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 […]
Over the last two decades, JPNDC, Urban Edge and The Community Builders have developed hundreds of affordable homes in the Jackson Sq. neighborhood of Jamaica Plain. Part of this work includes the creation of a new Greenway and a new plaza that will improve the quality of life of thousands of residents across the city. Please […]
Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of ice were harvested there each winter. Learn about the movers and shakers such as Francis Parkman and James Michael Curley who made their homes on the Pond’s shores. Discover how the Pond was […]
Date: August 14 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Jazz pianist Miguel Landestoy is part of a generation of Boston musicians whose aim is to strengthen the interconnectivity of music to the community. He is a music educator, arts administrator, and band leader. This is part of the […]
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