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JFK Centennial – May 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy National Historic Site (83 Beals Street, Brookline) has asked Brookline Music School to join in the Centennial Celebration of JFK...

Harvard Museum Of Natural History

Specialties Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard's vast research collections at the University's most visited museum - dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and hundreds of animals around...

Inside The Birthplace Of President John F. Kennedy

Cape Codders like to claim President John F. Kennedy as their own, but the real bragging rights belong to the people of Brookline. The future...

Putterham School

Brookline, Massachusetts proudly boasts of owning a school house that is over two hundred years old. It is the Putterham School which was built...

The Мaking Оf “Soul Witness,” The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project.

Sitting in a cabinet in a Brookline office, untouched for 20 years, was a stack of over 100 tapes containing 90 hours of testimonies...

Charles River Museum Of Industry & Innovation

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is a museum located near the intersection of the Charles River and what is now Moody Street...

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

Mission The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library is dedicated to the creative educational use of its cartographic holdings, which extend...

The Institute Of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art — a sister institution to New York’s MoMA — the museum was conceived as...

Widow Harris House

The Widow Harris House was named after Hannah Winchester Harris, the wife of its first owner, Timothy Harris. It was built between 1772 and 1796...

A Look At Slavery In Brookline

Contrary to a common misconception, the North was not without slavery; in fact, most slave traders were from New England, and Brookline was no...

Around Town

1. Learn about the journeys of four women writers at the Women’s Journeys in Writing event at the Brookline Public Library on March 22. Fiction...

Harvard Art Museums

Specialties In our newly renovated and expanded facility by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, our expanded Collections Galleries feature works from the ancient world to the...
Zvi Sesling

Brookline Poet Laureate’s New Book Covers A 30-Year Career, Jewish Themes

Brookline’s own Poet Laureate Zvi Sesling has a new book. Sesling has been writing poetry on Jewish themes for over 30 years and his new...
The Public Library Of Brookline

Library Events March 22 – April 5

Brookline Eats! at Putterham Until the end of March, the Putterham Library is host to “Food for Thought: the Origins of Massachusetts Food and Why...
Roland Hayes

Town Reconciles With Black History

In 1619, a Dutch ship carried over 20 African slaves to the British colony of Jamestown, VA. This would be just the beginning of...

The Day I Died: The One-Year Career Of Vaughn Meader

On November 22, 1963, when a Milwaukee cabbie picked up his passenger, the driver recognized 27-year-old Vaughn Meader of the wildly successful comedy album, The...

JFK Birth Centennial Ends On Assassination Anniversary

A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth came to close Wednesday, exactly 54 years after his assassination. National...

2018 Town Of Brookline MLK Day Celebration

Please join us for Brookline's celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 3 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018,...

Clark Art Institute Names New Chief Advancement Officer

The Clark Art Institute has named Thomas H. Woodward to serve as chief advancement officer, leading the Clark's philanthropy and membership programs. Woodward comes to...

Soul Witness, The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project

Soul Witness, a work in progress documentary film by R. Harvey Bravman returns to the Coolidge after its well-received sold out Movie House 1 screening...

National Hispanic Heritage Month At The BPD

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Detective Carlos Crespo. Detective Crespo, a first generation...

Around Town

Upcoming events Thursday, April 5 Lavenber Bee Baking Company Pop-Up: noon - 6:00 p.m. April 5 and 12, Lavender Bee Baking Company, 14 Pleasant Street, Brookline....

Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Specialties The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is a unique, special place that is a true "Hidden Gem". There is something to appeal to everyone, whether...
Elmon Hendrickson, Commander of the Brookline American Legion Post 11, raising the U.S. flag.

Flag-Raising Ceremony Honors Brookline Slaves Who Fought In Revolutionary War

On Tuesday, students, teachers and members of the Brookline community came together for a flag-raising ceremony on Cypress Field honoring Adam, Peter and Prince,...

Black History Month Film Series At Brookline Public Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445) is screening a month-long film series. Join...

Brookline Booksmith Brings Dan Rather To Boston

Dan Rather, the iconic former CBS Evening News anchor and journalist is coming to Boston next month. The Brookline Booksmith and WBUR will be...

Tales Of A Brookline Boyhood Recounted

As a fourth-generation Brookline resident, Jim Harnedy grew up surrounded by an entire clan of relatives that can trace their history in town back...

Brookline To Consider Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day

A resolution has been brought forth in Brookline to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day rather than Columbus Day. The change...

Brookline’s Fire Stations Hold Moment Of Silence

As police and fire departments across the country remember those who died as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Commonwealth...

Фонтанът ди Треви – La Dolce Vita

Това е най-големият бароков фонтан и една от най-големите забележителности в Рим. Името на монумента произтича от факта, че е разположен на малък площад,...

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Relive the event that started a Revolution! At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum you can be a part of the famous event that...