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Anne Patterson, The Light Between, Her Newest Large-Scale Installation

Ongoing Artist Anne Patterson’s latest work will debut in Boston in March 2015. The Light Between is to be installed in the atrium at 125 High Street in Boston. The installation will officially open to the public on Thursday, March 5th and is expected to remain in the atrium in Boston indefinitely. The public is invited to view the installation for free on weekdays from 7 am – 7 pm. The Light Between will be constructed out of hundreds of 110’ colored aluminum strands, each color representing a different celestial element. This piece seeks to heighten the natural light in the man-made, 8-story atrium of 125 High Street. “The abundant light pouring through the windows of 125 High Street moved me to harness and enhance it,” says Patterson. “I wanted to make this light tangible, bringing its joy and energy down to the ground level of the building.” In observing its simple beauty in a man-made place of business, The Light Between invites the busy individual to pause, take a breath, and in that moment, connect… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line (Park Street) Orange Line (State Street). Type of Event: Visual Arts. Monday, May 4, 2015, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 125 High Street 125 High St Boston, MA 02110.

Boston Public Library

City Clerk Re: Trustees Nominating Committee: Detail Agenda Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015042719430-8ee35b.pdf. Phone: 617-859-2370. Contact: Deborah Kirrane. MBTA: Copley Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, May 4, 2015, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Commonwealth Salon, Central Library 700 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116.

Sea Squirts Preview: Programs for Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

Ongoing Mondays: 9:30am, 11:00am or 2:30pm Sea Squirts Preview introduces you and your child to the wonders of the Aquarium and the ocean world. Activities focus on developing motor skills, independence and socialization, as well as introducing your young one to new materials. Over the course of four weeks, your child will become more comfortable in the Aquarium classroom setting, and you will become more confident exploring the Aquarium with your children outside of class time. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes meet in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of e… Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Monday, May 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium's Ocean Center Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Consumer Affairs and Licensing

City Clerk Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015042920440-226f14.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4165. Contact: Patricia Malone. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, May 4, 2015, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

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, May 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Computers for Beginners, Week 1

Public Computing Sites Computers for Beginners series. 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 full; please call 617.859.2323 to be put on the waitlist. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Monday, May 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Central Library in Copley Square Tech Classroom, McKim Building 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116.

Preschool Story Time

Faneuil Stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage early literacy. Simple craft follows. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, May 4, 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, May 4, 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, May 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Boston City Council's Committee on Ways and Means (Ciommo)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Dockets #0687, 0688, 0689, 0690 * BPS Revolving Funds, BPS, External Funding Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/FYBudget2016-faeb25.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, May 4, 2015, 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

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, May 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

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, May 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Boston City Council's Committee on Environment and Parks (O'Malley)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Docket # 0564 Order re: hearing to discuss the implementation of a recycling program for all number six plastics..... Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015041521440.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4645. Contact: Daniel Shea. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Monday, May 4, 2015, 1:30 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Informática para Principiantes, Semana 2(Computers for Beginners - Spanish)

Central Library Aprenda cómo usar el ratón y el teclado, cómo buscar y organizar carpetas, y cómo cortar y pegar. Este curso de cuatro semanas es para aquellos que tienen poco o ningún conocimiento de informática. Se requiere registrarse (en Inglés); por favor llamar al 617.859.2323. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, May 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square Tech Classroom, McKim Building 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, May 4, 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, May 4, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Room Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4238 Washington Street 02131.

Introduction to 3D Design and Printing

Central Library In this class you will be introduced to the free software Tinkercad. Learn how to manipulate and build objects in a three dimensional digital workspace. You will be able to create original 3D designs that have the potential to be printed with our MakerBot. The possibilities are endless. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Lab Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Mother's Day Cards

Dudley Drop by the Teen Room on any afternoon the week before Mother’s Day and create a card to show your love and appreciation for your mom. Ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

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. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Ted D'Amato Chess Club: Chess with Charlie the Chessmaster

West Roxbury Join us on Monday and Wednesday afternoons for chess! Players of every ability level are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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, May 4, 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. Jamaica Plain. South Boston. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, May 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, May 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. South End Branch Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Acoustic on Main

Acoustic on Main From May 1-10, the City if Boston will be partnering with local small businesses and artists to offer special acoustic performances across Main Streets Districts citywide.City license fees will be waived for all participating businesses. Boston’s Main Street Districts are essential to the economic strength of our neighborhoods. They are home to many diverse, immigrant-owned, and young-entrepreneur owned businesses that act as gathering places for communities to shop, dine, and socialize. Support your Main Streets Districts by shopping local, taking in a show during Acoustic on Main, and empowering our neighborhoods to thrive. Sign Up to Host A Show: http://bit.ly/1IHFpFp Sign Up to Perform: http://bit.ly/1G6RIs0 Questions? Contact Abby Furey by email at abby.furey@boston.gov or by phone at 617-635-0313. 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. Monday, May 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Children's Book Club

