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Troops for Fitness Bootcamp

Parks Events A circuit style class that incorporates strength and cardio into one high-impact workout. Contact: Gary. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line, Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Friday, October 31, 2014, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. Christopher Columbus Park 110 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02110.

Troops for Fitness Core & Strength Conditioning

Parks Events Core Strength & Conditioning- Target your core muscles (abs, back, trunk) with moves to strengthen and tone with a combination of cardiovascular training to burn calories and tone muscles. Please meet at the track. Contact: Justin G. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Bus #5, #16 Old Colony Ave @ Msgr O'Callaghan Way. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Friday, October 31, 2014, 6:30 AM. Joe Moakley Field South Boston, MA.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

The Glass Menagerie

Ongoing "The Glass Menagerie” centers on the Wingfields, a disconnected family living in illusions. Amanda basks in her days as a young Southern belle through countless retellings of all her gentlemen callers. Her son, Tom, spends his time writing poetry and longs for the adventure he finds in movies. And Tom’s sister, Laura, spends her days caring for her collection of glass animals. But the arrival of gentleman caller awakens possibilities for Laura, as well as Tom and Amanda. Will illusions be shattered or crystallized? For better or for worse? Robbie McCauley directs this quintessential Tennessee Williams play. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors. Mainstage is wheelchair accessible. For tickets and information, please contact Pamela Green at (617) 541-5380 or pgreen@rcc.mass.edu. Phone: 617-541-5380. Contact: Pamela Green. Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students and seniors. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. MBTA: Roxbury Crossing. Type of Event: Theatre. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM. Mainstage Theater at the Media Arts Center 1234 Columbus Ave Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit rcc.mass.edu.

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, October 31, 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, October 31, 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, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

ESL High Beginner English Class

East Boston This is an ESL High Beginning English Class for people with some experience. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Lecture Hall East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Meridian Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Baby/Toddler Music Time

Egleston Square Sing, dance, read, and play with the children's librarian in this musical story time designed for children ages 0-2. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

CANCELED - Lapsit Story Time

Fields Corner Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Stories and Crafts

Grove Hall Celebrate the spookiness of October with stories and a fun craft at 10:30 a.m. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Activity Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

JP Jubilee: A Voice Class for Older Adults

Jamaica Plain Come learn to sing, keep your voice healthy, and occasionally perform in the community. This vibrant group is taught by JP resident Liz Anker and welcomes new members, especially new English speakers. All levels of singing and musical backgrounds welcome. For seniors, ages 55 and older. Preregistration required for new members. Call 617-524-2053. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Slightly Scary Preschool Film Series

Lower Mills Children will enjoy short animated films based on slightly scary pictures books. Oct. 3-The Teacher from the Black Lagoon. Oct. 10-Slightly Scary Stories. Oct. 17-Day of the Dead. Oct. 24-Teeny Tiny Witch Woman. Oct. 31-It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Preschool Reading Readiness

Mattapan 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. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Reading Readiness

Roslindale The Reading Readiness program meets on Friday mornings from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for six weeks. For children ages 3-5 years. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4238 Washington Street 02131.

Baby Lapsit

Brighton Stories, songs, and lapsit activities for children under two years of age with a caregiver. Adult participation required. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

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, October 31, 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, October 31, 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, October 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

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, October 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

Drop In Computer Help

Lower Mills Drop in with your computer questions or for help downloading e-books or magazines to your device. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher

West End Want more energy and focus? Join Polly Fletcher, Get Your Vibe On Coach and Occupational Therapist, for Guided Visualization Meditation. Strengthen your Mental Focus and transform limiting thoughts to reduce stress and improve overall health. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Nature. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Boston Educational Development Foundation Meeting

City Clerk Meeting Agenda Attached. Phone: 617-635-9700. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Friday, October 31, 2014, 1:00 PM. Boston Public Schools Building - 7th Floor - Lincoln Room 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Fantasy Film Series: Bell, Book and Candle

Lower Mills A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, October 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Teen Book of the Month

Central Library This month we will discuss the book Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Arte y Cultura Hispana for kids

Hyde Park In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month local educator Maria Conte will offer an after school workshop for kids each week introducing the art of a Spanish artist. Participants will also try simple art techniques and also learn several Spanish vocabulary words based on the lesson plan. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Noir Fridays

South End October 3- The Ox-Bow Incident , October 10- Murder My Sweet , October 17- Lured , October 24- Friendly Persuasion , October 31- All About Eve. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Friday, October 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Halloween Goosebumps Movie Marathon

Uphams Corner Scare yourself silly before heading out to trick-or-treat with a Goosebumps movie marathon at the library... BOO. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

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, October 31, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Halloween Fun For Kids Under 7

Central Library Come in a costume for Halloween themed stories and songs. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM. Rey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Teen Halloween Party

Central Library Enjoy Halloween games and snacks. Prizes will be given. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Lego Club

East Boston Come create, build, and imagine at Lego Club. Ages four and up. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Halloween Craft

Mattapan Join Miss Meghan in the Craft Room as we make a spooky craft in honor of Halloween. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Halloween Party and Neighborhood Stroll

Connolly From 3:30-4:15 p.m. Fun activities and treats. At 4:15 p.m. stroll around Hyde Square to local businesses. Sponsored by the Friends of the Connolly Branch Library. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Connolly Branch Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Woodworking Class for Youth

Fields Corner The Eliot School woodworking program teaches basic woodworking skills using simple hand tools. By making objects out of wood, students learn to measure, sand, saw, hammer, join, glue, work with texture, and more. Projects include making a nameplate, building a tic-tac-toe board, and making a book safe. Ideal for ages 10-15. This program will run for 10 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Fields Corner Branch at (617) 436-2155. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Halloween on the Hill

Boston Centers for Youth & Families Celebrate Halloween in Mission Hill! Friday, October 31st from 4-8 pm. From 4-6pm youth can Trick or Treat at Local Business with Mission Hill Main Streets. Prizes will be available for the first people to get stamps from all the stops on the Halloween on the Hill Map! Maps and bags available at the BCYF Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont Street. From 4-6pm there will also be Pony Rides behind the BCYF Tobin Community Center, Healthy Snacks and Games at Sheehy Park with Sociedad Latina and Boston Children’s Hospital, Haunted House at 2 New Whitney Street with Roxbury Tenants of Harvard, Arts activities with the Museum of Fine Arts and MissionSAFE at the BCYF Tobin Community Center. Accompanied children can also Trick or Treat in Mission Park around 2 New Whitney Street during this time. Between 5:30 - 7pm youth and adults can visit the Haunted Hallways at the BCYF Tobin Community Center. Some local businesses participating this year are Mike's Donuts, Lilly's Gourmet Pasta, Mission Hill… Phone: 8572370933. Contact: Maggie Casey. Cost: Free. Audience: Families. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. MBTA: Orange Line (Roxbury Crossing). Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Friday, October 31, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. BCYF Tobin Community Center 1481 Tremont St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120.

Make Music Boston

Public Event Make Music Boston will not be available on September 18, 19, 25, 26; Oct 2 and 31. Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D website www.lawnond.com for artist lineup. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

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, October 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Diablo Glass School 123 Terrace St Boston, MA 02120. For more info visit www.diabloglassschool.com.

