5th Annual Black and White Party | March 13

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For five years, guests have experienced a unique evening where the decor, artwork, and food (to the extent possible) are all black and white. The void of color serves to remind us of how important artists are in bringing color to our lives.You are encouraged to bring your business cards and creative energy for a night of mixing, mingling, and creative exploration with a diverse crowd where art, dance, and community collide. 
Help support the arts in Roxbury! Party like winter's long gone!
When: Friday, March 13th
Where: MassArt Pozen Center 

14 Tetlow Street, Boston

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Back-to-Back Boston Olympics 2024 Meetings | Feb 23 and 24

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Both Boston 2024, the nonprofit that has been set up to lead the effort to bring the Games to Boston, and the City of Boston are holding several public meetings, throughout this year, until September, about the bid that Boston 2024 will submit.
As not only the Games but also the planning process has the potential to greatly impact diverse communities in the city of Boston, we are working to ensure that Boston's many communities are sufficiently informed about the bid and are actively involved in the process.
When: Monday, February 23, 6:00pm 
 Tuesday, February 24, 6:30pm
Where: Monday at Yawkey Club of Roxbury
115 Warren Street, Roxbury
Tuesday at Condon School Cafeteria
200 D Street, Roxbury
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Homebuying Overview | Feb 26

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Learn the basics of homebuying at this free workshop! Learn to calculate how much you can afford, and how a lender determines your mortgage eligibility.


When: Thursday, February 26th


Where: Vine Street Community Center

339 Dudley Street Roxbury MA

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Workshops with 826 Boston | Feb 16-20

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826 Boston in Roxbury is hosting a handful of enriching workshops this month!

Tuesday February 17:

10:00am - 12:00pm Floating Islands, Buried Cities (ages 8-11) - The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is full of made-up worlds like Wonderland and Oz. Create your own imaginary place and tell the tale of your adventures. Leave with your own map!

1:00pm - 3:00pm Don’t Kill My Scribe (ages 11-14) - What inspires you to create? Your favorite park down the street? A song you can’t stop listening to? Using inspiration from your community, develop colorful characters and make them come to life through interactive theater games. No acting experience necessary!

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UDream College Fair | Jan 17

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Governer-elect Charlie Baker will speak at this event! Kids, teens, and families are welcome to learn about opportunities in higher education. Learn about how to search for the right college, apply for financial aid, and even enjoy lunch! High school seniors have the opportunity to apply for colleges and scholarships at the fair.


When: Saturday, January 17


Where: Melnea Cass Recreation Complex

120 Martin Luther King Blvd, Roxbury

Questions?: contact or call (617)442-7700

Wake Up The Earth Parade | May 3

On Saturday, May 3 the Wake Up The Earth Festival will take place. This event was started by Spontaneous Celebration in 1979 and brings together Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, and other areas of Boston in an annual celebration of diversity, the arrival of spring, music and culture, popular theatre, the visual arts, and more. The Parade is a commemoration of the success these communities had in opposing the construction of 1-95 along the route known as the Southwest Corridor. >> Read More

The Mind Matters: Families Make A Difference

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Boston Public Schools (BPS) Parent University believes that every BPS family is equipped and empowered to advocate and partner with schools to ensure every child has access to a quality education and achieves excellence in school. Parent University will be hosting workshops that provide educational resources and community support for families with children ages 3-8 to help foster learning at home. This is a 10 session workshop series and participation is free. Families will be able to learn strategies for how to foster your child's development and learning at home and in school. These sessions will include hands on activities, mini lectures and videos. This program was developed by Harvard University and is based on cutting edge brain research on children's social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Participating families will receive learning materials and activities to take home and use. >> Read More

Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration | June 19

Join the Boston Juneteenth Committee and the National Center of Afro-American Artists for the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration. Emancipation address by Harvard University Professor Charles Ogletree, inspiring presentations for youth and adults, educational and artistic activities for children and music, food and fun for all!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 4pm

Musuem of the National Center of Afro-American Artists
300 Walnut Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119

Children (Ages 0-5), Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Families, Businesses, Visitors

Governor's Tea & Abolitionist Meeting Reenactment | June 14

Enjoy a theatrical afternoon tea, and dine on a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, a variety of infused iced-teas and lemonade, with a special twist. Participate with actors in reenacting an abolitionist meeting inside and on the grounds of historic Shirley-Eustis House - one of a few remaining Colonial Governor's mansions in New England, and a likely location to have hosted an abolitionist meeting back in the day.  

Eat Well Workshop | Feb. 9

Cooking with Your Neighbor:  Cape Verdean Cuisine 
A Dudley neighborhood resident and talented 
home gardener and cook, Maria Barros will lead 
her second Eat Well class at The Food Project! She 
will guide participants in making traditional 
Cape Verdean dishes, including vegetarian Cachupa.   

When: Saturday February 9, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM >> Read More

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