JFK Library

Presidents' Day Family Festival | Feb 15

 The Kennedy Library will host its 5th annual Family Festival. The festival will include Presidential storytelling, creative activities, museum tours and demonstrations, and live musical performances.


When: Monday, February 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Columbia Point, Boston MA 02125


Visit www.jfklibrary.org/presidentsday for a detailed schedule of the Family Festival offerings.

Building a Better World:Empowering Women and Girls | Dec 16

Join Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli, co-authors of Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose, as they discuss how some of the world's most inspiring women are using economic power to create success, meaning, and a better world. Jill Abramson, former editor of The New York Times, moderates.

When:  Wednesday, December 16, 2015 6:00pm-7:30pm

Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125 - (617) 514-1600

All forums are free and open to the public. Reservations for forums are strongly recommended. They guarantee a seat in the building but not the main hall. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors to the main hall open approximately one hour before the program begins.

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George Russell Jr. and Company: Clap Your Hands | Jan. 19

The JFK Presidential Library and Museum presents George Russell Jr. and Company as they honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day and celebrate the Civil Rights movement through gospel and spiritual music. This is part of the library's "Celebrate!" series taking place throughout the winter season and into the spring.


When: Monday, January 19th, 10:30-11:30AM

Where:  John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum


*You must register prior to the event in order to attend*

How to Register: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Events-and-Awards/Celebrate/Celebrate-Registration.aspx?ref=%7b8BF8F33B-43B5-4D6D-9697-983D6F8E926D%7d



Free Screening Of "Glen Campbell..I'll Be Me" | Nov. 3

Free Screening Of "Glen Campbell..I'll Be Me" | Nov. 3

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Campbell and his wife, Kim, went public with the diagnosis and announced his goodbye tour. Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me documents Glen and his family’s attempt to navigate the wildly unpredictable nature of the progressing disease using love, laughter and music as their medicine of choice. Rare vintage footage and extraordinary new performances of Campbell’s most beloved hits immerse this moving cinematic account in the overwhelming talent of this humble family man.

As proud providers of assisted living for seniors facing Alzheimer’s, dementia, and the complications that come with memory loss, Volunteers of America Massachusetts is excited to share the moving story of Glen Campbell and his family. >> Read More

American Roots Music | May 26

On May 26th at 10:30am, enjoy a unique blend of classic American folk songs and whimsical sing-along tunes for children in this upbeat performance by Grammy Award nominee Alastair Moock. The Celebrate! series is for family audiences and highlights America's rich cultural diversity through the arts. All performances are free, begin at 10:30am and take place at the JFK Library. In order to optimize your comfort and enjoyment, reservations are required for all visitors to this free program. To make a reservation, call 617-514-1644 or click HERE.

Celebrating Economic Independence | April 9


On Wednesday, April 9 Crittenton Women's Union (CWU) will host Live! Work! Thrive! a night to celebrate economic independence within women. This event will take place at the JFK Library located at Columbia Point in Boston beginning at 6 pm. 

The gala celebrates another year of groundbreaking work to find and implement cutting edge anti-poverty approaches that help women on a journey to economic independence. CWU, a Boston based nonprofits assists low income women and their families lift themselves out of poverty. 

For more information about this event, contact Ethel Shepard at eshepard@liveworkthrive.org or by phone at 617-259-2962.

A Conversation with Former Governor Dukakis & Doug Most | April 4

JFK Presidential Library

Join former Massachusetts Governor Dukakis and Doug Most for a conversation about  Boston's transportation through the years. This conversation will take place on Friday, April 4 from 6:30-8 pm at the JFK Presidential Library located at Columbia Point in Boston. 

This conversation will discuss the past, present, and future of urban transportation and Boston's MBTA. Former Governor Dukakis was known for riding the Green line, a distinction that has led to a proposal to rename South Station in his honor. Most's most recent book "The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America's First Subway" has received wide praise from The New York Times, The Economist, The Boston Globe, and many more. Join these transportation enthusiasts this Friday for a great conversation.

JFK Library Celebrates St. Patrick's Day: Greene O'Leary School of Irish Dance | March 15

On Saturday March 15 between 10am and 11:30am, the Greene O'Leary School returns to the JFK Library for a youthful celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Dancers demonstrate athleticism, skill and poise while presenting traditional and contemporary styles of Irish Dance.

The Celebrate! series highlights America's rich cultural diversity through the performing arts. In order to optimize your comfort and enjoyment, reservations are required for all visitors to this free program. To make a reservation, please visit the Celebrate! page online at www.jfklibrary.org or call 617-514-1644 and leave your full name, the number in your party, and your contact information. >> Read More

Len Cabral - Stories of Color from Around the World | February 19

Wednesday, February 19 at 10:30am the Internationally known storyteller Len Cabral celebrates the heritage of people of color in this captivating presentation of folktales and poetry he has gathered from his travels around the world.

This event will take place at the

Columbia Point, Dorchester MA 02125
(617) 514-1600

Presidents' Day Family Festival | February 17

On Monday, February 17 from 10:30am to 4:00pm, the JFK Library will host its Fourth Annual Presidents' Day Family Festival. Join in for presidential storytelling, arts and crafts, musical performances, and much more! Admission is free for visitors ages 17 and under.

For more information on the event please visit www.jfklibrary.org

For location information contact (617) 514-1600

John F Kennedy Presidential Library
Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125

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