REAL Night Out Fundraiser for the Real Program

Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Come to the REAL Fundraiser hosted by the Real Program! The REAL Program provides schools and after school programs with books, homework assistance, healthy snacks and dinners, enrichment opportunities, college campus visits and more; and currently works in two locations in Lynn: The Boys and Girls Club at 25 North Common Street and at the Congregation Ahabat Sholom at 151 Ocean Street.

This fundraising event will feature Music by the Pocket Change Trio, Catering by Kelly's Roast Beef, and lots of fun! Tickets are $50 per person, or $75 for two and includes wonderful food and one drink ticket. Please email jan@therealprogram.org to buy tickets, make a donation, become a sponsor or purchase an ad.

Location: 
Glen Urquhart School
74 Hart St.
Beverly Farms, MA 42° 33' 50.3424" N, 70° 48' 38.1708" W

Halloween Extravaganza at the Lynn YMCA

Date: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Want to have a fun and safe Halloween? Join the Lynn YMCA for a night of monster mash dancing, costume contest, spooky games, healthy snacks and much more! Cost is $5 per child with parent and $10 per child without parent For additional information please contact Jose Rivera, Assistant Director Member Engagement at jrivera@metronorthymca.org or 781-581-3105.

Location: 
Lynn YMCA
20 Neptune Blvd.
Lynn, MA 01902 42° 27' 38.4984" N, 70° 57' 14.7924" W

Sacred Heart Parish Harvest Festival

Date: 
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:00pm - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 3:00pm

Join Sacred Hart Parish for this year's Harvest Festival from 2-8 on Friday, November 7th and 9-3 on Saturday, November 8th. The Festival will include jewelery, handbags, books, movies, music, game&puzzles, knitting, Christ crafts, Gift baskets, arts & crafts and games for children, face painting, a raffle, and more! For more information you can call the Sacred Heart office at 781-593-8047.

Location: 
Sacred heart Parish
571 Boston Street
Lynn, MA 01905 42° 27' 51.8256" N, 70° 58' 25.2768" W

No Roof Left Behind Installation Celebration & BBQ

Date: 
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Coastal Windows & Exteriors is having a community BBQ to congratulate the winners of a free roof (contest story here: http://www.itemlive.com/news/lynn-man-floored-by-a-free-roof/article_887...). All are welcome to attend for free food, music, and fun!

Location: 
75 Seymour Ave.
75 Seymour Ave
Lynn, MA 42° 28' 8.0076" N, 70° 55' 38.5752" W

6th Annual Resources Fair

Date: 
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come hear from all the great organizations around Lynn and learn about what resources your city has to offer!

Location: 
Connery Elementary School
50 Elm Street
Lynn, MA 01905 42° 27' 38.6748" N, 70° 57' 46.9404" W

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This month constitutes the annual campaign to increase awareness of Breast Cancer, and although it may seem like everyone is already aware of the disease, too many people still forget to take the proper steps in order to detect the disease as early as possible.Read more

Tour Pine Grove Cemetery

As part of this year's Trails & Sails Weekend, celebrating the history of Essex County,Pine Grove Cemetery is offering a free guided tour this Sunday, September 28th!Read more

Volunteer with the Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance

The Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance is an organization that promotes healthy eating and active living by working in the Lynn community both with store/restaurant owners as well as Lynn residents. The Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance aims to implement political, systematic, and environmental changes that can increase accessibility to healthy food and maximize opportunities for physical fitness.

Right now, the organization's Youth Health Alliance, a group of dedicated high school students from different schools in Lynn, is recruiting for two big projects: The Healthy Corner Store Project and the Healthy Dining Initiative.

The Healthy Corner Store Project aims to promote the healthy items that corner stores sell and in turn help Lynn residents to make educated healthy choices when shopping at these stores.

The Healthy Dining Initiative works to get local restaurants to provide healthy and nutritious dining options to their customers.

To find out more information on how to get involved in these two projects, check out the Alliance's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LynnFoodandFitness or email Christina at CCannon@socialcapitalinc.org.

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