Free Watercolor Workshop for Kids at Jamaica Pond on June 9; Materials Provided

The popular ParksARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops are back, with an upcoming event for budding artists ages nine and up at Jamaica Pond on June 9th. Juleen Jones, who has a BFA in Fine Art from Montserrat College of Art, and owns a custom painting business called The Artist Touch, is the featured instructor. Child artists of all skill levels are welcome to create "greenspace-inspired masterpieces" and all materials will be provided. This is a free event led by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by Holly and David Bruce. The JP workshop is the first of six workshops across the city.All classes are held from 12 noon to 2 p.m. weather permitting.


Jamaica Pond Dock Rehabilitation Meeting on Jan. 30th

Community members are invited to discuss the rehabilitation of the Jamaica Pond dock in a public meeting on Jan. 30th. The Jamaica Pond dock is behind the boathouse and is used as a launching point for boats. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will provide a brief presentation at the meeting and then the community is welcome to give feedback on the presentation and the design process. Construction of the new dock is scheduled to start this spring.