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January 2019

Free Family Hike at the Arnold Arboretum: Evergreen!

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Families can enjoy nature any time of year! Take a walk and use a handlens to see the beauty of evergreen needles and cones.  You will be surprised at something you’ve never noticed before! Using microscopes indoors we will use the same tools that scientists use to learn about our world.

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Harpoon Brewery Present: Open Mic Night at the Midway!

January 20 @ 9:00 pm - January 21 @ 1:00 am
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The Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

This is the new home of what was formerly the Kings Open Mic. Every Sunday, you can see some of the city’s best comedians, musicians, poets, sketch performers, and more. If you’re interested in performing at the mic, it’s super easy. Just arrive, put your name on a slip of paper in a beer pitcher, and next thing you know you’ll be onstage! Sets are 5 minutes or 2 songs, depending on what you do. Your hosts are Angela Sawyer…

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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Farnsworth House, 90 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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In general, the Neighborhood Council meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 7-9 p.m. Meetings are often held at Farnsworth House, 90 South St., but are sometimes held in other parts of the neighborhood. Please check the JPNC website for the most up-to-date information.

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INEQUALITY AND OUR WELL-BEING: Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Invite your Facebook friends: https://www.facebook.com/events/199542620990000/ Join the Jamaica Plain Forum to welcome globally recognized UK health leaders Richard Wilkinson and Kate Picket will be speaking at the JP Forum about their new book, THE INNER LEVEL: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being. In 2009, Wilkinson and Picket revolutionized our understanding of economic inequality with their globally-recognized book, THE SPIRIT LEVEL: Why Equality is Better for Everyone. They are coming to Jamaica Plain on their…

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Princess Day at Franklin Park Zoo

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Included with admission to Franklin Park Zoo.

Feel like you’re in a fairy tale at Franklin Park Zoo! Meet a few of your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts and meet with the zookeepers to learn more about the animals who live at the zoo. Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite fairy tale inspired outfit.               

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250th Anniversary of the First Church in Jamaica Plain

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Church in Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street
Jamaica Plain, 02130
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Free

We are approaching the 250th anniversary of an act of the Massachusetts colonial legislature finalized on May 26, 1773.  The act defined the boundaries of a new standing order parish on the “pond plain in the Jamaica end” of the Town of Roxbury.  These standing order parishes were part of the organization of the colony, providing for the militia as well as taxation used for a meetinghouse and an educated teacher. It can be argued that the founding of the Third Parish of…

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People’s State of the Union Story Circle

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Most years, the President’s State of the Union address highlights the past year and suggests priorities for the year ahead. It’s a broadcast from one to many. But democracy is a conversation, not a monologue. Understanding the state of our union takes We the People reflecting in our own communities, coming together across political divides, sharing our stories and listening. The People’s State of the Union is a national event conceived by activist arts organization US Dept of Arts &…

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JP Toastmasters

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Monday every month
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States

​Join us for the next JP Toastmasters meeting for an evening of fun, learning, and networking. The new JP Toastmasters club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month, at 7 PM, at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA Our club mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Come see how…

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February 2019

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Franklin Park Zoo!

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Included with general Zoo admission

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, visit Franklin Park Zoo on Saturday, February 2 for a special performance and zookeeper encounters! At 11:00 a.m., watch as the Imperial Lion Dance Team perform the Lion Dance in front of the Tropical Forest. The lion dance is a part of traditional Chinese folklore and culture, and is said to ward away evil spirits and summon luck and fortune.   2019 is the year of the pig and we’re celebrating Franklin Farm’s…

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The English Garden: Perfection on Earth – An Evening with Curt DiCamillo

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$30

In this lavishly illustrated talk, noted historian Curt DiCamillo will discuss the development of the English landscape tradition and demonstrate why the English garden has often been called Britain’s single most important contribution to world culture. Though the earliest English gardens were planted by Roman conquerors in the 1st century AD, the English garden as we know it today is a designed landscape style that was first developed in early 18th century England as part of the setting surrounding a…

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