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Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Free Gentle Yoga Class @ Symphony Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green E Line - Symphony. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Symphony Park 30 Edgerly Road The Fenway, MA 02115. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free On the MOVE! (for kids) Class @ Billings Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. On the MOVE! (On the MOVE is a fun, play-inspired fitness program for kids ages 5-12 of all fitness levels. Classes incorporate fun obstacles, agility drills and body-weight movements to get kids more active and strong. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. MBTA: Commuter Rail - West Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Billings Park 369 LaGrange Street West Roxbury, MA 02132. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Tinker Tots

Central Library Themed stories and activities that explore a science or engineering concept. Ages 3-5. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Preschool Films

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury MA.

Tuesday Tales

Grove Hall Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 am in the Children’s Room for Tuesday Tales with Alyson. Children ages 2-6 are invited to come and listen as Alyson reads stories, sings songs, and leads in a fun activity. Pre-registration for groups is encouraged. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Children's Programming Room Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Story Time

Honan- Allston Children (ages 0-5) and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, movement, and more at this weekly story time. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Toddler Storytime

North End Rhymes, stories, and movement for those ages 16 months (walkers) accompanied by a caregiver. No sign up necessary. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Toddler Story Time

Roslindale Sharon Hurvitz from the Boston Metro. Early Intervention Center does stories and songs for children ages 1-2 each Tuesday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Sharon plays the guitar and children sing with her. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Preschool Story Time

Uphams Corner Children under age 6 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for a few stories and songs every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am. After story time we will have a craft on the theme of the stories. The door to the WIC office's ramp is unlocked for this program. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 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, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Lapsit

Charlestown A storytime and bounce time for children 0-18 months and their adult partners. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Beginning Internet Class

Brighton Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available on a one-on-one basis to get you started. Call for an appointment and ask for Alan. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Come to the Codman Square library for stories, songs, finger plays and occasional crafts. Camp groups, classes welcomed. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Baby Storytime

North End Rhymes, stories, and movement for those ages 16 months - 3 years (walkers) accompanied by a caregiver. No sign up necessary. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:40 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

USCIS Information Session

Fields Corner USCIS will be present at the Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library. An immigration officer will: 1) Answer general immigration questions on eligibility requirements and process. 2) Show how to find safe, low-cost, or no-cost assistance and legal advice. 3) Describe how to check on your application. Questions? Please contact the branch at 617.436.2155. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Free Lunchtime Groove Class @ Elmhurst Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Lunchtime Groove Full body stretching followed by basic cardio-inducing dance and callisthenic movements to upbeat urban tunes. Wind-down with breathing & stretches to calm and center. All fitness levels welcome. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line - Shawmut. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM. Elmhurst Park 27-35 Elmhurst Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Starring Robert Young

South Boston Actor Robert Young stars in 5 films from vintage Hollywood. August 2: Navy Blue and Gold (1937/B&W/94 min.) Co-starring James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore August 9: Honolulu (1939/B&W/83 min.) Co-starring Eleanor Powell and George Burns & Gracie Allen August 16: H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941/B&W/120 min.) Co-starring Hedy Lamarr and Charles Coburn August 23: The Canterville Ghost (1944/B&W/95 min.) Co-starring Charles Laughton and Margaret O’Brien August 30: Crossfire (1947/B&W/86 min.) Co-starring Robert Ryan and Robert Mitchum. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

West End Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. This group is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. East Boston. North End. West End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Aprenda Computadoras

Fields Corner Quiere aprender como usar una computadora? Profesora Giovanna Tapia, enseña este clase para adultos en español. Los estudiantes aprenderán cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado , cómo buscar y organizar los archivos y cómo cortar y pegar. No clase en el 16 de Agosto. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for an ESOL group on Tuesdays. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Listening to Radio & Music Online

Central Library Listening to Radio & Music Online.Search free online and BPL streaming audio resources in a variety of musical genres. Figure out where to find the music you love. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Community Learning Center Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Teen Video Gaming Club

Hyde Park Games for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC and mobile devices. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Games / Gaming. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Bay Village. Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Gardening for Kids

Egleston Square Join the children’s librarian to plant, water, weed, tend, and harvest the library’s raised bed vegetable gardens, and participate in garden-related crafts and projects. For children ages 4-10 and their caregivers. Groups must call ahead. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Healthy Helpers

South Boston Recommended for students entering K0 through 2nd grade, this wellness program explores the parts of the body, the five senses, bathing and hygiene, dental care, and medical care. NO CLASS JULY 5. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Lego Club

Central Library Children of all ages build and play together with LEGO and DUPLO bricks. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Children's Library.

