Eliot Schoolyard Concert: Trio Let’s Vamos

Jamaica Plain, MA

Date: August 28 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Trio Let’s Vamos is a unique Brazilian-American musical collaboration playing Forró Pé-de-Serra, featuring rhythms such as baião, xaxado and samba. Forró became famous in the 1940s and ‘50s with tunes steeped in the stories and culture of Brazil’s […]

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain 633 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA

Before heading into the long Labor Day Weekend, please join us for the September 1 Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter, with speaker Mark Scott, Director of the Division of Violence Prevention at the Boston Public Health Commission and President of the Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition to prevent gun violence. Following his remarks […]

JPHS Tour of Stony Brook (in English y Español)

Jamaica Plain, MA

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Stony Brook (in English y Español) Explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes of early German settlers, and today’s Boston Beer Company, the brewers of Samuel Adams. In the 1970s, a coalition of community groups joined […]

JPHS Tour of Hyde Square (in English y Español)

Jamaica Plain, MA

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Hyde Square Learn about 1840s Hyde Square when German and Irish immigrants transformed the neighborhood with their businesses, schools, and institutions. See how in the early 1960s, Hyde Square changed again when Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican immigrants transformed it into Boston’s first predominantly Hispanic neighborhood. This tour also […]

Roger House’s Block Party Fundraiser

Jamaica Plain, MA

Rogerson House's Block Party Fundraiser will be on Sept. 11 from 11 am to 2 pm at 434 Jamaicaway. Proceeds Support Team Rogerson House's Walk to End Alzheimer's Fundraising Efforts

Eliot Schoolyard Concert: John Williams Jam Band

Jamaica Plain, MA

Date: September 11 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Boldly re-imagine John Williams’ classic movie themes with funky grooves, jazzy harmony, and epic solos. Picture Harry Potter wallowing in butterbeer-induced blues in New Orleans and Darth Vader busting out head-spins at a dance party. This musically accomplished […]

The Great Boston Fire Book Talk

Jamaica Plain, MA

For two days in November 1872, a massive fire swept through Boston, leaving the downtown in ruins and the population traumatized. Coming barely a year after the infamous Chicago fire, Boston’s inferno turned out to be one of the most expensive fires per acre in U.S. history. Yet today few are aware of how close […]

JPHS Tour of Green Street

Jamaica Plain, MA

Jamaica Plain Historical Society tour of Green Street Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential, commercial, and transportation conduit in the lives of the district’s residents. Although Green Street was subdivided as early as 1851 for stores, factories and houses, it was not extensively […]

Franklin Park Jazz Festival and R&B Festival

Jamaica Plain, MA

Franklin Park Jazz and R&B Festival - Saturday, September 17th from 12-6pm. Join us for a full day of music at the Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park site in Franklin Park, 25 Pierpont Road, Roxbury 02121. Bring a lawn chair and all your friends. Headliner: Margo Thunder. Also performing: Midnight Crew All Star Review, Wali […]

Eliot Schoolyard Concert: Shavonne Brown

Jamaica Plain, MA

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 […]

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