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La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

Ongoing La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada). Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (called a “set book”), each binding is crafted with the unique materials and methods that reflect the maker’s skills and artistic interpretation. North Bennet Street School, which offers training programs and workshops in bookbinding, is the fourth stop of the show’s international touring schedule. The exhibit originated in Paris, then traveled to Quebec City, Montreal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec before arriving in Boston. Phone: 617-227-0155x180. Contact: Nancy Jenner. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket, Green and Orange lines. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. North Bennet Street School 150 North St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.nbss.edu.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Boston City Council's Committee on Post Audit and Oversight (Yancey)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Orders....... Re: Elderly Docket #0362- FY2013 Audited Financial Statements...... Docket #0263- FY2014 Budget...... Detail Agenda Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/postaudit2014.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Saving Seed Garden Workshops for Kids for Boston Children's Museum

Public Event Outside on the boardwalk in front of the museum Workshops start at 10:00, 10:45 & 11:30 AM Boston Natural Areas Network is partnering with Boston Children’s Museum to provide gardening workshop for kids at the Museum’s new vegetable garden. Saving seed is a fun activity for gardeners of all ages, and a great way to see the whole life cycle of garden plants. Visit the garden and learn how to harvest, process and store vegetable and flower seeds for planting next season. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:45 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210.

Boston Election Department

City Clerk Detail Agenda Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082521420-70279a.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3767. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #241, 2nd Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Drop-In Tech Instruction

Honan- Allston One to one instruction either on patron's own device or library equipment. Patron sets topic. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Computers for Beginners, Week 4

Fields Corner Learn to use the mouse, the keyboard, how to search and organize files, and how to cut and paste. This four-week course is for those with little or no computer experience. Registration is required, please call 617.436.2155. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

CANCELED - Get a Taste of Chair Massage

West End Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Mission Hill Brigham Circle Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174276919. Contact: Barry Twomey. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Roxbury. MBTA: Green Line - Brigham Circle Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Hanlon Square Closest address: 735 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115.

Dewey Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Downtown Crossing. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Dewey Square 700 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

"Crosswalk Anarchy" Concert

Arts, Tourism & Special Events From June to September, up-and-coming Berklee musicians will perform free concerts at Atlantic Wharf, a part of Berklee Summer in the City, presented by Natixis Global Asset Management. For more information on Berklee concerts in neighborhoods throughout Boston this summer, visit berklee.edu/events/summer. Crosswalk Anarchy is five Boston-based musicians who seek to blow your mind with an arsenal of sophisticated hip-hop fusion originals that have you singing along. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. Seaport. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:00 PM. Atlantic Wharf Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

T'ai Chi

Ongoing Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

City Council 's Committee on City, Neighborhood Services & Vetrans Affairs

City Council Detail Agenda attached: Docket #1055 - hearing regarding litter caused by unsolicited delivery circulars. http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014081304050-da1241.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4645. Contact: Michael J. Nichols. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 1:00 PM. City Hall, Curley Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit cityofboston.gov.

Brighton Community Blood Drive

Brighton A Brighton Community Blood Drive (American Red Cross) will be held on August 28 from 1:00 p.m to 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Never Too Late Group

Central Library New England Conservatory. Enjoy music from the Classical Period for a clarinet quintet chamber ensemble featuring violinist Yoonhee Lee. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

Hyde Park Learn to play chess or checkers with expert instructor Charlie Cleary. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 5-13 years old. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Teen Anime Club

Hyde Park Come and join us at the Teen Anime Club. We are now streaming great Anime series over wireless Internet and will watch feature films when they become available. Our current series is Fairy Tail and we are watching newer episodes in Japanese with English subtitles. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Book Group. Community Meeting. Computers/Technology. Concerts / Live Music. Film. Performing Arts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6177540026. Contact: Grantley Payne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Fields Corner Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Bowdoin Street Health Center 230 Bowdoin St Dorchester, MA 02122.

Teen Book of the Month

Central Library We are reading the second half of The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart. Snacks will be provided. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Homework Help Drop-in Interview Session

Egleston Square The Boston Public Library is looking for teens to work as paid Homework Help mentors in the 2014-15 school year. Applicants must be a rising high school sophomore, junior, or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, enjoy working with children in grades K-8, and be able to work at least 2 afternoon shifts per week. Job description and application available at www.bpl.org/boost. Accepting applications for the following branches only: Adams Street, Charlestown, Codman Square, Connolly, Egleston Square, Faneuil, Grove Hall, Mattapan, and North End. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Dudley Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174421322. Contact: Allegra Lovejoy. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus Route 45. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Dudley Town Common Closest address: 350 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119.