Tech Tuesday

Dudley The library has a lot more than books for you to check out this summer! Test out cool technology and learn how to use it in a friendly, nonjudgmental environment. This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Teen Room Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Crafty Tuesdays

Hyde Park Drop by the children’s room for a make-and-take seasonal craft. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Kids Crafternoon

North End Have fun making and shooting colorful paper rockets. For ages 6 and up. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for an ESOL group on Tuesday afternoon. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Tween Tuesday

Central Library Children ages 9-13 explore technology, use their creativity, and have fun at our weekly tween club. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Lego Mindstorm Robots

Mattapan Come join us every Tuesday at 5:30 to explore the Lego Mindstorm Kits. Learn how to build and program a robot! Registration is required. This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Teen Room Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. 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: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Pop Soul Tuesdays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Pop-Soul Tuesdays June 14 Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies June 21 American All Star Band June 28 Ray Greene July 5 Nate Bash Band July 12 World Premier Band July 19 Soul City July 26 Pulse of Boston August 2 Soul Sound Revue August 9 Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies August 16 Ray Greene August 23 World Premier Band August 30 Soul City September 6 Soul Sound Revue. 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: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Free Yoga Class @ Franklin Square

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Lunchtime Groove Full body stretching followed by basic cardio-inducing dance and callisthenic movements to upbeat urban tunes. Wind-down with breathing & stretches to calm and center. All fitness levels welcome. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Silver Line 4 or 5 - E. Newton Stop/Blackstone Square/Franklin Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Franklin Square 1530 Washington Street South End, MA 02118. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Zumba Class @ Gertrude Howes

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors provide choreographed moves of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, and martial arts. Squats and lunges are also part of the workout. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus Routes: 45, 10, 14, 19, 23, 28. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Gertrude Howes Playground 72 Moreland Street Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Hatha Yoga

Fields Corner Integral Yoga Instructor Alicia Zipp joins us in the Community Room for free sessions of Hatha Yoga. Beginners are welcome. For more information contact the Fields Corner Branch or Alicia Zipp at 617-908-8176. Please note there will be no class on Tuesday, August 16 due to a previously scheduled library event. Part of the Boston Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Pajama Story Time

Mattapan Join us at the Mattapan Branch on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. for pajama story time. Come to the library to hear stories and have a snack before bed. Don’t forget to wear your pajamas and feel free to bring your favorite stuffed animal, pillow, or blanket. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

A Summer Swap - G1-T1! Give 1! Take 1!

South End Families, come to our "Summer Swap" of things for children & teens, 1 to 18 years. Bring clean, gently used toys, books, clothes, & cool good stuff. Swap out your still good things you want to share! On each item, write a memory about how it was special to you. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Veronique Epiter: Original Poetry and Songs

South End Artist, poet, and musician Veronique Epiter will perform new works of poetry and music. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Adult Book Discussion

Faneuil Join us for a discussion of "The Color of Water: a Black Man's Tribute to his White Mother" by James McBride. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Summer Readers' Prize Program

South Boston Hot Reads, Hot Wheels! Students who read during the summer return to school ready to learn! Our race car themed program will help you encourage reading at home. Register at our front desk any time beginning June 20. Your child can earn Hot Wheels cars and recognition in the "derby" in our front window. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, August 31, 2016. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Baby Dance Party

Central Library Let’s dance. Children ages 0-5 and caregivers move and groove together. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Children's Library.

Free Gentle Yoga Class @ Christopher Columbus Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Christopher Columbus Park 110 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bphc.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, August 31, 2016, 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, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Bilingual Sing-a-long

Faneuil Songs, fingerplays and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children with caregivers. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 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.

English Conversation Class

Faneuil Practice speaking English with other new learners. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Caravan Puppets: Timeless Tales

Fields Corner Jonathan Keezing and the Caravan Puppets tell tales from around the world with original music. Stories include: The Chicken and Egg, Anansi and the Snake, The Three Little Pigs, and more. This is a great family show for all ages. Groups must pre-register. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

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, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Toddler Time

Mattapan Toddler Time (ages 0-3), groups, please register in advance 617.298.9218. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

CANCELED - Baby/Toddler Music

South Boston Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM.

Preschool Story Time

South End Songs, stories - fiction and nonfiction, and a craft on seasonal themes and more for preschoolers and caregivers together. During March - April story times, we focus on reading readiness. The third Wednesday of every month we have a bilingual, English/Spanish, story time with the Pine Village Bilingual Preschool. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Toddler Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes and movement for children 18 months to 3 years accompanied by an adult. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Toddler Time

Charlestown Storytime Including stories music rhymes and more. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Coffee Hour

Codman Square Please join us for our Coffee Hour and Conversation at our beautiful branch Library. Coffee and Friends The Perfect Combination. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin in the McKim Building Vestibule at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. 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. Visitors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

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. Puzzles and soft blocks will be available for playtime. Free and open to the public. No registration is required. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Baby Lap SIt

Uphams Corner Children ages 0-3 and their parents or caregivers are invited to the library for a special story time developed especially for the youngest children. Come sing songs, make music, discover books, and develop key early literacy skills. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Boston City Council - Weekly Meeting

