5 Things: Cradles to Crayons Pajamas Drive; Porter Cafe Homebrewers' Competition

Guests who donate a pair of PJs will be awarded a free public skate admission pass for a future visit to the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena.

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  1. Tonight FMC Ice Sports is holding its 6th Annual Boston Bruins and Cradles to Crayons PJ Drive. At the Jim Roche Community Ice Arena they will be collecting NEW pajamas for children ages 0-12 (sizes 0-20) between February 11-17. Guests who donate a pair of PJs will be awarded a free public skate admission pass for a future visit to the rink. Stop by the rink on Friday between 8-9:50 p.m. for a live, lights out, DJ public skate.
  2. Boston crews are continuing to clear streets. Call the Mayor's 24-hour hotline at 617-635-4500 to report a storm-related issue. You can also call West Roxbury's District Councilor Matt O'Malley at 617-635-4220.
  3. On Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m., visit Lord's & Lady's Hair Salon and whether you have an appointment or not, you can receive a complimentary personalized photo by PhotoOpBoston. You will get a photo in a Valentine's Day card. This event was rescheduled from last weekend due to the blizzard.
  4. The Porter Cafe is calling all homebrewers for a craft beer competition on Saturday, 1-4 p.m.Porter Cafe will have some local home brewers bringing their brews along to taste and share, and there will be a brewer from the Somerville Brewing Company, makers of Slumbrew, to answer questions and give advice etc. Porter is hoping to brew a keg of the most popular beer to serve on draft at the Porter Cafe.
  5. Tonight is the opening reception for Muslim Women in the Arts for free from 6:30-9 p.m.  Home & Away: Shared Narratives of Gendered Identity is a unique arts and culture series spotlighting the work of four Boston-based female artists from Iran, Pakistan, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia." The series aims in part to address a lack of exhibits by contemporary Muslim artists in Boston’s galleries and museums, a void that reinforces the perception that Muslim art is limited to calligraphy and rugs. 38 Newbury St.

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