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O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

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, October 25, 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, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Commuter Rail Parking Lot S Conway St Roslindale, MA 02131. For more info visit www.roslindale.net.

FREE Group Fitness Class

Public Event Next Level Fitness is offering a chance for residents of Boston to come exercise with us with a FREE fat burning group exercise class. They can expect a challenging workout as they enjoy the green space of the greenway. The workout will include plyometrics, calisthenics, strength training and cardio work. Exercises will also be modified for participants of all levels so we invite all to come down and join in!! Phone: 617-391-7179. Contact: Reed Wazorko. Cost: FREE. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Rose Kennedy Greenway 185 Kneeland St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit clients.mindbodyonline.com.

Walk to End Lupus Now Boston

Public Event Walk to End Lupus Now™ \ Join the Lupus Foundation of America and thousands of walkers in nearly 60 cities across the nation to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact. Walk to End Lupus Now™ charity events provide all people affected by lupus the opportunity to come together for one unified purpose- to end lupus. Phone: 2022126762. Contact: Sara Bentley. Cost: See Registration Details. Audience: All Ages. Type of Event: Non-Profit Fundraiser. Park Event. Volunteer Opportunity. Walks & Races. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Boston Common- Parkman Bandstand 145 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111.

Boston Home Center University

Boston Home Center For National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: 3D Help with Renew Boston & Lead Programs, 10:30-11:30 AM Learn about Boston Home Center home repair programs, including triple-deckers, plus Renew Boston and Lead Safe Boston. About Boston Home Center University A morning of free classes, plus a mortgage lender fair to teach you everything you need to know about buying or owning a home. For workshop times and to register, call or visit www.bostonhomecenter.com. Phone: 617-635-0326. Contact: The Boston Home Center. Cost: FREE. Audience: Families. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Mildred Ave Community Center 5 Mildred Ave Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit dnd.cityofboston.gov.

Bento Box for Kids and Adults

Public Event A feast for the eyes—and a delicious meal—bento is the popular and perfectly proportioned Japanese lunchbox. Learn how to make a charming and tasty bento, and view the ordinary lunchbox in a different light. This class is designed for kids; one adult may accompany each child. Experience the fun, creative, and hands-on activity of building a beautiful bento. Phone: 617-353-9852. Cost: $70 per person. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line (Boston University West). Type of Event: Food & Dining. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Boston University Food & Wine Experiential Programs 808 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215. For more info visit www.bu.edu.

Pumpkin Palooza / Food Day event

Public Event Celebrate Food Day at Pumpkin Palooza! Watch cooking demonstrations of healthy pumpkin and squash recipes featuring local ingredients. Also participate in pumpkin carving/painting and costume contests for adults, children and dogs. Saturday, October 25, 10am-2pm. Free. At Egleston Farmers Market, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 45 Brookside Avenue, Jamaica Plain. Phone: 6179420194. Contact: Kate Peppard. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Stony Brook. Type of Event: Feasts & Festivals. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. United States 45 Brookside Ave Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Family Gym (Roxbury location)

Ongoing Looking for a free, fun way to be active with your kids? Drop by Family Gym, a play program for families with children ages 3-8 to get up, out and moving together. Family Gym takes place most Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at BCYF’s Recreation Center at Madison Park in Roxbury. Family Gym is free and open to all, no pre-registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Phone: (617) 373-7615. Contact: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures, healthykids@neu.edu. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Orange Line (Ruggles). Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. BYCF's Recreation Center at Madison Park 55 Malcolm X Blvd Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

School Enrichment for Families

Fields Corner Help your child get ready for school in this partnership with FC Thrive in 5. For more information please contact the library, or Huong Vu at 617.3740.2335. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Laptop Class Fall/Winter

Mattapan Laptop Classes are held every Saturday in Study Room 3. Please call ahead for more information or visit the Mattapan Branch for a schedule of topics for each class. Please call 617.298.9218 for more information. Call the Mattapan Branch library at 617.298.9218, to reserve your seat for the laptop class. Space is limited. If no space is available you will be placed on a wait list. Please check before the class date to see if a place has become available. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Troops for Fitness Parkour

Parks Events Parkour is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training.Practitioners aim to get from A to B in the most efficient way possible. This is done using only the human body and the surroundings for propulsion, with a focus on maintaining as much momentum as possible while still remaining safe. Parkour can include obstacle courses, running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling, quadrupedal movement, and the like, depending on what movement is deemed most suitable for the given situation. Please meet on the middle their where the playground is. See you all there. Contact: Vince. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. MBTA: Bus #36, Charles park Rd & Rivermoor St. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Millenium Park 300 Gardner St West Roxbury, MA 02132.

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, October 25, 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, October 25, 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.

Be Joint Smart: Manage your psoriatic arthritis pain and get moving

Public Event Get tools to take control of your psoriatic arthritis. Learn from dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Buzney and rheumatologist Dr. Janeth Yinh how you can manage symptoms, minimize joint damage and identify the best treatment options for you. Physical Therapist, Nicole Guerin, will also lead low-impact exercises that help ease joint pain. Phone: (800)723-9166 x362. Contact: Bev Bromfield. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line (Boylston St), Orange Line (New England Medical Center. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Marriott Courtyard Tremont 275 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bejointsmart.org.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures-Blackstone Community Center

Ongoing Looking for a free, fun way to be active with your kids? Drop by Family Gym, a play program for families with children ages 3-8 to get up, out and moving together. Family Gym takes place most Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at BCYF’s Recreation Center at Blackstone in the South End. Family Gym is free and open to all, no pre-registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Phone: 617-373-7615. Contact: Samantha Bowen- s.bowen@neu.edu. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Families. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Walks & Races. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Blackstone Community Center 50 W Brookline St Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures-Holland Community Center

Ongoing Looking for a free, fun way to be active with your kids? Drop by Family Gym, a play program for families with children ages 3-8 to get up, out and moving together. Family Gym takes place most Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at BCYF’s Recreation Center at Holland in Dorchester. Family Gym is free and open to all, no pre-registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Phone: 9545585679. Contact: Samantha Bowen- s.bowen@neu.edu. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus 15, 17, or 19. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Walks & Races. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Holland Community Center 85 Olney St Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.northeastern.edu.

Halloween Parade

Faneuil Join us for our annual children's costume parade. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

One City One Story

Honan- Allston Please join us for a discussion of this year's One City, One Story title: "Sublimation" by Jennifer Haigh, a story that explores the intergenerational dynamics in one family as they tackle topics of gender nonconformity, emotional connection, and the existential crises that accompany aging. One City One Story is Boston Book Festival's version of an all-city read. #1C1S. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Book Group. Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit www.bostonbookfestiva.org.

"Howl-O-Ween" Canine Costume Party at the Seaport Hotel

Public Event The Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center is hosting their annual 'Howl-O-Ween' Costume Party on Saturday, October 25 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Bring your costumed canine and enjoy a cash bar and special Halloween treats on Seaport's boo-tiful plaza level garden while the pups munch on homemade, organic snacks from Seaport's Culinary Team. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dog Costume, Best Owner Costume, and Best Ensemble (Dog & Owner)! The Animal Rescue League (ARL) of Boston will be on site to hand out treats and information about shelter pets who need homes. Please RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seaports-howl-o-ween-costume-party-2014-tickets-13377182513. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Silver Line. Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Holiday Celebration. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Plaza Level Garden- Seaport Hotel 1 Seaport Ln Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean

Public Event Join Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, Councilor Tito Jackson, and our partners as we Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean TM at the Roxbury YMCA for a special seafood event! At this event, you will get the chance to watch a Seafood Throwdown between chefs Mike Hanley of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Jeffrey Walker of JD’s Catering, judged by Carol Kong of Haley House, Kevin Washington of YMCA of Greater Boston and a youth program participants from La Sociedad Latina and the Whittier Street Health Center, with ingredients courtesy of Egleston Farmers Market and Red’s Best. This family-friendly event is complete with special activities just for children. Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean TM will be offering free tastings of the delicious seafood dish prepared for a limited number of attendees who register at the market on the day of the event. There will also be an exciting conversation led by Emcee Councilor Tito Jackson about sustainability and seasonality of local dayboat seafood, food poli… Phone: 6173957680. Contact: Karen Gambardella. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Feasts & Festivals. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Roxbury YMCA 285 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Mark your calendar for Zoo Howl presented by the Empire Loan Charitable Foundation!

