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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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Pinocchio with Hampstead Stage Company

Join us for a wonderful family show.



When: Apr 21, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00 )
Young Readers' Book Club #2: Number the Stars

Join us for discussion, refreshments and activity.



When: Apr 2, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 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 mor . . .

When: May 14, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 May 2015 18 )
Comedy Night for the Fisher House Boston Marathon Team

For the first time,the Fisher House Boston is sponsoring a Boston Marathon Team. We are hosting a Comedy Night featuring Boston Legend, Don Gavin, Christine Hurley and Graig Murphy on April 17th with all proceeds going to the Fisher House Boston Marathon Team. The event will be held at the Irish Ale House located in West Roxbury, MA.

5local runners will brave the unknown element of the Boston Marathon in order to raise funds for the Fisher House Boston.

The Fisher House Boston is a "home away from home" for the families of military veterens who are undergoing a medical procedure at one of the Boston areas fantastic medical facilities. The FHB providescomfortable lodging, food and support for the family members at the time when they need the love of their family the most. The FHB takes care of those who have taken care of us as Americans and protected our freedom. The FHB is located on the grounds of the VA Hospital located in West Roxbury, MA.

God bless you for youe support and God bless our troops their families.



When: Apr 17, 2015 7 PM to Apr 17, 2015 11 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19 )
The Importance of The Giver in Literature by Catherine Mercier,PhD, Director of Children's Literature, Simmons College
Lecture Hall
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:307:30pm

This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads 2015 series.

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Talks & Lectures
Cost:Free
Audience:Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors
More info:www.friendsofthewrlibrary.org


When: Apr 6, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00 )
The Importance of the Human-Animal Bond
Lecture Hall
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:307:30pm

The Importance of the Human-Animal Bond from Reading Dogs to Pet Cemeteries: Janet Jones and her reading dog, and Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore, Vice-President of Animal Welfare for the Animal Rescue League of Boston.This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads 2015 series.

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Health / Fitness, Talks & Lectures
Cost:Free
Audience:Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors
More info:www.friendsofthewrlibrary.org


When: Apr 9, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00 )
Dunamis Live Worship Concert
When: Jun 13, 2015 6 PM to Jun 13, 2015 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18 )
Mr. ICE - The Kazembe
Come see the original Mr. Ice perform tracks from the potentially hit album (MOVING ON) backing band (Unique Sound) at Black All Year: Sunday, April 12, 2015 doors open at 6-9pm at Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley Street, Roxbury MA, 02119

When: Apr 12, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18 )
Olympic Community Meeting

The meeting will be to discuss the benefits and impact on the City. The rest of the meetings are as follows:

February 24, 6:30 p.m. - Condon School Cafeteria, 200 D St., South Boston
March 31, 6:30 p.m. - Harvard Business School, (building to be determined)
April 12, 6:30 p.m. - Roxbury Community College, 1234 Columbus Ave., Roxbury
May 19, 6:30 p.m. - Cleveland Community Center, 11 Charles St., Dorchester
June 30, 6:30 p.m. - English High School, 144 McBride St., Jamaica Plain
July 28, 6:30 p.m. - Mildred School, 5 Mildred Ave., Boston
August 25, 6:30 p.m. - Orenberger School, 175 West Boundary Road, W. Roxbury
September 29, 6:30 p.m. East Boston High School, 86 White St., East Boston
Meetings and additional steps in the community process will be announced on an ongoing basis.



When: Apr 12, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00 )
826 Boston: April Writing Workshops
Ages:6-17

826 Boston is offering free writing workshops over April school break. Workshops include:

For students ages 6-8:
Wednesday, 10am to 12pm: Planet Earth, 3015

For students ages 8-11:
Tuesday, 10am to 12pm: Floating Islands, Buried Cities
Thursday, 10am to 12pm: Cut It Out!
Friday, 10am to 12pm: Improv Olympics

For students ages 11-14:
Wednesday, 1 pm to 3pm: Don't Kill My Scribe!
Friday, 1pm to 3pm: Spoken as One

For students ages 14+:
Tuesday, 1pm to 3pm: When I Was Your Age
Thursday, 1pm to 3pm: Inside Edition: Guantnamo Bay

Registration forms for these free workshops are available on the website.