Vivaldi L'estro Armonico

Public Event Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky and friends present an imaginative brew of musical inspiration and thrilling challenge. Vivaldi’s sublime L’estro armonico concertos, music that greatly influenced Bach, are paired with Tartini’s Devil’s Trill Sonata, a piece made legendary by its fiendish difficulty. Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader Period Instrument Orchestra VIVALDI Concerto for 2 violins in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11 VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 9 VIVALDI Concerto for 4 violins in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1 TARTINI Devil’s Trill Sonata CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 6, No. 10 VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major RV 208, Grosso Mogul. Phone: 617 266 3605. Contact: boxoffice@handelandhaydn.org. Cost: Varies. Audience: All Ages. MBTA: Symphony. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit handelandhaydn.org.

Brown Box Theatre Project presents BLUE WINDOW

Ongoing BLUE WINDOW by Craig Lucas Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project Directed by Anna Trachtman Before, during and after a Manhattan dinner party, the guests are revealed with touching comic irony as a cross-section of modern day humanity. The colorful cast includes a narcissistic actor, a parachute instructor, an aspiring songwriter, a secretary, and a lesbian couple. Performances October 31 - November 2 & November 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free! Visit http://brownboxtheatre.org/blue.html for reservations. Contact: Talia Curtin, talia@brownboxtheatre.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red/Silver Line, Commuter Rail (South Station). Type of Event: Theatre. Friday, October 31, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. Atlantic Wharf 290 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit brownboxtheatre.org.

Much Ado About Nothing

Ongoing Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm. Phone: (617) 933-8600. Cost: $14.75-$30. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Copley, Arlington, Back Bay Station. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, October 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts 527 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bostontheatrescene.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, October 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

The Glass Menagerie

Ongoing "The Glass Menagerie” centers on the Wingfields, a disconnected family living in illusions. Amanda basks in her days as a young Southern belle through countless retellings of all her gentlemen callers. Her son, Tom, spends his time writing poetry and longs for the adventure he finds in movies. And Tom’s sister, Laura, spends her days caring for her collection of glass animals. But the arrival of gentleman caller awakens possibilities for Laura, as well as Tom and Amanda. Will illusions be shattered or crystallized? For better or for worse? Robbie McCauley directs this quintessential Tennessee Williams play. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors. Mainstage is wheelchair accessible. For tickets and information, please contact Pamela Green at (617) 541-5380 or pgreen@rcc.mass.edu. Phone: 617-541-5380. Contact: Pamela Green. Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students and seniors. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. MBTA: Roxbury Crossing. Type of Event: Theatre. Friday, October 31, 2014, 8:00 PM. Mainstage Theater at the Media Arts Center 1234 Columbus Ave Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit rcc.mass.edu.

Troops For Fitness Bootcamp

Parks Events A circuit style class incorporating strength and cardio into one high-impact workout. Contact: Justin P. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: Bus #28, Blue Hill & Almont. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Hunt Almont Park 40 Almont St Mattapan, MA 02126.

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, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Commuter Rail Parking Lot S Conway St Roslindale, MA 02131. For more info visit www.roslindale.net.

Boston Children's Theatre: Fall Classes Session 2

Ongoing Boston Children’s Theatre offers the highest-quality classes and workshops for ages 4 to 19. Whether you are looking for an introduction to drama or for advanced training in theatre or musical theatre, we have the class or workshop for you! Classes are offered year-round, and range in length from one day to eight weeks. Check out the class listings and age groups above. If you have any questions not answered here on the website, please contact Jay Pension, Program Coordinator at 617-424-6634 x221, or e-mail us. Phone: 617.424.6634. Contact: Toby Schine. Cost: N/A. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green line to Copley. Type of Event: Theatre. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. The Benjamin Franklin Institute 41 Berkeley St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit bostonchildrenstheatre.org.

LUNGevity’s Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk

Public Event Register now for LUNGevity Foundation's ninth annual Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk, set for Saturday, Nov. 1, starting at DCR's Mother's Rest Area at Carson Beach in South Boston. Participants will walk to raise $250,000 for LUNGevity Foundation, which funds critical lung cancer research, including local research projects conducted at Boston universities and hospitals, as well as advocacy, education and support across the country. Register in advance or onsite at 10 a.m. The speaking program is at 10:30 a.m. and includes the presentation of the 2014 Walk Honoree; the walk kicks off at 11 a.m. A closing ceremony, which includes an award program for top fundraisers, will immediately follow the walk. The registration fees are $25 for adults; $15 for lung cancer survivors, seniors, and students with valid IDs; $10 for youth 13 years or younger; and youth age 3 and under are free. Since 2006, the Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk has raised more than $1 million for lung cancer research. The Breathe Deep Boston 5K W… Cost: $10-$25. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM. DCR's Mother's Rest Area at Carson Beach 25 William J Day Blvd Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit events.lungevity.org.

Volunteer for LUNGevity's Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk

Public Event LUNGevity Foundation's Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk is seeking volunteers to assist with registration, set-up, breakdown, parking, serving refreshments, and serving as route marshals at the ninth annual event. Participants will walk to raise $250,000 for LUNGevity Foundation, which funds critical lung cancer research, advocacy and support, locally and across the country. Since 2006, the Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk has raised more than $1 million for lung cancer research. The Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk is one of more than 80 LUNGevity events that take place annually across the country, which since 2002 represent almost $16 million spent on 100 research projects at 56 institutions in 23 states. The ninth annual Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1 at DCR's Mother's Rest Area at Carson Beach in South Boston from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To volunteer for the Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk, visit lungevity.org/boston or call (312) 407-6100. About LUNGevity Foundation LUNGevity Foundation… Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. South Boston. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM. DCR's Mother's Rest Area at Carson Beach 25 William J Day Blvd Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit events.lungevity.org.

Family Gym (Roxbury location)

Ongoing Looking for a free, fun way to be active with your kids? Drop by Family Gym, a play program for families with children ages 3-8 to get up, out and moving together. Family Gym takes place most Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at BCYF’s Recreation Center at Madison Park in Roxbury. Family Gym is free and open to all, no pre-registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Phone: (617) 373-7615. Contact: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures, healthykids@neu.edu. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Orange Line (Ruggles). Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. BYCF's Recreation Center at Madison Park 55 Malcolm X Blvd Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Laptop Class Fall/Winter

Mattapan Laptop Classes are held every Saturday in Study Room 3. Please call ahead for more information or visit the Mattapan Branch for a schedule of topics for each class. Please call 617.298.9218 for more information. Call the Mattapan Branch library at 617.298.9218, to reserve your seat for the laptop class. Space is limited. If no space is available you will be placed on a wait list. Please check before the class date to see if a place has become available. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Troops for Fitness Parkour

Parks Events Parkour is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training.Practitioners aim to get from A to B in the most efficient way possible. This is done using only the human body and the surroundings for propulsion, with a focus on maintaining as much momentum as possible while still remaining safe. Parkour can include obstacle courses, running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling, quadrupedal movement, and the like, depending on what movement is deemed most suitable for the given situation. Please meet on the middle their where the playground is. See you all there. Contact: Vince. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. MBTA: Bus #36, Charles park Rd & Rivermoor St. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Millenium Park 300 Gardner St West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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, November 1, 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.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures-Blackstone Community Center

Ongoing Looking for a free, fun way to be active with your kids? Drop by Family Gym, a play program for families with children ages 3-8 to get up, out and moving together. Family Gym takes place most Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at BCYF’s Recreation Center at Blackstone in the South End. Family Gym is free and open to all, no pre-registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Phone: 617-373-7615. Contact: Samantha Bowen- s.bowen@neu.edu. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Families. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Walks & Races. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Blackstone Community Center 50 W Brookline St Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures-Holland Community Center

Ongoing Looking for a free, fun way to be active with your kids? Drop by Family Gym, a play program for families with children ages 3-8 to get up, out and moving together. Family Gym takes place most Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at BCYF’s Recreation Center at Holland in Dorchester. Family Gym is free and open to all, no pre-registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Phone: 9545585679. Contact: Samantha Bowen- s.bowen@neu.edu. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus 15, 17, or 19. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Walks & Races. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Holland Community Center 85 Olney St Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Duplo Days

Fields Corner Please join us for mornings filled with building, books, and fun. Lego Duplo blocks are available for the first twelve children who arrive. For children ages two to five years old accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Please call the library to register. Sponsored by Fields Corner Children Thrive. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

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, November 1, 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.

