Boston Come Through: May 8-14

May 8

The Queens Dinner
Roxbury
Put an uplifting twist to your typical girl’s night out by joining the members of Queens Co. as we bring women of color together to build relationships, support and inspire one another, and hold each other accountable. You can expect positive vibes as we facilitate different activities to allow our attendees to talk about their current projects, future goals while building trust, fostering a sense of community, and motivating each other in the process.

Berklee Choir Festival
Boston
This concert will be comprised of the Women’s Choir (Director – Sharon Brown) and Concert Choir (Director – Ned Rosenblatt).These ensembles are primarily based in the traditional Classical idiom. Literature ranges from standard choral repertoire to large Masterworks with orchestra. Programming to be determined at the beginning of each semester.

May 9

Beauty and the Bus Dudley Takeover
Roxbury
Join us & PEACE on May 9th to learn about Boston BRT, the future of rapid transit and the #BeautyAndTheBus photo contest! When you enter the contest at the event, you can win a weekend stay at a Boston Seaport Hotel with $150 spending money, and giveaways from Dudley Cafe! Explore the potential for a better bus experience with Gold Standard Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) with interactive transit maps and more! Sounds provided by DJ Shane Gooding of the Sound Lab! Giveaways from Dudley Cafe! Interactive Transit maps and more! Open Mic goes down from 6-7pm! Poets! Come out and tell us how you’re feeling about Boston’s transit, and how you would reimagine it’s future!

Boston Latino Professionals

Boston

Divine Productions is proud to welcome you to our first Latino Professional Networking Mixer. Mix, mingle, and make new connections with other area Latino Professionals in a great social setting. This event is FREE, however we do ask that you RSVP.

May 10

Breast Cancer: Myths & Facts
Dorchester
Bring your mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts and girlfriends to unravel the myths and facts about breast cancer. Refreshments will be served. This event is free to the public. For more information & to RSVP, please contact Athene Wilson-Glover at 617-822-8147 or email athene.wilson-glover@codman.org.

Boston Pops Opening Night with Queen Latifah
Boston
Celebrate Opening Night with film and music legend Queen Latifah! With a Grammy award and six nominations for albums in jazz, pop and rap, an Oscar nomination for her role in Chicago, and dozens of other film and television roles, this Renaissance woman defies genres with her compelling voice and presence. Join us for these rare symphonic performances

May 11

Sip ‘N Sway: A Totally Neo-Soul Experience
Roxbury
The no cover, no dress code neo soul experience featuring Jenny Jones & “Black Owned” Live and & DJ Philly Black.

May 12

Roxbury Strong
Boston
Roxbury Strong! by Ron Jones, directed by D’Andre Young tells the history of Roxbury, MA. The play features real interviews with Roxbury representatives such as Byron Rushing and Barry Gaither brought to life by artists, activists and extremely talented youth from the community. On Saturday we will celebrate the history of independent business and the arts in our community with an outdoor market and live music after the show. This is a family friendly event that is meant to spark conversation, build solidarity, entertain and inform! Featuring original art and music by local artists, join us on this journey through the past to present. We must know where we come from in order to know which way to go! We are #RoxburyStrong!

May 12-14

Fort Point Artists Walk
Boston
Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood, historically one of New England’s largest artists’ communities, will host a Spring Art Walk May 12 to 14 that’s expected to include open studios, artists talks, exhibitions, hands-on workshops, and musical performances (617-423-4299, fortpointarts.org).

May 13

Lips, Luxe and Lifestyle – SP/SU ’17 Maven Trunk Show
Dorchester
Year after year, #Shop.Amavensworld by @amavensworld has brought you the best TRUNK Shows in Massachusetts. Our collection is expansive and includes fashion pieces, beauty products and our home collection.
At a MAVEN Trunk Show, you are able to shop unique and curated pieces from all around the world and make them your own. We only offer our Trunk Shows twice a year… so this is a DO NOT MISS and must attend.

Sowa Open Market
South End
Boston’s largest outdoor market is back, now on Saturdays and Sundays! Join us in supporting hundreds of small businesses and local makers as we celebrate the SoWa Open Market’s 14th season.

Springtime Spectacular at the Lawn On D
South Boston
Join us for The Lawn On D Grand Opening celebration* featuring the best free line-up in the city and entertainment for all ages! This action-packed event will feature eight different activities throughout the day, Frosty ice cream give away, six music bands, and more!

May 14

Mother’s Day Peace Walk
Dorchester
The Mother’s Day Walk for Peace is a powerful way to honor our loved ones who have been murdered and express love and support for our neighbors. Anyone can walk for a small registration fee of $10.  Walk with us toward peace this Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017.

Plant It: Trees & Shrubs
Mattapan
Want to learn all about how to plant trees and shrubs?? Interested in taking home some tips and tricks for planting in urban settings? If so, we’re here to help. Spring is here and we’re ready to plant the first wave of new trees at the Nature Center’s *Food Forest*!! Come learn and play and help us bring more life to this beautiful place! Good shoes or boots recommended. Work gloves and refreshments provided. Good for families and people of all ages! No experience required! Thanks to the Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center for making this event possible!

Brunch So Hard
Boston
The curators of Daydream Day Party and Brunch, Bubbles & Beats presents #BrunchSoHard – each and every Sunday.

Daydream Day Party Series @ KGB
Boston
Playing the best of everything, this is the day party for those who go out to dance, socialize and enjoy themselves! Doors open at 5pm at the newly renovated Kingston Grille + Bar.

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