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Dreamscapes and Memories

West Roxbury My work is inspired by memory, dreamscapes, self-reflection, and the theater of the domestic. Stitched with thread and solidly joined, these paper and fabric quilts bring together the past and future, attached firmly at the seams. Stitching, collaging and layering in this work unifies discarded aspects of life, pieces of domestic space, and non-traditional portraits, both real and imagined. The work is fragmented, broken, and mended anew. I use discarded materials in my work as a way to reclaim the past and blend it with the present. My visual narratives are created by upcycling and recycling found materials and combining them with imagery of my own creation. The results are winding blends of dream, fantasy, illusion, and history, forming a reality of old, new, lost and found. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Exhibition. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 – Thursday, May 28, 2015. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

City of Boston Compensation Advisory Board

City Clerk Agenda: The Board will discuss the progress made regarding the collection of data and their recommendations for the next steps. Phone: 617-635-3370. Contact: Vivian Leonard, Dir. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 8:30 AM. Boston City Halll, Rm. #608, 6th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Public Facilities - Department of Neighborhood Development

City Clerk Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032920470-296b84.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4826. Contact: Colleen Daley. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:30 AM. Conference Rm. #11A, 11th Floor 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Preschool Films

Central Library Short films for preschool-aged children. Ages 2-5. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Computers for Beginners

Central Library Learn how to use the mouse and 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 617.859.2323. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Brighton. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Dorchester. Downtown. East Boston. Fenway-Kenmore. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Mission Hill. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. Seaport. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Boston Licensing Board - Petitions

Licensing Re: Petitions for Changes in C.V. 7-Day All Alcoholic Beverage Licenses / Common Victualler Permits, Etc. Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032919560-cbb470.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Carolyn Twomey. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #809A, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

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, April 1, 2015, 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, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Baby Lapsit

East Boston Come join us for bounces, rhymes, songs, and activities. For children under 2, accompanied by an adult. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Bilingual Sing Along

Faneuil Songs, fingerplays and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children and caretakers. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Story Time with Sherry

Fields Corner Sherry Eskin joins us for a limited engagement visit. Join us for stories, songs, movement and a fun craft.  Let's sing, jump, dance, read and play. We will make something very cool to take home. No registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 617.436.2155. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on the Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 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, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Circle Time with Ms. Angela

Lower Mills Toddlers enjoy short stories, songs, and rhymes with Ms. Angela. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Toddler Time

Mattapan Formerly Fun with Books, kids up to age three with parents and caregivers join Jackie and Kate for story-themed songs, finger plays, and a simple craft. This program is geared to ages 0-3 and is a partnership with the Mattapan Branch and Early Intervention. Groups of five or more, please call the library in advance to register for this program as space and supplies are limited. Due to the hands-on nature of the program, we hope to have one adult present for every two children under the age of three. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Preschool Story Time

South End Songs, stories - fiction and nonfiction, and a craft on seasonal themes and more for preschoolers and caregivers together. During March - April and September - October story times, we focus on reading readiness. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 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, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Baby Circle Time

Charlestown Enjoy a brief, informal rhyme and rhythm session with our children’s librarian. Then it’s time for babies to play, explore, and meet new friends.THIS ACTIVITY IS FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR ADDITIONAL SESSIONS. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM. Event Room Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

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, April 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Baby Dance Party

Central Library Let's dance. Children ages 0-5 and caregivers move and groove together. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:35 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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 or 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, April 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Mommy and Me Story Time

Hyde Park This story time is for little ones ages 1- 4 years old accompanied by an adult. Enjoy stories, a song, and a paper craft. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Mother Goose on the Loose Baby Lapsit

Uphams Corner Based on the extremely successful nationwide Mother Goose on the Loose program, children ages 0-3 and their parent or caregiver are welcome to come sing, rhyme, and play as we learn and have fun together. No groups please. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Immigration Clinic

New Bostonians First-come, first-served. One-on-one confidential consultations (advice only) with private volunteer lawyers on immigration law, including eligibility screenings for President Obama's immigration executive action. Please call at least 1 week in advance for interpretations (other than Spanish) and/or disability accommodations: 617-635-2980. Phone: 617-635-2980. Contact: An Le. Cost: Free. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Orange/Blue Line - State St.; Green/Orange Line - Haymarket. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. City Hall, Room 803 City Hall 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

