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Powered By Dance 2014

Public Event AN INTENSIVE FOR TEENS AT THE JEANNETTE NEILL DANCE STUDIO A rewarding and enriching program specifically designed for teens, featuring some of the nation’s most gifted dance educators. July 21st – August 8th, Monday – Friday BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE 9:30 -11:15 Ballet 11:30 -1:15 Modern 2:00 – 4:00 Styles INTERMEDIATE 9:30 – 11:15 Modern 11:30 – 1:15 Ballet 2:00 – 4:00 Styles INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED 9:30 – 11:15 Ballet 11:30 – 1:15 Modern 2:00 – 4:00 Styles (Styles class may include Jazz, Theatre Dance, and Hip Hop). Phone: 617-523-1355. Contact: Jeannette Neill. Cost: $405/per week OR $1100 for all 3 weeks. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). MBTA: Green/Orange Line. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jeannette Neill Dance Studio 261 Friend St Boston, MA 02114.

La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

Ongoing La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada). Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (called a “set book”), each binding is crafted with the unique materials and methods that reflect the maker’s skills and artistic interpretation. North Bennet Street School, which offers training programs and workshops in bookbinding, is the fourth stop of the show’s international touring schedule. The exhibit originated in Paris, then traveled to Quebec City, Montreal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec before arriving in Boston. Phone: 617-227-0155x180. Contact: Nancy Jenner. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket, Green and Orange lines. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. North Bennet Street School 150 North St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.nbss.edu.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

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

2014 Pre-College Summer Session

Ongoing Study art and design in a college environment with professional artists. Our college courses for high school students are designed to challenge your imagination and help you find a pathway to a career in art and design. Students earn 1 college level credit after successful completion of the 7-session courses. Non-credit workshops and online portfolio preparation courses in a variety of disciplines are also scheduled during summer session. Scholarships are available based on financial need. More information about the scholarship application process can be found on our website. Register early! Space is limited. Phone: 617-585-6724. Contact: Linda Harris. Cost: $150-$210. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line -- Kenmore. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Lesley University College of Art and Design 700 Beacon St Boston, MA 02215. For more info visit www.lesley.edu.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Public Event FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-267-7400. Contact: Lisa Swain. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Chinatown / Leather District. South Boston. South End. MBTA: Orange line to Massachusetts Avenue. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD South End Neighborhood Service Center 554 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Public Event FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-445-6000. Contact: Ivana Serret. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Back Bay. Fenway-Kenmore. Mission Hill. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/parker-hillfenway-nsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Parker Hill / Fenway Neighborhood Service Center 714 Parker St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

Boston Licensing Board - Common Victuallers

City Clerk Re: Common Victualler Transactions: Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014072803260-cb98e5.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Nancy Mickiewicz. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #809A, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Fishing 101 at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Outside on the Boardwalk (weather permitting) Museum partner Save the Harbor/Save the Bay returns for another summer of fishing and exploring life in Fort Point Channel. Learn the basics of casting a line and waiting patiently for a bite. Touch a green crab or take a close look at different types of fish. Phone: 617-426-6500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: free, but to get into museum $14. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-298-2045. Contact: Karleen Porcena. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/mattapan-fsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Mattapan Family Service Center 535 River St Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will… Phone: 617-903-3640. Contact: Kathryn Fahey. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/allston-brighton-noc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Allston/Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center 640 Washington St Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-288-2700. Contact: Eric Mitchell. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/dorchester-nsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center 110 Claybourne St Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-442-5900. Contact: Anthony Richards. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/dorchester-nsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Elm Hill Family Service Center 22 Elm Hill Ave Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-522-4250. Contact: Mirta Rodriguez. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange line to Stony Brook. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Jamaica Plain Area Planning Action Council 30 Bickford St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-398-6242. Contact: Terry Kennedy. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. John F. Kennedy Family Service Center 55 Bunker Hill St Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-567-8857. Contact: Amy Lima. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: East Boston. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/east-boston-apac.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD East Boston Area Planning Action Council 21 Meridian St Boston, MA 02128. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

Courtyard Story Time

Central Library Children’s librarians from Boston Public Library branches read stories, sing songs, and have fun in the courtyard at the Central Library in Copley Square. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

ESL Low-Intermediate English Class

Dudley This is a low-intermediate English ESL class for people who already have a basic understanding of the English language. This class will introduce more complex grammar, and offer several opportunities for reading, writing, and speaking. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Drop-In Tech Instruction

Honan- Allston One to one instruction either on patron's own device or library equipment. Patron sets topic. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

ESL Conversation Group

Connolly Practice speaking English with other new 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, July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Baby Lapsit

Faneuil Special story times for the youngest children: Bounces, songs and fingerplays for babies ages 0-2 years, with caregivers. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Boston City Council's Committee on Public Safety (Murphy)

City Clerk The subject of this hearing is: Docket #1176 Order re: public awareness of sex offenders....... Detail Posting Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014071501470-c4bb35.pdf. Phone: 617-635-1185. Contact: Christine O'Donnell. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Get a Taste of Chair Massage

West End Experience a five minute complimentary chair massage outside in the West End Branch Library Courtyard. This will be offered – weather permitting – on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. throughout the summer. Zoe Arguello , a licensed massage therapist, operates Toe2Heal Studio at 25 Myrtle Street in Beacon Hill. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Mission Hill Brigham Circle Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174276919. Contact: Barry Twomey. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Roxbury. MBTA: Green Line - Brigham Circle Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Hanlon Square Closest address: 735 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115.

ReadBoston Story Mobile

Connolly The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Dewey Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Downtown Crossing. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Dewey Square 700 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

"Son d' LePua" Concert

Arts, Tourism & Special Events From June to September, up-and-coming Berklee musicians will perform free concerts at Atlantic Wharf, a part of Berklee Summer in the City, presented by Natixis Global Asset Management. For more information on Berklee concerts in neighborhoods throughout Boston this summer, visit berklee.edu/events/summer. Son d' LePua was formed from a mix of Latin and European sounds. Centered on jazz, its members experiment and explore the richness of both cultures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM. Atlantic Wharf Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

"Song Cycles" Exhibition

Ongoing Song Cycles is a new exhibition featuring 17 member artists of Unbound Visual Arts that responded to call for art on the theme of music. Opening Reception - Wed. June 18th 6:00 - 7:45, refreshments. Monday and Wed - Noon - 8:00 pm Tues and Thurs - 10 am - 6 pm Fri and Sat - 9 am - 5 pm. Phone: 617-657-4278. Contact: John Quatrale. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Allston. MBTA: 66. Type of Event: Exhibition. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Honan-Allston Library Art Gallery 300 N Harvard St Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit sites.google.com.

