Events - August 2016

Yoga at the Pinebank Promontory (Jamaica Plain)

8-week outdoor Kripalu Yoga all-levels series

5:45 - 7 pm on Wednesdays from July 13 - August 31, 2016

Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Plain

Suggested donation of $5 per class. Kripalu Yoga is a compassionate and inclusive approach to yoga that emphasizes posture alignment, breath, and self-observation without judgment.

Cultural Survival Bazaar at Loring-Greenough House

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St.

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Features art, crafts and other ethically made cultural products created by Native artists from around the world. Enjoy demonstrations by artists, Indigenous cuisine, and live music from around the world. Chat with Indigenous artists about their crafts and cultures and bring home a beautiful memento of your local trip around the world.

Maine Lobster Feed

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Enjoy a Maine Lobster Dinner in Boston!

GOOD CAUSE. This is our 3rd lobster feed, and the event is growing! All proceeds will benefit the Student Immigrant Movement (SIM), Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), Haymarket People's Fund, and the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.

Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Pond and Jamaicaway

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on a tour around the Jamaica Pond. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of ice were harvested there each winter. Learn about the movers and shakers such as Francis Parkman and James Michael Curley who made their homes on the Pond’s shores. Discover how the Pond was transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today.

Indie Night: Improv Comedy

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:05 pm

The Riot Theater, 146A South St.

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Showcases some of the best longform improv in Boston. Each Thursday night show features multiple independent groups performing sets of all kinds: musical, duos, monologue-inspired, Harold. All for five bucks.

Harpoon Brewery Present: Open Mic Night at the Midway!

August 14 @ 9:00 pm - August 15 @ 1:00 am

The Midway Cafe

3496 Washington St.Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This is the new home of what was formerly the Kings Open Mic. Every Sunday, you can see some of the city’s best comedians, musicians, poets, sketch performers, and more. If you’re interested in performing at the mic, it’s super easy. Just arrive, put your name on a slip of paper in a beer pitcher, and next thing you know you’ll be onstage! Sets are 5 minutes or 2 songs, depending on what you do.


August 15 @ 8:00 pm - August 16 @ 1:00 am

Bella Luna/Milky Way Lounge

284 Amory Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

BOSTON's #1 SOULISTIC MOVEMENT l AFRODESIACITY™ presents FS MUSIC SERIES™ EVERY THIRD THURSDAY OCTOBER 15, 2015 MUSIC CURATOR l DJ MIDWID OTHER TH@N BOSTON l LIVE MUSIC Other Than Boston. We are band, based out the Boston area, whose diversity speaks for itself. We all come from different musical backgrounds, and together we make great music.

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