25 min ago

Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Nothing Leaves the Site

It’s a good rule for sustainable gardening: Let nothing leave the site. Join the New England Wild Flower Society’s horticulture staff at Garden in the Woods on Saturday, January 27 from 1 – 4 to learn how your existing landscape materials, from downed wood to running water and plant debris, can provide free food, water, and soil. $40 for NEWFS members, $48 for nonmembers. Photo from www.andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu.  Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/nothing-leaves-the-site

    Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Nothing Leaves the Site
    It's a good rule for sustainable gardening: Let nothing leave the site. Join the New England Wild Flower Society's horticulture staff at Garden in the Woods on Saturday, January 27 from 1 - 4 to learn how your existing landscape materials, from downed wood to running water and plant debris, can provide free food, water, and soil.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

25 min ago

Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm – Rocky Outcrops and Talus Slopes Webinar

This NEWFS webinar on Tuesday, January 30 from noon to one is part of is part of a series called Great Habitats of the Northeast which began last winter. In this series, Elizabeth Farnsworth, senior research ecologist for New England Wild Flower Society, will introduce you to some of the truly special New England habitats and discuss their ecology and distinctive plant life. The Rocky Outcrops and Talus Slopes webinar will allow you to discover the wild and rocky places of the Northeast, where bedrock intersects with climate to determine the hardy plant communities that can survive on mountain summits or in the interstices of rocks, eking out a living with little available soil. $10 for NEWFS members, $13 for nonmembers. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-rocky-outcrops-and-talus-slopes

    Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Rocky Outcrops and Talus Slopes Webinar
    This NEWFS webinar on Tuesday, January 30 from noon to one is part of is part of a series called Great Habitats of the Northeast which began last winter. In this series, Elizabeth Farnsworth, senior research ecologist for New England Wild Flower Society, will introduce you to some of the truly special New England habitats and discuss their ecology and distinctive plant life.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

7 hours ago

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16 hours ago

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of Gloucester and Boylston Streets

...D-4 (South End) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Gloucester Street near Boylston Street in the Back Bay. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims in their 20...

    UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of Gloucester and Boylston Streets
    At about 9:30 PM on Saturday, January 13, 2018, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Gloucester Street near Boylston Street in the Back Bay.
    http://bpdnews.com

25 hours ago

Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Wild and Wonderful Natives Webinar

Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society online on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:30 – 7:30 for a crash course on all things weird in the native flora. We’ll explore the wild and wonderful world of native plants, from the toxic sap of monk’s hood to the armature of honey locust and odd survival strategies. NEWFS members $10, nonmembers $13. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/live-webinar-wild-and-wonderful-natives

    Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Wild and Wonderful Natives Webinar
    Join Dan Jaffe of the New England Wild Flower Society online on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:30 - 7:30 for a crash course on all things weird in the native flora. We'll explore the wild and wonderful world of native plants, from the toxic sap of monk's hood to the armature of honey locust and odd survival strategies.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

25 hours ago

Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Shrubs in Winter

New England Wild Flower Society will hold its ever popular Shrubs in Winter class on Sunday, January 28 from 10 – 2 with instructor Roland “Boot” Boutwell at Garden in the Woods in Framingham. Even without leaves, many shrubs are still recognizable in late fall and winter. Learn to identify about 20 native New England shrubs through such characteristics as branching patterns, bark, persistent flowers and fruits, growth forms, galls, and habitats. We’ll also consider the natural history of these shrubs. The program will begin indoors, then we’ll head out into the Garden. Bring a bag lunch and a hand lens. $53 for NEWFS members, $64 for nonmembers. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/shrubs-in-winter. Image from www.thegardenerseden.com.

    Sunday, January 28, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Shrubs in Winter
    New England Wild Flower Society will hold its ever popular Shrubs in Winter class on Sunday, January 28 from 10 - 2 with instructor Roland "Boot" Boutwell at Garden in the Woods in Framingham. Even without leaves, many shrubs are still recognizable in late fall and winter.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

25 hours ago

Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm – Tower Hill READS 2018 Kickoff

Join friends and fellow garden members reading and discussing a thought provoking, award-winning book, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben during Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s 2018 community read. Tower Hill also plans a series of tree walks, lectures and other events with the Worcester Tree Initiative. The kickoff will be held Sunday, January 27 from 1 – 2, and is free with admission, but registration is recommended at https://towerhillbg.thankyou4caring.org/pages/event-registration-form—tower-hill-reads-2018-kickoff

    Saturday, January 27, 1:00 pm - Tower Hill READS 2018 Kickoff
    Join friends and fellow garden members reading and discussing a thought provoking, award-winning book, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben during Tower Hill Botanic Garden's 2018 community read. Tower Hill also plans a series of tree walks, lectures and other events with the Worcester Tree Initiative.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

31 hours ago

46 hours ago

We are open and free today for the Martin Lut...