Arts in Residence Craft Workshop

Parks Events Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Riggold Playground 10 Ringgold St Boston, MA 02118.

T'ai Chi

Ongoing Join Master Heg from the Roxbury T’ai Chi Academy in the park! Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #14, #25, #28, #29, #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse 1 Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

ReadBoston Story Mobile

Honan- Allston The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

ReadBoston Story Mobile

Hyde Park The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Never Too Late Group

Central Library Jazz Guitar Duo. Join veteran jazz guitarists Gerry Beaudoin and Larry Baione for their fresh take on jazz standards. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 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 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, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

New England Aquarium

Faneuil Conversations about sharks, tide pools and lobsters are on the schedule when educators from the New England Aquarium visit. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Nature. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Boston Bikes

Fields Corner Explore how a bike works, the parts of a bike, how to avoid bike theft, and learn tips for safely navigating the city by bike. Attend a workshop and you will be entered into a raffle to win a free bike. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

Hyde Park Learn to play chess or checkers with expert instructor Charlie Cleary. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 5-13 years old. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Teen Anime Club

Hyde Park Come and join us at the Teen Anime Club. We are now streaming great Anime series over wireless Internet and will watch feature films when they become available. Our current series is Fairy Tail and we are watching newer episodes in Japanese with English subtitles. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Book Group. Community Meeting. Computers/Technology. Concerts / Live Music. Film. Performing Arts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

See with an Artist's Eye: A Drawing and Watercolor Class

South End In a drawing and watercolor class with French artist Elisa Solignac, you will go outside and learn to look at our cityscape with an artist's eye and sketch and paint what you choose to focus on. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6177540026. Contact: Grantley Payne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Fields Corner Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Bowdoin Street Health Center 230 Bowdoin St Dorchester, MA 02122.

City Council Committee on Healthy Woman, Families and Communities (Pressley)

City Council Hearing document attached: Docket #1178 http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014072220240-542f1b.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3041. Contact: Juan Lopez. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Christopher Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Teen Book of the Month

Central Library We are reading the first half of The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart. Snacks will be provided. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Mad Science Lab

Mattapan Children unleash their inner scientist, and take their creation home. July 24th : Slime. July 31st : Lava Lamps. August 7th: Bouncy Balls. Library: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Museum of Science-Rockets

Charlestown Rockets: There and Back Again program, kids become rocket scientists by designing, building, and testing balloon rockets and reentry parachutes. Each session is limited to 25 participants. Please call your local library to reserve a spot. Children ages ten and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Dudley Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174421322. Contact: Allegra Lovejoy. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus Route 45. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Dudley Town Common Closest address: 350 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119.

East Boston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6175684783. Contact: Katie Tong. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. MBTA: Blue Line - Maverick Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Lewis Mall 209 Sumner St Boston, MA 02128.

Hyde Park Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 2154982852. Contact: Morgan Houk. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. MBTA: Bus Route 32. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cleary Square Closest Address: 1269 Hyde Park Ave Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Mattapan Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6176962900. Contact: Vickey Siggers. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: Red Line - Mattapan. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Church of the Holy Spirit 525 River St Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.mattapanfoodandfitness.org.

ReVision Urban Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178223276. Contact: Shani Fletcher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus Route 22. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club 15 Talbot Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Harry Potter Science Party

Central Library Its Harry Potter's birthday. Come celebrate by learning about the science behind the magic of the wizarding world. Ages 6 and up. Groups please call ahead. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Nature. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Rey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Jamaica Plain Loring-Greenough Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Market runs until sundown. Phone: 617-524-3158. Contact: Elissa May. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line- Green St. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: EBT. SNAP. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Loring Greenough House 12 South St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit loring-greenough.org.

Introduction to the BPL Catalog

Central Library Come and learn the ins and outs of registering; searching; adding comments and tags; and creating lists to use and share. If you haven't already registered with the online catalog, please bring your library card and your four-digit PIN. Prerequisite: Some Internet experience and experience using a mouse. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Tech Classroom Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Boston Bikes

Mattapan Explore how a bike works, the parts of a bike, how to avoid bike theft, and learn tips for safely navigating the city by bike. Attend a workshop and you will be entered into a raffle to win a free bike. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Free Night at the ICA

Arts, Tourism & Special Events FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Phone: (617) 478-3100. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

BCYF Neighborhood Block Pary!

Boston Centers for Youth & Families Every Thursday night in July and August families will have the chance to come together from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for a variety of activities which, depending on the location, includes an inflatable obstacle course, a DJ, ice cream, an interactive MFA arts activity, an animal petting zoo, resource information tables staffed by our partners and other city agencies, arts & crafts activities, swimming, a cookout and more. Cost: FREE! 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: Mattapan. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. BCYF Mildred Avenue Community Center 5 Mildred Ave Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Youth Sports Night

Public Event Several years ago, in response to community concerns about street violence, FPC began Drop-in Youth Sports Nights with pick-up games and barbecue. Come out every Thursday afternoon (5-8) in July and August for games, free barbecue, and socializing! Phone: 6174424141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #22, #29, #44. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Sports. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. White Stadium Parking Lot Pierpont Rd Boston, MA 02130.

Local Author Reading

Dudley Local author, P. Speck, will read from her first book, The Inducements of Brazen Lovers Behind the Mask. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Mattapan. Mission Hill. Roslindale. Roxbury. South End. Type of Event: Book Sale. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

After Work Tai Chi

West End Come and try this low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo. If you have any questions you can contact Nicky & John Collins at tai-chi@macheads2.net. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Cambridge. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

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

City Council Subject of the Hearing is: Docket #1175, Ordinance establishing a Boston Trust Act. http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014072020440-424481.pdf. Phone: 617-635-1185. Contact: Christine O'Donnell. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM. Christopher A. Iannella Chamber 5Th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series

Public Event For three months this summer, Bostonians, visitors and adventurers big and small can enjoy all of the pleasures of a New England summer – sun-splashed days, breezy nights and most notably, the water. This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again become one of Boston’s liveliest outdoor entertainment venues when it launches its 16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on Thursday, June 12, 2014 (continuing through Friday, August 29, 2014). One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Now in its 16th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. As the sun sets, the harbor comes alive with different bands performing nightly on the hotel’s floating barge. Cool breezes, passing yachts, Chef Daniel Bruce’s award-winning cuisine and cocktails al fresco all… Phone: 617-439-7000. Contact: Heather Greenbaum. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line to South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Film. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Circle The City Community Meeting

Public Event The Circle The City team invites you to join our community meeting designed to get your input about Circle The City, an open streets event coming to Blue Hill Avenue on September 28th, 2014. From Dudley Street and Warren Street to Grove Hall, Blue Hill Avenue will transform into a paved park where people can walk, ride, bike, skate, dance, and play. This event is a celebration of the communities surrounding the avenue, and we would love to hear your thoughts, ideas, and visions on how to make this year's event the best that it can be! To RSVP & for more information, please contact Ola Akinwumi at 617-522-2700 or oakin@emeraldnecklace.org. You can also check out our website, www.circlethecityboston.org, and check out our facebook and twitter pages @circlecitybos, to learn more about the event. We hope to see you there! Phone: 617-522-2700. Contact: Ola Akinwumi, 617-522-2700, oakin@emeraldnecklace.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Mattapan. Roxbury. MBTA: 16, 22, 23, 28. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Grove Hall Library 41 Geneva Ave Dorchester, MA 02121.