Faneuil Children's book club- 4th gradeish. We are reading the graphic memoir, El Deafo by Cece Bell. Copies available at the library. Please see Ann for details. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Monday, May 4, 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, May 4, 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. May 4 - Celebrate Cinco De Mayo. May 11- Happy Tulip Day. May 18 - Circus Day. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, May 4, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Hispanic Writers Week Community Readings

Connolly Enjoy readings from an eclectic mixture of published, emerging, and aspiring writers. Presented by the Institute for Learning and Teaching at UMASS Boston. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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. For children ages four and up. Library: Connolly. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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, May 4, 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, May 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

35th Annual Marjorie M.Gibbons Lecture with Speaker Bill Brett

South Boston Acclaimed Boston photographer Bill Brett will present an illustrated lecture on his latest book, Boston, Irish, as this year's speaker at the Branch's Annual Gibbons Lecture. The award-winning Mr. Brett has published several photographic collections illustrating his 50 years chronicling what he loves most--the life and people of Boston. He is a native Bostonian and the former chief photographer at the Boston Globe. A reception will accompany the program. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Book Discussion

Charlestown In May, we will be reading The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears: A Novel by Dinaw Mengestu. Come by the branch to pick up a copy of the book. This program is part of The Big Read, a program of National Endowment for the Arts, designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. The Boston Public Library is participating with the Trotter Institute of UMass Boston, and is one of 77 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host a Big Read project between September 2014 and June 2015. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with Arts Midwest. Learn more about The Big Read at NEABigRead.org. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Anne Patterson, The Light Between, Her Newest Large-Scale Installation

Ongoing Artist Anne Patterson’s latest work will debut in Boston in March 2015. The Light Between is to be installed in the atrium at 125 High Street in Boston. The installation will officially open to the public on Thursday, March 5th and is expected to remain in the atrium in Boston indefinitely. The public is invited to view the installation for free on weekdays from 7 am – 7 pm. The Light Between will be constructed out of hundreds of 110’ colored aluminum strands, each color representing a different celestial element. This piece seeks to heighten the natural light in the man-made, 8-story atrium of 125 High Street. “The abundant light pouring through the windows of 125 High Street moved me to harness and enhance it,” says Patterson. “I wanted to make this light tangible, bringing its joy and energy down to the ground level of the building.” In observing its simple beauty in a man-made place of business, The Light Between invites the busy individual to pause, take a breath, and in that moment, connect… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line (Park Street) Orange Line (State Street). Type of Event: Visual Arts. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 125 High Street 125 High St Boston, MA 02110.

Sea Squirts - Best Friends: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Ongoing Best Friends: Learn about symbiosis through some well-know ocean pairs, such as the clownfish and the anemone. Tuesdays: April 7, 14, 28, May 5 Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 29, May 6 Thursdays: April 9, 16, 30, May 7 9:30am, 11:00am or 2:30pm Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for ea… Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium's Ocean Center Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearings

Board of Appeals http://www.cityofboston.gov/isd/pdfs/Agenda5-5-15.pdf Detailed Attached. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 9:30 AM. Boston City Hall 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Boston Licensing Board - Violations

Licensing Re: Licensed Premise Violations: Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015042901451-899a8e.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Mary Carroll. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #809A, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Tinker Tots

Central Library Children are introduced to STEAM concepts through stories. Stories that have introduced a science or engineering concept will be followed by an activity or simple experiment to reinforce the concept. 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. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Bilingual Story Time/ Hora del Cuento Bilingüe

Connolly Join us for stories and songs in English & Spanish. Create your own story-inspired craft. For children 2-4, with an adult/Acompáñanos para cuentos y canciones en inglés y español. Crea una manualidad inspirada en un cuento. Para niños/as de 2-4, con un adulto. Library: Connolly. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Preschool Films

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury MA.

Reading Readiness

East Boston A weekly story time with stories, songs, and rhymes built around important concepts. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Preschool Story Time

Egleston Square Share stories, songs, and other early learning activities with the children's librarian every week. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Story and Craft

Honan- Allston Sherry Eskin is the storyteller. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. May 5 & 6 - Ladybug, Ladybug. May 12 & 13 - Beautiful Butterflies. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Elephant and Piggie {and Pigeon, too} Party!

