Boston

2019 Jul 13

Action for Immigrant Lives

(All day)

Location: 

138 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Learn about national and local issues facing immigrant communities, including the Safe Communities Act, Temporary Protected Status, "Driver's License Bills," and more. Discover how to contact your legislators, host phone-banking parties, and hold community events in your town.
2019 Jul 21

Roxbury Unity Parade 2019

(All day)

Location: 

75 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02120, USA
75 Malcolm X Blvd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Music, face painter, and parade check-in 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Opening/Award Ceremony 1:00 pm Parade Step off. Malcolm X Park 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Empowerment Resource Fair, Live music,and family fun.
2019 Jul 17

Celebrating Immigrants in Somerville and Beyond: A Mini-Film Festival

(All day)

Location: 

431 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
There will be community organizations tabling at the event sharing resources and information for the community as well. Mini Short Film Festival Lineup: -"SCATV Youth Documentary: Ebi Sushi | Produced by Karla Cortez & Karen Miranda (5mins) -"Pathways to Success: Told by Somerville Immigrant Youth" (15mins) -“Back of the House” Documentary | Produced by Lia Kornmehl (22mins) -“La Lucha” | Produced by Tessa Tracy & Sophia Santos (11mins) This event is co-sponsored by SomerViva: Office of Immigrant Affairs, Somerville Media Center and Arlington International Film Festival.
2019 Aug 11

50th Annual Chinatown August Moon Festival

(All day)

Location: 

Phillips Square, 1 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England hosts the 50th Chinatown August Moon Festival on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10am-5pm. Two stages with live performances of Chinese dance, music, and martial arts. Street fair with food and merchandise vendors, sponsor tables, and arts and crafts booths. This event is open to the general public. Chosen best festival in 2018 by Boston Magazine:... Read more about 50th Annual Chinatown August Moon Festival
2019 Jul 23

Secular Mindfulness Meditation

(All day)

Location: 

O\'Hare International Airport - Terminal 1 Departures, Chicago, IL 60666, USA
The Humanist Hub hosts secular mindfulness meditation at the Cabot Library in the Harvard Science Center. No previous experience with meditation is necessary. No affiliation with Harvard is necessary. All are welcome. If you have any questions, email rick@humanisthub.org. Read more about Secular Mindfulness Meditation
2019 Jul 16

Women and Judaism with Elisha Gechter

(All day)

This 6-part series, taught by Elisha Gechter, focuses on all things Jewish and female. It will discuss topics from traditional women’s rituals (shabbat candels, baking challah) to ways women mark time, and even the taboo (sex, dress). Explore where the concepts come from, how practices have evolved and how we can interpret for our modern lives. The conversations will be text based and open. This class open to all genders, sexual orientations, in any relationship status, with any (or no) Jewish background. Tuesdays and 1 Friday, 7-9 p.m., July 16, 23, 30; August 2, 6, 13 Cambridge Facilitator... Read more about Women and Judaism with Elisha Gechter
2019 Jul 02

Secular Mindfulness Meditation

(All day)

Location: 

1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The Humanist Hub hosts secular mindfulness meditation at the Cabot Library in the Harvard Science Center. No previous experience with meditation is necessary. No affiliation with Harvard is necessary. All are welcome. If you have any questions, email rick@humanisthub.org. Read more about Secular Mindfulness Meditation
2019 Jul 22

An Interfaith Conversation on Screen Time

(All day)

Location: 

89 South St #403, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Host Jean Rogers will interview filmmaker and media expert, Tiffany Shlain, author of the new book 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week; writer and speaker Andy Crouch, author of The Tech-Wise Family; and Amin Aaser, founder and director of Noor Kids. Bringing Jewish, Christian, and Muslim perspectives, presenters will touch on these universal topics and more: – How is screen time affecting families as they strive to grow in wisdom and courage? – What can we learn from a technology Shabbat or Sabbath? – How can houses of worship help families resist the notion that kids need screen... Read more about An Interfaith Conversation on Screen Time
2019 Jul 17

Interfaith Family Drinks and Discussion

(All day)

Location: 

730 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Join InterfaithFamily/Boston, Rabbi Braham David and other seriously dating, engaged and newly married interfaith/intercultural couples for an evening of socializing and fun, meaningful conversation.

$10.00/person includes beverage

730 Tavern, Kitchen & Patio, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  
2019 Jun 30

Greater Boston Humanists Solstice Luncheon: A. Antosca, "Transhumanism, Singularity, & Techno-Religion"

(All day)

Location: 

17 Central Square, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
The topic of transhumanism has become increasingly popular in recent years as advances in technology continue to pose both extraordinary promise and unique challenges. However, transhumanism—the idea that technology should be used to transcend human limitations, including mortality itself—elicits impassioned reactions from academics and the public at large--and some humanists. In this talk, Dr. Albert R. Antosca will discuss the ways transhumanist concepts are beginning to inspire new forms of religious expression and how the theory of the Technological Singularity promises an atheistic... Read more about Greater Boston Humanists Solstice Luncheon: A. Antosca, "Transhumanism, Singularity, & Techno-Religion"
2019 Jun 22

Litha / Summer Solstice Ritual Hosted by Cornucopia Collective

(All day)

Location: 

11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
First Church in Cambridge at 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA, in the McKenzie Library (use front or side entrance on Mason Street). On the first day of summer, this gathering will celebrate the triumph of the Sun, honor the inconquerable part of ourselves and gather energy, strength and healing for ourselves, our human community and for the Earth Herself. Introductions will begin promptly at 3:00 pm, with ritual immediately to follow. Please be mindful that once the doors to the McKenzie Library are shut, out of respect for the sacred space, we will not be able to allow late comers to enter... Read more about Litha / Summer Solstice Ritual Hosted by Cornucopia Collective
2019 Jun 18

The Secret Life of Muslims

(All day)

Location: 

890 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Rais Bhuiyan was shot point-blank in a near-fatal hate crime ten days after 9/11. Not only did he forgive his attacker, he also fought to save his attacker's life. Richard McKinney planned to detonate an explosive at a Mosque. After he was given a Koran, everything changed. In a special film screening and discussion, hear from these two men who have traveled on unbelievable journeys from hate to love, joined by Joshua Seftel, the filmmaker who told their stories for the Emmy-nominated series of films, "The Secret Life of Muslims." This event, moderated by Yasmin Amer, producer of WBUR's... Read more about The Secret Life of Muslims
2019 Jun 20

Islam 101 in Cambridge

(All day)

Location: 

204 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
The Islam 101 program is a 5-week series that covers the basics of Islam: the Articles of Faith, the Prophet’s Life, the Acts of Worship, the Qur’an, and Islamic Ethics. This is the recommended first step for non-Muslims seeking an introduction to Islam. Classes meet downstairs in the sisters' prayer hall.

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