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May 2019

Vignettes: Art show at JP Licks: Featuring Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks

May 14 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm

JP Licks, 659 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Vignettes Artwork by Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks May – June 2019   Now showing at JP LICKS on Centre Street in JP In literature, a vignette is a short scene that captures a single moment or a defining detail about a character, idea, or other element of the story.  Vignettes are little sections of a much bigger work.  Vignettes are important because they can illuminate significant information, create depth of character, or provide insight into the larger picture. In this show, established…

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June 2019

Guided Tour – Peters Hill: Discover the Other End of the Arboretum

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Peters Hill, 218-210 Walter Street
Boston, MA 02130
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Kevin Schofield, Arboretum Docent Thursday, June 20, 5:00-6:30pm Join our docent for a tour of the other end of the Arnold Arboretum, the southern end. Peters Hill became part of the Arboretum in 1894 and continues to charm with its special character, collections, and history. In summer, the amazing view from the summit takes in the Boston skyline and a rich and textured landscape spreading out below you. Learn the history of the land, along with information on the woody…

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Deciduous Tree Identification

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$30

Laura Mele, Horticulturist, Arnold Arboretum Thursday, June 20, 6:00–8:00pm Location: Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum Starting in the classroom and then moving outdoors to see live specimens, Laura Mele will introduce identification methods for deciduous trees commonly found in New England. Bring a notebook, hand lens if you have one, and plan for indoor and outdoor learning. Fee $20 member, $30 nonmember Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

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Councilor O’Malley’s MBTA & Jamaica Plain Office Hours

June 21 @ 8:15 am - 9:00 am
Ula Café, 284 Amory Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Councilor Matt O'Malley hosts office hours every month in his district, including MBTA office hours. On Friday, June 21st, Councilor O'Malley will be hosting MBTA and Jamaica Plain office hours.   Friday, June 21st 7:42 am 51 bus to Forest Hills at Weld St @ Cerdan Ave 8:06 am Orange Line at Forest Hills 8:15-9:00 am Ula Cafe (Office Hours) Ride the Orange Line at Stony Brook to State   If you have any questions, feel free to reach out…

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In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 22, 2019

Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25

Diane Edgecomb, Storyteller, and Margot Chamberlain, Celtic Harpist 2 Sessions (select one): Friday, June 21, or Saturday, June 22, 6:30–8:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building and Arboretum Landscape, Arnold Arboretum Join us for an enchanting evening of Tree Myths, Songs and Summer Solstice Legends. Diane and Margot spin tales of the human connection with trees and the deep meaning we have assigned to them through the ages. This unique performance, designed specifically for the Arnold Arboretum, travels through the Arboretum with story…

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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Walk around the Jamaica Pond with the JP Historical Society. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of ice were harvested there each winter. Learn about the movers and shakers such as Francis Parkman and James Michael Curley who made their homes on the Pond’s shores. Discover how the Pond was transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today. Tour lasts 90…

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2019 Roslindale Garden Tour

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$15 – $20

Roslindale Green & Clean hosts The Glory of the Garden, the sixth Roslindale Garden Tour on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Join us as we feature the gardeners who make these gardens glorious. Each garden is a unique blend of perseverance and creativity made visible as the gardeners met the challenges of an urban setting. All of these private gardens will inspire you with their stories, design, sustainability, and a genuine love of nature. The proceeds of the tour benefit continued…

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In the Groves: A Summer Solstice Journey

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until June 22, 2019

Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$25

Diane Edgecomb, Storyteller, and Margot Chamberlain, Celtic Harpist 2 Sessions (select one): Friday, June 21, or Saturday, June 22, 6:30–8:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building and Arboretum Landscape, Arnold Arboretum Join us for an enchanting evening of Tree Myths, Songs and Summer Solstice Legends. Diane and Margot spin tales of the human connection with trees and the deep meaning we have assigned to them through the ages. This unique performance, designed specifically for the Arnold Arboretum, travels through the Arboretum with story…

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Get Your Hands Dirty! – Soil Science

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Arnold Arboretum Staff and Volunteers Sunday, June 23 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Lawn  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. Get Your Hands Dirty will allow you to stick your hands into the soil and really get to know it. You will have a chance to use digital probes, collect data…

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The Art of Botanical Prose

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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$10

Jonathan Damery, Associate Editor of Arnoldia, Arnold Arboretum 1 Session: Tuesday, June 25, 7:00–8:15pm Location: Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum All writers must contend with translation. A poet translates the movement of a dancing figure into a brief couplet, and an essayist translates the noise and commotion of the city where she lives into a single paragraph. The three-dimensional world filters into text, and when done especially well—the realm of literature and art—readers often forget that translation has even occurred. In…

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