Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival - Saturday, May 14th from noon to 4 pm. Come on out for Opening Day in Franklin Park! A spring family tradition since 1969. There'll be kite-making tables and kites for sale, bicycle activities for elementary-age children with Countdown to Kindergarten, helmet give-aways, a bike repair station, food trucks, and community vendors. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. On the Franklin Park Playstead ballfields.
Back on My Feet recently launched a new running/walking team at Franklin Park. We are looking for morning run/walk volunteers to join us one morning a week. We're running/walking Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Be a part of something greater than yourself. Join us today by clicking here.
Back on My Feet is looking for volunteers to come join our new team launching at Franklin Park in April. Help to disrupt the cycle of homelessness and addiction by giving your time as a morning run/walk volunteer one morning a week. Our community meets M/W/F from 5:45 to 6:30 am. Learn more about getting involved at backonmyfeet.org/get-involved/volunteer.
Eighteen small "cottages" are being installed on the Shattuck campus to house 30 people who are homeless and staying in the Mass & Cass area. Each cottage will have two beds, allowing for couples to stay together, and plumbing and heating. Services and support will be offered at the hospital. The site will have 24/7 security. Representatives from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services will be on a virtual meeting to share details about the cottage housing and answer questions.
The state's plan to install 18 small "cottages" on the Shattuck campus to house homeless individuals living in the Mass and Cass area will be discussed at a virtual public meeting held by the Franklin Park Coalition on Dec. 20. Each cottage will have two beds, which would allow for couples to stay together, and plumbing and heating. The site will have 24/7 security in a security cabin. Occupancy of the cottages is scheduled to begin Dec.