Jamaica Plain Let's celebrate Children's Book Week with an Elephant and Piggie party! We'll read Mo Willems books, make paper bag puppets, and eat duckling's cookies. A Reading Readiness program. Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Story Time with Ms. Angela

Lower Mills Preschoolers read stories, sing songs, dance, play, and make crafts. Large groups, please register at 617.298.7841. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Toddler Story Time

North End Rhymes, stories, and movement for those ages 16 months (walkers) to three years accompanied by a caregiver. No sign up necessary. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Tuesday Morning Baby and Toddler Story Time

Roslindale Babies through two-year-olds and their adult companions are invited to join music therapist Sharin Horvitz in song and dance each week. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Reading Readiness Story Time

Uphams Corner We will sing songs, read books, and be active together as we strengthen early literacy skills through the exploration of core concepts. Best for ages 3-5. Special yoga guest on April 21st. Special musical guest on May 12th. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Preschool Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes, movement and crafts for children ages three to five accompanied by an adult. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Downtown. West End. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Preschool Story Time

Adams Street Join us every Tuesday morning at Adams St. Library for stories, rhymes, songs and more. Create your own story-inspired craft to take home. This program is recommended for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Boston City Council's Committee on Ways and Means (Ciommo)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Dockets # 0662-0664, FY2016 Operating Budget * Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/FYBudget2016-faeb25.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 11:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Preschool Story Time

West Roxbury For ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs and thematically-related activity. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Four Daughters Film Series For Adults

South Boston The Four Daughters Film Series stars Claude Rains, Gale Page, and Priscilla, Rosemary, and Lola Lane. May 5- Daughters Courageous, co-starring John Garfield and Jeffrey Lynn (1939/B&W/107 min.) May 12-Four Daughters, co-starring John Garfield and Jeffrey Lynn (1938/B&W/90 min.) May 19- Four Wives, co-starring Jeffrey Lynn and Eddie Albert (1941/B&W/86 min.) May 26-Four Mothers, co-starring Jeffrey Lynn and Eddie Albert (1941/B&W/110 min.). Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

West End Practice speaking English in an informal and friendly group setting with other ESL students and new English speakers. Groups are led by a native English speaker. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Boston City Council's Committee on Ways and Means (Ciommo)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Dockets #0662-0664 FY2016 Operating Budget: * Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/FYBudget2016-faeb25.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 2:00 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: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

Hyde Park Children are welcome to come and learn to play chess or checkers with Charlie Cleary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Teen Video Gaming Club

Hyde Park Games for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PC. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Games / Gaming. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Menino Hall Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Successful Interviewing

Central Library Successful interviewing. Learn resources and techniques to help you put your best foot forward. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Bay Village. Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Poetry as Media

Central Library In this eight-week workshop, teens learn to write various forms of poetry and then transform them into videos using Garageband, video cameras, and Final Cut Pro. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 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.

Mother's Day Cards

Dudley Drop by the Teen Room on any afternoon the week before Mother’s Day and create a card to show your love and appreciation for your mom. Ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Lego Club

Central Library Legos and Duplos are provided to encourage children to use their imaginations and develop social skills. Through shared play they will build their motor skills. 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). Families. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Kids Chess Club

North End Advanced beginners and intermediate players ages 6 - 14. Enjoy a challenging chess match with other kids and learn some new tactics from our friendly, knowledgeable chess mentor. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Drop-in Knitting

West Roxbury Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

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. 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). Tuesday, May 5, 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: Central Library. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Mattapan. South End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Brighton. Dorchester. Mattapan. South End. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Garageband Workshop

Central Library Introduction to Garageband. Learn about different aspects of the software. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Central Lab Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Genealogy for Beginners, Week 8

Central Library Registration is closed. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Girls' Leap Self Defense and Empowerment Workshop

Central Library This seven-week workshop combines emotional and physical self-defense, mentoring, and leadership development to equip girls and young women with the skills and tools they need to value and champion their own safety and well-being. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Live Action Angry Birds

East Boston Have you ever dreamed of playing Angry Birds in real life? Create elaborate targets and then figure out a way to destroy them. We will break into teams to see who can earn the most points by knocking down the structures. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Kite Making

Fields Corner Local artist Leslie MacWeeney shows children and families how to make a classic kite that incorporates recycled materials. The unique kites will be ready for pick up the week leading up to the Franklin Park Kite Festival on May 16. Attendance at all session is suggested. Space is limited. Please call the branch to register. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

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. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Computer Basics

Lower Mills Learn how to identify computer hardware and software by name and the basics of getting a computer to function. Please register in advance to attend workshops 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. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Roslindale 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 Roslindale Branch at (617) 323-2343. Ideal for students in grades 4-8. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Make It & Take It! Clay & Collage Crafts for Mother's Day with artist Sabrina Pilet-Jones.

