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PSF IN THE NEWS

Presentation School Foundation Community Center celebrates grand opening

Presentation School Opens to Community

Parish School Resurrected as Community Center

Closed Catholic school transformed for community

Presentation School reopens

Outpouring of faith, cash resurrects school

Once-embattled Brighton school reborn as community center

Community puts Presentation back on track

New life for old Boston school

"An exhilarating moment"

Residents Celebrate Groundbreaking

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All photos by Liane Brandon, (c) 2012.

Winter and Spring Events

The Presentation School Foundation (PSF) is sponsoring the following events. All events are free and open to the public. The events will take place at the PSF Community Center, 640 Washington Street, either in the recently renovated New Balance Community Room or the Little Sprouts Community Room for Budding Scholars. Both rooms are on the lower level of the community center. Parking is available and the PSF Community Center can be reached by taking the 57 or 64 buses to Oak For more information, call 617.782.8670 or email PSF at psfcommunitycenter@gmail.com

Please note:  The vegetarian ethnic foods cooking demonstration originally scheduled for Thursday, April 17th, needs to be rescheduled due to unanticipated delays in obtaining permits from the City of Boston. We regret any inconvenience, and will inform you about a new date for this event in the near future.

Next event: Wednesday, April 23 @ 7 p.m. – Gardening 101: Preparing For Spring
Join Koletta Kaspar for a discussion focusing on spring gardening. Gardening tips will be provided and laughter will be encouraged. If possible, please bring a shovel for a 10-minute hands-on demonstration. This event is from 7 to 8 pm, and is co-sponsored by the Brighton Garden Club.

For events in May and beyond, click here

Interested in hosting an event? Click here to see available times in our two community rooms.

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The Presentation School Foundation is seeking an executive director. Click here to download the job description; apply by emailing info@psf-inc.org.

Thanks to everyone who donated to the 2013 PSF Appeal! Your donation helps us continue to provide vital services, meeting spaces for local groups, and maintain a community anchor in Oak Square.

If you'd like to hear about upcoming events at the PSF Community Center, enter your email address below.

Download the 2013 PSF Appeal letter here | Donate online

The calendar for the Little Sprouts Budding Scholars Community Room is now online-- check available times by clicking here. Email us at info@psf-inc.org for more information.

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Thanks to everyone who attended and donated to the
Presentation School Foundation's Summer Social
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Media coverage of the Center's grand opening:

Allston-Brighton Tab: Presentation School Foundation Community Center celebrates grand opening

Boston Globe letters to the editor: Disengaged? Not in Brighton - Story highlights central role of schools in creating a community - Stark contrast between insurer’s lavish Boston office, Brighton community center

WGBH-FM: Presentation School Opens to Community

BNN: Parish School Resurrected as Community Center

WBUR: A Community Center Rises From A Closed Catholic School

NECN: Closed Catholic school transformed for community

WGBH's Greater Boston: Presentation School reopens

Boston Herald: Outpouring of faith, cash resurrects school

Boston Globe: Once-embattled Brighton school reborn as community center

The PSF Community Center provides the following services for individuals, families and children:

  • An affordable daycare and preschool (in partnership with Little Sprouts Childhood Enrichment Centers, WGBH and Wheelock College). The daycare and preschool are now open.
  • Community health services, including the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program (in partnership with St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center), which is now open.
  • The New Balance Community Room will be open for any group needing space from the Girl Scouts to the Garden Club.
  • An afterschool program (in partnership with the Brighton-Allston After School Program of the South Cove Community Health Center).
  • A transportation service for the elderly and visually impaired (in partnership with the Independent Transportation Network of Boston), opening later this month.
  • Classes and courses for neighborhood children, youth, and adults.

We currently have non-profit space available. Click here to download a fact sheet; if you're interested, please contact us at info@psf-inc.org or call us at 617-782-8670.

Presentation School Foundation, Inc. | 640 Washington St. | Brighton, MA 02135 | 617-782-8670 | info@psf-inc.org