Boston Come Through: June 20-27

June 20

Trivia Night at Dudley Café
Roxbury
Join us for Trivia Night with Pops & Dre at Dudley Café! We’ll be serving our full cafe menu with beer and wine!

June 21

Museum of Fine Arts Juneteenth Celebration
Boston
Come together to celebrate creativity, community, and freedom at the MFA’s fifth annual Juneteenth event.

Stop and Taste the Rosés
Copley
Kick off the first day of summer with a night of rosés, oysters, and beachy bites in the heart of Eataly Boston!

Boston Adult Museum
Boston
On Wednesday, June 21st, we’re throwing open the doors to Boston Children’s Museum to those who are young at heart. Enjoy a full cash-bar and tasty treats for purchase; including your favorite camp treat, ‘smores! Bring friends and meet new ones as you explore interactive exhibits, interact with Pickles our animatronic Dilophosaurus, and explore your inner artist in the Art Studio.

June Wine Tasting at the Charlesmark Hotel & Lounge
Boston
Join us for our Monthly Wine Tasting! A casual mix and mingle. Enjoy the relaxed presentation and self-guided tour of our wine tasting with personal pouring service and tasting comments. Presented in our stylish hip lounge space.

June 21 – June 23

Atmosphere Conference
Mattapan
Join Jubilee Christian Church for an awesome worship experience at their Atmosphere Conference!

June 21 – July 1

Roxbury Film Festival
Roxbury
The largest New England film festival dedicated to celebrating films by, for, and about people of color, the 19th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival gives voice to diverse cultures both local and worldwide through narrative, documentary, youth and experimental films.

June 23

Celebration of Summer IV: Donna Summer Roller Disco Party
Boston
Get your groove on at our 4th annual roller disco party honoring five-time Grammy winner and Boston native, Donna Summer! Celebration of Summer IV will feature a performance by Mary Gaines Bernard, music provided by New England’s Finest DJ Roy Barboza and appearances by O’Mega Red, as well as members of Donna Summer’s family. Try out your roller disco moves on the skating rink! If you don’t have your own skates, the City of Boston will be providing free rentals on a first come, first serve basis.

Grown Women Real Talk Expo 2017
Brockton
Sure you’re a mom, wifey, fiance, sister, auntie, and niece wearing many hats. However, sometimes….a girl just wants to HAVE FUN! Join talk show host, best selling author, and entrepreneur, Yolanda Lewis, M.B.A. for the second annual Grown Women Real Talk Expo! This year’s “Just wanna Have Fun” themed 2-DAY expo event celebrates the balancing act of womanhood through fun, rejuvenation, and resourceful information for women and the betterment of their relational health.

 June 23 – June 25

The Festival of Us, You, We & Them
Cambridge
For the third year, and this time within our “25 & Dancing On” anniversary year celebration, The Dance Complex is throwing open its historic doors and taking to the street for a weekend-long celebration of the arts and movement. Friday night features a tribute to our community with afternoon-to-evening dancing in the street: a 25 minute non-flash flash mob and an illumination of our 5 story facade with dance images and video. Saturday and Sunday includes pop-up performances and classes, our Teaching Artists and Student Concerts and spontaneous acts of creation. Many events are free and ALL are open to the public for their enjoyment.

June 24

Black Lives Matter Symposium
Cambridge
BLM Cambridge is hosting a day-long symposium focused on achieving racial justice and social equity in the Metro-North, and beyond. Keynote speakers include BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and Executive director of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute, Elle Hearns. Also featuring BLM Cambrdige and DiDi Delgado. Join us as we envision and work towards creating a lasting and equitable future!

Boston 5th Annual Jerk Fest
Boston
Join us for the 5th Annual Boston JerkFest. Same location, same great time. Note that this is day 2 of a (2-day event). The Rum & Brew Tasting is Friday, June 23, 2017.

FAME Charity Fashion Event – Summer Edition
Cambridge
FAME supports entrepreneurs in the fashion, entertainment, and arts industries by providing professional opportunities for exposure, while supporting Massachusetts charities committed to strengthening their local communities. Proceeds from this event will benefit two Cambridge-based groups: $1,000.00 to the family of Yerusalem “Salem” Amanuel, a young Eritrean woman from Cambridge critically injured in a 2011 hit and run accident; and $500.00 to The Possible Project, a student business incubator encouraging youth entrepreneurship. The event will be held in Cambridge at the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to allow ticket holders to shop exclusive fashions and accessories available for sale at the event. The runway show begins at 8:00 p.m. sharp displaying 8 fashion designers. There will be light appetizer’s and a cash bar. VIP’s receive one complimentary drink and there will be live entertainment. Tickets can be purchased for $30- $75 at the link above.

Cheap Seats 42 – Hip Story Takeover
Cambridge
Boston’s only omni-genre variety show stitched into a theatrical six-ring circus, CHEAP SEATS features 5-minute sets from local luminaries and new comers alike. Dozens of musicians, poets, comedians, dancers, prestidigitators, visual & conceptual artists converge on Central Square for a rapid-fire round robin all over the Y Theater’s stage, floor, balconies and chandeliers. CHEAP SEATS is the place to see veteran artists stretch their chops or be blown away by something completely unheard of. Always all ages and wheelchair accessible.

What’s Da Wurd Radio Presents Rising Women 3
Somerville
Wats Da Wurd Radio Show and Exceptional Minds Enterprises & Events are getting together to celebrate women of talent in the local community. Join us every Saturday in June and July with live music performances, standup comedy and an experience to remember. Join us every Saturday through June and July 2017 for Women Rising!

The Lawn on D Presents: Wonders of the World
South Boston
You’re invited to The Lawn on D’s second family event of the season! Celebrate with us and help us honor the numerous cultures that call Boston home! Local cultural groups will bring their traditions to The Lawn On D in celebration of the rich heritage we are surrounded with.

June 24 – June 25

Black Market
Roxbury
Black Market opens its doors for the second time! Come out and support Boston’s black businesses!

June 25

Central Flea
Cambridge
The Central Flea is an exciting new partnership between New England Open Markets and Central Square Business Association. The Central Flea is a ode to our roots; a Brooklyn-style flea welcoming all styles of goods from Boston Art and Vintage to Afro-punk and Salvage, Food Trucks to Fair Trade. All are welcome to join us in celebrating Urban Diversity in the cultural epicenter of Cambridge, Central Square!

June 26

2017 Academy of Women Achievers Luncheon
Boston
Save the Date of June 26 for this year’s Academy of Women Achievers luncheon! Themed “Unstoppable Women Changing Boston,” the event is sure to be a source of inspiration and community-building. All proceeds will go to fund YW Boston’s essential programs to eliminate racism and empower women.

June 27

Conversations Among Women: Women of Color at Work
Fenway
Women of Color at Work: Selling Out To Fit In? Ever felt like you have to leave your true self at the door when you’re at work? Women of color face unique challenges in achieving professional success. Sometimes it feels like we have to sell out to succeed. We have options. Join us to share experiences and explore ways to be you and be successful. Appetizers will be served. Spaces are limited. RSVP today!

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