When: Apr 21, 2015 12 AM to Apr 21, 2015 12 AMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 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: Apr 9, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18 )
Twelfth Annual Sweet Chariot Music Festival
Join us for another cavalcade of whoop dee doo, SWEET CHARIOT MUSIC FESTIVAL FEATURING: Eric Kilburn, Lisa Redfern, Denny Williams, David Dodson, Dillon Bustin, Dean Stevens, Doug Day, Will Brown, Rachel and John Nicholas, Eric Swanson Daisy and Stan, Geoff Kaufman, Tom MacDonald and more.. Special Guest: Mark Whitaker Band



When: May 30, 2015 7:29:00 PM to May 30, 2015 11 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 20 USD (Sat, 30 May 2015 19:29:00 )
Mark Whitaker
Sweet Chariot Music Festival (Full Band Show)

When: May 30, 2015 8 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 May 2015 20 )
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs and thematically-related activity.



When: Mar 31, 2015 11 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11 )
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 )
Lecture: Ed Symkus

Ed Symkus, film critic at Gatehouse Media, introduces and comments on The Giver, followed by a showing of the recent film version of the book, directed by Jeff Bridges.This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads, 2015 series.



When: Apr 13, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00 )
Wednesday Morning Book Discussion: The Giver

Adults Librarian Time DiPace and Guest Moderator Anne Jackson discuss The Giver with the Wednesday Morning Book Discussion Group, followed by a screening of the film.



When: Apr 15, 2015 10 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10 )
Black All Year 2015 (April 12)

BLACK ALL YEAR ~ April 12, 2015 (Sunday)
"A utopia of urban entertainment, a model of diversity, culture and community, an inspirational Boston experience."
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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 music, song, dance, fashion, spoken word and vendors We blend 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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***SPECIAL FEATURES:
Community Address by Brother Joel Mackall
KEYNOTE BY: DR KABA (aka BOOKER T. COLEMAN)
Adult & children's fashion show
Children's activities & more.

***HOSTS
SHOW 1: LATIFA ALI & TITO JACKSON
SHOW 2:D.RUFF & JHA D.

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***ENTERTAINMENT:

OUR STORIES(Lyrical Art):This purposeful and collaborative presentation of lyrical artistry upholds oral traditions extended from our ancestral roots. With lyrical arts that drive our history struggles, triumphs, truths and traditions forward,we align the griots of the past to the griots of today; *the poets, *the emcees, *the lyrical artists.

****POETS**** Jha D., AlAmin Cissi, D. Ruff, Christina Cassinova, Gianella Flores, Tu Anh Phan
****EMCEES**** O-Fats, Foundation Movement


OUR STEPS (Dance Art):Throughout our cultures dance has been used for healing, exercise, spirituality and expression. This diverse set of dance performances is an assembly of stories that narrate the depths of the grace, harmony, creativity and spirit within us. Far more than a response to music we hear outside of us, these are expressions of the music we hear inside of us.

****PERFORMANCES**** Tap Dance, Chicago Stepping, Hip Hop, Hoola
****DANCERS**** Jala Settles Akbar, Carolyn Brancato, Steppin In The Bean, Floor Lords


OUR IMAGES (Illustrated and Live Art)

The way we perceive ourselves impacts how we portray ourselves; and the way we portray ourselves impacts how we perceive ourselves. Experience portraits of your nobility; on screen, in picture and in person. Enjoy every opportunity to appreciate yourself through images that exemplify your beauty and honor your value.
****AUTHORS**** A. Intisar Turner, Tammy Jeremie, Haji Shearer, Kara Wells
****FASHION**** The House of Nahdra Fashion Show



OUR VOICE (Instrumental, Vocal & Intellectual Art):Instruments and the voice; all tools that translate the harmonies of the soul. Through these we communicate liberty, love, glory and resilience and these we do not separate from reason and purpose. We express ourselves with the most beautiful tones and as the keynote of our evening, we dress a soulful experience with messages of enlightenment, so that we leave and remember, in thought and action, that we are Black; All Year.

