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 […]
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 developed until the late 1870s with construction continuing […]
Date: July 31 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain YBH leader Lemuel Marc studies jazz trumpet and composes for ensembles at New England Conservatory, where he is soaking up musical knowledge and relationships. You hear them here, you hear them first! This is part of the Eliot Schoolyard […]
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