South End With Sabrina, design and make a unique and beautiful keepsake for a special mother in your life. Use our clay, little boxes, and odds 'n' ends of all kinds of great stuff, and add some of your own to share. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Lego Builders

Uphams Corner Make your imagination a reality with lego spaceships, lego dragons, and lego buildings – anything and everything lego. The first 15 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. Ages four and up. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Acoustic on Main

Acoustic on Main From May 1-10, the City if Boston will be partnering with local small businesses and artists to offer special acoustic performances across Main Streets Districts citywide.City license fees will be waived for all participating businesses. Boston’s Main Street Districts are essential to the economic strength of our neighborhoods. They are home to many diverse, immigrant-owned, and young-entrepreneur owned businesses that act as gathering places for communities to shop, dine, and socialize. Support your Main Streets Districts by shopping local, taking in a show during Acoustic on Main, and empowering our neighborhoods to thrive. Sign Up to Host A Show: http://bit.ly/1IHFpFp Sign Up to Perform: http://bit.ly/1G6RIs0 Questions? Contact Abby Furey by email at abby.furey@boston.gov or by phone at 617-635-0313. 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. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Boston Civic Design Commission

City Clerk Detail Agenda Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015043022180-dbf98b.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-918-4284. Contact: David Carlson. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Boston City Hall, BRA Rm. #900, 9th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Tween Time

Central Library This class will introduce you to one of the versatile and flexible tools for creating illustrations, Adobe Illustrator. Learn how to draw and manipulate shapes in order to create original scalable designs that can be used to print on posters, cards, t-shirts...the possibilities are endless. For tweens aged 9-13. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Teen Central Lab Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Tween Tuesday

Central Library Children ages 9-13 explore technology, use their creativity and have fun in our weekly tween club. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Computers/Technology. Games / Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Children's Library and Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Environment Department - South End Landmark District Commission

Landmarks Commission Detail Agenda Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015042319310-c8d4ca.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-635-3850. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

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. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Madison Park Village 122 Dewitt Dr Boston, MA 02120. For more info visit fitbodysquadfitcamp.eventbrite.com.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Celebration! Original Stories and song.

Faneuil Celebration. An evening of original prose and song presented by the 57 Readers and Writers. This local group writes on a selected topic and presents to the community. Always a fun evening. The group is named after the 57 bus line, don't worry there are not 57 writers performing. Reception to follow performance. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Qi Gong

Fields Corner Join us for free classes in Qi Gong offered by experienced instructor Dam-Hanh. Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese health care system that uses physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intention. Qi means life force energy and Gong means accomplishment in ancient Chinese and together they mean cultivating energy. Participants are encouraged to wear loose clothing and flat foot wear. Please bring a towel and water bottle if desired. No registration is required. For more information please contact the branch at 617.436.2155. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

First Ladies on Film: Martha to Michelle

South End In an illustrated talk, author and BPL staff member John DeVito counts down the top ten most popular First Ladies of America on your movie, TV, and computer screens. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Boston Parks and Recreation Department

Parks Upcoming Meetings Re: Training Field Winthrop Street renovations: Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015042402000-1621de.pdf. Phone: 617-961-3028. Contact: Margaret Dyson. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. American Legion Hall 23 Adams St Charlestown, MA 02129.

Training Field at Winthrop Square Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services in collaboration with The Friends of the Training Field and the Charlestown Preservation Society invite the public to a meeting to discuss upcoming improvements to the Training Field Winthrop Square. The Parks Department, The Friends of the Training Field, and the Charlestown Preservation Society are very interested in what the community has to contribute to the planning process. Following a brief presentation, community members will be able to offer input regarding the material presented and the Master Plan process. For more information please call Margaret Dyson at the Boston Parks and Recreation Department (617)961.3028 or email Margaret.Dyson@boston.gov. Phone: 617.961.3028. Contact: Margaret Dyson. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM. American Legion Hall 23 Adams St Charlestown, MA 02129.

Restoring Puffins to the Downeast Islands of Maine

Public Event WHO: Co-authors Dr. Stephen W. Kress, director of the Seabird Restoration Program and vice president for Bird Conservation of the National Audubon Society, and Derrick Z. Jackson, an award-winning columnist for The Boston Globe and well-known nature photographer, will share their efforts to raise awareness for and protect New England’s current and future Puffin population. The two collaborated on a new book: Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock. WHAT: Project Puffin is the inspiring story of how a beloved seabird was restored to long-abandoned nesting colonies off the Maine coast. The puffin population had nearly dwindled to nothing but now nearly 1,000 puffin pairs are back on three Maine islands, thanks to the project’s work. As a young ornithology instructor at the Hog Island Audubon Camp, Dr. Kress learned that puffins had nested on nearby islands until extirpated by hunters in the late 1800s. To right this environmental wrong, he resolved to bring puffi… Phone: 617-973-5200. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Silver Line (Aquarium). Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Author Talk. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. New England Aquarium Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110.

