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The Residence Inn has perfected the all-suite, extended-stay hotel experience with the pet-friendly home-away-from-home suite with a fully-equipped kitchen and plenty of room to live. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, cable TV with HBO, buffet breakfast & indoor pool.
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The area of Brighton was established in the late 17th century and was first known as "Little Cambridge". The residents acquired legal separation from Cambridge in 1807 and officially named the town Brighton. The town was then officially annexed to the City of Boston in 1874 and it remains a part of Boston today.

In post colonial days Brighton was home to agricultural plots and stockyards, but with the extension of the street car lines in the 1800s came residential growth. Soon houses and apartments were built all across the neighborhoods.

Brighton is primarily populated by graduate students and young professionals. Along Washington Street you will find small family businesses and Saint Elizabeth's Hospital - reputed as one of the finest hospitals in the northeast.

Brighton is host to the Bryman Institute, Saint John's Seminary and part of Boston College. Nearby you will find some of the finest institutes of higher learning in the country including Boston University, Harvard University and MIT.

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Helen Keller: Champion of the Disabled a One-Woman Show with Sheryl Faye
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2 – 3pm



Sheryl Faye has been performing the life of Helen Keller since 2006. The program is written from Helen's mind's eye. The story is told on a voice over as Helen reenacts her full life from childhood through her discovery
of language at 7 years old to her graduation from college and the writing of her 12 books. This is a very special program which helps children and adults understand and accept different ways people do the same things
and inspires them to be the best they can be with the talents they possess.

A program for the entire family. Everyone is invited.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Visual Arts
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Families


When: Apr 30, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00 )
Willie J Laws Band - "The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues"
http://brightonmainstreets.org/ Street concert at Brighton Commons on Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton MA More details to follow

When: Jul 28, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18 )
Understanding Financial Statements
Your business plan is solid and your idea is launched. Maintaining timely financial statements assures that you will get to the bottom of the bottom line. Are you meeting your revenue goals to allow you to grow and innovate amid a changing market? This workshop, designed for those without a financial management background, is applicable to businesses offering both products and services. You will understand the fundamentals, including: Everyday financial terminology—assets, liabilities, revenue, gross profit, net profit. Creating and monitoring a budget as a guideline to track performance and make adjustments. Interpreting income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements. Setting prices and rates based on volume, cost of goods, overhead allocations. Reporting to lenders, guarantors and/or investors. Know the answer to how the quarter is going and how the fiscal year will look. Limited seating. Sign up today!

When: Sep 22, 2016 5 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17 )
Baby Lap Sit
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Friday, May 13, 2016, 10:30 – 11:15am

Stories, songs, and lap sit activities for children under 2 years of age with a caregiver. Adult participation is required.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Allston, Brighton
Type of Event: Early Literacy
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: May 13, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 May 2016 00 )
CPA/Accountant Post April 15th Network Meetup (Free CPEs)
Now that we have gotten through the tax season, let's dine, network and learn while earning valuable CPE credits  by attending the 2016 Feldman Forum.  On Thursday, April 28, from 1:00-5:00 PM Eastern, New York Life will present the 2016 Feldman Forum, a one-of-a-kind educational and networking opportunity co-sponsored by The American College.  I am hosting this event at the Providence House, 180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA and would like to extend an invitation to all weary CPAs and Accountants to join me. The title of this year’s program is, “Strategic planning for various levels of wealth.”   The presenters will discuss estate and business planning, tax and legal issues, and the use of life insurance as it relates to clients with estates valued at $2 million, $8 million, and $20 million. And there will be plenty of opportunities to network with other industry professionals. The Providence House will be hosting a pre-forum gourmet luncheon at 11:30am so we can relax and discover the options your clients have to make assisted living affordable.  The lunch will be followed at 1pm by a presentation of the 2016 Feldman Forum. You also may receive continuing education credit – in Massachusetts, the Feldman Forum has been approved for 4.0 hours of CPE credits for CPAs in the category “taxes,” and an additional 3 hours of CPE credit for IRS enrolled agents. (4 CFP Credits and 4 Insurance Credits as well) Seating will be limited, so please RSVP by April 25, 2016 or contact me at 617-820-2534 if you’d like more information.  If you’d prefer to register online, go to http://www.nyladvisors.com/2016FF and select my venue location – The Providence House in Brighton, MA. So let's celebrate the ending of another successful tax season on April 28th. I look forward to seeing you at The Providence House in Brighton, MA.

