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April 2019

Mulch-ca-pade & Centre Street Beautification

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mozart Park, 10 Mozart Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Have fun and work along other volunteers to ensure that street trees between Jackson Square and Canary Square get the love they need, public spaces are beautiful and ready for spring, and steel bollards are removed of rust and painted. A free community lunch will follow your dedication. We'll meet at Mozart Park at 10 Mozart Street at 9:00 am.

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JP Moms Yardsale

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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More than 50 families will be selling children’s clothing, books, equipment, and much more. In addition to seeing neighbors and friends, and finding some good bargains this unique community sale provides families with affordable options suitable for ages newborn to pre-teen. The JP Moms Yard Sale
Saturday, April 27
9am-1pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain
(at the monument)

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Inclusive Community Sports Day

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
James W. Hennigan School, 200 Heath St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Free

Special Olympics Massachusetts, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and the Boston Police Department have teamed up for their first Boston Inclusive Community Sports Day to be held April 27 at the Hennigan Club at the James W. Hennigan School in Jamaica Plain from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free activities for all ages and abilities. Sports stations for soccer and track & field, fitness activities, yoga, wellness booths, nutrition tips, healthy foods from the Fresh Truck, Boston Police Department…

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SAGE Table JP: Connect, Share, Bridge Gaps

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, 640 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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You are warmly invited to SAGE Table JP, a unique opportunity to bring together many generations of LGBTQ family members, friends, and allies for an afternoon of sharing food, stories, and making new connections across generations. Through community building that begins at the SAGE Table, we’ll tackle the problem of loneliness that affects so many in the LGBTQ community. SAGE Table JP is an opportunity to build intergenerational connections that can bring us collective peace and joy, and sustain us…

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Census Challenge! – Biodiversity Sampling

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Arnold Arboretum Staff and Volunteers Sunday, April 28 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm  Location: North Woods 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. Census Challenge will test your categorizing and observational skills. Join us in the North Woods and help us catalog the diversity of living organisms found in a small area. You will…

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Footlight Club Portable Painting Party – Family Friendly!

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Footlight Club, 7A Eliot Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$30

The event costs $30, which includes instruction, materials, snacks and assorted soft beverages, and a great time. Complete a painting of a local landscape (Jamaica Pond) with award winning artist and elementarty school art teacher Denise Feeney in about two hours . This is a family friendly event. All ages welcomed. Children artists must be accompanied by a paying adult artist. Please reserve spots for each artist. Seating is limited, make your reservation today! All at the beloved, beautiful and…

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May 2019

Curley K8 Annual Plant + Bake Sale

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Parking Lot Across from the Curley School, between Spring Park and Kingsboro Strs + Google Map

Please join us Saturday, May 4th 10-2 for the 19th Annual Curley Plant Sale in the parking lot across from the school. There will be a wide selection of annual, herbs and vegetables, a fabulous bake sale and kids activities. Proceeds go directly to support of arts and enrichment programs at the Curley. For more information please contact Kristin Jurkoic

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How the Arboretum Became the Arboretum: The First 25 Years

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Emily Wheeler, Arboretum Docent Sunday, May 5, 11:00am-12:30pm Location: Centre Street Gate 1090 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 The Arnold Arboretum did not come into existence full-formed, but had a long adolescence before it (literally) blossomed at 50. Our first director, Charles Sargent, prepared a 50-year report in 1922, before the end of his own 54-year tenure. But, what about the first 25 years? We don't have a 25-year report, however, we do have photos and the engaging stories from…

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Ginger the Movie Boston Premiere Screening

May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$20

THE Boston premiere screening of Ginger the Movie, the story of a 23-year-old woman’s guide to breast cancer. Based on a true story, Ginger the Movie is a pretty funny, slightly sad, and powerfully emotional film. When:  Monday May 6th, 2019 Where: AMC Theaters South Bay, 25 District Ave. Dorchester, MA, 02125 Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 pm What:  Survivors, Thrivers, and Friends Meet and Greet Featuring Ginger the Movie Ginger is a funny, slightly sad, powerful film telling the story of a 23-year-old…

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Mother’s Day at Franklin Park Zoo

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Help us celebrate your mom (and all of ours!) at Franklin Park and Stone Zoos this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, with free admission for all mothers throughout the day. Bring Mom along with the entire family to either Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo for a memorable day spent discovering all of the incredible animals at each Zoo! Be sure to look for all of the animal moms – at Franklin Park Zoo, say hello to Kiki the western…

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