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 […]
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 […]
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