When: May 28, 2016 11 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 28 May 2016 11 )
Volunteer at WGBH's Asian Pacific Heritage Month Event!
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 18
Thursday, May 26: Asian Pacific Heritage Month EventLocation: WGBH StudiosDescription: WGBH is hosting its 8th annual community event to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage. The evening begins with a sneak peek of filmmaker Ric Burns’ newest production, Chinese Exclusion Act. Ric Burns and h . . .

When: May 26, 2016 5:15:00 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 17:15:00 )
Volunteer for WGBH's Point Taken Tapings!
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 18
Tuesday, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, & June 1: Point Taken TapingsLocation: WGBH StudiosDescription: This past April, PBS launched Point Taken, an innovative, cross-platform series that champions civil debate. Deploying viewer engagement, social media and audience interactivity, Point Taken is a provocat . . .

When: May 3, 2016 5 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 May 2016 17 )
Volunteer for WGBH's Stories from the Stage: The American Dream!
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 18
Wednesday, May 25: Stories from the Stage: The American DreamLocation: WGBH StudiosDescription: WGBH and Massmouth have teamed up to produce an exciting new event series called Stories from the Stage. This month, we’re heading deep into the heart of our country with stories about the American Drea . . .

When: May 25, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 25 May 2016 18 )
Distribute Diapers and Baby Supplies to Local Families
Sponsored by: Family Nurturing Center
Minimum age: 14
The Diaper Pantry distributes diapers to Allston-Brighton families who are eligible for WIC and/or MassHealth. It is a collaboration of a community group and the Family Nurturing Center of MA. The mission of Family Nurturing Center is to work with others to build nurturing communities where children . . .

When: Jun 18, 2016 9:45:00 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Jun 2016 09:45:00 )
Volunteer at WGBH's BostonTalks Happy Hour: Urban Farming
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 21
Wednesday, May 18: Boston Talks: Happy Hour: Urban FarmingLocation: WGBH StudiosDescription: Guests will join us for WGBH’s take on happy hour — inspiring conversation plus wine and local craft brews for $5 a glass. This month, our Happy Hour topic is Urban Farming. Our host, Edgar B. Herwick II . . .

When: May 18, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 18 May 2016 18 )
Volunteer at WGBH's BostonTalks Investigates: Security Mom
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 18
Wednesday, May 11: Boston Talks Investigates: Security MomLocation: WGBH Studios Description: How does national security affect our daily lives? Margery Eagan, co-host of Boston Public Radio on 89.7 WGBH, will explore this question and more in a conversation with Juliette Kayyem, author of Security . . .

When: May 11, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 11 May 2016 18 )
Volunteer for WGBH's Insider Screening featuring NOVA "Operation Lighthouse Rescue"
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 18
Monday, May 2: Insider Screening featuring NOVA “Operation Lighthouse Rescue”Location: WGBH StudiosDescription: The screening event will focus on the historic Gay Head Lighthouse. Built in 1854, the over 400-ton structure soars 170 feet above the sea. Over the years, storms and the raging ocean . . .

When: May 2, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Mon, 02 May 2016 18 )
Volunteer for WGBH's FUNFEST, 7/16!
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 15
The WGBH FunFest – a day of ice cream and music – returns to WGBH Studios (One Guest Street, Brighton, MA) on Saturday, July 16, from 10am-4pm. This fun-filled community event will feature ice cream from some of your favorites and LIVE musical and dance performances throughout the day by family- . . .

When: Jul 15, 2016 2 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14 )
Volunteer at WGBH's Brainiacs and Brews Event!
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 21
Tuesday, May 24: Brainiacs and Brews Location: Slumbrew: Somerville Brewing Company at 310 Canal Street, Somerville, MA, 02145)Description: Guests will spend the evening with fellow brainiacs solving a variety of brainteasers, puzzles, and challenges as they move through the brewery in an open flow . . .

When: May 24, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 24 May 2016 18 )
Dance and Run with Kids at Playspace
Sponsored by: Our Space Our Place, Inc.
Minimum age: 19
Our space Our Place, Inc. provides an after school and career exploration to youth who are blind. On the second Saturday of the month we meet at BU gym to participate in a dance class and some fun activities. In November we will scale the rock wall and in December, we will try out some of the exerci . . .

When: Jun 11, 2016 10 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Jun 2016 10 )
Distribute Diapers and Baby Supplies to Local Families
Sponsored by: Family Nurturing Center
Minimum age: 14
The Diaper Pantry distributes diapers to Allston-Brighton families who are eligible for WIC and/or MassHealth. It is a collaboration of a community group and the Family Nurturing Center of MA. The mission of Family Nurturing Center is to work with others to build nurturing communities where children . . .