East Boston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6175684783. Contact: Katie Tong. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. MBTA: Blue Line - Maverick Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Lewis Mall 209 Sumner St Boston, MA 02128.

Hyde Park Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 2154982852. Contact: Morgan Houk. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. MBTA: Bus Route 32. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cleary Square Closest Address: 1269 Hyde Park Ave Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Mattapan Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6176962900. Contact: Vickey Siggers. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: Red Line - Mattapan. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Church of the Holy Spirit 525 River St Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.mattapanfoodandfitness.org.

ReVision Urban Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178223276. Contact: Shani Fletcher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus Route 22. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club 15 Talbot Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Art Workshop

Central Library Children are invited to decorate a wearable foam visor to wear while out in the sun. For ages 5 and up. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Jamaica Plain Loring-Greenough Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Market runs until sundown. Phone: 617-524-3158. Contact: Elissa May. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line- Green St. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: EBT. SNAP. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Loring Greenough House 12 South St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit loring-greenough.org.

Pandora, Podcast, and Painting

Mattapan Release your inner artist as we create different art projects while we listen to music and various podcasts. Have fun and be creative. Thursdays at 4 p.m. from July 10 - August 28. No class July 24 or July 31. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Free Night at the ICA

Arts, Tourism & Special Events FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Phone: (617) 478-3100. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

After Work Tai Chi

West End Come and try this low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo. If you have any questions you can contact Nicky & John Collins at tai-chi@macheads2.net. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Back-to-School Bingo Night

Uphams Corner One last hurrah at the library before school starts: Come test your Bingo luck for a chance to win fun prizes. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series

Public Event For three months this summer, Bostonians, visitors and adventurers big and small can enjoy all of the pleasures of a New England summer – sun-splashed days, breezy nights and most notably, the water. This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again become one of Boston’s liveliest outdoor entertainment venues when it launches its 16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on Thursday, June 12, 2014 (continuing through Friday, August 29, 2014). One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Now in its 16th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. As the sun sets, the harbor comes alive with different bands performing nightly on the hotel’s floating barge. Cool breezes, passing yachts, Chef Daniel Bruce’s award-winning cuisine and cocktails al fresco all… Phone: 617-439-7000. Contact: Heather Greenbaum. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line to South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Film. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Countdown to Kindergarten

Lower Mills Children entering kindergarten (K0, K1, & K2) for the first time in the Boston Public Schools are invited to attend a Kindergarten Days Celebration this summer. Kids can wear their yellow Countdown to Kindergarten t-shirt and join in the fun. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

ESL Conversation Group

Brighton An ESL conversation group meets every Monday and Thursday at the Brighton Branch Library at 6 p.m. Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers in an informal and friendly environment. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Get Social: A Beginner's Guide to Social Media for Businesses

Central Library Social media has evolved into a necessary element of any marketing plan. Consumers on social networks expect to be able to find and connect with you. In this class, you'll learn about the role of key social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest and how to start engaging consumers on these platforms. Steph Parker, Senior Social Strategist, Brand Content at General Assembly is the speaker. Registration is encouraged via http://bit.ly/1wWmbaI. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library at Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

East Boston Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. These groups are free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Intercambio English/Spanish-Ingles/Espanol Conversation

Jamaica Plain Casual conversation group for English speakers who want to learn Spanish and Spanish speakers who want to learn English. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

Ongoing La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada). Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (called a “set book”), each binding is crafted with the unique materials and methods that reflect the maker’s skills and artistic interpretation. North Bennet Street School, which offers training programs and workshops in bookbinding, is the fourth stop of the show’s international touring schedule. The exhibit originated in Paris, then traveled to Quebec City, Montreal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec before arriving in Boston. Phone: 617-227-0155x180. Contact: Nancy Jenner. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket, Green and Orange lines. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. North Bennet Street School 150 North St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.nbss.edu.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

ESL Conversation Group

Jamaica Plain Practice speaking English with other new English language learners. All levels welcome. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Baby Playgroup

Central Library Friday mornings are a special time for young children and their caregivers to play and socialize in the Central Library. Developmentally appropriate toys will be available for families with children ages 3 and under. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups please call 617-859-2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Story Time in Hemenway Park

Adams Street Weather permitting. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Films

Grove Hall Enjoy short films just right for preschool-aged children. Starts at 10:30 a.m. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Boston Nature Center

Hyde Park A Mass Audubon teacher naturalist will introduce children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Each program offers a different nature-based theme with engaging, hands-on experiences. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games/Gaming. Nature. Performing Arts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Disney Morning Movies