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, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Concerts in the Garden: Jumping Juba

Hyde Park Concert in the Garden featuring Jumping Juba performing a blend of American Blues and Rock and Roll. In the event of rain the concert will be held inside the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library and supported by a grant from the Blue Hills Bank Charitable Foundation. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Intercambio English/Spanish-Ingles/Espanol Conversation

Jamaica Plain Casual conversation group for English speakers who want to learn Spanish and Spanish speakers who want to learn English. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Movie-Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston

Parker Hill Closing event for the Historic Mission Hill exhibit. Through the voices of residents, the film tells the story of urban renewal, racial conflict, and the struggle of a neighborhood to survive through changing times. Directed by Richard Broadman (60 minutes). 35th anniversary of the first screening at the Parker Hill Branch Library the summer of 1979. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

Open Space Plan 2015-2021 Community Meeting

Parks Upcoming Meetings PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE PLAN MEETINGS The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department developed and launched a survey questionnaire to enable the public to provide input about their park use and preferences. The Parks Department will be holding a citywide series of public meetings from July 21 to August 14 to discuss the results of the survey. With this information the Parks Department is developing a multi-year integrated plan for open space protection and development. Public participation is crucial to the success of the Open Space Plan and the key ingredient to helping us make our parks and open spaces better. The Plan looks at all public open space, regardless of ownership, including parks, playgrounds, squares, malls, urban wilds, community gardens, cemeteries, greenways, trails, thoroughfares, and harbor islands. The Plan will also look at demographic and socio-econo… Phone: 617.961.3006. Contact: Marchelle Jacques-Yarde. 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: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM. BCYF Hyde Park Community Center 1179 River St Hyde Park, MA 02136.

July Summer Concert Series

Arts, Tourism & Special Events The North End Music & Performing Arts Center will be partnering with the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Arts, and Tourism for a 4 Week July Summer Concert series on the Waterfront! Concerts will feature local New England performing artists, bands, and musicians. Several NEMPAC faculty members are featured. July Thursday Nights 7:00pm - 8:30pm Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park Main-Stage July 10th - Scott Boni Jazz Quartet "Great Songs from Classic Movies in Hollywood" July 17th - Happy 450th Birthday Shakespeare! "A Musical and Dramatic Celebration of the BARD" July 24th- Eight to the Bar: "Blues, Jazz, and Swing from New Orleans" July 31st - Bella Notte "Italian Opera & Song Favorites" *Rain Dates: Aug 7th and Aug 14th. Phone: (617) 227-2270. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line: Aquarium. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Park Event. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. Christopher Columbus Park 105 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.nempacboston.org.

ReadBoston Story Mobile

West Roxbury The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. For ages 3-8. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts Featuring The Soul City Band

Parks Events ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts featuring The Soul City Band. This performance is supported by The Dorchester Park Association. Phone: 6176354505. Contact: Mavrick Afonso. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Cedar Grove Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. Dorchester Park 2180 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Tito Puente Latin Music Series

Parks Events Tonight’s performance will feature Pedrito. This event is sponsored in part by Berklee College of Music and IBA, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Zumix, Hyde Square Task Force and Sociadad Latina. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. O’Day Playground 75 W Newton St Boston, MA 02118.

Hub Theatre Company of Boston presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)"

Public Event Hub Theatre Company of Boston continues its second season with the irreverent comedy "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield at Club Cafe July 18th-Aug 2nd. In this outrageously endearing play, three brave actors blaze a trail through all 37 of the Bard’s works in a 90 minutes performance that will leave you falling out of your seat with laughter. This is truly a show for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike! However, please note that due to the fast-paced, side-splitting nature of this performance it is not recommended for patrons with heart ailments, bladder control problems or Ph.D.s in English history. Hub co-founder Lauren Elias directs a trio of Boston's finest and funniest actors, Patrick Curran, William J. Moore, and IRNE award nominee Brooks Reeves in this sophisticatedly silly romp through Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies, histories and everything in between! As an added bonus, each performance kicks off with the Shakespearean stylin… Phone: 2035302343. Contact: Lauren Elias at laurenrelias@gmail.com. Cost: Pay-What-You-Can. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM. Club Cafe 209 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02116.

Twelfth Night: Shakespeare on the Common

Arts, Tourism & Special Events For our 19th season production of Free Shakespeare on the Common, CSC is pleased to present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's classic comedy of love in disguise. One of The Bard's most popular plays, Twelfth Night follows the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland-the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line/Green Line: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:00 PM. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Free Shakespeare on the Common - Twelfth Night

Public Event Join Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on the Boston Common for Bard’s classic comedy of love in disguise. Follow the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland—the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Directed by Steven Maler. Pack your picnic, stake out your spot early and join us for pre-show music and Greenshow. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Smile!

Public Event It’s the hottest summer on record since 1989; slugs and jackals overrun the streets. To escape this lawless season, four women park themselves at a holistic retreat to ride out the storm. While the pandemonium outside grows louder, the women train and fortify against the assault that awaits outside of the walls of their safe haven. Smile! explores issues of sexual harassment and the price of being a woman in modern day society. July 31st - August 16,2014 at The Boston Center for the Arts, Black Box Theatre Suitable for ages 17 and up. Directed by Dawn M. Simmons Featuring: Shalaye Camillo, Jordan Clark, Melissa DeJesus, Laurel Hill, and Alycia Love Design Team: Eric Propp (Costumes), Chris Larson (Sound), Megan Kinneen (Set and Props), Emma Schimminger (Lights), and Jay Bernal (Stage Manager) This event is FREE!!! Reserve your tickets using the link below! https://www.artful.ly/store/events/3640. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Brookline. Cambridge. 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. MBTA: Orange Line, Back Bay. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:00 PM. Boston Center for the Arts, Plaza Black Box Theatre 539 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