City Clerk NO MEETING (Summer Break). Phone: 617-635-3040. Contact: Central Staffing. MBTA: State Street Station (Use City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM. Boston City Hall Iannella Chambers 5th Floor 1 Cambridge Street Boston MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for a Wednesday afternoon ESOL group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Midweek Midday Matinee--Summer of International Film

Honan- Allston Letters from Iwo Jima. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:10 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Basic Computer Instruction

North End Join us for informal classes using the North End Branch’s laptops, which run windows 7. Also, we can show very fundamental things on Mac computers running OS X Lion. Classes may include basic searches using Google search or help setting up a Gmail account. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Technology Help

Faneuil Puzzled by your gadgets? Drop by the library for help. Learn about the library's online resources including downloadable ebook, audiobooks, streaming movies and television shows, online classes and much more. No registration required. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Computer Instruction for You

South End One on one user instruction. Please call 617.536.8241 to reserve a 30 minute spot for an informal one-on-one computer session with the South End Branch's generalist librarian, Matt. Please bring in your laptop to learn on. These sessions are intended for experienced users who already know how to browse the internet, use a mouse, type, cut and paste, other basic computer skills. This class will not be available on July 12, 13, 20, 21. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Computer Instruction

Charlestown Do you need help with computers, your electronic device, or the library's online catalog, collections, or resources? Drop by for some friendly one-on-one instruction of Wednesday afternoons between 3 to 5 p.m. No registration is required. Can't make it to the branch during that time frame? Make an appointment with the Adults Librarian by calling 617-242-1248. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Story & Craft

Central Library Stories and rhymes followed by a craft. Ages 4-7. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Board Games Afternoons

Dudley Children are invited to play board games with friends. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Cooking Club

Dudley This summer, you *can* eat at the library! Come to the Auditorium on Wednesdays to cook with your friends and then eat your creations. This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Gardening at the Library

Mattapan Come join us every Wednesday at 3:30 to help plant, maintain, and harvest vegetables in the garden beds in the library’s backyard! Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Nature. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Kids' Crafternoon

North End Get your pencils ready for school and give them whimsical decorations; for ages 6 and up. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Free Night at the MFA

Tourism Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution (suggested donation $25). Phone: 617-267-9300. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green E Line - Museum of Fine Arts. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Visual Arts. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.mfa.org.

Internet for Beginners, Week 4

Central Library Internet for Beginners. Learn to use an Internet browser, navigate a website, search the Internet, and be safe online. This four-week course is for those with little internet experience. Registration is required; please call 617.859.2323. Basic mouse skills required. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Community Learning Center Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Concerts in the Courtyard: Aliya Cycon Project

Central Library The Arabic-inspired band Aliya Cycon Project was formed in the summer of 2014 at Berklee College of Music by oud player/pianist/singer Aliya Cycon. A life-long musician, Cycon discovered the beauty and allure of the oud when she travelled for a summer in the West Bank, Palestine. Since that life-changing trip, Cycon has blended the charm of Arabic music with her own style. Aliya Cycon Project released their debut album We Will Be Light in March 2015, and Cycon has performed in Palestine, Lebanon, Senegal, and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Library Program Series: Concerts in the Courtyard. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. McKim Courtyard Boston Public Library 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for a Wednesday afternoon ESOL group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Rat Pack Wednesdays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Rat Pack Wednesdays: June 15 Mike Dutra Strictly Sinatra Band June 22 Chris Jason Sinatra Live June 29 Patrick Tobin July 6 Bo & Bill Winiker Band July 13 Justin Beech Band July 20 Alex MacDougall Band July 27 Mike Dutra Strictly Sinatra Band August 3 Patrick Tobin August 10 Chris Jason Sinatra Live August 17 Justin Beech Band August 24 Bo & Bill Winiker Band August 31 Alex MacDougall Band September 7 Mike Dutra Strictly Sinatra Band. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 20 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02201. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Free Family Zumba Class @ LoPresti Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Zumba involves energetic dance and aerobic elements. Instructors provide choreographed moves of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, and martial arts. Squats and lunges are also part of the workout. Phone: 617-534-2355. 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: East Boston. MBTA: Blue Line - Maverick. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. LoPresti Park 33 Sumner Street East Boston, MA 02128. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Jackie Kennedy, Superstar!

