Wednesday, October 5, 7:00-8:30pm Location: Weld Hill Research Building, 1300 Centre Street, Boston, 02131 On-site lecture and virtual livestream https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/#elkin-plant-life Rosetta S. Elkin reveals that planting a tree can either be one of the ultimate offerings to thriving on this planet, or one of the most extreme perversions of human agency over it. Plant Life exposes the […]
Tuesday, October 25, 7:00-8:30pm Virtual Livestream https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/event-signup/?id=54483 Join the Arnold Arboretum’s Director William (Ned) Friedman for the annual Director’s Series! To celebrate the Arboretum’s sesquicentennial, this year’s series will explore the Magic and Meaning of a Garden of Trees. Over the course of four sessions, we will trace the Arnold’s significance in the landscape architecture […]
J.P. Licks will be hosting a delicious literary event on Oct. 25 from 7-9 pm. Four authors, all Jamaica Plain residents, will read from their works. The event is free and open to the public. Authors will read and challenge the audience to Tabloid Title trivia, with sweet rewards. Beth Castrodale's will read from I […]
Thursday, October 27, 3:30-4:30pm Hunnewell Visitor Center at 125 Arborway https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/event-signup/?id=58260 Join the Arnold Arboretum’s Director William (Ned) Friedman for a guided tour of the Arboretum, designed for those with dementia and their caregivers. Connect with nature, view seasonal plant highlights, and enjoy the changing colors of a landscape in the peak of autumn. The […]
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 6-8pm In response to the terrible attack on a longtime park user near White Stadium and multiple reports of drug activity and encampments near the Shattuck Hospital, Franklin Park Coalition is hosting a public safety meeting with local officials and police. Please join us and share this invitation with fellow […]
Please join us for the November Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter on Thursday evening, November 3 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre St, JP. Our speaker this month will be Emmanuel (Manny) Knaggs, a Math Instructor and Post-Secondary Specialist at X-Cel […]
The American Legion’s 76th Post in Jamaica Plain will host a ceremony on Veterans Day – Friday, November 11, 2022 – at their post located at 280 South Street honoring and remembering those that proudly served our country. The speaking portion of the program goes from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, and the event will continue […]
First Church Unitarian Universalist at 6 Eliot Street here in Jamaica Plain is celebrating its 250th anniversary as a church, and the start of its $1 million capital campaign, The Roof Over Our Heads: Preserving First Church for Our Community, to replace its roof and repay the loan for the recent repairs of its clock […]
“From Haiti to Jamaica Plain: Migrating Arts” Bilingual Poetry presentation, featuring renowned guitarist Jimmy Jean-Félix Join the Loring Greenough House for Migrating Poetry: From Haiti to Jamaica Plain" on November 16th, 7 - 9 pm, at the Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain. Presented by Charlot Lucien, a Haitian visual artist, illustrator, and storyteller based […]
The December Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held December 1, 5:30-6:30 pm, on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street. As the monthly Vigil begins its eighth year, we are pleased to welcome back as our speaker the Rev. Darrell R. Hamilton, II. Currently serving […]
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