Boston Come Through: January 23-31, 2017

Hello there! January was off to a busy but lit start for me, so I’m just getting around to the final installment for January’s edition of Boston Come Through! There are some really great events happening – so check them out! If you heard about it here and happen to make it to any of these events and post about it online, don’t forget to tag or @ me on social media!

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And as always, feel free to tell me about your event (send an email to: lagosdaysparisnights@gmail.com) – and it might end up on the blog! Anyway…last week of January…LET’S GO!!!

Jan 24th

Healthy Visions 2017
Roxbury
Join Sister 2 Sister for their 4th Annual Healthy Visions event featuring a wellness panel consisting of Carlos Henriquez, Greta Douglas and Keyona Aviles. In addition to the wellness panel, create your own individual vision board and participate in a community vision board. Dinner will be served, there will be giveaways and prizes and take advantage of free HIV/STI testing.

The New Edition Story: Viewing Party
Randolph
Share in the fun with diehard New Edition fans to watch the first installment of BET’s 3 part movie series about Boston’s favorite r&b band!  And if you have to ask who New Edition is, you don’t need to be on this blog! 🙂

The Queens Dinner
Roxbury
Join the members of Queens Co. for an empowering evening designed to bring together like-minded women of color who are on a mission to better themselves and others. Dinner will be served while thet facilitate activities that allow attendees to talk about their goals and current projects while building trust, fostering a sense of community, and motivating each other in the process. Please join Queens Co. for this powerful evening made to bring out the #GirlBoss in you!

Jan 25th

The UNSBN Small Business Buffet
Cambridge
A free monthly buffet, this event offers local small business owners an opportunity to talk to local small bankers, lawyers and other professionals important to their growth.

A Community Chat with Entrepreneur Brandale Randolph
Dorchester
Come meet local business owner Brandale Randolph and hear about how his new bicycle manufacturing company, The 1854 Cycling Company, is making a difference. With a focus on opportunity, building job skills, and producing pride, Brandale is leading a mission-driven business that strives to open doors for its employees. Support local entrepreneurs ya’ll! 

Jan 26th

IAmBecuzWeAre The Co11ective Presents: The Living Room
Cambridge
Calling all my creatives! Come out for an in depth, intimate view of some of Boston’s most talented creators. “The Living Room” series allows creatives to come together in solidarity, while highlighting their specific talents and giving them an opportunity to delve deeper into the message behind their creations. This event will capture the voice, the creative eye, and the cinematic view of what Boston’s best has to offer. You don’t want to miss! 

Jan 27th

Boston Arts Academy Presents The Wiz
Dorchester
Come support Boston’s greatest young talent as they converge at the Boston Arts Academy, the city’s only public high school for the arts. On January 27 they are hosting a VIP event on the opening night of THE WIZ, the classic musical, reimagined in the Boston neighborhood of Roxbury.

Jan 28th

Grove Hall Trust Paint Party Fundraiser
Roxbury
Help Grove Hall Trust raise funds and have fun in the process! This evening join them in their Paint Party at Dudley Dough, a multicultural paint experience recreating “Rah”, led by a talented paint guide from Sanaa with Friends. All proceeds support resident-led community projects in the Grove Hall neighborhood. Appetizers are included and beverages will be available for purchase. Don’t delay and Purchase your ticket today!

Vision Board Gathering for Men of Color
Dorchester
A Vision Board Activity focusing on the six areas of health. This intentional, intergenerational, gathering will give male community members of color the opportunity to creatively design their vision board focusing on the individual and the community that surrounds them. We don’t have many spaces dedicated solely to the brothers, so definitely spread the word! All materials will be provided and food will be served.

#WashedParty Part 2
Everett
Put on your best 90s/Early 2000s gear and join Code Eclectic as they put on the second part of their washed party series at Paris Street Gallery. Code Eclectic is a lifestyle brand created by a group of young, minority, female entrepreneurs who promote and celebrate the projects, goals, lifestyle and businesses of women in the same demographic. Not going to lie, the promos from the last event looked pretty lit! 

Jan 30th

Community Therapy by The Black Love Collaborative
Boston
The Black Love Collaborative is hosting its second Community Therapy event to work to heal relations between black men and black women and to foster platonic love between the two groups. This is a community therapy event where attendees will work to identify and overcome the barriers that inhibit platonic love between black men and black women. This will be accomplished through structured, guided discoursed and practical exercises. If anything, do it for the culture!

Harvard Square Chocolate Festival
Cambridge
The Harvard Square Business Association is excited to announce the highly anticipated 8th Annual Chocolate Festival. For three days, Harvard Square establishments pull out all the stops to celebrate all things chocolate! The highlight of this weekend extravaganza is the free Chocolate Tasting Event on Saturday, January 30th from 1pm – 2pm on Brattle Plaza (in front of Crema Café at 27 Brattle Street). Many Harvard Square businesses (including Ben & Jerry’s, J.P. Licks, Shake Shack, Crema Café, UNO, Toscano, etc.) will be providing  delicious, delectable and decadent chocolate treats. Make sure to come early, because who doesn’t want free chocolate?!

Jan 31st

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself Mixer
Roxbury
Join the Good Life Morning Show (Koffee in the Morning) and the Young Professionals Network of the ULEM for an after work mixer!

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