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SCORES celebration scheduled for Thursday evening in South End

Posted by Ryan Butler  October 7, 2013 10:56 AM

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The 2013 America SCORES Boston Celebration is being held Thursday at the Boston Center for the Arts starting at 6 p.m.

According to its website, SCORES's mission is to “inspire Boston’s youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and to have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.” These ideals are promoted through various soccer-based activities and programs.

Thursday’s evening in the South End is a celebration of everything SCORES has done for Boston’s at-risk youth. The night will feature performances from SCORES poet-athletes, soccer activities on a turf field, and special guest Jay Heaps, coach of the New England Revolution.

The food served will be inspired dishes from various celebrated soccer countries around the world. This is a 21-plus event.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Ryan M. Butler covers Boston Public School athletics. He can be reached at butler.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @butler_globe or @BPSspts.

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