Seasons Greetings Friends and Neighbors,
Near Forest Hills T in JP “there exists a small program with big heart and big impact. It is a remarkable place with the ordinary name of the South Street Youth Center— Walk in the door of the Center any Monday through Thursday afternoon during the school year and you’ll find volunteers and staff helping with homework, kids using the computer lab, art projects happening, dancing, singing and lots of life! During the summer, thanks in part to…Continue
Added by South Street Youth Center on December 6, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments
Ethos AgeWell West Roxbury has instituted a Snow Initiative that strives to serve seniors living in West Roxbury with snow removal assistance. Ethos AgeWell program is seeking volunteers and contractors living in the Boston community to pledge their time this winter towards assisting older…Continue
Added by Annie Fletcher on December 2, 2013 at 1:32pm — No Comments
Eliot Street Coffeehouse Presents A Quartet of Berklee College of Music String Quartets
A benefit concert for the First Church in Jamaica Plain
The Anger - Haas - Parks - Jonsson Quartet
The International Gals of Quartetdom
The Four Corners Quartet
The Resurexon Quartet
Saturday, December 7,…Continue
Added by Jeff Boudreau on November 28, 2013 at 8:50pm — No Comments
The following is message from the Boston Police Department to All Residents of E-13 Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130.
TO ALL RESIDENTS IN DISTRICT E-13
District E-13 has seen an increase of breaking and entering incidents since the beginning of the year. Arrests have been made in some incidents, while many are still under investigation. We are asking you to help us prevent further victimization by observing our “Protect Your Home Tips” outlined…Continue
Jamaica Plain music patrons embrace all genres, from classical to experimental and everything in between. Starting in November residents will have the opportunity to attend two presentations by the new…Continue
Added by Jeff Boudreau on October 7, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Jenn's Dog walking and sitting for JP, Roslindale, West Roxbury areas www.dogvacay.com/pro/dogsitboston
Added by Jenn Hickey on September 19, 2013 at 5:54pm — No Comments
There are only a handful times in our lives where we can be a part of something that drastically improves the lives of others. Right now is one of those times.
In Massachusetts, we are in a huge fight for economic dignity - to raise the minimum wage to $10.50 an hour and get 5 days a year of earned sick time for a million MA workers. As part of the Raise Up Massachusetts coalition, we will be to collecting 100,000 signatures on each of these initiatives to get on the 2014 ballot.…Continue
Added by Greg Johnston on September 12, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments
A Column from the Boston Public Health Commission
Hot summer days have meant hours of fun for the children of Boston. But, cooler mornings, advertisements for backpack sales, and the winding down of summer camps can mean only one thing: the new school year is upon us. While each student has his or her own list of “must have” school supplies, there are a few things that families can keep in mind to ensure that their student goes back to school as prepared, healthy, and as safe…Continue
Added by Boston Public Health Commission on September 5, 2013 at 11:43am — No Comments
August 29, 2013 - We, at District E-13, have discovered a pattern of three young black males, teens, entering through windows during the early to mid evening, sometimes just reaching in and stealing a laptop or other items, in the South Street area. Although, these incidents are under investigation, we are asking you to help us prevent further victimization by observing our “Protect your Home” tips outlined below:
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on August 29, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments
SoJust is 7! That's right, it's been SEVEN years since our first event! Join us to celebrate 2300 members, 160+ events and countless connections made since 2006! Our birthday parties are always our biggest events. Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice event? It’s time to meet 120+ friendly SoJusters!
Meet like-minded progressives…Continue
Added by Socializing for Justice on August 11, 2013 at 9:25pm — No Comments
**Please note: This was originally scheduled for Thursday, September 5th which coincided with Rosh Hashanah, the new date is Tuesday, September 3rd.**
Do you often get stuck in conversations? Not know how to approach people at networking events? Join Socializing for Justice for a fast-paced, fun & interactive Skillshare on the Art of the Schmooze…Continue
Added by Socializing for Justice on August 11, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments
The Home Depot is offering a free preparedness workshop this Saturday at the Home Depot at the South Bay Shopping Center (5 Allstate Rd, Boston, MA 02125) and many other location up and down the east coast 9:00am to 10:30am.
These workshops are designed to help residents in hurricane-affected markets prepare their homes, families and businesses for a possible hurricane. Attendees will learn about generator safety; sizing generators for…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments
I thought this might be of interest to you if you like to learn more about our Congressional District.
The U.S. Census Bureau has released …Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 1:31pm — No Comments
Boston Police just released the National Night Out Boston 2013 11x17 poster for the celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Malcolm X Park, Roxbury, Boston. I encourage you to download, share, and attend.
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments
Added by Jeff Boudreau on July 11, 2013 at 9:27am — No Comments
Become a Big Sister today! We have 500 girls waiting in Greater Boston, one is waiting for YOU!
Our Community-Based Mentoring Program is a one-on-one relationship between adult women with girls ages 7-15. Big and Little Sisters choose when, where and what they do to build a bond based on shared interests and experiences. Visits are weekly and last three to four hours; after you have been together for 3 months, you may meet twice per month. Once you’ve reached your 1 year…Continue
Added by Big Sister Association of GB on June 18, 2013 at 11:23am — No Comments
Yesterday, the MBTA announced that it is now offering free upgraded email and text alerts.
You can sign up for alerts for the Subway, Commuter Rail, Bus, Boat, and even Elevators/Escalators and for specific periods of time such as AM Peak, evening, or weekend. …Continue
Interested in adding the power of video to your social justice or nonprofit work? Learn to use video to not only educate and inform, but to spur action and engagement. Join Socializing for Justice for a Skillshare on Video for Social Change on June 3rd, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.
SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share common values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials that allow for the…Continue
Added by Socializing for Justice on June 3, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Apply to be a Big Sister! We have over 500 girls waiting in the Greater Boston area, one is waiting for you!
When was the last time you jumped rope? Shared a secret? Giggled with a girlfriend? By becoming a Big Sister, you get to experience the fun and friendship you had when you were young, while making a profound difference in the life of a girl. By becoming a Big Sister, you can be the confidant and friend who…Continue
Added by Big Sister Association of GB on May 16, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
I'm moving my old laptap along. My tech-savvy computer-helper wrote it up:
FOR SALE: Asus Laptop Model M51Sr, $300
Very good shape, very clean and never abused. Windows 7 64-bit Operating System (new build). 2 GB of RAM; Upgradeable to 4GB (via www.crucial.com ). Processors are Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 @ 2.20GHz each. ATI Mobility Radeon HD Video. Screen resolution is 1280 x 800 (All pixels working). 250 GB Hard Drive. Wireless Ethernet
Added by Pam Kristan on May 14, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments