Hill Agenda, March 6, 2014

The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, March 31 for the April 3 issue. Email listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

Meetings

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.

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. Celebrating 30th anniversary on March 26! Info: 442-0080.

LMA Forum, recurring meeting to discuss real estate developments in the LMA, every fourth Monday of the month, if necessary, location tbd. Info: [email protected]

Special Interest

Friends of the Parker Hill Branch Library annual book sale, books, CDs, DVDs, Sat., April 11, 9am-1:30pm, 1497 Tremont St. Info: 427-3820/[email protected]

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.

Specialty crop food show, connecting buyers & producers of local food, Tues., March 10, 8:30am-1:30pm, Northeastern University. Info: bit.ly/1KiHPwI.

Theater

Patria, Wentworth’s first theatrical production, based on life in the Japanese internment camps, March 16, 17, 6pm, Wentworth Watson Auditorium. Info: [email protected]

Health/Fitness

My Life, My Health workshop for adults who live with the daily challenges of one or more ongoing health conditions, Thursdays through March 12, 1pm, Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St. Info: 477-6616/[email protected]

Harvard Medical School mini-med schools for the public, 6pm. March 10: high tech med. March 31: was it something I ate? April 14: Music as medicine. April 28: diseases gone global. Space is limited, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur. RSVP: 432-3038.

Boston Brakers power soccer, practices 1st, 2nd, 3rd Saturdays of the month, noon-2pm, Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St. Info: facebook.com/bostonbreakers‎.

Women’s Health Group, first Tuesday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Hill Health Movement, 1534 Tremont St. Info: 739-2923.

Feet First, Mission Hill Health Movement walking group, Mondays at 11am, 714 Parker St., Info: 739-9751.

Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St., 427-3820. Saturdays, through March 28, 10am: yoga for older adults.

Music /Dance

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.

Ballroom dancing, offered by RTH, Sundays, 7:30-9pm, 2 New Whitney St., 1st floor. Info: 232-0400/[email protected]

Film

Movies at the Museum of Fine Arts, for current listings and ticket prices, visit mfa.org. Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave.

Free film series, every third Thursday at 6 pm at Mission Hill Health Movement, 1534 Tremont Street; every first Wednesday at 5 pm at the Flynn Kitchen at RTH, 805 Huntington Ave. Co-sponsored by MHHM and RTH. Info: 427-6919.

Art

Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., mfa.org. Gustav Klimt’s “Adam and Eve,” through April 27. Hollywood Glamour, fashion & jewelry from the silver screen: through March 8. Planes, Train and Automobiles, selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf collection, through May 10. “Landscape, Abstracted” through July 2017. Sonic Blossom, performance art by Lee Mingwei, March 11-April 9. Japanese photographers respond to 3/11, April 5-July 12. Photography by Herb Ritts, March 14-Nov. 8. Women in the Arts, March 11. “It’s All About the Frame,” exploring the untold tales of frames, March 19. Hokusai career retrospective, April 5-Aug. 9.

Color Fields, tribute to MassArt alumnus & professor Albert Munsell, inventor of Munsell color system, through March 7, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, 621 Huntington Ave. Info: [email protected]

Youth/Families

Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St., 427-3820. Thursdays, 3-7pm: drop-in art. Tuesdays, 10:30am: preschool storytime. Mon.-Thurs., 3:30-5:30pm: homework help. Info: 427-3820.

Workshops/tours

Weekly Bilingual Mandarin-English chat, practice Mandarin language skills with native speakers and others, must request Harvard building access permission 2 days in advance, Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave. Info: 615-9672/[email protected]

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 6-7:30pm, Sat. 7:30-9pm. Flynn conference room, 805 Huntington Ave. Citizenship class, Tues. & Thurs., 2:30-4pm, 2 New Whitney Street, 2nd floor. Info: 232-0400/[email protected]

Parker Hill Branch Library, 1497 Tremont St., 427-3820. Second Thursday or the month, 1:30pm: computer classes for beginners, starts Feb. 12.

Office Hours

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]

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz, March 26, 6-7pm, Mission Church, 1545 Tremont St.

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.

After-school, ages 6-12, M-F, Sept.-June, $60 per month plus membership.  Homework help, tutoring, sports, arts, computers. Info: 635-5216.

Youth Connection, meet with Youth Workers and interact with other youths 12-18 years old, plan activities and have your voice heard, Mon.-Fri., Sept.-June. Info: 319-0679.

MissionSAFE, leadership program for teens. Info: 319-0679.

Sports Camp, licensed sports for kids 6-13, M-F, 8am-4pm, $65/week. Register: 635-5217.

Youth Gym/Fitness, developmental basketball: kids 6-9, Sat., 9:30-11:30am. Info: 635-5216.

Adult/Family Fitness, Family kung-fu: ages 6+. Info: 635-5216. Adult tai chi: Mon., 6:30-7:30pm. Incidental zumba, boot camp, piloxing. Info: 635-5216.

Computer Lab, Open Access, Wed., 10am-1pm. Info: 635-5216.

Senior Activities, free for adults 55 and over. Tues. & Thurs., 10-11am.  Info: Carmen Pola, 820-1089.

Public Notices

Journalism Education Foundation of New England will award a number of $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and college students, application deadline March 20. Info: http://bit.ly/1wHhJ2W.

Fit Kits, provided by Sociedad Latina in partnership with the Boston Public Health Commission, include soccer balls, baseball bats and balls, jump ropes, hula hoops and other equipment. available until summer 2015 at Sociedad Latina and Tobin Community Center. Info: communityplanit.org/healthmatters.

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.

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