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Juneteenth Freedom Fest

June 30, 2024
2024-06-30T12:00:00 - 2024-06-30T16:00:00

Join us for a day of celebration, education, and community at the Boston Juneteenth Freedom Fest! This free public event commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and celebrates African American culture and contributions.

June 30, 2024
2024-06-30T12:00:00 - 2024-06-30T16:00:00
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Embrace Ideas Festival

June 18 - June 21, 2024
2024-06-18T10:00:00 - 2024-06-21T15:00:00

The City of Boston is proud to partner with Embrace: The Embrace Ideas Festival, a yearly celebration grounded in arts, ideas, culture, and public scholarship, leading up to the Juneteenth holiday. This multi-day gathering brings together local, state, and national leaders to amplify anti-racism and envision a transformed Boston by 2030.

The Embrace Ideas Festival features keynotes, panels, and live music, shining a light on interrupting zero-sum game thinking regarding racial justice and realizing a democracy worthy of us all. The annual Fest is intentionally wrapped around Juneteenth, an essential holiday we uplift for those who have long celebrated it and invite those who may not have had the opportunity yet to join us in building a new national "monument" together.

Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, arrived in Galveston, Texas, and declared the end of the Civil War, freeing all enslaved persons. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had been official for over two years, slavery persisted in areas beyond Union control. The Union's takeover of Texas effectively liberated the remaining slaves in the state, ending this specific form of slavery in America.

We look forward to coming together as a community for this momentous occasion and honoring this significant day in our history. Join us in celebrating Juneteenth and envisioning a more just and equitable future for all.

June 18 - June 21, 2024
2024-06-18T10:00:00 - 2024-06-21T15:00:00
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Embrace Ideas Festival

June 18 - June 21, 2024
2024-06-18T09:00:00 - 2024-06-21T15:00:00

The City of Boston is proud to partner with Embrace: The Embrace Ideas Festival, a yearly celebration grounded in arts, ideas, culture, and public scholarship, leading up to the Juneteenth holiday. This multi-day gathering brings together local, state, and national leaders to amplify anti-racism and envision a transformed Boston by 2030.

The Embrace Ideas Festival features keynotes, panels, and live music, shining a light on interrupting zero-sum game thinking regarding racial justice and realizing a democracy worthy of us all. Our annual Fest is intentionally wrapped around Juneteenth, an essential holiday we uplift for those who have long celebrated it and invite those who may not have had the opportunity yet to join us in building a new national "monument" together.

Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, arrived in Galveston, Texas, and declared the end of the Civil War, freeing all enslaved persons. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had been official for over two years, slavery persisted in areas beyond Union control. The Union's takeover of Texas effectively liberated the remaining slaves in the state, ending this specific form of slavery in America.

We look forward to coming together as a community for this momentous occasion and honoring this significant day in our history. Join us in celebrating Juneteenth and envisioning a more just and equitable future for all.

 

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June 18 - June 21, 2024
2024-06-18T09:00:00 - 2024-06-21T15:00:00
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Juneteenth Brunch and Flag Raising

June 17, 2024
2024-06-17T12:00:00 - 2024-06-17T13:30:00

Join us for a special Juneteenth celebration as the City of Boston officially observes this important holiday. We will commemorate Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when Union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, arrived in Galveston, Texas, and declared the end of the Civil War, freeing all enslaved persons. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had been official for over two years, slavery persisted in areas beyond Union control. The Union's takeover of Texas effectively liberated the remaining slaves in the state, ending this specific form of slavery in America. Juneteenth is a day to celebrate Black lives, honor our shared history, and recognize the enduring fight for freedom. We look forward to coming together as a community for this momentous occasion.

June 17, 2024
2024-06-17T12:00:00 - 2024-06-17T13:30:00
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Juneteenth Joy 2024

June 15, 2024
2024-06-15T10:00:00 - 2024-06-15T15:00:00

Hyde Park's fourth annual community-wide, family friendly, Juneteenth Celebration is planned for Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Martini Hatch Shell on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park. The event is titled Juneteenth Joy: Focus on Freedom and is a mixture of performances, vendors, exhibits and speakers. Central to the event will be dancing! In the event of rain, the event will be moved to The New Mission High School in Hyde Park. Free giveaways ONLY to those who register in advance. You can also register to do a part of our special taste testing to select your Favorite collard greens, red velvet cake and Juneteenth Themed ice cream courtesy of Ben and Jerry's.

 

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June 15, 2024
2024-06-15T10:00:00 - 2024-06-15T15:00:00
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Sesión Informativa de Apoyo y Recursos Empresariales

Únase El Equipo de Pequeñas Empresas, Ciudad de Boston (The Small Business Team, City of Boston) para un sesion informativa de apoyo y recursos empresariales organizadas en español para apoyar a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas de habla hispana en Jamaica Plain.