When: Jul 16, 2016 9:45:00 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 16 Jul 2016 09:45:00 )
Volunteer: WGBH Celebrates Cinco de Mayo!
Sponsored by: WGBH
Minimum age: 18
Thursday, May 5: WGBH Celebrates Cinco de Mayo Location: WGBH StudiosDescription: Guests will join WGBH from 7 to 9pm, and get immersed in the culture of Puebla, Mexico. They will hear from esteemed, local professors, who will provide deeper insight into what the day means for Mexico, and why Americ . . .

When: May 5, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 May 2016 18 )
Distribute Diapers and Baby Supplies to Local Families
Sponsored by: Family Nurturing Center
Minimum age: 14
The Diaper Pantry distributes diapers to Allston-Brighton families who are eligible for WIC and/or MassHealth. It is a collaboration of a community group and the Family Nurturing Center of MA. The mission of Family Nurturing Center is to work with others to build nurturing communities where children . . .

When: May 21, 2016 9:45:00 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 21 May 2016 09:45:00 )
Allston-Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force Inaugural Annual Fundraiser
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 ABSATF will hold its inaugural Annual Fundraiser at Brighton Marine Health Center from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. We are asking you to support our mission to prevent substance use and abuse in our community by becoming a sponsor of this event. Your support is an investment in the Allston-Brighton community that will continue to pay off long into the future.  Invited Guest: Mayor Martin J. Walsh Honorary Event Co-Chairs: Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, State Senator William Brownsberger, City Councilor Mark Ciommo, City Councilor Anissa Essaibi-George, City Councilor Michael Flaherty, State Representative Kevin Honan, State Representative Michael Moran, City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, and City Council President Michelle Wu.  For more information on the event or sponsorship, please contact Helen Connolly at 617-789-2967 or helen.connolly@steward.org

When: Jun 21, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18 )
Bilingual Sing-a-long
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:30 – 11:15am



Join us for songs, finger plays, and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children.

LibraryFaneuil
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Early Literacy
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)
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When: May 11, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 11 May 2016 00 )
Preschool Story Time
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:30am

Stories and a simple craft for children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Allston, Brighton
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: May 11, 2016 10 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 11 May 2016 10 )
BTU Homework Help
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6pm

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades.

LibraryFaneuil, Fields Corner, South End
Neighborhood: Brighton, Dorchester, South End
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)


When: May 10, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 10 May 2016 18 )
FREE Spring R.A.D Self-Defense Course: 4-Week Program starts May 5th
The Boston Police Department and the Oak Square YMCA are partnering to offer a FREE R.A.D. Self-Defense Course open to ALL women. The course is taught by Boston Police Department personnel. There is an intense physical component to this class, adjusted to all ability levels     Thursday Nights: 6:30-8:30PM Course runs for 4 nights: May 5, 12, 19, 26 Ages: 18+   Space is limited to 20 participants.  Classes take place in Oak Square YMCA Teen Center across from the YMCA main building.  Participants MUST attend all four classes. Email Frank Hughes from the BPD for more information at frank.hughes@pd.boston.gov

When: May 5, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 May 2016 18 )
HTC Elevation Conference Concert featuring Reach Records KB
For the First time in Boston... Reach Records recording artist KB will performing!! The Elevation conference is being put on by the Holy Tabernacle Church Youth and Young Adults Ministry 5/26/2016 - 5/30/2016. Early Bird Tickets $15 (advance ticket price) General Admission $20 (door price) V.I.P. Tickets $35 (early entry, artists meet and greet, and other perks TBA) V.I.P entry 6pm, General Admission entry 7pm More guest artists to be announced!! Limited vendor space available. Sponsored by ChurchBoy Clothing and ACE Life. direct all questions to Mike Mack churchboyclothing@gmail.com

When: May 29, 2016 7 PM to May 29, 2016 10 PMin Brighton, Massachusetts
Cost: Early Bird Tickets $15 (advance ticket price) General Admission $20 (door price) V.I.P. Tickets $35 (early entry, artists meet and greet, and other perks TBA) V.I.P entry 6pm, General Admission entry 7pm (Sun, 29 May 2016 19 )
ESL Conversation Group
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6 – 7:30pm



An ESL Conversation Group meets at the Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library every Monday at 6:15 p.m. and every Thursday at 6 p.m. Come practice your language skills with other new English speakers. These groups are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome and no
registration is needed.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: ESOL
Cost: Free
Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors


When: Apr 28, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00 )
BTU Homework Help
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Monday, September 28, 2015, 4 – 6pm

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades.

