The Greater Boston Bigfoot Research Institute carries unicorn tears, t-shirts, and books of student writing. Stop by the GBBRI Monday through Friday, 1-6 PM, or click here to shop online.
April 17, 2015
826 Boston will be closed on Monday, April 20th for the holiday weekend. There will be no Saturday tutoring on Saturday, April 18th.
We'll re-open on Tuesday, April 21st during our regular business hours (10 AM-6 PM).
Good luck to our former AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Coordinator, Anusha Mookherjee, who is running the Boston Marathon!
March 25, 2015
Save your seat today for 826 Boston's fifth annual Night of 1,000 Stories!
We hope you'll join us on:
Tuesday, May 5th
Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA 02142
Enjoy an evening of intrigue and imagination as you help 826 Boston tell 1,000 stories in a single night.
Acclaimed author Luis Alberto Urrea, 826 Boston's student authors, and a special musical guest will fuel the celebration. All proceeds from the evening will support 826 Boston's free youth writing programs for Boston Public School students.
Register yourself and your guests today!
Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting Night of 1,000 Stories:
March 23, 2015
If you're going a little stir-crazy with all the snow out there, put your time and your pencil to good use by joining our 2015 Write-A-Thon!
From February 23rd through April 16th, volunteers, students, journalists, bloggers--anyone who can hold a pencil--will come together to raise $20,000 in support of our free youth programs. Writers set a page goal, seek pledges per page or flat rate donations, and write anything they want for six weeks (from dive-bar menu sestinas to space travel postcard haikus), all while raising funds for 826 Boston. Since all writing is done from the comfort of your own home, you don't have to live in Boston to participate--just love 826 Boston and help spread the word!
We'll host a series of events, from write-ins and live readings to concerts and dance parties, to celebrate participants' writing and their hard work fundraising for 826 Boston.
If you want to help shape these events or lead the charge in fundraising, join the events committee by dropping us a line. Email the event coordinator, Kristen Evans, to find out more or to join our team.
Don't forget to register for the event today! Registration is open for the entire event.
Make a donation to a participant and support 826 Boston's free youth writing programs.
March 16, 2015
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Calling all budding playwrights, drama queens and kings, and curious kids of all kinds! 826 Boston and the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) are partnering for our third theater and scriptwriting camp that will culminate in a one-night-only final performance on a
July 13th-August 13th
826 Boston, 3035 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA
1:30-5:30pm, Monday through Thursday
Friday, August 14th (time and location TBD)
* A refundable $40 deposit (cash, check, or credit card) is due from selected families to secure registration, and $10 is requested to cover the cost of two tickets to the orientation performance.
Applications are due Friday, March 20 by 5:00pm.
Completed applications can be mailed or dropped off at our center. Questions? Please call 617.442.5400 or email Info [at] 826boston.org
Download application materials here:
2015 Summer Camp Registration Form
, 2015 Summer Camp Procedures
March 4, 2015
826 Boston is proud to present its 2nd trivia night at Porter Square Books on Friday, March 13th from 7-9P PM.
Come out for a fast-paced round of team-trivia, win prizes, and enjoy readings from Kelly Link (Get In Trouble, Magic for Beginners) and Celeste Ng (Everything I Never Told You). Sign up your team today!
There's a $10 suggested donation to play, and all are welcome. All proceeds benefit 826 Boston's free youth writing and tutoring programs.
This event is part of our annual volunteer-led fundraiser, the Write-A-Thon. Learn more or sign up here.
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