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Lynnside Out

Lynnside Out: A Community Celebration with Mayor Jared C. Nicholson

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Join Mayor Jared C. Nicholson as he turns City Hall “Lynnside Out” for the second consecutive year! It’s not just an event – it’s a vibrant community celebration bringing Lynn’s residents together to connect, learn, and enjoy.

Date and Time: September 9, 2023 – 11 AM – 3 PM

Location: Frederick Douglass Park. Lynn MA. and Lynn Museum

Admission: FREE, including food (While supplies last)

Mayor Nicholson and City Hall are turning inside out to welcome all residents for a memorable day of connection, creativity, and community engagement. Discover what’s happening in your city as you meet with various City departments to discuss upcoming initiatives and learn about city services and projects that are most meaningful to you.


  • 11:00 INTRO/WELCOME: Kickstart the day with a warm welcome and an introduction to what’s in store. The day will be hosted by Michelle LaPoetica
  • 11:05 Music Playlist – DJ KMF E: Enjoy a curated playlist by DJ KMF E to set the mood for a festive day.
  • 11:15 SHY: Youth band, Classic Rock
  • 11:45: Cultura Latina Dance Academy: Witness graceful performances by the talented dancers of Cultura Latina Dance Academy.
  • 12:00 Mayor Jared Nicholson Welcome: Hear from the Mayor and organizers about upcoming initiatives and projects.
  • 12:15 Cambo-Culture Crew: Experience a fusion of Cambodian culture through dance and music.
  • 12:30 Devils and Escudo Latino: Enjoy a vibrant performance celebrating the Dominican culture.
  • 1:45 DJ KMF E: Dance to the beats spun by DJ KMF E
  • 2:00 Escudo Latino
  • 3:00 Closing Thanks and Goodbyes: Wrap up the day with heartfelt thanks and farewells.
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Photo by Creative Collective

Food: (All food is free for this event, while supplies last) 

  • D’Empanadas: Savor delicious empanadas with a variety of fillings to choose from.
  • Golden Monkey Cafe:  Golden Monkey seeks to reinvigorate Cambodian-American culture through sharing delicious foods.
  • Phinix Lounge: Enjoy Mediterranean-inspired bites that tantalize the taste buds.
  • B Sweet Bakery: Treat yourself to mouth-watering baked goods from the neighborhood sweet spot!
  • Papi ViviPuerto Rican Comfort Food

City Departments and organizations (City website) 

  • Department of Public Works 
  • Lynn Parks and Recreation will be hosting a free moonbounce for the kids!
  • Planning Department will be gathering feedback on parks and Open Spaces. 
  • Police Department
  • Assessors Office
  • MASSHIRE Career Center
  •  Inspectional Services Department (ISD)
  • Roca, Inc.
  • Lynn Fire Department
  • Lynn police Department
  • Health Department
  • Community Development
  • Lynn Public Schools Welcome Center
  • Lynn Housing And Development (LHAND)
  • Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (EDIC)
  • Senior Center
  • Personnel Department
  • Creative Cities Initiative
  • City Clerk/Election
  • North Shore Cycles will be offering free bicycle tune-ups
  • LynnLab
  • Waste Management
  • Lynn Public Library
  • Lynn Community Health Center
  • Lynn YMCA

Community Groups

There are some exciting on-campus events to check out complimentary to Lynnside Out. 


Check out this awesome video from our friends at LCTV from last year’s event.