For those of us who are still staying close to home, there are online events where you can have a laugh, sing a song, and learn about local history from the comfort of your favorite chair. Here’s a roundup of May events we think look interesting. If there are events we should know about, comment on this post and we’ll update it!
April 30, 10am to May 2, 5pm: Boston Sings [BOSS] A Cappella Festival 2021! – BOSS is a three-day vocal festival, taking place virtually this year. BOSS features performances by internationally known groups, and offers classes and networking events over the weekend. For more information and tickets visit For more information and tickets visit Eventbrite
May 15, 7-8:3pm: Boston in Ten, hosted by the Fresh Ink Theatre Company – Combining the focused process of their Ink Spot Festival with the community spirit of Mad Dash, Boston in Ten brings together artists to help us imagine what comes next, in eight 10-minute plays. For more information and tickets visit Eventbrite
May 19, 6-7pm and May 25, 7-8pm – Book Talk: Boston’s Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them – Hosted by Jamaica Plain Historical Society, City Archaeologist Joseph Bagley will talk about his new book, “Boston’s Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them.” Several of the 50 locations featured in the book are in Jamaica Plain. The 50 buildings featured in the book pre-date 1800, from oldest to youngest. And if you’d like to get some fresh air with your history, most of the buildings are in downtown Boston on the Freedom Trail. For more information and tickets visit Eventbrite
May 23, 11am – The Sweet Chariot Music and Arts Festival: Hosted by the Community Church of Boston, this is an amazing event of performance by songwriters, singers, musicians, poets, storytellers and artists who meet for a week each summer on an island off the Maine. This year you can join the event on YouTube, at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzqBfbtvnhNKWmzpCm0lIA