Eliot Schoolyard Concert: Shavonne Brown

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Date: September 18 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain If you have been dying to feel those musical goosebumps or want to take a journey down memory lane, you don’t want to miss this performance. Shavonne’s songs will bring you back to when you first fell in love […]

The Caterpillar Lab at the Arnold Arboretum

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25, 10am-noon and 1pm-4pm daily Location: Hunnewell Visitor Center at 125 Arborway https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/caterpillar-lab/ The Caterpillar Lab fosters greater appreciation and care for the complexity and beauty of our local natural history through live caterpillar educational programs, research initiatives, and photography and film projects. Visit their residency at the Arboretum to […]

JPHS Tour of Woodbourne

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Woodbourne This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains examples representative of New England architecture with designs by local architects and builders. It also contains an unusual garden city model housing development by the Boston Dwelling House Company which was founded in 1912. […]

JPHS Tour of Sumner Hill

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Sumner Hill Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes of […]

Eliot Schoolyard Concert: Stan Strickland Trio

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Date: September 25 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Legendary Boston jazz musician and educator Stan Strickland (sax, flute, vocals), joins jazz/soul vocalist Lori Gomes and multi-instrumentalist Akili Jamal Haynes for a powerful whole-body experience, where breath and movement travel through instruments and air. This is part of the Eliot Schoolyard Concert Series, 15 […]

JPHS Tour of Jamaica Pond

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Jamaica Pond 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 […]

Connolly Branch Library 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join us for a screening of the film "Boston's Latino Pioneers" followed by a panel discussion featuring director Blanca Bonilla with some of the "Pioneers". | Habrá una proyección de filme "Los Pioneros Latinos de Boston" seguida de un panel de discusión que presentará a Blanca Bonilla con los "Pioneros". Latino Pioneers in Boston is a […]

JPHS Tour of Women’s History

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

This is a special Jamaica Plain Historical Society tour at 2 pm on Sunday, October 9,

Author Talk: The Cold Hard Light by Christopher Amenta

Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library: 30 South Street 30 South Street, Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Plain resident Christopher Amenta will talk about his new book The Cold Hard Light on Thursday, October 13, 2022,  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Jamaica Plain Branch Library (30 South St.) Set in present-day Boston, The Cold Hard Light tells the story of a young father, named H, who becomes obsessed with the man who assaulted […]

Crabapple and Maple Festival

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Crabapple and Maple Festival October 15, noon – 3pm https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/event-signup/?id=44841 Celebrate fall color at the Arboretum! With species of maples and crabapples from around the world, the Arboretum’s autumnal palette is unrivaled. Join the festivities for children’s activities, learn about the Crabapple and Maple Collections from staff and volunteers, and view our plants up close […]

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