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Clutter Control Workshop

Did you make a new year’s resolution to clean out some of your clutter? Dave Downs will present a fun-filled humorous program loaded with personal examples of his own love/hate relationship with STUFF! He wants to address these questions: Why do Americans have too many possessions? How can we begin to resolve this problem? After presenting several BIG reasons why we have so much STUFF, Dave shares original thoughts, practical tips, and easy to understand strategies that anyone can use to begin the process of change. Continue Reading →

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Playdate & Politics: Fighting for Universal Pre-K

It’s time for universal pre-kindergarten to be a reality in Massachusetts. Join us for a discussion with State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz about how we can make this happen. KIDS ARE WELCOME. Coffee will be served. This discussion is being organized by a group of local JP parents and friends. Continue Reading →

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JP Resident Selected as Artist for Public Art Project at Jamaica Plain Library

You may not know sculptor Matthew Hinçman by name, but you probably know his thought-provoking work from around the neighborhood. Come next year there will be another significant Hinçman art piece in JP, as he was recently selected to create a public art project at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Juan Murray: Interplay’ Newest Art Exhibition at JP Branch Library Opens Nov. 3rd

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library in partnership with Uforge are pleased to announce a new exhibition, “Juan Murray: Interplay,” to be held in their recently renovated library space. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Artist Exhibitions for Jamaica Plain Branch Library Announced + Friends Fundraiser

As the grand reopening of the renovated Jamaica Plain Branch Library nears, the space is being activated in numerous ways, including a Friends of the JP Branch Library fundraiser on Friday night. Plus the Friends announced the artists who will have their art exhibited this year at the library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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