Learn To Knit

Faneuil Learn to knit: even if you have never picked up knitting needles (or if you once learned but have forgotten) this introduction to knitting will get you on track. You will learn the basics and create some fun, fast projects to show off. Materials will be supplied at the first class. Register at the Circulation Desk or call 617-782-6705. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Troops for Fitness Family Yoga

Parks Events Three types of yoga will be offered: family, therapeutic and Beats & Breath. Participants will learn easily accessible yoga postures (poses), teachings and practices that can ease the body and the mind. This yoga program can assist in reduction of stress and emotional, physical and metal pain. All levels and experience welcome. Contact: Jessica C. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green Line, Copley Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Copley Square Bay.

Homework Help

Central Library Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required.  Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Spanish/English 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, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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, November 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bank of America 677 Centre St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Hatha Yoga

Fields Corner Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Grave Undertakings: A Tour of Downtown Boston's Burying Grounds

Public Event Explore three of downtown Boston's burying grounds and learn about the customs surrounding death and dying in Puritan New England. Dig deeper into the religious views, practices, symbolism, and traditions of death in Boston. Beginning at King's Chapel Burying Ground, this tour will lift the veil of mystery surrounding gravestone art and how styles of gravestones changed over the years, how the poor were buried when there wasn’t room for a potter’s field, how the evolution of small, haphazardly laid out graveyards to modern-day suburban cemeteries was spearheaded in the Boston area and how rum played a role in it all. Who knew death could be so much fun? The tour lasts 90 minutes and will proceed rain or shine. Purchase tickets online beforehand or on the day of the tour from your guide (cash only). Phone: 617-367-2345. Contact: Boston By Foot. Cost: $15. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Park Street. Type of Event: Historical. Tours. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. King's Chapel Burying Ground 58 Tremont St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit bostonbyfoot.org.

Carla Hall, Celebrity Chef and Co-Host of ABC’s “The Chew” Comes to Boston

Public Event Lekker Home, the destination for mid-century modern, independent, and exclusive home furnishings is excited to welcome Chef Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s lifestyle show “The Chew” and author of the recently published Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World, for an exclusive recipe demonstration and book signing. Carla’s recipe demonstration and book signing at Lekker Home is the only Boston appearance scheduled in her current national book tour. Inspired by Carla’s love of family suppers and international flavors, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World features a mouthwatering variety of international dishes together with heartfelt stories of fostering relationships through food. Phone: 617.542.6464. Contact: rsvp@lekkerhome.com. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Silver Line. Type of Event: Author Talk. Food & Dining. Talks & Lectures. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Lekker Home 1313 Washington St Boston, MA 02118.

The Glass Menagerie

Ongoing The Glass Menagerie” centers on the Wingfields, a disconnected family living in illusions. Amanda basks in her days as a young Southern belle through countless retellings of all her gentlemen callers. Her son, Tom, spends his time writing poetry and longs for the adventure he finds in movies. And Tom’s sister, Laura, spends her days caring for her collection of glass animals. But the arrival of gentleman caller awakens possibilities for Laura, as well as Tom and Amanda. Will illusions be shattered or crystallized? For better or for worse? Robbie McCauley directs this quintessential Tennessee Williams play. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors. Mainstage is wheelchair accessible. For tickets and information, please contact Pamela Green at (617) 541-5380 or pgreen@rcc.mass.edu. Phone: 617-541-5380. Contact: Pamela Green. Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students and seniors. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. MBTA: Roxbury Crossing. Type of Event: Theatre. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM. Mainstage Theater at the Media Arts Center 1234 Columbus Ave Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit rcc.mass.edu.

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, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Ragtime

Brighton Ragtime. Hear the music and learn its history.Come hear the works of Scott Joplin, Zez Confrey and Jelly Roll Morton performed on the piano along with the music of other influential composers, performers and ensembles of jazz and classical music. As he plays these works, musician and educator, Richard Travers will give us an appreciation of ragtime as an art form. He will also tell us something of its history beginning with how the piano was the main instrument used for popular entertainment at the turn of the century. All are welcome. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Brown Box Theatre Project presents BLUE WINDOW

Ongoing BLUE WINDOW by Craig Lucas Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project Directed by Anna Trachtman Before, during and after a Manhattan dinner party, the guests are revealed with touching comic irony as a cross-section of modern day humanity. The colorful cast includes a narcissistic actor, a parachute instructor, an aspiring songwriter, a secretary, and a lesbian couple. Performances October 31 - November 2 & November 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free! Visit http://brownboxtheatre.org/blue.html for reservations. Contact: Talia Curtin, talia@brownboxtheatre.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red/Silver Line, Commuter Rail (South Station). Type of Event: Theatre. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. Atlantic Wharf 290 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit brownboxtheatre.org.

Richard Goode, piano

Public Event Celebrated American pianist Richard Goode is one of the most acclaimed interpreters of Beethoven. BEETHOVEN The Last Word Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109 Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Opus 110 Selections from Bagatelles, Opus 119 Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Opus 111. Phone: 617-482-6661. Cost: Tickets start at $35. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line (Symphony Station). Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. NEC's Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit celebrityseries.org.

BJM

Ongoing This performance will also take place at the same theatre on Sunday, November 2, 3pm (same pricing). Part ballet, part modern, part street dance, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal defies categories with its blend of hip, funky moves infused with infectious energy, humor, and imagination. The internationally renowned repertory company, also known as BJM, continues to evolve with all the vitality and spirit of exploration for which it has been known since its inception in 1972. Led by Artistic Director Louis Robitaille since 1998, BJM presents the Boston premiere of Closer, choreographed by Benjamin Millepied, and new works by Andonis Foniadakis, and Rodrigo Pederneiras from Grupo Corpo. Cost: $69, $58, $44 Reserved seating (includes Majestic Theatre $1.50 restoration fee). Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Chinatown / Leather District. MBTA: Orange or Red line to Downtown Crossing. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College 219 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.worldmusic.org.

Much Ado About Nothing

Ongoing Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm. Phone: (617) 933-8600. Cost: $14.75-$30. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Copley, Arlington, Back Bay Station. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts 527 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bostontheatrescene.com.

