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The neighborhood of Roxbury Massachusetts was founded in 1630 and is located in the Metro Boston area.

One of the oldest neighborhoods of Boston, Roxbury is home to a great number of parks and schools as well as churches and much more.

It has been said that a drive through Roxbury is both a lesson and a tour of modern urban neighborhoods. The community thrives on its immediacy to downtown while retaining its neighborhood qualities.

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Sort & Tag Clothes at Boomerangs for the AIDS Action Committee
Sponsored by: AIDS Action Committee
Minimum age: 12
Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc., New England's leading provider of HIV prevention and wellness services.All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action's work to prevent new infections, support those affected, and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. Learn more . . .

When: Jan 8, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18 )
Souper Bowl 7
On Sunday February 8th, from 4-8PM at the Haley House Bakery Caf in Roxbury's Dudley Square, a dozen chefs will serve soups made from locally sourced ingredients as a fundraiser for Haley House's Soup Kitchen in the South End. Upon entering, attendees will select a handcrafted ceramic bowl, courtesy of MassArt's Clay for Change program. They will then make their way from station to station, sampling the soups produced with locally sourced ingredients. In sampling a variety of these soups, people realize that with a little creativity, folks can eat locally all year round. At the end of the event, the attendees are invited to take their bowls home with them. Six years ago, the Boston Localvores, an informal group interested in supporting the local food movement, approached the Haley House Bakery Caf with the concept of a Souper Bowl, a tasting event spotlighting locally sourced soups. Four years ago, MassArt's Clay for Change program proposed a newly reinvented Souper Bowl, as a fundraiser for Haley House's Soup Kitchen in the South End. Diverse soups featured in past Souper Bowls have included: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup/Cream of Carrot Soup/French Onion Soup/Kambocha Mash Soup/Kale Soup/Pea Tendril Soup/Pork & Bean Soup/Root Vegetable Lentil Soup/Scotch Broth/Seafood Chowder/Sweet & Spicy Parsnip Soup Ingredients for the Souper Bowl are sourced from a selection of local farms and purveyors. Iggy's Breads generously donates bread for this occasion. Situated in the South End neighborhood of Boston, Haley House's soup kitchen is intent on building community and relationships at six breakfasts for homeless men and three lunches for neighborhood elders every week. It serves home-cooked, nutritious meals as a way to create a space of refuge from the violence and anonymity of the streets. There are no metal detectors or law enforcement officers present. The personalist focus of the Meals Programs offers a broader perspective on the systems that create hunger and poverty, while working to create alternatives to those systems. The funds raised in Souper Bowl 7 will provide one month of food to be served in the soup kitchen. Clay for Change is a student activity group at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and "Empty Bowls" is one of its primary initiatives. Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. The basic premise is simple: handcrafted ceramic bowls are created, guests are invited to enjoy soup within the bowl and for a cash donation they keep the bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. The money raised is donated to an organization working to end hunger and food insecurity - in this case, Haley House. Clay for Change works to build strong connections between MassArt and the wider community through the arts and ceramics in particular.



When: Feb 8, 2015 2 PM to Feb 8, 2015 6 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 35 - 35 USD (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 14 )
Tafuta! A Young Boy's Search for the True Meaning of Kwanzaa

Tafuta! A Young Boy's Search for the True Meaning of Kwanzaa -written and directed by OrigiNation Founding Artistic Director and celebrated choreographer Shaumba Yandje Dibinga -is a high energy musical theatre play which educates thecommunity about the principals of Kwanzaa and why it is a vibrant and important celebration for the African American community. This amazing play will feature performances by students from across the city and members of the OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center. A play filled with dance, monologues and special guests, Tafuta!'s cast of over 75 young people will leave the audiences feeling very excited and energized! This is a wonderful event for families! Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10+. Please contact OrigiNation for more information.



When: Dec 19, 2014 7 PM to Dec 20, 2014 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 20.00 true Reserved Seating - Friday (Early Bird) 20.00

20.00 true Reserved Seating - Saturday (Early Bird) 20.00

(Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19 )
I am Project HIP HOP fundraiser

The event will Feature a sample of our Critical Lab & Lounge, a short documentary film of our Civil Rights Tour, testimonials by young people, and selected performances by troupe members. The event is a fundraiser that will help Project HIP HOP bridge our operations to the new year during a critical transition time. All new donor contributions will count towards a $5,000 match from the Lenny Zakim fund, so help us meet our match!!!!! Donations will be taken at the door.



When: Dec 18, 2014 6 PM to Dec 18, 2014 8 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18 )
Cape Verdean Jewish Passover Seder - 2015


When: Mar 25, 2015 6 PM to Mar 25, 2015 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18 )
Drop-in Knitting
Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 3:305:30pm

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Arts & Crafts
Audience:Adults, Seniors


When: Jan 6, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00 )
The Theresa Show & Silent Art Auction

Opening Reception: January 7, 2015 from 6 8 pm
On view through February 13, 2015

Presented in part by United South End Settlements' Harriet Tubman Gallery - A fiber art exhibition in honor of the late fiber artist Theresa-India Young whose interest was to preserve the art, history, and diverse culture of weaving. Proceeds from the silent auction contribute to the Theresa-India Young Ethnic Weaving Scholarship established at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.



