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Urban Agriculture Community Engagement Event: Roxbury

Celebrate community and shape the vision for growing and raising food in Boston. Make art, move to music, build community, and share your ideas. 

September 30, 2023
2023-09-30T11:00:00 - 2023-09-30T14:00:00

GrowBoston, the City of Boston's Office of Urban Agriculture wants to hear your ideas about growing food in Roxbury. 

In an effort to develop the City of Boston’s urban agriculture strategy, GrowBoston is hosting four community engagement events. These events are taking place in neighborhoods with high rates of food insecurity and other social vulnerabilities: Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, and East Boston. We want to hear each neighborhood's urban agriculture priorities!

September 30, 2023
2023-09-30T11:00:00 - 2023-09-30T14:00:00
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Urban Agriculture Community Engagement Event: Mattapan

Celebrate community and shape the vision for growing and raising food in Boston. Make art, move to music, build community, and share your ideas. 

September 23, 2023
2023-09-23T10:00:00 - 2023-09-23T13:00:00

GrowBoston, the City of Boston's Office of Urban Agriculture wants to hear your ideas about growing food in Mattapan. 

In an effort to develop the City of Boston’s urban agriculture strategy, GrowBoston is hosting four community engagement events. These events are taking place in neighborhoods with high rates of food insecurity and other social vulnerabilities: Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, and East Boston. We want to hear each neighborhood's urban agriculture priorities!

September 23, 2023
2023-09-23T10:00:00 - 2023-09-23T13:00:00
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East Boston Farmers Market Pop-up Cooking Demo

To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, the East Boston Farmers Market is hosting a celebration!

August 9, 2023
  • 3:00pm - 6:30pm
  • 200 Border St
    Central Square Park (across from Liberty Shopping Center)
    Boston, MA
  • Contact:
    Andrea Catania
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    East Boston
  • Posted:
  • Chef Mónica Leitner-Laserna

    A person holding a bunch of vegetables</p>
<p>Description automatically generated Mónica Leitner-Laserna is a bilingual educator, herbalist, chef and business owner of Colombian and Jewish heritage, who for the past several years has been committed to promoting social justice through teaching about the relationship between diet and disease and how to use food as medicine. 

    She holds a master’s degree in bilingual education from Columbia University and has also studied herbalism, yoga and meditation, all of which have greatly influenced her mission of spreading holistic health and wellness.

    She co-founded Eastie Farm in 2015 and loves bringing people to the farm to learn about their work, the importance of local food and environmental justice. She currently is a worker-owner for the Radical Roots Education Consulting Cooperative.

2023-08-09T15:00:00 - 2023-08-09T18:30:00

In partnership with the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Eastie Farm, and the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, Chef Monica Leitner-Laserna will be conducting a free, pop-up cooking demonstration called “The Secret’s in the Sauce”. Her hourly demos will teach folks how to make a few simple but flavorful sauces that highlight locally grown produce from the farmers market.

This family friendly event will feature all the typical farmers market offerings as well as activities and prizes for kids, information about food access programs, and presentations from local officials.

August 9, 2023
  • 3:00pm - 6:30pm
  • 200 Border St
    Central Square Park (across from Liberty Shopping Center)
    Boston, MA
  • Contact:
    Andrea Catania
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    East Boston
  • Posted:
  • Chef Mónica Leitner-Laserna

    A person holding a bunch of vegetables</p>
<p>Description automatically generated Mónica Leitner-Laserna is a bilingual educator, herbalist, chef and business owner of Colombian and Jewish heritage, who for the past several years has been committed to promoting social justice through teaching about the relationship between diet and disease and how to use food as medicine. 

    She holds a master’s degree in bilingual education from Columbia University and has also studied herbalism, yoga and meditation, all of which have greatly influenced her mission of spreading holistic health and wellness.

    She co-founded Eastie Farm in 2015 and loves bringing people to the farm to learn about their work, the importance of local food and environmental justice. She currently is a worker-owner for the Radical Roots Education Consulting Cooperative.

2023-08-09T15:00:00 - 2023-08-09T18:30:00
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GLD FSTVL

GLD FSTVL is the ultimate festival where music, art, and good vibes collide in an unforgettable in-person celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop music and culture!

August 12, 2023
2023-08-12T12:00:00 - 2023-08-12T22:00:00

Presented by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture and Boston-based Hip Hop crew STL GLD, join us at City Hall Plaza for an unforgettable day of music, food, and culture. This day-long event will bring together the Boston community highlighting the rich history of Hip Hop music and culture.

EarthGang and Dead Prez will headline GLD FSTVL, and the day-long event will also feature local performances by STL GLD, Billy Dean Thomas, Van Buren Records, The Hip Hop Transformation, Latrell James, Kei, and Oompa, as well as local DJs, food trucks, and retail vendors.

With a vibrant atmosphere and amazing performances, GLD FSTVL promises to be an epic celebration of music and community.