****MUSICIANS**** Unique Sounds, Amiyr Ahmad, Rogerst Charles, Jose Pinet, Kavayah Amn
****VOCALISTS**** NuMero, April Stanford, I-Rose, Chei Afrique, Sade White, Mr. Ice
****KEYNOTE SPEAKER**** Dr. Kaba Kamene (aka Dr. Booker T. Coleman)

Live Music provided by: Pearl For The World


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SUNDAY, April 12, 2015
HIBERNIAN HALL
184 DUDLEY STREET
ROXBURY, MA 02119
SHOW ONE: 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
SHOW TWO: 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.

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When: Apr 12, 2015 2 PM to Apr 12, 2015 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14 )
The Haitian Experience at Guantnamo: A Neighborhood Event

Northeastern University invites Roxbury residentsand members of Bostons Haitian and Haitian-American community for an evening of light fare and conversation at Haley House Bakery & Caf. The eveningwill begin with a screening of a short documentaryabout the Haitian Refugee Crisis at Guantnamo(199194) created by the universitys public historygraduate students.

The floor will then be open for community members to engage in dialogue about past issues, contemporary challenges, and future possibilities.

The event is free and open to the public. There will be light refreshments and a cash bar.Advanceregistration is encouraged.



When: Apr 12, 2015 5 PM to Apr 12, 2015 7 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17 )
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs and thematically-related activity.



When: Apr 28, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00 )
Lois Lowry Author Talk

Lois Lowry gives the capstone lecture to the West Roxbury Reads 2015 series, followed by a Q&A. Copies of the The Giver can by autographed by the author. A reception with refreshments will be held at 6 p.m. in the library lecture hall. The author talk takes place at the Patrick Lyndon Pilot School auditorium.



When: Apr 30, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00 )
Designing and Advertising a Personal Utopia

Designing and Advertising a Personal Utopia, Boston Latin School 7th graders discuss how they planned, designed, and advertised their personal Utopias. Moderated by BLS educator Joseph Concannon. This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads program series.



When: Apr 11, 2015 11 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 11 )
Historical and Literary Utopias

Peter Drummey, Senior Librarian, Massachusetts Historical Society, describes the history, challenges, and accomplishments of Utopian thinking. This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads 2015.



When: Apr 2, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00 )
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs and thematically-related activity.



When: May 5, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 05 May 2015 00 )
Easter Brunch Buffet 2015
Please note: Three seating times for this Easter Brunch! 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm menu: Assorted Pastries Turkey Bacon Chicken Sausage Scrambled Eggs (v) Potato Hash with Onions and Peppers (vv) Brioche French Toast with Vermont Maple Syrup (v) Roast Chicken with Onion Rosemary Biscuit and Gravy Smoky Collard Greens (vv) Sauted Vegetables (vv) Dessert Station with Chocolate Chip Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Brownies, Pineapple Coconut Upside Down Cake, Profiteroles, Lemon Loaf, and assorted cakes Coffee, Decaf, Iced Tea, Hot Tea, Juice Local Beer & Organic Wine, Bottled Beverages available for purchase



When: Apr 5, 2015 10 AM to Apr 5, 2015 12 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.95 - 21.95 USD (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 10 )
Easter Brunch Buffet 2015
Please note: Three seating times for this Easter Brunch! 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm menu: Assorted Pastries Turkey Bacon Chicken Sausage Scrambled Eggs (v) Potato Hash with Onions and Peppers (vv) Brioche French Toast with Vermont Maple Syrup (v) Roast Chicken with Onion Rosemary Biscuit and Gravy Smoky Collard Greens (vv) Sauted Vegetables (vv) Dessert Station with Chocolate Chip Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Brownies, Pineapple Coconut Upside Down Cake, Profiteroles, Lemon Loaf, and assorted cakes Coffee, Decaf, Iced Tea, Hot Tea, Juice Local Beer & Organic Wine, Bottled Beverages available for purchase



