EVENTS and Things to Do
April showers bring ...
Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks in Boston
10AM at All Saints Church - FREE EVENT
Rev Jackson appearance is co-sponsored by Kevin Peterson, the New Democracy Coalition. Consider yourself invited. Location: 451 Washington St, Dor.
Poetry in the city
Writer and Poet Danielle Legros Georges is the City of Boston's official Poet Laureate raising the status of poetry every day. Danielle is an advocate for poetry, language and the arts. booking info
Danielle Legros Georges is a professor in the Creative Arts and Learning Division at Lesley University. Her areas of academic interest include arts and education, contemporary American poetry, African-American poetry, Caribbean literature and studies, and literary translation.
April 24th Conversation on Race
with Professor Henry Louis Gates
BOSTON UNIVERSITY 5:30 - 7pm George Sherman Union
Click to Reserve a FREE SEAT
The 6th Annual Bridge Program Gala
Black Gospel music, Spirituals and Opera with Spoken Word are featured performances in a gathering of church and community arts organizations to honor Bridge Awards Recipients and benefit the Oscar Micheaux Program Irene O'Bannon Scholarship Fund. Come dressed to impress! tix $30. (617)-966-9594
April 29th from 7 to 10pm
Yawkey Boys and Girls Club
115 Warren Street, Roxbury
May 20th "Go Fund Yourself" workshop
This event features estate planning (will and trusts), guardianship and conservatorship, avoiding probate issues, life insurance, paying funeral expenses, final wishes and burial wishes, and health care proxies. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, 88 Warren St., Roxbury, MA 02119. RSVP at www.ypnulem.org/events.
HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS:
Blues guitar music influenced him. Filmmaker Mike Henderson at Harvard Film Archive 4/22. $12 tix, lots of film web site link
now till May 5th
Displaying the first major Retrospective of one of Cuba's most prominent artist. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art presents "Diago: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present," the systematic look at Cuba’s prominent contemporary artist Juan Roberto Diago and his prolific body of work.
Cuban artist JUAN ROBERTO DIAGO
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free LYFT car ride cash
free LYFT on-demand car service smartphone app
BayState Banner - African American paper
Dreamy Martha's Vineyard things to do :
OAKS BLUFF events
VINEYARD GAZETTE events
Franklin Park events for kids
KROC Center recreational activities
Events to Share
by Diane E. William, STEM EDUCATOR
An Introduction to African History: BU ASC Outreach Seminars, Spring 2017
Nurses in Motion Boston Mixer
2017 Annual Charles River Cleanup
ABLE AgeWorks Career Advancement Boot Camps:
Resume Writing & Applicant Tracking System Clinic. web site link
4/27 - 4/30
HARVARD ARTS FIRST FESTIVAL
The Harvard Arts First Festival will be held from Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30, 2017 at venues throughout Cambridge.
The festival will feature performances, performing groups, art exhibitions, dance groups, premieres of student artwork, theater productions, film screenings, interactive art stations and art-filled days. For a complete list of activities, Click HERE: web site link
. This is a FREE event.