Public Event Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at Franklin Park Zoo. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or- Treat Trail with treats provided by companies including Honest Tea, Plum Organics, Pretzel Crisps, Bare Snacks and Cascadian Farms. Other haunted happenings include creepy crafts generously provided by Michaels of Braintree, ghoulish games, costume contests and a haunted maze! Throughout the day, people can learn about the importance of enrichment as they watch as many of the animals receive pumpkins, generously donated by Whole Foods Jamaica Plain, as enrichment items. WHEN: October 25-26, 2014 TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Franklin Park Zoo 1 Franklin Park Road Boston, MA 02121 The Empire Loan Charitable Foundation was created to support a wide range of community activities in and around the neighborhoods where Empire Loan operates. Phone: 6175415466. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Franklin Park Zoo 1 Columbia Road Entrance Dorchester, MA 02121.

AGC Fall Art Exhibition

Ongoing The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is sponsoring a fall art exhibition, admission is free and open to the public. The Opening Reception is Friday, October 17th from 6:00- 9:00PM and the exhibit hours are from 11AM to 5pm daily, Saturday 10/18 through Sunday 10/26/2014 at the StoveFactory Gallery, 523 Medford St, Charlestown. Over 20 artists from the Charlestown vicinity have works represented. Info at: http://artistsgroupofcharlestown.com. Contact: contact@artistsgroupofcharlestown.com. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. MBTA: Sullivan Square, Orange Line. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. StoveFactory Gallery 523 Medford St Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit artistsgroupofcharlestown.com.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. The full schedule of Art & Architecture tours is available online at http://www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). College Students. Adults. Seniors. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. McKim Lobby Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Learn To Knit

Faneuil Learn to knit: even if you have never picked up knitting needles (or if you once learned but have forgotten) this introduction to knitting will get you on track. You will learn the basics and create some fun, fast projects to show off. Materials will be supplied at the first class. Register at the Circulation Desk or call 617-782-6705. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Lego Builders

Uphams Corner Make your imagination a reality with Lego spaceships, Lego dragons, and Lego buildings – anything and everything Lego. The first 15 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. Ages four and up. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

New England Aquarium Live Blue Service Corps Volunteer Day

West End On October 25th the New England Aquarium will be hosting a full day of service in celebration of the live blue Service Corps, a new volunteer program. Groups of volunteers will be stationed around Boston to engage the public and encourage individuals to participate in portable projects-quick, informative activities that illustrate the importance of conservation for adults and kids alike. We will be working to keep the ocean clean and marine animals safe by making fishing line recycling containers out of empty tennis ball canisters. These containers can be taken home or donated to the Aquarium to be handed out at area marinas, boating supply stores, and dive shops. One of the locations will the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library at 151 Cambridge St. This event will take place from 11-2 on the sidewalk in front of the library. In case of bad weather, the event will move inside. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Jack the Ripper: A Slide Lecture

Brighton Jack the Ripper and Spring Heeled Jack: A slide lecture with John Horrigan. John Horrigan, historian and folklorist, explores the career of history's most notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper, taking into consideration the very latest DNA evidence used to establish his identity. Mr. Horrigan will also introduce us to another frightful menace lurking in the streets of Victorian London known as Spring Heeled Jack. All are welcome. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA. 02135.

Troops for Fitness Family Yoga

Parks Events Three types of yoga will be offered: family, therapeutic and Beats & Breath. Participants will learn easily accessible yoga postures (poses), teachings and practices that can ease the body and the mind. This yoga program can assist in reduction of stress and emotional, physical and metal pain. All levels and experience welcome. Contact: Jessica C. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green Line, Copley Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Copley Square Bay.

Make a Difference Day: Learn about Marine Conservation with the New England Aquarium

East Boston On October 25th the New England Aquarium will be hosting a full day of service in celebration of the live blue Service Corps, a new volunteer program. Groups of volunteers will be stationed around Boston to engage the public and encourage individuals to participate in portable projects - quick, informative activities that illustrate the importance of conservation for adults and kids alike. We will be working to keep the ocean clean and marine animals safe by making fishing line recycling containers out of empty tennis ball canisters. These containers can be taken home or donated to the Aquarium to be handed out at area marinas, boating supply stores, and dive shops. One of the service locations will be the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library at 365 Bremen Street. T. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Environmental Events. Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Halloween Pet Parade

Public Event Get your pooch in costume and head down to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for some spooktacular howl-o-ween fun! Join Magic 106.7's Chris Shine at Faneuil Hall from noon - 2 pm for the Halloween Pet Parade! Stroll the promenades with your pet and walk the red carpet to show off your seasonal spirit for your chance to win. Pretty Instant - interactive event photography will be here snapping photos of you and your pet. Even if you don't have a pet of your own, this event is not one to miss for any animal lover. All pets are welcome! 12:00 pm - Pet Parade Meet us at 12pm in the West End to show off your pet's winning look. 1:00 pm - Award Ceremony Prizes for pets will be awarded for categories: Top 3 Best of Show Best Owner & Pet Combo Best Local Representation Most Creative. Phone: 617 823 5670. Contact: eric@faneuilhallmarketplace.com. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. MBTA: Haymarket. Type of Event: Animal / Pet Event. Parade. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Faneuil Hall Marketplace 1 Faneuil Hall Sq Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Homework Help

Central Library Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required.  Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

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

Connolly English speakers can learn Spanish and Spanish speakers can learn English in this fun, informal conversation class. Hablantes de español pueden aprender inglés y hablantes de inglés pueden aprender español en esta clase divertida e informal de conversación. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Family Pumpkin Carving

Lower Mills Bring your creativity and a sturdy scooping spoon. Cutting utensils and decorative materials are provided along with pumpkins donated by Cedar Grove Gardens. This event is limited to 50 participants. Register at 617.298.7841. Children must be supervised by an adult. Sponsored by Cedar Grove Gardens and the Friends of the Lower Mills Branch Library. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Families. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Dorchester Open Studios

Ongoing The 4th annual Dorchester Open Studios, produced by Dorchester Arts Collaborative (D.A.C), highlights the social, cultural, and economic enrichment of our diverse neighborhood. Dorchester Open Studios weekend event will take place on October 24-26 and will feature over 100 artists & craftsmen exhibiting in 15 different locations. Phone: 617-822-8278. Contact: dorchesterartscollaborative@gmail.com. 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. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: 22, 23, 26, 45. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Concerts / Live Music. Exhibition. Feasts & Festivals. Food & Dining. Performing Arts. Theatre. Visual Arts. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Dorchester - Various Locations 157 Washington St Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit dac-online.org.

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, October 25, 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, October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bank of America 677 Centre St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Hatha Yoga

Fields Corner Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

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

Public Event Explore three of downtown Boston's burying grounds and learn about the customs surrounding death and dying in Puritan New England. Dig deeper into the religious views, practices, symbolism, and traditions of death in Boston. Beginning at King's Chapel Burying Ground, this tour will lift the veil of mystery surrounding gravestone art and how styles of gravestones changed over the years, how the poor were buried when there wasn’t room for a potter’s field, how the evolution of small, haphazardly laid out graveyards to modern-day suburban cemeteries was spearheaded in the Boston area and how rum played a role in it all. Who knew death could be so much fun? The tour lasts 90 minutes and will proceed rain or shine. Purchase tickets online beforehand or on the day of the tour from your guide (cash only). Phone: 617-367-2345. Contact: Boston By Foot. Cost: $15. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Park Street. Type of Event: Historical. Tours. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. King's Chapel Burying Ground 58 Tremont St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit bostonbyfoot.org.

The Glass Menagerie

Ongoing The Glass Menagerie” centers on the Wingfields, a disconnected family living in illusions. Amanda basks in her days as a young Southern belle through countless retellings of all her gentlemen callers. Her son, Tom, spends his time writing poetry and longs for the adventure he finds in movies. And Tom’s sister, Laura, spends her days caring for her collection of glass animals. But the arrival of gentleman caller awakens possibilities for Laura, as well as Tom and Amanda. Will illusions be shattered or crystallized? For better or for worse? Robbie McCauley directs this quintessential Tennessee Williams play. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors. Mainstage is wheelchair accessible. For tickets and information, please contact Pamela Green at (617) 541-5380 or pgreen@rcc.mass.edu. Phone: 617-541-5380. Contact: Pamela Green. Cost: $10 general admission, $5 students and seniors. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. MBTA: Roxbury Crossing. Type of Event: Theatre. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM. Mainstage Theater at the Media Arts Center 1234 Columbus Ave Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. For more info visit rcc.mass.edu.

Food Day: The Future of Food Film Screening and Discussion

East Boston Free film screening: The Future of Food followed by a discussion led by Maura Ackerman, the Project Manager for Chronic Disease Prevention at the Boston Public Health Commission. The Future of Food distills the complex technology and consumer issues surrounding major changes in the food system today - genetically engineered foods, patenting and the corporatization of food - into terms the average person can understand. It empowers consumers to realize the consequences of their food choices on our future. With the legislatures in over 20 states including Massachusetts working on GMO labeling laws, this documentary remains as important and timely as ever. Maura Ackerman, MS, MPH currently serves as the Project Manager for Chronic Disease Prevention at the Boston Public Health Commission. She collaborates with community and clinical partners to promote healthy eating and active living among all of Boston's residents, particularly the most vulnerable. Working on policy, systems, and environmental change to make… Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Film. Health / Fitness. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:45 PM. East Boston Branch 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, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Henna Tattoos

Mattapan Local artist Nimmi Sehgal will be designing beautiful henna tattoos on Saturday, October 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mattapan Branch Teen Room. Come join the fun. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

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, October 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Boston Commons Joy St Boston, MA 02114. For more info visit www.rememberforever.co.

Trick or Treat Magic Show

Mattapan Join us as we enjoy a visit from magician Debbie O'Carroll and watch her perform her Trick or Treat Magic Show. The show will combine stage magic and comedy with lots of audience participation making this show perfect for young Halloween revelers ages 3 to 9. We will imagine ourselves at a ghostly tea party and pretend to trick or treat at a haunted house. We will help design a funny costume, make sound effects for a silly nightmare, solve the mystery of the vanishing monster and much more. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Between The Lines: A Work In Progress

Public Event A mixed-genre artistic collaboration created by Anna Myer and Dancers in association with North American Family Institute featuring dancers, poets, actors, and musicians from the Boston community. The evening will conclude with an open, facilitated dialogue about race and identity with the producers, case and audience, as well as audience feedback about the show. Phone: 6173957680. Contact: Nicola Williams. Cost: $25 general admission, $15 senior/student. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus 15, 41, or 45. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Visual Arts. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 4:00 PM. Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Between the Lines: A Work in Progress by Anna Myer and Dancers

Public Event A mixed-genre artistic collaboration created by Anna Myer and Dancers in association with North American Family Institute featuring dancers, poets, actors, and musicians from the Boston community. The evening will conclude with an open, facilitated dialogue about race and identity with the producers, case and audience, as well as audience feedback about the show. Date October 17 at 4.30 pm October 18 at 4.00pm October 19 at 4.00pm October 24 at 8.00pm October 25 at 4.00pm October 26 at 4.00pm Tickets free for high school students on Friday October 17 $25 general admission $15 senior/student tickets available online at www.hibernianhall.org or at the door. For more info call 617.541.3900 Website www.annamyeranddancers.org, www.hibernianhall.org. Cost: $25 general admission $15 senior/student. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 4:00 PM. Roxbury, MA Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119.

Event: The Monkey Helpers’ Annual Food Festivale

Public Event Event: The Monkey Helpers’ Annual Food Festivale - Join Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers as we raise important funds for our service animal Training and Placement programs. Get your tickets today and be treated to tasty bites from featured restaurants like Mistral, Mooo.... Sorellina, Teatro, L’Andana, Ostra, and many more. Enjoy complimentary cocktails at the Ketel One martini bar, along with specialty wine and beer, while dancing to the music of Played Out. Tickets in advance are $135 ($85 is tax-deductible) and offer unlimited access to food and wine. Table Sponsorships are available but limited and start at $1,500. Visit www.monkeyhelpers.com/festivale for more information or to purchase tickets or tables. Phone: 617-787-4419. Contact: info@monkeyhelpers.org. Cost: $135. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Feasts & Festivals. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. WGBH Studios 1 Guest St Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit support.monkeyhelpers.org.

Fiddlehead Theatre Presents: Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA

Ongoing Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present the exclusive Boston production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA from October 17-26, 2014, to kick off their 2nd season as resident company at Boston’s historic Strand Theatre. AIDA will be presented in collaboration with AIDS Action Committee, with 5% of every ticket sold going to support AAC’s programs. AIDA will be the first of three Tony-Award winning rock musicals on tap for Fiddlehead in 2014-2015, followed by The Wiz (February 13-22, 2015) and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar (April 24-May 3, 2015). Phone: 6172296494. Cost: $25-$45 Student, senior and group discounts are available. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line to Andrew station, then either #16 (Forest Hills) bus or #17 (Field's Corner) bus to Upham's Corner/Dudley Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Strand Theatre 543 Columbia Rd Boston, MA 02125.

Franklin Park Halloween Night Hike

Public Event No flashlights allowed! Be led through the spooky forest, explore old stone ruins, and hike over hill & dale under the moonlight. Costumes and strollers not recommended. Wear sneakers. Meet at Valley Gates Parking Lot, midway along the main park road - look for the Jack O'Lantern. (Google: Glen Lane & Circuit Drive, Dorchester 02121) For more information: www.franklinparkcoalition.org / 617-442-4141. Phone: 617-442-4141. Contact: Asia G.; asia@franklinparkcoalition.org. 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: http://www.franklinparkcoalition.org/about-franklin-park/directions/. Type of Event: Nature. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Valley Gates Parking Lot, Franklin Park Dorchester, MA 02120. For more info visit www.franklinparkcoalition.org.

The Magic Flute

Ongoing South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble gloriously bursts on the scene with The Magic Flute, Mozart’s classic opera, completely reimagined, transformed and transported. The enchanting story tells of a man's quest to rescue his wrongly captured love, and the trials they must endure to be together. Drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town, this energetic ensemble has traveled all over the world, and with the help of some magical musical instruments, they are able to bring an old story new joy and pleasure. Phone: 617.824.8400. Contact: tickets@emerson.org. Cost: Tickets start at $25. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Chinatown / Leather District. MBTA: Park Street - Boylston - Chinatown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:35 PM. Cutler Majestic Theatre 219 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit artsemerson.org.

