Jamaica Plain’s Feeney Appearing in Walpole Footlighters’ ‘9 to 5 The Musical’

First, Music legend Dolly Parton wrote additional songs to go along with her hit 9 to 5 from the 1980 movie of the same name. Then original screenwriter Patricia Resnick adapted the movie script. The result was a hit movie morphed into a hit Broadway musical... And the Walpole Footlighters are opening their 96th season on October 25 with 9 to 5 The Musical.

The Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade, a tradition hosted by community group Spontaneous Celebrations since 1984, attracts thousands of local residents and visitors from outside the neighborhood every year for a weekend of beautiful lights. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 19 at the Jamaica Pond Boat House.

36th Annual Jamaica Pond Lantern Parades on Oct. 19 & 20

If you're new to Jamaica Plain you're going to want to check out this weekend's Jamaica Pond Lantern Parades. Hundreds of people of all ages (and dogs), some costumed and some not, will gather for pre-Halloween fun in the annual presented by Spontaneous Celebrations and the Friends of Jamaica Pond.