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Community Events: May and June 2021

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

Looking for something fun to do over Summer 1? Check out these awesome events you can safely attend!

Boston Open Market at Copley Square

What? The New England Open Market is coming to Copley Square on May 1, 2021! From May-November, every Saturday will feature small businesses and vendors from all around New England. Shoppers can chat with independent store owners about handmade wares. For more information about the Market, click here

Where? Copley Square, Boston

When? Opening Saturday, May 1, 2021 11:00am – 5:00pm EST until November 2021

Cost? Free!

SoWa Farmers Market 2021

What?  The SoWa Farmers Market is returning for the 2021 season starting in May! Each Sunday the marker will feature local farms and artists who will bring fresh produce, cooking and kitchen goods, bath and body products and other handmade goods. Find more information here!

Where? SoWa Boston 460 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA

When? Sundays, 11:00am – 3:00pm EST from May 2nd – October 31st, 2021

Cost? Free!

Out Here 4: More Stories of Homelessness and Transition from the Streets of Downtown Boston

What?  The Black Seed Writers Group is partnering with the Boston Public Library to share poetry and protest from the streets of Downtown Boston. This is the fourth event of the series and features founder and editor James Parker amongst a community of strong creatives. For more information, click here.

Where? This is an online event.

When? Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:00am – 12:00pm EST

Cost? Free!

The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness

What? This event run by the Museum of Science features author Sarah Ramey’s memoir about how seemingly minor illnesses went untreated by doctors and turned into a devastating condition. Ramey’s memoir aims to help millions of women around the world who suffer from misdiagnosed conditions and raise awareness of problems in our medical system. For more details and registration information, click here

Where? This is an online event.

When? Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:00pm – 8:30pm EST

Cost? Free with registration!

Stop Asian Hate Public Concert

What? Da Xix is bringing music to Copley Square in a fundraising public performance to Stop Asian Hate. All proceeds will go to an AAPI organization to help communities in Boston. The concert will feature various singers, dancers, and musicians. For more information, click here.

Where? Copley Square, Boston

When? Saturday, May 22, 2021 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST

Cost? Free! Cash donations are encouraged.

Active Allyship | How To Show Up For Your Trans Colleagues And Friends

What? Join the General Assembly as a part of their Pride Summit to discuss paths for action and accountability within the LGBTQQIA+ Community. Find more details and registration information here!

Where? This is an online event.

When? Thursday June 3rd, 2021 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST

Cost? Free with registration!

Paula Peters — The True Cost of Colonization: American History from an Indigenous Perspective

What? Join the BPL as a part of their Repairing America Series for a conversation with scholar and advocate, Paula Peters, where she will discuss the impact of colonization in the Massachusetts area. Find more details and registration information here!

Where? This is an online event.

When? Wednesday June 9th, 2021 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST

Cost? Free with registration!

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