When: Apr 5, 2015 12 PM to Apr 5, 2015 2 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.95 - 21.95 USD (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 12 )
Easter Brunch Buffet 2015
Please note: Three seating times for this Easter Brunch! 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm menu: Assorted Pastries Turkey Bacon Chicken Sausage Scrambled Eggs (v) Potato Hash with Onions and Peppers (vv) Brioche French Toast with Vermont Maple Syrup (v) Roast Chicken with Onion Rosemary Biscuit and Gravy Smoky Collard Greens (vv) Sauted Vegetables (vv) Dessert Station with Chocolate Chip Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Brownies, Pineapple Coconut Upside Down Cake, Profiteroles, Lemon Loaf, and assorted cakes Coffee, Decaf, Iced Tea, Hot Tea, Juice Local Beer & Organic Wine, Bottled Beverages available for purchase



When: Apr 5, 2015 2 PM to Apr 5, 2015 4 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 10.95 - 21.95 USD (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 14 )
TSB Comedy Night 2015

Vinnie grew up in Middletown NJ, the third of four children born to a plumber and a overlyoptimistic mother. He attended Rutgers College and immediately met the woman of hisnightmares. Promptly, they had three children and bills. Vinnie ran his own constructioncompany and flower shop while performing at open mic nights, juggling his time raising hischildren, working like a dog and performing.

After becoming a headline comic, He sold the flower shop, closed the construction company andgave his wife the divorce she was begging for. With three kids, no money and no car, he openedThe Stress Factory Comedy Club while living in a boarding house for fathers that lost it all inbad divorces.

In 1995 Vinnie met the woman of his dreams, Vicki, while borrowing her car. He married her in1998 and got full custody of his three children in 1999. Then, to round things out, they addedthree more children. Together, they built The Stress Factory into one of the best clubs in thecountry. During this time Vinnie had become a fixture not only at The Stress Factory, but everyclub in New York City. He has also appeared on The Rosie ODonnell Show, Comedy CentralsTough Crowd, The Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival (Best of the Fest), The NewYork Comedy Festival, and the Toyota Comedy Festival. He has also appeared on the Opie andAnthony Radio show, (WNEW & XM), The Jim Breuer show Unleashed (Sirius), FULLMETAL COMEDY and the independent film White Chicks. He has also starred in acommercial for Direct TV, released a CD entitled This is Vinnie Calling and done variousvoiceovers.

Today Vinnie spends his time on stage all over New York City talking about the things he knowsbest, kids, marriage, bills and family. His unique approach lets him weave a story that captivatesaudiences of all ages. Overall, it has all worked out.

You can contact Vinnie by calling his agent, Conan Smith of Endeavor. If you get through, tellhim Vinnie is looking for him.



