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 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 and build a healthier community.

Community Meetings

Fenway CDC Organizing Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 14, 2019
6 pm – 8 pm
Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street

We will be reviewing the latest state level proposals and initiatives related to affordable housing. Join us to discuss the various merits and potential impacts of proposed legislation, and provide your input on what our top priorities should be over the coming year. The plan is to take a rank vote that will result in the formation of a Fenway CDC state policy agenda for 2019-2020. For inquiries, please contact Colleen Fitzpatrick at cfitzpatrick@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 16.

Fenway Fair Foods “$2 Per Bag” Program

Fenway CDC’s Fair Foods distribution event runs every other Wednesday from 3pm to 5pm at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215. Click here for our calendar of events to find the next distribution date.

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 fruit, 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.

Fenway CDC 46th Annual Meeting & Celebration

Join us for light dinner, celebrate our community awardees, and welcome new board members. Enjoy keynote speech: Finding Purpose and Living a Happier, Healthier life. Free event. For more information and to RSVP, please visit this link. For inquiries, please contact Margarita Mateo at cmargarita@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 10.

Community Dinner

Every 2nd Monday, Monthly, 6:00 pm

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston

Invite your friends or family members 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.

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. Guests will enjoy delicious tastings of food, beer, wine, and hard cider from 33 restaurants and businesses. Live music by Berklee College of Music and interactive art by Fenway Studios. Estimated attendees: 600.

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org or (857) 234-6509. Please visit www.tasteofthefenway.org to purchase your event tickets or become a sponsor.

Job Search Workshops
Every Monday and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

Participants will gain job search skills including resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and effective time management. These are free workshops for job seekers. To sign up, please contact Kris Anderson at kanderson@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 29.

Fenway’s Halloween Eat & Treat

Thursday, October 31, 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.

Career Fair 

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont St., Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

Fenway CDC and Roxbury Community College are organizing a Career Fair to help job seekers look for employment opportunities, education advancement programs, and resources to improve their quality of life. For inquiries, please contact Emily Kribbs at ekribbs@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 13. To attend this free event, sign up at www.rcc.mass.edu/career  Download poster.