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 Staffing. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston ESOL Conversation Group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Gentle Chair Yoga for Seniors

Grove Hall Gentle Chair Yoga for Seniors offers you an opportunity to gently exercise and stretch in a safe and nurturing environment. Give yourself the gift of health in 2015 with Gentle Chair Yoga. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Midweek Midday Matinees--Based on Nicholas Sparks Novels

Honan- Allston Film: The Lucky One. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Gmail for Beginners

Central Library Get started using Gmail in this 4-week course. Create a Gmail account, practice opening emails and attachments, send an email with an attachment, learn to recognize and deal with spam, search your email, change your password, and customize the way your Gmail account looks. Computers for Beginners and mouse skills are prerequisites. Registration is required, please call 617.859.2323. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Brighton. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Dorchester. Downtown. East Boston. Fenway-Kenmore. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Mission Hill. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. Seaport. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Tie Dye Workshop

Central Library Bring your own white t-shirt, or use one of ours, and turn it into a rainbow masterpiece. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Study Break

Dudley Take a break from your homework. You can help make a snack in the kitchen and then play video games or just hang out with your friends while you eat. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Kitchen/Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Teen Afternoons

Grove Hall Stop by and see what we are doing. Every week we will have something different: Cooking, crafts, guest speakers, games, art, movies and more. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

National Poetry Month Film Series--Dead Poets Society

West End Join us Wednesdays at 3 p.m. in April for our National Poetry Month Film Festival. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library. April 1: Dead Poets Society (1998, 128 mins, rated PG). April 8: Wilde (1997, 116 mins, rated R). April 15: Sylvia (2003, 111 mins, rated R). April 22: Edge of Love (2008, 111 mins, rated R). April 29: Kill Your Darlings (2013, 104 mins, rated R). 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: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Story and Craft

Central Library Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Ukulele Workshop

Central Library Children ages 5-12 learn how to play the ukulele in this five-week course. Registration is required. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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. Neighborhood: Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Roslindale. Roxbury. South Boston. South End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

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, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 9:45 PM. The Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.mfa.org.

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: Back Bay. Brighton. Dorchester. Jamaica Plain. North End. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Dr. Can-Do Science Experiments

Faneuil Inquiry based, hands on science experiments for young learners. Sponsored by the Friends of the Faneuil Branch Library. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Kids' Club: Literary Landscapes

Jamaica Plain The Leventhal Map Center will be visiting today with their Literary Landscapes program. Staff from the Map center will show us how authors created imaginary worlds, complete with maps of those worlds. Then we'll create our own fantasy map inspired by the Map Center's exhibition. For children ages five and up. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Dance for Kids

Parker Hill Students in grades 3-8 are invited for dance, movement, and fun. In this eight-week program facilitated by Costasis, participants learn a variety of different dance styles.This program has limited space. Registration is required. To reserve a spot, please contact Rachel at 617.427.3820 or rkeeler@bpl.org. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Lecture Hall Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

April Fool's Day Card Craft

Uphams Corner Make a funny (and tricky) card for a friend or family member to celebrate this prank-filled holiday. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Movies

Charlestown Join us for carefully selected short films that inspire young children to love stories and reading. Selections may include the BBC Paddington Bear series, the Scholastic Storybook Treasury series, or the Dreamscape series of picture book adaptations. For ages 2 and up only. Please sign up at the children's desk or by emailing children's librarianLaura Miller at lmiller@bpl.org. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Teen Gaming Group

Egleston Square Danger, heroics, and adventure await. Experienced gamers and newcomers alike are welcome to join this weekly roleplaying game group at the library, led by local teen author Brendan Halpin. Make new friends and fight epic battles as you navigate the latest edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Environment Department - Boston Conservation Commission

Environment Detail Posting Attached..... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032620572-45f4fc.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-635-3850. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Common Threads Poetry Workshop

Central Library Common Threads is an outreach program that includes a publication of eight diverse, accessible poems written by Massachusetts poets, published alongside engaging discussion questions, writing prompts, and a brief guide to reading poetry. The intent is for people all over the state to use Common Threads in a way that works for them and their community, whether that's by reading and discussing one or two poems on a given day, or whether it's meeting several times to discuss several poems. This particular group at the BPL will discuss a handful of poems in Common Threads with a particular emphasis on craft, technique, and the poetry of place. During the last half of the session, participants will respond to short creative writing prompts in order to actively engage with the poems discussed and inspire new material. For more info, check out www.masspoetry.org/commonthreads2015. Library: Central Library. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Talks & Lectures. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Opera Night at the Boston Public Library: Feminine Vengeance - Opera's Leading Ladies

