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Gove Street Citizens Association Monthly Meeting Agenda

Monday, February 25, 6:30-8:30pm

Catherine Leonard-McLean Community Room

Logan Airport Rental Car Center

• Welcome & Announcements

• Process for GSCA Board Nominations

• Boston Police Updates – Sargent Martin & Officer Simmons

• Office Neighborhood Services Updates – Jesus Garcia

• Eastie for Eastie Project

A discussion on how we as a community respond to flooding. There will be a survey for attendees to complete

• Friends of the Greenway

Updates on the Greenway design plan for the Gove Street crossing within the East Boston Greenway.

• 24 Geneva Street

A proposal to erect 6 unit residential dwelling.

1st Presentation/NO VOTE  – Attorney Richard Lynds

• 273-279 Maverick Street

A proposal to erect a 5 story mixed use building with 41 dwelling units with space for 1 retail establishment.

1st Presentation/NO VOTE – Attorney Richard Lynds

Location: The Catherine Leonard-McLean (formerly Noddle Island) Community Room is located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center, situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.LOCATION – The Noddle Island Community Room located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.LOCATION – The Noddle Island Community Room located on the first floor of the Logan Airport Rental Car Center situated at the end of Porter Street. Free event parking in front of the building and in the Porter Street parking lot adjacent to the building.

East Boston Senior Lunch Program

If you are 60+ years of age, the East Boston Social Centers at 68 Central Square in East Boston has a table and a meal waiting for you!

The Senior Lunch Program sponsored by ETHOS Congregate Meal Program provides a hot, nutritious lunch, along with wonderful socialization, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  A suggested donation of $2 is asked.

We welcome seniors from our East Boston Community and surrounding areas.

East Boston Branch Library

events

365 Bremen Street

East Boston, MA 02128

617-569-0271

ESOL Intermediate English Class

Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30 to 1 p.m.

Starting on February 6th

This is an adult ESL Intermediate English class for people with some English experience. You will review grammar basics, learn how to offer and request advice, talk about future hopes and plans, and fix common mistakes in English pronunciation!

Registration is required. To register and for more information, please visit us, call 617.859.2446, or email [email protected]

 Classes are free.

Caravan Puppets

Friday, February 22nd at 3 p.m.

Caravan Puppets has delighted countless children and families throughout the USA, Canada and Japan.  “The Four Season Bear” is a delightful tale of the year of a young bear with memorable songs, beautiful puppets, storytelling and audience participation.  Funding for this program was made possible by the Highland Street Foundation.

Learn Italian Free

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 55 and above.

Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at  informal  and friendly Italian language and culture classes. Wednesday afternoons from 1:15 to  2:45 p.m.

For info call 617-846-8538.

Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Planning & Zoning Agenda

Wednesday February 20, 2019 7 – 8:30 pm

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Training Building

250 Sumner Street

AGENDA (subject to change)

481 Sumner Street – Renovate existing structure, expand living space into basement, and add roof deck. Attorney Richard Lynds. Project documents available here (folder will be updated as additional documentation becomes available)

132 Marginal Street – Demolish existing house, and erect a 4-story, 9 unit residential dwelling with 9 off street parking spaces. Attorney Richard Lynds. Project documents available here (folder will be updated as additional documentation becomes available)

 2019 Planning & Zoning Meeting dates are now available at jeffriespoint.org

 Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Board of Directors:

 Dan Bailey | Cindy Baxter | Mary Cole | Andrew Pike | Margaret Farmer

East Boston Social Center Pizza and Comedy Fundraiser

East Boston Social Centers to Hold Annual Pizza and Comedy Fundraiser April 11.

The East Boston Social Center will hold its Annual Spring Fundraiser, a Pizza and Comedy night at Prince Restaurant in Saugus, on the evening of Thursday April 11, 2019 – doors open at 6:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing you and sharing a great night of laughs, pizza and friendship.

The East Boston Social Center is a 501(C) 3 non-profit multi-service agency that has served the children, families, and senior citizens of East Boston since its founding over 100 years ago, in 1918.

Net proceeds from this event will support the Social Centers’ programs, which serve over a thousand members of the East Boston and Greater Boston community each year. The Social Centers provide fully licensed and accredited Early Learning and After School programs for children ages two months through fourteen years, free after-school programming for at-risk teens, a Summer Program, as well as nutritional and social and recreational programming for seniors, and community space for advocacy, self-help and community groups. 

Ticket price of $35 per person includes unlimited cheese pizza and soft drinks and a hilarious comedy show with some of the area’s best comedians.  Other menu items and a cash bar are also available for purchase.

There is also a Raffle for an assortment of gift certificates, sports tickets, baskets and much more.  Chances are $20 for a book of 10 (Need not be present to win).

Thank you for your continued generosity to the East Boston Social Centers and support of the community of East Boston. We look forward to seeing you on April 11th! 

To purchase tickets for the event or for raffle chances, please call Marisa at (617) 569-3221 ext. 107, email at [email protected]  – or contact any of our Board members.

You may also purchase tickets online at: https://www.ebsoc.org/new-events/

East Boston Social Center’s Senior Program now offering Spanish Language Classes

The Senior Program at the East Boston Social Centers is now offering Spanish Language Classes for adults over 60 years old.  Classes are held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Room 209.  All are welcome to attend.  Class is taught by Mr. Montaro.  No need to register, just come by on Wednesday at 10 a.m. for this fun class.  The East Boston Social Centers is located at 68 Central Square.

East Boston    Tech Meetup

The purpose of the East Boston Tech Meetup is to build a community of people currently working in tech or those aspiring to move into a tech career who live or work in East Boston. These meetings will be held in the heart of Maverick Landing conveniently located steps from the Maverick T station, in the Maverick Landing Meeting House at 31 Liverpool Street.

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