Lower Mills Stop by the lower Mills Library and enjoy animated films starring some of your favorite Disney characters. Large groups must register. July 11: Snow White July 18: Sleeping Beauty July 25: Cinderella August 1: Brave August 8: Beauty and the Beast August 15: The Princess and the Frog August 22: Tangled August 29: Frozen. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Music and Movement with Little Groove

Mattapan Join us as we have fun making music and moving along to some tunes with Little Groove. Children will get to be a part of the musical experience, using their bodies and voices to sing along to catchy songs and will also have fun using real instruments such as drums, shakers, and tambourines. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Countdown to Kindergarten

South Boston Children entering kindergarten (K0, K1, & K2) for the first time in the Boston Public Schools are invited to attend a Kindergarten Days Celebration this summer. Kids can wear their yellow Countdown to Kindergarten t-shirt and join in the fun. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Every week we read three books on a particular theme,do finger plays, and sometimes make crafts. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. The full schedule of Art & Architecture tours is available online at http://www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Preschool Films

Codman Square Come watch three films for preschoolers every week in our auditorium. Camp groups and preschools are welcome. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Boston Medical Center Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174147003. Contact: David Maffeo. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line- Longwood Medical Area. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Boston Medical Center Shapiro Lobby 725 Albany St Boston, MA 02118.

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 7818938222. Contact: Peter Bowne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line- Copley. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

Family Nurturing Center Baby Playgroup

Grove Hall Summer is a great time to network for new parents. Join us Friday mornings at 11:30 a.m for a new FNC Baby Playgroup for babies up to 18 months. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

1010 Mass Ave Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6175345685. Contact: Catalina Lopez-Ospina. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line- Andrew Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 1010 Mass Ave Parking Lot 1010 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher

West End Join Polly Fletcher, Get Your Vibe On Coach and Occupational Therapist, for a Guided Visualization Meditation series. Guided visualization works by utilizing sensory impressions to produce peaceful feelings. What better way to reclaim lost energy during a stressful day or week. Guided Imagery can lower your heart rate, blood pressure and reduce stress in just a few minutes. Feel restored and rejuvenated to tackle your next obstacle or just to feel greater enjoyment as you transition into your weekend. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Concerts in the Courtyard: American Century Music

Central Library American Century Music makes its fifth annual appearance on the Boston Public Library's Concerts in the Courtyard Series with a program for string quartet, featuring Charles Ives' String Quartet No. 1. American Century Music, founded in 2010 by conductor Scott Parkman, is dedicated to performing the works of American composers from the American twentieth Century. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Friday, August 29, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. McKim Courtyard Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

End of Summer Reading Party

Dudley If you’re finished with Summer Reading, celebrate with snacks and video games. If you are not quite done yet, we can work on it together. For teens ages 13-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Marilyn Monroe Film Series: Seven Year Itch

Lower Mills Seven Year Itch, 1940, PG- 92 min. When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Community Room Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Boston Nature Center

Honan- Allston A Mass Audubon teacher naturalist will introduce children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Each program offers a different nature-based theme with engaging, hands-on experiences. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games/Gaming. Nature. Performing Arts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Noir Fridays

South End August 1: Stage Fright. August 8: It Happened One Night. August 16: NO FILM. August 22: Bringing Up Baby. August 29: Jezebel. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, August 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

ReVision Urban Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178223276. Contact: Shani Fletcher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus Route 29. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Blue Hill Avenue 1062 Blue Hill Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Friday Films

Mattapan After a long week at school, come relax in the Mattapan Teen Room with Friday Films. Every Friday afternoon come kickoff your weekend with a great movie. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 29, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Homework Help Drop-in Interview Session

Mattapan The Boston Public Library is looking for teens to work as paid Homework Help mentors in the 2014-15 school year. Applicants must be a rising high school sophomore, junior, or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, enjoy working with children in grades K-8, and be able to work at least 2 afternoon shifts per week. Job description and application available at www.bpl.org/boost. Accepting applications for the following branches only: Adams Street, Charlestown, Codman Square, Connolly, Egleston Square, Faneuil, Grove Hall, Mattapan, and North End. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, August 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178253846. Contact: Shaquille Jones. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Ashmont Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Ashmont Station Peabody Plaza 1900 Dorchester Ave Boston, MA 02127.

Harvard-Allston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174965022. Contact: Vinay Devadanam. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. MBTA: Bus Route 70. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Swiss Bakers Parking Lot 168 Western Ave Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit edportal.harvard.edu.

