In Brief

FOCCP Schedule of Events, Activities and Monthly Meetings

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) have coordinated a full schedule of fun filled events and activities through the summer months and beyond. Starting with an Independence Day Celebration on June 29.

A series of lawn games in the Park will be held on July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 13, 17, 24, 31, and September 7 and 14.

Another series Sunday Movies in the Park on July 21,28 and August 4, 13, 18 and 25.

Many other activities will be held including: Fall Festival in the Park October 5, the 18 annual Trellis Lighting Ceremony, Midnight Fireworks on Boston Harbor December 31.

FOCCP will conduct monthly board meetings at 6:30 PM in the Paul Revere House, 2nd floor, 11 North Square on: March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 11, September 10, October 8, and November 12.

Annual Lantern Ceremony at Old North

A celebration to commemorate the 244th anniversary of when two Patriots hung two lanterns in the Old North Church Steeple signaling the advance of the British by sea.

The ceremony celebrates active citizenship and freedom, as defined by that night. It is an unforgettable evening of pageantry, patriotism, and song enjoyed by hundreds of guests.

This year’s, keynote speaker will be Attorney General Maura Healey, the chief lawyer and law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Individual tickets begin at $40 and sponsorship opportunities begin at $300.

            The historical reenactment will be held on Sunday, April 14 at 7 PM.

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