Week of Events
Play Reading: ‘Sophia Hayden Deserves Better’
Join Jamaica Plain History Society on Zoom for a reading of the play Sophia Hayden Deserves Better by Stephanie Alison Walker. In 1891 a brilliant 23-year-old woman from Jamaica Plain won an architecture contest to design the Woman’s Building for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. What should have been the start to a flourishing […]
The Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park concerts are Tuesdays at 6 pm from July 12-August 16th. Bring a lawn chair, your friends, and a picnic supper (or buy one from food trucks). Family friendly, accessible, and, free! Walk, bike, or take the T - Bus #16 or any that stop along Seaver Street. Special […]
Terry Kitchen Award-winning folksinger/songwriter/guitarist Terry Kitchen will perform a free concert on the terrace of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library onThursday July 21 at 6 pm. The concert is rain or shine and if the weather is bad, it'll move inside. Kitchen will include some summer sing-along favorites as well as his own award-winning songs. Kitchen's […]
Aprende sobre la plaza Hyde en la década de 1840 cuando los inmigrantes alemanes e irlandeses transformaron el vecindario con sus negocios, escuelas e instituciones. Veremos cómo a principios de la década de 1960, Hyde Square volvió a cambiar cuando los inmigrantes cubanos, puertorriqueños y dominicanos convirtieron el vecindario en el primero predominantemente hispano de […]
Date: July 24 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Akili Jamal Haynes creates unfettered artistry of dreams, past lives, present life events, and future imaginings to heal with Positive African Images. A trombonist, composer, trumpeter, keyboardist, vocalist, tenor and alto saxophonist, bass clarinetist, acoustic bassist, and drummer, […]
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