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Drop into Breezeway Bar and Grill for good times and great food. The restaurant is a neighborhood favorite, and offers a casual, friendly dining atmosphere that you and your friends are sure to enjoy.
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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: Sep 11, 2014 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18 )
"A TASTE OF INDIA - Intro to Indian Dishes" cooking class for adults
Come enjoy a night with Chef VANESSA LaBRANCHE at Haley House Bakery Cafe (with plenty of free parking in the lot where the cafe is situated) learning how to make delicious Indian food, full of flavor and warm spices. In this class, you will learn how to make: - Chicken Tikka Masala, a chicken dish with a combination of spices in a flavorful sauce. To round out this this meal, you will also learn the technique on how to make - "Roti" bread. This is a flat bread used frequently in Indian meals. Another tasty vegetable to go with our meal will be - Fried Okra with spices dusted with fine chickpea flour, accompanied with - Tamarind Chutney Sauce that we will make in class. To end on a sweet note, we will make a delightful dessert with carrot & raisins. A handout of the recipes will be provided. Space is limited to 12, so register here, before Oct. 14, 2014. On Line registrations only. No walk ups the day of. $50 per person, 21+ Sliding scale rate also available, email by Oct. 7 to inquire. Contributions above and beyond the price of registration help support our TAKE BACK THE KITCHEN (TBK) youth programming. Any Questions? Contact: TakeBackTheKitchen@haleyhouse.org



When: Oct 17, 2014 6 PM to Oct 17, 2014 9 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 25 - 60 USD (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18 )
"THE FAR SIDE OF KIMCHI" cooking class for adults
Come and make your own kimchi workshop. Learn how to make one of the world's healthiest foods. Kimchi is a way of fermenting (or pickling) vegetables and it is loaded with vitamins A, B, and C, but its biggest benefit may be in its "healthy bacteria" called lactobacilli, found in fermented foods. This good bacteria helps with digestion,and some studies show fermented cabbage has compounds that may prevent the growth of cancer. This pickle is packed with probiotics, which helps to prevent harmful build-up and reduces inflammation in your gut. Taught by Chef DIDI EMMONS, who was one of the two kimchi champions in the 2012 Greater Boston Kimchi Festival. You will make and take home 2 quarts of your own kimchi. Space is limited to 12, so register here, before Sept. 19, 2014. On Line registrations only. No walk ups the day of. $50 per person, 21+ Sliding scale rate also available, email by Sept. 15 to inquire. Contributions above and beyond the price of registration help support our TAKE BACK THE KITCHEN (TBK) youth programming. Any Questions? Contact: TakeBackTheKitchen@haleyhouse.org



When: Sep 21, 2014 5 PM to Sep 21, 2014 8 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 25 - 60 USD (Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17 )
"PLENTIFUL PERSIAN DINNER (Vegetarian)" cooking class for adults
This class will be a fun and filling exploration of vegetarian Persian cooking with Chef REVA HASELKORN. With a balance of traditional dishes and contemporary (read: time-saving) methods, we will create and enjoy a delicious Persian meal together. Our menu will include: - Seed Crusted Flatbread - Sweet Rice with Almonds and Cherries (Albaloo Polo) - Herb Omelet (Kukye Sabzi) - Beets with Yogurt (Most Laboo) - Spinach and Yogurt Salad (Borani Esfanaj) - Pistachio Cardamom Cake with Rosewater Whipped Cream Space is limited to 12, so register here, before Sept. 12, 2014. On Line registrations only. No walk ups the day of. $45 per person, 21+ Sliding scale rate also available, email by Sept. 8 to inquire. Contributions above and beyond the price of registration help support our TAKE BACK THE KITCHEN (TBK) youth programming. Any Questions? Contact: TakeBackTheKitchen@haleyhouse.org



When: Sep 14, 2014 5 PM to Sep 14, 2014 8 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 25 - 55 USD (Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17 )
Boston Bikes Presents New Englands First All-Womens Bike Ride & Festival
Boston Bikes is pleased to present its hallmarkwomens event of the season,the Boston Womens Bike Ride &Festival, SaturdayAugust 16th. This celebration of women on bikeswill be New Englands first all-womens ride and festival, and will feature scenic 10, 30, and 50 mile rides, family activities, music, an expo featuring bike-friendly companies, skills clinics, and more! Participants can join for just the ride or take part in a workshop taught by some of the best professional cyclists in the area to get tips on mountain biking, commuting, mechanics and more. Adult learn-to-ride clinics will be offered for new riders or those who cant remember the last time they were on a bike. New riders, families, and experienced cyclists are all welcome to participate in the event. The Womens Bike Ride &Festival is a part of a series of rides, biking socials, and clinics organized by Boston Bikes , which encourages women to experience the joys and benefits of biking in Boston and to take to the streets by bike. For more information and to register or volunteer, please visit www.bostonbikes.org/women or call (617) 918-4458. No Bike. No Problem:Discounted rentals available. Cost: $25 and registration is required ($35 after August 8). Discounts available for low-income Boston residents.Registrationis open now at www.bostonbikes.org.

When: Aug 16, 2014 9 AM to Aug 16, 2014 2 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09 )
"VEGAN BBQ - With or Without a Grill" cooking class for adults
PLEASE NOTE: DATE CHANGE TO SUN. AUG 3, 2014 This is both a demonstration and a practical hands-on cooking class with Chef Reva Haselkorn, where you will prepare and enjoy a satisfying and delicious 3-course vegan meal in celebration of the American cook out tradition, with the added twist of learning the technique of "stove-top smoke infusion" to impart smoky BBQ flavor into any meal, even without a grill or charcoal. You'll prepare a variety of BBQ delights, such as: - Creamy Corn Soup with Roasted Corn Salsa - Black Bean Burgers with Handmade Whole Wheat Tortillas - Stove-top Smoked Tofu and Quinoa Salad - Stone Fruit Tarts - a sparkling fruity cocktail (mock-tail version also available) Space is limited, so register here, by Aug. 1. On Line registrations only. No walk ups the day of. $45 per person, 21+ Sliding scale rate also available, email by July 25 to inquire. Haley House Bakery Cafe has plenty of free parking in the lot where the cafe is situated. Proceeds beyond the price of registration help support our TAKE BACK THE KITCHEN (TBK) youth programming. Any Questions? Contact: TakeBackTheKitchen@haleyhouse.org



When: Aug 3, 2014 5 PM to Aug 3, 2014 8 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 55 USD (Sun, 03 Aug 2014 17 )
ReadBoston Story Mobile
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 78pm

The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. For ages 3-8.

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Early Literacy
Cost:Free
Audience:Children (Ages 0-5), Children (Ages 6-12)


When: Aug 14, 2014 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00 )
Be a Baseball Buddy for a Young Adult with Special Needs this Season!
Sponsored by: Jason Roberts Challenger League Minimum age: 18 The Jason Roberts Challenger League is presently seeking young adults to serve as Buddies for special needs children for the upcoming 2014 season. Through the Jason Roberts Challenger League, players learn not only the fundamentals of baseball, but also how it feels to be just like other children -

When: Aug 28, 2014 5 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17 )
Drop-in Knitting
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 3:305:30pm

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


When: Aug 5, 2014 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00 )
Boston, MA Adoption Options

Join us! Weve brought together some of the most popular presentations and speakers
in animal welfare and mixed them with plenty of breaks and networking opportunities.

For more information, please visit pro.petfinder.com/adoptionoptions.

Please be sure to sign up no later than October 27, 2014.



When: Nov 6, 2014 9 AM to Nov 6, 2014 5 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09 )
ELNEC for Veterans End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

ELNEC for Veterans
End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

Where: West Roxbury VA Hospital
1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, Barsamian Auditorium 3rd Fl Bdg 1

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration | Program 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Register online at HopeHealthCo.org/ELNEC | Registration Deadline: September 16, 2014

Cost: $85 materials fee for class. Continental breakfast and lunch provided.
Faculty: Ellen McCabe-Hemberger, RN, CHPN

Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the principles involved in achieving quality end-of-life outcomes for veterans and their families experiencing the impact of serious illness. It is meant to provide a core education with aspecific concentration on the unique needs of veterans for providing palliative care in various patient care settings.

ELNEC is a nationally recognized curriculum developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and City of Hope. It is a national education initiative to improve palliative care in nursing.

Six module format: This format was created to allow training to be completed in one day.Modules covered in this course: Nursing Care at End-of-Life, Pain Management, Symptom Management,Communication with Emphasis in Ethical and

Legal Issues in Palliative Care, Grief, Loss and Bereavement and Preparation for and Care at Time of Death.

Registered Nurses/Licensed Practical Nurses: Massachusetts Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses, receive 8 contact hours of credit for this program. This program meets the Continuing Education requirements for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Nursing - 244 CMR 5.04.

Social Workers: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by theAssociation of Social Work Boards (ASWB, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Ste B, Culpepper, VA 22701) www.aswb.org. ASWB Approval Period: Social Workers receive 8 continuing education clock hours in participating in this course.

Certified Case Managers: This program has been pre-approved for 6.5 education hours by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to providecontinuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).

CEs are awarded for total completion of all modules. You must be present for all eight modules and complete evaluation of educational activity. Eight CE for total program for SW and Nursing, 6.5 CCM Credits for Case Managers, ELNEC certificate presented.

Materials are copyrighted by COH and AACN and are used with permission. Further information about the ELNEC Project can be found at www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC. This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 6.5 clock hour(s).