Adams Street From the very moment that she walked into the White House, Jackie Kennedy was destined to become one of the greatest of the First Ladies as well as the Most Famous Woman of her Time. Please join us as author and BPL staff member John DeVito looks at how the legend of Jackie lives on in popular culture. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Boston Rhythm Riders - Line Dancing

Tourism Please join us Wednesday, June 8th from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Refectory Hill in Franklin Park as we kick off Line Dancing, part of the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield MA, run by The Boston Public Health Commission and The Boston Parks and Recreation Department. For more information regarding the summer fitness programs please. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park, 1 Circult Way, Dorchester Ma, 02121. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Family Fitness Class @ Walker Playground

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Phone: 617-534-2355. 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: Mattapan. MBTA: Commuter Rail - Morton Street. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Walker Playground 550 Norfolk Street Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Line Dancing Class @ Franklin Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Line Dancing Move to the music in a fun workout that involves choreographed steps and upbeat dancing with a group of people. Our instructors will have you ready for your Dancing with the Stars audition in no time! Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Commuter Rail - Four Corners Geneva. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Franklin Park 1 Circuit Drive Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Baby Lapsit

Central Library Pre-walking babies up to 6 months old and a caregiver enjoy stories, songs, and movement. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Babypalooza

Central Library Young children and their caregivers are invited to play and socialize. Up to 2 years. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Gmail Basics

Central Library Gmail Basics. Get started using email with Gmail. We will learn how to create Gmail accounts, read and send emails, send attachments, and more. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Classroom Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

New Portraits by Juan Perez: Oil on Canvas

South End Artist Juan Perez will display his new portraits of such notables as Hillary Clinton and David Ortiz. Juan is a student of South End artist Tom Ouellette. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Exhibition. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – Friday, September 30, 2016, 5:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Free Gentle Yoga Class @ Almont Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Mattapan Trolley - Mattapan Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Hunt Almont 40 Almont Street Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free On the MOVE! (for kids) Class @ Moakley Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. On the MOVE! (On the MOVE is a fun, play-inspired fitness program for kids ages 5-12 of all fitness levels. Classes incorporate fun obstacles, agility drills and body-weight movements to get kids more active and strong. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Red Line - JFK Umass. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Moakley Park 1005 Columbia Road South Boston, MA 02127. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Free Tai Chi Class @ Symphony Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Tai Chi Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, is used as a slow-moving exercise to achieve relaxation and stress reduction. Tai Chi offers benefits for the body, mind and spirit. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. South Boston. MBTA: Green E Line - Symphony. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Symphony Park 30 Edgerly Road The Fenway, MA 02115. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Computer Classes

Dudley Learn and practice basic computer skills in these workshops. These classes are drop-in; no registration is required. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Women in World Jazz

Central Library Join Women in World Jazz for an interactive musical adventure featuring music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Cape Verde, to the Middle East. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Library Program Series: Never Too Late Group. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Teen Anime Club

Hyde Park Different titles streaming online including Yuyu Hakusho, Erased, Gintama, Other classic and brand new titles online. This club includes Build the Future Teen summer programs. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Film. Performing Arts. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, September 1, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Menino Hall Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Vinyl Thursday

Mattapan Every Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. come listen to a record and do a fun craft. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, September 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Computer Instruction for You

South End One on one user instruction. Please call 617.536.8241 to reserve a 30 minute spot for an informal one-on-one computer session with the South End Branch's generalist librarian, Matt. Please bring in your laptop to learn on. These sessions are intended for experienced users who already know how to browse the internet, use a mouse, type, cut and paste, other basic computer skills. This class will not be available on July 12, 13, 20, 21. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Art Explorers

Central Library Open-ended art projects that encourage creativity in children ages 3-8 years. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Free Night at the ICA

Ongoing FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Phone: (617) 478-3100. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Seaport. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line: South Station. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.org.

After-Work Tai Chi

West End Come and try this low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo. If you have any questions you can contact Nicky & John Collins at tai-chi@macheads2.net. Library: West End. Neighborhood: West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Boston Calling Block Party

Tourism Open to the public. Bands, cocktails, and more. FREE . 21 plus. Every Thursday at Dewey Square in the Rose Kennedy Greenway from 5p - 8p. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Park Event. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Dewey Square, Rose Kennedy Greenway. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. 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. Visitors. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Restore Your Credit

Dudley How to Rebuild Your Credit: >Come learn the correct way to rebuild your credit. >Find out your current credit score for free. >Get free onsite credit repair phone consultation. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Building Pathways Information Seminar

Lower Mills Learn about the Building Pathways program. Building Pathways is a 6-week program designed to prepare qualified applicants for an apprenticeship in the building trades- the pathway to a rewarding career in construction. Building Pathways is sponsored by the Building and Construction Trades Council of the Metropolitan District in partnership with Action for Boston Community Development and the Boston Housing Authority. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

ESL Conversation Group

South Boston Come practice speaking English with our Conversation Group at the South Boston Branch. This group is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Blues Thursdays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Blues Barge Thursdays June 9 James Montgomery June 16 Louis Bello June 23 Bruce Marshall June 30 Jeff Pitchell July 7 Fat City Band July 14 Toni Lynn Washington July 21 Louis Bello July 28 Jeff Pitchell August 4 Greg Burroughs August 11 Bruce Marshall August 18 James Montgomery August 25 Fat City Band September 1 Greg Burroughs September 8 Louis Bello. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 20 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02201. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Free Summer Yoga