Central Library Don Giovanni is a man obsessed. Women rule his life; he desires them, he seduces them, he runs from them. In Mozart’s most celebrated drama, women lead Giovanni from the bedroom to the gates of hell. Vivid and transfixing, Mozart’s work is filled with exquisite music, intense drama, and psychological insights. With special guests from the New England Foundation of Psychoanalysis, this final Opera Night at the BPL will include riveting performances from some of BLO’s very own leading ladies and an engaging discussion about the inspiration, portrayal, and psychodynamics of these unforgettable female roles. This program is presented in partnership with the Boston Lyric Opera. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Abbey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit blo.org.

Family Knitting Circle

Egleston Square Learn to knit, try new projects, and share ideas and conversation with fellow knitters of all generations and skill levels. All materials provided by the library. Instruction by Diane Ivey. For children, teens, and caregivers. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Faneuil Branch Programming Study Community Meeting

Faneuil Be part of the Process. Participate in the programming study phase for the Faneuil Branch library. Listen to the project architects (Tappe) and give them your feedback. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston ESOL Conversation Group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

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. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

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, April 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

Residency Compliance Commission

Property & Construction Management Agenda: - Review of Minutes from previous month's meeting. - Compliance Unit Update: * Review of Semi Annual Report-Draft, if applicable * Investigate Report Update * Human Resource Unit Update * New Complaint(s) of Residency Ordinance Violation, if any * New Business. Phone: 617-635-4484. Contact: Joseph Callahan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #811, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Public Facilities - Property and Construction Management Department

Property & Construction Management Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032920480-24b28a.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4826. Contact: Colleen Daley. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM. Conference Rm. #11A, 11th Floor 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Public Improvement Commission - Petitions

City Clerk Detail Postings Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032001013-83fea3.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4960. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Internet for Beginners

Central Library Learn to use an Internet browser, navigate a website, search the Internet, and be safe online. This four-week course is for people unfamiliar with the Internet. Basic mouse skills required. Registration is required; please call 617.859.2323. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Brighton. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Dorchester. Downtown. East Boston. Fenway-Kenmore. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Mission Hill. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. Seaport. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Boston Licensing Board - Common Victualler

Licensing Re: Non-Hearing Common Victualler Transactions: Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015033019380-006d5e.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Carolyn Twomey. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #809A, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Baby Lapsit

Central Library Babies up to 18 month and caregiver are invited to enjoy stories,songs and movements. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Connolly Practice speaking English with other new English learners. All levels are welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Classroom Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Boston Residency Policy Commission

City Clerk Re: Discussing the residency, existing ordinance, state law, and collective bargaining agreements....... Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032919561-25eaf1.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3040. Contact: Office of Councilor Michael Flaherty, Chair. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 11:30 AM. Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Boston Zoning Commission

City Clerk Detail Agenda Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032921241-c54669.pdf. Phone: 617-722-4300 ext 4308. Contact: Kathleen Pedersen. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #900, 9th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Computer Classes

Dudley Learn and practice basic computer skills in these workshops. These classes are drop-in; no registration required. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Introduction to Watercolor and Creative Problem Solving

Adams Street As part of the Creative Aging program, the Adams Street Branch Library is once again offering a sequential class in art instruction for people 55 and up. You will learn how to draw and paint in watercolor, as well as have a fun time socializing with your class members. Materials will be provided. Registration and regular attendance recommended. Space is limited. Call 617-436-6900 to sign up, or if you have questions. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Visual Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Boston Election Department - 2015 Special State Election

Election Commission Detail Posting Attached..... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032920481-a12fa5.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3767. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #241, 2nd Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Never Too Late Group

Central Library Boston's Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society Author Lorenz Finison explores how cyclists of all backgrounds made Boston the hub of 19th-century bicycling. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Connolly Practice speaking English with other new English learners. All levels are welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Teen Anime Club

Hyde Park Different titles streaming online including Fairy Tail, Baka and Test, Cowboy Bebop, Appleseed and many others. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Film. Performing Arts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Menino Hall Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Keeping Connected with Google Plus (G+)