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series

Public Event For three months this summer, Bostonians, visitors and adventurers big and small can enjoy all of the pleasures of a New England summer – sun-splashed days, breezy nights and most notably, the water. This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again become one of Boston’s liveliest outdoor entertainment venues when it launches its 16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on Thursday, June 12, 2014 (continuing through Friday, August 29, 2014). One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Now in its 16th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. As the sun sets, the harbor comes alive with different bands performing nightly on the hotel’s floating barge. Cool breezes, passing yachts, Chef Daniel Bruce’s award-winning cuisine and cocktails al fresco all… Phone: 617-439-7000. Contact: Heather Greenbaum. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line to South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Film. Friday, August 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

The Fifth Annual Mass Brewers Fest

Public Event Join us for the 5th Annual Mass Brewers Fest on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 6pm-9:30pm We will be sampling 100+ different beers from 30+member breweries, including a special collaboration brew! What: Local beer, live music by Three Day Threshold, and a great way to spend one of the last nights of summer! Where: The World Trade Center Head House Concourse - a beautiful indoor/outdoor venue on Boston's historic waterfront. Cost: $40.00 advance purchase with beer samples included! RAIN or SHINE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Silver Line. Type of Event: Food & Dining. Friday, August 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The World Trade Center Head House Concourse 200 Seaport Blvd Boston, MA 02210.

Glass Fridays

Public Event Are you 21+ and interested in trying new things!? On the last Friday of every month Diablo welcomes you to an evening full of glass and wine! This event is perfect for a night out with friends, a fun date, or a way to meet new friends. Spend three hours in one of our studios to experience an introductory taste of working with hot glass in either glassblowing ($95) or bead-making ($75). Have fun learning new skills, making a glass keepsake of your own. Afterwards, you are invited to watch a glassblowing demonstration by our talented glass artists while socializing with the other attendees and a glass of wine! 6:30 – 9:00 Workshop (You play with glass!) 9:00 – 9:30 Glassblowing demonstration with wine and talk. Space is limited! Call now to reserve your spot! Phone: 6174427444. Contact: Doris Martinez. Cost: $75-$95. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. MBTA: Roxbury Crossing (train stop and 66 bus). Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Performing Arts. Visual Arts. Food & Dining. Friday, August 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Diablo Glass School 123 Terrace St Boston, MA 02120. For more info visit www.diabloglassschool.com.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, August 29, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

Election Department Testing Voting Machines

Election Testing Accu-Vote voting machines for upcoming State Primary Elections. http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014081222020-1d89c5.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3767. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 9:00 AM. Room 200 400 Frontage Rd Boston, MA 02118.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Fields Corner Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Fields Corner Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Fields Corner 150 Park St Dorchester, MA 02122.

Roslindale Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Contact: Ben Sommer. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roslindale. MBTA: Orange Line - Forest Hills Station, Bus connections. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Commuter Rail Parking Lot S Conway St Roslindale, MA 02131. For more info visit www.roslindale.net.

Yoga

Ongoing Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Math 101 for Children Age 4 to 7

Central Library Each workshop will feature a story with a math theme as well as counting and writing exercises. At the end of the workshops, children will be able to identify and write the numbers 1-250. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

End-of-Summer Book Sale

South Boston Adult, teen, and juvenile hardcover and paperback books, CDs, and DVDs will be available for purchase at the lowest prices around at South Boston Branch's End-of-Summer Book Sale. Don't miss the bargains. All proceeds benefit the South Boston Branch. This special event is sponsored by the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Book Sale. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Families. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ICA Play Date

Ongoing Free admission for up to two adults per family when accompanied by children 12 and under. Each month the Play Date has a different theme and varying activities. Look at the website for specifics. Phone: (617) 478-3100. Cost: Free. Audience: Families. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

Codman Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 330-827-6140. Contact: Gina Edwards. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Shawmut. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Codman Square 590 Washington St Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit codmancouncil.wordpress.com.

Egleston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-669-4891. Contact: Kate Peppard. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line - Stony Brook Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Center 39 Brookside Ave Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit eglestonfarmersmarket.org.

Ghost World (Movie)

Honan- Allston Viewing of the movie based on Ghost World by Daniel Clowes our book discussion book for August. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Book Group. Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. The full schedule of Art & Architecture tours is available online at http://www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). College Students. Adults. Seniors. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. McKim Lobby Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

CANCELED - Learn to Knit

Faneuil Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pinhole Camera Workshop

Hyde Park Local photographer Tommey Seggers will guide participants through the steps to make a pinhole camera out of simple materials. The cameras can take photos outdoors or in bright light. Limited to 10 participants so you must leave your name and contact info with friendshplibrary@yahoo.com or with library staff. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Menino Hall Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

English/Spanish Language Exchange / Intercambio de Idiomas en Inglés y Español

Connolly English speakers can learn Spanish and Spanish speakers can learn English in this fun, informal conversation class. Hablantes de español pueden aprender inglés y hablantes de inglés pueden aprender español en esta clase divertida e informal de conversación. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