Elaine Dimopoulos’ Material Girls Book Release Party

Central Library Debut novelist Elaine Dimopoulos discusses her novel Material Girls. Smart, provocative, and entertaining, this thrilling page-turner for teens questions the cult like mentality of fame and fashion. Are you in or are you out? Elaine served as the Associates of the Boston Public Library's Writer-in-Residence, during which time she wrote Material Girls. Elaine earned her MFA in Writing for Children at Simmons College. She currently teaches children's literature at Boston University and is also an instructor for Grub Street. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Abbey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.elainedimopoulos.com.

Anne Patterson, The Light Between, Her Newest Large-Scale Installation

Ongoing Artist Anne Patterson’s latest work will debut in Boston in March 2015. The Light Between is to be installed in the atrium at 125 High Street in Boston. The installation will officially open to the public on Thursday, March 5th and is expected to remain in the atrium in Boston indefinitely. The public is invited to view the installation for free on weekdays from 7 am – 7 pm. The Light Between will be constructed out of hundreds of 110’ colored aluminum strands, each color representing a different celestial element. This piece seeks to heighten the natural light in the man-made, 8-story atrium of 125 High Street. “The abundant light pouring through the windows of 125 High Street moved me to harness and enhance it,” says Patterson. “I wanted to make this light tangible, bringing its joy and energy down to the ground level of the building.” In observing its simple beauty in a man-made place of business, The Light Between invites the busy individual to pause, take a breath, and in that moment, connect… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line (Park Street) Orange Line (State Street). Type of Event: Visual Arts. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 125 High Street 125 High St Boston, MA 02110.

Public Facilities - Department of Neighborhood Development

Neighborhood Development Detail Posting Attached..... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015050102100-8a5d47.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4826. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9:30 AM. Conference Rm. #11A, 11th Floor 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Sea Squirts - Best Friends: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Ongoing Best Friends: Learn about symbiosis through some well-know ocean pairs, such as the clownfish and the anemone. Tuesdays: April 7, 14, 28, May 5 Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 29, May 6 Thursdays: April 9, 16, 30, May 7 9:30am, 11:00am or 2:30pm Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for ea… Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium's Ocean Center Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

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, May 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Mayor's Neighborhood Coffee Hour

Parks Events The Mayor's Coffee Hours allow residents to come together and meet the Mayor and representatives from other city Departments in your local city park. Summer information will be given out and refreshments will be served courtesy of Dunkin Donuts and Whole Foods. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Park Event. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Edgerly Road 6 Edgerly Rd Boston, MA 02115.

Property and Construction Management Department

Property & Construction Management Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015050102090-d6b0a3.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4826. Contact: Colleen Daley. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9:30 AM. Conference Rm. #11A, 11th Floor 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Boston City Council

City Council Re: Boston Public Health Commission's 2014-2015 Health of Boston Report: Interim Executive Director Dr. Huy Nguyen will be presenting the report: Filed Posting Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015040519310-3eb85f.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3040. Contact: City Councilor Ayanna Pressley Office. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Boston Licensing Board - Petitions

Licensing Re: Petitions for Changes of Holder's of a C.V.7-Day All Alcoholic Beverages / Common Victualler Permits, Etc. Detail Posting Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015042901452-ecf86d.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Peter Wong. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, stories, songs, and activities. For children under 2, accompanied by an adult. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 6, 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 Young children are invited to our bilingual sing-along featuring songs, fingerplays and action rhymes in English and Spanish. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, May 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.

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, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. May 5 & 6 - Ladybug, Ladybug. May 12 & 13 - Beautiful Butterflies. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Mother Goose on the Loose with Ms. Angela

Lower Mills Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive story time where children enjoy rhymes, songs, movement and more. Large groups, please register at 617.298.7841. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Story Time with Sherry

South Boston Please join us for twenty minutes of songs, rhymes and stories with free play afterward. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

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, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Preschool Story Time

Brighton Stories and a simple craft for children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Baby Circle and Play

Charlestown Just for babies and toddlers 24 months and under, this activity includes a 15 minute for songs, rhymes, and stories, then time for babies to play and explore. Preregistration is not required, but please arrive a few minutes early to settle in before we start. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:35 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Senior Arts and Smarts

Codman Square This program is supported by the Hearst Lation Fund and is a collaboration with the following: Codman Square (NDC) and Poder Latino. Space is limited. Please register at the Codman Square Branch. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington 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. May 6 - Ladybug, Ladybug May 13 - Beautiful Butterflies. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 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.

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, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Midweek Midday Matinee

Honan- Allston May 6 .The Man With the Golden Gun. May 13. The Spy Who Loved Me. May 20. Moonraker. May 27. For Your Eyes Only. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Computer Instruction

South End Computer instruction. Basic on Up. By appointment only call 617 536-8241. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Using Overdrive for E-books

Central Library Using OverDrive. Learn how to check out e-books and audiobooks using a smartphone or tablet and the OverDrive app. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Sneakers For Success

Central Library Find out what it takes to get your sneaker from the screen to the street. Designers from Converse and New Balance help teens design sneakers and learn valuable skills, including using special software, branding, and marketing. Presented by PressPass. Registration is required. Sign up with a librarian in Teen Central or call 617.859.2334. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, May 6, 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.