June 24, 2024
2024-06-24T10:00:31 - 2024-06-24T13:00:00

En este evento podrás:

  • Obtenga respuestas a sus preguntas de negocios
  • Obtenga más información sobre recursos valiosos
  • Conéctese con otros propietarios de pequeñas empresas
  • Recibir información en su idioma nativo

Se anima a asistir a propietarios de pequeñas empresas, aspirantes a empresarios y miembros de la comunidad interesados ​​en recursos empresariales.


INFORMATIONAL BUSINESS RESOURCE AND SUPPORT SESSION

Join the Small Business Team, City of Boston for an informational business resources and support sessions hosted in Spanish to support Spanish-speaking small business owners in Jamaica Plain.

At this event, you can:

  • Get answers to your business questions
  • Learn about valuable resources
  • Connect with other small business owners
  • Receive information in your native language

Small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and community members interested in business resources are encouraged to attend!

June 24, 2024
2024-06-24T10:00:31 - 2024-06-24T13:00:00
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Sesión Informativa de Apoyo y Recursos Empresariales

Únase El Equipo de Pequeñas Empresas, Ciudad de Boston (The Small Business Team, City of Boston) para un sesion informativa de apoyo y recursos empresariales organizadas en español para apoyar a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas de habla hispana en East Boston.

June 10, 2024
2024-06-10T10:00:45 - 2024-06-10T13:00:00

En este evento podrás:

  • Obtenga respuestas a sus preguntas de negocios
  • Obtenga más información sobre recursos valiosos
  • Conéctese con otros propietarios de pequeñas empresas
  • Recibir información en su idioma nativo

Se anima a asistir a propietarios de pequeñas empresas, aspirantes a empresarios y miembros de la comunidad interesados ​​en recursos empresariales.


INFORMATIONAL BUSINESS RESOURCE AND SUPPORT SESSION

Join the Small Business Team, City of Boston for an informational business resources and support sessions hosted in Spanish to support Spanish-speaking small business owners in East Boston.

At this event, you can:

  • Get answers to your business questions
  • Learn about valuable resources
  • Connect with other small business owners
  • Receive information in your native language

Small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and community members interested in business resources are encouraged to attend!

June 10, 2024
2024-06-10T10:00:45 - 2024-06-10T13:00:00
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A Reading and Discussion of "Dot Girl" by Linda Carney-Goodrich

Join us for this free literary event at Boston's Civic Pavilion!

June 12, 2024
2024-06-12T19:00:24 - 2024-06-12T21:00:00

The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture is proud to present an evening featuring local author Linda Carney-Goodrich, with readings from Danielle Legros Georges, Anne Pluto, and Michael McInnis. The evening will be hosted by Michael Patrick MacDonald and feature musical guest Mr. Curt.

Join us on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 7 - 9 p.m. at Boston's Civic Pavilion on City Hall Plaza (at the intersection of Hanover St and Congress St, across from the Boston Public Market).

RSVP

 

Flyer for "A Reading and Discussion of Dot Girl by Linda Carney-Goodrich"

June 12, 2024
2024-06-12T19:00:24 - 2024-06-12T21:00:00
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CPA Meet And Greet Hosted By City Councilor Julia Mejia (Virtual)

Join us on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, from 12 - 1:30 p.m.

June 25, 2024
2024-06-25T12:00:00 - 2024-06-25T13:30:00

Please join us for the 2025 funding round Virtual Meet and Greet hosted by City Councilor Julia Mejia! Meet the Community Preservation Act (CPA) team and learn more about:

  • the CPA process
  • the state statute
  • preserving your neighborhood
  • application requirements, and
  • the evaluation process.

Our goal is to educate all residents and organizations about the Community Preservation Act. 

Please register using the link below: 

June 25, 2024
2024-06-25T12:00:00 - 2024-06-25T13:30:00
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CPA Meet And Greet Hosted By City Councilor Gabriela Coletta (Virtual)

Join us on Thursday, June 20, 2024, from 12 - 1:30 p.m.

June 20, 2024
2024-06-20T12:00:00 - 2024-06-20T13:30:00

Please join us for the 2025 funding round Virtual Meet and Greet hosted by City Councilor Gabriela Coletta! Meet the Community Preservation Act (CPA) team and learn more about:

  • the CPA process
  • the state statute
  • preserving your neighborhood
  • application requirements, and
  • the evaluation process.

Our goal is to educate all residents and organizations about the Community Preservation Act. 

Please register using the link below: 

June 20, 2024
2024-06-20T12:00:00 - 2024-06-20T13:30:00
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