The Mahabharata

Public Event Jean-Claude Carrière, one of the greatest storytellers of our time, delivers one of grandest epics ever written: The Mahabharata. Accompanied by a musician and a dancer, Carrière adopts the role of a traveling bard to tell the story to a new generation of listeners, reprising the style in which it would have been performed in ancient India as an oral epic. Set in an ancient, mythic time, the narrative centers on the war for power between two families: the Pandava, five children of the gods, and the Kaurava, the hundred sons of a king whose legitimacy is in question. This pared-down, magical 90-minute retelling of the classic tale is based on Carrière’s prior collaboration on The Mahabharata with iconic director Peter Brook which resulted in an acclaimed 9-hour theatrical event as well as a 5-hour film version. Bringing decades of knowledge from working with the text and tracing its roots in India, Carrière provides a deeply personal and unique interpretation of the largest epic ever told. Phone: 617.824.8400. Cost: $35 - $90. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Paramount Center Mainstage 559 Washington St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit artsemerson.org.

Much Ado About Nothing

Ongoing Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm. Phone: (617) 933-8600. Cost: $14.75-$30. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Copley, Arlington, Back Bay Station. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts 527 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bostontheatrescene.com.

Day of Service -- with the New England Aquarium

Honan- Allston On October 25th the New England Aquarium will be hosting a full day of service in celebration of the live blue Service Corps, a new volunteer program. Groups of volunteers will be stationed around Boston to engage the public and encourage individuals to participate in portable projects-quick, informative activities that illustrate the importance of conservation for adults and kids alike. We will be working to keep the ocean clean and marine animals safe by making fishing line recycling containers out of empty tennis ball canisters. These containers can be taken home or donated to the Aquarium to be handed out at area marinas, boating supply stores, and dive shops. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Nature. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 PM – Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Boston Brain Tumor Walk

Public Event Event Name: Boston Brain Tumor Walk Date/Time: Sunday, October 26, 2014 Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Program & Activities: 8:00 AM – Noon Location: DCR Mother's Rest at Carson Beach, Boston URL: www.braintumorwalk.org/boston Almost 700,000 people in the United States are living with a primary brain tumor. This year alone, another 69,000 people are expected to receive that same diagnosis. The Boston Brain Tumor Walk is an inspiring, family-friendly 5k that offers individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones, connect with others interested in the cause, and educate the local community on the diverse needs of patients and survivors. All proceeds benefit the National Brain Tumor Society (www.braintumor.org) and go toward raising vital awareness of the disease and funding critical brain tumor research for the discovery of new treatments and, ultimately, a cure. To learn more about the Boston Brain Tumor Walk, register to walk, volunteer, or donate, please visit www.brai… Contact: Katie Federico, kfederico@braintumor.org. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line (JFK/UMass). Type of Event: Non-Profit Fundraiser. Walks & Races. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. DCR Mother's Rest at Carson Beach 24 William J Day Blvd Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit www.braintumorwalk.org.

Boston Election Department - Testing of Accu-Vote Voting Machines

Election Notice Attached. Phone: 617-635-3767. Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 9:00 AM. Room 200 400 Frontage Rd Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

"Mommy and Me" Infant Massage Class

Ongoing “Mommy and Me” – Infant Massage Class (This class teaches mothers how to massage their infant baby to help improve digestion, circulation, relief for teething pain, help waste elimination and more). Space is limited! Phone: 617-391-7179. Contact: Reed Wazorko. Cost: $40. Audience: Adults. Families. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Haymarket T Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Next Level Fitness 133 Endicott St Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit clients.mindbodyonline.com.

SoWa

Farmers Markets Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical Center. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SoWa Open Market 500 Harrison Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit newenglandopenmarkets.com.

AGC Fall Art Exhibition

Ongoing The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is sponsoring a fall art exhibition, admission is free and open to the public. The Opening Reception is Friday, October 17th from 6:00- 9:00PM and the exhibit hours are from 11AM to 5pm daily, Saturday 10/18 through Sunday 10/26/2014 at the StoveFactory Gallery, 523 Medford St, Charlestown. Over 20 artists from the Charlestown vicinity have works represented. Info at: http://artistsgroupofcharlestown.com. Contact: contact@artistsgroupofcharlestown.com. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. MBTA: Sullivan Square, Orange Line. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. StoveFactory Gallery 523 Medford St Charlestown, MA 02129. For more info visit artistsgroupofcharlestown.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, October 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bank of America 1857 Centre St West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Dorchester Open Studios

Ongoing The 4th annual Dorchester Open Studios, produced by Dorchester Arts Collaborative (D.A.C), highlights the social, cultural, and economic enrichment of our diverse neighborhood. Dorchester Open Studios weekend event will take place on October 24-26 and will feature over 100 artists & craftsmen exhibiting in 15 different locations. Phone: 617-822-8278. Contact: dorchesterartscollaborative@gmail.com. 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. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: 22, 23, 26, 45. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Concerts / Live Music. Exhibition. Feasts & Festivals. Food & Dining. Performing Arts. Talks & Lectures. Theatre. Tours. Visual Arts. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Dorchester - Various Locations 157 Washington St Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit dac-online.org.

Homework Help

Central Library Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

The Mahabharata

Public Event Jean-Claude Carrière, one of the greatest storytellers of our time, delivers one of grandest epics ever written: The Mahabharata. Accompanied by a musician and a dancer, Carrière adopts the role of a traveling bard to tell the story to a new generation of listeners, reprising the style in which it would have been performed in ancient India as an oral epic. Set in an ancient, mythic time, the narrative centers on the war for power between two families: the Pandava, five children of the gods, and the Kaurava, the hundred sons of a king whose legitimacy is in question. This pared-down, magical 90-minute retelling of the classic tale is based on Carrière’s prior collaboration on The Mahabharata with iconic director Peter Brook which resulted in an acclaimed 9-hour theatrical event as well as a 5-hour film version. Bringing decades of knowledge from working with the text and tracing its roots in India, Carrière provides a deeply personal and unique interpretation of the largest epic ever told. Phone: 617.824.8400. Cost: $35 - $90. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. The Paramount Center Mainstage 559 Washington St Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit artsemerson.org.

Walking Tour of Carruth's Hill, Dorchester

Public Event Okay, modern folks would just consider this area 'Ashmont' but we are using the 19th century name...go with it! Dorchester is even older than Boston. Advances in transportation enabled the development of ‘Carruth’s Hill’ into a beautiful garden suburb and the 1% flocked to the area. They built beautiful Victorian houses using well-known architects. Come explore this enclave with Boston By Foot to experience its loveliness and hear about the extraordinary people who have called it home. The tour lasts 90 minutes and will proceed rain or shine. Buy tickets online beforehand or purchase (with cash) on the day of the tour from your guides. Phone: 617-367-2345. Contact: Boston By Foot. Cost: $15. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Ashmont. Type of Event: Historical. Tours. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. plaza next to the Ashmont Grill 555 Talbot Ave Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit bostonbyfoot.org.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Sunday, October 26, 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.

ISEE Review for Sixth Grade: Math Review

Central Library Join Peter Kwok, director of the Newton Learning Center in Boston, for a lively review of the basic skills required for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) math test. This coaching session is limited to 30 sixth grade students. Early registration is advised. Reserve a spot at 617-859-2328. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Between the Lines: A Work in Progress by Anna Myer and Dancers

Public Event A mixed-genre artistic collaboration created by Anna Myer and Dancers in association with North American Family Institute featuring dancers, poets, actors, and musicians from the Boston community. The evening will conclude with an open, facilitated dialogue about race and identity with the producers, case and audience, as well as audience feedback about the show. Date October 17 at 4.30 pm October 18 at 4.00pm October 19 at 4.00pm October 24 at 8.00pm October 25 at 4.00pm October 26 at 4.00pm Tickets free for high school students on Friday October 17 $25 general admission $15 senior/student tickets available online at www.hibernianhall.org or at the door. For more info call 617.541.3900 Website www.annamyeranddancers.org, www.hibernianhall.org. Cost: $25 general admission $15 senior/student. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus 15, 41, or 45. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 4:00 PM. Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.annamyeranddancers.org.