Mother's Day Cards

Dudley Drop by the Teen Room on any afternoon the week before Mother’s Day and create a card to show your love and appreciation for your mom. Ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

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, May 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Kitchen/Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Seedling Label Craft

East Boston We need to label our garden. Drop by the library to help us create labels out of rocks and markers. This program is for children and teens. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

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, May 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Teen Ice Cream Social

Grove Hall Build your own ice cream monstrosity. For teens only. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Paul Newman Film Series - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

West End Join us for our Paul Newman Film Series. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library. May 6- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (158, 108 min, unrated). May 13- The Hustler (1961, 134 min, unrated). May 20- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, 110 min, unrated). May 27:- The Sting (1979, 129 min, rated PG). Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Story and Craft

Central Library Stories and rhymes followed by a craft for ages 4-7. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Ted D'Amato Chess Club: Chess with Charlie the Chessmaster

West Roxbury Join us on Monday and Wednesday afternoons for chess! Players of every ability level are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Homework Help

Adams Street Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Adams. Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Kite Making

Fields Corner Local artist Leslie MacWeeney shows children and families how to make a classic kite that incorporates recycled materials. The unique kites will be ready for pick up the week leading up to the Franklin Park Kite Festival on May 16. Attendance at all session is suggested. Space is limited. Please call the branch to register. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Wednesday Afternoon Games

Lower Mills Join us for Wednesday gaming. Kids and teens are invited to play video and board games the Lower Mills Library. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:10 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

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, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Lecture Hall Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

Felt Board Fun

Uphams Corner In honor of Children’s Book Week, come tell your favorite stories using Miss Emily’s felt board characters. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Story Time. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

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, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Info Session for New Food Truck Vendors

Food Initiatives The Office of Food Initiatives will be hosting info sessions for new vendors in February, May, August, and November in the Boston City Hall in the BRA Boardroom (9th Floor) starting at 4:00 PM. We will provide a thorough overview of the Mobile Food Truck Program and provide an opportunity for asking specific questions. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM. Board Room, 9th floor Boston City Hall 1 Congress St Boston, MA 02201.

Acoustic on Main

Acoustic on Main From May 1-10, the City if Boston will be partnering with local small businesses and artists to offer special acoustic performances across Main Streets Districts citywide.City license fees will be waived for all participating businesses. Boston’s Main Street Districts are essential to the economic strength of our neighborhoods. They are home to many diverse, immigrant-owned, and young-entrepreneur owned businesses that act as gathering places for communities to shop, dine, and socialize. Support your Main Streets Districts by shopping local, taking in a show during Acoustic on Main, and empowering our neighborhoods to thrive. Sign Up to Host A Show: http://bit.ly/1IHFpFp Sign Up to Perform: http://bit.ly/1G6RIs0 Questions? Contact Abby Furey by email at abby.furey@boston.gov or by phone at 617-635-0313. 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. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Introduction to Vector Drawing Tools in Adobe Illustrator CC

Central Library This class will introduce you to one of the versatile and flexible tools for creating illustrations, Adobe Illustrator. Learn how to draw and manipulate shapes in order to create original scalable designs that can be used to print on posters, cards, t-shirts...the possibilities are endless. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Teen Central Lab Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Environment Department - Boston Conservation Commission

Environment Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015043002220-6dd0df.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-635-3850. Contact: Charlotte Moffat. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 5:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #801, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Robert Love’s Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston

Central Library In colonial America, warning out was a way for a community to regulate those to whom it would extend welfare. Between 1765 and 1774, Robert Love warned four thousand itinerants, including migrant workers, demobilized British soldiers, and other newcomers. Cornelia Hughes Dayton will discuss why so many people were on the move throughout the British Atlantic and why they came to Boston. She is Associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. This program is presented as part of Revolutionary Boston, a citywide commemoration. To see a full list of programs, visit www.bpl.org/revolution. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Abbey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. 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, May 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Classical Guitar Music Concert with Fiel Sahir.

