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Light, Color, and Place: Landscapes by Julia Russell

West Roxbury As you can see from these paintings, I am drawn to landscapes, seascapes, and an occasional cityscape. Wherever I go, I am on the lookout for scenes to paint, from the meadows, skies, and seas of Martha's Vineyard to the colorful sweeping paths at Millennium Park to places as far away as Wyoming or Kenya. I work primarily in oil and acrylic on heavily gessoed canvas or boards. I move between realistic renderings and abstractions, always seeking to capture the light and essence of place. Library: West Roxbury. Neighborhood: West Roxbury. Type of Event: Exhibition. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 – Friday, October 31, 2014. Gallery Area West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library 1961 Centre Street West Roxbury, MA 02132.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich

Ongoing One of those stories is how the Nazi regime in Germany issued a decree in March 1933 that limited and ultimately barred all Jewish judges, public prosecutors and lawyers access to the courts. The exhibition, Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich, reflects a time in Germany when individual rights and the rule of law were utterly neglected. Many non-Jewish German lawyers in those days kept silent. There was no real resistance. Most of them did not even try to help their colleagues. The Vilna Shul is pleased to support this exhibition presented by the German Federal Bar in conjunction with the American Bar Association. This compelling, international exhibit will be shown at the John Joseph Moakley U.S.Courthouse from July 1 through September 30. Group tour reservations will be available beginning July 15th. To discuss guided tours for groups please email jessica@vilnashul.org. Viewing hours are during regular courthouse hours, Monday through Friday, 8am-6pm. For more… Phone: 6175232324. Contact: Jessica - jessica@vilnashul.org. Cost: FREE. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: Silver Line (Court House Station), Red Line (South Station). Type of Event: Exhibition. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Joseph Moakley U.S.Courthouse 1 Courthouse Way Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit vilnashul.org.

Sea Squirts: Program for Kids Ages 2 to 4 Years

Ongoing Classes run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9:30 and 11:00 AM. Ocean Motion - Can you swim like a fish? Walk like a crab? Dig like a clam? Float like a jelly? Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non¬members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617-973-5206 to reserve your space. A $2 service fee will be added to each non¬member ticket. Get more information and register online. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue line to Aquarium. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. New England Aquarium 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Boston City Council's Committee on Post Audit and Oversight (Yancey)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Re: Fire Department Orders ...... Docket #0362 FY2013 Audited Financial Statements....... Docket #0363 FY2014 Budget........ Detail Posting Attached........ http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/postaudit2014.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Licensing Board Premise Violations Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092501520-85dc92.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Jean M. Lorizio. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:00 AM. City Hall, Room 809A 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

Ongoing Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt students' creativity, with designs utilizing unconventional materials such as window screenings, Capri Sun juice boxes, rope, thumbtacks, and more. The exhibition will be open to the public at Copley Place, September 14th through October 5th, culminating with a Runway Show at center court on Wednesday, October 8. Phone: (617) 236-7257. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Copley Place 100 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02116.

ESL Intermediate English Class

Dudley Literacy Center This is an ESL Intermediate English class for people who already have a basic understanding of the English language. This class will introduce more complex grammar, and offer several opportunities for reading, writing, and speaking. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Literacy Center Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Preschool Films

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

Reading Readiness

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

Toddler Story Time

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Little Wigglers Stories and Songs About Art

Grove Hall Join Ms. Maija for songs and stories about art at 10:30 a.m. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Toddler Story Time -- Fall Session

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Toddler/Preschool Story Time: Starry Night

Jamaica Plain We'll read Stars and other twinkly tales. We'll also make pocket stars. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Story Time

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

Toddler Story time

North End Rhymes, stories, and movement for those ages 16 months to 3 years (walkers)accompanied by a caregiver. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Family Story Time

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

Tuesday Morning Baby and Toddler Story Time

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

Mother Goose on the Loose

South Boston Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program focuses on a 8 week series of stories, songs, fingerplays, music and more. This is part of the Reading Readiness program with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Reading Readiness Story Time

Uphams Corner Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes, and songs focusing on a different concept: Numbers, shapes, colors, etc. The sessions last about 45 minutes and include time for free play. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Preschool Story Hour

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

Preschool Reading Readiness Story Time

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

Sulinah for Kids

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

Beginning Internet Classes

Brighton Mystified by the net? Don't know how to surf? Help is available on a one-on-one basis to get you started. Please call the Brighton Branch for an appointment and ask for Alan. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Reading Readiness

Charlestown Caregivers and toddlers from 18-36 months, please join us for fun age-appropriate activities that prepare little minds for later reading and math instruction. We will learn to recognize shapes, sort objects, put events in order, and guess what happens next. Toddlers will enjoy going for a shape walk, playing with dough, and learning chants and movements. Adults will participate with toddlers and will take home resources to extend learning. Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 7818938222. Contact: Peter Bowne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line- Copley. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

Baby Story Time

North End Bounces, rhymes, and songs for those ages birth to 15 months (prewalkers). Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:05 AM – 11:30 AM. North End Branch Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Dewey Square Farmers Market

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

Dorchester House Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6172883230. Contact: Mary Lynch. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Red Line- Fields Corner Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Dorchester House 1353 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.dorchesterhouse.org.

John Verlinden - Cookbook Author Series

Public Event Join us for our annual Cookbook Author Series at The Dewey Square Farmers Market! John Verlinden, author of "To Cook is To Love" will be joining us. Verlinden will be selling and signing his cookbook, as well as available to answer any of your culinary questions! Equal parts conversation, cookbook and memoir, To Cook is To Love, is no ordinary ethnic food cookbook. You’ll be entertained and uplifted, as you learn about this nutritious, delicious, diverse and economical cuisine. Beautifully illustrated with nostalgic images from pre-revolutionary Cuba, your hardest decision may be where to keep To Cook is To Love – display it on the coffee table for guests to enjoy? or keep it close at hand in your kitchen? Better buy two. As a farm boy in rural Missouri, John Verlinden never imagined that he’d grow up to be co-owner of Mucho Gusto Café the first Cuban restaurant in the heart of Boston or that he’d write To Cook Is to Love, a basic Latin food cookbook. But, when he met Mami Aida, and tasted her food… Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Red Line (South Station). Type of Event: Author Talk. Book Sale. Farmer's Market. Feasts & Festivals. Food & Dining. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Dewey Square Plaza, outside of South Station 600 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit www.muchogusto.com.

Jamaica Plain Bank of America Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-997-7381. Contact: Abram Spritzler. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line - Green Street. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Senior Coupons. WIC. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bank of America 677 Centre St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Mission Hill Roxbury Crossing

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174276919. Contact: Barry Twomey. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Orange Line - Roxbury Crossing Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Roxbury Crossing Station 1400 Tremont St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120.

Committee on Economic Development and Planning Public Hearing (LaMattina)

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092500591-db76a7.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. City Hall, 5th Floor Iannella Chamber 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Claude Reigns Film Series for Adults

South Boston The Claude Reigns Film Series for Adults features stars one of Hollywood's leading character actors, Claude Rains in four films: September 2: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, co-starring James Stewart (1939/129 min.) September 16: Mr. Skeffington, co-starring Bette Davis (1944/146 min.) September 23: The Sea Hawk, co-starring Errol Flynn (1940/127 min.) September 30: Deception, co-starring Bette Davis (1946/115 min.). Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

Hyde Park Learn to play chess or checkers with expert instructor Charlie Cleary. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 5-13 years old. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Children's Room Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Future City

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

Yoga for Seniors

West End Low-impact yoga for seniors. Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Beacon Hill. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Seniors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Teen Wii Gaming

Central Library Play either Naruto or Mario Kart Galaxy on the Wii. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Boston School Committee Nominating Panel Meeting

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092601430-4f7aa8.pdf. Phone: 617-635-9014. Contact: Laurie Ciardi. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 3:30 PM. City Hall, Room 608 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

LEGO Builders Club

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

Homework Help

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

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Central Library. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Mattapan. South End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Brighton. Dorchester. Mattapan. South End. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Craft Time

South Boston Come by for a drop-in craft you will make with your very own hand or footprint. Babies will love the sensory experience of paint on their feet or hands and older kids will love decorating their creation. Ages 0-5. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

Lego Builders

Uphams Corner Make your imagination a reality with Lego spaceships, Lego dragons, and Lego buildings – anything and everything Lego. The first 15 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. Ages four and up. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Pooch Partners for Children with Autism

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

Committee on Healthy Women, Families and Communities Hearing (Pressley)

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092601431-11937e.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4562. Contact: Cora Montrond. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:30 PM. City Hall, 5th Floor, Iannella Chamber 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Boston City Council's Committee on Education (Jackson)

City Council The subject of this hearing is: Docket #1309 Order re: hearing to discuss recruiting and retaining educators........... Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014091621100-eafe01.pdf (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.). Phone: 617-635-4562. Contact: Cora Montrond. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. Boston City Hall, Iannella Chambers, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Author Talk with Noah Wilson-Rich

Central Library Bees are crucial to the reproduction of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world. In this richly illustrated natural history of the bee, Noah Wilson-Rich and his team of bee experts provide a window into the vitally important role that bees play in the life of our planet. Wilson-Rich is the founder and chief scientific officer of the Best Bees Company, a Boston-based beekeeping service and research organization. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Henna Tattoos with Nimmi

South End Especially for tweens & teens. Choose the design you want, and Nimmi will make it beautiful! To see some of Nimmi's work and read about henna tattoos, check out Nimmi's site, www.bostonhenna.com . Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Hatha Yoga Class

Fields Corner A weekly yoga class taught by intregal yoga instructor Alicia Zipp. Beginners are welcome. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Author Talk with Johnny Diaz

South End Johnny Diaz returns to the South End Branch to read from his new book Looking for Providence, Volume 5 in his series The Boston Boys Club. Ronnie Reyes loses his job and his boyfriend, but bounces back with a new position, a new relationship, and more adventures. (Author talk). Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Boston Parks and Recreation

Parks Upcoming Meetings Re: Allandale Woods Urban Wild Renovation: Detail Posting Attached...... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014090920361-9c1548.pdf. Phone: 617-961-3029. Contact: Paul Sutton. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:30 PM. Arnold Arboretum's Weld Hill Research Building 1300 Centre St West Roxbury, MA 02131.

Aquarium Lecture Series: Reversing the Tides of Plastic Oceans

Public Event Plastics provide us with many lifestyle as well as economic, health and environmental benefits. And because of this, plastics have become one of the major material categories in use on the planet, with over 500 billion pounds produced each and every year around the world. Unfortunately, very little of this plastic is re-used, and much of it ends up either burned or buried, with potentially negative environmental impacts and lost economic opportunities. Even more concerning is the fact that billions of pounds of plastics enter the oceans each year, sometimes with devastating impacts on sea life and the overall health of our oceans. Dr. Biddle will discuss why plastics are the last major material category to be recovered from end-of-life products on a large scale, the impact they are having on our oceans and beyond and what is required to propel this last frontier of recycling forward on a global scale. He will also discuss the development of breakthrough technology for the "above-ground mining" of plastics… Phone: 617-973-6596. Contact: AquariumLectures@neaq.org. Cost: Free to the public. Registration required. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue line to Aquarium. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Environmental Events. Nature. Talks & Lectures. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. New England Aquarium 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Preserving Forests in New England – Insights from Japan and Europe

Public Event The biological diversity of New England’s deciduous forests is threatened by habitat fragmentation, increasing homogeneity of the vegetation, and the loss of top predators. The future of these forests will be shaped by climate change and the introduction of insects and pathogens that decimate particular species of trees. Robert Askins, PhD, will speak of the major threats to our local forests and new insights for their protection from studies of remarkably similar forests in East Asia and Europe. Phone: 617-384-5277. Contact: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu. Cost: $10; Free Students. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Visitors. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line to Forest Hills or 39 Bus to Custer Street. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Nature. Talks & Lectures. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Arnold Arboretum 125 Arborway Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

Leo Blanco / Jason Anick and Jason Yeager

Public Event Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and improvisation. Next, Berklee instructors Jason Anick and Jason Yeager join forces as the United Jasons to present a dynamic program of modern jazz infused with classical, rock, Latin, bluegrass, and other influences. One of the leading creative and virtuosic forces on the violin and mandolin, string department faculty member Jason Anick released his second album, Tipping Point (featuring Yeager on piano), earlier this year. A highly original pianist and composer, piano faculty member Jason Yeager is releasing his second album, Affirmation, this fall. Together, the United Jasons will present a program consisting of original compositions, exciting covers spanning multiple musical worlds, and collaborative improvisation. Cost: $12. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Hynes Convention Center. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Berklee Performance Center 136 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.berklee.edu.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

MongoDB Boston 2014

Public Event Wondering why everyone is so excited about MongoDB? Want to learn how to start using MongoDB to build and manage modern applications? Already a power user but looking to deepen your skills? Looking to mingle with the engineers who build MongoDB and fellow MongoDB enthusiasts? If you said "yes" to any of the above, then MongoDB Boston is the event for you. We'll start the day with fast-paced and highly-technical sessions for people new to MongoDB, and then jump right into the technical deep end. ◦You'll hear from our Co-Founder and CTO about the future roadmap for MongoDB. ◦You'll learn how to get the most from MongoDB in technical sessions from our key engineers. ◦You'll get great ideas, and a few hands-on tips, from MongoDB customers, across a variety of interesting use cases. Along the way you'll meet other Architects, Developers, Ops people and Technical Business Leads from the Boston area, all of whom share an interest in developing applications they could never build before, all with MongoDB.… Cost: $99 early bird (prior to September 12), $149 general. Audience: Adults. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Orange line to Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM. The Westin Copley Place 10 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.mongodb.com.

Department of Neighborhood Development Meeting

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092820401-4add91.pdf. Phone: 617-635-3880. Contact: Katherine P. Craven. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9:30 AM. Public Facilities Commission, 11th Floor Conference Room 11A 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Sea Squirts: Program for Kids Ages 2 to 4 Years

Ongoing Classes run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9:30 and 11:00 AM. Ocean Motion - Can you swim like a fish? Walk like a crab? Dig like a clam? Float like a jelly? Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non¬members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617-973-5206 to reserve your space. A $2 service fee will be added to each non¬member ticket. Get more information and register online. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue line to Aquarium. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. New England Aquarium 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Licensing Board Public Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092601432-bf1c4a.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Jean M. Lorizio. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Public Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:00 AM. City Hall, Room 809A 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

Ongoing Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt students' creativity, with designs utilizing unconventional materials such as window screenings, Capri Sun juice boxes, rope, thumbtacks, and more. The exhibition will be open to the public at Copley Place, September 14th through October 5th, culminating with a Runway Show at center court on Wednesday, October 8. Phone: (617) 236-7257. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Copley Place 100 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02116.

Children's Films

Connolly Short, fun films for young children. Groups welcome. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Story Time

Dudley Bring your child to the Dudley Branch for story time. Pre-registration is required. Be sure to call in advance to verify that this event has not been rescheduled or canceled. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Baby Lapsit

East Boston Come join us for bounces, rhymes, songs, and activities. For children under 2, accompanied by a caregiver. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Bilingual Sing Along

Faneuil Songs, fingerplays and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children. Groups, please preregister with Ann. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Preschool Films and Fun

Fields Corner Preschool fun for kids ages 2 and up. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122.

Preschool Story Time

Hyde Park Join us on the Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for stories and a paper craft. Appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue 02136.

Babies and Books @ the Library

Jamaica Plain Babies, ages 6-18 months, are invited to join us for bounces, rhymes, stories, and songs. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Circle Time

Lower Mills Bring your toddlers to the Lower Mills Branch for Circle Time. Children will listen to short stories, move along to fun songs, and play together. Appropriate for children three and younger, but all children are welcome.  Large groups must sign up in advance. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Preschool Story Time

South End Stories, songs, and a craft based on seasonal themes. During September and October, we will focus on skills for reading readiness,  especially for preschoolers ages three to five. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Toddler Story Hour

West End Stories, songs, rhymes and movement for children 18 months to 3 years accompanied by an adult. Library: Neighborhood: Type of Event: Cost: free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Preschool Story Time

Brighton Stories and a simple craft for children ages two to five with a caregiver. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Baby Story Time: Mother Goose on the Loose

Uphams Corner Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program focuses on a 9-week series of stories, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, music, and more. This is part of the Reading Readiness program with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Boston Public Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line - Haymarket. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Boston Public Market Sidewalk 136 Blackstone St Boston, MA 02109. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Mommy and Me Story Time

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

Boston City Council - Weekly Meeting

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

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Beth Israel Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6176670335. Contact: Grantley Payne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line- Longwood Medical Area Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. EBT. SNAP. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 330 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215.

Charlestown Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6172418866. Contact: Terry Kennedy. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Charlestown. MBTA: Orange Line- Community College Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Austin and Main Plaza Closest Address: 175 Main St Charlestown, MA 02129.