MC Spins Records Outdoor Library Concert Series

Dudley Please come and take pleasure in the many great musical resources that you can find at the library as MC Spins Records samples the great Old Skool, Blues, Gospel, Jazz/Funk and Soul music from the BPL collection. Every week, a different artist will be featured. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Allston Village Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-254-7564. Contact: Emma Walters. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. MBTA: Green B Line- Harvard Ave. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: EBT. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jackson-Mann School Plaza 500 Cambridge St Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Jamaica Plain Bank of America Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-997-7381. Contact: Abram Spritzler. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line - Green Street. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Senior Coupons. WIC. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bank of America 677 Centre St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Marshalls Farm Stand

Farmers Markets End date not confirmed. Phone: 9783147262. Contact: Robert Marshall. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line- Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Waterfront 70 E India Row Boston, MA 02110.

Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

Public Event Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for free live performances of pop, R&B, bluegrass, roots, folk, Latin, and more. All that's needed to enjoy an afternoon of music is a ferry ticket. The concerts – Saturdays July 12 and 26, and August 9, 23, and 30 – are part of Berklee Summer in the City presented by Natixis Global Asset Management. Berklee’s Summer Concerts at Georges Island are accessible by ferry from Boston’s Long Wharf North, next to Christopher Columbus Park (MBTA Blue Line to Aquarium Station, Green or Orange Lines to Haymarket Station). Ferry tickets can be purchased at the Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. For more information, visit bostonharborislands.org. Saturday, August 30 2:00 pm – Ludovica Burtone, an Italian violinist, composer, and arranger, came to Berklee in 2012 to follow her passion for jazz. Burtone… Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fort Warren at Georges Island 66 Long Wharf Boston, MA 02110.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

Hyde Park Learn to play chess or checkers with expert instructor Charlie Cleary. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 5-13 years old. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, August 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

The Harper and The Minstrel: A Renaissance & Celtic Music Program

South Boston Please join us for a late summer afternoon's entertainment with The Harper and The Minstrel, the talented and versatile multi-instrumentalists Jay and Abby Michaels. Their unique sound, influenced by Celtic, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Folk, and Rock music is provided by their voices joined with instruments including the Medieval Irish Harp, the Renaissance Gothic Harp, the Irish Wooden Flute, and many others. This special event is sponsored by the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Anime Society for Teens

Central Library We will now meet Saturdays at 2:30 p.m during July and August to watch an episode of anime, learn some basic Japanese, and play Wei Qi (AKA: Go). Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, August 30, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Places, Landscapes and Travel Photography Workshop

Public Event This workshop is for the person who wants to take exceptional photographs of their holidays and capture those amazing landscapes you only see in magazines or on postcards. Learning the difference between a happy-snap and a photograph, you will learn to use the manual settings on your camera to ensure that you never miss capturing one of those special holiday moments or captivating sunsets, and we will make sure you have a photograph you will treasure forever. This three-hour specialized workshop includes correct use of light and color, composition and framing of your image, identifying the key focus in your landscape, balancing your image, finding the right angle and perspective and ensuring that the photograph you take tells the story of your travels to everyone who looks at it. A tripod is highly recommended for this workshop. Remember Forever is one of the leading companies in the world for landscape and travel photography. Location corner of Joy and Beacon Street boston Commons Maximum 15 i… Phone: 646 736 3231. Contact: Nicole Ballard. Cost: $47.50 use discount code camera50. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Boston Commons. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Boston Commons Joy St Boston, MA 02114. For more info visit www.rememberforever.co.

Mattapan Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6176962900. Contact: Vickey Siggers. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: Red Line - Mattapan. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, August 31, 2014, 1:00 AM. Church of the Holy Spirit 525 River St Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.mattapanfoodandfitness.org.

Central Library Closed (Labor Day Observance)

Central Library The Central Library in Copley Square will be closed on Sunday, August 31, and all Boston Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Cost: Free. Sunday, August 31, 2014. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

SoWa

Farmers Markets Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical Center. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SoWa Open Market 500 Harrison Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit newenglandopenmarkets.com.

West Roxbury Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6173230486. Contact: Leslie Belay. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. MBTA: Bus station at Centre and Corey. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Sunday, August 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bank of America 1857 Centre St West Roxbury, MA 02132.