Graphic with text “GLD FSTVL - EARTHGANG, DEAD PREZ, STL GLD, OOMPA, Van Buren Records, Latrell James, Billy Dean Thomas, KEI, THHT, DJ E DUBBLE, DJ WHY SHAM, DJ SLIPWAX, DJ BOBBY BANGERS, 08.12.2023, City Hall Plaza”

City of Boston, Arts and Culture, WBUR, and WERS logos

 

August 12, 2023
2023-08-12T12:00:00 - 2023-08-12T22:00:00

Schedule

Time Stage Artist
12 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Bobby Bangers
12:30 p.m. Main Stage Welcome with host Mr. P.S.A.
12:40 p.m. Main Stage The Hip Hop Transformation
1 p.m. Main Stage Donald Grunge
1:20 p.m. Main Stage kei
1:50 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Bobby Bangers
2:15 p.m. Main Stage Van Buren Records
2:45 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Why Sham
3:20 p.m. Main Stage Stiggity Stackz
3:35 p.m. Main Stage Billy Dean Thomas
4:05 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Why Sham
4:20 p.m. Main Stage Latrell James
4:50 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Slipwax
5:25 p.m. Main Stage Dead Prez
6 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Slipwax
6:20 p.m. Main Stage Oompa
6:50 p.m. DJ Stage DJ E Dubble
7:25 p.m. Main Stage STL GLD
8:25 p.m. DJ Stage DJ E Dubble
8:50 p.m. Main Stage EarthGang
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Culture Nights

A series of events and concerts : a movement promoting expressive music and art for social change.

July 28, 2023
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 88 Seaport Boulevard
    BOSTON, MA 02210
  • Contact:
    Susan McCollin
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Allston
    Back Bay
    Bay Village
    Beacon Hill
    Brighton
    Charlestown
    Chinatown/Leather District
    Citywide
    Dorchester
    Downtown
    East Boston
    Fenway/Kenmore
    Hyde Park
    Jamaica Plain
    Mattapan
    Mission Hill
    North End
    Roslindale
    Roxbury
    South Boston
    South End
    West End
    West Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-07-28T18:00:00 - 2023-07-28T21:00:00

The series honors artistic voice, freedom, and the gateway to truth and experimentation in the pursuit of justice. Culture Nights is a cultural programming initiative by The Artist Initiative for Revolution (AIR) in partnership with the City of Boston Mayor's Office of Equity and Inclusion Cabinet: Racial Justice.

culture nights - 7.28

July 28, 2023
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 88 Seaport Boulevard
    BOSTON, MA 02210
  • Contact:
    Susan McCollin
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Allston
    Back Bay
    Bay Village
    Beacon Hill
    Brighton
    Charlestown
    Chinatown/Leather District
    Citywide
    Dorchester
    Downtown
    East Boston
    Fenway/Kenmore
    Hyde Park
    Jamaica Plain
    Mattapan
    Mission Hill
    North End
    Roslindale
    Roxbury
    South Boston
    South End
    West End
    West Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-07-28T18:00:00 - 2023-07-28T21:00:00
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Boston Eats 2023 Kickoff

The Office of Food Justice, in partnership with the YMCA of Greater Boston, Boston public Schools, and Project Bread, is launching the Farmers Market season and Boston Summer Eats in July.

July 15, 2023
2023-07-15T11:30:00 - 2023-07-15T14:00:00

Boston Summer Eats aims to close the summer meal gap for youth by partnering with organizations to distribute meals at no cost. This event is hosted in partnership with the Codman Square Neighborhood Council and BOLD Teens. Find out more about Farmers Markets and Boston Summer Eats.

Boston Summer Eats Flyer with Already Listed Information
Location: Codman Square Farmers Market, Washington Street at Talbot Avenue, Dorchester, 02124
  • Time: The market runs from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Date: Saturday, July 15
  • Rain or shine!
Activities include music, food, interactive tabling for youth and adults, and an educational demonstration with Chef Chris Walker on using foods you can find at the farmers' market!
July 15, 2023
2023-07-15T11:30:00 - 2023-07-15T14:00:00
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All Black Everything

We're closing out Black History Month with a celebration of all we have accomplished and what we still need to work on for the future.

February 26, 2023
  • 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • National Center of Afro-American Artists
    300 Walnut Ave
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    susan.mccollin@boston.gov
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-02-26T14:00:00 - 2023-02-26T18:00:00

Enjoy light refreshments from Soleil Cafe, music from a live DJ along with poetry readings, and a visual art rendering completed on-site.

All Black Everything

February 26, 2023
  • 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • National Center of Afro-American Artists
    300 Walnut Ave
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    susan.mccollin@boston.gov
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-02-26T14:00:00 - 2023-02-26T18:00:00
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City Hall on the Go: Mission Hills Farmers Market

The City Hall on the Go Truck will be parked at the farmers market offering a selection of City services to residents. Feel free to stop by.  

September 24, 2021
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 1400 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02120
  • Contact:
    Office of Public Service
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2021-09-24T13:00:00 - 2021-09-24T15:00:00
September 24, 2021
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 1400 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02120
  • Contact:
    Office of Public Service
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2021-09-24T13:00:00 - 2021-09-24T15:00:00
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City Hall on the Go: Dewey Square Farmers Market

The City Hall on the Go Truck will be parked at the farmers market offering a selection of City services to residents. Feel free to stop by.

September 23, 2021
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 600 Atlantic Ave, Boston
    Boston, MA 02210
  • Contact:
    Office of Public Service
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Posted:
2021-09-23T12:00:00 - 2021-09-23T14:00:00
September 23, 2021
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 600 Atlantic Ave, Boston
    Boston, MA 02210
  • Contact:
    Office of Public Service
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Posted:
2021-09-23T12:00:00 - 2021-09-23T14:00:00
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City Hall on the Go: Copley Square Farmers Market

The City Hall to Go Truck will be parked at the farmers market offering a selection of City services to residents. Feel free to stop by.

September 17, 2021
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 139 St. James Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
  • Contact:
    Office of Public Service
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Back Bay
  • Posted:
2021-09-17T12:00:00 - 2021-09-17T14:00:00
September 17, 2021
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 139 St. James Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
  • Contact:
    Office of Public Service
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Back Bay
  • Posted:
2021-09-17T12:00:00 - 2021-09-17T14:00:00
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