LibraryBrighton, Charlestown, Codman Square, Dudley, East Boston, Hyde Park, Lower Mills, South Boston, West Roxbury
Neighborhood: Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)


When: Apr 28, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00 )
Boston Organized Crime: A Slide Lecture
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2 – 3pm



Boston Organized Crime: A Slide Lecture. Emily Sweeney, award winning journalist for the Boston Globe talks about her book: Boston Organized Crime (images of America), which explores the region's shadier side, and takes a closer look at the mobsters and racketeers who once operated in the greater Boston area. Drawing upon an eclectic collection of crime scene photographs, police documents and mug shots, Emily Sweeney takes us on an eye opening journey though Boston's underworld from the bootlegging days of. Prohibition to the bloody gangland wars of the l960's.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Talks & Lectures
Cost: Free
Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, Seniors


When: May 14, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 May 2016 00 )
Bilingual Sing-a-long
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:30 – 11:15am



Join us for songs, finger plays, and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children.

LibraryFaneuil
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Early Literacy
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)
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When: May 18, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 18 May 2016 00 )
BTU Homework Help
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 6pm

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades.

LibraryFaneuil, Fields Corner, South End
Neighborhood: Brighton, Dorchester, South End
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)


When: May 17, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 May 2016 18 )
Preschool Story Time
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:30am

Stories and a simple craft for children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Allston, Brighton
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: May 18, 2016 10 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 18 May 2016 10 )
Bilingual Sing-a-long
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 10:30 – 11:15am



Join us for songs, finger plays, and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children.

LibraryFaneuil
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Early Literacy
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)
More infowww.bpl.org…


When: May 4, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 00 )
BTU Homework Help
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6pm

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades.

LibraryFaneuil, Fields Corner, South End
Neighborhood: Brighton, Dorchester, South End
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)


When: May 3, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 May 2016 18 )
Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky & other classical masterpieces
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Saturday, May 7, 2016, 2 – 3pm



Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky & other classical masterpieces
Pianist, Anastasia Seifetdinova, will perform Modest Mussorgsky's immortal
masterpiece, Pictures at an Exhibition, along with Preludes by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Sketches of Youth by Alexander Krein. All are welcome.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Concerts / Live Music, Performing Arts
Cost: Free
Audience: Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors


When: May 7, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 May 2016 00 )
Baby Lap Sit
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Friday, May 6, 2016, 10:30 – 11:15am

Stories, songs, and lap sit activities for children under 2 years of age with a caregiver. Adult participation is required.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Allston, Brighton
Type of Event: Early Literacy
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: May 6, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Fri, 06 May 2016 00 )
Preschool Story Time
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 10:30am

Stories and a simple craft for children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Allston, Brighton
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)


When: May 4, 2016 10 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 10 )
Brain Tumor Awareness Boston 5k
Brain Tumor Alliance is holding its annual 5K event in Artesani Park, Boston. Come join us on Saturday, May 7, 2016 for a family-friendly day to include a 5K Timed or Untimed Run and 1M Survivor Tribute Walk! Day of event registration begins at 8:00am, the 5K race starts at 9:00am Register in advance at http://braintumoralliance.org/boston. Fees: 5K Run/Walk & 1M Survivor Walk $30 thru 4/20/2016, $35 thereafter. Virtual participants are welcome, fee is $35. All fees include an event t-shirt if registered by 4/20/2016, after this date only while supplies last. Visit Brain Tumor Alliance at http://BrainTumorAlliance.org for more information. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you would like to help out, please call (727) 781-4673, or register as a volunteer online. Brain Tumor Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting brain tumors. The mission at Brain Tumor Alliance is to provide funding for cutting edge research and clinical trials, along with raising public awareness. Through our organization, patients can find information on the latest, most advanced treatment options available for brain tumors. We also provide travel assistance to qualified brain tumor patients throughout the country to receive more optimal treatment.

When: May 7, 2016 8 AM to May 7, 2016 11 AMin Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 May 2016 08 )
Boston Chamber Symphony
The Boston Chamber Symphony (Avlana Eisenberg, conductor) concludes its fourth season with a performance of Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy, Suite from Divertimento by Richard Strauss, and Symphony No. 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven. This concert is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception.

