The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, May 14 for the May 17 issue. Email listings to [email protected]. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.
Mission Hill NHS annual meeting, Mon., April 8, 6:30pm, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, 670 Huntington Ave. Info: 566-6565.
Fenway CDC community meeting, to discuss pressing neighborhood issues, including institutional impact, affordable housing transportation, local hiring, and more, Wed., April 10, 6pm, Harvard Medical School Martin Conference Center, Pechet Room, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur. Info: fenwaycdc.org.
LMA forum, recurring meeting to discuss real estate developments in the LMA, Mon., April 22, 6:30pm, location & agenda TBD. Info: [email protected].
Northeastern University Task Force meeting, tentatively Tues., April 30, 6pm, location tbd. Info: 918-4438.
Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont St. Info: 566-6565.
Community Alliance of Mission Hill, agenda to be announced, third Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30pm, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave. Info: [email protected].
Mission Hill Crime Committee, meet and discuss crime issues with police, elected officials and college administrators, usually fourth Thursday of the month, 7pm, Mission Church Music Room, 1545 Tremont St. Info: 442-0080.
Money Matters, play performance as part of Boston High School Reality Fair, Thurs., April 11, 12:30pm, Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont St. Info: 864-8700.
U.S. Senate candidate forum, featuring Democrats Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey, with Republican candidates invited, sponsored by RoxVOTE and MassVOTE, Sat., April 20, 4pm, Media Arts Center, Roxbury Community College, 1234 Columbus Ave. Info: roxvote.org/849-6321.
TEDxFenway: The Ecology of a Great City, Wed., April 24, 11am-5pm, Northeastern University Fenway Center, 77 St. Stephen St. Info: ted.com/tedx/events/8428.
Neighborhood yard sale, Sat. May 18, 10am-4pm, rain date Sun., May 19, 650 Huntington Ave.
10th annual Reflection in Action: building healthy communities celebration, city-wide student competition in visual, written and performing arts and a day of celebrating legacy and healthy living, Mon., June 3, Harvard Medical School, Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur. Info: reflectioninaction.org.
Mission Main Tenant Task Force, the task force board requests residents’ help and input, third Monday of each month, 6-8pm, Mission Main Community Room, 43 Smith St. Info: 708-8515.
Recording Studio, Sociedad Latina’s Music Clubhouse has a high-quality recording studio and beatmaking lab available for the community. 1530 Tremont St. Info/Scheduling: Joe Stephen, 442-4299/sociedadlatina.org.
Parker Hill Branch Library, Thurs., April 11, 1:30pm: “The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by Alan Bradley. Thurs., May 9, 1:30pm: “The Beginner’s Goodbye” by Anne Tyler. 497 Tremont St. Info: Becky Manos, 427-3820.
Author reading, former Mission Hill resident Randy Susan Meyers reads from “The Comfort of Lies,” May 8, 11am, Mission Park, Flynn Kitchen, 805 Huntington Ave. Info: [email protected].
Movies at the Museum of Fine Arts, for current listings and ticket prices, visit mfa.org. Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave.
Portraits of Purpose: A Tribute to Leadership, photos by Don West, through April 17, Gallery 360, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave. Info: donwestfoto.com.
John Crowe retrospective, career highlights of MassArt professor, April 9-24, public reception Wed., April 17, 6pm, Arnheim Gallery, 621 Huntington Ave. Info: 879-7550.
“Samurai!” at MFA, exhibit including armor, April 14-August 4, 465 Huntington Ave. Info: mfa.org.
Parker Hill Branch Library, April 5, 10am: adult arts group. April 11, 4pm: the magic of paper weaving. April 18, 1pm: Big Ryan’s tall tales, ages 3-9. April 23, 10:30am: preschool music with Scott Kepnes. April 24, 10:30am: Sprouting workshop for adults, by Revision Urban Farms. May 14, 10:30am: Music with Sarah for preschoolers. Tuesdays, 10:30am: preschool storytime. Thursdays, 3-5pm: open art. Monday-Thursday, 3:30-5:30pm: homework help. Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St. Info: Becky Manos, 427-3820.
Music Classes, group classes for ages 8-21 on Saturdays, 9 am-2pm. Classes are taught by professionals and include drums, voice, keyboard, guitar, bass, and beatmaking. Ensemble opportunities are also available. Sociedad Latina Music Clubhouse, 1530 Tremont St. Info/Registration: Joe Stephen, 442-4299/www.sociedadlatina.org.
ABCD Child Care Choices for Boston, parents looking for quality affordable care for their children, child-care providers seeking technical assistance and parents with special situations like children with disabilities can call 542-5437 for referrals and information.
Arts and Crafts Classes at RTH, Weds. mornings, 10am-noon, Flynn House Kitchen, 805 Huntington Ave, 1st Floor. Info: Laura Adams, 566-4025/[email protected].
Parker Hill Branch Library, Fri., April 12, 1:30pm: Madame C. J. Walker, dramatic presentation by Gwendolyn Quezaire Presutti. Wed., April 24, 10:30am: Revision Urban Farms presents a Sprouting Workshop for Adults. Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St. Info: Becky Manos, 427-3820.
Mission Main Concerned Residents Committee, informational meeting about purchasing apartment insurance, dinner will be served, April 18, 6pm, Mission Main COmmunity Room, 43 Smith St. Info: 708-8141.