Halloween For Hope

Public Event In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Slater Foundation and the Ellie Fund are teaming up for a night of great music, dancing, and fun @ The Place in Boston, MA. This party will feature hosted bars with exclusive beverage sponsors, complimentary appetizers, DJ, costume prizes and more! You don't want to miss out so make your donation of $35 before October 14 to reserve your spot, ticket cost after this date is $45, while available. https://elliefund.ticketbud.com/halloween-for-hope for ticket sales. Phone: 781-449-0100. Contact: Hillary McManama. Cost: $35 before 10/14 and $45 thereafter while available https://elliefund.ticketbud.com/halloween-for-hope. Audience: Adults. College Students. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Orange or Red Line to Downtown Crossing. Type of Event: Non-Profit Fundraiser. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 AM. The Place 2 Broad St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.elliefund.org.

MissionSAFE 5K Road Race

Public Event Join MissionSAFE and run/walk to help Boston youth transform their lives, prevent violence and improve their communities! MissionSAFE is proud to host the inaugural "MissionSAFE 5K Road Race" on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Artesani Park, along the Charles River. All proceeds from the event will help MissionSAFE continue to provide critical services to some of Boston's most at-risk youth. For more info on MissionSAFE, please visit our website at www.missionsafe.org The event has been carefully crafted to ensure that runners of all speeds and experience levels participate comfortably, will be four heats as outlined below. If you are unsure which is the best one for you, please feel free to contact Alex Danesco @ alex.danesco@missionsafe.org or (781) 510-9040. Phone: 781 510 9040. Contact: Alex Danesco. Cost: $35 individual $500 team sponsorship. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Brighton. MBTA: 70, 70A, 86 Bus. Type of Event: Walks & Races. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. DCR's Artesani Park 1234 Soldiers Field Rd Boston, MA 02135.

The Patricia Adams Show & Ray Santisi Trio

Public Event The first Sunday of each month, Jazz vocalist, Patricia Adams and the Ray Santisi Trio entertain you with songs from Tin Pan Alley and Harlem renaissance. The band features Berklee College of Music professor and international jazz legend Ray Santisi [piano], Dave Zox [bass], Gary Johnson [drums] and Patricia Adams [vocals]. Reviewed by The Boston Globe as "A knockout of a show" people come from as far away as Maine and New York to hear this great music, played in the authentic styles of composers Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter et. al. For a preview go to www.myspace.com/patriciaadams/radio The brunch menu offers select specialties of Chef Mitch from Belgium waffles to salmon hash, traditional and creative breakfast and lunch fare. There is something for every palate. Ryles' Sunday jazz brunch is a great way to introduce children of all ages to jazz. There is no cover charge. The venue is wheelchair accessible and family friendly. All major credit cards are accepted. Two complimentary pa… Phone: 617 876 9330. Contact: Ryles Jazz Club. Cost: No Cover. Neighborhood: MBTA: Red Line to Harvard Square. Type of Event: Food & Dining. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Ryles Jazz Club, Sunday Brunch 212 Hampshire St Cambridge, MA 02139. For more info visit www.rylesjazz.com.

"Mommy and Me" Infant Massage Class

Ongoing “Mommy and Me” – Infant Massage Class (This class teaches mothers how to massage their infant baby to help improve digestion, circulation, relief for teething pain, help waste elimination and more). Space is limited! Phone: 617-391-7179. Contact: Reed Wazorko. Cost: $40. Audience: Adults. Families. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket T Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Next Level Fitness 133 Endicott St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit clients.mindbodyonline.com.

Homework Help

Central Library Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Sunday, November 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

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. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Vivaldi L'estro Armonico

Public Event Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky and friends present an imaginative brew of musical inspiration and thrilling challenge. Vivaldi’s sublime L’estro armonico concertos, music that greatly influenced Bach, are paired with Tartini’s Devil’s Trill Sonata, a piece made legendary by its fiendish difficulty. Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader Period Instrument Orchestra VIVALDI Concerto for 2 violins in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11 VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 9 VIVALDI Concerto for 4 violins in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1 TARTINI Devil’s Trill Sonata CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 6, No. 10 VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major RV 208, Grosso Mogul. Phone: 617 266 3605. Contact: boxoffice@handelandhaydn.org. Cost: Varies. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Symphony. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit handelandhaydn.org.

Brown Box Theatre Project presents BLUE WINDOW

Ongoing BLUE WINDOW by Craig Lucas Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project Directed by Anna Trachtman Before, during and after a Manhattan dinner party, the guests are revealed with touching comic irony as a cross-section of modern day humanity. The colorful cast includes a narcissistic actor, a parachute instructor, an aspiring songwriter, a secretary, and a lesbian couple. Performances October 31 - November 2 & November 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free! Visit http://brownboxtheatre.org/blue.html for reservations. Contact: Talia Curtin, talia@brownboxtheatre.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red/Silver Line, Commuter Rail (South Station). Type of Event: Theatre. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. Atlantic Wharf 290 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit brownboxtheatre.org.

Much Ado About Nothing

Ongoing Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm. Phone: (617) 933-8600. Cost: $14.75-$30. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Copley, Arlington, Back Bay Station. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts 527 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bostontheatrescene.com.

Deadline - Quarterly tax payments

Quarterly real estate tax payments are due the first weekday of February, May, August, and November. Phone: 617-635-4287. Contact: Taxpayer Referral and Assistance Center. Monday, November 3, 2014. 1 City Hall Square Boston MA 02201. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Troops for Fitness Running Club

Parks Events Running Club- - This steady paced jog to promotes fat loss and improves cardiovascular fitness, where the entire family is invited. Please meet at 90 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02110. Contact: Gary. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line, Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. Bean Town bootcamp 90 Canal St Boston, MA 02114.

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, November 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Films for Preschool Children

Roslindale Preschool films are for children ages 3 to 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or cancelled. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale MA 02131.

Toddler Story Time

South End Nursery rhymes, songs, story, and a simple craft and play time for toddlers. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Little Groove Music Classes

West End Little Grove music classes are designed to help infants, toddlers, and preschoolers learn and interact through sound, sight, and touch in a live music setting. Children enjoy taking part in the musical experience, using their bodies and voices to sing along to catchy songs that help them build important motor and social skills. They will also have fun using real instruments such as drums, shakers, and tambourines. Children also interact with puppets, bubbles, balls, pom poms, building blocks, and one large parachute. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Committee on Post Audit and Oversight (Yancey)

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: Docket #1607 http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102703100-23ff5c.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4203. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM. City Hall, 5th Floor, Iannella Chamber 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Films for Children

North End On Mondays, come and watch children films at the North End Branch. Please call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

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, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Tai Chi

Fields Corner Please join us for an 8-week course in Tai Chi taught by Kevin Leblanc. Mr. Leblanc is a practitioner of Yang Style Tai Chi. He is a student of Vincent Chu, son of Gin Soon Chu, founder of the Gin Soon Chu School located in Chinatown. Participants are encouraged to wear loose clothing and flat foot wear. Please bring a towel and water bottle if desired. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. For more information please contact the library at 617.436.2155, or Kevin at kevleb72@gmail.com. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

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. Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Social Media Basics – An Introduction to Facebook and Twitter

North End Come for a brief introduction to Facebook and Twitter. Learn the basics of what social media tools are, how they work, and what they can do for you. If you have your own device and a Facebook or Twitter account, you can follow along or you can sit back and learn the basics before you sign up. Bring any questions you have, and we'll try to answer them. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Monday, November 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

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 Mondays at 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.; Fridays at 11:00 a.m. and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street.

