Community News

Blood Drive

A Community Blood Drive will be held at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 from 12:30  until 5:30 p.m.  The Elks is located at 191 Washington Avenue, Winthrop.Please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit to schedule an appointment.  Walk-ins are welcome but you may experience a wait time. 

Jeffries Yacht Club

Meeting Agenda

The next Jeffries Yacht Club meeting is on Monday, January 13, 2020 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on 565 Sumner Street.

Below please find the agenda for the Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association scheduled monthly meeting for January 2020.  The meeting will be held at the Jeffries Yacht Club located at 565 Sumner Street in East Boston.

AGENDA (subject to change):

•       Greetings & Announcements

•       Police Updates – Sergeant Martin, Officer Simons.

•       Community Updates – Lina Tramelli, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services.

•       JPNA Board – 2019 Year in Review 

•       Michelle Wu – At-Large Boston City Councilor

•       Speak for the Trees

•       182 Webster St (VOTE!) – Owner, Julius Sokol. Proposal to change occupancy from a 3-family to a 4- family, construct a rear addition on 4th floor, construct exterior rear deck and stairway to extend Unit #1 living space into the basement.

•       Joe Boncore, State Senator – Year in review

We will be holding everyone to a time limit, and asking audience members to limit themselves to one question per topic. 

East Boston Social Center’s Senior Program 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.

Learn Italian Free

The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street Winthrop  for residents age 60 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.

Grace Church News and Events

Grace Church Federated is an Episcopal/United Church of Christ church located at 760 Saratoga Street in East Boston.  All are welcome.  Please join us for Sunday morning worship at 9:30 a.m., followed by a coffee hour.  We also have a food pantry on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon in the church basement.  There are a number of ways you can help us to serve East Boston.  Volunteer at or contribute to the food pantry.  Sing with the Festival of Lessons and Carols choir.  Bring a dish to the monthly Sunday evening community suppers.  Participate in the Sunday worship service.  Help with SundaySchool.  Visit the Grace Church web site at or call the church at 617-569-5358 for more information.

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.

The East Boston Social Centers welcome seniors from our East Boston Community and surrounding areas.

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