We are open and free today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Carry on the legacy of #MLK.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to social justice and service. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2DjELVB

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    We are open and free today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Carry on the legacy of #MLK.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Family Art with Herbs: Foilography

On Saturday, January 27 from 10 – noon, bring the whole family to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts. Maximum attendance 6 parent/child pairs. $10 for THBG members (parent/child pair) and $20 for nonmembers (parent/child pair.) Register online at https://towerhillbg.thankyou4caring.org/pages/event-registration-form—family-art-with-herbs-foilography

    Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Family Art with Herbs: Foilography
    On Saturday, January 27 from 10 - noon, bring the whole family to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Composition From the Start

Ellen Duarte leads a Wellesley College Botanic Gardens introduction to composition based on the writings of Molly Bang in her book Picture This. On four Thursdays (February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, from 9:30 – 12:30) learn how balance, harmony and emotional response are affected by the elements in the picture. Friends of Wellesley College Botanic Gardens $150, nonmembers $200.  Register at http://wellesley.edu/wcbg/learn. There is a snow date of March 8 if needed.

    Thursdays, February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Composition From the Start
    Ellen Duarte leads a Wellesley College Botanic Gardens introduction to composition based on the writings of Molly Bang in her book Picture This . On four Thursdays (February 1, 8, 15, and March 1, from 9:30 - 12:30) learn how balance, harmony and emotional response are affected by the elements in the picture.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

2 days ago

2 days ago

Dorchester shooting marks Boston’s 4th deadly shooting in 4 days

Police say one person was killed in Back Bay Saturday night. The incident happened at the intersection of Boylston Street and Gloucester Street.

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BOSTON (WHDH) - Authorities say one person was shot and killed in Dorchester Sunday evening. Officials say the shooting happened just before 6 p.m. near Kenwood Street and Washington Street.

    Dorchester shooting marks Boston's 4th deadly shooting in 4 days
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Authorities say one person was shot and killed in Dorchester Sunday evening. Officials say the shooting happened just before 6 p.m. near Kenwood Street and Washington Street. This latest crime scene marks the fourth deadly shooting in the city since Thursday. Police say one person was killed in Back Bay Saturday night.
    http://whdh.com

3 days ago

Wednesday, January 31, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Fun in a (Little) Sun

Jessie Blum, Conservatory Horticulturist at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, will lead a group through the Orangerie at Tower Hill on Wednesday, January 31 from 2 – 3, to discover what types of plants do well in low light conditions and how to best take care of them.  Free with admission to the Garden. For more information visit www.towerhillbg.org, or call 508-869-6111, x 124.

    Wednesday, January 31, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Fun in a (Little) Sun
    Jessie Blum, Conservatory Horticulturist at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, will lead a group through the Orangerie at Tower Hill on Wednesday, January 31 from 2 - 3, to discover what types of plants do well in low light conditions and how to best take care of them. Free with admission to the Garden.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

3 days ago

3 days ago

1 Dead, Another Wounded In Back Bay Shooting

BOSTON (CBS) – Police are looking to the public for help in catching the gunman who shot and killed one man and wounded another as they sat inside a car near Gloucester and Boylston streets Saturday night.

    2 People Shot In Boston's Back Bay
    BOSTON (CBS) - Two people were shot near Gloucester and Newbury streets on Saturday night. Boston Police responded to the Back Bay intersection around 9:30 p.m. after receiving reports of shots fired. The shooting victims were sent to local hospitals. The extent of their injuries or their conditions were not immediately known.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Death Investigation in the area of Gloucester and Boylston Streets

...D-4 (South End) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Gloucester Street near Boylston Street in the Back Bay. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims in their 20...

    Death Investigation in the area of Gloucester and Boylston Streets
    At about 9:30 PM on Saturday January 13, 2018, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Gloucester Street near Boylston Street in the Back Bay.
    http://bpdnews.com

3 days ago

1 killed, 1 hurt in back bay shooting

Officers responding to a reported 9:30 p.m. shooting at the intersection of Boylston and Gloucester streets — just feet from the Hynes Convention Center — helped rush two victims to a nearby hospital with gunshot wounds, police said. One of the victims was later pronounced dead, according to police.

    1 killed, 1 hurt in back bay shooting
    Boston cops shut down a popular stretch of Boylston Street late last night as detectives scoured the scene of a fatal Back Bay double-shooting, police said.Officers responding to a reported 9:30 p.m. shooting at the intersection of Boylston and Gloucester streets - just feet from the Hynes Convention Center - helped rush two victims to a nearby hospital with gunshot wounds, police said.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

3 days ago

#BCAArtist Elisa H. Hamilton is getting ready...

#BCAArtist Elisa H. Hamilton is getting ready for her favorite time of year! #heartoftheBCA #Hearts #Valentinesday@

    Boston Center for the Arts
    BCAArtist Elisa H. Hamilton is getting ready for her favorite time of year! #heartoftheBCA #Hearts #Valentinesday@
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Police say man critically injured after being hit by truck

The Boston Globe reports the man was in critical condition after being struck Friday night at Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood.

    Police say man critically injured after being hit by truck
    BOSTON (AP) - Boston Police say an 83-year-old man was seriously injured after being struck by a pick-up truck. The Boston Globe reports the man was in critical condition after being struck Friday night at Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street in the city's Back Bay neighborhood.
    https://www.boston.com

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