Teens Wii Gaming

Central Library Play Naruto or Mario Kart Galaxy. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, November 3, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Fields Corner 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: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Monday, November 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Homework Help

Adams Street Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Adams. Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. North End. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, November 3, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Adams. Brighton. Central Library. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Lower Mills. South Boston. West Roxbury. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. South Boston. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Woodworking Class for Youth

Jamaica Plain The Eliot School woodworking program teaches basic woodworking skills using simple hand tools. By making objects out of wood, students learn to measure, sand, saw, hammer, join, glue, work with texture, and more.Projects include making a nameplate, building a tic-tac-toe board, and making a book safe. This program will run for 10 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Jamaica Plain Branch at (617) 524-2053. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Practice Speaking English

South End Join our English Conversation Group. Practice speaking English in a friendly setting with native English speakers. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. South End Branch Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Papel Picado Paper Craft

Uphams Corner Come learn about Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, and make colorful skull tissue paper decorations. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class

Dudley Join Bonita Jones, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Instructor and certified massage therapist for an 8 week free stress reduction course. Learn mindfulness meditations and gentle yoga to improve health, reduce chronic pain, stress, anxiety and depression. October 20 is an MBSR Orientation Class. Preregistration is encouraged. Call or email Bonita Jones at 617-445-8946, bbjbosma@aol.com. This program is funded by the Fellowes Trust Fund. Library: Dudley. Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Crafty Mondays

Hyde Park Join us for make and take seasonal crafts. Free and open to the public. November 3 - Veterans Day Cards. Children will make cards to be sent to a local Veterans hospital. November 10 - Scarecrows. Use a paper plate and construction paper to make a scarecrow. November 17 - Celebrate National Young Readers Day. Assemble a foam bookmark. November 24 - Thanksgiving Decorations. Create a festive decoration for your holiday table or door. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

English Second Language Course for Local Businesses

Dudley Do you need to communicate better with your customers? Can you make a two hour, twice a week time commitment beginning this fall? Register for DSMS’s English Second Language Course for local businesses. Co-sponsored by the Fellowes Athenaeum Fund, The Boston Main Streets Foundation, & Dudley Square Main Streets. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

ProfDev: Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

Public Event Are you tired of conversations that involve aggravation, intimidation and manipulation? Want to communicate in a way that fosters respect, peace and connection? Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev introducing Nonviolent Communication on Monday, November 3rd from 6:00-8:30 PM. Learn the basic principles of NVC and a specific communication method that you'll be able to apply right away! Fee: $10 advance/ $20 door is split with the trainers. Limited space - register ahead of time: www.sojust.org Credit cards accepted online. Cash only at the door. Newcomers always welcomed! *This is a fragrance-free event. Please do not wear fragrances (scented lotions, perfumes, etc.) or smoke just prior to attending. Thank you.* Speaking Peace - An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is a way of communicating that strengthens our ability to stay in touch with our humanity and get our needs met, even under difficult circumstances. Instead of habitual response… Phone: 617-555-1212. Contact: Socializing for Justice. Cost: $10-$20. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Neighborhood: Downtown. Seaport. MBTA: Redline/South Station. Type of Event: Social Networking. Talks & Lectures. Workshops & Classes. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The Nonprofit Center 89 South St Boston, MA 02111.

Book Discussion Group

South Boston Join our book discussion group. At our next meeting, we will discuss: The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey. The meeting will take place Monday, November 3, at 6 p.m. All adults are welcome to participate in our book discussion group, which meets once a month on Monday evenings. If you are interested, please pick up your copy of The Flight of Gemma Hardy at the circulation desk. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Special Book Discussion

South Boston Please join us for a special book discussion of this year's One City, One Story title: Sublimation by Jennifer Haigh, a story that explores the intergenerational dynamics in one family as they tackle topics of gender nonconformity, emotional connection, and the existential crises that accompany aging. One City One Story is Boston Book Festival's version of an all-city read. #1C1S. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

West Roxbury Come practive speaking English with our conversation group at the West Roxbury Branch. This group is free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

ESL Conversation Group

Brighton ESL conversation group.Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Troops for Fitness Zumba

Parks Events Zumba is an exercise that incorporates music with fast and slow rhythms, as well as resistance training. Please meet on the multipurpose court. Contact: Meissa Jones. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line, Savin Hill Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Savin Hill Park 25 Caspian Way Dorchester, MA 02125.

Thanksgiving Family Craft Night

Connolly Make a fun turkey craft to celebrate the season. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Book Discussion: The Light Between Oceans

Charlestown We will be discussing The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Come by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

O.P.C. (Obsessive Political Correctness)

Public Event Eve Ensler (playwright, The Vagina Monologues and O.P.C. [Obsessive Political Correctness]) Moderated by Joyce Kulhawik (Emmy Award-winning arts & entertainment critic, JoycesChoices.com) Eve Ensler’s reputation as a 21st century leader in activism through art is legendary. Her play, The Vagina Monologues, continues to open countless eyes to the prevalence of violence against women and girls, while her “V-Day” philanthropic project has exploded into a marvel of fundraising, education, and programs. While much of the public is not fully aware of her indefatigable fight for women’s safety in various countries through V-Day, even fewer know of her work in Ciudad Juarez, Riyadh, and Bedford Hills. Boston’s own arts ambassador Joyce Kulhawik converses with Ensler on her latest production, O.P.C. (Obsessive Political Correctness), and what drives her to make the world a better place through theatre. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. MBTA: Red/Green Line (Park Street). Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. C. Walsh Theatre Suffolk University 41 Temple St Boston, MA 02114. For more info visit www.fordhallforum.org.

Brown Box Theatre Project presents BLUE WINDOW

Ongoing BLUE WINDOW by Craig Lucas Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project Directed by Anna Trachtman Before, during and after a Manhattan dinner party, the guests are revealed with touching comic irony as a cross-section of modern day humanity. The colorful cast includes a narcissistic actor, a parachute instructor, an aspiring songwriter, a secretary, and a lesbian couple. Performances October 31 - November 2 & November 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free! Visit http://brownboxtheatre.org/blue.html for reservations. Contact: Talia Curtin, talia@brownboxtheatre.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red/Silver Line, Commuter Rail (South Station). Type of Event: Theatre. Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. Atlantic Wharf 290 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit brownboxtheatre.org.

The Voice of Mali

Public Event The Voice of Mali (or, Mali Kan) is a stunning display of traditional Malian music and dance. Directed by associate professor Joe Galeota, this concert will feature one of the most respected djembe masters in the world, Moussa Traore, and special guest Balla Kouyate. Traore and his team of professional musicians and dancers, along with some of Berklee’s finest percussion students, will take the audience on an exhilarating musical caravan through some of Mali’s famous cities, including Bamako, Timbuktu, Segou, and Kaye. In doing so, they’ll play instruments such as the kora, balafon, flute, djembe, ngoni, and dunun. Cost: $10. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Monday, November 3, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Berklee Performance Center 136 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

City of Boston Election Call - State Election

Election State Election Information Attached in Various Languages Rotate Clockwise to see information. Phone: 617-635-3767. Contact: Boston Election Department. Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Polling Locations throughout the City -- 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM City Hall 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Election Day

Holidays Tuesday, November 4, 2014. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Troops for Fitness Core & Strength Conditioning

Parks Events Core Strength & Conditioning- Target your core muscles (abs, back, trunk) with moves to strengthen and tone with a combination of cardiovascular training to burn calories and tone muscles. Please meet at the track. Contact: Justin G. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Bus #5, #16 Old Colony Ave @ Msgr O'Callaghan Way. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:30 AM. Joe Moakley Field South Boston, MA.