Deadline - Quarterly tax payments

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

Read Your Way to Fenway Essay Due

Uphams Corner Don't forget to turn in your Read Your Way to Fenway essays to any of the branches of the Boston Public Library by 5:00 p.m. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 1, 2014. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Powered By Dance 2014

Public Event AN INTENSIVE FOR TEENS AT THE JEANNETTE NEILL DANCE STUDIO A rewarding and enriching program specifically designed for teens, featuring some of the nation’s most gifted dance educators. July 21st – August 8th, Monday – Friday BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE 9:30 -11:15 Ballet 11:30 -1:15 Modern 2:00 – 4:00 Styles INTERMEDIATE 9:30 – 11:15 Modern 11:30 – 1:15 Ballet 2:00 – 4:00 Styles INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED 9:30 – 11:15 Ballet 11:30 – 1:15 Modern 2:00 – 4:00 Styles (Styles class may include Jazz, Theatre Dance, and Hip Hop). Phone: 617-523-1355. Contact: Jeannette Neill. Cost: $405/per week OR $1100 for all 3 weeks. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). MBTA: Green/Orange Line. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jeannette Neill Dance Studio 261 Friend St Boston, MA 02114.

La Couleur Du Vent: an international exhibit of design bindings

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

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

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

ESL Conversation Group

Jamaica Plain Practice speaking English with other new English language learners. All levels welcome. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

2014 Pre-College Summer Session

Ongoing Study art and design in a college environment with professional artists. Our college courses for high school students are designed to challenge your imagination and help you find a pathway to a career in art and design. Students earn 1 college level credit after successful completion of the 7-session courses. Non-credit workshops and online portfolio preparation courses in a variety of disciplines are also scheduled during summer session. Scholarships are available based on financial need. More information about the scholarship application process can be found on our website. Register early! Space is limited. Phone: 617-585-6724. Contact: Linda Harris. Cost: $150-$210. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line -- Kenmore. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Lesley University College of Art and Design 700 Beacon St Boston, MA 02215. For more info visit www.lesley.edu.

Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions – a Pop-up Exhibition

Public Event For two weeks only, a vacant gallery space on Newbury Street will be home to a pop-up showcase of beautifully hand-crafted studio furniture produced by members of a New Hampshire-based group that represents some of the top artists working in the furniture-making field today. “Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions” gives Boston area visitors a look at the best examples of contemporary furniture being produced in New England. Pieces in the exhibition will reflect a range of distinctive furniture styles - from Early American and Shaker to Contemporary and Art Furniture. Phone: 617-763-1349. Contact: Richard Oedel. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Copley Station (Green Line). Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. unnamed Newbury Street gallery 127 Newbury St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.furnituremasters.com.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Public Event FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-267-7400. Contact: Lisa Swain. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Chinatown / Leather District. South Boston. South End. MBTA: Orange line to Massachusetts Avenue. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD South End Neighborhood Service Center 554 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Public Event FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-445-6000. Contact: Ivana Serret. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Back Bay. Fenway-Kenmore. Mission Hill. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/parker-hillfenway-nsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Parker Hill / Fenway Neighborhood Service Center 714 Parker St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

Fishing 101 at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Outside on the Boardwalk (weather permitting) Museum partner Save the Harbor/Save the Bay returns for another summer of fishing and exploring life in Fort Point Channel. Learn the basics of casting a line and waiting patiently for a bite. Touch a green crab or take a close look at different types of fish. Phone: 617-426-6500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: free, but to get into museum $14. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will… Phone: 617-903-3640. Contact: Kathryn Fahey. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/allston-brighton-noc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Allston/Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center 640 Washington St Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-288-2700. Contact: Eric Mitchell. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/dorchester-nsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center 110 Claybourne St Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-567-8857. Contact: Amy Lima. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: East Boston. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/east-boston-apac.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD East Boston Area Planning Action Council 21 Meridian St Boston, MA 02128. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-298-2045. Contact: Karleen Porcena. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/mattapan-fsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Mattapan Family Service Center 535 River St Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-522-4250. Contact: Mirta Rodriguez. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange line to Stony Brook. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Jamaica Plain Area Planning Action Council 30 Bickford St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-398-6242. Contact: Terry Kennedy. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. John F. Kennedy Family Service Center 55 Bunker Hill St Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

YEA! Youth Engaged in Action

Ongoing FREE PROGRAM - EARN $100 IN GIFT CARDS TOO YOUNG TO WORK AND TOO OLD FOR DAY CAMP. ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS HOSTING AN ENGAGING SUMMER PROGRAM JUST FOR 13-YEAR OLDS. YEA! Youth Engaged in Action is a three-week course offered to 200 income-eligible middle-school youth. YEA builds on their ability to become young leaders through awareness, advocacy and the opportunity to take action. Throughout the session, they will learn how government works, how to take positive action on challenges that face our environment and how financial wellness is important for themselves and their communities at large. There will be one session for a total of three weeks (Monday - Friday) with ABCD’s staff and older SummerWorks teens working as program assistants. Please call one of our participating neighborhood sites to sign up and get more information. Summer Session: 7/14/2014 - 8/1/2014 All applications must be submitted to a participating neighborhood site by May 30, 2014. The YEA! program will s… Phone: 617-442-5900. Contact: Anthony Richards. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: http://bostonabcd.org/dorchester-nsc.aspx. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. ABCD Elm Hill Family Service Center 22 Elm Hill Ave Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit bostonabcd.org.

Baby Playgroup

Central Library Friday mornings are a special time for young children and their caregivers to play and socialize in the Central Library. Developmentally appropriate toys will be available for families with children ages 3 and under. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups please call 617-859-2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Beginner English Class

East Boston This is a Beginning English ESL class for people with very little or no English experience. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Preschool Films

South Boston Come see animated versions of your favorite children's books including Chrysanthemum, Knuffle Bunny & Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Boston Nature Center

West End A Mass Audubon teacher naturalist will introduce children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Each program offers a different nature-based theme with engaging, hands-on experiences. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Performing Arts. Story Time. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Story Time in Hemenway Park

Adams Street Weather permitting. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Baby/Toddler Music Time

Egleston Square Join the children's librarian for singing, dancing, stories, and play. For children ages 0-3 accompanied by a caregiver. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Steve Rudolph’s Famous Scientists Magic Show

Hyde Park Take a magical look at some of the most famous scientists who ever lived. This exciting show features lots of comedy, surprises, audience participation. Appropriate for ages four and up. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Families. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Disney Morning Movies

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

Preschool Story and Craft Time

Mattapan Weekly story time with stories, songs and craft time. For children ages three to five years old, accompanied by an adult. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Story Time and Art Class: Alien Spacecrafts

West Roxbury Space limited. Registration required. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Little Groove: Music for Kids