North End Classical Guitar Music Concert performed by Fiel Sahir. MR. Sahir is currently studying classical guitar at New England Conservatory. He will be playing a variety of standard repertoire written for classical guitar. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Guess How Much I Love You Story Time

Adams Street Join us for a special Pajama Story Time in honor of Children’s Book Week and Mother’s Day. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, May 6, 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, May 6, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

Anne Patterson, The Light Between, Her Newest Large-Scale Installation

Ongoing Artist Anne Patterson’s latest work will debut in Boston in March 2015. The Light Between is to be installed in the atrium at 125 High Street in Boston. The installation will officially open to the public on Thursday, March 5th and is expected to remain in the atrium in Boston indefinitely. The public is invited to view the installation for free on weekdays from 7 am – 7 pm. The Light Between will be constructed out of hundreds of 110’ colored aluminum strands, each color representing a different celestial element. This piece seeks to heighten the natural light in the man-made, 8-story atrium of 125 High Street. “The abundant light pouring through the windows of 125 High Street moved me to harness and enhance it,” says Patterson. “I wanted to make this light tangible, bringing its joy and energy down to the ground level of the building.” In observing its simple beauty in a man-made place of business, The Light Between invites the busy individual to pause, take a breath, and in that moment, connect… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line (Park Street) Orange Line (State Street). Type of Event: Visual Arts. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 125 High Street 125 High St Boston, MA 02110.

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, May 7, 2015, 9:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #811, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Sea Squirts - Best Friends: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Ongoing Best Friends: Learn about symbiosis through some well-know ocean pairs, such as the clownfish and the anemone. Tuesdays: April 7, 14, 28, May 5 Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 29, May 6 Thursdays: April 9, 16, 30, May 7 9:30am, 11:00am or 2:30pm Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for ea… Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium's Ocean Center Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Drop-in Help: iOS (iPhone & iPad)

Central Library Drop-in Help Series. Drop in with your device and ask questions on how to use it. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Tech Classroom, McKim Building Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, May 7, 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, May 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Financial Planning Services (Thursday Tech Training)

Egleston Square Learn to use free financial planning services on the internet to manage your fiscal needs. Part of our weekly workshops that cover a variety of free services offered on the internet or by the library. Topics will include financial planning; library streaming services; downloadable library content; MA practice driving tests; and job searching resources. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Thursday Morning Adult Sewing

Honan- Allston Join our Thursday morning sewing class. As a beginner sewer you will make a tote bag. Those with experience can choose what to make. Contact Carin to register. Classes are free and open to the public. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Honan-Allston Branch through a Harvard Allston Partmership grant. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Boston City Council's Committee on Ways and Means (Ciommo)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Dockets # 0662-0664 FY2016 Operating Budget: * Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/FYBudget2016-faeb25.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 11:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Return of the Swans

Parks Events Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Boston Public Garden 4 Charles St Boston, MA 02114.

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, May 7, 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, May 7, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Boston City Council's on Human Rights & Civil Rights (Zakim)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Docket #0566 Order re: hearing for LGBT-friendly affordable senior housing: Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42015041401103.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4645. Contact: Daniel Shea. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 2:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Never Too Late Group

Central Library New England Conservatory. Join the International Brass Quintet for a concert featuring music from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, May 7, 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, May 7, 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, May 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Menino Hall Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Computer Instruction

South End Computer instruction. Basic on Up. By appointment only call 617 536-8241. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Free Informantion on Getting into, Going to, and Paying for College

Codman Square American Student Assistance. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Mother's Day Cards

Dudley Drop by the Teen Room on any afternoon the week before Mother’s Day and create a card to show your love and appreciation for your mom. Ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

What Does It Take to Apply to College and Choose a College

Central Library Teens become familiar with the components of a college application in a competitive and fun way and learn about the importance of self-identifying individual needs and wants and how to best match those with potential schools. Presented by American Student Assistance. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Teen Central Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.asa.org.

Drop-in Art for Kids

Parker Hill Kids of all ages are welcome to drop in anytime between 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoons for a fun art project. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

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. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Roslindale. Roxbury. South End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, May 7, 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.

Arte y Cultura Hispana

Brighton Join us each week to learn about the art of a Hispanic artist. In addition, participants will try simple art techniques and learn Spanish vocabulary words based on the theme. For children age 8-12 years of age. No preregistration required. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

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 End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Kate DiCamillo - Stories Connect Us

Central Library Join Newbery Award-winning author and 2014-2015 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo for an inspiring, kid-friendly exploration of how stories bring us together. A book sale and signing will follow the event. Please note that each attendee may have one item personalized and three additional items signed. Seating will be limited for this event, and groups must call ahead. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.katedicamillo.com.

¡Acción! Community Theater Presents Envisioning the Hyde-Jackson Neighborhood

Connolly The Hyde Square Task Force group presents a play inspired by Latino culture and the role it serves in the the neighborhood - Boston's Latin Quarter. Afterwards there will be a discussion and activities. For all ages. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.hydesquare.org.