Tourism A vibrant group of instructors leads power vinyasa flow for over 200 students of all levels. This style of yoga provides a space for all to challenge themselves, release stress, expand energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic park. Sessions are held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog Pond Carousel. Frog Pond’s sixth season of FREE Summer Yoga will welcome back familiar instructors to provide power vinyasa flow for students of all levels. This talented group of instructors include musicians, writers, former college athletes, coaches, runners and cyclists. This style of yoga and this group of instructors will provide a space for you to challenge yourself, release stress, expand your energy, and tap into the beauty of trees, grass, and water found at Boston’s most historic green space, The Boston Common. Bring your mat, blocks, towels, belt and positive energy. Important Schedule Notices: June 2, 2016 – First day of FREE Summer Yoga! June 9, 20… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. Downtown. MBTA: Green Line, Red Line - Park Street. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Boston Common Frog Pond. For more info visit bostonfrogpond.com.

Free Yoga Class @ Boston Common Frog Pond

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Beacon Hill. Downtown. MBTA: Red Line & Green Line - Park Street. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Common Frog Pond 38 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Harborwalk Sounds at the ICA

Tourism This partnership with Berklee College of Music – a perennial summertime favorite – brings the city’s most talented young musicians to the waterfront for ICA Free Thursday nights all summer long. Thursday, June 30, 2016 Dashina Thursday, July 7, 2016 Lula Wiles Thursday, July 14, 2016 noé / Mar|Co Thursday, July 21, 2016 RickExpress Thursday, July 28, 2016 Selah Poitier Thursday, August 4, 2016 Sudacas Thursday, August 11, 2016 Chorobop & +55 Group Thursday, August 18, 2016 Sleeping Lion / iives Thursday, August 25, 2016 NikKollective Thursday, September 1, 2016 Niu Raza and the Wilder Project. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Seaport. MBTA: Silver Line - Courthouse Station. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Institute of Contemporary Art 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.icaboston.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: Adults. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Free Evening Groove Class @ Elmhurst Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Evening Groove After a full-body warm up, enjoy fun, HIIT-paced dance exercise followed by rhythmic movement recovery periods to induce an efficient balance of cardio and fat burning movements to motivating familiar beats. Cool down breath & stretching. All fitness levels welcome. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line - Ashmont. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Elmhurst Park 27-35 Elmhurst Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Mayor Movie Nights: The Lego Movie

Parks Events Come join us for movies under the stars in Boston parks. This series is presented by the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Northeastern University in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment. Phone: (617) 635-4505. Contact: Mavrick Afonso. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Park Event. Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7:00 PM. Draper Playground 5265 Washington St Boston, MA 02132. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Free Boot Camp Class @ Christopher Columbus Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Boot Camp Boot Camp classes are high energy and fun. They target your cardiovascular system and muscles, utilizing exercises such as jumping jacks, push-ups and lunges. The instructor will use outdoor elements to conduct the exercises and will encourage you to push through the workout. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: North End. MBTA: Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Friday, September 2, 2016, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. Christopher Columbus Park 110 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Baby Play

Central Library Explore developmentally appropriate toys and the Children’s Library’s Pathway to Reading. Ages 0-5. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Friday, September 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Lap Sit Story Time

Fields Corner Join Ms Cindy as she reads books and shares rhymes, stories, and songs parents and caregivers can use at home. For families with children ages birth to three. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, September 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

CANCELED - Reading Roundup

South Boston Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups, please call 617.859.2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Study Room 1&2, Community Learning Center Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Sing Along 10a & 11a

Central Library Babies up to 18 months old and their caregivers sing and move together to live music. This program is generously donated by the Louise H. Allen Children’s Music Program Fund. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Children's Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for a Friday afternoon ESOL group. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Reading Readiness

Fields Corner Ms. Cindy shares stories, shapes, concepts, art, and other activities to help get children ready to read. This program is for children ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or caretaker. No registration is required. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Movie Hour

Grove Hall Children ages 2-6 are welcomed to kick off the weekend by watching movies and shows chosen just for them. Seating is limited. Pre-registration for groups is required. Please call the branch at (61) 427-3337. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Movies

Lower Mills Movies for Preschoolers. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Story Time with Ms. Celia

Mattapan Join us at the Mattapan Branch every Friday morning to hear stories, sing songs, and do a fun craft. For children ages 2-5. Please call ahead to register if you are bringing a large group. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Preschool Story Time

North End Stories and fun activities for those ages 2.5 - 5 years accompanied by a caregiver. No sign up is necessary; groups please call ahead. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Come to the Codman Square branch of the Boston Public Library for three stories, songs, and fingerplays every Friday at 10:30 a.m. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Children's Room Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. 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: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

CANCELED - Baby Circle

South Boston Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Friday, September 2, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher

West End Want more energy and focus? Join Polly Fletcher, Get Your Vibe On Coach and Occupational Therapist, for Guided Visualization Meditation. Strengthen your mental focus and transform limiting thoughts to reduce stress and improve overall health. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, September 2, 2016, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Resume Basics

