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Circle The City: Open Streets, Open Parks

Circle The City

Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Circle The City: Open Streets, Open Parks

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Circle The City builds community, encourages family fun, supports local businesses and promotes safe, car-free physical activity linking neighborhoods and parks for a healthy, vibrant Boston.  Free and open to everyone, Circle the City will temporarily transform Huntington Avenue into a 'paved park', featuring fitness clinics, biking and walking tours, kids' games, yoga, art activities, live music, and dance classes. 

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Schedule of Events for July 14th:

 CTC July 14th Zone Map

Roaming Events:

(11am- 12pm) Second Line Brass Band - New Orleans Style Brass Band Performance

(1pm) BSO Symphony Hall Stompers - Dixieland Music Performance

(2-4pm) Jamaica Plain Honk Band - Jazz, Funk, and Rock Marching Band Performance


Zone 1:

(11am) Fenway Alliance - Tour of Convergence, Boston Sculpture Group’s exhibition

                                                                        ***Meet at Christian Science Plaza

(11am-12:30pm) Boston By Foot and Walk Boston - Tour of the “Avenue of the Arts” 

                                                ***Meet in front of the First Church of Christ Scientist

   (11am-12pm) Afrika Gente Drum Ensemble - Drum Performance  

(12:30-2:30pm) Zumba with Nancy DeLeon and Joya Lonsdale - Zumba Class

   (1-2:30pm) SoulWorks CoachingInteractive Drum Circle

    (1:30-4pm) OnStage Dance Company

                                      -Hip Hip, Jazz, Stepping, and Contemporary/Ballet Dance Classes


All Day (11am-4pm):

        Information Tent 

                           Boston Ski & Sports Club - Corn Hole and Ladder Ball

           LivableStreets Alliance - Orange Line Photobooth

               Mary Baker Eddy Library - Scavenger Hunt and Crafts

           Boston Children's Theatre - Ticket Give-away

               Fenway Open Studios ­– Visit Artists’ Studios on 30 Ipswich Street

           Renew Boston / Next Step Living -Learn about the Mayor's Renew Boston Program

Food Trucks: Captain Marden's Seafood, Inc.


Zone 2:

All Day (11am-4pm):

Boston Cyclists Union - Demonstration Cycle Track, Pop-Up Cafe, and Live Music


Zone 3:

            (12-2:30pm) Cooking Matters MA - Healthy Eating Tips and Recipes, Grocery Store Tour

            (12-1pm) Boston Breakers -Soccer Skills, Autographs, and Photos

            (1-4pm) Super Soccer Stars - Soccer Clinic for ages 2+


            All Day (11am-4pm):

                        Yours For Children, Inc. - Dance and Healthy Food Games

                        Big Brothers Big Sisters - Chalk Art

                        Bowdoin Geneva Youth Group - Veggie Twister

                        Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness - Wheel Activity

                        Mass Audubon Nature Center - Nature Activities and Crafts

                  Bikes Not Bombs Bike Check-Ups, Games, and Bike Machines

                  Mattapan Food and Fitness 


Zone 4:

            (12pm and 3pm) MassBike - Bike Rides around the Fens

            (1pm and 2:30pm) Emerald Necklace Conservancy  - Back Bay Fens Guided Walk 

                                                                               ***Meet at the ENC Visitor Center

All Day (11am-4pm):

                      Information Tent

                      Greenovate Boston - Carbon Challenge

                      Metro Area Planning Council - Green Map App

                 Boston Bikes - Bike Rodeo and Free Bike Rentals         

                                                               ***bring collateral for Free Bike Rentals!

                 MassBike - Safety Clinics and ABC Quick Check Clinics

                       Northeastern's Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT)

                                                                                                        Recycle Games and Education


Zone 5:

            (11am-12pm) Body By Brandy - Hip Hop and Dance Aerobics         

            (12,1, 2, 3pm) OMBEYoga Classes 

                               ***BYO mats and towels and pre-register at http://goo.gl/2FNxr

            (2-3pm) Boston Conservatory’s Boston Percussion Group - Musical Performance           

            (2-4pm) Brite Lite Brite - Musical Performance


All Day (11am-4pm):

                      MFA - Carp Streamer Making

                      MFA - Family Art-Making Activity

                      New England Revolution - Speed Kick

                Chalk Mazes

        Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts 

                                                       - Info about Boston Local Food Festival

               Food Trucks  Batch, Green Bean, Singhs Roti

Zone 6:

(12-2pm) Salsa Y Control - Salsa Lessons

            (1:30-4pm) Cambridge Science Festival - STEM Activities


            All Day (11am-4pm):

                       REI - Climbing Wall and Cross-Fit Classes

                       Green City Growers - Urban Farming Game

                  Still Running: An Art Marathon for Boston

                                 - Art-Making to benefit those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombing

                 Sociedad Latina - Music, Dancing, Community Survey

               Food Trucks:  Compliments Food Co. 

Zone 7:

            (11am-1:30pm with classes every 45 minutes) Boston Hoop Troop

                                                                       - Hula Hoop Skills Workshop and Demonstration

            (TBD) Urban Speed Bumps - Participatory Art Installation

            (11 am- 2pm) Thrive in Five - Fun Summer ideas for Children Age 0-5 and Preschool Sign-ups

            (12-3pm) CommonWheels Bike Co-Op - Helmet Decoration 

(12-4pm) Greater Boston Sickle Cell Disease Association - Health Information

(1pm) Jessica Mink of Rozzie Bikes - 11 mile Bike Tour  

                                                                                  ***Pre-register at http://goo.gl/KnYmh 

(TBD) Brigham and Women's Hospital Asthma Education

All Day (11am-4pm):

                       Information Tent

                       Boston Children’s Hospital Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience

- Giant Brain Puzzle and Brain Teasers

                  JP’s Fitness Solutions - Fitness Challenges

                  SockFaerie – Sock Vendor

                  Bright-Bike - Bicycle Powered Chargers

                  Zipcar - Memberships, Games, and Free Swag

                  Mission Hill Health Movement  - Farmstand

                  Writers and Artists Corner

                                     - Book and Art promotions, Book Signings, Origami Lessons, Chinese Lessons

                  Janettes Designs - Embroidered clothing vendor

                  Helen Manzella  - Musical Performance

                  Naked Juice - Food Truck

Have questions about Circle The City: Open Streets, Open Parks? Contact Circle The City

When & Where

The outbound side of Huntington Avenue between Tremont Street (Brigham Circle) and Belvidere Street (Prudential)
Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Circle The City

Circle The City is partnering with the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, the Boston Cyclists Union, the Emerald Necklace Conservacy, LiveableStreets Alliance, Sustainability Guild International and the City of Boston. Lead sponsors are The Barr Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. 

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Circle The City: Open Streets, Open Parks
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