Arte Poético/Poetic Art: Our Words, Our Communities Exhibit

Connolly Branch Library 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

An intergenerational art/poetry exhibit combining the works of Teacher Donovan's third grade students from the John F. Kennedy Elementary School and residents of the Nate Smith House. Poets participated in bilingual workshops with poet and founder of Poetry is Busy Studio, Yara-Liceaga Rojas, using "What does community mean to you?" as an inspiration to mixed-media works that will be displayed at the library. this programming is supported through the generosity of donors to the BPL…

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JPHS Monument Square Walking Tour

All JPHS tours are free to the public. Tours start on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Our tours last between 60 and 90 minutes and are canceled in case of heavy rain. No reservations are required, just meet the guide at the location listed.  A map showing the starting points of the walking tours can be found here. Explore the heart of JP on a tour that includes a National Historic District. You will view architecture…

JP Spring Pop-Up Art Show

First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain 633 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

JP Spring Pop-Up Art Show featuring 12 local artists and artisans on Saturday, May 11th, 11 am - 5 pm in front of the First Baptist Church, 633 Centre St. Paintings, prints, ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, handmade clothing and wooden bowls might be just the thing for the mothers in your life - and if you are a mother, treat yourself to something beautiful.

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Stonybrook Neighborhood Association Meeting

SNA's regular membership meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of every other month, 7-9 pm. The SNA is holding all meetings virtually over Zoom. To join the meetings, sign up for its email list at http://www.sna-jp.org. ​2024 bi-monthly meetings are held on Mondays unless otherwise specified​​​ May 13 July 8 September 9 November 4 ​​

Unlock Your Career Potential: Crafting a Resume Workshop with Michael Brown

Need help crafting the perfect resume? Join the Connolly Branch Library on May 14th for a resume workshop taught by the BPL's Workforce Librarian Michael Brown. In this interactive session, participants will be guided through a comprehensive exploration of resume creation, from understanding the foundational elements to implementing advanced strategies that cater to individual career aspirations. Whether you are stepping into the job market for the first time, seeking to pivot into a new industry,…

Nanny and Domestic Workers Rights and Protection Workshop

Connolly Branch Library 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Matahari Women Workers Center will join the Connolly Branch Library before story time to present on rights of domestic workers and nannies. Attendees will receive resources for advocacy for fair and safe working conditions, fair labor practices, and rights in the household employment industry.

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JPHS Sumner Hill Historic Walking Tour

All JPHS tours are free to the public. Tours start on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Our tours last between 60 and 90 minutes and are canceled in case of heavy rain. No reservations are required, just meet the guide at the location listed.  A map showing the starting points of the walking tours can be found here. Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes…

9th Annual Walk to End Elder Isolation

FriendshipWorks is a nonprofit whose mission is to reduce social isolation, enhance the quality of life, and preserve the dignity of older adults in Greater Boston. FriendshipWorks provide five critical programs to foster connection between older adults and caring volunteers for friendship and assistance in neighborhoods all over Boston, Brookline, Newton, Somerville, and Cambridge, including Jamaica Plain. This walk helps keep these programs accessible and free of charge to adults over the age of 60…

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JPHS Stony Brook Historic Walking Tour

All JPHS tours are free to the public. Tours start on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Our tours last between 60 and 90 minutes and are canceled in case of heavy rain. No reservations are required, just meet the guide at the location listed.  A map showing the starting points of the walking tours can be found here. Explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings,…

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