Kids & Families Photos & Videos

North End Families Enjoy Snow Tubing [Photos]

The BCYF Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs (NEAD) recently sponsored a trip to the Nashoba Valley Tubing Park! Over thirty families and friends participated in the event. See photos from their sunny experience on the slopes below. Nazzaro Center Director Steven Siciliano thanked all the parents and children who showed up to make Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families

Nazzaro Vacation Week Events for 6-12 Year Olds

The BCYF Nazzaro Center is offering two events for children during February school vacation week. For those age 6-9, there will be BINGO on Wednesday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. Non-members must complete a waiver. For those age 10-12, there will be sports night on February 21 at 6:30 p.m. Non-members must complete a waiver. Read More…

Kids & Families

Feb. Vacation Week: Scavenger Hunts, Magic, and Puppets at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace has tons of activities to keep the whole family busy during February school vacation week (2/17-2/21)! Check out the schedule below and read more on the Faneuil Hall Marketplace events calendar. Monday, February 17: Kids’ Cooking Class. Kids can learn to make their own pizza and decorate a delicious cookie with the Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families

Nazzaro Center & North End Against Drugs Nashoba Valley Snow Tubing

The BCYF Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will be running a family fun trip to Nashoba Valley Ski Area for an evening of snow tubing for the whole family on Monday, February 17th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Deadline to sign up is Friday February 7, 2020 at 6 p.m. To sign up Read More…

Community Featured Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Benefit Dinner at Domenic’s Raises $5,000

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held a tremendously successful benefit dinner on Monday, January 20, at Domenic’s Restaurant raising nearly $5,000 to support NEAD’s work in the community. The event saw close to 100 friends and family showing up to support a great program. The food was unbelievable, the atmosphere was fun and classic old world North Read More…

Kids & Families

RUFF Visits North End Girl Scouts

On Wednesday, January 22, the North End dog group RUFF was invited to visit the North End/Charlestown Girl Scout Troop to discuss responsible pet ownership. Discussion questions included what dogs need every day, human foods dogs can’t eat, and a lively Q&A session. The girls were so knowledge on pet care and the importance of Read More…

Featured Kids & Families

North End Teens Win Award in Youth Venture Program

North End teens Serina D’Amico, Theodore Pasto, and Antonio Romano recently pitched their health club business idea to a panel of judges at United Way’s Youth Venture Program and were awarded $1,000 to start up their own business! Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) has partnered with United Way’s Youth Venture Program, a social Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families

Nazzaro Activities for Ages 10-12

The BCYF Nazzaro Center at 30 N. Bennet St. in Boston’s North End has a full line-up of activities for children ages 10-12 in the month of January. There will be science activities, ice skating, swimming, and engineering with local engineer and instructor Rebecca Griffin. Miss Becca will provide students with exciting presentations that introduce engineering concepts. Every Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Featured Kids & Families

48th Annual North End Christmas Parade [Photos]

After Santa landed his helicopter at Columbus Park, it was time for the 48th North End Christmas Parade. Hundreds watched the Christmas Parade wind through the neighborhood streets. Two marching bands played holiday music while costumed characters took pictures with the kids. Of course, it’s not a parade without antique cars and fire trucks. The parade is Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Government Kids & Families

Enchanted Trolley Tour Comes to the North End

Mayor Marty Walsh continued the neighborhood trolley tradition with a stop in the North End on Sunday afternoon. Kids of all ages came out to see Santa and the lighting of the Prado tree on the Paul Revere Mall. “I’m excited to start the season by making stops throughout the City for the annual trolley Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

Eliot School Peace Posters on Display at the Library

In their visual art class at the Eliot School, grade 7 students partnered with members of the Boston Host Lions Club to participate in the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. Students were asked to create original designs based on the theme “Journey of Peace”. Eliot School Principal Traci Walker Griffith was an enthusiastic supporter Read More…