Central Library Resume Basics. Your resume needs to impress the hiring manager to get an interview. Find out how to write a resume using Career Transitions through the library's site and learn resume-writing tips. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, September 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Classroom Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Barbara Stanwyck Film Series

Lower Mills This month we are featuring Barbara Stanwyck movies. The Miracle Woman 1931, NR – 90 min  Friday, September 2, 1 p.m The Lady Eve 1941 NR – 94 min   Friday, September 9, 1 p.m. The Bitter Tea of General Yen 1933, NR – 87 min   Friday, September 16, 1 p.m. Clash By Night 1952, NR – 105 min   Friday, September 23, 1 p.m. The Furies 1950, NR – 109min   Friday, September 30, 1 p.m. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, September 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:50 PM. Lower Mills Branch Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Free Yoga Class @ Clifford Park

Tourism Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield MA are partnering to provide the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series - FREE fitness programming in Boston Parks this summer. The Fitness Series will activate Boston parks while increasing opportunities for physical activity across Boston's neighborhoods. Yoga Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. Instructors will provide flow movement for people of all levels. Yoga challenges your mental and physical being, releases stress and expands your energy. Phone: 617-534-2355. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Red Line - Andrew Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Park Event. Workshops & Classes. Friday, September 2, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Clifford Park 171 Norfolk Ave Roxbury, MA 02119. For more info visit www.bphc.org.

Fabulous Women in Film

South End Join us at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library as we watch these classic films staring, Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburne, Ingrid Bergman, and Greta Garbo. Friday, September 2, at 2pm What Happened to Baby Jane? Friday, September 9 at 2pm The Philadelphia Story Friday, September 16 at 2pm Sabrina Friday, September 23 at 2pm Spellbound Friday, September 30 at 2pm Ninotchka. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, September 2, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Baby Story Time

Codman Square This story time consists of fingerplays and songs for children 18 months and younger. It lasts about twenty minutes. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, September 2, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

ESL Conversation Group

Connolly Practice speaking English with other new learners. All levels are welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, September 2, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Movie Friday

Mattapan Join us for a weekly Disney movie showing on Friday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, September 2, 2016, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Friday, September 2, 2016, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1900 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester Ashmont MBTA plaza.

Get Steamed

Central Library Children discover science, technology, engineering, arts and math concepts through books and fun activities. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Friday, September 2, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

First Fridays at SOWA

Tourism Over 60 artists open their studios for the "First Friday" of every month. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Silver Line - Union Park Street. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Exhibition. Visual Arts. Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Various locations in SOWA District 500 Harrison Ave Boston, MA 02118. For more info visit www.sowaartistsguild.com.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Classic Movie Fridays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Classic Movie Fridays / Movies by Moonlight June 10 Dirty Dancing June 17 Jaws June 24 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Restored) July 1 An Affair to Remember July 8 The Wizard of Oz July 15 Letters to Juliet July 22 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom July 29 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade August 5 Back to the Future August 12 Toy Story August 19 The Sandlot August 26 Some Like It Hot September 2 Star Trek (2009) September 9 Mamma Mia! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Film. Food & Dining. Friday, September 2, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 20 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02201. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

English Conversation Group

Roslindale Join us Saturday Mornings for an English Conversation Group for ESL Adults. Group is led by volunteers. Newcomers welcome. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Adult Room Alcove Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Play and Learn Block Party

Hyde Park Come play, build, and learn together at a block party – library style. Playing with blocks provides opportunities to learn about math and science, pre-reading skills, social skills, and motor skills. Various building blocks will be available including wood blocks, magnetic blocks, KAPLA blocks, soft blocks, and baby blocks. No registration is required. This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the City-wide Friends of the Boston Public Library and the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Families. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Counterpose: A Yoga and Storytelling Workshop

Parker Hill Earthseed Yoga and the Friends of the Parker Hill Branch Library present Counterpose, an interactive learning environment for both seniors and youth. Invite an older adult (ages 50 and up) or a young person (ages 5 and up) you care about to join us to talk about and explore yoga practices, and principles to keep us healthy as we grow and age. This free workshop includes conversation, yoga poses, writing, deep breathing, listening, meditation, and a light meal. Library: Parker Hill. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Mission Hill. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library 1497 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120.

SoWa Open Market

Tourism We are happy to announce that the award-winning SoWa Open Market will be back again at its usual location this Spring & Summer. Open every Sunday (and Saturday starting in June), from 10 am - 4 pm, the SoWa Open Market draws thousands of visitors from across New England, eager to sample the regions' best collection of local artisans, farmers, and specialty vendors. While you're here, don't forget to also explore the 90 artist studios,  60 shops & galleries, and the incredible SoWa Vintage Market located alongside the SoWa Open Market on Thayer Street. As always - There's plenty of parking available. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Concerts / Live Music. Farmer's Market. Fashion. Food & Dining. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SOWA BOSTON, 530 HARRISON AVE, BOSTON, MA 02118, USA. For more info visit www.sowaboston.com.