Troops for Fitness Running Group

Parks Events This is a walking/running group. If you would like to bring your strollers and children please feel free. We will start of slow and progressively increase our pace as we continue on our fitness journey. Contact: Alvin Morton. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus #28, BLUE HILL AVE & ELLINGTON ST. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Columbia Road Entrance Dorchester, MA 02121.

Sea Squirts - Polar Animals: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Ongoing Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while encouraging the development of early science skills. Classes include free play, circle time, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617-973-5206 to reserve your space. A $2 service fee will be added to each non member ticket. Classes are held three times a day each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: $50 for members and $95 for nonmembers for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium's Ocean Center Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Math Power

Dudley Improve your math skills & your understanding of Common Core Math Standards. Lessons cover Pre-K math through Algebra 1. Register online by going to www.mathpower.neu.edu. Click Math Games and then click Register Here. This program is funded by the Fellowes Trust Fund. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Films

Dudley 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. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 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, November 4, 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, November 4, 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, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Toddler/Preschool Story Time: Firetrucks

Jamaica Plain We'll read I'm Brave and other firetruck tales. We'll also make a paper firetruck. For children ages 18 months-5 years. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Toddler Story Time

North End Rhymes, stories, and movement for those 16 months to 3 years (walkers) accompanied by a caregiver. No sign up necessary. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Family Story Time

Parker Hill Ages 1-5 enjoy story time and a craft. Siblings are welcome. Groups must register in advance. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

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, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Preschool Story Time

Uphams Corner We will sing songs, read books, and make crafts together as we strengthen early literacy skills. Best for ages 3-6. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Preschool Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes, movement and crafts for children ages three to five accompanied by an adult. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Preschool Story Time

Adams Street Join us every Tuesday morning at Adams St. Library for stories, action songs, fingerplays, and more. Create your own story-inspired craft to take home. This program is recommended for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Introduction to the Online Catalog

Central Library You can use the BPL catalog to search for and locate items, manage your borrowing, and add user content like comments, tags, and ratings. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square Commonwealth Salon 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116.

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, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Literacy Center Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Story Time

West Roxbury Stories, songs, and crafts based on a variety of themes. During November and December we will focus on skills for reading readiness, such as identifying numbers, shapes, and colors. For preschoolers ages 3-5. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

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, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

Baby Story Time

North End Bounces, rhymes, and songs for those ages birth to 15 months (prewalkers). Stay after to mingle with other caregivers and let your babies play. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:05 AM – 11:30 AM. North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

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, November 4, 2014, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Dewey Square 700 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

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, November 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Roxbury Crossing Station 1400 Tremont St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120.

CANCELED - ESL Conversation Group

West End Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

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, November 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Teens Wii Gaming

Central Library Play Naruto or Mario Kart Galaxy. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Future City

Hyde Park Participants explore the core challenges facing our nation’s cities, including energy generation, pollution, transportation, and more. Activities include designing and creating a story about a city in SimCity 5 and constructing a scale model. Facilitated by Northeastern University Center for STEM Education. This program will run for 12 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact Hyde Park at (617) 361-2524. Ideal for students in grades 5-8. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

CANCELED - Yoga for Seniors

West End Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM.

After-school Tutoring with 826 Boston

Grove Hall 826 Boston, a nonprofit youth writing center, provides free one-on-one tutoring to students ages 6-18 at the Grove Hall Branch. 826 Boston tutors work with students on their homework assignments, reading, and writing. Registered students are guaranteed a seat for a 3:30-4:15 p.m. or 4:15-5:30 p.m. session - email Edwin Gonzalez at edwin@826boston.org or call 617.442.5400 to sign up. Drop-in tutoring is also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit www.826boston.org to learn more. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.826boston.org.

Drop-in Knitting

West Roxbury Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Homework Help

Brighton Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Brighton. Charlestown. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. North End. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Central Library. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Mattapan. South End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Brighton. Dorchester. Mattapan. South End. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Anime Club

Dudley Join Veronica in the Auditorium to watch and discuss your favorite Japanese shows. All series requests will be considered. For teens ages 13-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Teen Craft Tuesday-Duct Tape Wallets

Grove Hall Come hang out with the new teen librarian and learn how to make your own duct tape wallet. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

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, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Drop-in Chess

Roslindale Drop-in after school. Learn how to play or just play a game of Chess. Mr. Neiditz will be on hand to assist all players. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Roslindale Branch Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale MA 02131.

Fiber Arts Class for Youth

South End The Eliot School fiber arts program teaches students the basics of working with wool, cotton, thread, yarn, felt, and more. Projects include rugs, potholders, ornaments, or simple keepsakes through weaving, tying, or gluing. Students also learn about history, different cultures, and creativity by reading books about fiber. Best for ages 8-12. This program runs for 10 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact South End Branch at (617) 536-8241. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

After School Crafts with Sherry

Codman Square Sherry Esking will do a variety of after school crafts for school aged children. Free and drop in. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Boston Waterways Workshop

Egleston Square Want to learn all about Boston’s water cycle and how are you a part of it? Join Adriana Cillo from the Boston Water & Sewer Commission for a fun, hands-on science workshop. For children ages 6-10. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

The Record Company

Fields Corner Matthew McArthur of The Record Company will be here to discuss the business side of the music and recording industry.  Following the presentation participants will have the opportunity to get hands on with music technology by experimenting with GarageBand on Apple iPads. For ages 18 and up. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Businesses. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

CORI Workshop at NAACP Boston

Human Services Cabinet Located inside Roxbury Plaza. Phone: (617) 427-9494. Contact: Stephanie Williams. Cost: FREE. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus Routes: 28, 19, 14, 23. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Boston Branch NAACP 330 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit s845.photobucket.com.

Pies and Tarts

Public Event Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect, flaky pie crust—or how to get the best-set filling? Just in time for the holiday pie season, professional baking instructor Janine Sciarappa will demonstrate these techniques and more. Students will receive step-by-step instruction, and develop the baking skills necessary to achieve professional results at home. Phone: 617-353-9852. Cost: $150. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line (Boston University West). Type of Event: Food & Dining. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:00 PM. Boston University Food & Wine Experiential Programs 808 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215. For more info visit www.bu.edu.

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, November 4, 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.

