An event to honor state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez's 16 years at the State House will feature a special a special play about Frederick Law Olmsted and announcements from neighborhood organizations about local park initiatives.
The Dec. 13th event is inspired by Sánchez's "...devoted service to preserving Jamaica Plain’s greatest jewels – its parks, its people and its conservation." Thus there will be a new play about Frederick Law Olmsted depicting his life at ages 26 and 76, which will be performed by Gerry Wright and Manganelli.
There will also be announcements by Olmsted 2022, the A.R.T. Institute and the Friends of Jamaica Pond about two the preservation of Hellenic Hill by Jamaica Pond and tree planting in the neighborhood.
There will also be a speaking program and a reception in the event honoring Sánchez, who lost to Nika Elugardo in the 15th Suffolk District September primary.
The event is free and open to the public and will take place at The Footlight Club (7 Eliot St.) starting at 7 pm. Click here to RSVP.