Health & Environment

Hug-A-Tree Project in Christopher Columbus Park by North End Girl Scouts Juniors Troop

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Tree and Bench Sponsorship Program was recently contacted by the North End Girl Scouts Juniors Troop #72158. They had been studying trees and created this “Hug-A-Tree” project to support the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park on behalf of the trees in the Park. The following letter is from the Troop: By: Nell Read More…

Community

Craig Williams Honored with Bench in Christopher Columbus Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) recently had a bench ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating another bench sponsorship. Debbie Williams and her family celebrated her late husband, Craig Williams, by sponsoring a bench in his honor. The plaque on the bench reads: “Craig “Grumpy” Williams, Lived…Laughed…Loved.” Craig’s grandkids could not pronounce “Grampy,” but could pronounce “Grumpy,” Read More…

Event Notices

Christopher Columbus Park Holiday Trellis Lighting Nov. 25

The 17th annual holiday trellis lighting at Christopher Columbus Park will take place on Monday, November 25 starting a 5 p.m. Join Mayor Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for this festive celebration! Entertainment will be provided by students and instructors from the North End Music and Read More…

Event Notices

2019 Fall Festival at Columbus Park Kicks Off on October 5th

The Annual Fall Festival is an afternoon of free fun and games for kids. Thanks to Friends of Christopher Columbus Park for making this fun day possible! Oct 05, 12:00 PM – 04:00 PMChristopher Columbus Park, Boston Fall Festival kicks off at noon as the children parade around the park led by a tall clown! Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Irreverent Warriors Visit Beirut Memorial in Christopher Columbus Park

Local veterans visiting Memorials around Boston will stop at the Beirut Memorial in Christopher Columbus Park on Saturday, August 24 between 11:45 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. The walk is organized by Irreverent Warriors, a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent veteran suicide. The group hikes Read More…

Event Notices

Cancelled: Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park June 29

Update: This event is cancelled due to rain. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park invite you to their annual Independence Day Celebration! This year’s celebration will take place on Saturday, June 29 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. There will be a parade, singing and dancing, magic, storytelling and more! See the full event flyer Read More…

Community

A Month of Love at Christopher Columbus Park

Join The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) at the park’s well-known trellis for A Month of Love this February! In addition to Valentine-themed decorations, FOCCP will be hosting a “Valentines in the Park” photo contest. Visitors are encouraged to post their favorite photos capturing the spirit of Valentine’s Day in Columbus Park on Instagram using the Read More…

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Christopher Columbus Park Sunday Night Movies Continue into September

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park have added two movie showings to their Sunday evening summer movie series, extending the fun into September! Sunday, September 2: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Sunday, September 9: Mary Poppins Movies will begin at 7:45 p.m. and are hosted by the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park. Joe’s American Bar Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families

Christopher Columbus Park Sunday Night Movie Series

Join your friends and neighbors on the lawn at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday evenings for the summer movie series. Movie is hosted by the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and Joe’s American Bar & Grill is treating the audience to popcorn, while supplies last. Movies will be shown every Sunday through August 26. All begin at Read More…