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 […]

The Caterpillar Lab at the Arnold Arboretum

Jamaica Plain, MA

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

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

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

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 […]

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