Events

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Sep, 2018

Thu., 9/20/18
The next monthly meeting of the Boston State Hospital CAC will be held on Thursday, September 20th from 6pm-8pm at the Foley Building, 249 River Street, Mattapan, MA. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Fri., 9/21/18
Come be a catalyst for change, learn about Boston's diverse food community and sample delicious food. Join CommonWealth Kitchen, a nonprofit food business incubator that provides opportunities for women and people of color to launch their own food... Read more
Sat., 9/22/18
Join Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton for a 5k or one mile walk followed by a free health fair and screenings on Sat., Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at 100 Highland Dt., Milton. Adults $10, Kids 12 and under free. Register at badminton.org/walk or... Read more
Wed., 9/26/18
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will host a public meeting today from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. to discuss a proposal for Morton Station Village, a new construction development consisting of 40 units of mixed-income affordable and workforce... Read more
Thu., 9/27/18
DotHouse Health will hold a community forum to discuss the resources and services you need to keep you well. We want your input on Thursday, Sept. 27th at 6 p.m. Join us at DotHouse Health, 1353 Dorchester Ave, in the multipurpose room. Refreshments... Read more
Sat., 9/29/18
The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, Boston’s biggest block party, returns Saturday, September 29, from noon to 6:00 p.m., with three stages of free music at the intersection of Massachusetts and Columbus avenues. Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and... Read more
Sun., 9/30/18
The Boston Pops, in partnership with the City of Boston, will perform a special free concert in Franklin Park on Sunday, September 30 at 3 p.m. The concert is preceded by a community arts festival with family-friendly activities presented by many of local... Read more

Oct, 2018

Tue., 10/2/18
Boston Planning and Development Agency hosts public meeting on proposed 500 Talbot Avenue Project today from 6:30-8 p.m. at All Saints Church, 209 Ashmont St., Dorchester. JPA Development Co. Inc. proposes to construct a five-story, mixed-use development... Read more
Thu., 10/4/18
Codman Square Health Center will proudly present its 21st annual fundraising event, Men of Boston Cook for Women’s Health, on Thursday evening, October 4, 2018 to raise funds and awareness to improve women’s health in our community. Each year more than... Read more
Mon., 10/8/18
Veronica Robles and her mariachi band will bring Mexican culture to the J.F.K Presidental Library through song, dance, and stories. Attendees will have the chance to participate in the experience from 10:30a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8th.
Sat., 10/13/18
St. Mark’s English as a Second Language (ESOL) program will host its annual Diversity Dinner on Saturday, October 13th from 6 to 8 pm at St. Mark’s Church Hall. The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children. A variety of ethnic foods will be offered... Read more
Sun., 10/14/18
Program Schubert Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D. 887 Debussy Quartet in G minor, L. 85, Op. 10 Tickets: Adult: $25; Student: $18; EBT Card Holder: $3, children under 13 free. Standing at the forefront of the younger generation of classical chamber music... Read more
Thu., 10/25/18
Tickets & info at www.dotfilmfest.com Join us in commemorating 100 years of Dorchester's original "movie palace", The Strand Theatre (1918-2018) with an evening of world renowned, award winning films at Dorchester's FIRST Short Film Festival! The... Read more
Sat., 10/27/18
Thrills, chills, and animals await you at Franklin Park Zoo’s annual Zoo Howl! During this popular Halloween event, children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at the Zoo. Other haunted happenings include creepy crafts... Read more

Nov, 2018

Sat., 11/3/18
With a performance of classical Indian dance and music, celebrate Bollywood culture and Diwali—the Indian Festival of Lights—at the J.F.K. Library on at 10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3rd.
Thu., 11/22/18
Start your Thanksgiving Day with a run or walk on the beautiful paths of our “crown jewel” of the Emerald Necklace, Franklin Park! The scenic 3.1mile (5k) route includes the most beautiful and historic views of the park. All ages and paces welcome!... Read more
Fri., 11/23/18
Attend an hour of modern Wampanoag storytelling to celebrate the final days of American History Month at the JFK Library. The event, which takes place on Friday, Nov. 23rd, will end with a traditional powwow.
Sun., 11/25/18
Program Choral, orchestral, and organ works, including: BWV 159 Anh. Motet: Ich lasse dich nicht BWV 1056: Violin Concerto in G minor BWV 548: Fugue in E minor “The Wedge” BWV 234. Mass in A major Tickets: Adult: $25; Student: $18; EBT Card Holder: $3,... Read more

Dec, 2018

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

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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