Weekly Highlights: Nonprofit Networking Night, Artist Collective Experience, Zion 1 Carl Williams and More!

Summer is unofficially underway. Here are some great events you should stop by this week. Don’t forget to tell ’em where you got the info  #thefabempire #bostonfab Check back for updates!

Haley HouseMonday, June 5

Haley House’s and Dudley Dough’s are having their first ever Nonprofit Networking Night at Dudley Dough (2302 Washington St, Roxbury) starting at 6:00 p.m. Whether you are a nonprofit professional, a volunteer, or just an interested community member, come join, connect, and share! Free to attend and open to the public.

DarrylsTuesday, June 6

The Artist Collective Experience (A.C.E.) is an open mic that encompasses all forms of art and artistry that takes place at on the first Tuesday of each month at Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave, Roxbury) starting at 7:00 p.m. Watch and engage as your hosts, Nero Tindal and Jennifer Jones of ‘Blvck Owned’, orchestrate a lineup of open mic and featured artists backed by the house band, IntraVenus. There will be a featured artist that will perform a 30 min- 1 hour set.

district hallWednesday, June 7

Whether you are an artist, a developer, an entrepreneur, a musician, a comedian, a tech geek, a writer, or a knitting enthusiast. Whether your idea is developing a new app in high tech, filling a gap in public service, or redefining the way we experience art, you’re invited to District Hall (75 Northern Ave) 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for their Café Night.  This event is  free and open to the public. Reserve your spot here.

Zion 1 perform at ONCE Lounge and Ballroom (156 Highland Ave, Somerville) 8:45 p.m. Tickets start at $15.00. Get them here.

ACLUThursday, June 8

NSBE Boston invites you to our 2nd Annual Torch Awards reception on June 8th at Mass Dot (10 Park Plaza) 6:00 p.m.. The Torch Awards is an annual NSBE Boston initiative, launched in 2016, to celebrate our commitment to advancing the NSBE Mission and impacting the community. Dinner will be served. Dress code is cocktail attire. RSVP is required. Tickets start at $20.00.

The Boston Community School Presents: Civilian Rights Forum. Carl Williams, Attorney at the ACLU, will be the teacher of the class. Mr. Williams will be explain your civil rights and what you do when you are having your rights infringed upon by the police. This information is pertinent to immigrants who are uncertain of what their future looks like in a Trump america.The class will cost $10.00; however, no one will be turned away due to inability to pay. To RSVP for this class, fill out this form.

BAMSFriday, June 9

Join Assembly Row at Assembly Square (340 Canal St, Somerville) and Metamovements Latin Dance Company  to go Salsa Dancing On The Row! Make sure to RSVP. This event is free and open to the public.

BAMS Fest, Inc. in partnership with ArtsEmerson presents “Black Box Sounds” (Special Edition of The Prelude”) inside the – Jackie Black Box Theatre (559 Washington St) 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Featured artists: Marcela Cruz (Boston), Sidewalk Chalk (Chicago), Sam Trump (Chicago). Hosted by D. Ruff.Sounds provided by DJ Daz One. Cash bar. Lite bites. $12.00 in advanced, $15.00 at the door, $60 for a table of 4. Get your tickets here.

Phi Beta SigmaSaturday, June 10

The 4 Corners Yoga Studios (336 Washington St, Dorchester) opens its doors today with free classes and specials all weekend long. The fun starts at 9:00 a.m. each day. See complete details here. This is a family-friendly event.

The Grand Opening of The Black Market which celebrates Juneteenth and Black-Owned businesses at  2136 Washington St, Roxbury. Today and tomorrow. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event will take place two weekends per month. Admission is free to the public.

The Zeta Kappa Sigma Chapter Lobster Fest hosts its annual Lobster Fest at Boston Lodge of the Elks Lodge #10 (1 Morrell Street, West Roxbury) 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. . All you can eat, lobster and other delicious food along with live musical entertainment.The proceeds of this event will provide scholarships to deserving students and funding for service projects in several Boston communities. Tickets are $75.00. They are currently sold out, but get more information here.

Reel Life Experience Season 3 Finale at The Paramount (559 Washington St) starting at 6:30 p.m. will celebrate the love, culture and creativity that LOVE JONES has brought our community at The event will be a throw back, 90’s themed experience coupled with live performance, art and music inspired by the film’s soundtrack. An after party will immediately follow the screening that will include food, cocktails and DJ. Tickets are completely complimentary, but currently sold out. They will release unused tickets at 7:30 p.m. See more details here.

Freddie Gibbs performs at The Middle East Downstairs (480 Massachusetts Ave) 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $22.00. Get them here.

Love Life NowSunday, June 11th

The Love Life Now Foundation’s 3K Heel-a-thon Against Domestic Violence takes place at D.W. Field Park (Oak Street in Brockton) at 8:30 a.m. -Registration.  Tickets are $30.00 for adults and $15.00 for teens. Kids under 12 are free. All the proceeds go to continue the work of the Love Life Now Foundation. *Running in heels is not required.