Celebration of Negro Spirituals: Impact on 21st Century American Life
Will be held from Noon-9 p.m. at MassBay Community College, Wellesley Hills Campus, Wellesley. The program is divided into 3 parts: 1) afternoon educational program for invited students Noon-5 p.m.; 2) Meal and Informal interaction; 3) Public Concert: All invited. Students: Free. Adults: $10. Honoring John Work Chorale, featuring the New England Spiritual Singers, and Myrtle Baptist Church Spiritual Singers. Please call 508-875-9966 or 508-879-1848 to sign up your youth group for participation. SPACE IS LIMITED.
Art in Our Neighborhood: Corita Kent and The Rainbow Gas Tank
The Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) and Dorchester Historical Society (DHS) present a panel discussion on the art of Corita Kent and the history of the Rainbow Gas Tank, from 7-9 p.m. at the Savin Hill Yacht Club, 400 Morrissey Blvd., in Dorchester. The event is free and open to the public, and is part of the annual Dorchester Open Studios event being held the same weekend. For more information, call 617-839-6734 or visit www.thedac.org.
Just US Harvest Fair
Just US Senior Fellowship of Eliot Congregational Church of Roxbury invites you to our 3rd Annual Harvest Fair. It will be held from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. We are located at Walnut Avenue and Dale Street in Roxbury. We welcome you to share this festive occasion with us. For more information contact Cheryl at 857-891-3025.
Young Brothers . . .
Can you tie a tie?
If not come to The Blue Oasis Saturday between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to learn. The Blue Oasis is located in Mr. G’s Plaza, Washington St., Dudley Square, Roxbury. Come as you are. Free ties and instructions will be provided for you to take home. A suit and tie is an essential part of your wardrobe when interviewing for employment. Let us help you take that step to a more confident you. Call if you have questions: 617-445-5412.
SAT., OCTOBER 27
Flea Market at Marcella Park
Hawthorne Community Center invites smart shoppers to find fantastic bargains at the last Flea Market of the season, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Roxbury’s Marcella Park. Call 617-427-0613 for vendor and other information.
SUN. OCTOBER 28
Halloween Activity Festival
Hawthorne Community Center invites children of all ages to a Halloween Activity Festival featuring pumpkin carving, face painting, games, contests, crafts, and other surprises at Roxbury’s Marcella Park from 3-5 p.m. 50 cent donation for all activities. Call 617-427-0613 for rain or windy day location.
MON., OCTOBER 29
Join us for ghoulish games, freaky fun, frightening food, and spooky tattoos by Ginny Colangelo. Free and open to the public. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of Lower Mills Branch Library. Lower Mills Branch Library, 27 Richmond St., Dorchester. 617-298-7841.
TUES., OCTOBER 30
PUBLISHING NIGHTMARES: Writers Share Scary Publishing Experiences
Three writers share their worst experiences with editors and publishers. A good way to spend the day before Halloween. Free and open to the public. Presented by The National Writers Union and Grub Street. 6:30-8 p.m. Chapel of Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St., Boston (Arlington T Stop). For more information: www.nwuboston.org or Barbara Beckwith 617-868-3143, firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURS., NOVEMBER 1
Liz Walker Journey Productions Presents: “A Glory from the God”
Liz Walker Journey Productions is pleased to announce the world premiere of “A Glory from the God,” a documentary that shows how one woman’s energy can ignite a movement to change the world. The film profiles Boston minister and pediatrician Gloria White-Hammond whose commitment to support families in Darfur, Sudan has swept her to the frontlines of the battle to end the 21st century’s first genocide.The premiere will be held at the Boston Public Library, Rabb Lecture Hall, 7-8 p.m. The film is open to the public. Reservations for the film can be made at www.lizwalkerjourney