Central Library G+ is a social network like Facebook, but for Google Account users. Learn the basics and see how it works. Part of the Google Apps series. A Google account is required for all Google classes. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Brighton. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Dorchester. Downtown. East Boston. Fenway-Kenmore. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Mission Hill. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. Seaport. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Teen Advisory Group

Central Library TAG discusses future programming for teens and the use of Teen Central. Join up and get involved. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Art Explorers

Central Library Open-ended art projects that encourage creativity in children. Ages 3-8. A special Dia de los Ninos art day will be celebrated on May 30th. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

After School Tutoring with 826 Boston

Grove Hall 826 Boston, a nonprofit youth writing center, is providing 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-serve 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). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 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.

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. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Neighborhood: Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Roxbury. South End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 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: Brighton. Central Library. Charlestown. Codman Square. Dudley. East Boston. Grove Hall. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. Uphams Corner. West End. West Roxbury. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Roslindale. Roxbury. South Boston. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Coding Workshop

Central Library Learn to code. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Crafternoon: DIY Easter Eggs

Fields Corner Join us for an Easter craft for adults as we decorate eggs in fun, colorful ways. Supplies will be provided. No registration is required. For more information please contact the branch. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Creative Drama

Roslindale Ann Adams of LCD, Inc. will lead a free drop-in after school program for children ages 7-12 years. Join us for fun activities such as story-telling, role-playing and improvisation. Sorry, we cannot accommodate groups. The program does not meet during school vacations. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Young Readers' Book Club #2: Number the Stars

West Roxbury Join us for discussion, refreshments and activity. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Bucket Drumming Workshop Series

Charlestown MINIMUM AGE 6. PLEASE SIGN UP BY APRIL 1 AT CHILDREN'S ROOM DESK. Brazilian percussionist Marcus Santos provides master coaching as students learn how rhythm, sound, and beats can be made from any surface. Students use buckets to experience ensemble drumming and polyrhythms. This workshop continues on April 9, 16, 30, and May 7 and 14. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM. Event Room Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

LEGOs Builders Club

Adams Street Join us for a LEGO challenge at the library every Thursday afternoon. Duplo is also available for younger builders. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Free Night at the ICA

Ongoing FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Phone: (617) 478-3100. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club

East Boston Are you a teen who enjoys Role-Playing Games (RPG)? Or have you been curious about trying Dungeons &3ill be hosting sessions of Dungeons & Dragons every week at our library. No previous knowledge of the game is necessary. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

After-Work Tai Chi

West End Come and try this low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo. If you have any questions you can contact Nicky & John Collins at tai-chi@macheads2.net. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Concept to Catwalk

Dudley Are you interested in fashion design? Do you want to learn how to sew? In this workshop, you will learn everything from creating your own clothing to actually putting together a fashion show. On Saturday, May 30, join us for the culminating fashion show. To register, please contact Sparklle T at sparklleT@gmail.com or 617-504-2981. Library: Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

LGBTQ Community Movie Night

Grove Hall Please join us for a screening of the 1996 comedy The Birdcage, starring Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria, and Dianne Weist. Refreshments will be provided. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Brighton Memoir Workshop with instructor Naomi Lomba-Gomes You don't have to be famous to write your memoir. In this workshop you will learn how to structure your writing into something that has both individual and universal interest. We will focus on individual strengths and explore each person's unique writing style. Please bring a pen and notebook to this first meeting. Preregistration is required. The workshop is limited to people who can commit to the 8 week schedule. All participants must be 50 years or older. This program is generously sponsored by the Saquish Foundation through the Boston Public Library Foundation. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Lobby 101 Animal Advocacy Training

Central Library Learn how to advocate for animals using the legislative system. The MSPCA will talk you through the legislative process and how to contact your legislators. For more information visit our website. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Talks & Lectures. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.mspca.org.

