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Free Drop-In Homework Help
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Monday, September 18, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30pm

Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by trained, high-achieving high school students. Homework Help is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., September 18 through May 24. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration is required.
Program is not available on Boston Public School holidays, early-release days, or long weekends.
Homework Help mentor trainings provided by Harvard University's Public School Partnerships Team, the developers of SmartTalk, a program that uses research-based tools, strategies, and resources to support students during homework time.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Homework Help
Cost: Free

When: Dec 11, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
ESL Conversation Group
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:15 – 7:45pm

Practice speaking English with other adult ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker. If you have questions about these groups, please call 617.859.2446 or email mtheroux@bpl.org or mmurray@bpl.org.

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Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: ESOL
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults

When: Dec 11, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Get in Shape with Martial Arts!
Practicing martial arts is a great way to get in shape and boost your confidence! Try a complimentary class and see for yourself. Perfect for beginners. Register here or call us to reserve your space: 617-327-5100

When: Dec 12, 2017 7pm in West Roxbury, MA
One-on-One Computer Assistance
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 3 – 4pm

One-On-One Computer Assistance Wednesdays from 3-4pm. Please call
617-325-3147 to reserve a 30-minute informal session with a librarian. Bring your device or use a library laptop (library card required). Beginners are welcome.

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Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Computers/Technology
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Dec 13, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Why Race and Money Are the Same Topic

Mark your calendars for the first of a Ujima lecture series exploring the intersections of race and finance. We are excited to kick off the series with a talk from Phil Thompson, “Why Race and Money Are the Same Topic!”

Actress, writer, and comedian Obehi Janice will open the talk with a reading of a scene from an original composition.

The talk will take place, Wednesday, December 13th, 6:00pmFirst Church of Roxbury, Putnam Hall. The talk will cover the history of collateral and more!

This talk is free and open to the public. We are accepting donations.

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J. Phillip Thompson is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Politics at MIT. Phil also heads the Health Working Group at the School of Architecture and Planning (and Media Lab) at MIT. Phil’s research focuses on black politics, community development, and political economy.

Outside of campus he works with labor unions, community groups, and local government officials on strategies and policies for economic and social justice.

Phil earned a PhD in Political Science from the City University of New York Graduate Center, a Masters degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College in New York, and a B.A. in Sociology from Harvard University.


Obehi Janice will read a scene from her play Ole White Sugar Daddy.

To learn more about Ole White Sugar Daddy: http://www.wbur.org/radioboston/2017/05/26/obehi-janice-play

OBEHI JANICE is an award-winning actress, writer and comedian.

A graduate of Georgetown University, Obehi was named “Boston’s Best Actress” by The Improper Bostonian in 2014. She works on stage, screen and as a voice actress in video games, radio, and commercials.

She has garnered esteem and recognition from American Theatre Magazine, Bustle, WBUR, DigBoston, WGBH, For Harriet, and The Boston Globe. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and Actors’ Equity Association.

Obehi is originally from Lowell, MA.

Why Race and Money Are the Same Topic

Wednesday, December 13th, 6:00pm,

First Church of Roxbury, Putnam Hall

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When: Dec 13, 2017 6pm in West Roxbury, MA
Walk-in Preschool Story Time
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Friday, December 15, 2017, 10 – 10:40am

For ages 3-5. Stories, songs, and finger plays.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Story Time
Cost: Free

When: Dec 15, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Beginning Senior Yoga
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 3 – 4pm

Hands to Heart Center's Senior Yoga Classes incorporate gentle touch, gradual stretching, connected breathing, deep relaxation and community building. Chairs and props are provided to keep everyone safe and supported--no need to bring a yoga mat and absolutely no yoga experience is required. Please sign up at the West Roxbury Branch or call 617-325-3147.

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Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Health / Fitness
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Dec 19, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Drop-in Knitting
Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30pm

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Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Dec 19, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA
Troop 7 Holiday Dinner 2017
Join Troop 7 for our Annual Holiday Dinner.  Help us celebrate another successful scouting season.  As in past years we will have a catered dinner from our friends at Pats Pizza and Catering in Dorchester. This year ticket sales are only available to purchase either online or in person at the December 5th and 12th Scout meetings. We will need final numbers and payments by December 12th so please respond ASAP, no exceptions  We cannot and will not accept payments at the door or after December 12th.  

When: Dec 19, 2017 7pm in West Roxbury, MA
Book Discussion Group
West Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library
1961 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30am

Join our book discussion group! We will be reading When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Our meetings take place in the Lecture Hall and begin at 10:30 a.m. New members are always welcome. Join our membership list for up-to-date information via e-mail.

LibraryWest Roxbury
Neighborhood: West Roxbury
Type of Event: Book Group
Cost: Free
Audience: Adults, Seniors

When: Dec 20, 2017 12am in West Roxbury, MA