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 […]
Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Hyde Square Learn about 1840s Hyde Square when German and Irish immigrants transformed the neighborhood with their businesses, schools, and institutions. See how in the early 1960s, Hyde Square changed again when Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican immigrants transformed it into Boston’s first predominantly Hispanic neighborhood. This tour also […]
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
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 […]
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