When: Jan 7, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: free (Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00 )
ESL Conversation Group
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Monday, November 17, 2014, 67:30pm

Come practive speaking English with our conversation group at the West Roxbury Branch. This group is free and open to the public. No registration needed.

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Workshops & Classes
Cost:Free
Audience:Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors


When: Dec 22, 2014 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00 )
Tafuta!
Ages:6+

This original play was written and directed by Shaumba-YandjeDibinga. It tells the story of a young boy's search for the meaning ofKwanzaa.



When: Dec 18, 2014 10 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $10/Adult, $8/Student (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10 )
Color, Mixing & Reactions
When: Jan 6, 2015 10:45:00 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Tue, 06 Jan 2015 10:45:00 )
Sort & Tag Clothes at Boomerangs for the AIDS Action Committee
Sponsored by: AIDS Action Committee
Minimum age: 12
Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc., New England's leading provider of HIV prevention and wellness services.All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action's work to prevent new infections, support those affected, and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. Learn more . . .

When: Feb 12, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18 )
Art Is Life Itself! Performance Series Embracing Food, Art, Culture & Spirituality

Nina LaNegra & The Roxbury Media Institute Present
"Art Is Life Itself!"
AiLi is a Performance Series Embracing Food, Art, Culture & Spirituality
EVERY Thursday we have a FEATURED ARTIST[S], DIALOG, and AN OPEN MIC

For two Seasons Each Year
Sept-Dec 18th, 2014 and Jan 22-June 25, 2015

Fall/Winter First Thurs After Labor Day until the Thurs before Christmas
Winter/Spring First Thurs After MLK, Jr. Birthday until Last Thurs in June

Each week we have a
Featured Artist, Idea or Theme/
Dialog about or with this Artist, Idea or Theme and then an
Open Mic.

ALL are INVITED to Participate:

ALL Ages, Genders, Beliefs, Races, Cultures, Ethnicitys, Shoe Sizes, Hair Styles AND YOU! ;-)

Never a Cover, FREE WILL DONATIONS are MOST WELCOME!

ALL are Welcome
If you would like to FEATURE at Art Is Life itself! [contact event organizer below]
If you would like to get on the Open Mic: SHOW UP/SIGN UP


RMI is a Entertainment Management & Marketing Company for the Food, Arts, Music, Cultural Forums and Spiritual Matters



When: Oct 30, 2014 7 PM to Dec 18, 2014 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19 )
A Sweeter Life: A Dessert Fundraiser
Dessert Chefs include: Joanne Chang of FLOUR BAKERY Molly Dwyer of TREMONT 647 Maura Kilpatrick of SOFRA BAKERY Tanya Peterson of PATISSERIE ON NEWBURY Lee Napoli of CHOCOLEE CHOCOLATES With more to be confirmed soon! On Sunday January 18th, from 3 to 5 PM, at the Haley House Bakery Caf in Roxbury, some of Boston's finest dessert chefs will showcase their signature treats at a "tasting" fundraiser for Haley House's Transitional Employment Program, supporting individuals transitioning from incarceration. Tickets for this event cost $50. From 2-3pm, the pastry and dessert chefs will host a special meet & greet reception an early-admission ticket ($100) is required for this pre-event. Tickets for this dessert event ($50) and the pre-event reception ($100) are available online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/864837 Four years ago, when Haley House was looking for a tenant for its retail space in the South End, Gus Rancatore of Toscanini suggested contacting Lee Napoli of Chocolee Chocolates. Lee came through and set up shop in the space, selling her delicacies and teaching chocolate classes on Saturday afternoons in the Soup Kitchen. She generously proposed the idea of gathering some friends to make desserts to support Haley House's Transitional Employment Program, and the result is A Sweeter Life. The Transitional Employment Program assists those recently released from incarceration by providing real-life employment opportunities in an atmosphere designed to ensure safety and stability. Participants are also required to pursue additional education, with tutoring and transitional support provided by other members of the Haley House Community. The Transitional Employment Program upholds Haley House's long tradition of creating opportunities for folks who are turning their lives around. Since 1966, Haley House has responded to the challenges faced by the disenfranchised in our community. Over the past 48 years, it has become a multi-faceted organization creating housing and jobs, promoting urban revitalization, growing food, and offering healthy meals to those with limited resources. Haley House responds to the evolving needs of the local community while maintaining a long-term commitment to programs that foster health, hope and economic independence.



When: Jan 18, 2015 3 PM to Jan 18, 2015 5 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 50 - 100 USD (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15 )
Black All Year 2014

BLACK ALL YEAR (B.A.Y.)
"A utopia of urban entertainment, a model of diversity, culture and community, an inspirational Boston experience."

Buy tickets here or at www.blackallyear.com
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LightSpeed Entertainment proudly invites you to the 3rd Annual Black All Year celebration. This memorable night harmonizes information with entertainment to raise spirits and inspire unity in Bostons communities of color. By showcasing the best expressions of our legacy, creativity, and resources, BAY inspires cultural pride, models the rewards of togetherness and plants seeds for vibrant come-unities.