All Boston Public Library Locations Closed (Labor Day Observance)

Adams Street The Central Library in Copley Square will be closed on Sunday, August 31, and all Boston Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day. Library: Adams. Brighton. Central Library. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. Dudley Literacy Center. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. North End. Orient Heights. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. South End. Uphams Corner. West End. West Roxbury. Cost: Free. Monday, September 1, 2014. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Labor Day Week

Sanitation Holidays No Delay of trash or recycling collection in Back Bay, Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown, Fenway, Leather District, Mission Hill, North End, Roxbury, South Boston, and the South End. Allston/Brighton, Dorchester, East Boston, Jamaica Plain*, Mattapan, Roslindale, West Roxbury and Hyde Park, delayed a day. *If you live in Jamaica Plain and your trash is picked up 2 times per week, do not delay. Report Missed Pickup. Monday, September 1, 2014, 6:00 AM – Saturday, September 6, 2014, 5:00 PM.

La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

Ongoing La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada). Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (called a “set book”), each binding is crafted with the unique materials and methods that reflect the maker’s skills and artistic interpretation. North Bennet Street School, which offers training programs and workshops in bookbinding, is the fourth stop of the show’s international touring schedule. The exhibit originated in Paris, then traveled to Quebec City, Montreal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec before arriving in Boston. Phone: 617-227-0155x180. Contact: Nancy Jenner. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket, Green and Orange lines. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Monday, September 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. North Bennet Street School 150 North St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.nbss.edu.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Monday, September 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Dress to Express at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Express yourself. Put on a costume, mix and match, and strut down the runway. Dance to the music. Use your imagination and pretend. Museum hours are Monday-Thursday 9-5 Fridays 9-9 pm and weekends 10-5. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14, on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Monday, September 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Boston Public Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line - Haymarket. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Monday, September 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Marshalls Farm Stand

Farmers Markets End date not confirmed. Phone: 9783147262. Contact: Robert Marshall. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line- Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Monday, September 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Waterfront 70 E India Row Boston, MA 02110.

South Boston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets marosher@sbhc.org. Contact: Mary Lou Rosher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: West Broadway Bus Stop. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Monday, September 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West Broadway Bus Stop 446 W Broadway Boston, MA 02127. For more info visit bostonfarmersmarkets.org.

Back to School: Geography in the Classroom

Central Library American schoolchildren have studied geography since the late 18th century. Traditionally viewed as an essential subject for boys’ and girls’ education, geography was taught to children in primary school, and to young adults studying in high school and college settings. In this display of forty maps, globes, games, atlases and related objects, we see the evolution of geographic education, examine the visual aids used by teachers in the classroom, and marvel at unique student-produced geography projects from the late 18th to the 20th centuries. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Exhibition. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014 – Sunday, January 25, 2015. Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

Ongoing La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada). Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (called a “set book”), each binding is crafted with the unique materials and methods that reflect the maker’s skills and artistic interpretation. North Bennet Street School, which offers training programs and workshops in bookbinding, is the fourth stop of the show’s international touring schedule. The exhibit originated in Paris, then traveled to Quebec City, Montreal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec before arriving in Boston. Phone: 617-227-0155x180. Contact: Nancy Jenner. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket, Green and Orange lines. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. North Bennet Street School 150 North St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.nbss.edu.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Board of Appeals Hearing

Board of Appeals Phone: 617-635-4775. Contact: Derric Small. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Brighton. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Dorchester. Downtown. East Boston. Fenway-Kenmore. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Mission Hill. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. Seaport. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 9:30 AM. City Hall 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Boston City Council's Committee on Post Audit and Oversight (Yancey)

City Council The subject of the hearing is: Re: Parks and Cemetery Orders ........ Docket #0362 FY2013 Audited Financial Statements...... Docket #0363 FY2014 Budget........ Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/postaudit2014.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

ESL Intermediate English Class

Dudley Literacy Center This is an ESL Intermediate English class for people who already have a basic understanding of the English language. This class will introduce more complex grammar, and offer several opportunities for reading, writing, and speaking. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Literacy Center Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Films

Dudley On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury MA.

Toddler Story Time

East Boston Join us for stories, songs, games, and simple crafts. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Preschool Story Time

Egleston Square Share stories, songs, and other early learning activities with the children's librarian every week. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on the Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Story Time

Lower Mills Join Ms. Angela for Story Time. We will read stories, sing songs, dance, play and make crafts. This program is appropriate for children ages 5 and younger. Large groups must sign up in advance. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Tuesday Morning Baby and Toddler Story Time

Roslindale Babies through two-year-olds and their adult companions are invited to join music therapist Sharin Horvitz in song and dance each week. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Mother Goose on the Loose

South Boston Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program focuses on a 8 week series of stories, songs, fingerplays, music and more. This is part of the Reading Readiness program with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Reading Readiness Story Time

Uphams Corner Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes, and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. The sessions last about 45 minutes and include time for free play. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Hour