Midweek Midday Matinee

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

BPL Online Catalog

Central Library You can use the BPL catalog to search for and locate items, manage your borrowing, and add user content like comments, tags, and ratings. This class is lecture-style. No computer experience is required. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Study Break

Dudley Take a break from your work. We’ll make a snack in the kitchen, then hang out in the auditorium – a food-allowed, drinks-allowed, noise-allowed space. You can work while you eat, play music, watch videos, or just talk with your friends. For teens ages 12-18. Library: Dudley. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Auditorium Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

Italian Heritage Film Series-- La Strada

West End Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with these five films. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library.  October 1- La Strada (1954, 108 minutes, NR) October 8- Reality (2013, 123 minutes, R) October 15- The Great Beauty (2014, 141 minutes, NR) October 22- Caesar Must Die (2013, 76 minutes, NR) October 29- The Best Offer (2014, 131 minutes, R). Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Story and Craft Program for Ages 4-7

Central Library Come hear stories and do a related craft. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM. Rey Children's Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Tea Time Stories

Honan- Allston Join us for our afternoon story time series this fall. Each session will feature a few stories; some songs and games; and a craft or two. For ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Children's Room Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Future City

Mattapan Participants explore the core challenges facing our nation’s cities, including energy generation, pollution, transportation, and more. Activities include designing and creating a story about a city in SimCity 5 and constructing a scale model. Facilitated by Northeastern University Center for STEM Education. This program will run for 12 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Mattapan Branch at (617) 298-9218.  Ideal for students in grades 5-8. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Environmental Events. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Homework Help

Adams Street Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Adams. Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. Dudley. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Grove Hall. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Free Night at the Museum of Fine Arts

Arts, Tourism & Special Events Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution (suggested donation $25). Phone: (617) 267-9300. Cost: Free (Voluntary Contribution). Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green E Line: Museum of Fine Arts. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 9:45 PM. The Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115. For more info visit www.mfa.org.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Adams. Central Library. Egleston Square. Honan-Allston. North End. Neighborhood: Allston. Back Bay. Dorchester. North End. Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Kids' Club: Frankenstein and Friends

Jamaica Plain Join as we start the spooky (but mostly silly) stuff early. We'll read from Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and create our own monster from lots of recycled goodies. For children ages five and up. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Boston School Committee Meeting

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092902340-d9245a.pdf. Phone: 617-635-9014. Contact: Elizabeth A. Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Edward Winters Chambers 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

Toastmaster's Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contest

Central Library If you would like to improve your public speaking skills, come and listen to 5-7 minute speeches, and 2-3 minute speech evaluations by skilled members of Toastmaster Clubs. These speeches will be judged by secret ballot. The winners of this Area 43 contest will move on to compete at the Division level. This event will give you a taste of how Toastmaster creates a fun and positive learning environment. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Aprenda A Usar Una Computadora Portátil

Egleston Square For Spanish speaking adults. Clase para adultos en español. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Jamaica Plain. Roxbury. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Pajama Story Time

Adams Street Join us for a cuddly, cozy story time series at the library. Bring a favorite blanket or soft toy and snuggle up with bedtime stories, songs, movement and rhymes. This program is recommended for children ages 2 to 7. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Shear Madness

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

Private Industry Council Workforce Investment Board of Directors Meeting

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092820400-659bb0.pdf. Phone: 617-488-1303. Contact: Emily Kahn. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Partners Healtcare, Prudential Tower 11th Fl, Nesson Boardroom 800 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Property and Construction Management Department - Residency Compliance Commission

City Clerk Agenda: Review of Minutes from Previous Month's Meeting Compliance Unit Updates: * Review of Semi Annual Report-Draft, if applicable * Investigative Report Update * Human Resource Unit Update * New Complaint(s) of Residency Ordinance Violation, if any New Business (Meeting Agenda is Subject to Change at the Discretion of the Department; if so a revised agenda will be posted within 48-hours of the meeting. Phone: 617-635-3206. Contact: Le-Andra Ledoux. MBTA: State Street Station (City Hall Exit). Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 9:00 AM. Boston City Hall, Rm. #811, 8th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Sea Squirts: Program for Kids Ages 2 to 4 Years

Ongoing Classes run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9:30 and 11:00 AM. Ocean Motion - Can you swim like a fish? Walk like a crab? Dig like a clam? Float like a jelly? Sea Squirts classes introduce your child to the wonders of the aquatic world while focusing on their developing motor and language skills and encouraging the development of early science skills such as observation and exploration. Classes run for one hour and include free play, circle time with songs, stories and activities, art projects and a visit to the Aquarium exhibits. Classes will incorporate a live animal encounter when appropriate to the topic. Classes cover each topic over four weeks. Classes are held in the Aquarium's Ocean Center, which is across the plaza from the main Aquarium building. A minimum of five children will be required to run a session. Please tell your friends to sign up! Phone: 617-226-2123. Contact: kids.ed@neaq.org. Cost: There is a fee of $50 for members and $95 for non-members for each series of four classes. Adults are included in the cost of each child. Aquarium admission is included in the cost for non¬members as classes end in the Aquarium. Please call Central Reservations at 617-973-5206 to reserve your space. A $2 service fee will be added to each non¬member ticket. Get more information and register online. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Blue line to Aquarium. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Attractions & Museums. Nature. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. New England Aquarium 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110. For more info visit www.neaq.org.

Cities and Cultural Innovation: A Creative Conversation

Central Library Creative placemaking, cultural districts, and the creative age of cities–this is an exciting time in Boston as artists and cultural organizations are playing a central role in strategies shaping our communities’ social, physical, and economic futures. Hear about transformational change through the Dudley Square Neighborhood Initiative, the development of the nation’s first Literary Cultural District, the vision of the City’s Urban Mechanics, and emerging trends from Susan Silberberg, an MIT Urban Design and Planning expert. Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month with an inspiring conversation about how Boston is a creative and culturally innovative city that is leading the way. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

City Council's Committee on Post Audit and Oversight Hearing (Yancy)

City Council Detailed Agenda Attached: Docket #0362, 0363. Phone: 617-635-4644. Contact: Kate Sullivan. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM. City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108. For more info visit www.cityofboston.gov.