Fiddlehead Theatre Presents: Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA

Ongoing Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present the exclusive Boston production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA from October 17-26, 2014, to kick off their 2nd season as resident company at Boston’s historic Strand Theatre. AIDA will be presented in collaboration with AIDS Action Committee, with 5% of every ticket sold going to support AAC’s programs. AIDA will be the first of three Tony-Award winning rock musicals on tap for Fiddlehead in 2014-2015, followed by The Wiz (February 13-22, 2015) and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar (April 24-May 3, 2015). Phone: 6172296494. Cost: $25-$45 Student, senior and group discounts are available. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line to Andrew station, then either #16 (Forest Hills) bus or #17 (Field's Corner) bus to Upham's Corner/Dudley Street. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Strand Theatre 543 Columbia Rd Boston, MA 02125.

The Magic Flute

Ongoing South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble gloriously bursts on the scene with The Magic Flute, Mozart’s classic opera, completely reimagined, transformed and transported. The enchanting story tells of a man's quest to rescue his wrongly captured love, and the trials they must endure to be together. Drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town, this energetic ensemble has traveled all over the world, and with the help of some magical musical instruments, they are able to bring an old story new joy and pleasure. Phone: 617.824.8400. Contact: tickets@emerson.org. Cost: Tickets start at $25. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Chinatown / Leather District. MBTA: Park Street - Boylston - Chinatown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:35 PM. Cutler Majestic Theatre 219 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit artsemerson.org.

Much Ado About Nothing

Ongoing Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 2pm. Phone: (617) 933-8600. Cost: $14.75-$30. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Copley, Arlington, Back Bay Station. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts 527 Tremont St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bostontheatrescene.com.

Troops for Fitness Running Club

Parks Events Running Club- - This steady paced jog to promotes fat loss and improves cardiovascular fitness, where the entire family is invited. Please meet at 90 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02110. Contact: Gary. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line, Aquarium Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. Bean Town bootcamp 90 Canal St Boston, MA 02114.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Monday, October 27, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Boston Parks and Recreation Commission Public Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102223140-0e0fb3.pdf. Phone: 617-961-3074. Contact: Carrie Marsh. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 AM. Parks Department, 3rd Floor 1010 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118.

Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing Public Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102223110-688fe1.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4165. Contact: Patricia Malone. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 AM. City Hall, Room 801 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Dress to Express at Boston Children's Museum

Ongoing Express yourself. Put on a costume, mix and match, and strut down the runway. Dance to the music. Use your imagination and pretend. Museum hours are Monday-Thursday 9-5 Fridays 9-9 pm and weekends 10-5. Phone: 6174266500. Contact: info@bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Cost: $14, on Friday nights only from 5-9 pm $1. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Red line (South Station). Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Boston Children's Museum 308 Congress St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Reading Readiness

Central Library Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Jamaica Plain Practice speaking English with other new English language learners. All levels welcome. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Toddler Films

Mattapan Bring your toddlers to the library to watch films based on their favorite stories and characters. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Films for Preschool Children

Roslindale Preschool films are for children ages 3 to 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or cancelled. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale MA 02131.

Toddler Story Time

South End Nursery rhymes, songs, story, and a simple craft and play time for toddlers. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Little Groove Music Classes

West End Little Grove music classes are designed to help infants, toddlers, and preschoolers learn and interact through sound, sight, and touch in a live music setting. Children enjoy taking part in the musical experience, using their bodies and voices to sing along to catchy songs that help them build important motor and social skills. They will also have fun using real instruments such as drums, shakers, and tambourines. Children also interact with puppets, bubbles, balls, pom poms, building blocks, and one large parachute. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Films for Children

North End On Mondays, come and watch children films at the North End Branch. Please call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Boston Public Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line - Haymarket. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

KIPP MA Board Meeting Public Notice

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102223390-5b10ce.pdf. Phone: 781-656-4212. Contact: Lilliam Rivera. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 12:00 PM. Goodwin Procter 53 State St Boston, MA 02109.

South Boston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets marosher@sbhc.org. Contact: Mary Lou Rosher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: West Broadway Bus Stop. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Monday, October 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West Broadway Bus Stop 446 W Broadway Boston, MA 02127. For more info visit bostonfarmersmarkets.org.

Public Health Commission Board Meeting

Public Health Commission Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102100550-dfdaa1.pdf. Phone: 617-534-4322. Contact: Kathy Hussey. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hayes Conference Room, 2nd Floor 1010 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118.

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups please call 617-859-2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Committee on Post Audit and Oversight Public Hearing (Yancy)

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: Docket #1335 http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092500581-1a08d8.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. City Hall, 5th Floor, Iannella Chamber 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Neighborhood Housing Trust Public Meeting

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102301550-407010.pdf. Phone: 617-635-0325. Contact: Theresa Gallagher. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Bill Buckley Conference Room, 11th Floor 26 Court St Dedham, MA 02026.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. The full schedule of Art & Architecture tours is Mondays at 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.; Fridays at 11:00 a.m. and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street.

Teen Wii Gaming

Central Library Play Naruto or Mario Galaxy Cart on the Wii Game Console. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, October 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESL Conversation Group

Fields Corner Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups please call 617.859.2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Monday, October 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Boston School Committee Nominating Panel Meeting

City Clerk Meeting Agenda Attached. Phone: 617-504-3607. Contact: Laurie Ciardi. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Monday, October 27, 2014, 3:30 PM. Boston City Hall - Room 608 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Homework Help

Adams Street Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Adams. Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. North End. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, October 27, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Adams. Brighton. Central Library. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Lower Mills. South Boston. West Roxbury. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. South Boston. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Spooky Scavenger Hunt

Honan- Allston Do you know your werewolves from hobgoblins? Do you know how to find fairie homes and troll caves? Race through the library solving clues and searching for answer on our Spooky Scavenger Hunt. Prizes for fast hunters. For ages 8-12. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Children's Room Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Woodworking Class for Youth

Jamaica Plain The Eliot School woodworking program teaches basic woodworking skills using simple hand tools. By making objects out of wood, students learn to measure, sand, saw, hammer, join, glue, work with texture, and more.Projects include making a nameplate, building a tic-tac-toe board, and making a book safe. This program will run for 10 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Jamaica Plain Branch at (617) 524-2053. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Practice Speaking English

South End Join our English Conversation Group. Practice speaking English in a friendly setting with native English speakers. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. South End Branch Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

AWARE for All - Boston

Public Event AWARE for All, Clinical Research Education Day, is a free program that brings people together to learn about participating in clinical research, hear from prominent physician speakers and local patients, get free health screenings, and enjoy free food and giveaways! Ever wonder how new treatments are developed? Clinical research. Every medication you take was proven safe and made available thanks to the individuals who participated in clinical trials. If you have participated in a clinical trial, we encourage you to attend to be recognized for the gift that you have given as a study volunteer. AWARE For All outlines the process, benefits, risks and options around participation to help people make more informed decisions. This free event, hosted by CISCRP (The Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation) will be on Monday, October 27, 2014 from 5-8 pm in the Curry Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern University. Register and learn more at www.awareforall.org. Phone: 877-633-4376. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Fenway-Kenmore. Roxbury. MBTA: Green Line (Northeastern University), Orange Line (Massachusetts Ave. Ruggles). Type of Event: Community Meeting. Talks & Lectures. Volunteer Opportunity. Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Curry Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern University 346 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Class