West End Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Code Academy

Dudley Join Akunna in the Teen Room to learn how to use Ruby, a powerful yet beginner-friendly programming language used for professional web apps all over the world. For teens ages 13-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Beginning Internet Classes

Brighton Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available on a one-on-one basis to get you started. Please call the Brighton Branch for an appointment and ask for Alan. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Reading Readiness

Charlestown Caregivers and toddlers from 18-36 months, please join us for fun age-appropriate activities that prepare little minds for later reading and math instruction. We will learn to recognize shapes, sort objects, put events in order, and guess what happens next. Toddlers will enjoy going for a shape walk, playing with dough, and learning chants and movements. Adults will participate with toddlers and will take home resources to extend learning. Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 7818938222. Contact: Peter Bowne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line- Copley. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

Dewey Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Downtown Crossing. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Dewey Square 700 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Dorchester House Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6172883230. Contact: Mary Lynch. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Fields Corner Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Dorchester House 1353 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.dorchesterhouse.org.

Jamaica Plain Bank of America Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-997-7381. Contact: Abram Spritzler. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line - Green Street. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Senior Coupons. WIC. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bank of America 677 Centre St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Mission Hill Roxbury Crossing

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174276919. Contact: Barry Twomey. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Orange Line - Roxbury Crossing Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Roxbury Crossing Station 1400 Tremont St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120.

Claude Reigns Film Series for Adults

South Boston The Claude Reigns Film Series for Adults features stars one of Hollywood's leading character actors, Claude Rains in four films: September 2: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, co-starring James Stewart (1939/129 min.) September 16: Mr. Skeffington, co-starring Bette Davis (1944/146 min.) September 23: The Sea Hawk, co-starring Errol Flynn (1940/127 min.) September 30: Deception, co-starring Bette Davis (1946/115 min.). Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

Hyde Park Learn to play chess or checkers with expert instructor Charlie Cleary. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 5-13 years old. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Countdown to Kindergarten

South End Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Teen Wii Gaming

Central Library Play either Naruto or Mario Kart Galaxy on the Wii. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

LEGO Builders Club

Central Library Let's build something together at our LEGO Builders Club. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for LEGO and DUPLO fun. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Drop-in Knitting

West Roxbury Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

On the Trail of Our Ancestors: Intermediate Genealogy Lecture Series

Central Library Treating Our Sources as Evidence: Let's Get all 'Sherlock' About our Genealogy Sources. Sometimes the information you need to break through a brick wall is already on your desk. Evidence analysis helps you to wring the last little bits of value from a document. Correlation and comparison of evidence from many sources leads to breakthroughs. The Genealogical Proof Standard (G.P.S.) provides our roadmap. Barbara will also update us on the status of current and proposed laws that limit our access to those needed documents. Barbara Jean Mathews is a professional genealogist who works as a verifying genealogist for the Massachusetts Society of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, and as a genealogist for the Welles Family Association. She is the representative of the Board for Certification of Genealogists to the National Records Access and Preservation Committee and contributes to the Sentinel Blog and to her own website, The Demanding Genealogist. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Craft Time

South Boston Come by for a drop-in craft you will make with your very own hand or footprint. Babies will love the sensory experience of paint on their feet or hands and older kids will love decorating their creation. Ages 0-5. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Lego Builders

Uphams Corner Make your imagination a reality with Lego spaceships, Lego dragons, and Lego buildings – anything and everything Lego. The first 15 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. Ages four and up. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Environment Department - South End Landmark District Commission

BLC Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082520040-f846b5.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-635-3850. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Hatha Yoga Class

Fields Corner A weekly yoga class taught by intregal yoga instructor Alicia Zipp. Beginners are welcome. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Boston Transporation Department - Valet Parking

City Clerk Detail Agenda Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082123020-301152.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4680. Contact: Daniel R Nuzzo. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Boston Zoning Commission

City Clerk Detail Agenda Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082521440-1a2918.pdf. Phone: 617-722-4300 ext 4308. Contact: Jeffrey Hampton. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #900, 9th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

Ongoing La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada). Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (called a “set book”), each binding is crafted with the unique materials and methods that reflect the maker’s skills and artistic interpretation. North Bennet Street School, which offers training programs and workshops in bookbinding, is the fourth stop of the show’s international touring schedule. The exhibit originated in Paris, then traveled to Quebec City, Montreal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec before arriving in Boston. Phone: 617-227-0155x180. Contact: Nancy Jenner. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket, Green and Orange lines. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. North Bennet Street School 150 North St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.nbss.edu.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Video and sound installation all about looking up (or down) at the sky. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14 on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Boston City Council's Committee on Government Operations (Flaherty)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Docket #1157 Petition for a special law re: changes in the name of the State-Boston Retirement system....... Detail Posting Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082703090-03819c.pdf. Phone: 617-635-1185. Contact: Christine O'Donnell. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:30 AM. Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Children's Films