Top Dog Direct Boston Speed Pitch

Public Event Top Dog Direct (www.TopDogDirect.com), one of the top marketers of "As Seen on TV" products, will host their next Speed Pitch in Boston. At-home inventors from across the United States will be given 60 seconds to pitch their infomercial invention to Top Dog Direct executives in the hopes of having Top Dog Direct market their consumer product via a direct response television (DRTV) campaign. The team is looking for consumer products that are demonstrateable, appeal to a mass audience and solve a common problem. The Speed Pitch will be held during the nation’s largest business trade show—the Small Business Expo at the Boston Massachusetts Hynes Convention Center on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 10am-1pm. To apply for a spot, please email TopDogDirect@gmail.com with name, cell, email, name of product and short description. All applicants accepted to pitch the Top Dog Direct panel will be notified via email on Monday, September 22. Phone: 201.498.1600. Contact: TopDogDirect@gmail.com. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. MBTA: Green line to Hynes. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Boston Massachusetts Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St Boston, MA 02115.

Licensing Board One Day License Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092921250-49981e.pdf. Phone: 617-635-4170. Contact: Jasmin Winn. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM. City Hall, Room 809A 1 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02108.

Massachusetts Development Finance Agency

City Clerk Re: Issuance for the Benefit of Mandela Preservation, LLC: Detail Posting Attached....... http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014091702090-efd476.pdf. Phone: 617-449-6559. Contact: Rachel E D Churchill. MBTA: South Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM. MassDevelopment Office 99 High St Boston, MA 02110.

Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

Ongoing Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt students' creativity, with designs utilizing unconventional materials such as window screenings, Capri Sun juice boxes, rope, thumbtacks, and more. The exhibition will be open to the public at Copley Place, September 14th through October 5th, culminating with a Runway Show at center court on Wednesday, October 8. Phone: (617) 236-7257. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Copley Place 100 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02116.

ESL Intermediate English Class

Dudley Literacy Center This is an ESL Intermediate English class for people who already have a basic understanding of the English language. This class will introduce more complex grammar, and offer several opportunities for reading, writing, and speaking. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Dudley Literacy Center. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Literacy Center Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library 65 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119.

CANCELED - Drop-In Tech Instruction

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Babysing -- Fall Session

Honan- Allston Come join us for rhymes, songs, puppets and more as we sing for young children. For ages 8 to 36 months. Adult participation required. Limited seating. Large groups must inquire about available space. Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Children's Room Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

Computers for Beginners

Faneuil Join us for a relaxed, informative series of classes for beginning computer users. This class is ideal for seniors who want to learn about computers, the internet, email, social media, ebooks and more. Library: Faneuil. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library 419 Faneuil Street Brighton, MA 02135.

Mission Hill Brigham Circle Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174276919. Contact: Barry Twomey. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. Roxbury. MBTA: Green Line - Brigham Circle Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Hanlon Square Closest address: 735 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115.

Dewey Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 617-973-4909. Contact: Cailla Quinn. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Downtown Crossing. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM. Dewey Square 700 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02111. For more info visit bostonpublicmarket.org.

Computers for Beginners

Grove Hall Do you feel like the information age is leaving you behind? Are you new to computers? Would you like to learn some basic technology skills to help you compete in today’s world? Come to our computer classes; no registration necessary. Drop-ins are welcome. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Roxbury. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121.

Never Too Late Group

Central Library Judy Garland: Moments of Magic. Award-winning music producer, critic, and translator Lawrence Schulman presents nine Moments of Magic from Judy Garland's career. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Chess and Checkers with Charlie Cleary

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

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market

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

Teen Advisory Group

Central Library Come meet with other teens to make a difference in your Teen Room. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Creative Drama @ the Library

Jamaica Plain Children, ages 7-12, are invited to join Creative Drama @ the Library on Thursdays from 3:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. Zohar Fuller of Library Creative Drama directs the program which includes storytelling theater, acting out scenes from favorite books, and lots of imagination. No previous theater experience necessary. Feel free to come to one or many. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Dudley Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174421322. Contact: Allegra Lovejoy. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. MBTA: Bus Route 45. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Dudley Town Common Closest address: 350 Dudley St Roxbury, MA 02119.

East Boston Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6175684783. Contact: Katie Tong. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: East Boston. MBTA: Blue Line - Maverick Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Lewis Mall 209 Sumner St Boston, MA 02128.

Hyde Park Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 2154982852. Contact: Morgan Houk. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. MBTA: Bus Route 32. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cleary Square Closest Address: 1269 Hyde Park Ave Hyde Park, MA 02136.

ReVision Urban Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178223276. Contact: Shani Fletcher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus Route 22. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club 15 Talbot Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Art Explorers

Central Library Children ages 4 and up join us in a weekly series, exploring different kinds of art. Siblings welcome. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Rey Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

After School Tutoring with 826 Boston

Grove Hall 826 Boston, a nonprofit youth writing center, is providing free one-on-one tutoring to students ages 6-18 at the Grove Hall Branch. 826 Boston tutors work with students on their homework assignments, reading, and writing. Registered students are guaranteed a seat for a 3:30-4:15pm or 4:15-5:30pm session - email Edwin Gonzalez at edwin@826boston.org or call 617.442.5400 to sign up. Drop-in tutoring is also available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please visit www.826boston.org to learn more. Library: Grove Hall. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121. For more info visit www.826boston.org.

