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Mayor Wu declared a cold emergency in the City from Friday, February 3, through Sunday, February 5.
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Fight The Power: 70s-themed Skate Party

It's a groovy blast from the past! Break out your bell bottoms and skate and boogie to some of the greatest hits of the era.

February 18, 2023
  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Chez Vous Roller Skating Rink
    11 Rhoades Street
    Mattapan, MA 02124
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    susan.mccollin@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Mattapan
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-02-18T12:00:00 - 2023-02-18T15:00:00

Attendance is first come, first served. Skate rental and pizza included.

Fight the Power 2023-1

February 18, 2023
  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Chez Vous Roller Skating Rink
    11 Rhoades Street
    Mattapan, MA 02124
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    susan.mccollin@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Mattapan
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-02-18T12:00:00 - 2023-02-18T15:00:00
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Sankofa Night

Sankofa is a phrase that encourages learning from the past to inform the future, reaching back to move forward, and lifting as we climb.

February 9, 2023
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Black Market Nubian
    2136 Washington Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Susan McCollin
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-02-09T18:00:00 - 2023-02-09T20:00:00

Celebrate Black culture with an evening of music performances, poetry, art, and more! We will have a conversation on the legacy of racism and discrimination that Black Americans have resisted. Attendees will be invited to write intentions for the Black Diaspora in the spirit of Sankofa.

Sankofa Night 2023

 

February 9, 2023
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Black Market Nubian
    2136 Washington Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Susan McCollin
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-02-09T18:00:00 - 2023-02-09T20:00:00
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Archaeology at the Loring-Greenough House

Join us at the Jamaica Plain branch of the Boston Public Library to discuss the initial findings from our archaeological excavations at the Loring-Greenough House in the fall of 2022.

March 9, 2023
2023-03-09T18:00:00 - 2023-03-09T19:30:00

Joe Bagley, Archaeologist for the City of Boston, will present the initial findings from the dig conducted at the Loring Greenough House in the fall of 2022.

This event is co-sponsored by the Jamaica Plain Historical Society.

It will be a hybrid event, you can attend in person or by Zoom. 

Please register for the Zoom event here

March 9, 2023
2023-03-09T18:00:00 - 2023-03-09T19:30:00
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BPS Kindergarten Registration Info Session for Child Care Providers

The Office of Early Childhood and Countdown to Kindergarten are hosting an information session for Child Care Providers about the Boston Public School (BPS) registration process. 

January 12, 2023
2023-01-12T18:00:00 - 2023-01-12T20:00:00

This virtual session provides Child Care Providers with information on how to support their families as they transition to Kindergarten at Boston Public Schools (BPS). The session will provide details on registration, assessments, special education, universal preschool (UPK), transportation and much more! 

January 12, 2023
2023-01-12T18:00:00 - 2023-01-12T20:00:00
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Green New Deal For BPS - Visioning Session for Families with Young Children

The Office of Early Childhood and Boston Public Schools (BPS)  need your vision and expertise to drive the design of BPS's future learning environments! 

January 11, 2023
2023-01-11T17:30:00 - 2023-01-11T19:00:00

Family members of young children are invited to join us to learn more about the Green New Deal for BPS and how you, as a family member of a young learner, can help develop the BPS facilities plan for our future elementary students!  

January 11, 2023
2023-01-11T17:30:00 - 2023-01-11T19:00:00
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West Fenway Tree Lighting

Join the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services, Fenway Civic Association, and Samuels and Associates at the 2022 Annual West Fenway Tree Lighting.

December 7, 2022
2022-12-07T18:00:00 - 2022-12-07T21:00:00
6 p.m. | Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Performances by Boston Children's Chorus and Berklee's Grooversity
  • Refreshments from Tasty Burger
  • Cider and cocoa
  • Meet and greet with Red Sox mascots, Wally and Tessie
6:45 p.m. | Luminary Walk
7 - 9 p.m. | Community Skate at The Rink at 401 Park
December 7, 2022
2022-12-07T18:00:00 - 2022-12-07T21:00:00
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'We Still Live Here': Film Screening and Discussion

Join us for a screening of the film, "We Still Live Here (Âs Nutayuneân)", the story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag people of Massachusetts as they navigate centuries of oppression and resilience.

December 13, 2022
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • North American Indian Center of Boston
    105 S Huntington Ave
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    amira.madison@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Jamaica Plain
  • Posted:
2022-12-13T18:00:00 - 2022-12-13T20:00:00

Leadership from the Native American Indian Center of Boston (NAICOB) will hold space for discussion on the cultural impact of reviving Indigenous cultures.

You can learn more about the film online. Refreshments will be provided.

Get your ticket here

 

Graphic with text: We Still Live Here | Film Screening and Discussion

December 13, 2022
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • North American Indian Center of Boston
    105 S Huntington Ave
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    amira.madison@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Jamaica Plain
  • Posted:
2022-12-13T18:00:00 - 2022-12-13T20:00:00
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BCYF Roslindale Open House

Come check out the renovated center and learn about programming.

December 20, 2022
2022-12-20T15:00:00 - 2022-12-20T18:00:00

BCYF Roslindale Community Center will reopen in late December after being closed due to a flood and the necessary repairs. Come learn about what is planned for programming, give us your suggestions and check out the building.

December 20, 2022
2022-12-20T15:00:00 - 2022-12-20T18:00:00
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Boston Gives Back: Winter Wonderland

Join us for a winter wonderland celebration!

December 17, 2022
  • 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Bruce C Bolling Building
    2300 Washington St.
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    susan.mccollin@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2022-12-17T14:00:00 - 2022-12-17T18:00:00

Join us at the Bruce Bolling Building as we celebrate the holiday season. Bring your little ones to learn about Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa through games and activities!

Get your picture with Santa, pick up free gift-wrapping supplies, giveaways, and more!

Food will be provided. Register by December 3rd to reserve your family's size for gifts and supplies.

 
Graphic with text: Winter Wonderland
 
 
December 17, 2022
  • 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Bruce C Bolling Building
    2300 Washington St.
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    susan.mccollin@boston.gov
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2022-12-17T14:00:00 - 2022-12-17T18:00:00
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City Hall Newly Renovated Plaza

Families, please join us on Saturday, November 19, from 12 - 2 p.m. as we focus on the newly renovated City Hall plaza, including a new play space for the whole family to enjoy!

November 19, 2022
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • City Hall Plaza
    Boston, MA 02201
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Colette Folan
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2022-11-19T12:00:00 - 2022-11-19T14:00:00

Please join us for the following:

  • Face painting 
  • Balloon animals 
  • DJ
  • Light refreshments
November 19, 2022
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • City Hall Plaza
    Boston, MA 02201
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Contact:
    Colette Folan
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2022-11-19T12:00:00 - 2022-11-19T14:00:00
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