Origami

Dudley Create a star, flower, or animal out of folded paper by practicing the ancient Japanese art of origami. Ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Dudley Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Kite Making

Fields Corner Local artist Leslie MacWeeney shows children and families how to make a classic kite that incorporates recycled materials. The unique kites will be ready for pick up the week leading up to the Franklin Park Kite Festival on May 16. Attendance at all session is suggested. Space is limited. Please call the branch to register. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Lower Mills 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 Lower Mills Branch at (617) 298-7841. Ideal for students in grades 4-8. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

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, May 7, 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

West Roxbury Discussion: Candymakers by Wendy Mass. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Acoustic on Main

Acoustic on Main From May 1-10, the City if Boston will be partnering with local small businesses and artists to offer special acoustic performances across Main Streets Districts citywide.City license fees will be waived for all participating businesses. Boston’s Main Street Districts are essential to the economic strength of our neighborhoods. They are home to many diverse, immigrant-owned, and young-entrepreneur owned businesses that act as gathering places for communities to shop, dine, and socialize. Support your Main Streets Districts by shopping local, taking in a show during Acoustic on Main, and empowering our neighborhoods to thrive. Sign Up to Host A Show: http://bit.ly/1IHFpFp Sign Up to Perform: http://bit.ly/1G6RIs0 Questions? Contact Abby Furey by email at abby.furey@boston.gov or by phone at 617-635-0313. 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. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

CANCELED - LEGOs Builders Club

Adams Street Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

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, May 7, 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, May 7, 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, May 7, 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, May 7, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Home Remedies for Kitchen Gardens

Uphams Corner Learn herbal recipes using rosemary, sage, thyme, oregano, and more. Herbs are so important to health that we couldn't do without them. Danielle Laberge is a vitalist herbalist at the Commonwealth Center for Holistic Herbalism in Brookline. Supplies are limited; pre-registration is required. Maximum of 30 participants. Please visit the Branch to register or call Elise at 617.265.0139. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Boston- MSBDC Getting Started in Business

Public Event This popular workshop provides a complete overview of business start-up and planning considerations. Topics include business plan preparation, marketing, financing and additional resources. Co-Sponsored by the Kirstein Business Library. Taught by Senior Business Advisor, Michael Dimino of the MA Small Business Development Center Network, Boston Regional Office and Minority Business Center at UMass Boston. Phone: 6172877750. Contact: sbdc@umb.edu. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green line to Copley. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.sbdc.umb.edu.

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, May 7, 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, May 7, 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, May 7, 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.

Author Talk with Marian Parry, author of The Paris Book

Central Library Created in 1952 by author, poet, and artist Marian Parry, The Paris Book remained unpublished until last year, when Un-Gyve released a limited edition of this beautiful volume of watercolors. Featuring twenty extraordinary illustrations accompanied by Parry’s own hand-lettered prose, The Paris Book represents her affinity for the city in which she spent the first years of childhood. The main archive of Parry’s work is in the print collection of the Boston Public Library as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Houghton Library of Harvard University, and the Smith College Rare Book Room. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Abbey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Getting Started in Business

Central Library This popular workshop provides a complete overview of business start-up and planning considerations, oriented to those planning a venture as well as existing small business owners. Topics include the entrepreneurial lifestyle, feasibility, business strategy, business plan preparation, marketing, financing, and additional resources. To register, please call 617-287-7750 or visit our website at www.sbdc.umb.edu/training. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

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, May 7, 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, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Boston's Cycling Craze

Grove Hall Meet Author Lorenz J. Finison and learn more about this important work about a fascinating chapter of Boston history. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

First Ladies on Film: From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

Hyde Park Join us as John DeVito, author and Boston Public Library staff member, counts down the most popular first ladies on film, television and computer screen. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Romance & Mystery Bookclub

Lower Mills We will be discussing Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs . Tess Delaney is set to inherit half of Bella Vista, a 100-acre apple orchard in a town called Archangel, along with a half-sister she does not know. Tess, who makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners, discovers a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Songs of the Revolution with Diane Taraz

West End Diane Taraz presents songs that were enjoyed by both sides during the American Revolution, exploring the fascinating world behind the lyrics. In colonial dress, she sings and accompanies herself on guitar and lap dulcimer, transporting listeners back to the turbulent time of our country's birth. Songs include Free America, Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier, and An American Frigate. This program is presented as part of Revolutionary Boston, a citywide commemoration. To see a full list of programs, visit www.bpl.org/revolution. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. North End. West End. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge St Boston MA 02131.

26th Annual Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

West Roxbury Judge Mary Pinard (Boston poet, essayist, and teacher) awards prizes in categories Primary School through Seniors. This year's theme is "Missing Pieces." Award-winning poems will be read aloud. Refreshments served, and everyone is welcome! Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Lecture Hall West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Guitar Duos From Around the World

Brighton Guitar Duos from Around the World. Join guitarists, Paola and Evelyn Molina from New England Conservatory of Music for a performance of delightful guitar duos from a variety of countries and time periods. All are welcome. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

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, May 7, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.