Homework Help

Brighton Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends. Library: Brighton. Charlestown. Codman Square. Connolly. East Boston. Egleston Square. Faneuil. Fields Corner. Honan-Allston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South End. Uphams Corner. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Jamaica Plain Loring-Greenough Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Market runs until sundown. Phone: 617-524-3158. Contact: Elissa May. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. MBTA: Orange Line- Green St. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: EBT. SNAP. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Loring Greenough House 12 South St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit loring-greenough.org.

BTU Homework Help

Central Library Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades. Library: Brighton. Central Library. Charlestown. Codman Square. Dudley. East Boston. Grove Hall. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Lower Mills. Mattapan. Parker Hill. Roslindale. South Boston. Uphams Corner. West End. West Roxbury. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Brighton. Charlestown. Dorchester. East Boston. Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain. Mattapan. Roslindale. Roxbury. South Boston. South End. West End. West Roxbury. Type of Event: Homework Help. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Mother Goose on the Loose

South Boston Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program focuses on a 8 week series of stories, songs, fingerplays, music and more. This is part of the Reading Readiness program with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

R.A.P. (Rhythm And Poetry)

Charlestown Express yourself in hip-hop style with verses all about your life. Write, perform, and find your own voice. Your coach is Corey DePina, an award-winning hip-hop artist, activist, and coordinator of the ZUMIX teen music program. For ages 8-14. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM. Event Room Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

Geometric Origami Workshop

Egleston Square Join Egleston Square Main Street's Luis Cotto for a 5-week origami workshop that blends artistic expression with applied geometry. Over the course of this 5-week workshop, children ages 7-12 will learn basic origami folds, discover how to incorporate them into more complex designs, and contribute to a large-scale cooperative polyhedron project. All materials are supplied by the library. No registration required. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Fiber Arts Class for Youth

Uphams Corner The Eliot School fiber arts program teaches students the basics of working with wool, cotton, thread, yarn, felt, and more. Projects include rugs, potholders, ornaments, or simple keepsakes through weaving, tying, or gluing. Students also learn about history, different cultures, and creativity by reading books about fiber. Best for ages 6-10.This program runs for seven weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Uphams Corner Branch at (617) 265-0139. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

LEGOs Builders Club

Adams Street Join us for a LEGO challenge at the library every first Thursday in October, November, and December.  We will build tall towers, bridges, and write our names - all with LEGOs.  Duplo is also available for younger builders. Library: Adams. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Games/Gaming. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122.

Make Music Boston

Public Event Make Music Boston will not be available on September 18, 19, 25, 26; Oct 2 and 31. Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D website www.lawnond.com for artist lineup. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 5:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Superintendent Search Committee: Update and Progress Report

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014092502490-16cf9e.pdf. Phone: 617-635-0167. Contact: Danny Green. MBTA: State Street Station. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 5:00 PM. Winter Chambers, 1st Floor 26 Court St Boston, MA 02108.

After Work Tai Chi

West End Come and try this low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo. If you have any questions you can contact Nicky & John Collins at tai-chi@macheads2.net. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Chinatown / Leather District. Downtown. North End. Seaport. West End. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Charlestown Neighborhood Council Public Hearing

City Clerk Detailed Agenda Attached: CNC and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals Community Partnership Fund. http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/docs/SKMBT_42014090304140-82809a.pdf. Phone: 617-788-2206. Contact: Dave Whelan. Type of Event: Meeting / Hearing. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital 1st Ave Charlestown, MA 02129.

Art & Architecture Tour

Central Library Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, visit www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Visitors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Author Panel Featuring Florence Ladd & Matthew Pratt Guterl

Central Library Set in Paris, The Spirit of Josephine explores the expatriate experience, the social mobility of African Americans, and the dynamics of family reunions. Violet Fields, a black American singer in Paris clubs and music halls, reflects on her life after decades of separation from her Louisville, Kentucky, origins. Violet is also occasionally visited by the spirit of Josephine Baker. Florence Ladd is a psychologist, fiction writer, and essayist. Her novel Sarah’s Psalm received the 1997 fiction award from the American Library Association’s Black Caucus. Educated at Howard University and the University of Rochester, she has taught at Simmons College, Robert College, and the American College for Girls in Istanbul. In Josephine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe, Matthew Pratt Guterl highlights a little-known side of the dancer, singer, and actress, showing how her ambitions in her later years were even more daring than the youthful exploits that made her the first African American superstar. Guterl is the author of The Co… Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Calling All Writers

South End Whether you are a published professional, a novice, thinking about writing someday or just interested in the writing process, please join our new writers group. We will discuss such topics as where to get help, discovering your own voice, where to publish, finding an agent, and marketing your works. All genres are solicited and encouraged. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

ESL Conversation Group

Brighton Come join other new English speakers and practice your language skills. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

ESL Conversation Group

East Boston Come practice speaking English with our conversation group. These groups are free and open to the public. No registration needed. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Bremen Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Intercambio English/Spanish-Ingles/Espanol Conversation

Jamaica Plain Casual conversation group for English speakers who want to learn Spanish and Spanish speakers who want to learn English. Library: Jamaica Plain. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library 12 Sedgwick Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Romance & Mystery Book Club

Lower Mills We will be discussing Eyes on You by Kate White. After two years of fighting her way back to the top, television host Robin Trainer becomes the target of an enemy with a dark agenda, and the clues point to someone she works with every day. She must figure out who is responsible before it is too late. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Book Group. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Fall Yoga Series: Yoga Basics

Mattapan Join us at the Mattapan Branch Library this fall for Yoga Basics. Starting on September 4,  join us every other Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for Yoga Basics. Local instructors will teach proper breathing, basic poses, and help participants explore this ancient physical fitness tradition. Comfortable clothes, sneakers, water, and a towel or yoga mat are recommended. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Health / Fitness. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Community Meeting Room Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Clear the Money Clutter

South Boston Mamak Charepoo, founder and CEO of Charepoo Coaching and Consulting, shows participants how to clear the money clutter to make more profitable decisions for their life, and helps others to leverage their money mindset to make the most profitable decisions so they can accelerate the growth of their business and the success of their careers. Library: South Boston. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. South Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 646 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127.

