Hyde Square Task Force

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Halloween Festival

Looking for family friendly fun on Halloween? Stop by Hyde Square Task Force’s annual Halloween Festival for games, activities, a haunted house, and treats! The Festival will take place on October 31st from 4:30-6:30 pm on the Blessed Sacrament Church Plaza (361 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130). This event is part of Hyde Square Task Force’s ¡Viva el Latin Quarter! community programming. Continue Reading →

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Tortilla Social

Join artist Salvador Jiménez-Flores for an interactive printmaking and food workshop using a multi-functional tortilla press. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to use the tortilla press to make their own art print and to eat freshly made tortillas. Join us at Hyde Square Task Force (30 Sunnyside Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130) from 5:00-8:00 pm.  

Hyde Square Task Force youth will also premiere their documentary about El Barrio: Boston’s Latin Quarter Musical. This event is a part of Hyde Square Task Force’s ¡Viva el Latin Quarter! Continue Reading →

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Dreams of Chonta Workshop

Join filmmaker Monica Cohen and musicians Isaac Matus and Juan Tello to learn about music from the Pacific Coast of Colombia and the story of Diego Obregon, an Afro-Colombian musician and undocumented immigrant who is willing to sacrifice everything for his dreams.

Excerpts of the film Dreams of Chonta will be shown and participants will have the opportunity to touch and play traditional Colombian instruments.  Join us on September 18th from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library! Continue Reading →

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Latino Heritage Month Concert

Kick off Latino Heritage Month with a Salsa concert featuring Zayra Pola and 3nity, an all female Salsa orchestra! Join us for incredible music and dancing on Friday, September 15th at 7:00 pm on the Blessed Sacrament Church Plaza (361 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130). Art pieces by Massiel Grullon will be unveiled during intermission and free ice cream will be provided! This event is a part of Hyde Square Task Force’s ¡Viva el Latin Quarter! community programming. Continue Reading →

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‘Dreams of Chonta’ Workshop on September 18th

Join “Dreams of Chonta” film director Monica Cohen and musicians Isaac Matus and Juan Tello to learn about music from the Pacific Coast of Colombia and the story of Diego Obregon, an Afro-Colombian musician featured in the film, who is an undocumented immigrant willing to sacrifice everything for his dreams.
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Story Walk

As a part of Latino Heritage Month, participate in a neighborhood Story Walk! Start by picking up a map from the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library. Then use the map to follow the story Welcome to my Neighborhood: A Barrio ABC page by page through the neighborhood. Return the completed map to the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library or Hyde Square Task Force for a prize! The Story Walk is a collaboration between the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library and Hyde Square Task Force’s ¡Viva el Latin Quarter! Continue Reading →

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