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February 2019

Living Portraits: Featuring the Work of Jon Goldman and Robin Radin

February 9 - May 27
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street
Boston, 02210 United States
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Jamaica Plain photographer Robin Radin and Woods Hole artist Jon Goldman are currently exhibiting their work at The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in the 2nd floor Northwest lobby gallery. The BCEC is located at 415 Summer Street in Boston. The exhibit will run from February 9-May 27, 2019. There will be a reception, which is free and open to the public on Wednesday, February 20 from 6-8pm. The exhibition's curator Caitlin Foley writes:"Radin and Goldman employ their work as…

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May 2019

Vignettes: Art show at JP Licks: Featuring Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks

May 14 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 6:00pm

JP Licks, 659 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Vignettes Artwork by Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks May – June 2019   Now showing at JP LICKS on Centre Street in JP In literature, a vignette is a short scene that captures a single moment or a defining detail about a character, idea, or other element of the story.  Vignettes are little sections of a much bigger work.  Vignettes are important because they can illuminate significant information, create depth of character, or provide insight into the larger picture. In this show, established…

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Representative Elugardo’s legislative aide

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bess’ Cafe, 224 Cypress Street
Brookline, 02445
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Come meet with State Representative Nika Elugardo or her Legislative Aide, Isabel Torres, no appointment necessary. Whether you want to discuss policy, district issues, or personal concerns we encourage you to stop by!

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Saturday Forest Bathing

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Arnold Arboretum, Bussey St. Gate, Bussey Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25 – $35

2nd & 4th Saturdays in April and May, 9:00am-11:00am Tam Willey, Certified Forest Therapy Guide Location: Bussey St. Gate Entrance at map tables Forest Bathing is inspired by Shinrin-yoku, a prominent feature of preventative medicine and healing in Japan.  From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, there has been extensive research demonstrating what can happen when we relax, unplug and open our senses to the natural world in community. This slow-paced guided therapeutic experience promotes wellness through a…

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Walking Tour of Stony Brook

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on August 31, 2019 at 11:00am

Stony Brook T Stop, Boylston and Lamartine
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Join the JP Historical Society to explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes of early German settlers, and today’s Boston Beer Company, the brewers of Samuel Adams. In the 1970s, a coalition of community groups joined together to block construction of the Southwest Expressway through Jamaica Plain and other Boston neighborhoods. Today, the Southwest Corridor Park that runs through the Stony Brook neighborhood stands as a testament…

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Dissection Dramatics! – Flower Form

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Arnold Arboretum Staff and Volunteers Sunday, May, 26 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm  Location: Hunnewell Lawn This is part of the new Science in Our Park Series. Come to the Arnold Arboretum and be a scientist! Get your hands onto scientific tools, use your observation skills and share your findings with others. Dissection Dramatics will give you ample opportunity to fiddle with microscopes, hand lenses and digital scopes. Discover the secrets contained in a flower as you pull it apart piece by piece. Then test…

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Flower Arranging How-To-Fun

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
City Feed and Supply, 672 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$65

Join us for a night out learning the art of flower arranging. Gather around the table for a floral arranging experience to remember. Learn tips and tricks for successful flower arranging as you curate your own arrangement in a vase. Tons of fun and no experience needed! At the end of the evening, take home your beautiful arrangement as well as any other must-have in-store finds!

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Opening Reception: Balancing Act

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BSA Space, 290 Congress Street
Boston , MA 02210 United States
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Don't miss the opening reception for Balancing Act: Urbanism & Emerging Technologies. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition with the curators while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Today, the rapid rate of change in technology and human society has reached an unprecedented pace. As we consider the future of the urban environment, a keen understanding of the symbiotic relationship between city and technology has become imperative to not only achieve efficiency in economy and convenience, but…

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JPNDC Annual Meeting

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

It's JPNDC's (Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp.) 42nd year and at our Annual Meeting, we'll be unveiling our new vision for these times. We'll also enjoy dinner, celebrate our community and achievements, have free raffles, and renew our spirits! Child care will be available.

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George Lakey: How We Win

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Location: First Church in JP UU ** Sanctuary Share & invite your friends on Facebook  Join the Jamaica Plain Forum to welcome George Lakey, has been active in direct action campaigns for six decades. Recently retired from Swarthmore College, where he was the Eugene M. Lang Visiting Professor for Issues in Social Change, Lakey’s first arrest was at a civil rights demonstration in March 1963, and his most recent was March 29, 2018 in the Power Local Green Jobs Campaign.   Some high…

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