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5 Things: Get Wet at Hynes Playground; Music Marathon Benefit!

On Saturday, there will be a Music Marathon Benefit for One Fund Boston at the Irish Social Club from 2 p.m. until midnight.

 

  1. Looking for a free way to cool off with the kids? Here's a list of all the spray water parks in Boston, including Hynes Playground in West Roxbury.
  2. On Saturday, there will be a Music Marathon Benefit for One Fund Boston at the Irish Social Club from 2 p.m. until midnight. First responders will be honored and others who helped during the aftermath of the Marathon bombing.  Children’s activities, organized by the West Roxbury Y, will be available from 2-6 p.m. Admission is $20 and children are free. Music from the Fenian Sons, Pauline Wells, Erin Og, Silver Spears, Tommy Byrnes, Revel’s Glen, Colm O’Brien, Tradition, Auld Locals, all who have donated their time for the Music Marathon. There will be live music, dancing. DJ, Irish Step Dancing offered by 6 different schools of Irish dance, raffles, including 3 hours of personal training, pool party and Family membership at the YMCA, gift baskets, and a live bachelorette/bachelor auction with largely first responders, which should be fun. Donations can be made to “ONE FUND BOSTON” and brought to the Irish Social Club the day of the event.  
  3. Speaking of first responders, West Roxbury's Kevin Shea, of the Boston EMS, was one of several first responders who received tickets donated to see Outside the Box as a thank you for their hard work.
  4. On Thursday, Dan  for U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-MA, will meet with constituents at the Roche Family Community Center. Residents of West Roxbury who would like to discuss legislation before Congress, local issues or individual matters are encouraged to stop by on Thursday anytime between 1 and 3 p.m.
  5. You are not allowed to use a gas grill above the first floor in Boston. Learn more here.

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