Brighton Little Groove music classes are designed to help infants, toddlers, and preschoolers learn and interact through sound, sight, and touch in a live music setting. Children enjoy being a part of the musical experience, using their bodies and voices to sing along to catchy songs that help them build important motor and social skills. Older siblings are also welcome. Made possible by the generosity of historian Anthony Sammarco, through the Bonifazio and Angela Cocuzzo Cedrone fund. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.babywiggle.com.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Every week we read three books on a particular theme,do finger plays, and sometimes make crafts. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Free Fun Friday: Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum

Arts, Tourism & Special Events Visit the Museum for free! Free timed tickets will be available at the Museum entrance on Friday, August 1 starting at 11 am. To ensure everyone’s experience at the Museum is pleasant, tickets are timed for entry every 30 minutes beginning at 11 am, with the last entry at 4 pm. Tickets are not available in advance. Tickets will be distributed until Museum capacity for the entire day is reached, so the ticket(s) you receive may be for a time slot an hour or two later than you arrive. Admission includes access to the entire Museum. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line: Museum of Fine Arts. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM. Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum 280 Fenway Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.gardnermuseum.org.

Free Fun Fridays

Public Event Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will participate in the Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays program. Free timed tickets will be available at the entrance to the Gardner Museum on Evans Way Park on Friday, August 1 beginning at 11 am. The Museum will offer timed tickets in 30 minute intervals with the last entry at 4 pm. Admission for the day includes access to the entire Museum and programming will include art-making activities in the Education Studio and around the Courtyard of the historic palace. For the full schedule and to learn more about Free Fun Fridays, please visit: www.highlandstreet.org. For more information about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum or Free Fun Friday at the Museum on August 1, please visit www.gardnermuseum.org. Phone: 617-566-1401. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Brookline. Dorchester. Fenway-Kenmore. Jamaica Plain. Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 25 Evans Way Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.gardnermuseum.org.

Art and 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: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Preschool Films

Codman Square Come watch three films for preschoolers every week in our auditorium. Camp groups and preschools are welcome. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Marionette Puppet Show Series - East Boston

Parks Events Children and parents will enjoy entertaining and whimsical puppet shows that will “delight the child in everyone.” Experience the unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. The Marionette Puppet Show Series is sponsored by Holly & David Bruce. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Parks Dept. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM. East Boston Memorial Stadium Park 143 Porter St Boston, MA 02128.

Boston Medical Center Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174147003. Contact: David Maffeo. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line- Longwood Medical Area. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Boston Medical Center Shapiro Lobby 725 Albany St Boston, MA 02118.

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 7818938222. Contact: Peter Bowne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line- Copley. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

1010 Mass Ave Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6175345685. Contact: Catalina Lopez-Ospina. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line- Andrew Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 1010 Mass Ave Parking Lot 1010 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher

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

Concerts in the Courtyard: Properly Unprepared

Central Library Properly Unprepared is a young, five-piece jazz combo that plays classics by artist such as Miles Davis along with more contemporary jazz. The group is currently writing original pieces and new arrangements of classics. With an average age of seventeen, the group hopes to fill the gap of young jazz bands in the Boston area. The combo is led by Tyler Campbell on alto and tenor sax with Marcus Campbell on trombone, Stephen Marinelli on piano, Ryan Fess on electric and upright bass, and Shane Dahler on drums. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. McKim Courtyard Central Library in Copley Square Rabb Lecture Hall 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Property and Construction Management Department

City Clerk Josiah Quincy Upper School and Boston Arts Academy School Buildings; reviewing the schematic design for the submission to the Massachusetts School Building Authority. Detail Posting Attached..... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014072920130-d7b7cd.pdf. Phone: 617-635-0412. Contact: Maureen Anderson. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Friday, August 1, 2014, 1:00 PM. Lincoln Room, 7th Floor 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Marilyn Monroe Film Series: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Lower Mills Gentlemen Prefer Blondes-1953: PG -91 minutes.  Two singers, best friends Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris pursued by a private detective hired by Lorelei's fiancé's disapproving father to keep an eye on her, a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, August 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Community Room Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

ReadBoston Story Mobile

Charlestown The ReadBoston Storymobile visits 14 Boston Public Library sites once a week for six weeks this summer to provide fun storytelling events and free books for all children in attendance. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 1, 2014, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Ready Mech Craft

Central Library Choose from various Ready Mech patterns to cut out and tape. We will make a short story with our Ready Mechs and film it if time allows. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Fridays @ 2

Fields Corner Careers and Condundrums. Snake Wrestler? Lunar Gardener? Will you boldly go where very few have gone before? Explore the possibilities of your future career. We will take a look at the strange things you might do in your future. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Noir Fridays

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

ReVision Urban Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178223276. Contact: Shani Fletcher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus Route 29. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Blue Hill Avenue 1062 Blue Hill Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Friday Films

Mattapan After a long week at school, come relax in the Mattapan Teen Room with Friday Films. Every Friday afternoon come kickoff your weekend with a great movie. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Drop-in Homework Help Interview Session

Central Library The Boston Public Library is hiring paid Homework Help mentors for the 2014-15 school year. You must be an incoming high school sophomore, junior, or senior, enjoy working with children, and have at least a 3.0 GPA to apply.  No registration required. Please bring a completed application and a copy of your most recent report card to the interview. For more information, visit www.bpl.org/boost. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, August 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Boston Nature Center

Mattapan A Mass Audubon teacher naturalist will introduce children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Each program offers a different nature-based theme with engaging, hands-on experiences. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Boston Nature Center

Mattapan A Mass Audubon teacher naturalist will introduce children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Each program offers a different nature-based theme with engaging, hands-on experiences. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Nature. Performing Arts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, August 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178253846. Contact: Shaquille Jones. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Ashmont Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Ashmont Station Peabody Plaza 1900 Dorchester Ave Boston, MA 02127.

Harvard-Allston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174965022. Contact: Vinay Devadanam. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. MBTA: Bus Route 70. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, August 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Swiss Bakers Parking Lot 168 Western Ave Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit edportal.harvard.edu.

Free Friday Flicks: Men in Black 3

Arts, Tourism & Special Events Free Friday Flicks is a summertime tradition in Boston, attracting thousands of movie-goers to enjoy family-oriented feature length movies under the stars all summer long - now in HD. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, pack a picnic and watch a movie with family and friends on Friday night for free. Movies begin at sundown, but arrive early to grab your spot on the lawn and enjoy free food samples, games and giveaways with WBZ NewsRadio 1030. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Beacon Hill. MBTA: Green Line: Arlington, Red Line: Charles MGH. Type of Event: Film. Friday, August 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. DCR Hatch Memorial Shell (on the Esplanade) David G Mugar Way Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit boston.cbslocal.com.

