There’s always something to do in The Bean! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Boston this week.
1. COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE
Tuesday, March 29, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
For the third and final installment in the “Cocktails for a Cause” after work series, LiteWorkEvents will partner with the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley! Support Boston area youth and families experiencing homelessness by donating hygiene products that will benefit the United Way’s partner agency Bridge over Trouble Waters. Learn more HERE.
2. POC PRACTICE x MAKESHIFT
Wednesday, March 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
POC Practice is a weekly community yoga class for People of Color. This week is All Rih Everything! You’ll be flowing to hits from across the bad gal’s catalog including some of her features and club bangers. Learn more HERE.
3. GOU LOKAL : THE POWER OF WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
“Local Taste” is a monthly platform for urban professionals and business owners to expand their network as they experience a taste of the vibrant Haitian culture through food, art, and supporting local vendors. In honor of Women’s History Month, HACCM is delighted to have Natacha Clerger, Randolph Town Councilor-at-large and Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Councilor-at-large as guest speakers. Learn more HERE.
4. BLACK COTTON CLUB
Friday, March 30, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
A special Women’s Jam collaborative! A jam session is when a community of artists come together and collaborate, vibe and create magic together. Now that you know the logistics, the BCC is calling all singers, poets, rappers, activists, healers, planters and most importantly, our community to come to this space and bless it! Learn more HERE.
5. THE PULL UP
Friday, March 30, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Latrell James is a hip-hop artist/producer from Boston, MA. Coming off his foundational, coming-of-age debut project Twelve, James has become nationally recognized for his sincere sense of artistic character, conceptually honest songwriting and versatile production skills, working with a wide range of well-known talent including Lil Dicky, J.I.D., Cousin Stizz, Khary, Michael Christmas, Pro Era’s Aaron Rose and many more. Learn more HERE.
6. HALEY HOUSE POET SERIES
Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join Roxbury Cultural Network Friday, April 6 from 7 to 10 pm for an evening celebrating James Baldwin! They’ll celebrate his life and literary work by sharing excerpts from her books. Frugal Bookstore Inc. will be selling some of Baldwin’s works for those who need physical copies. This event is presented by Meta Art. Learn more HERE.
7. AFROBEAT BOSTON
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Afrobeat Fit is a 1 hour SWEAT SESSION where movement and music derive from West Africa and the UK. Classes are for anyone and everyone who loves music. Afrobeat Fit has been sweeping through New England and they can’t wait to SWEAT with you! Learn more HERE.
8.MONEY MATTERS MARCH
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts this Saturday! Business plans will be reviewed and critiqued by business investors and experts in the field. A copy of your business plan is required. Attendees must schedule review in advance. Learn more HERE.
9. OVA EZ DAY PARTY 22ND SERVING
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Music by Boston’s DJ Real P and DJ Papadon featuring a guest DJ set by The Letter “C”. Complimentary chicken and waffles by Chicken Gawd. Additional food will be available for purchase. Learn more HERE.
10. AFRICAN CITY BOSTON
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
An evening of music, art and fashion at the W Boston! Elegant African attire, evening wear and upscale attire is mandatory to attend. Learn more HERE.
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