Category: Community

Friday on the Lawn – Caleb McCoy

Caleb McCoy is a Dorchester native, musician, rapper and producer who brands his style as OAK music (One of A Kind).  Caleb likes to make music and tell his personal stories hoping they will connect with the audience. 6 p.m. activities for kids and picnicking 7-8 p.m. music by  Caleb … read more.

Friday on the Lawn – Drumming

Friday Evenings on the Lawn,  August 20  from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kera M Washington will be leading us in Drumming for All Ages starting at 7pm

Kera is the Director of Yanvalou Drum & Dance at Wellesley College; a Music Teacher at Mather Elementary School;
Leader of Zili … read more.

Friday on the Lawn: Paradoxides

We are honored to welcome The Paradoxides String Quartet back to First Parish. The quartet features violinists Anna Fernandez-Buehrens and Liz Maloney, violist David Fastovsky, and cellist Paul Hall. The members of the quartet have been playing together in a variety of orchestras and chamber groups for more … read more.

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 … read more.

Adam Gibbons on the Lawn

July 9, 6-8pm
Singer/guitarist Adam Gibbons
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, … read more.

Passing of Barbara Greene

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Barbara Greene on June 27. A longtime member of First Parish, including twenty-one years as Church Secretary, she was a great friend to her mentor the late Rev. James K. Allen and was instrumental in … read more.

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