Troops for Fitness Cardio and Strength

Parks Events Cardio mixed with strength Bursts of cardio combined with intervals of strength training. Please meet at the Boathouse. Contact: Jessica R. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Jamaica Pond Boathouse 507 Jamaicaway Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

A People's History of the New Boston

South End Historian Jim Vrabel will speak about his new book A People's History of the New Boston which describes the grassroots efforts throughout Boston during the 1960s and 1970s over such issues as urban renewal, welfare reform, school desegregation, busing, and the Vietnam War. Copies of the book will be available for sale and refreshments will be served. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Aquarium Lecture Series: Marine Conservation Action Fund - Supporting Coral Reefs in India and Coastal Dolphins in Africa

Public Event The Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) is a unique program that supports the New England Aquarium’s commitment to ocean conservation by funding small-scale, high-impact projects across the globe. Dr. Rohan Arthur focuses his research on coral reefs across the world and the uncertain future they face. And yes, one of his stories involves a giant octopus. Dr. Gill Braulik will then take you on an adventure with river dolphins found in several of Asia’s largest river systems. Register online. Phone: 617-973-6596. Contact: AquariumLectures@neaq.org. Cost: Free to the public. Registration is required. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. New England Aquarium's Simons IMAX Theatre Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Brown Box Theatre Project presents BLUE WINDOW

Ongoing BLUE WINDOW by Craig Lucas Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project Directed by Anna Trachtman Before, during and after a Manhattan dinner party, the guests are revealed with touching comic irony as a cross-section of modern day humanity. The colorful cast includes a narcissistic actor, a parachute instructor, an aspiring songwriter, a secretary, and a lesbian couple. Performances October 31 - November 2 & November 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free! Visit http://brownboxtheatre.org/blue.html for reservations. Contact: Talia Curtin, talia@brownboxtheatre.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red/Silver Line, Commuter Rail (South Station). Type of Event: Theatre. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. Atlantic Wharf 290 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit brownboxtheatre.org.

AJR / Minor Soul

Public Event AJR, three brothers born and raised in New York City, has achieved success with "I’m Ready," a buoyant electro-pop single that has generated over 1 million YouTube views and thousands of sales, along with mentions in Billboard and the New York Post and heavy airplay on SiriusXM's Hits 1. AJR's tour dates last fall included shows with The Wanted, Demi Lovato, and Hoodie Allen. As possibly the only DIY pop group out there, the group writes, records, and produces everything from a living room in Chelsea. Minor Soul is an acoustic-pop band created by Jack and Max Wagner, brothers aged 22 and 20. Add an insatiable hunger for the latest sounds coming out of Europe and the US and you have a singer-songwriter duo that has been experimenting, performing, and writing together for years, displaying a deep sense of the ong crafting tradition. In 2011, Minor Soul recorded at Henson Studios in Los Angeles with Dave Stewart, formerly of the 1980s rock group the Eurythmics. The Stewart-produced music video for "Beneath M… Phone: 617 747-2261. Cost: $15 General Admission. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The Red Room at Cafe 939 939 Boylston St Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

An Evening with Preston Reed and Special Guest Usman Riaz

Public Event Preston Reed's audacious re-invention of acoustic guitar playing has influenced a generation of young guitarists, including Pakistani multi-instrumental composer Usman Riaz. They will be reunited for one night only for the first time since their hit performance at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland. Using the two-handed integrated percussive acoustic technique he pioneered in 1980s and ‘90s, Preston Reed fuses chord-based grooves, soaring melodic runs, and polyrhythmic percussion that integrates the breathtaking potential of the guitar body. Usman Riaz began playing classical piano at the age of six and taught himself to play a variety of instruments, using the internet as his teacher. A composer, multi-instrumentalist, visual artist, and filmmaker, Riaz has spoken and performed on the TED main stage as a TED fellow and has been traveling all over the world, sharing his artwork and music with audiences, to emphasize how all of us can use multimedia around us to further our talents. Riaz is now a senior TED… Phone: 617-747-2261. Cost: $25. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Berklee Performance Center 136 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

An Evening with Preston Reed and Special Guest Usman Riaz

Public Event Preston Reed's audacious re-invention of acoustic guitar playing has influenced a generation of young guitarists, including Pakistani multi-instrumental composer Usman Riaz. They will be reunited for one night only for the first time since their hit performance at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland. Using the two-handed integrated percussive acoustic technique he pioneered in 1980s and ‘90s, Preston Reed fuses chord-based grooves, soaring melodic runs, and polyrhythmic percussion that integrates the breathtaking potential of the guitar body. Usman Riaz began playing classical piano at the age of six and taught himself to play a variety of instruments, using the internet as his teacher. A composer, multi-instrumentalist, visual artist, and filmmaker, Riaz has spoken and performed on the TED main stage as a TED fellow and has been traveling all over the world, sharing his artwork and music with audiences, to emphasize how all of us can use multimedia around us to further our talents. Riaz is now a senior TED f… Phone: 6177476621. Cost: $12-$25. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Hynes Convention Center. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Berklee Performance Center 136 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

Sea Squirts - Polar Animals: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Ongoing Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while encouraging the development of early science skills. Classes include free play, circle time, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617-973-5206 to reserve your space. A $2 service fee will be added to each non member ticket. Classes are held three times a day each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: $50 for members and $95 for nonmembers for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium's Ocean Center Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

The Massachusetts Development Finance Agency Public Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102004070-dce977.pdf. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:00 AM. MassDevelopment Office 99 High St Boston, MA 02110.

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, November 5, 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, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Bilingual Sing Along

Faneuil Songs, fingerplays and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children. Groups, please preregister with Ann. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 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, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Babies and Books @ the Library

Jamaica Plain Babies, ages 6-18 months, are invited to join us for bounces, rhymes, stories, and songs. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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, November 5, 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

South End Stories, songs, and a craft based on seasonal themes. During September and October, we will focus on skills for reading readiness,  especially for preschoolers ages three to five. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Toddler Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes and movement for children 18 months to 3 years accompanied by an adult. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Reading Readiness

Brighton 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. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

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, November 5, 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.

English Conversation Class

Faneuil Practice speaking English in an informal and friendly group setting with other ESL students and new English speakers. Groups are led by a native English speaker. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.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. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

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 papercraft. Free and open to the public. No registration required. November 5 - What Time is It? November 12 - Whales. November 19 - Time to Shop. November 26 - Lots of Thanks. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Boston City Council - Weekly Meeting

City Council All meetings are open to the public and are also available on Comcast Channel 8, RCN Channel 83, and on webcast. Meetings are subject to change at the call of the Council President. Agendas are available within 48-hours of the scheduled meeting. Phone: 617-635-3040. Contact: Central Staff. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, November 5, 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, November 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Computer Basics

Lower Mills Learn how to identify computer hardware and software by name and the basics of getting a computer to function. Please register in advance to attend workshops and ask about individual trainings to fit your schedule. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Neighborhood Innovation District Committee Listening Tour

Neighborhood Innovation District Committee The City of Boston's "Neighborhood Innovation District Committee" will work to expand innovation and entrepreneurship in the City of Boston by identifying policies, practices, and infrastructure improvements to support the development of innovation districts throughout the City.  This is part of several listening tours that will be held throughout the neighborhoods.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Phone: 617-635-2903. Contact: Kathryne Benesh. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. West End Branch Library 151 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02114.

Midweek Midday Matinee

Honan- Allston Film:  Eat Drink Man Woman, 1994. Star Sihung Lung, Yu-Wen Wang and others. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:05 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Facebook Basics and Q&A

Brighton Come in with any Facebook question and we'll try to find an answer. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square Commonwealth Salon 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116.

OverDrive for Teens

Central Library Learn how to use OverDrive to download free e-books and audiobooks. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, November 5, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

American Politics Film Series-- The American President

West End Celebrate Election Day with our American Politics Film Series. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library. November 5- The American President (1995, 114 minutes, rated PG-13) November 12- All the President's Men (1976, 138 minutes, rated PG) November 19- Dave (1993, 110 minutes, rated PG-13) November 26- Game Change (2013, 118 minutes, not rated). Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge St Boston MA 02114.