FITCAMP with FIT BODY SQUAD #Operation100

Ongoing FITCAMP with Fit Body Squad GOES DOWN EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY at 6PM FITBODYSQUAD Health Coaches...will be ready for the HEALTHY TURN UP!!! Come ready to put in WERK and HAVE FUN!!! We meet at Madison Park Village.. 122 DeWitt Drive Boston, MA 02115. Bring yourself...a friend...and water (Bring a mat if you have one-not required) FitBodySquad in FULL affect with a fun warmup and some amazing circuits to start your day off powerfully! FREE! Fun and full of Fitness! Be there and bring your HAPPY HEALTHY TURNNNNNNN UP! Post Nutrition Talk right after to fuel your muscles and make the FAT FALL OFF!!! FitBodySquad@gmail.com or Text 857.264.1799 This is for ALL fitness levels, ALL ages...come ready to get in the bst shape of your life... Health is a life long journey and fitness is a piece of the puzzle. Phone: 857.264.1799. Contact: Katia Powell. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Ruggles Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Social Networking. Sports. Walks & Races. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Madison Park Village 122 Dewitt Dr Boston, MA 02120. For more info visit fitbodysquadfitcamp.eventbrite.com.

Free Computer Workshops

Ongoing Classes will be held on successive Thursdays from 6-8pm. Phone: 617-542-7654 x36. Contact: Sarah Chapple-Sokol. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Irish International Immigrant Center 100 Franklin St Boston, MA 02110.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

ESL Conversation Group

Roslindale A weekly open conversation group, led by volunteers, for those who want to improve their English. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Adult Room Alcove Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4238 Washington Street 02131.

ESL Conversation Group

East Boston Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. These groups are free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Intercambio English/Spanish-Ingles/Español Conversation

Jamaica Plain Casual conversation group for English speakers who want to learn Spanish and Spanish speakers who want to learn English. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

JP Reads Book Discussion

Jamaica Plain The JP Reads book this year is The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. Join us to discuss Miller's fresh take on the Trojan war and its heroes. You can pick up a copy of the book at the JP or Connolly branch. For more info, please see jpreads.org. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Romance & Mystery Book Club

Lower Mills We will be discussing A Kiss to Remember by Teresa Medeiros. In this delightful retelling of the classic tale Sleeping Beauty, features a singular twist -- as a young woman convinces a stranger with amnesia that they are betrothed ... only to be shocked when his identity is finally revealed. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Community Room Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

New Year, New You: Your Workout

Mattapan Is your New Year’s resolution to get fit in 2015? Beginning January 22, join us every other Thursday for a free, basic yoga class. Local instructors teach proper breathing, simple poses, and explore this fitness tradition. Comfortable clothes, sneakers, and a towel or yoga mat are recommended. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Streetfeet Women, Still on the Journey: Reading and Conversation

Parker Hill On the anniversaries of their 1985 and 1995 trips to Africa and China for UN Conferences on Women, the Streetfeet Women, a Boston-based multicultural ensemble, continue to write and perform. During this dramatic reading with music and song, Mary Birmbaum, Elena Harap, Christina Liu, Mary McCullough, and Li Min Mo will read from old and new work, ending with questions and conversation with the audience. Refreshments will be served and Streetfeet publications will be available for sale. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

National Poetry Month -- A Reading by Paula Bonnell

West End Paula Bonnell will give a reading from Before the Alphabet and other recently published poems. Her previous book, Airs & Voices, was awarded the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. East Boston. North End. West End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Historical and Literary Utopias

West Roxbury Peter Drummey, Senior Librarian, Massachusetts Historical Society, describes the history, challenges, and accomplishments of Utopian thinking. This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads 2015. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

Baby Playgroup

Central Library Explore developmentally appropriate toys and engage in the Children's Library's Pathway to Reading. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Baby/Toddler Play Group

Adams Street Baby/toddler play group is the perfect time for young children and their caregivers to play and socialize. Developmentally appropriate toys, crafts, and activities will be available for families with children ages 3 and under. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Senior Advisory Council Meeting

Elderly Commission Meeting Agenda Attached. Phone: 617-635-4364. Contact: Leah Leavitt. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall - Room 801 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

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, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Sing Along

Central Library Babies 18 months and older and their caregivers sing and move together to live music. This program is generously supported by the Louise H. Allen Children's Music Program Fund. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston ESOL Conversation Group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Animal Visit for Preschoolers

Charlestown For ages 2 and up, this activity features a naturalist-educator from Drumlin Farm who will talk with children about life on a farm. Children will be able to observe a live farm animal and learn about its role on the farm. Please sign up in advance at the children's desk. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Nature. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:25 AM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Baby Time

Connolly Babies up to 18 months old and a caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movements. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Classroom East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen 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 0-3 and their caregivers. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Lapsit Story Time

