Events

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Dec, 2018

Mon., 12/17/18
On Mon., Dec. 17 at 6:30p.m., Dot-born author Tom MacDonald will discuss his book “Murder in the Charlestown Bricks” at the Adams Street branch of the BPL, 690 Adams St. Dorchester. MacDonald was raised in Braintree and now works in Charlestown for St.... Read more
Thu., 12/20/18
Join in the Lower Mills Branch Library on Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to make a holiday mosaic in this hands-on beginner mosaic workshop. Participants will design and make a 6” x 6” glass mosaic art panel to keep. Each student should bring ideas about... Read more
Fri., 12/21/18
You're Invited to the Meeting House Hill Civic Association Holiday Social! Friday, December 21, 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm First Parish Church 10 Parish Street Dorchester, MA 02122 Please come and enjoy this free, fun, festive community celebration!
Thu., 12/27/18
Through artisanal marionette puppets and handmade scenery, watch the story of Peter and the Wolf unroll alongside music from Prokofiev's original musical score. The performance of the traditional Russian tale will take place from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on... Read more
Sun., 12/30/18
Mayor Marty Walsh has invited Grammy- nominated Boston Baroque to perform its sixth annual Free Community Concert at the Strand Theatre on Sunday, December 30 at 2pm. Ring in the New Year with family and friends and enjoy Bach's sparkling "Brandenburg... Read more

Jan, 2019

Fri., 1/11/19
The Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts’ launch a new art exhibition “Who We Are, What we Bring” at Boston City Hall at a reception on Froday, Jan. 11, 4 p.m., third floor hosted by the Office of Art and Culture of the City of Boston. HAAM is a... Read more
Mon., 1/14/19
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will offer free admission on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. At Franklin Park Zoo, guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on the mural that will be located within the Tropical... Read more
Sat., 1/26/19
Feel like you’re in a fairy tale at Franklin Park Zoo! Meet a few of your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts and meet with the zookeepers to learn more about the animals who live at the zoo. Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite fairy tale... Read more

Feb, 2019

Sat., 2/9/19
Immerse yourself in the stories from traditional Chinese folklore with the Tanglewood Marionettes production of The Dragon King. From 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9th, watch the marionettes act out the story of one grandmother's question for... Read more
Wed., 2/20/19
Experience the historic actions of Rosa Parks in a new light as Flying Ships Productions acts out songs, scenes, and dances to celebrate the sparking of the civil rights movement. The event will take place at the JFK Library from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on... Read more

Mar, 2019

Sat., 3/9/19
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with modern and traditional styles of Irish dance as performed by the students of the Greene-O'Leary School of Irish Dancers. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 9th.

Apr, 2019

Tue., 4/16/19
Watch, and even help, David Zucker bring words to life through everything from mimes to puppetry at the JFK Library from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 16th.
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