OPEN STREETS on the AVENUE of the ARTS: July 14, 11am-4pm
Walking, Biking, Dancing and Play take over Boston Streets with Circle The City, Boston’s Open Streets, Open Parks project - Join this celebration of our city!
Huntington Avenue, outbound side only, between Belvidere Street and Brigham Circle. See MAP.
Enjoy a temporary transformation of 1.5 miles of Huntington Ave into a ‘paved park’. Featuring FREE, fun programming for everyone, including:
- Yoga with OMBE Integrative Health Center!
- A Climbing Wall and Cross-Fit with REI !
- Art making with the MFA , and Still Running: An Art Marathon for Boston for Boston!
- Soccer clinics with The Boston Breakers and New England Revolution!
- Kids Activities for all ages, including the Fruits and Veggies wheel and Twister with Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness!
- Orange Line Photo Booth with LivableStreets Alliance!
- Live music performances by the BSO’s Symphony Hall Stompers, Boston Conservatory, Brite Lite Brite, and the Jamaica Plain Honk Band!
- A tour of the Ave of the Arts with Boston By Foot and Walk Boston!
- Drumming on the street with SoulWorks Coaching!
- FREE BIKES and A Bike Rodeo with Boston Bikes!
- A Demonstration cycletrack and pop-up cafe with the Boston Cyclists Union!
- Bike Tours with Rozzie Bikes and MassBike!
- Zumba and Salsa Y Control dance classes, and performances by OnStage Dance Company and the South End ShowStopperz Dance Team!
- Recycling station and a carbon challenge with Greenovate Boston!
- Science on the Street with the Cambridge Science Festival and Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center!
- Test out Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s BostonGreenMapApp!
From Back Bay Station, regular route to Saint James Ave, left around the Westin Hotel, right Dartmouth St, right Columbus Ave, right Tremont St, right Tremont Street at Roxbury Crossing, left Huntington Ave to regular route.
The route 39 outbound connections can be made at St James at Dartmouth or Huntington Ave and Fenwood Rd. No Service to Huntington Ave between St James Ave and Brigham Circle, outbound only. The Green Line is running regular service from Copley to Heath St.
Last call for Volunteers and Vendors: Deadline is Friday, July 5!
Circle The City builds community, encourages family fun, supports local business and promotes safe, car-free physical activity linking neighborhoods and parks for a healthy, vibrant Boston. We are a collaborative project of the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, the Boston Cyclists Union, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, LivableStreets Alliance, Sustainability Guild International and the City of Boston. Lead sponsors are The Barr Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Co-Sponsors are The Boston Globe and REI.