Fields Corner Join Miss Cindy as she reads books and shares rhymes, stories, and songs parents and caregivers can use at home. For families with children ages birth to three. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Films

Grove Hall Enjoy short films just right for preschoolers. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

JP Jubilee Singing Class

Jamaica Plain Come learn to sing, keep your voice healthy and occasionally perform in the community with other seniors (55+). This vibrant group is taught by JP resident Elizabeth Anker. New members are welcome, especially new English speakers. All levels of singing and musical backgrounds are invited to join. The class is free but pre-registration is requested. New members can email lpattison@bpl.org or call the JP branch at 617-524-2053. This program is generously sponsored by the Saquish Foundation through the Boston Public Library Foundation. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Friday Preschool Films

Lower Mills Children will enjoy short animated films based on popular picture books. Large groups must register in advance. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond 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, April 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Baby Sing Along

Central Library Babies 18 months and older and their caregivers sing and move together to live music. This program is generously supported by the Louise H. Allen Children's Music Program Fund. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, April 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, April 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington 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, April 3, 2015, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Classic Comedies Film Series: Marriage on the Rocks

Lower Mills Break out the popcorn – we are watching classic movies.Ad agency president Dan Edwards goes to Mexico to celebrate his nineteenth wedding anniversary and winds up getting divorced by mistake. Then his wife Valerie marries his best friend Ernie Brewer by mistake. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Community Room Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Knitting for Teens

Roslindale Experienced knitter Chris Turvey, leads this beginner group of young knitters as they create items of their own choosing. Yarn and needles are provided. Newcomers are welcome. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Apps on Smartphones and Tablets

Central Library Find apps, install them, and use them on smartphones and tablets. Bring your smartphone and tablet, and know the username and password for your device's app store. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Brighton. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Dorchester. Downtown. East Boston. Fenway-Kenmore. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Mission Hill. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. Seaport. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, April 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Robert Altman Film Festival

South End Fridays in April the SE branch will be showing films of Robert Altman. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, April 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Anime Society

Central Library Create your own Anime with Anime Studio in the Lab. Then watch, and discuss, Anime in the Lounge. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Film. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, April 3, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Friday Film

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, April 3, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Recycled Material Crafts

Uphams Corner Use your imagination and our great collection of recycled materials to make something new and exciting. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Friday, April 3, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Lego Club

East Boston Drop in anytime from 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m to create, build, and imagine with Legos. Ages 4 and up. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Friday, April 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Poetry Craft

Central Library Celebrate National Poetry Month with biweekly crafts using different poetic forms. Ages 4-7. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, April 3, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, April 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

Fashion Tales: A Book and Art Club

Central Library Tweens and teens explore fashion and reading through drawing comics and superheroes, designing fashion and textiles, writing fairytales and poetry, and creating collages and zines. This program is facilitated by author Jay Calderin who teaches at the School of Fashion Design and is the founder of Boston Fashion Week. This program will run for 4 weeks and has limited space. To reserve a spot, please contact the Teen Room at (617) 859-2334. Ideal for ages 10-15. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Book Group. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Parent-Child Playgroup

East Boston A parent-child playgroup for children 1 through 5 years of age sponsored by Countdown to Kindergarten. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Family Gym

Boston Centers for Youth & Families 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 is free and open to all, no pre-registration needed. Phone: 617-373-7615. Contact: Sam Bowen, healthykids@neu.edu. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. BCYF Madison Park Recreation Center 55 Malcolm X Blvd Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Family Gym

Boston Centers for Youth & Families 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 is free and open to all, no pre-registration needed. Contact: Sam Bowen, healthykids@neu.edu. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. BCYF Holland Community Center 85 Olney St Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Family Gym

Boston Centers for Youth & Families 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 is free and open to all, no pre-registration needed. Contact: Sam Bowen, healthykids@neu.edu. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. BCYF Blackstone Community Center 50 W Brookline St Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library Book Sale

Central Library Welcome in spring with books for all interests plus our selection of CD's, DVD's, vintage records, sports photographs, and postcards. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Book Sale. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cushman Room, 3rd floor of McKim Building, off of the Sargent Gallery Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

God Is...An Inquiry into the Psalms

Central Library The Hebrew Scriptures contain at their heart the Psalms, a book of poetry reflecting on the character of the God of the Hebrews, interacting with this God, and instructing the character of God's people. Much can be understood about this God by investigating these psalms: his character, his faithfulness, his plans, and his mercy. Any are welcome to attend four lectures and accompanying discussion on the psalms and the God they depict. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Math 101

Central Library Children ages 4-7 will learn math concepts through stories, games and worksheets. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Operation LIPSTICK

Grove Hall LIPSTICK Leadership Training equips you with the tools and knowledge you need to stop the deadly flow of illegal guns into our neighborhoods. Learn how to lead workshops, prevent women and girls from enabling gun traffickers, get your voices heard, and more. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.operationlipstick.org.

