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La Victoria: Resilience & Creativity, an exhibition of photographs by the SALTO Collective examining issues of belonging and identity in their home city of Santiago, Chile, will be on view at Urbano Project, September 5 – November 8, 2018. An opening celebration will take place on September 5 from 6-8PM, with a talk by Chilean-American writer and human rights activist Marjorie Agosin. Urbano is presenting La Victoria as part of a series exploring the themes of Resilience and Sustainability. The…Find out more »
ROGERSON HOUSE Lawn overlooking Jamaica Pond 434 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain Come & learn more from Senior Care Professionals: Ethos, United Senior Advisors, Health South Rehab, Charm Medical, Caretenders VNA and others. Vendor donations benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’sFind out more »
Meet with your local state representative at your newly renovated library, a safe space for all.Find out more »
The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning for its 25th year. Open Studios is an opportunity to take a rare public peek at some private spaces. The free event showcases the artwork of over 200 artists at 47 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School, the Haffenreffer brewery complex and more. It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. over the weekend of September 22 - 23,…Find out more »
Come and join us for a friendly run, walk or jog around Jamaica Pond. It's FREE! It's 5k! It's TIMED! All ages, all abilities, all paces welcome! Bring your friends, bring your dogs, bring the stroller... Meet at Pinebank Promontory (top of the Sugarbowl). Run starts at 9am. Check out our website for details on how to register with Jamaica Pond parkrun.Find out more »
Grab your friends and family and join Community Servings for some fun, friendly competition at our Field Day in Jamaica Plain on September 22nd! We will have games for both children and adults, including tug-of-war, water balloon toss, three-legged race, obstacle courses, and more! Win prizes, meet your neighbors, and take home balloon animals for the kids! Participants receive a Field Day t-shirt and proceeds will help feed Community Servings' clients who are struggling with critical or chronic illnesses and…Find out more »
It's a known secret that Jamaica Plain -- or "JP" to the locals -- has some of the tastiest and freshest food in Boston, but it's a bit hidden from the "beaten path" destinations such as nearby Fenway Park. In fact, some JP residents want to keep it that way, and this tight-knit community is definitely keen on preserving the neighborly feel. Originally part of Roxbury, Jamaica Plain was first home to wealthy and middle class residents who wanted to…Find out more »
Please join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to learn about the Woodbourne area of JP. This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains examples representative of New England architecture with designs by local architects and builders. It also contains an unusual garden city model housing development by the Boston Dwelling House Company which was founded in 1912. All JPHS tours are free to the public and are offered on dates shown. Tours last between…Find out more »
JP Open Studios is September 22nd and 23rd from 11am-6pm! Local artists will be showcasing and selling their work here at Stonybrook! We will also be selling "scratch blocks" that we'll cast aluminum into that same day. A scratch block is a small resin-bonded sand mold you can carve any design into. Once finished, we'll pour molten aluminum into your scratch block and you'll have a unique aluminum tile of your making to bring home! Scratch blocks are available for…Find out more »
The kitchen is the heart of one’s home, and this two-part workshop from Boston Building Resources will cover everything you need to know to design a kitchen that fits your lifestyle. In Part 1 (September 22), we start with a basic floor plan and cover the many variables that must be considered: appliance standards, door and window openings, storage needs, budget, and more. In Part 2 (September 29), we examine cabinets and countertops—materials, styles, and price ranges. Participants may submit…Find out more »
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