Boston Latin Quarter Musical this Saturday

The Hyde Square Task Force will present “El Barrio: Boston Latin Quarter’s Musical,” this Saturday, May 20, with two shows at 2 and 7 p.m. on the Blessed Sacrament Campus at 361 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain. The musical features more than 50 teen artists with an original script, dance choreographies and music. The show is free and open to the public.

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You’re Invited: Celebrating the Opening of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library

In September 2015, work began: we broke ground on a renovation to the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library, a $10 million renovation that aimed to revitalize this community space, and ensure Jamaica Plain has a new, innovative library for residents to gather. I’m so proud to announce the renovation is complete. Together with the Boston Public Library, I invite all residents to join us for the branch’s grand reopening this Saturday, May 20th, at 11 am.
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Spotlight on Longtime Boston Pride Volunteer Henry Paquin of Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Plain resident Henry Paquin has been a longtime volunteer for Boston Pride.  Boston Pride Week 2017 will kick-off with the Pride flag raising on City Hall Plaza on June 2 and continue with events throughout the week, concluding with the annual Boston Pride Parade and Festival on June 10 and the Pride Block Parties on June 11 in the Back Bay and Jamaica Plain. Boston Pride provided a Q&A with Paquin.

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First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist Supports Peace Institute

Mother’s Day is a holiday that can evoke feelings ranging from deep gratitude to lonely pain. For mothers and other family and community members who have lost a loved one to homicide, the pain can be overwhelming and never-ending. Daring to enter into this state of despair, the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute in Dorchester reaches out to these families to bring healing and hope.

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