49th Annual Battle of Bunker Hill Road Race

Registration for Bunker Hill Road Race is OPEN! Sign up now!

DATE: June 11, 2017


LOCATION: Charlestown Boys & Girls Club

                  60 High Street

ENTRY FEES: $30 Pre Entry and $35 on Race Day

Grand Opening of the BCNC Pao Arts Center

The Pao Arts Center, Chinatown’s first community-based arts, culture and education center, is a partnership between the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center and Bunker Hill Community College that reclaims a critical piece of Chinatown’s history. Parcel 24 on Hudson St., which at one time was the home to hundreds of Chinatown residents before they were displaced in the 1960s, has been reimagined as a place for Asian arts, culture and education, and also serves as a community-based space for classes and workshops for Bunker Hill Community College faculty and students.

Bunker Hill Community College Partners with BEST Hospitality Training

BOSTON, April 25, 2017— A new articulation agreement between Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) and Boston Education, Skills & Training Corporation (BEST Corp.) links students who excel in hospitality apprenticeships with opportunities for advancement in the field.

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo to Give Commencement Address at Bunker Hill Community College

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo will be the keynote speaker at Bunker Hill Community College’s 43rd Commencement exercises, which will take place on May 20, 2017, on the Charlestown Campus.

“We are grateful to Speaker DeLeo for being the College’s long-time partner in improving college completion rates and making higher education more accessible,” said Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Eddinger of Speaker DeLeo.

Adult Volleyball League, Weds nights at the Charlestown Community Center

Want to get in shape, meet new people, and play volleyball? Join the Community Center's co-ed adult volleyball league. Games take place every Wednesday night from 7 - 9 pm. Bring $25 on or before May 3rd to participate. For more information and to sign up, call Pete Washington at 617-635-5171 x104.

Games start on Wednesday May 3rd at 255 Medford St, Charlestown, MA 02129 (Charlestown Community Center).

Free Play Groups and Family Fun Night on Tuesdays!

Join our free programs!

Program coordinator - Tess Miller (617) 372-4776 or (se habla espanol)


Play to Lean Groups

Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:30am at 255 Medford Street, Charlestown MA 02129 (BCYF Community Center)

Ages 0 - 5 with parents and caregivers; Come in for songs, circle time, arts and crafts, socialization, and other school readiness preparation!


Family Fun Night

Splash Into Summer with the Charlestown Y

Join us for a fun evening of mixing, mingling, and making a difference! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets, for beer or wine, included in the cost of your ticket. A full cash bar, including signature cocktails, will also be available.

$60 in advance | $75 at the door

All proceeds benefit the Charlestown YMCA Annual Fund which funds many of the Y programs and services that families in need use every day. Together we can ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to thrive. 

Straight Outta Charlestown: Turn it Around Youth of the Month!

This month's Turn it Around Youth of the Month is Melvin Jones! Melvin joined Turn it Around this past September. In his short time in Turn It Around, Melvin has consistently gone above and beyond. Whether he is helping us set up dinner, cleaning up, volunteering at community events, or just actively participating in meetings,  Melvin is a fantastic addition to our Turn it Around Community! We are so glad that he joined!

--Olivia Larkin, Prevention & Education Program Coordinator &

Group Leader for Melvin's small group within Turn it Around 


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