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series

Public Event For three months this summer, Bostonians, visitors and adventurers big and small can enjoy all of the pleasures of a New England summer – sun-splashed days, breezy nights and most notably, the water. This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again become one of Boston’s liveliest outdoor entertainment venues when it launches its 16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on Thursday, June 12, 2014 (continuing through Friday, August 29, 2014). One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Now in its 16th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. As the sun sets, the harbor comes alive with different bands performing nightly on the hotel’s floating barge. Cool breezes, passing yachts, Chef Daniel Bruce’s award-winning cuisine and cocktails al fresco all… Phone: 617-439-7000. Contact: Heather Greenbaum. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line to South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Film. Friday, August 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Twelfth Night: Shakespeare on the Common

Arts, Tourism & Special Events For our 19th season production of Free Shakespeare on the Common, CSC is pleased to present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's classic comedy of love in disguise. One of The Bard's most popular plays, Twelfth Night follows the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland-the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line/Green Line: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Free Shakespeare on the Common - Twelfth Night

Public Event Join Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on the Boston Common for Bard’s classic comedy of love in disguise. Follow the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland—the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Directed by Steven Maler. Pack your picnic, stake out your spot early and join us for pre-show music and Greenshow. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Hub Theatre Company of Boston presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)"

Public Event Hub Theatre Company of Boston continues its second season with the irreverent comedy "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield at Club Cafe July 18th-Aug 2nd. In this outrageously endearing play, three brave actors blaze a trail through all 37 of the Bard’s works in a 90 minutes performance that will leave you falling out of your seat with laughter. This is truly a show for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike! However, please note that due to the fast-paced, side-splitting nature of this performance it is not recommended for patrons with heart ailments, bladder control problems or Ph.D.s in English history. Hub co-founder Lauren Elias directs a trio of Boston's finest and funniest actors, Patrick Curran, William J. Moore, and IRNE award nominee Brooks Reeves in this sophisticatedly silly romp through Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies, histories and everything in between! As an added bonus, each performance kicks off with the Shakespearean stylin… Phone: 2035302343. Contact: Lauren Elias at laurenrelias@gmail.com. Cost: Pay-What-You-Can. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:45 PM. Club Cafe 209 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02116.

Smile!

Public Event It’s the hottest summer on record since 1989; slugs and jackals overrun the streets. To escape this lawless season, four women park themselves at a holistic retreat to ride out the storm. While the pandemonium outside grows louder, the women train and fortify against the assault that awaits outside of the walls of their safe haven. Smile! explores issues of sexual harassment and the price of being a woman in modern day society. July 31st - August 16,2014 at The Boston Center for the Arts, Black Box Theatre Suitable for ages 17 and up. Directed by Dawn M. Simmons Featuring: Shalaye Camillo, Jordan Clark, Melissa DeJesus, Laurel Hill, and Alycia Love Design Team: Eric Propp (Costumes), Chris Larson (Sound), Megan Kinneen (Set and Props), Emma Schimminger (Lights), and Jay Bernal (Stage Manager) This event is FREE!!! Reserve your tickets using the link below! https://www.artful.ly/store/events/3640. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Brookline. Cambridge. 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. MBTA: Orange Line, Back Bay. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM. Boston Center for the Arts, Plaza Black Box Theatre 539 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

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

Fields Corner Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Fields Corner Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Fields Corner 150 Park St Dorchester, MA 02122.

Roslindale Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Contact: Ben Sommer. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roslindale. MBTA: Orange Line - Forest Hills Station, Bus connections. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Commuter Rail Parking Lot S Conway St Roslindale, MA 02131. For more info visit www.roslindale.net.

Foster Parent Certification Training

Public Event The next Foster Parent Certification Training is offered to potential foster parent/s who complete the Intake process. Join us to find out if you can make a positive difference in the life of a child. 617-445-6655 Ext 261. Phone: 617-445-6655. Contact: Adriana Cordero Raines. Cost: FREE. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Families. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Children Services of Roxbury 504 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.csrox.org.

Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions – a Pop-up Exhibition

Public Event For two weeks only, a vacant gallery space on Newbury Street will be home to a pop-up showcase of beautifully hand-crafted studio furniture produced by members of a New Hampshire-based group that represents some of the top artists working in the furniture-making field today. “Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions” gives Boston area visitors a look at the best examples of contemporary furniture being produced in New England. Pieces in the exhibition will reflect a range of distinctive furniture styles - from Early American and Shaker to Contemporary and Art Furniture. Phone: 617-763-1349. Contact: Richard Oedel. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Copley Station (Green Line). Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. unnamed Newbury Street gallery 127 Newbury St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.furnituremasters.com.

Fishing 101 at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Outside on the Boardwalk (weather permitting) Museum partner Save the Harbor/Save the Bay returns for another summer of fishing and exploring life in Fort Point Channel. Learn the basics of casting a line and waiting patiently for a bite. Touch a green crab or take a close look at different types of fish. Phone: 617-426-6500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: free, but to get into museum $14. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210.

Yoga

Ongoing Join Linda the Wellness Warrior, trained in Afroflow yoga, on Schoolmaster Hill every Saturday morning through the summer. You’ll be in one of the most beautiful spots in the park and experience the relaxation of yoga while getting fit. Bring a mat if you have one, we’ll have some for those without. All levels welcome. Linda will work with you if you need support. Come with a water bottle to stay hydrated and wear comfortable, loose clothes. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Christine Poff. Cost: FREE. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: #16. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Nature. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Schoolmaster Hill Valley Gates Circuit St Roxbury, MA 02119.

City-Wide Friends Book Sale

Central Library Browse our selection of affordable books for any interest, now in our new location in the Cushman Room on the third floor of the McKim Building. Best entrance is via Dartmouth Street. Cash, check, and credit card accepted. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Roslindale Branch. Book sales by the City-Wide Friends are on the first Saturday of even-numbered months (next up: October 4 and December 6). Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Book Sale. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square Cushman Room, Third Floor McKim Building 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Vietnamese Book Club

Fields Corner Support children building their literacy skills through story time, books, rhymes, songs, activities and fun. This is a partnership between the Fields Corner Branch Library and Fields Corner Thrive in 5. For more information please contact the library, or Huong Vu at 617.3740.2335. Please note that this book club is conducted in Vietnamese. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Seed Saving Workshop

Grove Hall Boston Natural Areas Network hosts a workshop on when and how to collect seeds, methods of processing, and the best storage conditions in conjunction with the SeedShare program. The workshop is free and registration is required. Please email info@bostonnatural.org or call 617.542.7696 to register. The SeedShare program is a partnership with the Office of Food Initiatives, Greenovate Boston, Boston Natural Areas Network, and Boston Public Library. The Grove Hall, East Boston, and Mattapan branches and “seed libraries” welcome library users to borrow an array of seeds, receive training on basic gardening skills, and learn how to dry out and return seeds. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Codman Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 330-827-6140. Contact: Gina Edwards. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Shawmut. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Codman Square 590 Washington St Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit codmancouncil.wordpress.com.

