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Community Events: March 2021

By S-L Street Team Member Alexandra Fryman & Annie Lancos

Looking for something fun to do in March? Check out these awesome events you can safely attend!


Lights in the Necklace

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What? Lights in the Necklace is a celebration of Boston’s historic parks and bridges. Visitors can come to see the bridges along the Emerald Necklace lit up and glowing emerald. For more information, click here.

Where? The Emerald Necklace.

When? Daily through March 13, from dusk to 9pm EST.

Cost? Free!


Home: A Poetry Reading, Open Mic, and Workshop Series

What?  You can participate in the HOME poetry reading, open mic, and workshop series in partnership with Haley House and led by Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola. The program features a poetry reading and open mic on the first Friday of the month, and is followed by a writing workshop the following Saturday. This month’s featured poet is Monica Sok! Find more details and registration information here!

Where? This is an online event.

When? Reading and open mic on Friday, March 5th at 7:30 pm EST. Workshop on Saturday, March 6th from 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST.

Cost? Free with registration!


Henry Hampton Stories: His Life, Work, and Legacy in Roxbury and Beyond

What?  Join a panel of community speakers in collaboration with the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry for a reflection on the life of Henry Hampton, a notable figure in the Roxbury community. Find more information here, no registration is required!

Where? This is an online event.

When? Tuesday March 9th, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm EST.

Cost? Free!


Dr. Esther Choo — Racism as a Public Health Crisis

What?  Join renowned physician and science communicator Dr. Esther Choo in collaboration with the BPL for a discussion on the challenges to health equity presented by COVID-19. Find more information and registration details here!

Where? This is an online event.

When? Tuesday March 9th, 2021 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm EST.

Cost? Free with registration!


Lets Talk About It: Combating Imposter Syndrome

What? Join Womxn at Work for a panel discussion on imposter syndrome. Whether you are a co-op student or a young professional, many people feel that they don’t deserve recognition at work, which impacts their performance. Learn how to navigate these hindering thoughts by registering for the event here.

Where?  This is an online event.

When? Wednesday, March 10 from 3 pm – 4:30 pm EST.

Cost? Free with registration!


Confronting Racial Injustice: Redlining: From Slavery to $8 in 400 Years

What? The Boston Federal Reserve recently found that the median net worth for Black families in Boston was $8 while the median net worth for White families was $250,000. This event explores the impact of the home ownership gap developed through a history of redlining and discriminatory housing practices and what we can do about it. Click here for more information. 

Where?  This is an online event.

When? Thursday, March 11 from 6 pm – 7 pm EST.

Cost? Free with registration!


ART X MUSIC with the Isabella Gardner Museum

What? Join the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in celebrating art and music. Isabella collected many instruments that are still housed in the museum today. Dr. Ashley Jackson will be playing the harp in Isabella’s Little Salon to bring the music alive. To register, click here.

Where? This is an online event.

When? Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 5:30 pm -6:30 pm EST.

Cost? Free with registration!


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