This practical workshop will help you understand and maybe start the craft of keeping honeybees.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The weather will eventually get warm, and in JP that means art events!
With spring on the way (at some point), Jamaica Plain transforms into an artistic paradise. With so many spring and summer events on the way, readers will want one place to find these events. Leave your events detailed information in the comments here, and don't forget you can then go ahead and add your events to our events calendar. There's one at OGO Gallery this weekend for starters. When and where is your spring/summer event?
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Here are some activities happening in your neighborhood and elsewhere in Boston to entertain the little ones this week.
You love your kids. You really do. But with the recent snow days and the entire upcoming week spent with them at home, you're simply running out of fun things to do together. Before you start pulling out your hair—and before they start pulling out theirs—check out these great family-friendly events happening in your neighborhood and elsewhere in Boston. DORCHESTER Franklin Park Zoo is hosting Little Joe the Gorilla's birthday party on Monday. Little Joe, celebrating his 20th birthday, is a western lowland gorilla—and quite a character, too. Take off those winter jackets with a visit to the tropics and spend some time with gorillas, lemurs, ocelots and a giant anteater. Admission costs $10 for children ages 2-12, $16 for adults and $13 …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Trying to get the word out about an event, or want to share your opinion with your neighbors? You can, on Jamaica Plain Patch!
Dear Readers, We get a lot of questions each day about how to get information added to the site. One of the best things about JP Patch is that you, the readers, have the power to use the site for all that it's worth (which is a lot more than what it costs! Har, har.) Is your neighborhood association hosting a potluck? Are you looking to let people know that tickets are on sale for an upcoming show? Do you want to share your knowledge with other JP residents? With just a few clicks, you can directly post your events, announcements, or blog on the site, all without having to go through the editor. If you post to the site directly, your post goes live immediately and voila! You have a shareable link. You can even upload your own photos and …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Fashion's Night Out, Boston Fashion Week and the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival are just three of the events you should put on your calendar.
Enjoy the humidity while it lasts, because pretty soon the air will turn crisp and cool. There's no better time than the fall to get out and explore Boston, so here's some events to put on your calendar now. Fashion's Night Out Sept. 6 Newbury Street Last year Newbury Street was closed to traffic for the first time in years for Fashion's Night Out. The growing street fair features special sales and goodies at the many shops along Newbury Street, live music, a catwalk, and more. The Fenway Fall Run Sept. 15, 8 a.m. Fenway The Fenway Fall Run is a 5K (3.1 Mile) run/walk in the historic Fens near Fenway Park in Boston. The race supports K Street, a storefront at 74 Kilmarnock Street in the Fenway, that for 21 years, has supported members of …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Wanna take a short trip out of the city this weekend? Check out what's happening on the Rhode Island and New Hampshire seacoasts, the Cape and Martha's Vineyard.
Looking for a fast and fun getaway from JP this weekend? Summer in New England is filled with options. Check out what's happening this weekend in a few favorite summer spots: Weather: There's a slight chance of thunderstorms on Saturday, with highs around 83. On Sunday, temperatures will be in the mid 70s, and there's a slight chance of showers. Historical Train Station Museum and Scenic Train Rides Take a train ride through the cranberry bogs and marshlands of Cape Cod, including trips across the Cape Cod Canal, and visit an historical train station and museum. The Cape Cod Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, in West Barnstable, is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and trains depart at 9:25 a.m. and 12:25 p.m. for …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Essential daily information at a glance.
1. Keep those nominations coming: Nominate JP's best across 25 categories in our ongoing Best of Patch Reader's Choice 2. Dinosaurs at the zoo: The Franklin Park Zoo's not just for crurent animal anymore. Check out the animatronic dinosaur display and learn about earth's previous top predators. Tickets are $3. 3. Show everyone how smart you are: Pub trivia returns to JP tonight. Bella Luna and James's Gate both host matches at 8 p.m.. 4. Summer jobs: The city of Boston has helped place 9,400 students into Summer work, according to Mayor Thomas Menino's office. If you have a teenager at home looking for work, you can help place them with a participating employer on the Boston Summer Jobs website. 5. The War of 1812, 200 years later: The …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Five Things You Need To Know Today, June 22.
1. A Scottish Party: The Haven is celebrating its second anniversary this week. Tonight, put on something plaid to enjoy Kilt Night and a screening of "Trainspotting." 2. Music: If you like your music live and loud, get to the Midway Cafe at 8 p.m.. The evening is filled with punk and hardcore music from A Minor Revolution, Rebel, Inc., The McGunks and Condition Oakland. 3. Some Pictures of the Infinite: Josiah McElheny has a 15-year art career under his belt and the ICA has a wide variety of his work on display. This exhibit explores McElheny’s questions about history, time, space and design. 4. Mr. Madison’s War: The War of 1812 divided the Commonwealth amongst political lines. This exhibit at the Massachusetts Historical Society will …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Essential tips to get your (hot and humid) Wednesday started.
1. The JP Business and Professional Association meets today at noon. Representatives from the department of Transportation will be onhand to give a presentation on the Casey Arborway project. The lunch session meets at Community Servings. 2. Boy howdy, it's gonna be a hot one. Remember the basics today, including lots of water to drink, shade the sunniest windows, and check in on your elderly or infirmed neighbors. 3. Maybe you're one of those people who just love the heat. If so, venture out to the Arnold Arboretum today at 12:15 p.m. for a guided tour of the space. Just please, bring water with you. We're not kidding, expect a really hot and humid day. 4. If you're looking for a cool place to stay with the kids, try the morning children'…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Useful information to get you through the day.
1. Senator Scott Brown hosted a couple of JP residents in his Washington D.C. office. David Waters and Lori Ashline met with the Brown last week to discuss ways to help the needy, according to Brown's office. 2. Looking for some fresh produce. The JP Farmer's Market is back at the Bank of America parking lot from noon-5 p.m. Check out the harvest calendar to see what's available today. 3. The weather's supposed to heat up this week, making the Hennigan Community Pool an appealing option for a weekday activity. It's a buck for adults, 50 cents for kids and seniors. The pool is open 3:30-9 p.m.. 4. Pack up the rugrats and head over to the Eagleston Branch Library for preschool story time. There are stories and activities for kids ages 3-5. …