Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Independence Week 2013 Kickoff at Christopher Columbus Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) continues its tradition of celebrating Independence Week in the Park with a series of fun and family events. These events will be anchored by the Park’s second annual Independence Day Celebration, this year to be held on Saturday June 29 from 10:45AM to 3PM. This free celebration invites Read More…

Event Notices

Public Safety Discussion Regarding Homeless at Christopher Columbus Park

Important Message from Friends of Christopher Columbus Park On April 24, a 30-year-old homeless man fell into the harbor at Columbus Park and subsequently died. Police theorized he was pushed by another homeless man. It is being investigated as a murder. This happened at noontime on a bright, sunny day! (See Man Dies After Pulled Read More…

Community

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park & Sunstone Investors Plant New Dwarf Crabapple Trees [Slideshow]

The all-volunteer Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) hosted a Monday morning ceremony to plant two new dwarf crabapple trees in the park. The trees were planted at the southwest entrance of the park, close to Quincy Market, replacing trees lost during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The new trees are fully funded by Sunstone Hotel Read More…

Community Event Notices

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and Sunstone Hotel Investors Plant Three Trees at Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), the all-volunteer, donor-funded booster organization for the park, will host a ceremony to plant two new dwarf crabapple trees in the park on Monday, May 6 at 10AM. The trees will be planted at the southwest entrance of the park, close to Quincy Market, replacing trees lost during Read More…

Community Event Notices Health & Environment

Playground Pizza Party and Tot-Lot Clean-up at Christopher Columbus Park on May 4, 2013

Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) at the May 4, 2013 Park Playground Pizza Party & Tot-Lot Cleanup. The fun gets started at 12 noon and runs through 2:00 pm. Big Joe the Storyteller will be on hand along with free children’s activities including face painting, pizza and games. Spring is in the Read More…

Community Government

FOCCP Meeting With RUFF on April 9th, Election of FOCCP Officers on May 14th

During our monthly meeting on May 14, 2013 the annual election of FOCCP officers and two Directors-at-Large will take place. Officer positions include President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Clerk. Details on the roles and responsibilities of each of these positions can be found in the FOCCP By-Laws. Members in good standing who wish to run for Read More…

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FOCCP Membership Drive Social – Thursday 3/21 6PM @ Living Room

The Friends of Christopher Columbus is having a membership drive social, happening Thursday evening 3/21: When: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: The Living Room (101 Atlantic Ave., Boston) We invite existing and prospective members to join us to: renew or upgrade your annual membership become a new member meet new neighbors visit with friends Read More…

Community

$20,000 Beautify Boston Grant Awarded to Friends of Christopher Columbus Park for Crossroads Circle Project

  Mayor Thomas M. Menino has announced that the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) has been awarded a $20,000 Beautify Boston Grant, which will be used for improvements to the park’s southeast corner. FOCCP is the all-volunteer booster organization that funds the winter trellis lighting and other park activities. The grant allows FOCCP to Read More…