Make a Medicine Bag

Honan- Allston Medicine Bags are small pouches worn by Shamans of many cultures, one being Native Americans. They hold herbs, crystals or any item of importance to the wearer. They are usually worn around the neck so the pouch can touch the body and heal or empower the wearer. Materials are provided. Contact Carin to register: coconnor@bpl.org. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Brighton Main Streets Annual Gerry McCarthy Easter Egg Hunt

Boston Main Streets Arrive early to line up for the hunt! Phone: 617-779-9200. Contact: Ali Carter. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Brighton. MBTA: Public Transportation: From Kenmore Square (Green Line): Take the Watertown Bus #57. This bus stops at the Motherhouse. (You can use the destination of St. Joseph Prep High School as it may be more well known. It is on the same property). From Watertown Square: Take the Kenmore Square Bus #57. This bus stops at the Motherhouse. From Harvard Square (Red Line): Take either the Union Square Allston Bus #86, or the Dudley Street Bus #66, to Union Square in Allston. Walk three blocks to the Motherhouse. From… Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Holiday Celebration. Park Event. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Sisters of Saint Joseph 637 Cambridge St Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit brightonmainstreets.org.

Baby Circle

East Boston A baby circle storytime for babies and their caregivers, sponsored by Countdown to Kindergarten. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

ESL Conversation Group

Roslindale Weekly Conversation Group for Adults who want to improve their English Language Skills. Facilitated by volunteers.Newcomers are always welcome. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

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, April 4, 2015, 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.

Pets and People Story Time

Central Library Meet our pet therapy friend, Harvard and learn how therapy dogs help children on the autism spectrum and other differently-abled children. Ages 2 and up. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Roslindale Village Main Street Egg Hunt

Boston Main Streets Featuring great activities from the Egg Hunt to the Egg Toss, face painting, arts and crafts, and even a baby animal petting zoo! This year, all of Roslindale Village gets in on the fun! Check out your favorite local businesses on Saturday, March 28th, and Saturday, April 4th, to get extra eggs! Simply look for the purple egg icon in a shop's window. Keep your eyes peeled for the Golden Eggs to win special prizes. The Egg Hunt is for ages 2 to 6. All ages may participate in other activities. The event is free and open to all! Phone: 6176350076. Contact: Ben Sommer. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roslindale. MBTA: There are 14 MBTA bus lines traveling directly through Roslindale Village from Forest Hills Station and various outbound terminal points. 32 incoming/outgoing commuter trains per day stop in Roslindale Village on the Needham Line, accessing Back Bay Station in 12 minutes and South Station in 15 minutes. Roslindale Village is located one mile from Forest Hills Station on the T’s Orange Line, and is linked by public bus. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Park Event. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Fallon Field 34 Walworth St Roslindale, MA 02131. For more info visit www.roslindale.net.

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 6-12). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 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, April 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:45 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. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Baby Diaper Bank

Grove Hall If you are a parent of a baby and you cannot afford diapers, the Baby Diaper Bank may be for you. The Baby Diaper Bank seeks to meet the needs of income challenged parents to make sure that they have clean diapers for their babies. The Baby Diaper Bank will be here on the first Saturday of every month. Drop in to see if you qualify for this invaluable community service. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Families. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.lanniesneighborhood.org.

Spring Craft Afternoon

Central Library Make and take home a fun craft with salt dough. Ages 4-7. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, April 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Charlestown Neighborhood Council

City Clerk Re: Rehabilitation of the piers/marina at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032302330-bd6f73.pdf. Phone: 617-788-2206. Contact: David Whelan. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:00 PM. Constitution Inn/ YMCA 150 2nd Ave Charlestown, MA 02129.

