5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 4
Talk to Mayor Menino this morning at Billings Field and get some free coffee and a flowering plant.
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- Today Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will hold a Coffee Hour at Billings Field at 9:30 a.m. Come and talk to the Mayor and enjoy a cup of coffee. Also each family in attendance will receive a flowering plant grown in the city’s greenhouses as a gift from Menino. Residents at the event will also be eligible to win a raffle prize package including a Dunkin’ Donuts gift basket.
- Tonight Bill Tuttle will be a guest lecturer on "New Brook Farm at the Site of the Brook Farm Utopian Community in West Roxbury of the 1840s" at Springhouse Independent and Assisted Living home. Brook Farm was perhaps the most famous utopian community of many in the 1840s because its members were well known intellectuals and Transcendentalists that included the author Nathaniel Hawthorne. The community and other interesting uses of the land on Baker Street will be discussed. Tuttle is the President of New Brook Farm, a planned community farm that would be located on the historic site of Brook Farm. 7 p.m. 44 Allandale St., Boston.
- On Wednesday night, take a Special Mixology Class at Blanchard'sfeaturing gin and vodka made from Northern Raw Honey, elderflower and maple rums made from Caribbean cane and the very best all natural handmade local Limoncello peeled by hand. Buy tickets here. $15.
- The City of Boston's Election Department is looking for poll volunteers for election days.
- On Tuesday at noon the West Roxbury/Roslindale Rotary Club will hold its weekly meeting at West on Centre. All are welcome to attend the free luncheon to learn more about charitable giving in the local and international community.