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November 2016
$64 - $80

Designing with Native Plants

November 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701-2699 United States
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This entirely self-paced online course will teach you the basics of designing with native plants and show you how to incorporate native plants into your garden and landscape. Discover the variety of native plants found throughout New England and learn how to design a visually interesting landscape that also supports biodiversity. Students complete the course at their own pace.   Open enrollment begins Monday, November 14 and ends Sunday, April 2.

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February 2017

Sunday Morning Worship @ Christ the King

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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The Brewery Complex, 1st Floor, 284 Amory St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Join us Sunday mornings at the Brewery Complex for our weekly worship service. Come as you are, dress is a casual & everyone is welcome. There is plenty of parking in the lot off Germania Street in from of the Samuel Adams entrance as well as easy access from the Stony Brook T station.

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Free

Learn to Observe: Tree Spotters Citizen Science

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Presenters: Catherine Chamberlain, Suzanne Mrozak, and Danny Schissler Select a date: Sundays: Feb 26, 1:00pm–3:30pm; Mar 5, 10:30am–1:00pm; Mar 26, 1:00–3:30pm; Apr 9, 2:00–4:30pm With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. This citizen science project opens a window into the Arboretum’s phenology:…

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Free

Harpoon Brewery Present: Open Mic Night at the Midway!

February 26 @ 9:00 pm - February 27 @ 1:00 am
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The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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This is the new home of what was formerly the Kings Open Mic. Every Sunday, you can see some of the city’s best comedians, musicians, poets, sketch performers, and more. If you’re interested in performing at the mic, it’s super easy. Just arrive, put your name on a slip of paper in a beer pitcher, and next thing you know you’ll be onstage! Sets are 5 minutes or 2 songs, depending on what you do. Your hosts are Angela Sawyer…

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The Parlor Ice Cream Co. Pop-up at Casa Verde!!

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Casa Verde, 711 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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We're thrilled to welcome Jacqueline Dole, owner of The Parlor Ice Cream Co. to Casa Verde!! Parlor is a locally sourced, small batch, Boston ice cream company featuring the best ingredients of New England. We will be serving scoops of Chocolate Churro ($4/each)and a Sweet Corn/Mole Choco Taco ($5/each) as dessert specials. Come on in for dinner, and treat yourself to some delicious, local, artisinal ice cream! As always, full dinner menu 'till 10, and late-nite menu from 10 'till…

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Free

JP KidsArts Fundraiser

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Rana Rossa, 154 Green St
Jamaica Plain, 02130
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Join us for OpinioNation, a Family Feud-style trivia game, and raise money for KidsArts! La Rana Rossa will donate 15% of the day's proceeds to KidsArts. It's appropriate for all ages, so build your team and join the fun!

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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Farnsworth House, 90 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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In general, the Neighborhood Council meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 7-9 p.m. Meetings are often held at Farnsworth House, 90 South St., but are sometimes held in other parts of the neighborhood. Please check the JPNC website for the most up-to-date information.

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March 2017

GED/HiSET Program

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Ruffin Mobile Educational Services, Inc. is holding GED/HiSET registration for Mildred C. Hailey Residents to obtain the GED/HiSET credentials. We are looking for students who want to make a change with alternative education by participating in the Modern Education Movement hosted by RMES, Inc.

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Police-Community Monthly Meeting at E-13 Police Station

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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First Thursday of every month
E-13 Police Station, 3347 Washington St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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District E-13 of the Boston Police Department, 3345 Washington St.

Each month the Boston Police Department’s E-13 District hosts a meeting so concerned residents may speak directly to police officials about their concerns and ideas. The meeting is held the first Thursday of each month.It is usually at the E-13 Police Station, 3347 Washington St. However, a few months each year the event is held at Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South St. For 2014, remaining Curtis Hall dates are: Thursday, Sept. 4 Thursday, Nov. 6

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$5

Conservation by the Yard

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Conservation by the Yard Susannah B. Lerman, PhD, Research Ecologist, Urban Forests, Human Health, and Environmental Quality, USDA Forest Service 1 Session: Thursday, March 2, 7:00–8:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum Most people see the urban and suburban landscape as a concrete jungle, devoid of wildlife. Susannah Lerman instead sees potential wildlife habitat that could reverse the loss of biodiversity while providing positive interactions between people and nature. Using lessons learned from her research, she will describe how yards provide…

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