Hill Agenda, July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 1 for the Aug. 4 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.

Meetings

95 St. Alphonsus Street Public Meeting, for Wingate Companies’ proposal to redevelop an existing parking garage at 95 St. Alphonsus Street into a 6 story, 111,665 square foot, 115 unit residential building. See the development project page for more information.
 
Time: 07/10/2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
. 670 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor.

Impact Advisory Group Meeting, For 95 St. Alphonsus St. Please note that the purpose of this meeting is different than that of a traditional community meeting. As part of the development review process, Impact Advisory Group (IAG) members work closely with BPDA staff to identify the impacts of a project and recommend appropriate community benefits to offset those impacts. IAG meetings prioritize discussion between the project proponent (i.e. the developer) and IAG members.
 07/17/2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
, 670 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor. Tim Czerwienski
, Tim.Czerwienski@Boston.gov. 918.5303.

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 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.

Health/Fitness

Free Tai Chi classes, Kevin Fitzgerald Park, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6PM to 7PM. May through August. Classes open for everyone! Classes will be canceled for rain. Funded by Mission Hill Fenway Neighborhood Trust. Info: Kiele, kmauricio@missionhillnhs.org or 487-8690.

$2 bag of produce, $1 freshly baked loaves of bread, offered by Mission Hill Health Movement, no questions asked; as many bags as anyone wants to take, Wednesdays, 4-6pm, Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St. Info: 427-6919.

Walking for Our Health Group, Thursdays 10 AM.  Departs from 1534 Tremont St.  Join the Mission Hill Health Movement’s Walking Group for a weekly walk; for both beginner and advanced walkers. Call 427-6919.

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

Music /Dance/Art

HABITAT/ion, a multidisciplinary exhibition of alumni work inspired by the themes of habitat and/or habitation. Through a competitive jurying process, 86 works were selected out of 600 submissions, with artists representing MassArt alumni from 1954-2016. Bakalar Gallery, MassArt until July 15.

Everybody, Everything: Photographs by Andy Warhol, From 1958 until his death in 1987, Andy Warhol chronicled his daily life. This exhibition of Polaroid and black and white images offers a glimpse into Warhol’s obsessions and the fascinating world he built for himself in New York. Aug. 14-Oct. 21 in the President’s Gallery, MassArt.

Recording Studio, Sociedad Latina’s Music Clubhouse has a high-quality recording studio and beatmaking lab available for the community. 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/hhui@roxburytenants.org.

Museum of Fine Arts

Summer concerts in the courtyard, tickets on sale. Concerts from July 5-Aug. 30. Info: Grace Munns, 369-3045 or gmunns@mfa.org.

Night Shift, On July 8, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), is teaming up with Night Shift Brewing to celebrate the final night of Matisse in the Studio. The Museum will host extended hours, from 5 to 10 pm, giving visitors a last chance to see and toast the popular exhibition before it closes July 9. To mark the occasion, Night Shift Brewing’s “Matisse” beer—a limited-edition saison with lavender—will be on tap in the MFA’s New American Café.

Youth/Families

Sociedad Latina’s Academy for Latinos Achieving Success (ALAS), a program which provides students with transition coaching through their first two years of college. 1530 Tremont St. Contact Jade Franco, 442-4299 or jade@sociedadlatina.org.

Workshops/groups/talks

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/Maynard.Clark@gmail.com.

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/hhui@roxburytenants.org.

Office Hours

Councilor Zakim Neighborhood Office Hours, Fridays 8-9:30am at Mike’s Donuts, 1524 Tremont St. Sept. 22, Oct. 27.

Congressman Mike Capuano, members of Capuano’s staff, 4th Tuesday of the month, 4-5pm, Ula Café, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain. Info: Kate.Chang@mail.house.gov.

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.

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.

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

Closing of Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library: Sat. July 1 with the last day of service June 30. The branch will be closed for approximately one year for needed exterior and interior building repairs and improvements. Please visit the nearby Dudley Branch or one of BPL’s 23 other locations during the closure.

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.

Kristiana Gomez of Roxbury, MA (02120) recieved a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Arts Production from Emerson College.

Timothy Bateson of Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts was named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Mount Ida College

UMass Dartmouth, Selena Gonzalez, Carolin Bido Infante, Yovelys Alvarez Lara, and Amira Patterson were named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List.

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