East Boston Tech Meetup
The purpose of the East Boston Tech Meetup is to build a community of people currently working in tech or those aspiring to move into a tech career who live or work in East Boston. These meetings will be held in the heart of Maverick Landing conveniently located steps from the Maverick T station, in the Maverick Landing Meeting House at 31 Liverpool Street.
The Friends of the East Boston Library
Invite you to our
May 17, from 6-7:45 at the East Boston Library
365 Bremen Street, East Boston
*Enjoy Refreshments and mingle with friends and neighbors
*Listen to the music of Mr. Ed Meradith and our wonderful Touch of Class Singers
*Enjoy a dramatic reading by Kathleen Monteleone of the poem Invictus, written in 1875 by William Ernest Henley
*Preview the Pirate Dhow a Frederick Leonard King painting from The History of Shipping series before its restoration
And participate in our Silent Auction and book sale
All proceeds go to support our local library programming
East Boston Branch Library
Check out What’s Happening at the East Boston Branch Library
EAST BOSTON POP-UP CHOIR
A free 8-week choral program for children ages 7-12
Through May 24
Mondays and Thursdays from 5-6pm
East Boston Library – 356 Bremen Street, Boston, MA 02128
The Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) is excited to expand our programs to the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library! Geared towards children ages 7-12, these 8 weeks will be packed with skill-building, cultural exchange, and tons of fun, culminating in two performances in May. The East Boston Choir will perform in BCC’s Season Finale Concert at Dorchester’s Strand Theatre on Sunday, May 20 and in a community concert at the East Boston Library on Thursday, May 24.
For more information, please contact Jana Hieber at 617-245-6043 or [email protected] Or visit our website at http://www.bostonchildrenschorus.org/our-programs/east-boston
For information any of these programs, call or come in to the East Boston Branch Library, 365 Bremen Street, (617) 569-0271.
Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Meeting Agenda
Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association P&Z AgendaWednesday May 16, 2018 7pm
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Training Building
250 Sumner Street
AGENDA (subject to change)
277 Webster Street: 1st appearance. Proposal to expand living space into basement and construct new rear decks. Attorney Diane Modica.
159-165 Everett Street: 2nd appearance. Proposal to combine lots and erect a 9 unit residential dwelling with parking. Attorney Richard Lynds.
9-15 Webster Avenue: 2nd appearance with changes to the following proposal: Proposal to erect vertical, fourth floor addition on existing building at 11-15 Webster Ave. to create a 6-unit residential building. Build new 3-unit, 4-story residential building on vacant lot at 9 Webster Ave. Project includes a total of 9 residential units. No parking proposed. Attorney Mark Lacasse.
Narrow Gauge Tunnel Lots: Discussion of potential development on four vacant lots between Maverick and Everett, Everett and Sumner, Sumner and Webster and Webster and Marginal. Developer: MG2, Attorney Richard Lynds.
Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association Board of Directors:
Renee Scalfani | Dan Bailey | Cindy Baxter | Mary Cole | Andrew Gelling
Boston Public Library’s free homework help underway
Boston Public Library’s free Homework Help program began and runs through May 24, 2018, offering free afterschool help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students at most BPL locations across the city. The program, offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30 -5:30 p.m. is open to students in grades K-8; no registration required. Boston Teacher’s Union (BTU) tutors are also available during select weekdays from 4-6 p.m. for students in Grades K-12. Visit www.bpl.org/homework for complete information. Most homework help mentors and program participants are Boston Public Schools students, though it is open to all, and BTU tutors are either current or retired Boston Public Schools teachers.
Tech goes home
Tech Goes Home is a computer based program with the goal of ensure that all low-come residents of Greater Boston are equipped with the tools, training, and access to support 21st-century skills development. The TGH program offers resident the ability to improve their quality of life as new member of the online community.
What’s included for Boston residents?
- 15 Hours of Computer training
- A web based curriculum designed to help you access resources throughout the Internet.
- The option to purchase a brand new computer for just $50
- Help accessing significantly discounted high-speed Internet for qualified participants
If you interested in participating or have any questions,Speak to a staff at ABCD East Boston APAC or Call 617-567-8857
LEARN ITALIAN FREE
The class will be held at Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard St., Winthrop for residents age 55 and above.
Whether you have Italian ancestry, or just want to learn one of the world’s most beautiful languages, join us at informal and friendly Italian language and culture classes. Wednesday afternoons from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.
For info call 617-846-8538
Orient Heights Meeting Agenda
Monday, May 21, 2018 Agenda Meeting
Location: YMCA 58 Ashley Street
6:30pm to 6:40pm – Station 7 – Community Update –
Sgt. Jim Martin & Officer Dan Simon
6:45pm to 7:15pm– David Gottlieb Esq., 78 Horace Street, subdivide into two (2) and confirm occupancy as a legal two-family dwelling.
7:20pm to 7:45pm – Jeff Drago, Esq. – 58 Byron St, Existing vacant lot, erecting a 4-story building with 4 units and 4 parking spaces.
7:50pm to 8:15pm – Orient Heights Redevelopment project update
8:15pm to 8:30pm- Members Business – looking for nominations, President, Vice President, Secretary
Meeting starts at 6:30pm – Agenda is subject to change.
Next meeting: Monday, June 18, 2017