Learn more by calling (508) 957-0200, email Emccabe@HopeHealthCo.org or visit HopeHealthCo.org/ELNEC

Part of the HopeHealth family of services




When: Sep 30, 2014 8 AM to Sep 30, 2014 5 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: materials fee for class, continental breakfast and lunch provided 85.00 true Registration 85.00

(Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08 )
Parks Count: Billings Field (West Roxbury)
Sponsored by: Boston Cares Minimum age: 18 Be a Part of Boston's first Parks Count! Do your part for better parks and a healthier Boston! Parks Count volunteers will team up at entrances to each of the 10 selected parks and keep a running tally of visitors. A subset of those exiting the park will be invited to take a quick survey about park

When: Aug 23, 2014 7 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07 )
ReadBoston Story Mobile
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 78pm

The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. For ages 3-8.

Library:West Roxbury
Neighborhood:West Roxbury
Type of Event:Early Literacy
Cost:Free
Audience:Children (Ages 0-5), Children (Ages 6-12)


When: Aug 7, 2014 12 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00 )
Be a Baseball Buddy for a Young Adult with Special Needs this Season!
Sponsored by: Jason Roberts Challenger League Minimum age: 18 The Jason Roberts Challenger League is presently seeking young adults to serve as Buddies for special needs children for the upcoming 2014 season. Through the Jason Roberts Challenger League, players learn not only the fundamentals of baseball, but also how it feels to be just like other children -

When: Aug 7, 2014 5 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17 )
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: Aug 14, 2014 6 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18 )
Black All Year 2014

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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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When: Jan 25, 2015 1 PM to Jan 25, 2015 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13 )
Be a Baseball Buddy for a Young Adult with Special Needs this Season!
Sponsored by: Jason Roberts Challenger League Minimum age: 18 The Jason Roberts Challenger League is presently seeking young adults to serve as Buddies for special needs children for the upcoming 2014 season. Through the Jason Roberts Challenger League, players learn not only the fundamentals of baseball, but also how it feels to be just like other children -

When: Aug 14, 2014 5 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17 )
Summer Arts Program

Full day vacation programming for children ages 4.5 - 12.

Session 1: June 23 - July 3, 2014*............$425 (*Closed July 4, 2014)

Session 2: July 7 - 18, 2014.....................$475

Session 3: July 21 - August 1, 2014.........$475

Session 4: August 4 - 15, 2014................$475

Session 5: August 18 - 29, 2014..............$475

Arts Activities: Each day, children will be given the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of visual arts projects and techniques ranging from crafts projects to painting, printmaking and sculpture. All artwork will be yours to take home at the end of each session. Children will be taught traditional technical skills but will also be encouraged to work on original creations and will be given freedom to use their imaginations for innovation and creative problem-solving. The Vacation Arts Program is a non-competitive environment that encourages each young artist to develop their interests, grow in their own personal style and work with others as they explore the world of art.

Field Trips: On Friday the groups will attend a field trip to a local arts & cultural institution. If applicable, children will be taking public transportation to and from this location. There is no additional cost of participating in field trips and a bagged lunch is provided. Specific information regarding field trips each session will be sent at the start of the program.

Yoga: Youth will participate in an hour long Yoga class by Urbanity Instructors that will help develop strength, flexibility, coordination and focus. Through the use of Yoga postures children experience new ways to move their bodies and express themselves.

Creative Movement & Dance: Through a partnership with Urbanity Dance Studio, children will learn a variety of contemporary dance techniques such as jazz, ballet and hip hop.

Musical Theater: Rhythm, beats and tones will provide an exciting, expressive, and fun environment to stimulate children's developing brains.

Jul 25, 2014: 8 am - 5:30 pm (Fri)



When: Aug 4, 2014 8 AM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08 )
Be a Baseball Buddy for a Young Adult with Special Needs this Season!
Sponsored by: Jason Roberts Challenger League Minimum age: 18 The Jason Roberts Challenger League is presently seeking young adults to serve as Buddies for special needs children for the upcoming 2014 season. Through the Jason Roberts Challenger League, players learn not only the fundamentals of baseball, but also how it feels to be just like other children -

When: Aug 21, 2014 5 PM in West Roxbury, Massachusetts (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17 )
Dancing with the Brookline Stars 2014

An event that you will not want to miss. Ask anyone who attended last year's event. Hors d'oeuvre and desserts will be served by last year's Dancing with the Brookline Stars Winner, Lisa Wisel, from the VIne Ripe Grill. This is a fundraiser to benefit, the Dancer's Charity of Choice, the Brookline Food Pantry and Coop, End Polio Now, and Brookline High School Scholarships.

This year's stars are the following:

Jerry Billow Harvey Bravman Nadia Chamblin-Foster Elaine Joseph

Daniel O'leary Phil Sandler Polly Selkoe Elaine Shannon



When: Nov 8, 2014 6 PM to Nov 8, 2014 10 PMin West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing. (Sat, 08 Nov 2014 18 )

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