Connolly Short, fun films for young children. Groups welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Story Time

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for story time. Pre-registration is required. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Little Bones: Yoga & Story

Faneuil Preschool story and yoga with Karen Fabian of Bare Bones Yoga. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Preschool Films and Fun

Fields Corner Preschool fun for kids ages 2 and up. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on the Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Circle Time

Lower Mills Bring your toddlers to the Lower Mills Branch for Circle Time. Children will listen to short stories, move along to fun songs, and play together. Appropriate for children three and younger, but all children are welcome.  Large groups must sign up in advance. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Toddler Story Time

South Boston Please join us for twenty minutes of songs, rhymes and stories with free play afterward. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Hour

West End Library: West End. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

CANCELED - ESL Conversation Group

Brighton Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 PM.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Baby Story Time: Mother Goose on the Loose

Uphams Corner Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program focuses on a 9-week series of stories, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, music, and more. This is part of the Reading Readiness program with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Countdown to Kindergarten

West Roxbury Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Boston Public Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line - Haymarket. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Boston Consumer Affairs and Licensing - Violation

City Clerk Detail Agenda Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082722230-0ce51b.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4165. Contact: Patricia Malone. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:15 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Mommy and Me Story Time

Hyde Park This story time is for little ones ages 1- 4 years old accompanied by an adult. Enjoy stories, a song, and a paper craft. Free and open to the public.No registration required. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Boston City Council - Weekly Meeting

City Council NO MEETING (Labor Day). Phone: 617-635-3040. Contact: Central Staff. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Beth Israel Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6176670335. Contact: Grantley Payne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line- Longwood Medical Area Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. EBT. SNAP. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 330 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215.

Charlestown Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6172418866. Contact: Terry Kennedy. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. MBTA: Orange Line- Community College Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Austin and Main Plaza Closest Address: 175 Main St Charlestown, MA 02129.

Marshalls Farm Stand

Farmers Markets End date not confirmed. Phone: 9783147262. Contact: Robert Marshall. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line- Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Waterfront 70 E India Row Boston, MA 02110.

Midweek Midday Matinee

Honan- Allston Bollywood: September 3,  Bride & Prejudice. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Emergency Preparedness Display

Contact: 617.635.1400. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red line to South Station. Type of Event: National Preparedness Month. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM. South Station Food Court Summer Street & Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Homework Help Drop-in Interview Session

Central Library The Boston Public Library is looking for teens to work as paid Homework Help mentors in the 2014-15 school year. Applicants must be a rising high school sophomore, junior, or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, enjoy working with children in grades K-8, and be able to work at least 2 afternoon shifts per week. Job description and application available at www.bpl.org/boost. Accepting applications for the following branches only: Adams Street, Charlestown, Codman Square, Connolly, Egleston Square, Faneuil, Grove Hall, Mattapan, and North End. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Study Break

Dudley Take a break from your work. We’ll make a snack in the kitchen, then hang out in the auditorium – a food-allowed, drinks-allowed, noise-allowed space. You can work while you eat, play music, watch videos, or just talk with your friends. For teens ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Gardening at the Library

Mattapan Join us in the library garden as we grow and learn about all types of fruits and vegetables. You may get a little dirty. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Banned Book Month Film Series-- To Kill a Mockingbird

West End Celebrate Banned Book Month with these 4 films. Sponsored by The Friends of the West End Branch Library. September 3- To Kill a Mockingbird (1962, 130 minutes, not rated). September 10- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975, 135 minutes, rated R). September 17- The Outsiders (1983, 91 minutes, Rated PG). September 24- The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012, 102 minutes, rated PG-13). Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Story and Craft Program for Ages 4-7

Central Library Come hear stories and do a related craft. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Free Night at the Museum of Fine Arts

Arts, Tourism & Special Events Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution (suggested donation $25). Phone: (617) 267-9300. Cost: Free (Voluntary Contribution). Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green E Line: Museum of Fine Arts. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 9:45 PM. The Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.mfa.org.

Boston City Council's Committee on Education (Jackson)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Docket #1336 Resolution re: calling for School Committee to delay a vote on the proposal for the new constructed schools....... Detail Posting Attached.......... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014082721380-a31d50.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4562. Contact: Cora Montrond. MBTA: Dudley Station, Bus #19, 23, 28 or 41. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. Grove Hall Community Center 51 Geneva Ave Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Improving Your Credit Score

Central Library Need to plan? Learn about the importance of credit scores: What can lower it, and what you can to do raise it. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.