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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.Find out more »
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)Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 JurkoicFind out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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