Spontaneous Celebrations

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JP Flea Market

Local and Latin American artists, crafters, artisans, weavers, vintage shops and other small businesses will take over 2 floors of JP’s community epicenter, Spontaneous Celebrations, located right by the Stony Brook T stop on the orange line. Bring some cash or just a good attitude and support your community! art + zines + gifts + handmade knits + records + vintage clothing + handprinted cards + jewelry + teas + terrariums + books + pottery + succulents + prints + t shirts + candles + home decor + handbound journals + crystals + more! Still taking vendors! Sign up at www.JPflea.weebly.com Continue Reading →

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Spontaneous Celebrations Welcomes in the New Year at the First Night Parade

Dancers from Jamaica Plain’s Spontaneous Celebrations strut during the First Night parade on Dec. 31, 2014. Credit: Richard Heath

The JP community center and nonprofit that puts on such signature neighborhood events as Wake Up The Earth and the Lantern Parade took part in the New Year’s Eve festivities downtown. Here are photos from Spontaneous Celebrations’ contributions to the revelry. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Help Spontaneous Celebrations Stay Open in Heat, Cold

Spontaneous Celebrations, the community center behind many of the events that make JP what it is, is looking for help to make their space usable on the hottest and coldest days of the year. The Danforth Street nonprofit is in the final stages of an IndieGoGo campaign to raise $15,000 for this phase of the improvements. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Photo Gallery: Lanterns Light the Night

Adelaide, 6, receives a lantern she picked out at the Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade on Oct. 18, 2014. Credit: Esther Ro

Thousands thronged the Pond Saturday for the 31st edition of the Lantern Parade. Photojournalist Esther Ro was there and brings you a gallery of images from this signature neighborhood event. The Lantern Parade’s second night begins Sunday at 6 p.m.

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