The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues., April 2 for the issue April 5. Email listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given.
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.
Mission Hill Neighborhood Crime Committee, meets on the last Thursday of each month at 7 pm, Mission Church Music Room, 1545 Tremont Street.
$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.
Recording Studio, Sociedad Latina’s Music Clubhouse has a high-quality recording studio and beatmaking lab available for the community. Tremont St. Info/Scheduling: Josh Snyder 617.442.4299
Ballroom dancing, offered by RTH, Sundays, 7:30-9pm, 2 New Whitney St., 1st floor. Info: 232-0400/[email protected]
Museum of Fine Arts
Regular hours are Saturday through Tuesday, 10 am–5 pm, and Wednesday through Friday, 10 am–10 pm.
In March, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents concerts featuring musicians ranging in genre and influences:
BELLS ATLAS | The Oakland-based Bells Atlas performs at the Museum on March 8, blending R&B, psychedelia, jazz and pop. Channeling at once the lo-fi beats of Tune-Yards and the sighing lullabies of Sade, the band’s alchemic music invites listeners to think and feel about life, death and the fluid in-between.
DREAMERS’ CIRCUS | The Scandinavian trio Dreamers’ Circus, which has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in Nordic world music, make their North American premiere at the MFA on March 27. Approaching arrangement from the standpoint of innovation, the group’s members—Nikolaj Busk and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen of Denmark, and Ale Carr of Sweden—invent new forms from traditions of folk music in Denmark, Sweden and Iceland, and the far reaches of the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Parker Hill Branch Library
The Parker Hill Branch Library has the following upcoming program:
Percussion & Flute Duo
Saturday, April 6, 12:00 pm
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra in partnership with the Boston Public Library presents the MOSAIC (Musical Opportunities Supporting Arts In Communities) Concert Series.
MOSAIC concerts are 60-minute free, fun, fresh, and educational musical experiences for everyone. Each session includes discussion of the music, opportunities to ask questions, meet the musicians, and a chance to try to play these instruments in our Instrument Petting Zoo.
Book Discussion Group The Parker Hill Branch Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of every month.
Yoga for Older Adults The Parker Hill Branch Library presents Saturday yoga classes for adults ages 55 and older. Wear clothes that you can move in comfortably. Yoga mats and props will be provided. All experience levels are welcome.This program is made possible by the Mission Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Trust and the New England Baptist Hospital. Saturdays, 10:00 am
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: Laura Londoño, number is 617.398.7447 email: [email protected]
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]
Weekly Bilingual Cantonese-English chat, practice Cantonese language skills with native speakers and others, must request Harvard building access permission 2 days in advance, Friday 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]
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.
Sociedad Latina has opened its doors as a BPSCares Pop-Up Welcome Center every Thursday and Friday from 10:00am-4:00pm. Newly-arrived families from Puerto Rico and the Caribbean affected by Hurricane Maria will receive assistance on registering for school, registering for FEMA disaster relief, Mass Health, SNAP benefits, and obtain access to other resources to get settled in Boston. For more information, contact [email protected]
$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.