Hub on the Run - Boston Run Tours

Tourism Hub on the Run is a fun running tour of our city that will take place every Saturday at 10:30am. The run tour will be loosely structured - it's designed to give you a chance to get a fun run and see some sights. Arrive here at RunBase by 10:30 this Saturday ready to run and have fun! Lockers and showers are available at RunBase free of charge. Email us at info@bostonrunbase.com for more information. Phone: 6176354137. Contact: info@bostonrunbase.com. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green Line - Copley Square. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Sports. Tours. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 10:30 AM. Boston Marathon adidas RunBase 855 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.thebostoncalendar.com.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. 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. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 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.

Classical Music Stories

Central Library Classical music comes alive through stories and music. Ages 3+. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Spanish Conversation Group

Roslindale Join us for a Spanish Conversation Group. This is for native or non-native Spanish speakers to practice their conversation skills (not for beginning Spanish students). Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Adult Room Alcove Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

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, September 3, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Baby Diaper Bank

Grove Hall If you are a parent of a baby and you cannot afford diapers, the Baby Diaper Bank may be for you. The Baby Diaper Bank seeks to meet the needs of income challenged parents to make sure that they have clean diapers for their babies. The Baby Diaper Bank will be here on the first Saturday of every month. Drop in to see if you qualify for this invaluable community service. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Families. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.lanniesneighborhood.org.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 2:00 PM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Create a Musical Instrument Craft

Central Library Create a musical instruments out of everyday objects. Ages 5+. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 3, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

South End Open Market at Ink Block

Tourism The South End Open Market @ Ink Block will set up on Sundays, May through October in Boston’s South End. The South End Food Truck Market features 15 to 20 of Boston’s best food trucks serving up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The South End Farmers Market features a mouth watering assortment of locally grown produce, flowers, plants, and gourmet specialty foods. The South End Arts Market is a mecca for all things handmade. Only the best of the region’s makers and designers are accepted to the market, resulting in a carefully curated selection of well crafted, innovative, fun and funky art and craft. Meet the folks behind the work. Chat with a farmer. Munch on a gourmet sandwich. Shop handmade and support local businesses! Art, clothing, accessories, ceramics, jewelry, housewares, gourmet foods, fresh produce and flowers, mobile eats – you’ll find it all in one central location at the South End Open Market @ Ink Block! Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Farmer's Market. Food & Dining. Visual Arts. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 375 Harrison Ave Boston, MA. For more info visit newenglandopenmarkets.com.

SoWa Open Market

Tourism We are happy to announce that the award-winning SoWa Open Market will be back again at its usual location this Spring & Summer. Open every Sunday (and Saturday starting in June), from 10 am - 4 pm, the SoWa Open Market draws thousands of visitors from across New England, eager to sample the regions' best collection of local artisans, farmers, and specialty vendors. While you're here, don't forget to also explore the 90 artist studios,  60 shops & galleries, and the incredible SoWa Vintage Market located alongside the SoWa Open Market on Thayer Street. As always - There's plenty of parking available. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: South End. MBTA: Orange Line - Tufts Medical. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Concerts / Live Music. Farmer's Market. Fashion. Food & Dining. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. SOWA BOSTON, 530 HARRISON AVE, BOSTON, MA 02118, USA. For more info visit www.sowaboston.com.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Sunday, September 4, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Labor Day (City Holiday)

Holidays City offices closed. Sunday parking rules in effect; see link below for more information. Boston Public Libraries closed. BCYF Community Centers are closed. Monday, September 5, 2016. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Monday, September 5, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Tinker Tots

Central Library Themed stories and activities that explore a science or engineering concept. Ages 3-5. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Preschool Films

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for a preschool film. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury MA.

Tuesday Tales

Grove Hall Children ages 2-6 are invited to come and listen as Alyson reads stories, sings songs, and leads in a fun activity. Pre-registration for groups is required. Please call the branch to reserve space 617).427.3337. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Preschool Story Time

Honan- Allston Children (ages 0-5) and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, movement, and more at this weekly story time. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Toddler Storytime

North End Rhymes, stories, and movement for those ages approximately 16 months to 3 years (walkers). No sign up necessary. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Toddler Story Time

Roslindale Sharon Hurvitz from the Boston Metro. Early Intervention Center does stories and songs for children ages 1-2 each Tuesday morning from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Sharon plays the guitar and children sing with her. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4246 Washington Street Roslindale, MA 02131.