When: May 1, 2016 4 PM to May 1, 2016 5 PMin Brighton, Massachusetts
Cost: Free and open to the public. Plentiful free parking is available in a large lot further up the hill, at 718 Washington Street. (Sun, 01 May 2016 16 )
Doc Brown Trio


When: May 1, 2016 11 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sun, 01 May 2016 11 )
Healthy Kids Day at the Oak Square YMCA
Oak Square YMCA presents the biggest family event of the year- Healthy Kids Day!  Join us for this FREE event for non-members and members on Saturday, April 30 11am-2pm. We will have many activities such as a bouncy house, arts and crafts, sport activities, family zumba, face painting, photo both, and many vendors from the community! 

When: Apr 30, 2016 11 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11 )
Bilingual Sing-a-long
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 10:30 – 11:15am



Join us for songs, finger plays, and action rhymes in English and Spanish for young children.

LibraryFaneuil
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Early Literacy
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5)
More infowww.bpl.org…


When: May 4, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Wed, 04 May 2016 00 )
BTU Homework Help
Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6pm

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all grades.

LibraryFaneuil, Fields Corner, South End
Neighborhood: Brighton, Dorchester, South End
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)


When: May 3, 2016 6 PM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 May 2016 18 )
Drawing Workshop
Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library
40 Academy Hill Road
Brighton, MA 02135
Monday, May 2, 2016, 2:30 – 4:30pm



Drawing Workshop:
Mondays 2:30--4:30 p.m
March 21,28
April 4, 11, 25
May 2

Preregistration is required.

This drawing class is intended to help people see how objects can be viewed as basic shapes and how they can be arranged in a composition by recognizing their visual/spatial relationship to each other. They will learn basic techniques such as shading, controlling tones, composition, drawing methods, surface textures, as well as utilizing different drawing mediums and different paper surfaces for effect.

The instructor, Richard Salvucci, has worked as an artist in many different areas including illustration, painting and drawing. His work has appeared in The New York Times and has been exhibited in many galleries and in organizations such as the Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge.

This program is generously sponsored by the Saquish Foundation through the Boston Public Library Foundation.

LibraryBrighton
Neighborhood: Brighton
Type of Event: Workshops & Classes
Cost: Free
Audience: Seniors


When: May 2, 2016 12 AM in Brighton, Massachusetts (Mon, 02 May 2016 00 )
Film Screening & Discussion FUNDRAISER for Korean Unwed Mothers Families Association (KUMFA)
More: Our event website Our event on facebook Our crowd funding campaign KADtalk Boston & Korean Cultural Society of Boston invite you, and your friends and family, to Harvard University to learn about the situation facing unwed (never married) mothers in South Korea at a film screening and discussion FUNDRAISER for an organization in South Korean called Korean Unwed Mothers Families Association (KUMFA). KUMFA was founded by unwed mothers in 2009 to get unwed moms the support and resources they need to keep and raise their babies rather than have to succumb to societal stigma and give them up for adoption. EVENT SCHEDULE "Bittersweet Joke" the first film to show the lives & faces of unwed mothers and their children in Korea. POST-FILM DISCUSSIONS 1. A panel of Korean adoptees will talk about why they support KUMFA & unwed mothers in South Korea Moderated by Arissa Oh, Boston College Associate Professor & author of To Save The Children of Korea: The Coldwar Origins of International Adoption. 2. Q&A Skype from Korea with Mok Kyoung-hwa, KUMFA director & Shannon Heit, a Korean-American adoptee KUMFA volunteer Moderated by Paul Yunsik Chang, Harvard University Assistant Professor of Sociology Currently, 90% of the over 1,000 babies that are sent from Korea each year are those of unwed mothers. This is happening now--in 2007 the Ministry of Health and Welfare said 96 out of 100 pregnancies of unwed women in Korea end in abortion. Only 4 give birth. Three out of those four will eventually be forced to give up their child due to economic difficulties and social discrimination that makes it nearly impossible for unwed mothers to support their children in Korean society. With this fundraiser we are trying to change that; to show the world unwed mothers deserve the love and support other families receive, to try and abolish some of the shame associated with unwed motherhood, to support keeping families together. Please come enjoy some food, learn about the stigma unwed mothers face in South Korea and help us raise some money for KUMFA! Bring your friends, parents, relatives, co-workers--bring everyone! Event homework: If you have time read Arissa Oh's book to understand the historical context and the connection between Korean adoption and unwed mothers!



When: Jun 4, 2016 6 PM to Jun 4, 2016 9 PMin Brighton, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 30 USD (Sat, 04 Jun 2016 18 )

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