Celebrate National Night Out at Mozart Park on August 1

Join Boston Mayor Michelle Wu for free kids activities and more during National Night Out in Mozart Park on August 1. Wu will be joined by Boston Police Department and elected officials honoring Boston's neighborhood crime watches. There will be food, entertainment and more. There event is from 5 to 8 pm at Mozart Park (10 Mozart St.). National Night Out started in 1984 by bringing civic groups, community organizations, police, residents and more together.

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Crowdfunding: Hyde Jackson Square Main Street Wants Support for Café in Mozart Park

The Boston Main Streets Foundation and Hyde Jackson Square Main Street are working to create a welcoming, vibrant, social café in Mozart Park prior to each outdoor Movies in Mozart show in August and September. Hyde Jackson Square Main Street from Patronicity on Vimeo. The goal is raise $2,500 goal by midnight on August 7th and that total will be matched with a grant from Boston Main Street Foundation’s Matching Grant Program. "We are extremely excited about providing a great café experience, outdoors in Mozart Park prior to our... movies series,” said Gerald Robbins, Executive Director of Hyde Jackson Square Main Street.

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Volunteers Wanted: Teatro en el Parque in Mozart Park on July 19-21

Volunteers are wanted for the 6th Annual Teatro en el Parque in Mozart Park happening on three consecutive days starting July 19th. This year’s performance by Escena Latina Teatro (ELT), a volunteer-run community theater group, will perform "Cumbia de me Corazón" by Toby Campion. It is being directed by Inés de la Cruz. Volunteers are needed to help setup, staff the event, and breakdown the information tables, between 4 pm and 9 pm on all three nights. If you're interested in volunteering please contact Erica Cannon at 617-477-9406 or email erica@hydejacksonsquare.org.

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Cops Recover Gun Nearby After Hyde Square Shooting

UPDATE: Prosecutors say taking this gun off the street might have prevented another shooting. "If his intent was to retaliate for that earlier shooting," Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said in a statement, "then Boston Police may well have saved a life when they made this arrest." ~~~~~

Hours after a person was shot at Wyman and Centre streets, police recovered a gun a block away. But it isn't clear if there's a connection between the two incidents. The shooting took place about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday near but not inside Pimentel Market, police confirmed.

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Edwin Pabon Performs Thursday Night in Mozart Park

Hello JP. Here's your Morning Memo for all things related to our neighborhood for Thursday, Aug. 14. Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Salsero Edwin Pabon and his orchestra bring their rhythms to Mozart Park, corner of Mozart and Centre, at 7 p.m. Thursday. The free concert is part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series, which is sponsored by Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, Berklee College of Music, and the city's Parks and Recreation Department.

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