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September 2019

Red Panda Day at the Franklin Park Zoo

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Join us as we celebrate International Red Panda Day at Franklin Park Zoo. Learn all about these species during zookeeper chats. Meet author Gemmesa Johnson and listen to a reading of her book Seacoo. Books will be available for purchase in the gift shop. Come discover how you can help save red pandas! Zoo New England is committed to the conservation of red pandas and has supported the Red Panda Network, which seeks to save wild red pandas and preserve…

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Celebrate World Gorilla Day at Franklin Park Zoo

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Celebrate one of our closest relatives and learn how you can help protect this endangered species. Meet a zookeeper who cares for our western lowland gorillas during a chat at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Throughout the day, stop by to watch artist Jen Bradley as she draws the gorillas. In 1994, she began routinely drawing at the gorilla habitat at Franklin Park Zoo. Since then, she has continued to record her experiences and observations through the process of drawing…

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It’s Your Climate: Act Toward Change

September 24 - September 30
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free – $40

Join us at the Arnold Arboretum for events aimed at encouraging thoughtful consideration of the climate crisis and ways that individuals and organizations can take action. Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) and the Arnold Arboretum are partnering with community members and organizations across Massachusetts to bring you a variety of events, both formal and informal, for the second annual Climate Preparedness Week. Learn about earth-centered ethics initiatives around the globe, collaborate with others in an art and design workshop…

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Hip Hop & Soul Music Showcase w Open Mic

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
31 Germania St, Jamaica Plain, MA, 31 Germania St
Jamaica Plain, 02130
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Free

Join JPNDC at The Brewery for a free music showcase and open mic! Featuring the Mastadonis Project, other artists, and anyone who signs up by 6:15. Family friendly.

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26th Annual Jamaica Plain Artists Open Studios!

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

Free

The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning in 2019 for its 26th year! Open Studios is an opportunity to take a rare public peek at some private spaces. The free event showcases the artwork of up to 200 artists at 40 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School and more. It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. over the weekend of September 28 - 29, 2019. During JPOS, visitors can experience locally created…

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JPOS: 1o Fab artists show at Taylor House

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Taylor House, 50 Burroughs Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Come and say hi. Check out some great art by 10 established artists.  Painting, sculpture, drawing and mixed media.  At Taylor House: 50 Burroughs Street JP. Sat. 9/28 -Sun. 9/29

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Pirate & Princess Day at the Franklin Park Zoo

September 28 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Feel like you’re in a fairytale at Franklin Park Zoo! Meet and pose for photos with the princesses and learn how you can be a pirate under the instruction of Captain Jack and his crew. There will also be crafts, special animal encounters and an education station. Kids are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite fairy tale outfit, and don’t forget the camera!

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October 2019

Zoo Howl returns to Franklin Park Zoo

October 26 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 3:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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www.franklinparkzoo.com

Thrills, chills, and animals await you at Franklin Park Zoo’s annual Zoo Howl! During this popular Halloween event, children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at the Zoo. Other haunted happenings include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests and a haunted maze! Throughout the day, guests can learn about the importance of enrichment as they watch as many of the animals receive pumpkins as enrichment items.

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November 2019

City Mission’s ‘Cheers to 10 Years!’ Coat Boston Anniversary Celebration

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bella Luna & The Milky Way Lounge, 284 Amory Street
Boston, 02116
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Free – $35

This event will celebrate a decade of commitment to outfitting low-income Boston children and youth with brand new winter coats each year. Since first launched in 2009, this program has helped prepare nearly 18,000 kids in Boston for the winter season. The event will be a kickoff for the 2019 Coat Boston program that will include an afternoon of celebration, live music, and fundraising at Bella Luna & The Milky Way in Jamaica Plain. Proceeds will allow these coats to continue to be provided…

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