ESOL and citizenship classes, offered by RTH. Beginning ESOL, Mon. & Fri., 7:30-9pm. English for workplace, Tues. & Thurs., 7:30-9pm. Advanced ESOL, Fri 5:30-7pm, Sat. 7:30-9pm. Citizenship class, Tues. & Thurs., 2:30-4pm. Flynn conference room, 805 Huntington Ave. Info: 232-0400/[email protected].
Free Fitness Classes at RTH, Aerobics: Saturday mornings, 9:00am; Yoga: Saturday mornings, 9:45am, Parks Community Building, 2 New Whitney Street. Info: Laura Adams, 566-4025/[email protected].
Quit Smoking, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is offering inexpensive weekly classes with flexible schedules, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St. $10/session. Info: 632-2099/www.dana-farber.org/quit-smoking-class.
Fitness Classes, certified fitness instructor and Hill resident Victoria Nadel teaches classes Mondays, 6:30pm; work on your abs, Wednesdays, 12pm; Yoga, Thursdays, 6pm. Childcare provided. $8 members, $15 non-members, Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St. info: 635-5216.
Grief Support Services, Samaritans provide services for community members who have lost loved ones to suicide, including the support group SafePlace, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7-9pm, JCRT radiology conference room, 5th Floor, Shapiro Building at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Info: Kim Kates 536-2460.
Congressman Mike Capuano, members of Capuano’s staff, 4th Tuesday of the month, 4-5pm, Ula Café, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain. Info: [email protected].
Neighborhood Coordinator from The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, Shaina Aubourg, 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 3:30-5:30pm, Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St. Info: 635-2679.
Tobin Community Center
1481 Tremont St., yearly membership: seniors 55+ free, family & adults $20, teens 13-17 $10, 12 and under $5. Info: 635-5216/ TobinCommunityCenter.org.
Boy Scouts, for grades 1-5, Fridays, 4-5:30pm, $30. Alana Hylton, 615-0004 x306.
Preschool, DEEC-licensed program ages 2.9-5, 7:30am-5:30pm, Private and subsidized slots available, vouchers accepted. Info: 635-4920.
After-school, ages 6-13, M-F, 2-6pm, $42 per month plus membership. Homework help, tutoring, sports, arts, computers.
Youth Connection, meet with Youth Workers and interact with other youths 9-19 years old, plan activities and have your voice heard, Mon.-Fri., 4-8pm, $10/year.
Youth Gym/Fitness, Flag football, floor hockey, open gym. Karate ages 6-16, Mondays & Wednesdays, 4-6pm, $25 uniform fee; Skills & Drills coed basketball, ages 6-14, Saturdays 9am-noon, $25 includes breakfast, and T-shirt; weight room, ages 14-17, Mon.-Fri., 4-6pm; Baseball/Softball for ages 9-15, Fridays 7:30-9pm, Saturdays 4-7pm.
Adult/Family Fitness, Adult Karate, Mondays 6:30-8:30pm, free with membership; Family Karate, all ages, Saturdays 9:30-11am, free with membership; Adult Yoga, Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm, free with membership; Boxing, Saturdays 1-2pm, $15 and membership; Men’s Basketball League Wednesdays, 6-9pm, $20 plus membership; Weight room, Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon & 6-9pm, free with membership; Cardio Kickboxing, Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, free with membership.
Computer Lab, Adult Open Access for email and document creation, Mon.-Fri., 11am-1pm; Youth Open Access for ages 8-18, Fridays, 2-5pm.
Senior Activities, free for adults 55 and over. Legacy Project, grassroots advocacy and education effort. Join the planning committee and create activities by and for seniors. Info: Carmen Pola, 820-1089.
Boston Partners in Education, seeks volunteers to help out in Boston Public Schools, either in classrooms, one-on-one, or in small groups. One-hour-a-week commitment. Info: 451-6145/www.bostonpartners.org.
Need Volunteers? Nonprofit orgs can post listings for volunteer positions at the Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences web site, www.mcphs.edu. Look for “MCPHS In the Community” in the “About MCPHS” section.
FriendshipWorks, matches volunteers with frail elders and adults with disabilities in Greater Boston Visit for coffee, go for a walk, or help with shopping. Info: 482-1510/[email protected].
Road To Recovery, American Cancer Society needs local residents to drive cancer patients to and from treatment. Info: 800-227-2345/www.cancer.org.
The Problem Properties Task Force deals with student-related issues occurring Thurs.-Sat. between 11:45pm and 3:45am, report to 504-7003. For immediate issues at other times, call 911 or email [email protected].
BRA Board Meetings, broadcast live on Boston’s government access channel, Comcast 24/RCN 13, and available for streaming video at www.cityofboston.gov/cable/live.asp.
$5 Million Reward, for information leading directly to the return of 13 works of art stolen two decades ago from the Gardner Museum. Anonymous tips can be mailed to 280 The Fenway. Info: Anthony Amore, Director of Security: 278-5114.
Purchase Compost Bins and Kitchen Scrap Buckets, from the city at the Boston Building Materials Co-op, Mon.-Sat., 9am-3pm. Buckets $10, Bins $35. Discounts available while supplies last. Info: 635-4959.
To Request a Recycling Bin, or learn more about recycling, go to www.cityofboston.gov/publicworks/recycling.