B.A.Y. organizes some of the best talent in the BAY area. We feature live musicians, song, dance, fashion, spoken word and vendors, blending various elements of art and culture to ensure a rich experience for all ages and types. BAY is uniquely designed to harness the benefits of multiculturalism and diversity, bringing together artists, entrepreneurs, youth, families & all to celebrate as one community. Join us to connect with your community and be inspired by the rich culture within it.

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ADULT & CHILDRENS FASHION SHOW
CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES & MORE.....

HOSTS: Jha-D, D.Ruff, Latifa Ali, Tito Jackson

ENTERTAINMENT: (WILL BE LISTED SOON)
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SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015
1:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.

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184 DUDLEY STREET
ROXBURY, MA 02119

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When: Jan 25, 2015 1 PM to Jan 25, 2015 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13 )
Sort & Tag Clothes at Boomerangs for the AIDS Action Committee
Sponsored by: AIDS Action Committee
Minimum age: 12
Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc., New England's leading provider of HIV prevention and wellness services.All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action's work to prevent new infections, support those affected, and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. Learn more . . .

When: Mar 12, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18 )
Nature, Shapes & Patterns

Nature, Shapes & Patterns Did you know that when children learn with all of their senses, their brain connections are stronger and their memories last longer? Explore animal habitats such as the arctic, ocean, desert and forest and engage our five senses in creative play using instant snow, ice, soapy bubbles, play dough, and natural materials like sand, sticks and leaves to build your own imaginative worlds.



When: Feb 12, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00 )
Nature, Shapes & Patterns

Nature, Shapes & Patterns Did you know that when children learn with all of their senses, their brain connections are stronger and their memories last longer? Explore animal habitats such as the arctic, ocean, desert and forest and engage our five senses in creative play using instant snow, ice, soapy bubbles, play dough, and natural materials like sand, sticks and leaves to build your own imaginative worlds.



When: Jan 29, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00 )
Nature, Shapes & Patterns
When: Jan 8, 2015 10:45:00 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:45:00 )
Color, Mixing & Reactions

Color, Mixing & Reaction Exploring our world through our senses helps children develop important observation and language skills as they investigate, process, and come to understand new information. Mix colors using paint on textured surfaces such as tin foil, bubble wrap and contact paper. Learn how to make your own sensory recipes for home such as oobleck and play dough. Children will not only be exploring new sensations but developing dexterity and fine motor skills as we manipulate our materials using turkey basters, funnels, and eye droppers.



When: Feb 10, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00 )
Color, Mixing & Reactions

Color, Mixing & Reaction Exploring our world through our senses helps children develop important observation and language skills as they investigate, process, and come to understand new information. Mix colors using paint on textured surfaces such as tin foil, bubble wrap and contact paper. Learn how to make your own sensory recipes for home such as oobleck and play dough. Children will not only be exploring new sensations but developing dexterity and fine motor skills as we manipulate our materials using turkey basters, funnels, and eye droppers.



When: Feb 3, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00 )
Nature, Shapes & Patterns

Nature, Shapes & Patterns Did you know that when children learn with all of their senses, their brain connections are stronger and their memories last longer? Explore animal habitats such as the arctic, ocean, desert and forest and engage our five senses in creative play using instant snow, ice, soapy bubbles, play dough, and natural materials like sand, sticks and leaves to build your own imaginative worlds.



When: Feb 5, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $150 (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00 )
Newton Choral Society Presents Blooming in Boston
Blooming in Boston Church of the Holy Name 1689 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132 We salute Boston's preeminence as a flourishing music center with a program devoted to local composers. Central works include Garden Party, by Daniel Pinkham and Narcissus, by James Woodman. Garden Party, a comic opera, offers a decidedly whimsical and irreverent take on Adam and Eve's banishment from the Garden of Eden. Narcissus, commissioned by the Newton Choral Society in 1995, tells the ancient Greek myth of the beautiful youth who becomes spellbound by his own reflection. Also on the program are works by Carson Cooman set to poems by beloved writers: Eros, by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and The Choir Invisible, by George Eliot. Susan Consoli, soprano; Tom Jones, baritone; Mark Feldhusen, pianist



When: May 16, 2015 8 PM to May 16, 2015 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 0 - 35 USD (Sat, 16 May 2015 20 )
Scottish Ceilidh
Highland Dance Boston, a non-profit organization founded in 2002, is hosting our second ceilidh! Fiddles, vocals, pipes, drums, ceilidh dancing, and Scottish Highland Dancing in a family-friendly, casual atmosphere at the Irish Social Club of Boston in West Roxbury, MA. Come hear the musical talents of Tom Pixton, Jeremy Bell, and Marielle Webster. Piping and drumming provided by Kevin Wisehart and Campbell Webster of the Stuart Highlanders Pipe Band. Wear your kilt, tartan trews, or plaid shawl. Bring your fiddle and join in the fiddle jam. It's going to be great fun!



When: Mar 21, 2015 6 PM to Mar 21, 2015 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 5 - 10 USD (Sat, 21 Mar 2015 18 )

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