Dudley Join Bonita Jones, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Instructor and certified massage therapist for an 8 week free stress reduction course. Learn mindfulness meditations and gentle yoga to improve health, reduce chronic pain, stress, anxiety and depression. October 20 is an MBSR Orientation Class. Preregistration is encouraged. Call or email Bonita Jones at 617-445-8946, bbjbosma@aol.com. This program is funded by the Fellowes Trust Fund. Library: Dudley. Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Halloween Party

Dudley Join us in the children’s room for an evening of Halloween-themed contests and crafts. All ages welcome. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Crafty Mondays

Hyde Park Join us for make and take seasonal crafts. Free and open to the public. October 20 – Apple Crafts. October 27 – Happy Halloween. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

English Second Language Course for Local Businesses

Dudley Do you need to communicate better with your customers? Can you make a two hour, twice a week time commitment beginning this fall? Register for DSMS’s English Second Language Course for local businesses. Co-sponsored by the Fellowes Athenaeum Fund, The Boston Main Streets Foundation, & Dudley Square Main Streets. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Author Talk with Bryan Stevenson

Central Library In Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson takes readers on an intimate journey into the broken American criminal justice system. After Stevenson graduated from Harvard Law School, he started the Equal Justice Initiative, a law practice dedicated to defending some of America’s most marginalized people. Among the first cases he took on was that of Walter McMillian, a black man from Harper Lee’s hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, who was sentenced to die for a murder he insisted he didn't commit. Just Mercy follows the battle to free Walter while telling other dramatic stories of men, women, and children, innocent and guilty, who found themselves at the mercy of a system often incapable of providing justice. Stevenson is a professor of law at New York University School of Law. He has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, argued before the Supreme Court, and won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He is a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Halloween Pajama Story Time

Lower Mills Wear your pajamas or your costume for Halloween Pajama story time. Children are invited to the Lower Mills Branch Library to enjoy spooky stories, songs, crafts and Halloween cookies. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

ESL Conversation Group

West Roxbury Come practive speaking English with our conversation group at the West Roxbury Branch. This group is free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

ESL Conversation Group

Brighton ESL conversation group.Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

ESL Conversation Group

Brighton ESL conversation group. Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Troops for Fitness Zumba

Parks Events Zumba is an exercise that incorporates music with fast and slow rhythms, as well as resistance training. Please meet on the multipurpose court. Contact: Meissa Jones. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line, Savin Hill Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Savin Hill Park 25 Caspian Way Dorchester, MA 02125.

Book Discussion

Honan- Allston Sublimation by Jennifer Haigh, the One City One Story choice for the Boston Book Festival. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134. For more info visit www.bostonbookfestival.org.

ESL Conversation Group

East Boston Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. These groups are free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Hyde Park Pageturners

Hyde Park A monthly book discussion group for children in grades 3 - 5. Books will be available one month in advance at the Hyde Park Branch. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Adult Book Discussion

Connolly Please join us for a discussion of this year's One City, One Story title: "Sublimation" by Jennifer Haigh, a story that explores the intergenerational dynamics in one family as they tackle topics of gender nonconformity, emotional connection, and the existential crises that accompany aging. One City One Story is Boston Book Festival's version of an all-city read. #1C1S. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Monday, October 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.bostonbookfest.org.

Troops for Fitness Core & Strength Conditioning

Parks Events Core Strength & Conditioning- Target your core muscles (abs, back, trunk) with moves to strengthen and tone with a combination of cardiovascular training to burn calories and tone muscles. Please meet at the track. Contact: Justin G. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Bus #5, #16 Old Colony Ave @ Msgr O'Callaghan Way. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:30 AM. Joe Moakley Field South Boston, MA.

Troops for Fitness Running Group

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

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Sea Squirts Ocean Adventurers: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Public Event Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non­members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non­members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617­-973-­5206 to reserve your space. A $2 servic… Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: See Description. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Take the Blue Line to the Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Environmental Events. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Licensing Board Premise Violation Hearing

Licensing Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014102404420-7c14bc.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Jean M. Lorizio. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 AM. City Hall, Room 809A 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Math Power

Dudley Improve your math skills & your understanding of Common Core Math Standards. Lessons cover Pre-K math through Algebra 1. Register online by going to www.mathpower.neu.edu. Click Math Games and then click Register Here. This program is funded by the Fellowes Trust Fund. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Films

Dudley On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury MA.

Reading Readiness

East Boston A weekly story time with stories, songs, and rhymes built around important concepts. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Toddler Story Time

East Boston Join us for stories, songs, games, and simple crafts. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Preschool Story Time

Egleston Square Share stories, songs, and other early learning activities with the children's librarian every week. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Reading Readiness

Grove Hall A weekly story time with stories, songs, and rhymes built around important concepts like shapes, colors and numbers. Register with Ms. Maija today. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Activity Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Toddler Story Time -- Fall Session

Honan- Allston Come join us for stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Themes vary weekly. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 2-4 1/2. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on the Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Toddler/Preschool Story Time: Halloween

Jamaica Plain We'll celebrate Halloween with not too scary tales and spooky stick puppets. Wear a costume if you like and bring a Halloween treat to share. For children ages 18 months-5 years. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Holiday Celebration. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Story Time

Lower Mills Join Ms. Angela for Story Time. We will read stories, sing songs, dance, and make crafts. This program is appropriate for children ages 5 and younger. Large groups must sign up in advance. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Spooky Songs with Sarah

North End Enjoy (not too) spooky songs with Sarah Gardner in this fun, participatory musical program for babies and toddlers. Come in costume for extra fun. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Family Story Time

Parker Hill Ages 1-5 enjoy story time and a craft. Siblings are welcome. Groups must register in advance. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

Tuesday Morning Baby and Toddler Story Time

Roslindale Babies through two-year-olds and their adult companions are invited to join music therapist Sharin Horvitz in song and dance each week. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Reading Readiness Story Time

Uphams Corner Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes, and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. The sessions last about 45 minutes and include time for free play. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes, movement and crafts for children ages three to five accompanied by an adult. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Songs and Movement with Su Eaton

West End Join Halloween Fairy Su Eaton for an hour of pumpkins, ghosts, songs, stories, and movement. For toddlers and preschoolers. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Preschool Reading Readiness Story Time

Adams Street Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages two through five that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Sulinah for Kids

Adams Street Join us for two Reading Readiness Story Times with speical guest Sulinah Boucher. Sulinha Boucher, Brazilian guitarist and singer, has been performing in the United States since 1995. Sulinah will share with us Brazilian inspired and traditional songs for children. She will be accompanied by a percussionist and will teach children about the instruments used in her concert. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.sulinha.com.

ESL Intermediate English Class

Dudley Literacy Center This is an ESL Intermediate English class for people who already have a basic understanding of the English language. This class will introduce more complex grammar, and offer several opportunities for reading, writing, and speaking. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Literacy Center Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Story Time

West Roxbury Stories, songs, and crafts based on a variety of themes. During November and December we will focus on skills for reading readiness, such as identifying number, shapes and colors. For preschoolers ages 3-5. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Beginning Internet Classes

Brighton Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available on a one-on-one basis to get you started. Please call the Brighton Branch for an appointment and ask for Alan. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 7818938222. Contact: Peter Bowne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line- Copley. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

Dewey Square Farmers Market

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

Jamaica Plain Bank of America Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-997-7381. Contact: Abram Spritzler. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line - Green Street. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Senior Coupons. WIC. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bank of America 677 Centre St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Mission Hill Roxbury Crossing

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174276919. Contact: Barry Twomey. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Orange Line - Roxbury Crossing Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Roxbury Crossing Station 1400 Tremont St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120.

