In Baystate Banner: Community party celebrates five years of The Dewitt Center


On May 10th, 2023, The Baystate Banner highlighted Madison Park Development Corporation’s community center, The Dewitt Center, in honor of its five-year anniversary and inaugural celebratory event, Pick-Up Basketball. The event was hosted on May 17th, 2023, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, and included live music, lawn games, food trucks, and a gallery walk of The Dewitt Center’s local art collection, featuring works from Ekua Holmes and Jaypix. Following the party, guests, both young and older, can join in a multigenerational pick-up basketball game.

The Dewitt Center’s Director, Erica Davis, explained that the Dewitt space does not only provide enriching/engaging programming and activities but also sustains a broader purpose of connecting residents of all ages. The Dewitt Center is home to various after-school programming, local events, and classes, all of which are always free and open to everyone.

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