When: Apr 25, 2015 7 PM to Apr 25, 2015 11 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19 )
GARDENING TALK: "Seasonal Care for Gorgeous, Well-Behaved Gardens" with Kerry Ann Mendez
After our record-setting winter, gardeners are both looking forward to spring flowers and dreading their longer-than-ever lists of garden chores. But take heart! According to author and garden consultant Kerry Ann Mendez, it is possible to reduce the time and effort required to have an "impress-the-neighbors" garden. Learn how on April 8th, at Mendez's illustrated lecture on "Seasonal Care for Gorgeous, Well-Behaved Gardens," presented by The Evening Garden Club of West Roxbury. Kerry Ann Mendez has been a featured guest on HGTV and has appeared in numerous gardening magazines including Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Garden Gate and Better Homes and Gardens' Garden Ideas & Outdoor Living. She regularly speaks to packed audiences at the New England Flower & Garden Show and other regional and national events, where she is known as much for her humorous style as for her gardening expertise. Mendez is also a national spokesperson for Proven Winners plants and Espoma brand garden products. A devotee of low-maintenance gardening and landscaping techniques, Mendez will reveal her personal recipe for saving time on year-round garden chores, including tips for pruning, cutting back and deadheading; what, when and how to fertilize; and mulch selection and use. She will also be sharing her top picks for workhorse perennials, accompanied by eye-popping photographs. Prior to and following the lecture, autographed copies of Mendez's books will be available for purchase, including her top-selling first book, The Ultimate Flower Gardeners Top Ten Lists, released in March 2010; Top Ten Lists for Beautiful Shade Gardens (March 2011); and her most recent, The Right Size Flower Garden (March 2015). Doors open for registration and light refreshments at 6:30. Free parking is available. About the Evening Garden Club of West Roxbury (EGCWR): Founded in 1996, The Evening Garden Club of West Roxbury is a member of the Metro District of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. (GCFM) and the New England Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc. A 501(c)(3) charity organization, the EGCWR maintains four community beautification sites. Club meetings which are open to the public are held monthly and feature presentations by experienced horticulturists, floral designers and environmentalists.

When: Apr 8, 2015 7 PM to Apr 8, 2015 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: $10 (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19 )
Art Workshop: Wonderful Windsocks

Registration required.



When: Apr 24, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00 )
15th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

The Gardens will be holding our 15th Annual Easter Sunrise Service and we cordially invite you, your family and friends to this event. We welcome all faiths and beliefs to this Free Event.

The Service is scheduled for Sunday, April 5th, 2015 starting at 6:30am.

This year Rev. Carol Steinbrecher of The Stratford Street United Church in Boston will conduct the service.

Music will be provided by Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Dana Hicks and members of The Tremont Temple Gospel.

On Easter morning, drive into The Gardens and follow staff directions to parking areas. Enjoy heated tents and a complimentary breakfast prepared by Putterham Grille.

To help us insure there is plenty of seating and food, we would appreciate our guests to RSVP. RSVP HERE



When: Apr 5, 2015 6 AM to Apr 5, 2015 9 AMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 06 )
Jammin' for Justice

Our biggest fundraiser and celebration of the year is coming up soon! Jammin' for Justice brings members and supporters to come together to recognize our achievements and enjoy delicious food and drinks. Don't miss out!

For a sneak-peek at silent auction items, see our event page.



When: May 21, 2015 6 PM to May 21, 2015 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 May 2015 18 )
Homebuying 101- May 2 and 9, 2015 Roche Family Center West Roxbury

HB101 Homebuying 101 is an8-hour course over 2 weeks to prepare first time homebuyers for homeownership. Topics covered include

  • Information on preparing for the mortgage process
  • First time homebuyer mortgages
  • How to find a home
  • The legal aspects of buying a home
  • How to work with professionals during the homebuying process.

Graduates of this course are given a certificate that allows access to Boston Home Center Financial Assistance, Mass Housing Partnerships ONE Mortgage, MassHousing mortgages, HUD mortgages, home ownership lotteries, and lender first time homebuyer mortgages. The certificate is accepted statewide for first time homebuyer education.

This program is supported by the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development Boston Home Center.



When: May 2, 2015 10 AM to May 2, 2015 2 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 May 2015 10 )
Drop-in Knitting
Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 3:305:30pm

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


When: Apr 7, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00 )
CANCELED - Preschool Story Time
Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 11am12pm

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Story Time
Cost:Free


When: Apr 7, 2015 11 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11 )
Belle & Beau of the City! - FREE Prom Giveaway!

