#WhereToBe 9.29–10.5

Each Friday, Epicenter features a special “where to be” post on their blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the community, learn, and commemorate some influential people and events around Boston! Have something coming up that you’d like to see here? Tweet us @epicentercom and follow the hashtag #WhereToBe.

Friday, September 29th

Organizing For Justice

Hosted by: Union Capital Boston

“FROM THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT TO BLACK LIVES MATTER, AND BEYOND — Panel Discussion with:

- Hollis Watkins, SNCC Veteran & founder of Southern Echo)

- Carl Williams, Staff attorney the ACLU of Massachusetts

- DiDi Delgado, poet, write, Black Lives Matter-Cambridge

Moderated by: Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, Minister at Bethel AME Church

*Join us for a powerful evening connecting movements from the past, present, and hopeful future.*

*Free and Open to All*

*Light Refreshments Provided*”

When: 6–8 PM

Where: Bruce C. Municipal Building, 2300 Washington St, Roxbury

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/organizing-for-justice-from-civil-rights-to-black-lives-matter-and-beyond-tickets-36845921142

Saturday, September 30th

Farmers Market — Mattapan

Hosted by: Urban Farming Institute of Boston

“Stop by our Farm Stand every Saturday, where you get the freshest and tastiest produce grown right here in Boston. Our farm sites are localed in our Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan neighborhoods by new and in training farmers who live in and love this city.”

When: 10 AM — 1 PM

Where: Church of the Holy Spirit Mattapan, 525 River St, Mattapan

https://urbanfarminginstitute.org/

Sunday, October 1st

3rd Annual Evolution of Hip Hop Festival

Hosted by: Somerville Arts Council

“The 3rd Annual Evolution of Hip Hop Festival will take place in Somerville’s Union Square Plaza. Join Wat’s da WURD, the Somerville Arts Council, the City of Somerville, and Xperience Creative for this celebration of music, art, community, and all things hip-hop. Thank you to our sponsor Boston Smoke Shop for supporting local art & music.

The festival will feature rappers, singers, spoken word poets, dancers, beatboxers, and visual artists from the Somerville community and surrounding cities. This showcase of hip hop music, dance and culture displays the immense creativity throughout the region. We will also include live art, interactive activities & local community groups!”

When: 2:30–6:30 PM

Where: Union Square, Somerville

Please contact lisa@xperiencecreative.com or thesomervilleline@gmail.com for available vendor opportunities.

Monday, October 2nd

Open Project Night

Hosted by: Impact Hub Boston

“We open our space the first Monday night of each month for you to bring projects that change Boston for the better. Host small events, co-work, network, trade skills and get involved with the projects of others.”

When: 6–9 PM

Where: Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk St, Boston

https://goo.gl/c2zK4F

Tuesday, October 3rd

ImpactFest Food For Thought: Better Than What? Impact Evaluation

Hosted by: Impact Hub Boston

When: 12–1 PM

Where: Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk St, Boston

http://boston.impacthub.net/impactfest

Wednesday, October 4th

Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo

Hosted by: Cannabis Visitors Bureau

“The 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Expos are the leading forums for doing business in one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. If you’re employed in the cannabis industry, a current business owner, interested in starting a cannabis business, provide private equity & investment resources, or provide professional or business services, you can’t afford to miss these coast to coast events.”

When: 9 AM

Where: John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, 900 Boylston St, Boston

https://cannabisvisitorsbureau.com/

Thursday, October 5th

Art 2 Fashion

“A joint fundraising presentation by the Boston Juneteenth Committee and the Museum of the National Center of African American Artists.

This unique fashion experience utilizes all of the NCAAA exhibit spaces”

When: 4:30–8 PM

Where: 300 Walnut Ave, Roxbury

https://goo.gl/zePSdj

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