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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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Free

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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April 2019

Celebrate Olmsted 197th Birthday!

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Thank you to all who've registered to celebrate Olmsted's 197th birthday! We are looking forward to having you join us next Thursday, April 25th at 7:00 PM. Only 1 week until Olmsted 2022, Friends of Jamaica Pond, Friends of Olmsted Park, Arborway Coalition, and A.R.T. Institute celebrate Olmsted's 197th Birthday! Join State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, State Representative Nika Elugardo, Boston Chief of Environment & Energy Chris Cook, Boston City Councilor Matt O'Malley and Frederick Law Olmsted (aka Gerry Wright) as…

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Saturday Forest Bathing

April 27 @ 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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Centre/South Community CleanUp

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
South Street Mall, South Street and Carolina Ave.
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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JP Centre/South Main Streets is planning our next Community CleanUp on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. We need volunteers to help us plant flowers at the South Street Tennis Courts, and then clean along Centre and South Streets. Tools and gloves will be provided, but we welcome you to bring your own. (RAIN DATE IS APRIL 28.)

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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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Student Design Workshop: Discover Design—Discover Bauhaus

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
BSA Space, 290 Congress Street
Boston , MA 02210 United States
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Why are the ideas of the Bauhaus as a legendary school of architecture, design, and art still relevant today? How can we use its ideas for our future? This exciting journey of discovery through the world of design is linked to the celebration of 100 Years of Bauhaus! BSA Space is proud to welcome the German Design Museum Foundation and designer Dirk von Manteuffel to BSA Space to lead this workshop with youth. The design workshop combines intercultural content with…

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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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Free

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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Footlight Club Portable Painting Party

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 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 a great time. Complete a painting of a local landscape (Jamaica Pond) with award winning artist Denise Feeney in about two hours . There will be a cash bar with limited seating, make your reservation today! All at the beloved, beautiful and historic location of The Footlight Club of Jamaica Plain.

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Go WILD during ArtWeek at Franklin Park Zoo

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, 02121
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Free with general zoo admission.

Celebrate ArtWeek in a WILD way at Franklin Park Zoo. Join us on Sunday, April 28, for a fun-filled day as you discover how animals have influenced the many mediums of art.   There’s so much to create at the Zoo! Watch and ask questions directly to the artists from the New England Watercolor Society as they draw inspiration from the animals and paint their likenesses en plein air. Don’t miss Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs’ pop-up art exhibit featuring…

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