Egleston Farmers Market

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

Book Discussion

Honan- Allston Movie based on Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg our book for July. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Book Group. Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library 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). College Students. Adults. Seniors. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. McKim Lobby Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

CANCELED - Learn to Knit

Faneuil Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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

Connolly English speakers can learn Spanish and Spanish speakers can learn English in this fun, informal conversation class. Hablantes de español pueden aprender inglés y hablantes de inglés pueden aprender español en esta clase divertida e informal de conversación. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Allston Village Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-254-7564. Contact: Emma Walters. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. MBTA: Green B Line- Harvard Ave. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: EBT. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jackson-Mann School Plaza 500 Cambridge St Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Jamaica Plain Bank of America Farmers Market

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

Marshalls Farm Stand

Farmers Markets End date not confirmed. Phone: 9783147262. Contact: Robert Marshall. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue Line- Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Downtown Waterfront 70 E India Row Boston, MA 02110.

Get Pop-Cultured: Comic Scene in Boston: Panel Discussion and Hands-On Learning

Public Event Hands-On Learning, Author Discussion , Author Signing Is there a comic scene in Boston? What does it take to create a graphic novel? Join us for a panel discussion, author signing and hands-on-learning and drawing with author/publisher/producer Jeff Kline, illustrator Ben Bishop and author Alex de Campi. Phone: 617-247-6959. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Families. Type of Event: Author Talk. Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:00 PM. Barnes & Noble at the Prudential Center 800 Boylston St Suite 179 Boston, MA 02199. For more info visit store-locator.barnesandnoble.com.

The Art of Spinning

Public Event The art of spinning is best learned by the young, and Zoe Lawson has been practicing the craft of spinning by drop spindle and on a wheel since childhood. She shares her techniques while in 18th century garb, accompanied by her father, Fred Lawson. Phone: 617-523-2338. Contact: Emily Holmes. Cost: Included with Museum admission. $3.50 Adults, Children 5-17 $1.00. Audience: All Ages. Families. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket or Aquarium. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Historical. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Paul Revere House 19 North Sq Boston, MA 02113.

Teen Council Meeting

East Boston Are you a creative teen with plenty of ideas? Do you want to help librarians plan fun activities for the library? Come join us in our Teen Council meeting. We meet every other Saturday. Library: East Boston. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

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

Jedlie's Magic Circus

Hyde Park Local magician Jed Doherty plans a fun filled magic show with lots of participation from audience members. Jedlie is a one man show that will amuse and amaze children of all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Anime Society for Teens

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

Places, Landscapes and Travel Photography Workshop

Public Event This workshop is for the person who wants to take exceptional photographs of their holidays and capture those amazing landscapes you only see in magazines or on postcards. Learning the difference between a happy-snap and a photograph, you will learn to use the manual settings on your camera to ensure that you never miss capturing one of those special holiday moments or captivating sunsets, and we will make sure you have a photograph you will treasure forever. This three-hour specialized workshop includes correct use of light and color, composition and framing of your image, identifying the key focus in your landscape, balancing your image, finding the right angle and perspective and ensuring that the photograph you take tells the story of your travels to everyone who looks at it. A tripod is highly recommended for this workshop. Remember Forever is one of the leading companies in the world for landscape and travel photography. Location corner of Joy and Beacon Street boston Commons Maximum 15 i… Phone: 646 736 3231. Contact: Nicole Ballard. Cost: $47.50 use discount code camera50. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Boston Commons. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Boston Commons Joy St Boston, MA 02114. For more info visit www.rememberforever.co.

How to Transform Your Life

Ongoing Free introduction to Maum Meditation. This lecture will inspire people to permanently transform their lives and become free of stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness, fear regrets, resentments and all burden. Find out how this 7 step method is unique and the way to attain happiness. Phone: 6172726358. Contact: Boston Maum Center. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Teens (Ages 13-18). College Students. Adults. Seniors. Families. Neighborhood: Cambridge. MBTA: Near Alewife Station and Davis Square. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. United States 48 Massachusetts Ave Arlington, MA 02474.

Twelfth Night: Shakespeare on the Common

Arts, Tourism & Special Events For our 19th season production of Free Shakespeare on the Common, CSC is pleased to present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's classic comedy of love in disguise. One of The Bard's most popular plays, Twelfth Night follows the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland-the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line/Green Line: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Free Shakespeare on the Common - Twelfth Night

Public Event Join Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on the Boston Common for Bard’s classic comedy of love in disguise. Follow the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland—the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Directed by Steven Maler. Pack your picnic, stake out your spot early and join us for pre-show music and Greenshow. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Hub Theatre Company of Boston presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)"

Public Event Hub Theatre Company of Boston continues its second season with the irreverent comedy "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield at Club Cafe July 18th-Aug 2nd. In this outrageously endearing play, three brave actors blaze a trail through all 37 of the Bard’s works in a 90 minutes performance that will leave you falling out of your seat with laughter. This is truly a show for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike! However, please note that due to the fast-paced, side-splitting nature of this performance it is not recommended for patrons with heart ailments, bladder control problems or Ph.D.s in English history. Hub co-founder Lauren Elias directs a trio of Boston's finest and funniest actors, Patrick Curran, William J. Moore, and IRNE award nominee Brooks Reeves in this sophisticatedly silly romp through Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies, histories and everything in between! As an added bonus, each performance kicks off with the Shakespearean stylin… Phone: 2035302343. Contact: Lauren Elias at laurenrelias@gmail.com. Cost: Pay-What-You-Can. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:45 PM. Club Cafe 209 Columbus Ave Boston, MA 02116.

Smile!

Public Event It’s the hottest summer on record since 1989; slugs and jackals overrun the streets. To escape this lawless season, four women park themselves at a holistic retreat to ride out the storm. While the pandemonium outside grows louder, the women train and fortify against the assault that awaits outside of the walls of their safe haven. Smile! explores issues of sexual harassment and the price of being a woman in modern day society. July 31st - August 16,2014 at The Boston Center for the Arts, Black Box Theatre Suitable for ages 17 and up. Directed by Dawn M. Simmons Featuring: Shalaye Camillo, Jordan Clark, Melissa DeJesus, Laurel Hill, and Alycia Love Design Team: Eric Propp (Costumes), Chris Larson (Sound), Megan Kinneen (Set and Props), Emma Schimminger (Lights), and Jay Bernal (Stage Manager) This event is FREE!!! Reserve your tickets using the link below! https://www.artful.ly/store/events/3640. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Brookline. Cambridge. 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. MBTA: Orange Line, Back Bay. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM. Boston Center for the Arts, Plaza Black Box Theatre 539 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116.

