Book Talk: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

In her New York Times bestseller Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities, Amy Stewart takes on Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. It’s an A […]

The Overstory: A Participatory Read Aloud

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join a participatory, in-person read-aloud of excerpts from Richard Powers’ tree-inspired novel The Overstory hosted by the Arnold Arboretum. The read-aloud will take place on Saturday, January 28, between 1pm and 4pm, within the exhibition […]

Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter

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

The February Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday evening, February 2, from 5:30-6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain. […]

Learn About The History of St John’s Episcopal Church, Jamaica Plain

St John's Episcopal Church 1 Roanoke Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Katharine Cipolla, Parish Historian, will present a survey of the historic building from her recent book A History of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, The First Century. St. […]

Julian Loida and Lucy Little to Perform

Hope Central Church 85 Seaverns Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Vibraphonist Julian Loida and violinist Lucy Little will appear in a duo concert at Hope Central Church, 85 Seaverns Avenue in Jamaica Plain on Saturday evening, February 11 at 8pm.  Listeners can expect an […]

ESNA hosting Boston Landmarks Commission

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

ESNA Housing Committee is hosting a presentation by the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) on Monday, February 13, 6:30-8 pm online.  This is an opportunity to better understand BLC’s new structure […]

Exhibit | Arnold Arboretum Entrance Improvement Project

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

On view daily from 10am-4pm, now through March 6 in the Hunnewell Building Visitor Center at 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130 Engage with the future at the Arnold Arboretum! Through […]

Winter Wellness Walk

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Sunday, March 5, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Stay connected to nature and enjoy the health benefits of a winter walk at the Arnold Arboretum. Docents will cover seasonal interest, Arboretum […]

Listening Ears: Owling For Childre

Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Thursday, March 9, 5:15-6:30pm Location: Bussey Street Gate (see map). Parking available on Bussey Street outside of the gate.   Bring your young naturalists to the Arboretum for an evening of […]

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