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With spring in full bloom residents are getting ready for the annual Boston Shines events set for this Saturday. In South Boston there are a number of activities for those looking to get a little dirty helping their community shine.
The West Broadway Neighborhood Association will be out cleaning up around the area and even doing some plantings over the weekend. The group will be pruning, raking, and planting along Foundry Street from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday. More information can be found on the WBNA’s website.
Members of the Saint Vincent’s Lower End Neighborhood Association will be out in their part of the neighborhood as well. The group will be working at Buckley Park, located at 210 West Third St., from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. More information can be found here.
The City Point Neighborhood Association will have plenty of its members out at M Street Park Saturday, to help make the neighborhood green space shine. Work at the park will begin at 9 a.m. More information can be found here.
The Andrew Square Civic Association will also be out in force Saturday to help sweep the square’s streets and sidewalks. The cleaning will run from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. with residents meeting at the Washington Bank in Andrew Square. More information can be found here.
Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen and water. Tools and trash bags will be provided.
Boston Shines, now in its 11th-year, is a city-wide spring cleaning that brings together residents, businesses, city officials, and community members to help beautify their neighborhoods. More information about city-wide activities and the history of the program can be found here.