We have partnered up with ABCD for another year of giving back! This effort is to ensure that no teen is denied the opportunity to attend his or her prom by providing FREE prom dresses and suits/tuxedos to Boston teens. To qualify:

  1. You must fill out application COMPLETELY
  2. You must be attending your junior or senior prom
  3. You must be a resident of Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, JP, Hyde Park, Roslindale, East Boston
  4. You must be in attendance and arrive AT 10 AM to receive dress/tuxedo

A few lucky girls and boys will win free hair styling and haircuts on the day of their prom. We have some great salons that are donating services so don't miss out!



When: Apr 18, 2015 10 AM to Apr 18, 2015 1 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10 )
Hernandez K-8 Noche de Fiesta

2015 Annual Hernandez K-8 Noche de Fiesta event and fundraiser. Noche deFiesta unites our families, staff, partners and supporters in celebrating our school community and fundraising for resources to provide our children with a well-rounded education like afterschool, arts and school and family mini-grants.

2015 Hernndez Anual K-8 evento Noche de Fiesta y recaudador de fondos. Noche de Fiesta une nuestras familias, personal, socios y simpatizantes en la celebracin de nuestra comunidad escolar y la recaudacin de fondos para proporcionar a nuestros nios una educacin completa, como despus de la escuela, las artes y mini-becas escolares y familiares.



When: May 9, 2015 6 PM to May 9, 2015 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 09 May 2015 18 )
Green Golly and Her Golden Flute

An original musical drama for ages four and up.



When: Apr 22, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00 )
Learn Pranayam (Breathing Exercises) and Meditation with Nirmal S Arri.

Pranayam refers to the breathing technique in Yoga, which can work wonders in improving the overall health and the function of all the organs in the body. Pranayam is also closely linked to meditation, a crucial aspect of yoga. Several health experts also refer to Pranayam as the art of effective breath control. Practicing the proper techniques of breathing can help you become more aware of your breath and therefore pranayam benefits are physical, emotional as well as spiritual. Some of the most common pranayam benefits are:

Improvement in the rate of breathing.

Reduction in the heart rate as well as the wear and tear of the heart.

Helping the body get rid of excessive fat and weight.

Curing problems that are related to the by Deal Top"> by Deal Top"> by Deal Top" href="#">digestive system.

Enhancing the functioning of several organs, which include the kidneys, pancreas, intestines, diaphragm, lungs and the heart.

Removing the toxins from within the body.

Preventing various diseases by strengthening the immune system.

Getting rid of negative emotions like depression, anger, arrogance, greed & so on.

Improving the circulation of blood throughout the body.

Number of studies show that pranayam causes changes in the cardio respiratory system including lowering of blood pressure.

Who should not be doing Pranayama?

Pranayama should be practiced with care and it is better to do advanced pranayama with a teachers guidance.

  • Pranayama is not recommended during menstruation, and pregnancy.
  • Anyone with any form of heart condition, particularly if they have a recent history of heart attack.
  • Avoid if you have fever, bronchitis, or pneumonia.

Come and learn this ancent art of bringing good health into you lives and prevent diseasesto happen in the first place.


Please arrive 20 Minutes early to get yourself a seat and feel comfortable in the yoga center. We will be starting at 10 AM.

Pranyam - 60 Minutes - Nirmal Arri


Meditation - 45 Minutes - Nirmal Arri

Discussion on the experience over a cuppa tea.




When: Apr 19, 2015 10 AM to Apr 19, 2015 1 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10 )
Sort & Tag Clothes at Boomerangs for the AIDS Action Committee
Sponsored by: AIDS Action Committee
Minimum age: 12
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When: Apr 8, 2015 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18 )
Young Readers' Book Club #1: Candymakers

Discussion: Candymakers by Wendy Mass.



When: Apr 16, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00 )
Panel Discussion: Ethical Issues in The Giver

Participants: Rev. Anne Bancroft, Theodore Parker Unitarian Universalist Church (moderator); Dr. Maureen Connelly, Harvard Medical School; Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow, Hebrew Senior Life; Dr. Sadath Sayeed, Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School.This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads 2015 series.



When: Apr 16, 2015 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00 )
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs and thematically-related activity.



When: Apr 14, 2015 11 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11 )

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