Jazz Concert: The Makanda Project

Dudley Join us for a free jazz concert, featuring Oliver Lake, saxophone soloist. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Central Library in Copley Square Closed on Easter Sunday

Central Library Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Cost: Free. Sunday, April 5, 2015. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Toddler Time

Central Library Children ages 2-4 are invited to join us for songs, stories and rhymes. Siblings are welcome. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Preschool Story Time

Faneuil Stories, songs and fingerplays to encourage early literacy. For young children with caregiver. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

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, April 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale MA 02131.

Toddler Story Time

South End Songs, rhymes, story and a craft on seasonal themes for toddlers and caregivers together. During March - April and September - October story times, we focus on reading readiness. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Toddler Time

Central Library Children ages 2-4 are invited to join us for songs, stories and rhymes. Siblings are welcome. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Monday, April 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, April 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Boston City Council's Committee on Education (Jackson)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Docket #0211 Order re: hearing to discuss diversity in post-secondary institutions....... Detail Posting Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015032302130-3d9a86.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4562. Contact: Cora Montrond. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, April 6, 2015, 12:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

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, April 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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.  Mondays at 2:30 p.m.Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 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, April 6, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street.

Arte y Cultura Hispana

Roslindale Children are introduced to Spanish Artists and given an opportunity to try their techniques. Maria Conte also teaches the children some basic Spanish vocabulary words. This program is made possible with the Hearst Fund. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, April 6, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Room Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4238 Washington Street 02131.

Meet the 3D Printer

Central Library Learn how to use the MakerBot 3D printer in the Teen Central Lab. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Central Lab Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Boston Children's Theatre Workshop

Central Library Children will learn about the world of theatre from putting together a script to performing. Ages 6+. Registration is required. Please call 617-859-2243 for more information. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit bostonchildrenstheatre.org.

Origami Fun

Central Library Children ages 4-7 will learn the art of paper folding and watch as various shapes come to life through their own creativity. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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 Boston. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Neighborhood: Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. North End. Roslindale. Roxbury. South Boston. South End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, April 6, 2015, 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: Back Bay. Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. South Boston. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Jamaica Plain Taking Steps is an exciting arts education program that provides dance training for young people. Participants experience a variety of dance forms including 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 space. To reserve a spot, please contact the Jamaica Plain Branch at (617) 524-2053. deal for students in grades 4-8. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, April 6, 2015, 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, April 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. South End Branch Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Haiku Tunnel Books

Uphams Corner Experiment with haiku poetry as you draw inspiration from postcards to create a mini book. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Children's Book Club

Faneuil Faneuil Bookclub for 4th Graders. We are reading 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass. Please see Ann for details. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Cost: Free. Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Dudley In this workshop you will learn how to structure your writing into something that has both individual and universal interest. Each student will revise and perfect at least one story to be included in a publication which the instructor will put together after the conclusion of the workshop. Pre-registration is required. Please contact instructor Naomi Lomba-Gomes at naomilg@bu.edu. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 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. April 6 - Rainbow Craft, April 13 - Frog Craft. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Revitalization of Indigenous Languages

Central Library Guatemala is a multi-ethnic, Central American nation with a long, rich history of Mayan languages, many of which are now disappearing. Dr. Peter Rohloff, an expert on Mayan language, culture and medicine will lead a discussion to explore the revitalization of these indigenous languages. This free event will be a dialogue to further examine topics such as languages and foreign cultures. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

LEGO Builders Club

Connolly Bring your creativity, skills, and imagination for an evening of fun building with LEGO. The first 10 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Learn to Knit - Aprenda a Tejer

East Boston Learn basic knitting techniques and make your own spa or dish cloth.  The classes are on four Mondays, March 30, April 6, 13 & 27, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. We will be using size #7 needles and worsted cotton yarn – please bring your own needles or yarn if you have them but materials will be provided. For teens and adults. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Book Discussion Group

South Boston Join our book discussion group. At our next meeting, we will discuss Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote. 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 Breakfast at Tiffany's at the circulation desk. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

Connolly Practice speaking English with other new English learners. All levels are welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 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, April 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

The Importance of The Giver in Literature by Catherine Mercier,PhD, Director of Children's Literature, Simmons College

West Roxbury This program is part of the West Roxbury Reads 2015 series. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Lecture Hall West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Book Discussion

Charlestown Join us for a discussion of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo. 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, April 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

JP Reads Book Discussion

Connolly The JP Reads book is Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, April 6, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.