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

West End Portrayed by literary historian and playwright Rob Velella, the famed 19th century New England author Edgar Allan Poe will appear at the West End Branch. In addition to reading from both his trademark and lesser-known works, he will explain the process of writing and the meaning behind his tales and poems. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Charlestown. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

The Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History

Brighton Renowned local historian Anthony Sammarco details the delicious saga of the Baker Chocolate Company through a slide lecture. Both bitter and sweet, this tale is sure to tickle your taste buds. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the Friends of the Brighton Library. All are welcome. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Brighton. Type of Event: Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Seniors. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.

O Pioneer

Ongoing In its inaugural season, the ArtLAB’s curated works will be driven by the theme “O Pioneers,” which celebrates the vision, perseverance, fortitude and creativity of change-makers and innovators. These thoughtful yet accessible exhibits encourage experimentation and interactivity, foster dialogue among diverse populations and emphasize the surprise, fun and joy of public art. The D Street ArtLAB features the following works: White Collar Avocados by Fort Point artist and graphic designer Joanne Kaliontzis, Signs of the Times from Pat Falco, Brian Kane and Norm Magnusson; What We Loved and Forgot: Installation by Megan and Murray McMillan; Fishing in the Sky by Will Pappenheimer’ and Local Funnies by Pat Falco, Silvia Chavez Lopez, Tim McCool, Karl Stevens and Maris Wicks. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. MBTA: 7 Bus. Type of Event: Attractions & Museums. Exhibition. Friday, October 3, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

Ongoing Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt students' creativity, with designs utilizing unconventional materials such as window screenings, Capri Sun juice boxes, rope, thumbtacks, and more. The exhibition will be open to the public at Copley Place, September 14th through October 5th, culminating with a Runway Show at center court on Wednesday, October 8. Phone: (617) 236-7257. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Visual Arts. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Copley Place 100 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02116.

Baby Playgroup

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

ESL Conversation Group

Central Library Practice speaking English with other ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups please call 617-859-2446 or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

ESOL Conversation Group

Honan- Allston Library: Honan-Allston. Neighborhood: Allston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Honan-Allston Branch Boston Public Library 300 North Harvard Street Allston, MA 02134.

KidLit

Charlestown Preschool children ages 2-5, join us for a monthly workshop focused on the classic stories told and retold all around the world. Children will delight in stories like The Little Red Hen, The Three Little Pigs, and Momotaro, Peach Boy. Activities like Take-and-Bake, StoryCraft, and Obstacle Course help children process and remember these well-loved folktales. Library: Charlestown. Neighborhood: Charlestown. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Event Room Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library 179 Main Street Charlestown, MA 02129.

ESL High Beginner English Class

East Boston This is an ESL High Beginning English Class for people with some experience. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To register and for more information please call 617-859-2446, or email mmurray@bpl.org. Library: East Boston. Neighborhood: East Boston. Type of Event: ESOL. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Lecture Hall East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library 365 Meridian Street East Boston, MA 02128.

Baby/Toddler Music Time

Egleston Square Sing, dance, read, and play with the children's librarian in this musical story time designed for children ages 0-2. Library: Egleston Square. Neighborhood: Roxbury. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 2044 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02119.

Lapsit Story Time

Fields Corner Join Miss Cindy as she reads books and shares rhymes, stories, and songs parents and caregivers can use at home. For families with children ages birth to three. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Families. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122.

Preschool Reading Readiness

North End Reading Readiness is an early literacy program for children ages 2 through 5 that combines participatory activities with reading aloud, with the goal of reinforcing key concepts that children need to learn in order to develop their pre-literacy skills. The Reading Readiness program typically meets for 6-8 weeks of participatory storytelling sessions. Each session incorporates stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different concept: numbers, shapes, colors, etc. Library: North End. Neighborhood: North End. Type of Event: Early Literacy. Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. North End Branch of the Boston Public Library 25 Parmenter Street Boston, MA 02113.

Reading Readiness

Roslindale The Reading Readiness program meets on Friday mornings from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for six weeks. For children ages 3-5 years. Library: Roslindale. Neighborhood: Roslindale. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library 4238 Washington Street 02131.

Baby Lapsit

Brighton Stories, songs, and lapsit activities for children under two years of age with a caregiver. Adult participation required. Library: Brighton. Neighborhood: Allston. Brighton. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library 40 Academy Hill Road Brighton, MA 02135.

Preschool Story Time

Codman Square Every week we read three books on a particular theme,do finger plays, and sometimes make crafts. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Art and Architecture Tour

Central Library The Boston Public Library offers free tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The tours last about an hour. They are led by volunteers and begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary. The full schedule of Art & Architecture tours is available online at http://www.bpl.org/tours. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Tours. Cost: free. Audience: College Students. Adults. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Preschool Films

Codman Square Come watch three films for preschoolers every week in our auditorium. Camp groups and preschools are welcome. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Boston Medical Center Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 6174147003. Contact: David Maffeo. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Fenway-Kenmore. MBTA: Green Line- Longwood Medical Area. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Boston Medical Center Shapiro Lobby 725 Albany St Boston, MA 02118.

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Phone: 7818938222. Contact: Peter Bowne. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Downtown. MBTA: Green Line- Copley. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Copley Square 560 Boylston St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.massfarmersmarkets.org.

