Get Tickets for Urban Nutcracker

Get Tickets for Urban Nutcracker

“Hip-hop holiday fun… [with] enthusiasm and a sense of inclusive community onstage.”  -The Boston Globe Tony Williams Dance Center presents the 16th year of the Boston holiday classic, Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker,December 16-31 at John Hancock Hall (180 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116). This modern holiday classic has been praised as “a Nutcracker with real […]

Writing Contest for Teens and Adults

Teen Writing Contest

Story Shares, a nonprofit organization devoted to inspiring reading practice and improving literacy skills, has launched its annual “Relevant Reads Story of the Year” writing contest. The call-for-entries began Aug. 23, 2016 and has a submission deadline of Dec. 31, 2016. The contest is seeking submissions of books for young readers in a variety of […]

Asian Family Acceptance Workshop Tour for LGBT Children

Asian Family Acceptance Workshop Tour for LGBT Children

Asian Family Acceptance Workshop Tour Comes to Boston on Saturday, September 24, To Bring Families Together and Save Lives Workshop to Take Place at Old Oak Dojo in Jamaica Plain, 12:00-3:00 pm, to Help Asian Parents Support their LGBT Children To offer guidance and support to the parents of LGBT Asian American, South Asian, Southeast […]

Family Book Event

Understanding Our Differences FAMILY BOOK EVENT

SAVE THE DATE – TUESDAY OCT. 18, 2016 5th Annual UOD Family Book Event Featuring The War That Saved My Life with author Kimberly Brubaker Bradley This award-winning midddle grade children’s book is a story of triumph against all odds by a girl with a physical disability, set during World War II. Join Understanding Our […]

Racism and Hate Crimes on the Rise

Troubling the Ashes, racism on the rise

The #BlackLivesMatter movement may be making headlines across the country, but African Americans aren’t the only minority group experience prejudice. A new Pew Research poll reveals that more than half of Latinos living in the United States have experienced abuse, discrimination, and unfair treatment. According to author Shirley Aaron, the hate and injustice in today’s world […]

Get ready for CHSNE’s annual banquet!

Get ready for CHSNE's annual banquet!

Bringing the Colors of the Maya to Jamaica Plain

Bringing the Colors of the Maya to Jamaica Plain

 Bringing the Colors of the Maya to Jamaica Plain: Indigenous Arts and Music Festival features Maya paintings from Guatemala On Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7 from 10am-5pm, Indigenous artists and musicians from across the globe will come together for Cultural Survival’s free admission Native arts and cultures Bazaar. Greater Boston is invited to […]

NNHS: One School, One Question

NNHS One School, One Question

One School, One Question For fall 2016, NNHS will be exploring “one question” instead of “one book.” The question, developed by students and faculty together, is “Why do people put themselves in other people’s shoes, and what can we learn from that?” Our goal is for the exploration of this question to support our continued […]

Valeo Play for FREE Program

Valeo Play for Free Club Soccer Program

Valeo FC is proud to announce a new “Play for Free” program for present and future families involved in the Valeo FC U.S. Soccer Development Academy Program. “Play for Free” will give players the option of volunteering at charitable organizations or coaching their younger clubmates in lieu of paying club fees. The program, created in […]

Reading Frederick Douglass Speech

Reading Frederick Douglass Speech

HISTORIC NEWTON HOSTS CITIZENS READING FREDERICK DOUGLASS SPEECH TOGETHER ON FRIDAY, JUNE 24   “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro” Resonates During an Era of Black Lives Matter and Activism against Racism   At noon on Friday, June 24 at the Newton Centre Green (Langley Road and Centre Streets), Historic Newton will […]