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…

Once More with Hurt Feelings in Concert Music by Terry Kitchen

Jamaica Plain Branch Library 30 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Once More with Hurt Feelings, the new musical by award-winning singer/songwriter Terry Kitchen, celebrates the friendship, courage and survival of outcasts amidst the pressures of overwhelming conformity. The evening will feature songs from the musical performed by actors Brevan Collins, Sarah Robinson Seeber, Luna Abreu-Santana, Rebecca Lynch and Barry Singer. Once More with Hurt Feelings deftly raises issues of sexual, religious and racial identity in a funny, character-driven riff on a changing America.

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JPHS Hyde Square 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. Learn about 1840s Hyde Square when German and Irish immigrants transformed the neighborhood with their businesses, schools, and…

Jamaica Pond Association Membership and Annual Meeting

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

You are Invited! JAMAICA POND ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING MONDAY JUNE 3, 2024 LORING GREENOUGH HOUSE 6:00-8:00PM RECEPTION | BOARD VOTE | GUEST SPEAKER To vote: BECOME A MEMBER RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP THIS WEEKEND membership fee is sliding scale $1-$100 WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU! info:  kay.mathew1@gmail.com www.jamaicapondassociation.com

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JPHS Green Street 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. Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential,…

Slavery at the Loring Greenough House

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

In the 18th and early 19th centuries, the families living at the Loring Greenough House and farming their estate in Jamaica Plain used the labor of enslaved and indentured people. Scant information has long been known about their presence; recent research has uncovered more details. Join us for a talk to learn about these new findings and the ongoing study being conducted by volunteers. This event is part of a series of collaborations, which will include a permanent exhibition,…

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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 ​​

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JPHS Woodbourne 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. This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains examples representative of New…

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JPHS Jamaica Pond 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. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial…

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