National Night Out 2006 List of Events

This year marks the 23rd annual National Night Out, a nationwide celebration involving over 34 million people in more than 10,000 cities and towns across the United States. With the enthusiastic participation of communities citywide, the City of Boston in conjunction with the Boston Police Department anticipates this year will be the most successful National Night Out in Boston’s history.The following is a list Boston Police National Night Out events: Saturday July 29th: · Wendover Street Neighborhood Crime Watch Block Party 12:00PM – 6:00PM Wendover Street, Dorchester (Intersection of Dudley and Wendover) Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 1:00PM to 2:00PM Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Acting Police Commissioner Albert Goslin will visit the site to enjoy the celebration with residents. Food, ice cream, and kids activities are provided. · Peace is coming, For us By us, Meet and Greet 6:30PM – 9:30PM The Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center, 87 West Newtown St. South End. Free. Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 8:00PM to 8:30PM Please call Joseph Porcelli at 857-222-4420 prior to arrival A communal holistic gathering to sustain, inspire, and propel peace work for community organizers, youth workers, clergy, and concerned residents. Free. Dinner served. · Soul Revival “Unsung Heroes” 10:00PM – 2:00AM The Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center, 87 West Newtown St. South End. ($15.00 entrance fee): A multicultural dance party celebration. For more information visit www.ReviveYourSoul.com. Monday July 31: · Top Ten Reception 6:30PM - 8:00PM John Hancock Conference Center, 40 Trinity Place Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 6:45PM to 7:15PM A reception in honor of the Top Ten Crime Watches of 2006. Tuesday August 1st: · Coffee With The Chiefs 10:30AM -11:30AM The Pavilion At Fenway Park: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM Naming of Crime Fighter of the Year. · “Hands Across The River” Mass Ave Bridge 11:30AM Boston & Cambridge Co-Host Over 30 Cities & Towns to kick of National Night Out: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 11:30AM – 12:00AM A symbolic gesture designed to show that cities and towns and their residents working together can reduce crime and the fear of crime. Tuesday August 1St Cavalcade Sites visited by Mayor Menino and Acting Commissioner Goslin: · Chinatown, Tai Tung Village District Celebration 4:00PM - 6:00PM Oak Street & Harrison Avenue: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 4:00PM– 4:45PM A cavalcade led by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Acting Police Commissioner Albert Goslin will visit the site and present the Top Ten Neighborhood Watch Awards and Community Service Awards to resident recipients. Attendees will enjoy a lion dance, sausages, hotdogs, chips, ice cream, soft drinks and opportunities to get to know their neighbors. · South End, Ramsey Park District Celebration 4:00PM - 7:00PM Between Shawmut & Washington Streets: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 4:55PM – 5:40PM A cavalcade led by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Acting Police Commissioner Albert Goslin will visit the site and present the Top Ten Neighborhood Watch Awards and Community Service Awards to resident recipients. Attendees will enjoy, entertainment, fresh corn on the cob served up by Haley House Café, snack, ice cream, refreshments, a basketball and baseball game, and opportunities to get to know their neighbors. · Jamaica Plain, Mozart Park District Celebration 4:00PM - 8:00PM Corner of Mozart & Centre Streets: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 5:55PM– 6:25PM A cavalcade led by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Acting Police Commissioner Albert Goslin will visit the site and present the Top Ten Neighborhood Watch Awards and Community Service Awards to resident recipients. Hamburgers, hot dogs, beverages, ice cream and refreshments will be served. Attendees will enjoy live performances, kids activities, horse rides, K-9 demonstrations, and opportunities to get to know their neighbors. ● Dorchester, Ronan Park District Celebration 4:00PM - 8:00PM Between Percival Street & Mt. Ida Road: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 6:45PM– 7:30 PM A cavalcade led by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Acting Police Commissioner Albert Goslin will visit the site and present the Top Ten Neighborhood Watch Awards and Community Service Awards to resident recipients. Attendees will enjoy performances by a local rap group, a local Vietnamese play group, a double-dutch jump rope exhibition, and a singing group. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, ice cream, and soft drinks will be served. · Roxbury District Celebration 3:00PM – 8:30PM Mt. Pleasant Avenue & Vine Street: Photo Op and Interviews suggested time: 7:45PM– 8:30PM A cavalcade led by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Acting Police Commissioner Albert Goslin will visit the site and present the Top Ten Neighborhood Watch Awards and Community Service Awards to resident recipients. Attendees will enjoy ice cream, refreshment, a talent show, a singing group and opportunities to get to know their neighbors. Tuesday August 1St Other District Celebrations: · East Boston, LoPresti Park District Celebration 4:00PM - 7:00PM Summer & New Streets: Including free food, entertainment, and activities. · South Boston, Marine Park District Celebration 4:00PM - 8:00PM Farragut Way: Including free food, entertainment, and activities. · Mattapan, Foley Building District Celebrations 4:00PM - 8:00PM 249 River Street: Including free food, entertainment, and activities. · Allston, Ringer Park & Playground District Celebrations 6:30PM - 8:00PM Allston Street & Griggs Place: Including free food, entertainment, and activities. · Roslindale, Adams Park District Celebrations 6:00PM - 8:00 PM Roslindale Square: Including free food, entertainment, and activities. · Hyde Park, Fairlawn Cameo Estates District Celebrations 6:00PM - 8:00PM 15 Bismarck Street. Including free food, entertainment, and activities. Note: The above list does not include block parties hosted by Neighborhood Crime Watch Groups, neighborhood residents, or community based organizations.