May and June 2017 Service Projects and Events

Daily Table (Sign Up)

When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1-4 PM
Where: 450 Washington St, Dorchester Center, MA  (Shawmut T stop – Red Line, Ashmont Branch)

The daily table is a not-for-profit food market that sells healthy grab-n-go food to the community at fast food prices. We will be helping to label, package, sort and restock food.

UNICEF USA Children’s Champion Award Dinner

When: Thursday, June 1st, 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: The Castle at Park Plaza

UNICEF USA in Boston is hard at work on another big event! On Thursday, June 1st they will be holding the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner. They will be honoring some remarkable individuals: World renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and U.S. Fund for UNICEF New England Board Members Alli and Bill Achtmeyer.  The event will take place at The Castle at Park Plaza.

UNICEF will need all volunteers to be there from 4:30pm until 10:30pm for the entire event.

Please contact Jessica Morris (a new Kiwanis member who works at UNICEF USA) to sign up or with any questions at  

Bubble and Books (hosted by Malden Kiwanis) (Sign up)

When: Saturday, June 3rd, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: Miller Park, Malden, MA (10-20 minute bus ride from Malden Center – Orange Line)

Malden Kiwanis has been busy collecting gently used children’s books all year.  On June 3rd, they will host an event to give out these books to kids.  The event will also feature a storyteller, bubbles, and slush!  The event starts at 2:30 PM, but they have asked for our help with set up starting at 1:30 PM.

If you have any gently used children’s books that you’d like to donate, please bring them on the day of the event!

June Social/Meeting

Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Dillon’s, 955 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115 (Back Bay)

Join us on Thursday, June 8 for our June Social Meeting!

We will be discussing our upcoming summer service projects, along with club updates.

MBTA Directions: 4 minute walk from Hynes (Green Line B, C, D) or 9 minute walk from Copley (All Green Lines)

Somerville Kiwanis Bicycle Safety Day (Sign Up)

When: Saturday, June 10 at 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St, Somerville, MA 02145

The Kiwanis Club of Somerville hosts an annual bicycle safety day, including helmet fittings, an obstacle course, lessons in hand signals and road safety, free food, and fun activities for children. The event targets elementary school aged children from Somerville.  Volunteers will help set up and run the obstacle course, run activities for the kids, and hand out snacks.  The event starts at 9:00 AM, but they’ve asked for volunteers to arrive at 8:00 AM to help with set-up.  We had a ton of fun at the event last year!

MBTA Directions: Short bus ride from Sullivan Square (Orange Line), Wellington (Orange Line), Harvard Square (Red Line), Davis Square (Red Line), or Lechmere (Green Line).  Check Google Maps or contact for specific directions.

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