The gala season continues with great events for great causes. College students get a free night out at the MFA and even more goodies at the 9th Annual BBSN HollaDay. Then of course the much anticipated Berklee Jazz Festival teems with musical talent. Get out there and “Find Your Fab!”
Join more than 1,000 supporters at The Gala Tent (637 Washington Street) for delectable samplings of Boston’s finest restaurants, served by celebrity male chef at the Men of Boston Cook for Women’s Health which will raise money for the Codman Square Health Center and raise awareness of women’s health issues. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $150.00. To purchase use this link!
The Museum of Fine Arts (465 Huntingtion Ave) invites the college students in the area to enjoy the museum for FREE from 7- 11pm. Free dance party with DJ Leah, free snacks courtesy of Chipotle, live music, prizes and hula hooping…no this is not a typo. For more information use this link!
Join Nigerian-born poet Iyeoka Ivie Okoawofor an evening of inspiring music and spoken word at the Wellesley College Multifaith Center in Houghton Chapel (106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA). The show is FREE and will start at 7 p.m.
The Enrique Iglesias Euphoria Tour featuring Pitbull and Prince Royce takes over TD Garden in the North End. Tickets are $29.90 – $110.70. For tickets use this link!
Friday, September 23
The 5th Annual Gala in the Park returns for three days of entertainment! Enjoy an evening of cocktails and music by members of the Soul City Band and dinner by Gourmet Caterers and an auction. Tickets are $150. Come back on Saturday morning for a family pancake breakfast in the park. Tickets are $10 individual $30 for a family of 4. Saturday evening brings a Pops-style concert with the Dorchester Symphony Orchestra featuring the Boston City Singers. Tickets are $60. Sunday, view antique automobiles as you stroll in the park and meet some avid Dorchester collectors. Attend all events for a $200 pass. See their website for complete information. All proceeds benefit DPA’s endowment fund to preserve and improve Dorchester Park.
The Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival hosts its 11th Annual free outdoor festival from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Columbus Ave. (South End). The event will feature 3 stages of live performances by over 15 artists and family activities at the Natixis Global Asset Family Park. This year’s festival celebrates Global Music and Nature, featuring musical styles and artists from around the globe. For complete schedule visit their website!
Boston’s Black collegiate community will make its way to MIT’s Student Center (84 Massachusetts Ave) for the Boston Black Student Network (BBSN) 9th Annual HollaDay event. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. As a premier networking initiative among students of color, the event encourages healthy communication between the black communities in Boston’s colleges and universities. Highlights are the Greek Stroll Competition, goodies from local vendors, student performances, and more! Did we mention it’s FREE! For more information click here!
Kick off Boston’s Fashion Week with designer June Monteiro, show honoring fashion icon Isabella Blow this Saturday at their Everything ENAMOUROUS at the Bill Bordy Theater (216 Tremont Street). Two shows. One att 6 p.m. and another at 8 p.m. For more info click here!
Tuesday, September 27th
Join the Presidents of Greater Boston Area colleges and universities for a community-wide discussion on college access and how to apply, attend, and graduate from these institutions. Join Deborah C. Jackson, President of Cambridge College, Jackie Jenkins – Scott, President of Wheelock College and Ted Landsmark, President of Boston Architectural College on 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St, Roxbury). This forum is open to high school students, colleges and universities, guidance counselors, non-profit organizations, parents and community members. For more information, please call 857.312.6340 or email.