Category: Community

Friday on the Lawn 8/27: Short films by Raouf Zaki

Filmmaker Raouf Zaki, movie producer and award winning director, will be joining us on the lawn at First Parish to screen three of his serious and humorous films, followed by a time for questions and discussion. The evening will include these short films: Not Your Average Arab (19 min), Santa Claus in Baghdad (25 min.) and Fireflies (12 min.).  … Continue reading Friday on the Lawn 8/27: Short films by Raouf Zaki

Folding Cranes

As part of the August 6 Summer on the Lawn series, we folded paper cranes to memorialize the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. The film Paper Lanterns, was also shown, which is about the atomic bomb survivor Shigeaki Mori and his lifelong effort to honor ten American POWs killed by the bombing. Among the … Continue reading Folding Cranes

Adam Gibbons on the Lawn

July 9, 6-8pmSinger/guitarist Adam Gibbons (7-8pm)Local Dorchester community activist and singer/guitarist Adam Gibbons will be performing singer-songwriter folk/rock material by artists like James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, John Prine, Beatles, and others. A joint venture of First Parish, Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets, Fields Corner Main Street, and Four Corners Main Streets

Friday in the Yard

This week’s artist is our own Anna Fernandez-Buehrens teaming up with Liz Maloney to make “Joyful Noise” with violin duets by Bach, Spoler, and others.    6-7 pm Children’s activities    7-8 pm Anna Fernandez-Buehrens and Liz Maloney, violinists    8-9 pm Socializing