The Old Dark House Adult Film Series

South Boston October 7: The Smiling Ghost (1941/71 minutes/B&W), starring Wayne Morris and Brenda Marshall. October 14: The Hidden Hand (1942/63 minutes/B&W), starring Craig Stevens and Julie Bishop. October 21: Mystery House (1938/56 minutes/B&W), starring Ann Sheridan and Dick Purcell. October 28: The Beast with Five Fingers (1946/88 minutes/B&W), starring Peter Lorre and Robert Alda. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

West End Practice speaking English in an informal and friendly group setting with other ESL students and new English speakers. Groups are led by a native English speaker. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Businesses. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

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

Future City

Hyde Park Participants explore the core challenges facing our nation’s cities, including energy generation, pollution, transportation, and more. Activities include designing and creating a story about a city in SimCity 5 and constructing a scale model. Facilitated by Northeastern University Center for STEM Education. This program will run for 12 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact Hyde Park at (617) 361-2524. Ideal for students in grades 5-8. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Teen Wii Gaming

Central Library Play Naruto or Mario Galaxy Cart on the Wii game console. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Making Sugar Skulls -- Pt. I: Shaping

Honan- Allston In preparation for Day of the Dead, we will be making sugar skulls this week. First, we will mix the materials, shape them into skulls, and set them to dry. Drop in anytime during the program to make one. For ages 8-12. All materials provided. Pt. II -- Painting is on Thursday,  October 30. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Children's Room Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Lego Builders CLub

Central Library Let's build something together at our Lego. Builders Club. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for Lego and Duplo fun. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Rey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

After-school Tutoring with 826 Boston

Grove Hall 826 Boston, a nonprofit youth writing center, provides free one-on-one tutoring to students ages 6-18 at the Grove Hall Branch. 826 Boston tutors work with students on their homework assignments, reading, and writing. Registered students are guaranteed a seat for a 3:30-4:15 p.m. or 4:15-5:30 p.m. session - email Edwin Gonzalez at edwin@826boston.org or call 617.442.5400 to sign up. Drop-in tutoring is also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit www.826boston.org to learn more. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.826boston.org.

Halloween Slime Time

North End Make some ooey, gooey, disgusting slime for Halloween. For ages 6 and up. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Homework Help

Brighton Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Brighton. Charlestown. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. North End. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

City Council's Committee on Government Operations

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: Docket #1396 http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014101521160-59f8dd.pdf. Phone: 617-635-1185. Contact: Christine O'Donnell. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM. City Hall, 5th Floor, Iannella Chamber 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit cityofboston.gov.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Central Library. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Mattapan. South End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Brighton. Dorchester. Mattapan. South End. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Drop-in Chess

Roslindale Drop-in after school. Learn how to play or just play a game of Chess. Mr. Neiditz will be on hand to assist all players. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Roslindale Branch Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale MA 02131.

Fiber Arts Class for Youth

South End The Eliot School fiber arts program teaches students the basics of working with wool, cotton, thread, yarn, felt, and more. Projects include rugs, potholders, ornaments, or simple keepsakes through weaving, tying, or gluing. Students also learn about history, different cultures, and creativity by reading books about fiber. Best for ages 8-12. This program runs for 10 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact South End Branch at (617) 536-8241. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Lego Builders

Uphams Corner Make your imagination a reality with Lego spaceships, Lego dragons, and Lego buildings – anything and everything Lego. The first 15 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. Ages four and up. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd Dorchester, MA 02121.

Pooch Partners for Children with Autism

Charlestown Special therapy dogs join us in this structured program for children with autism. We learn about the behavior and needs of man's best friend and encourage positive social behaviors. There will be stories, crafts, and games, but the best part will be visits from special dogs who will teach us all about getting along with others. This program has been developed to meet the needs of children with autism. Siblings and friends are welcome. Registration is required; please contact Ms. Laura to register. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Visual Arts Class for Youth

Adams Street The Eliot School visual arts program teaches important skills including observation, visualization, and imagination. Students learn to embrace unusual materials and unfamiliar tools and to transform recycled scraps into beautiful art. Projects include bookmaking, murals, and shadow puppets. Ideal for ages 10-15. This program will run for seven weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Adams Street Branch at (617)436-6900. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

College of Public and Community Service Evening Information Session

Ongoing Attend an Information Session and find out more about our degree programs in Human Services and our new major in Community Development. Learn about our certificate programs in Labor Leadership, Gerontology, Evaluation Research. Our classes explore Social Justice, Civic Engagement and Service Learning and empower individuals to make a difference in their communities. Register on our website www.cpcs.umb.edu Session located in the Campus Center, Room 2545. Phone: 617-287-7115. Contact: Kaitlin Thurlow. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: JFK/UMass. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. University of Massachusetts, Boston 100 Morrissey Blvd Dorchester, MA 02125.

Boston Landmarks Commission Public Hearing

BLC Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014101522580-52663f.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3850. Contact: Tonya Loveday. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:45 PM. City Hall, Room 900 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

From Acorn to Zucchini: A Squash Harvest Meal

Public Event Nothing speaks the bounty of the harvest season like squash. Chris Douglass, chef/owner of Ashmont Grill and Tavolo, will demonstrate the vast diversity of squash as students work with him to prepare a variety of recipes, from savory to sweet. Students will then enjoy the fruits of their labor with a delicious and colorful squash-centered autumn meal paired with wine. Phone: 617-353-9852. Cost: $150. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line (Boston University West). Type of Event: Food & Dining. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. Boston University Food & Wine Experiential Programs 808 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215. For more info visit www.bu.edu.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Celebrate National Family History Month with Sharon Sergeant

Central Library Sharon Sergeant is a forensic genealogist, specializing in international tracing, property settlements and artifact provenance. She emphasizes research planning using the Genealogical Proof Standard and a wide variety of sources to solve any family history mystery. She is the Vice President of the Massachusetts Genealogical Council and developed the Problem Solving Techniques and Technology Module of the Boston University Genealogical Research Program. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Troops for Fitness Cardio and Strength

Parks Events Cardio mixed with strength Bursts of cardio combined with intervals of strength training. Please meet at the Boathouse. Contact: Jessica R. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Jamaica Pond Boathouse 507 Jamaicaway Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Halloween Party

Fields Corner Join us for a night of festive family fun as the Fields Corner Branch celebrates Halloween. Everyone is invited to hear Halloween stories told by Miss Cindy and to make a craft. Refreshments will be provided. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Migration to Boston's Neighborhoods and Suburbs

South End Historian Jim O'Connell will present a talk about his book The Hub's Metropolis: Greater Boston's Suburban Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth with a special emphasis on the South End and surrounding neighborhoods. Copies of the book will be available for sale and refreshments will be served. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Singer's Night

Public Event Singer's Night features some of the Voice Department's most outstanding performers. This diverse program will present group numbers and soloists performing everything from originals, R&B, jazz, cover tunes, and more. Phone: 6177476621. Cost: $8-$12. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Hynes Convention Center. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Berklee Performance Center 136 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Sea Squirts Ocean Adventurers: Programs for Children 2 to 4 Years Old

Public Event Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non­members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non­members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617­-973-­5206 to reserve your space. A $2 servic… Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: See Description. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Take the Blue Line to the Aquarium Stop. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Environmental Events. Nature. Story Time. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. New England Aquarium Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Children's Films

Connolly Short, fun films for young children. Groups welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Story Time

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for story time. Pre-registration is required. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Shake Your Bones Dance Party

East Boston Wear your Halloween costume and come dance with us to silly, age-appropriate songs. Ages 5 and under, accompanied by an adult. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Bilingual Sing Along

Faneuil Songs, fingerplays and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children. Groups, please preregister with Ann. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Preschool Films and Fun

Fields Corner Preschool fun for kids ages 2 and up. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on the Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Babies and Books @ the Library

Jamaica Plain Babies, ages 6-18 months, are invited to join us for bounces, rhymes, stories, and songs. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Circle Time

Lower Mills Bring your toddlers to the Lower Mills Branch for Circle Time. Children will listen to short stories, move along to fun songs, and play together. Appropriate for children three and younger, but all children are welcome.  Large groups must sign up in advance. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Fun With Books

Mattapan Kids up to age three with parents and caregivers join Jackie and Kate for story-themed songs, fingerplays and a simple craft. This program is geared to ages 0-3 and is a partnership with the Mattapan Branch and Early Intervention. Groups of five or more, please call the library in advance to register for this program as space and supplies are limited. Due to the hands-on nature of the program, we hope to have one adult present for every two children under the age of three. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Preschool Story Time

South End Stories, songs, and a craft based on seasonal themes. During September and October, we will focus on skills for reading readiness,  especially for preschoolers ages three to five. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Toddler Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes and movement for children 18 months to 3 years accompanied by an adult. Library: Neighborhood: Type of Event: Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Reading Readiness

Brighton Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

English Conversation Class

Faneuil Practice speaking English in an informal and friendly group setting with other ESL students and new English speakers. Groups are led by a native English speaker. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Baby Story Time: Mother Goose on the Loose

Uphams Corner Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program focuses on a 9-week series of stories, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, music, and more. This is part of the Reading Readiness program with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Boston Public Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line - Haymarket. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Book Discussion Group

Brighton Book Discussion Group. A book discussion group meets at the Brighton Library on the last Wednesday morning of every month at 11:15 a.m. The featured selection for October 29, will be One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson. Copies of the book are available at the branch. New members are welcome. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Mommy and Me Story Time

Hyde Park This story time is for little ones ages 1- 4 years old accompanied by an adult. Enjoy stories, a song, and a paper craft. Free and open to the public.No registration required. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Boston City Council - Weekly Meeting

City Council All meetings are open to the public and are also available on Comcast Channel 8, RCN Channel 83, and on webcast. Meetings are subject to change at the call of the Council President. Agendas are available within 48-hours of the scheduled meeting. Phone: 617-635-3040. Contact: Central Staff. MBTA: Government Center. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 12:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Charlestown Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6172418866. Contact: Terry Kennedy. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. MBTA: Orange Line- Community College Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Austin and Main Plaza Closest Address: 175 Main St Charlestown, MA 02129.

Midweek Midday Matinee

Honan- Allston October 1: The House of Wax (1953). October 8: Ghostbusters. October 15: Beetlejuice. October 22: Frankenweenie (2012). October 29: ParaNorman. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Plan a Trip Using Google Maps

Central Library Planning a vacation can be easier using mapping tools, hotel and restaurant directories, and transportation resources via Google Maps. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square Commonwealth Salon 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116.

ASA College Planning Workshop for Teens

Central Library Learn how to write great admissions essays and how to ace the interviews. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Study Break

Dudley Take a break from your work. We’ll make a snack in the kitchen, then hang out in the auditorium – a food-allowed, drinks-allowed, noise-allowed space. You can work while you eat, play music, watch videos, or just talk with your friends. For teens ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Halloween Crafty Afternoon

Grove Hall Waiting for homework help and want something to do? Join Ms. Maija for a fun costume craft at 3 p.m. Quantities are limited, please see Ms. Maija to register. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Activity Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Halloween Celebration

Jamaica Plain We'll celebrate the season with crafts at 3:00 p.m. and Rosalita's Puppets Haunted Woods show at 4:00 p.m. Take a spooky (but not too spooky) walk through Rosalita's Haunted Woods and meet some spiders, ghosts, and witches. We'll end the afternoon with creepy crawly cupcake decorating. Rosalita's Puppets funded by the Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Holiday Celebration. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Italian Heritage Film Series-- The Best Offer

West End Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with five films. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Tea Time Stories

Honan- Allston Join us for our afternoon story time series this fall. Each session will feature a few stories; some songs and games; and a craft or two. For ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Children's Room Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Future City

Mattapan Participants explore the core challenges facing our nation’s cities, including energy generation, pollution, transportation, and more. Activities include designing and creating a story about a city in SimCity 5 and constructing a scale model. Facilitated by Northeastern University Center for STEM Education. This program will run for 12 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Mattapan Branch at (617) 298-9218.  Ideal for students in grades 5-8. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Homework Help

Adams Street Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Adams. Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Free Night at the Museum of Fine Arts

Arts & Culture Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution (suggested donation $25). Phone: (617) 267-9300. Cost: Free (Voluntary Contribution). Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green E Line: Museum of Fine Arts. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 9:45 PM. The Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.mfa.org.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Adams. Central Library. Egleston Square. Honan-Allston. North End. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Dorchester. North End. Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Dr. Can-Do Science Experiments

Faneuil Inquiry based, hands on science experiments for young learners. ages 4-10. No registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Faneuil Branch Library. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Parker Hill Taking Steps is an exciting arts education program that provides dance training. Participants experience a wide variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, salsa, African, Indian, flamenco, and folk.  Facilitated by Boston Ballet. This program will run for 8 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Parker Hill Branch at (617) 427-3820. Ideal for students in grades 4-8. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Mission Hill. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Tween Book Club: Coraline

East Boston Join us for a spooky edition of our Tween Book Club, for children in 5th-7th grade. We will be reading Coraline by Neil Gaiman. Drop by the library to pick up your copy today. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Learn to Knit

Egleston Square Teens and adults are invited to learn how to knit with instructor Diane Ivey. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Adults. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Special Committee on Transportation, Public Infrastructure, Planning and Investment. (Zakim)

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: Docket #1500 http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014101001090-fd3601.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3041. Contact: Juan Lopez. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM. City Hall, 5th Floor, Iannella Chamber 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Aprenda A Usar Una Computadora Portátil

Egleston Square For Spanish speaking adults. Clase para adultos en español. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Halloween Campfire Party

Honan- Allston Test our your costumes at our party. Scary stories by a fire; silly games, challenges and activities, and crafts for the younger children. For ages 5-12. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Holiday Celebration. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Halloween Team Trivia

Lower Mills Kids ages 10-14 can sign up to test their knowledge of all things Halloween. The winning team will receive a gift certificate from Pat’s Pizza. Teams, please register at 617.298.7841. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

The Sacco-Vanzetti Case Revisited

North End Christopher Daley recounts the saga of Italian immigrant anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, including the robberies in Bridgewater and Braintree, the famous trial at Dedham, and seven years of attempts to receive a new trial. He illustrates the case through period photographs, including many rare, unpublished images. Daley teaches history at the Silver Lake Regional School District in Kingston, Massachusetts, and has served as chairman of the Pembroke Historical Commission and president of the Pembroke Historical Society. His book Homicide in the Hub: Boston’s Most Infamous Murder Cases will be published in the fall of 2015 by the History Press. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Trick or Treat Magic Show

Adams Street The Trick or Treat Magic Show combines stage magic, physical comedy and tap dancing with lots of audience participation to make this show perfect for young Halloween revelers ages 3 to 9. The audience will imagine themselves at a ghostly tea party and pretend to trick or treat at a haunted house. They will help design a magical costume, make sound effects for a silly nightmare, solve the mystery of a vanishing monster, and more. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Holiday Celebration. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.debbieocarroll.com.

Troops for Fitness Zumba

Parks Events Zumba is an exercise that incorporates music with fast and slow rhythms, as well as resistance training. Please meet on the multipurpose court. Contact: Meissa Jones. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line, Savin Hill Station. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Savin Hill Park 25 Caspian Way Dorchester, MA 02125.

Shear Madness

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