Thursday, March 22
PTO Presidents, Brookline Business Professionals Coffee: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Viking Sports, 143 Cyprus Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. To RSVP, please click here. Attendees meet with PTO presidents to discuss the best ways for businesses and PTOs to work together.
NT Live: “Julius Caesar:” 7:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline. Cost: $20-$23. For more information, please click email@example.com; or here. Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar, and David Morrissey is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.
Yiddish Sing: 7:30 p.m., Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For information: 617-776-0448. An informal, multigenerational gathering to sing Yiddish folk songs. Songbooks provided. Open to all, regardless of singing ability or knowledge of Yiddish. Musical instruments are welcome.
Friday, March 23
Ceramics Date Night: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Brookline Arts Center, 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline. Cost: $80 per couple. For information or to register: 617-566-5715; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://brooklineartscenter.com. Participants bring a date to the ceramics studio and learn to their your own pots together. Light refreshments welcome.
Rotary Pancake Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – noon, Brookline High School cafeteria, 115 Greenough Street, Brookline. Pancakes, music, clowns, face painting, silent auction and puzzles. Tickets are available at the door. Proceeds benefit Brookline Rotary charities.
Spring Fun Fair: 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline. For ages 2-7 and older. Cost: $10 per child; $25 per family of three children or more. For information: 617-738-4631; here. Kids’ games/activities, face painting, silent auction, raffle, food and a live puppet show by CactusHead Puppets.
Sunday, March 25
Design and Paper Cutting Level 2: 3-5 p.m. March 25 and 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 28, The Makery, 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline. Cost: $30; $25 for Makery members. For more information, please click here. The second in the series taught by paper cut artist Rebecca Loechler. Attendees learn how to incorporate curved lines and shapes in your designs and create a beautiful and intricate paper cut to take home.
Monday, March 26
Unity – Basic Coding: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Brookline Interactive Group, 46 Tappan Street, Brookline. To register, please click here. This workshop will introduce attendees to the basic functions and concepts of Unity and will provide them with the opportunity to learn basic C# coding.
Tuesdays, March 27
360 Camera and Editing: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Brookline Interactive Group, 46 Tappan Street, Brookline. For information: here. Attendees gain a basic understanding of using a 360 camera, stitching content with software, uploading to YouTube and editing footage in Premiere.
Wednesday, March 28
Financial Foundations: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. To RSVP, please click here. For information, please call 617-695-4617; http://email@example.com. A discussion and hands-on activities to identify core values and learn how they can inform financial decisions and goals.
Thursday, March 29
“A Year in Chile:” 2:30 p.m. March 29, Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. RSVP: 617-244-6400. Photojournalist Barry Pell explores the environment and ecology of Chile.
Tuesday, April 3
“What Is A Park For? Olmsted, Obama and the Meanings of Urban Landscape:” 6-8:30 p.m. April 3, Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Brookline. Carlo Rotello, director of the American Studies Program at Boston College, discusses Barack Obama’s plan to build his presidential library in Chicago’s Jackson Park, and what the relationship is between a park and the surrounding neighborhoods.
“Off the Wall”: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, through April 27, Gallery 93, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Photographs by Julie Smith, taken during her travels, feature stencils and wall art superimposed on layers of paint and plaster.
“The Dialogue Starts Here – HELLO Brookline:” 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. April 3, Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. April 13, Putterham Branch Library Community Room, 959 West Roxbury Parkway, Brookline. To register, please click here. Community members of all ages to come together and play a game developed by Common Practice. The game asks players a series of questions about their end-of-life wishes in a fun, light-hearted environment.
Release Rebalance Restore Essentrics Class: noon – 1:00 p.m. Fridays, All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street. Cost: $15-$65. For information: 617-738-1810; allsaintsbrookline.org. A full-body, rebalancing exercise program designed to slowly build strength, flexibility and balance. This class is for those who are new to, or returning to exercise, have slightly-limited mobility, or have atrophy-related stiffness, frozen shoulder or other chronic aches and pains.
Brookline Winter Farmers Market: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sundays through March 25, The Coolidge Corner Arcade, 318 Harvard Street, Brookline. For information: here.
Zen meditation and talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. RSVP: Jason, 508-360-2323.
Al-Anon Family Group meeting: 7:00 – 8:40 p.m. Tuesdays, United Parish – Brookline, Choir Room, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. For families and friends of problem drinkers. Anonymous, confidential and free. Open to newcomers.
Caffe’ Italiano — Free Italian Conversations: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and noon Fridays, Coolidge Corner Library, meeting room, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline. Supported by the Publish Library of Brookline and the Italian Consulate in Boston. A free and friendly Italian conversation, leaded by an Italian teacher. Participants practice and improve their Italian regardless of proficiency. No registration require; drop-in. For information: here.
Mindfulness Practice and Meditation: 7:00 – 8:40 p.m. Tuesdays, United Parish of Brookline, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. Attendees sit and walk mindfully together, read a text and share what comes up for us in the reading. MPCGB links the 17 ongoing meditation groups in the greater Boston area that practice in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, to build relationships and deepen the practice of mindfulness. Free. For information: 617-738-5917; Sangha.Matters@gmail.com.
Learn to Meditate: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston, 646 Brookline Ave., Brookline. Taught by qualified instructors, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Drop-in class; no registration required. Participants are welcome to come as often as you like, but the class is designed as a one-time introduction with the same content each week. Suggested donation: $5-$10. For information: 617-734-1498; boston.shambhala.org.
Overeaters Anonymous: 9:45 – 11:00 a.m. every Saturday, Brighton Marine Health Center, Hawes Building, third floor, 77 Warren Street, Brighton. Attendees find physical, emotional and spiritual recovery. For information: Deanna, 617-731-8150.