- The West Roxbury Friends of Rosie's Place wants volunteers. The group has been feeding hungry and homeless women and their children for more than 30 years and now it needs your help. To find out how you can help (once or often), please join a community meeting on Wed. Sept. 25, from 7-9 p.m. at District E-5 Police Station. But you can get started helping already by calling 617-327-9442 for more info.
- Yesterday, Patch highlighted a biased letter calling out Boston mayoral candidate and At-Large City Councilor John Connolly for not having significant experience as a school teacher as he claims on ads. Today, here is a pro-Connolly supporter who offers her opinion on how Connolly finished first in the at-large race in 2009, told Stand for Children he didn't want their campaign donations, and why Connolly can call himself an education candidate.
- West Roxbury's Jan Boyd 'Hope and Inspiration' exhibit is at the West Roxbury Library through October during regular library hours. It is featuring photographs of several of the pages of the book Jan created, which was presented to Pope Benedict XVI in 2008 with names of the almost 1500 people who had identified themselves as survivors of clerical abuse in the Archdiocese of Boston. Other current original work will also be on display.
- On Thursday and Friday there are open houses and demos of Loulou's Music Together class for children age newborns to 5-years-old. 120 Corey St. Temple Hillel B'Nai Torah. Thursday at 4:30 p.m., Friday at 10 a.m.
- The Samuel Adams Octoberfest is on Sept. 13 & 14 (yeah, I'm confused, too). Beer, food, music and more.