1010 Mass Ave Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6175345685. Contact: Catalina Lopez-Ospina. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Roxbury. South Boston. MBTA: Red Line- Andrew Station. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 1010 Mass Ave Parking Lot 1010 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118.

Computer Basics

Lower Mills Learn how to identify computer hardware and software by name and the basics of getting a computer to function. Please register in advance to attend workshops and ask about individual trainings to fit your schedule. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Computers/Technology. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, October 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher

West End Want more energy and focus? Join Polly Fletcher, Get Your Vibe On Coach and Occupational Therapist, for Guided Visualization Meditation. Strengthen your Mental Focus and transform limiting thoughts to reduce stress and improve overall health. Library: West End. Neighborhood: Bay Village. Beacon Hill. Downtown. North End. West End. Type of Event: Nature. Talks & Lectures. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Friday, October 3, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. West End Branch of the Boston Public Library 151 Cambridge Street Boston, MA 02114.

Boston Cultural Council Grant Information Workshop

Central Library The Boston Cultural Council (BCC) is now accepting grants for its 2015 grant funding cycle. The BCC, under the umbrella of the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, annually distributes funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, to support innovative arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences programming that enhances the quality of life in our city. The application deadline is October 15, 2014. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Community Meeting. Cost: Free. Audience: Adults. Friday, October 3, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Commonwealth Salon Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116. For more info visit bostonculturalcouncil.com.

Classic Fantasy Film Series: Arsenic & Old Lace

Lower Mills Arsenic & Old Lace, Friday, October 3, 1 p.m. 1944: PG, 118 min. A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs. Library: Lower Mills. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Visitors. Friday, October 3, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

Arte y Cultura Hispana for kids

Hyde Park In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month local educator Maria Conte will offer an after school workshop for kids each week introducing the art of a Spanish artist. Participants will also try simple art techniques and also learn several Spanish vocabulary words based on the lesson plan. Library: Hyde Park. Neighborhood: Hyde Park. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library 35 Harvard Avenue Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Babies and Books

Codman Square This story time is for infants and will be a fun time of singing, bouncing, and books. Because this being an infant storytime, we have to be restrictive with the age of who can participate. Library: Codman Square. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Story Time. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 0-5). Friday, October 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124.

ReVision Urban Farm Stand

Farmers Markets Phone: 6178223276. Contact: Shani Fletcher. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: Dorchester. MBTA: Bus Route 29. Type of Event: Farmer's Market. Payment Types Accepted: $$$. Bounty Bucks. EBT. SNAP. Friday, October 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Blue Hill Avenue 1062 Blue Hill Ave Dorchester, MA 02124.

Friday Films

Mattapan After a long week at school, come relax in the Mattapan Teen Room with Friday Films. Every Friday afternoon come kickoff your weekend with a great movie. Library: Mattapan. Neighborhood: Mattapan. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 3, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library 1350 Blue Hill Avenue Mattapan, MA 02126.

Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Connolly Taking Steps is an exciting arts education program that provides dance training. Participants experience a wide variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, salsa, African, Indian, flamenco, and folk.  Facilitated by Boston Ballet. This program will run for 8 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Connolly Branch at (617) 522-1960. Ideal for students in grades 4-8. Library: Connolly. Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain. Type of Event: Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Friday, October 3, 2014, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library 433 Centre Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Anime Club for Teens

Central Library Watch an episode of anime, learn some basic Japanese and play Wei Qi. Library: Central Library. Neighborhood: Back Bay. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Teen Room Central Library in Copley Square 700 Boylston Street Boston MA 02116.

Rainbow Loom Bracelets

Uphams Corner Use the library's bands and three rainbow looms to make fun and colorful bracelets for yourself or someone special. Library: Uphams Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Teens (Ages 13-18). Friday, October 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd. Dorchester, MA 02125.

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market

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

Harvard-Allston Farmers Market

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

Woodworking Class for Youth

Fields Corner The Eliot School woodworking program teaches basic woodworking skills using simple hand tools. By making objects out of wood, students learn to measure, sand, saw, hammer, join, glue, work with texture, and more. Projects include making a nameplate, building a tic-tac-toe board, and making a book safe. Ideal for ages 10-15. This program will run for 10 weeks and has limited seating. To reserve a spot, please contact the Fields Corner Branch at (617) 436-2155. Library: Fields Corner. Neighborhood: Dorchester. Type of Event: Arts & Crafts. Workshops & Classes. Cost: Free. Audience: Children (Ages 6-12). Friday, October 3, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122. For more info visit www.bpl.org.

Make Music Boston

Public Event Make Music Boston will not be available on September 18, 19, 25, 26; Oct 2 and 31. Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D website www.lawnond.com for artist lineup. Cost: Free. Audience: All Ages. Neighborhood: South Boston. Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music. Friday, October 3, 2014, 5:00 PM. Lawn on D 420 D St Boston, MA 02210. For more info visit lawnond.com.

Noir Fridays

South End October 3- The Ox-Bow Incident , October 10- Murder My Sweet , October 17- Lured , October 24- Friendly Persuasion , October 31- All About Eve. Library: South End. Neighborhood: South End. Type of Event: Film. Cost: Free. Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. South End Branch of the Boston Public Library 685 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118.

Shear Madness

Ongoing "Shear Madness" is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the "Shear Madness" hairstyling salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the annals of crime.The outcome is never the same, which is why many audience members return again and again to the scene of the mayhem. Phone: 617.426.5225. Contact: Shear Madness Box Office. Cost: $50. Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18). Young Adults (Ages 20-34). Adults. College Students. Seniors. Families. Businesses. Visitors. Neighborhood: Downtown. Type of Event: Performing Arts. Theatre. Friday, October 3, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Charles Playhouse 74 Warrenton St Boston, MA 02116. For more info visit www.shearmadness.com.