Preschool Story Time

Uphams Corner Children under age 6 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for a few stories and songs every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am. After story time we will have a craft on the theme of the stories. The door to the WIC office's ramp is unlocked for this program. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 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, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Preschool Story Time

Adams Street Join us every Tuesday morning at Adams St. Library for stories, action songs, and more. Create your own story-inspired craft to take home. This program is recommended for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Beginning Internet Class

Brighton Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available on a one-on-one basis to get you started. Call for an appointment and ask for Alan. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Come to the Codman Square library for stories, songs, finger plays and occasional crafts. Camp groups, classes welcomed. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Quincy Market History Tour

Tourism Step back in time with us to learn about Quincy Market’s central and ever-evolving role in Boston’s history. Discover how Quincy Market was built over the Boston Harbor, and explore Alexander Parris’s thoughtful architectural design. Delve into the political maneuvering behind the market’s creation, and understand the market’s importance in establishing Boston as an international trading center. This public works project was the largest of its kind at the time. Please meet our guide by Pulse Cafe on South Market Street. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green & Orange Line - Haymarket, Blue Line - Aquarium. Type of Event: Historical. Talks & Lectures. Tours. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 11:00 AM. Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall) 141 S Market St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Baby Storytime

North End Rhymes, music, and bounces for those ages 4 - 15 months (prewalkers), followed by free play. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 11:15 AM – 11:40 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Errol Flynn Film Series for Adults

South Boston Hollywood star Errol Flynn stars in four vintage films: September 6: The Prince and the Pauper. Co-starring Claude Rains and William & Robert Mauch (1937/B&W/118 min.) September 13: Dive Bomber. Co-starring Fred MacMurray and Alexis Smith (1941/color/132 min.) September 20: Against All Flags. Co-starring Maureen O’Hara and Anthony Quinn (1952/color/83 min.) September 27: Footsteps in the Dark. Co-starring Brenda Marshall and Ralph Bellamy (1941/B&W/96 min.). Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

ESL Conversation Group

West End Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. This group is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. East Boston. North End. West End. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Aprenda Computadoras

Fields Corner Quiere aprender como usar una computadora? Profesora Giovanna Tapia, enseña este clase para adultos en español. Los estudiantes aprenderán cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado , cómo buscar y organizar los archivos y cómo cortar y pegar. No clase en el 16 de Agosto. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for an ESOL group on Tuesdays. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Teen Video Gaming Club

Hyde Park Games for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC and mobile devices. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Games / Gaming. Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Glitter Tattoos

Charlestown Join us at the Charlestown Branch on Tuesday, September 6th at 2:30 until 5:00pm for a fun back to school event! Lauren from Paisley Peacock Body Arts will be here doing glitter tattoos, getting everyone ready for the new school year! Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Bay Village. Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Lego Club

Central Library Children of all ages build and play together with LEGO and DUPLO bricks. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Games / Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116 Children's Library.

Drop-in Knitting

West Roxbury Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Google Drive: Basics

Central Library Google Drive: Basics Google Drive offers several features for Gmail users to help you save important files and access them anytime. You will learn about saving files and how to use Google’s word processor to create documents on any computer with an Internet connection. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The Classroom Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Join us for an ESOL group on Tuesday afternoon. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Travel Tuesday at the Leventhal Map Center

Central Library Join us at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center as we explore a different part of the world on Travel Tuesday! Enjoy games, activities, coloring sheets, and more! *The first Tuesday of every month is Travel Tuesday. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit maps.bpl.org.

Tween Tuesday

Central Library Children ages 9-13 explore technology, use their creativity, and have fun at our weekly tween club. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Lego Mindstorm Robots

Mattapan Come join us every Tuesday at 5:30 to explore the Lego Mindstorm Kits. Learn how to build and program a robot! Registration is required. This is a Build the Future Teen Summer Program. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Teen Room Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. 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: Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other adult 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 mtheroux@bpl.org or mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Conference Room 2&3 Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Gary Gekow: Interview Workshop

Central Library An interactive and informal question and answer session where we role-play typical interview questions and how best to answer them. The seminar also includes ways to avoid job candidates’ most common interview mistakes. Please register via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interview-workshop-with-gary-gekow-tickets-26607759525. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM. Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center Johnson Building, Lower Level Room: The Exchange Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Glitter Tattoos

Mattapan Join us at the Mattapan Branch on Tuesday, September 6th at 6:00 pm for a fun back to school event! Lauren from Paisley Peacock Body Arts will be here doing glitter tattoos, getting everyone ready for the new school year! Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126 617-298-9218.

Boston Harbor Hotel - Pop Soul Tuesdays

Tourism Free entertainment summer nights at the Boston Harbor Hotel! Pop-Soul Tuesdays June 14 Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies June 21 American All Star Band June 28 Ray Greene July 5 Nate Bash Band July 12 World Premier Band July 19 Soul City July 26 Pulse of Boston August 2 Soul Sound Revue August 9 Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies August 16 Ray Greene August 23 World Premier Band August 30 Soul City September 6 Soul Sound Revue. 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: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line - South Station. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Food & Dining. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.bhh.com.

Hatha Yoga

Fields Corner Join us in the Community Room for free sessions of yoga. Beginners are welcome. For more information, please contact Alicia Zipp at 617.282.6722. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.