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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 »
Monthly meeting of the Housing & Economic Development Committee of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council - On the agenda will be City Realty’s proposal for 197 Green Street: proposal is for 4-story building near the intersection of Green & Washington St. with 23 residential units plus some commercial space.Find out more »
Every Wednesday the Center for Early Relationship Support® offers free groups for parents of newborn children at Curtis Hall. Do you have a new baby under one? Would you like to meet other parents? Parents are invited to come with their infants. Groups are free. Registration is not necessary, please come when you can. Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Curtis Hall Third Floor Dance Studio 20 South Street Curtis Hall is located right next to the main branch of the library. The…Find out more »
Looking for an easy way to get the freshest farm food delivered to your neighborhood every week of the year? Farmers To You is hosting an open house at the JP pick up site located in the parking lot of the J.P. Boylston Congregational Church at 207 Armory St on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm. Come meet your neighbors, sample some of their favorite foods, and learn more about Farmers to You. Farmers To You is also inviting new customers to…Find out more »
ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston is a free after-school program run by local design and construction professionals with the goal of inspiring high school students to pursue careers in the architecture, construction and engineering industries. Students have the opportunity to learn from professionals in an introductory program gaining experience in industries such as civil engineering, construction management, and interior design, to name a few. Along with the hands-on experience, students who participate in the program have the opportunity to…Find out more »
Meet with your local state representative at your newly renovated library, a safe space for all.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 »
Bring over those antique treasures and art and have them appraised by professional appraiser Edward Stanley Donation is $10 per item or $25 for 3 items. Bring up to 3 items - or just come and watch our very own Roadshow with refreshments! There are sure to be some exciting discoveries! Proceeds to benefit the Preservation Fund of the House. (Please note: Jewelry, stamps and coins cannot be evaluated.)Find out more »
Urban and suburban planting spaces are often constrained, often not ideal for accommodating a large oak, linden, or maple tree. But there are many smaller tree species that will thrive in a smaller space and won’t overwhelm the area. Some trees are cultivars that have been selected for their smaller size or narrow characteristics, while others are naturally genetically petite. Guided by the “right plant, right place” philosophy, Laura Mele will start in the lecture hall with tips on what…Find out more »
Join an Arboretum staff member and make new discoveries among the trees at the Arboretum as they take on their brilliant fall colors. Is there food for Teddy Bears there? What do you think they would they eat? Would you want to share their picnic? One adult may bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages five through twelve. Meet in the Hunnewell Visitor Center. Free, drop in, no registration required. In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.Find out more »
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