Celebrate Dudley at the EJ in the 'Hood festival

June 11, 2008

After the success of Jammin’ for Justice, we are continuing the summer excitement with the EJ in the 'Hood Festival on Saturday, June 28. The festival will run from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Blair parking lot across from ACE’s office in Dudley Square.

EJ in the 'Hood, June 28, 11 am - 6 pm, Dudley Square, Roxbury)

This year, EJ in the 'Hood is gearing up to be the most vibrant and successful yet! Come visit with ACE staff and members and become a member of the ACE community yourself. Bring the entire family and enjoy free food, musicians, an Open House at the ACE office, yard sale, EJ Tours of Dudley and kid friendly activities. Community groups will share information about ways for folks to connect to positive work in the community. Relax with your fellow neighbors, shop from local vendors and celebrate the vibrancy of our Dudley Square community!

  • spoken word
  • New Orleans style brass band
  • cotton candy
  • popcorn
  • dunk tank
  • moon bounces
  • EJ Tour
  • Yard Sale
  • Public art project about Dudley Square

If you would like to table at the event, please submit an application by June 20. Contact Khalida for tabling information. We are looking for performers as well, and auditions will be held on June 20 at 4:00 p.m. at ACE. For more info, please contact David.

6/27/08 Weather Update: Looks like tomorrow will only have a 20 percent chance of showers, so we're going ahead with the event. Our deep thanks to the Charles River Watershed Association for lending us a bunch of tents on short notice!