5 Things You Need to Know Today: April 30
Where is the best brunch for Mother's Day in West Roxbury? Vote today.
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- This week's Patch Readers' Choice poll wants to know - where is the best spot to get Mother's Day brunch in West Roxbury? The poll will be up all week and voting ends on Friday at 9 a.m. The winner will be announced on Friday at noon.
- The Center for Asian Martial Arts is chopping, kicking and using a Zen-like patience to participate in a fundraiser to benefit United Cerebral Palsy (UCP). This week participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of five traditional Asian martial arts. There is a suggested donation of $30 to attend an unlimited amount of classes during the week, and 100% of the donations collected will go towards the UCP Foundation. All are welcome and encouraged to attend (ages 16 and up). Click here for the schedule. Please contact an Instructor at the Center for Asian Martial Arts to pre-register at 617-327-5100 or via email at WRschool@gmail.com.
- Registration for the summer camp programs at the Roche Family Community Center begins on Wednesday at 5 pm. We are excited to offer wonderful opportunities to the children based out of the Roche Center this summer! Sessions begin the week of July 9. Camps are Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fee: $250 per two-week session. There are camps for kids age 3- to 15-year-olds.
- Centre Street is looking good with a lot of new businesses and great places to eat - but there are a couple of vacant commercial properties. Like this one at 1906 Centre Street at the corner of Park Street. What do you think should go there? There are several good suggestions already from residents.
- Also, there's a lively discussion about the Holy Name and St. Theresa's schools. What would you tell someone about the schools for prospective parents? Let's talk about all the great things about the schools, and some things they can improve upon.