our monthly gathering. This particular meeting will be focused around our efforts to resist displacement of long-term residents of 20 Charlesgate West, aka Our Lady’s Guild House. We will be working with City Life Vida Urbana to solidify plans and logistics for a rally and bus trip later this month. For inquiries, please contact Colleen Fitzpatrick at cfitzpatrick@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 16.

Taste of The Fenway
Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Van Ness Street (Kilmarnock Street to Richard B Ross Way)

This fun outdoor festival will feature award-winning restaurants and local businesses in the Fenway. Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience with food, wine, and beer tastings from over 30 restaurants and businesses, live music by Berklee College of Music, and art by Fenway Studios. Estimated attendees: 600. For vendor booth inquiries, please contact Phuong Nguyen at pnguyen@fenwaycdc.org or (857) 277-3484. For all other inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org or (857) 234-6509. Sponsorship opportunities and ticket sales are available at www.tasteofthefenway.org. Each event ticket includes all-you-can-eat food and drinks.

Fenway Movie Night: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Friday, July 19, 2019
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fenway Victory Gardens, 1200 Boylston Street, Boston.

Join us for a night of food, fun, and film under the stars. Pack your blankets, snacks, smiles, and a bar of chocolate. Summer on the Emerald Necklace returns with a free, family-friendly showing of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”. A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, August 2nd. Visit this link for more info. For inquiries, please contact Helen Murphy at hmurphy@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 21.

Fenway Fair Foods “$2 Per Bag” Program
Every other Wednesday, 3 pm – 5 pm
July 24, August 7, August 21, 2019
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston.

Fenway CDC has partnered with Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral to bring the Fair Foods “$2 per Bag” program to the Fenway neighborhood. Through Fair Foods distribution events, community residents can purchase up to 12 lbs. of fresh fruits, vegetables, and bread for only $2 per bag regardless of their income level. Residents can also enjoy food samples along with recipes that help identify and utilize the produce they receive. To register as a volunteer, please contact Helen Murphy at hmurphy@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 21. Click here for our calendar of events to find upcoming distribution dates.

Free Career Clinic and Financial Stability Program
Every Monday and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

Career Clinic
Participants will learn job search skills including resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and effective time management.
Financial Stability Program
Participants will have a one-on-one session with a coach to tackle financial challenges and set goals. You’ll get a savings plan, an overview of positive financial habits, budgeting skills, and debt management skills. To register, please contact Kris Anderson at kanderson@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 29.

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Community Dinner
Every 2nd Monday, Monthly, 6:00 pm
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston

Invite your friends and family to our community dinner! Meet your neighbors and enjoy a free, delicious, hot meal. All are welcome. For inquiries, please contact Helen Murphy at hmurphy@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 21.

Fenway Porchfest 

We appreciate the musicians, volunteers, site hosts, and partners who participated this year. Hope you, your family, and friends had fun. Enjoy photos at this link.

Fenway’s Halloween Eat & Treat
Thursday, October 31, 2019
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Eat: 5:30 – 7:00pm, Treat: 6:30 – 8:30pm)
100 Norway Street, Boston (To be confirmed)

Enjoy Halloween treats with your neighbors before heading out for safe trick or treating in the Fenway. This is a free event. All are welcome. For inquiries, please contact Kris Anderson at kanderson@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 29.