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Jamaica Pond Bandstand

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Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States

June 2014

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

June 21, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 7 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2014

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Join the JP Historical Society to journey around the Jamaica Pond. 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 two women, Emily Greene Balch and Pauline Agassiz Shaw, who lived here changed the world. Hear how…

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September 2014

Transformation Center 5K Flight – September 28th 2014

September 28, 2014 @ 9:30 am
Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States

We are excited to announce that the The Transformation Center is hosting its third annual run/walk/move for Mental Wellness at the Boathouse at Jamaica Pond.  The Transformation Center, a 501c(3) non-profit, promotes exercise as a tool in recovery and challenges people to take charge of their physical wellness.  There is growing evidence of the benefits of exercise in mood regulation, and many people cite it as central to their well-being. Register as a runner, walker, or gentle mover on-line at…

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June 2015

3rd Annual 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk

June 6, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The International OCD Foundation invites everyone in New England to join us for the 3rd Annual 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk in Boston at Jamaica Pond on June 6th, 2015.  Bring your family members, coworkers and friends and join us to help raise awareness about OCD and related disorders in our community, while we raise funds to support the important work of the IOCDF.   The 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is the first grassroots visibility and fundraising campaign…

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Squirrel Fun Run: A JP Music Festival Fundraiser

June 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The JP Music Festival is holding its first-ever Squirrel Fun Run + Costume Crawl on Sunday, June 28th at 10 AM to help everyone get some exercise (and raise some money) while dressed up as whoever or whatever! Kids, superheroes, zombies, albino squirrels, and leashed dogs are welcome. We'll have musicians performing around Jamaica Pond, raffles, dog treats, and prizes for best kids, group, and dog costumes. The 1.5 mile run or walk around Jamaica Pond is sponsored by Mission…

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September 2016

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

September 24, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on a tour around the Jamaica Pond. 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 transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today.…

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June 2017

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

June 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 11:00 am

One event on September 30, 2017 at 11:00 am

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
Free

Travel around the Pond with the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. 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 transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today. All tours are…

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June 2018

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

June 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on August 11, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

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 transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today. All JPHS tours are free to the public and are offered on dates…

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June 2019

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Free

Walk around the Jamaica Pond with the JP Historical Society. 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 transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today. Tour lasts 90…

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August 2019

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Walk around the Jamaica Pond with the JP Historical Society. 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 transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today. Tour lasts 90…

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September 2019

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Walk around the Jamaica Pond with the JP Historical Society. 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 transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today. Tour lasts 90…

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