Celebrate Hyde Square Task Force’s Birthday with Fundraiser on Oct. 18

The Hyde Square Task Force is turning 27 on October 18th and wants you to celebrate with them. Celebrate the Task Force's birthday at MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes and help to amplify the power, creativity, and voices of youth so they can build a just and equitable Boston. A portion of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to Hyde Square Task Force all day at the Mooyah (225 Centre St.). Make sure to let the cashier know that you are participating in the fundraiser by showing a Hyde Square Task Force social media post, email or flyer when you order. Social media posts can be found on Instagram @hydesquaretf and Facebook as Hyde Square Task Force.

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Interactive Artwork, Free Mangos and More at Mariposas y Mangos on Oct. 13

Mariposas y Mangos is a Hyde Square Task Force event on Oct. 13th that aims to gather all generations of people through engagement with interactive artwork and storytelling about Afro-Latin cultures. Come make something creative to add your voice to the artwork, enjoy free mangos and join the discussion with Haitian and Dominican artists Chanel Thervil and Iris Lapaix. This event is from 2 to 4 pm and is part of Hyde Square Task Force's Latinx Heritage Month event series. Visit hydesquare.org for more information about the other events in the series.


Answer All Questions of Latin Quarter Story Walk Map and Win a Prize

Grab a map to the The Hyde Square Task Force's Latin Quarter Story Walk, answer all the questions on the map, and you'll win a prize! Pick up a map from the Connolly Branch Library or at the Blessed Sacrament Plaza and follow the story of "Maybe Something Beautiful" page-by-page through the neighborhood from October 1 to October 15. Each page of the book will be displayed in a business window or fence along Centre Street. As you walk through the neighborhood, answer the questions on the map. Return the completed map to Hyde Square Task Force or the Connolly Branch Library for a prize!


Learn About Afro-Latin Art at Artesanias del Mundo on Sept. 29

Learn about traditional Afro-Latin art from countries all over the world at Artesanias del Mundo on Sept. 29. At this family friendly event you can get creative and make your own art including Dominican vejigante masks, Peruvian bracelets, Mexican tin art and more. This free event is on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Hyde Square Task Force (30 Sunnyside St.) from 2 to 4 pm.


‘The Book of Life’ Screening, Part of Latinx Heritage Month on Sept. 22

Come celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with a free screening of "The Book of Life" presented by the Hyde Square Task Force on September 22. The movie follows the journey of a young man, Monolo, through the Land of the Remembered and the Forgotten as he chooses between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. The movie screening will begin at 2 pm, so make a Día de los Muertos sugar skull mask and then grab some popcorn and Mexican candy to enjoy the film. The movie is rated PG so bring the kids. The screening will be at the Hyde Square Task Force (30 Sunnyside Street).