Neighborhood Innovation District Committee

Central Library The City of Boston's Neighborhood Innovation District Committee will work to expand innovation and entrepreneurship in the City of Boston by identifying policies, practices, and infrastructure improvements to support the development of innovation districts throughout the City. This is part of several listening tours that will be held throughout the neighborhoods. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Businesses. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Computers for Beginners, Week 1

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. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Future City

Mattapan Participants explore the core challenges facing our nation’s cities, including energy generation, pollution, transportation, and more. Activities include designing and creating a story about a city in SimCity 5 and constructing a scale model. Facilitated by Northeastern University Center for STEM Education. This program will run for 12 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Mattapan Branch at (617) 298-9218.  Ideal for students in grades 5-8. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Homework Help

Adams Street Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Adams. Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Neighborhood Innovation District Committee Listening Tour

Neighborhood Innovation District Committee The City of Boston's "Neighborhood Innovation District Committee" will work to expand innovation and entrepreneurship in the City of Boston by identifying policies, practices, and infrastructure improvements to support the development of innovation districts throughout the City.  This is part of several listening tours that will be held throughout the neighborhoods.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Phone: 617-635-2903. Contact: Kathryne Benesh. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Boston Public Library 700 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116.

Free Night at the Museum of Fine Arts

Arts & Culture 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, November 5, 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.

Neighborhood House Charter School Governance Committee Meeting

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102902240-cafaf9.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4600. Contact: Pam Daniels. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Sullivan & Worcester 1 Post Office Sq Boston, MA 02109.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Adams. Central Library. Egleston Square. Honan-Allston. North End. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Dorchester. North End. Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Kids' Club: Harriet the Spy Turns 50

Jamaica Plain We'll celebrate the 50th anniversary of Harriet the Spy with a party.  We'll read from the book, decorate a spy notebook, experiment with invisible inks, and create a secret code.  Also, in Harriet's honor there will be cake and milk. For children ages five and up. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Parker Hill Taking Steps is an exciting arts education program that provides dance training. Participants experience a wide variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, salsa, African, Indian, flamenco, and folk.  Facilitated by Boston Ballet. This program will run for 8 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Parker Hill Branch at (617) 427-3820. Ideal for students in grades 4-8. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Sugar Skull Face Painting

Uphams Corner Decorate your face or arm with a colorful sugar skull design inspired by traditional Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) sugar candy skulls. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Meet The Lenders

Boston Home Center $hopping for the best deal in Boston? Meet The Lenders is a one-stop shopping opportunity to meet mortgage lenders and learn about special mortgage programs, money to close, free mortgage pre-qualification, affordable homeownership listings applications, home repair, lead paint assistance and sign up for a free homebuyer and credit course. Phone: 617-635-4663. Contact: The Boston Home Center. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Paris Street Community Center 112 Paris St Boston, MA 02128. For more info visit dnd.cityofboston.gov.

The South End Landmark District Commision Public Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102401590-953162.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3850. Contact: Meghan Hanrahan. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:30 PM. City Hall, 5th Floor, Piemonte Room 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Learn to Knit

Egleston Square This is a 3 week continuation of a program currently taking place on Wednesdays in October. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

American Legion Playground at Franklin Park Community Meeting

Parks Community Meeting Notice Attached. Phone: 617-961-3019. Contact: Lauren Bryant. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM. Franklin Park Golf Course Club House Jewish War Veterans Dr Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Community Colors

Public Event Opening Reception: November 5, 2014 from 6 – 8pm On view through December 12, 2014 United South End Settlements' Harriet Tubman Gallery presents - Collaborative art exhibit featuring over 40 pieces of work in a variety of 2D medium created by local artists who live, work or participate in the South End/Lower Roxbury community. Gallery hours are 8am - 8pm Monday - Friday. Call for Art 2D work inspired by community, diversity and/or collaboration will be considered. Artists must live, work and/or participate in the South End and Lower Roxbury Community. Email submissions to crevelle@uses.org. Deadline to apply October 10, 2014. Phone: 617-375-8159. Contact: Chelsea Revelle. Cost: free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Mass Ave Orange LIne, #1 bus. Type of Event: Exhibition. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. United South End Settlements Harriet Tubman House 566 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02118.

Aprenda A Usar Una Computadora Portátil

Egleston Square For Spanish speaking adults. Clase para adultos en español. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

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, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Marx Brothers Films: Monkey Business

North End Marx Brothers Films. Monkey Business (run time 77 minutes). This is the first Marx Brothers film written for the screen (1931). On a transatlantic crossing, the Marx brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Troops for Fitness Zumba

Parks Events Zumba is an exercise that incorporates music with fast and slow rhythms, as well as resistance training. Please meet on the multipurpose court. Contact: Meissa Jones. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line, Savin Hill Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Savin Hill Park 25 Caspian Way Dorchester, MA 02125.

An Urban Design Lecture

Central Library Rainer Stange, Professor of Landscape Architecture at The Oslo School of Architecture and Principal at the Oslo, Norway based landscape architecture firm of Dronning a Landscap, will speak about his urban design work in Oslo, Norway where through innovative design strategies vehicular traffic was reduced by as much as eighty percent. Register by emailing ChapterOffice@BSLAweb.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Pajama Story Time

Adams Street Join us for a cuddly, cozy story time series at the library. Bring a favorite blanket or soft toy and snuggle up with bedtime stories, songs, movement and rhymes. This program is recommended for children ages 2 to 7. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Brown Box Theatre Project presents BLUE WINDOW

Ongoing BLUE WINDOW by Craig Lucas Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project Directed by Anna Trachtman Before, during and after a Manhattan dinner party, the guests are revealed with touching comic irony as a cross-section of modern day humanity. The colorful cast includes a narcissistic actor, a parachute instructor, an aspiring songwriter, a secretary, and a lesbian couple. Performances October 31 - November 2 & November 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free! Visit http://brownboxtheatre.org/blue.html for reservations. Contact: Talia Curtin, talia@brownboxtheatre.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red/Silver Line, Commuter Rail (South Station). Type of Event: Theatre. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. Atlantic Wharf 290 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit brownboxtheatre.org.

The Checkout – Live at Berklee: Uri Gurvich

Public Event Presented by New York’s WBGO-FM and Berklee, The Checkout - Live at Berklee brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts. The series continues with saxophonist and composer Uri Gurvich. Performing with Gurvich will be fellow Berklee alumni Asen Doykin on piano, Peter Slavov on bass, and Ronen Itzik on drums. The Checkout - Live at Berklee: Uri Gurvich airs live in New York on WBGO 88.3 FM, and will be webcast live at WBGO.org/thecheckout/berklee, where it will also be archived for later viewing. Past Checkout – Live at Berklee performers have included Christian Scott, Melissa Aldana, Warren Wolf, and Ingrid Jensen. Uri Gurvich was a member of the Tel Aviv Jazz Orchestra and won the Jazz Player of the Year competition in his native Israel before coming to Berklee. Now based in New York, Gurvich won acclaim with his debut album The Storyteller (Tzadik). His second album, BabEl, features his quartet and Moroccan musician Brahim Fribgane on oud and percussion. The Los An… Phone: 6177472261. Cost: $10. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. The Red Room @ Cafe 939 939 Boylston St Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit berklee.edu.

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, November 5, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.