Weekly Highlights: Beyonce Formation Tour, Must Love Beards, Jazz Under Glass and More!

This week’s highlight list is a little shorter due to y’all recovering from the long weekend. But if you still have a little partying in you, we’ve got a few events that you should check out. Also we’re only a short month away to partying on  Martha’s Vineyard for our first #FreshInkMV day party with LiteWork Events! Click here for more details! Check back for updates!

DSNIWednesday, June 1

Learn more about the work of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and join the conversation around “Development without Displacement,” as they discuss the future of the neighborhood at St Patrick’s Church (400 Dudley Street, Roxbury) 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  All are welcome to attend. Dinner, translation, and childcare will be provided. Please RSVP here so that they know you are coming.

PrinceThursday, June 2

Join  the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts for their 5th Annual Jobs Rebuild Boston: Community Conference and Career Fair from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center (1350 Tremont Street). Come prepared to meet over 40 employers in high demand industries who are seeking diverse and skilled talent. Come dressed professionally and with copies of your resumé. Register today here.

Ladies! You are invited to a women’s networking event that will help raise funds for Mother Caroline Academy’s Mentor Program. Join them from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Ester (2261 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester). Tickets are $25.00 and include one drink ticket. All proceeds will go towards Mentor Programming events like Girl Power. Get your tickets here.

Black families are invited to share their experiences at Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang at Bruce Boiling Building (2300 Washington st 6th floor, Roxbury) 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This is a chance to learn what the district has planned and how it will impact Black students and families. Please come and make your voice heard! RSVP here to receive updates. This event is free.

Sincere Prince fans are invited to the #PURPLEBOSTON tribute at La Bella Luna (284 Armory St, Jamaica Plain). Wear your best Prince outfit as there will be a prize for the best outfit. There will be an open mic as well as live performances. You can purchase your $7.00 tickets in advanced here or at the door.

Beyonce in Boston 1Friday, June 3

The patio will be open for tonight’s ICA First Fridays (25 Harborshore Drive) 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. There will be an outdoor DJ, drinks, dancing and more! This month’s theme is Caribbean Dream. This event tends to sell out so get tickets in advance, so you’ll want to get your $15.00 tickets here. This event is 21+.

Beyonce’s Formation Tour comes to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Tickets start at $50.00 and can be purchased here.

Haley HouseSaturday, June 4

Help celebrate Haley House’s 50th anniversary at their 13th annual Summer Block Party & Fundraiser at their original South End location (23 Dartmouth St). There will be a silent auction items & raffle prizes, music, games and activities for kids, a wine tasting, food and more! All proceeds benefit programming for their community and everyone is welcome!

I Don’t Do Clubs Must Love Beards is BACK (See our recap of the last one here!)! The day party takes place at Monroe Patio & Restaurant – Formerly Naga (450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge)! Guys you just get to show up – beard or no beard RSVP here. SOLD OUT! Ladies, tickets start at $15.00 and are going fast! Get yours here.

Carl Thomas will be performing at The Purple and Gold Affair at Mosley on the Charles (50 Bridge St, Dedham). Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40.00. Get your tickets here.

Love Life NowSunday, June 5

Love Life Now Foundation invites you to support domestic violence awareness at their 5th Annual Heel-a-Thon 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Westgate Mall (399 Westgate Drive Brockton) 20 Adults $10 Students & FREE – Kids under 12 (Heels are not required). Proceeds will benefit the New Hope Agency & Shelter. Sign up here.

Celebrate the CityPOP Egleston launch at 3195 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA with art, music, and dancing from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.! Come rock out on electronic bucket drums with the Beat Bus, pedal your way to a masterpiece on the Boston Makers‘ Spin Cycle, or leave your mark on the space with some finger painting. Food and alcohol will be served. Donate what you can. For more information, click here.

We highly recommend that you come out to the 4th Annual Jazz Under Glass fundraiser at the Dudley Greenhouse (11 Brook Ave, Roxbury) 5:00 p.m – 7:30  p.m. featuring the Fred Woodard Quartet with guest vocalist and emcee Fulani Haynes and fashions by Fab Award Winner, The House of Nahdra. The ticket price of $25.00 includes dinner from neighborhood chefs, greenhouse tours, and activities for children. Purchase your tickets here.

Enjoy the sounds of reggae music at the Reggae Fest at Lawn on D (420 D Street, Southie) starting at 3:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and repeats weekly throughout the summer.