On Friday September 6, 2013, East Boston Main Streets will hold its 13th Annual Countdown to Kindergarten Parade.
(EAST BOSTON, August 14, 2013) East Boston Main Streets
and Countdown to Kindergarten along with Boston Main Streets, the East Boston
Social Center, YMCA, Little Folks, Head Start, the Boston Police and the MBTA
will host the 12th Annual Countdown to Kindergarten parade. With the help of
many groups and individuals and the generosity of local merchants every child in
East Boston who is entering kindergarten will receive school supplies, a brand
new backpack and enjoy a festive day designed to provide a positive experience
as they begin their education.
Beginning in Central Square at 10:30 AM the children and their parents will
march along Meridian Street to receive school supplies. Upon returning, music
will be played and food will be supplied along with face painting and special
programs from volunteers including the Suffolk County Sheriffs Department and
the Boston Public Library. For more information contact Sonia Gomez-Banrey at
617.635.6816 or the East Boston Main Street office at 617.561.1044. Also please
visit the Countdown to Kindergarten website at
http://www.countdowntokindergarten.org/ or visit them on facebook.
About East Boston Main Streets. EBMS is a non-profit corporation. Our mission is
to create vibrant business districts by initiating private and public
improvements, promoting commerce, and supporting efforts that improve the
quality of life for all who live, work and do business in East Boston.