Mattapan Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6176962900. Contact: Vickey Siggers. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Mattapan. MBTA: Red Line - Mattapan. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, August 3, 2014, 1:00 AM. Church of the Holy Spirit 525 River St Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.mattapanfoodandfitness.org.

Puerto Rican Parade and Festival

Parades Phone: 617-635-3911. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Orange Line to State. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Feasts & Festivals. Parade. Sunday, August 3, 2014. City Hall Plaza City Hall Ave Boston, MA 02108.

A Distant Episode at Boston Children's Museum

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

Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions – a Pop-up Exhibition

Public Event For two weeks only, a vacant gallery space on Newbury Street will be home to a pop-up showcase of beautifully hand-crafted studio furniture produced by members of a New Hampshire-based group that represents some of the top artists working in the furniture-making field today. “Furniture Masters: Artistic Visions” gives Boston area visitors a look at the best examples of contemporary furniture being produced in New England. Pieces in the exhibition will reflect a range of distinctive furniture styles - from Early American and Shaker to Contemporary and Art Furniture. Phone: 617-763-1349. Contact: Richard Oedel. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Copley Station (Green Line). Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. unnamed Newbury Street gallery 127 Newbury St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.furnituremasters.com.

The Patricia Adams Show & Ray Santisi Trio

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

Fishing 101 at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Outside on the Boardwalk (weather permitting) Museum partner Save the Harbor/Save the Bay returns for another summer of fishing and exploring life in Fort Point Channel. Learn the basics of casting a line and waiting patiently for a bite. Touch a green crab or take a close look at different types of fish. Phone: 617-426-6500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: free, but to get into museum $14. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210.

SoWa

Farmers Markets Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical Center. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SoWa Open Market 500 Harrison Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit newenglandopenmarkets.com.

West Roxbury Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6173230486. Contact: Leslie Belay. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. MBTA: Bus station at Centre and Corey. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bank of America 1857 Centre St West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Chinese Calligraphy Craft

Central Library With a Chinese brush, kids will have fun writing numbers 1 to 10 in Chinese. For ages 7 & up. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Free Annual Concert at Roxbury's Highland Park Features Saxophonist Jaleel Shaw

Public Event BOSTON, July 14, 2014 -- Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program present the Jaleel Shaw Quartet at the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert, Sunday, August 3, 5:00 p.m. at Roxbury's Highland Park. Alumnus saxophonist Shaw is appearing in the midst of a busy summer of performances at jazz festivals throughout Europe and the United States with Tom Harrell’s Colors Of A Dream, and New York City nightclubs with the Roy Haynes Quartet. Jazz at the Fort is part of Berklee's Summer in the City series, made possible by presenting sponsor Natixis Global Asset Management, with musical performances by Berklee musicians in neighborhoods throughout Boston. Entry ways to Highland Park are on Fort Avenue or Beach Glen Street in Roxbury. The park is wheelchair-accessible. Parking is available at Columbus Avenue and Cedar Street in the Roxbury Community College lot. The park is also a short walk from the MBTA Roxbury Crossing Station. In the event of rain, th… Phone: 6177472568. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Highland Park 20 Fort Ave Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts Featuring Jazz At The Fort and The Jaleel Shaw Quartet

Parks Events ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concerts featuring Jazz At The Fort and The Jaleel Shaw Quartet. This performance is supported by Berklee College of Music and Discover Roxbury. Phone: 6176354505. Contact: Mavrick Afonso. Cost: 0. 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: Roxbury. MBTA: Jackson Square Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 5:00 PM. Highland Park 58 Beech Glen St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Summer Sundays in the Park Music Series

Ongoing Bring a picnic, spread a blanket, and enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with family and friends. Our lineup of topnotch entertainment this season features brass, strings, opera and the big bold sounds of a 60+ piece orchestra!  The concerts are 60 -90 minutes in length and conclude before sunset. Accessibility: There is (limited) parking on site at Pinebank exclusively for vehicles with handicapped plates/tags only. Access to the park is off the Jamaicaway, directly across from Moraine Street. Phone: 617-522-2700. Contact: Ola Akin. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line: Green Street Buses 35, 38, 39, 41, 192 – Centre Street, Parley Avenue, S. Huntington Avenue and Perkins Street. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Park Event. Performing Arts. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. At Pinebank / At Allerton Overlook, Olmsted Park Jamaica Pond, MA.

Twelfth Night: Shakespeare on the Common

Arts, Tourism & Special Events For our 19th season production of Free Shakespeare on the Common, CSC is pleased to present Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's classic comedy of love in disguise. One of The Bard's most popular plays, Twelfth Night follows the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland-the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line/Green Line: Park Street. Type of Event: Park Event. Performing Arts. Theatre. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 7:00 PM. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.

Sarah Berry: "Castoffs & Containers" Public Reception

Public Event Unbound Visual Arts, Inc. and Athan’s Bakery and Café are pleased to present the opening of Sarah Berry: Castoffs & Containers at the Athan’s Café Art Gallery in Brighton. This exhibition features Sarah Berry’s mixed media pieces that combine her photographs with objects - new or used – either previously discarded or destined to become castoffs. Her photography is photojournalistic in style, capturing scenes in clear detail often with a dash of bold color. The addition of objects relating to each photograph illustrates our attempts to contain our environment, our spirit, our physical being. They prompt us to consider that, eventually, these objects will be discarded, becoming castoffs in the World. Light and visually appealing, her work gently, and sometimes not so gently, reminds us of the impact our ‘stuff’ has on our unique and wondrous planet, Earth. Sarah’s repurposing of everyday items hints to us to imagine ways of reusing our containers and castoffs. A public opening reception is Sunday August… Phone: 6176574278. Contact: John Quatrale. Cost: Freee. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Neighborhood: Brighton. MBTA: 57, 64, 65, 86, 501, 503. Type of Event: Exhibition. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Athan's Café Art Gallery 407 Washington St Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.unboundvisualarts.org.

Free Shakespeare on the Common - Twelfth Night

Public Event Join Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on the Boston Common for Bard’s classic comedy of love in disguise. Follow the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in their new homeland—the mythical and magical land of Illyria. Directed by Steven Maler. Pack your picnic, stake out your spot early and join us for pre-show music and Greenshow. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Park Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Boston Common 131 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit commshakes.org.