Here are the calendar items for the rest of the neighborhoods in Boston:

Haley House Silent Auction

The 17th annual Haley House Silent Auction is being held through Saturday, June 6. The bidding will close at 2 p.m.

Some of the awesome prizes from local businesses include a farm share, restaurant gift certificates, theater and museum passes, a guided tour of the South End, handmade jewelry + pottery and lunch with Bing.

Visit www.biddingowl.com/Haley House to view the items and start bidding.

Visit www.HaleyHouse.org for more information regarding the Haley House Bakery Café in Roxbury and the Haley House Soup Kitchen, Live-Community and Office in the South End.

Virtual Ginormous Climb

The 7th annual Ginormous Virtual Climb to fight child abuse and exploitation will take place on Saturday, June 6.

Each year, nearly 2,000 children are referred to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County to talk about abuse and violence in their lives. Their courage is heroic and they inspire all of us.

Participate your way: Climb 1,700 steps at your home or walk 8,700 strides in your neighborhood.

Get started on your Ginormous Climb and register today. Rally the support of family, friends and colleagues to help you reach your goal. Along the way, you’ll be helping kids feel safe, cope with trauma, seek justice and heal.

Go to www.ginormousclimb.com for registration and more information.

Book Discussion: ‘Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors’

Join the Boston Public Library’s online book group to discuss Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors, a novel by Sonali Dev from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 8.

A downloadable copy of the book will be available for 21-day checkout from Hoopla with your BPL card or e-card. Join them at 6 p.m. if you need some tech help.

For information on how to join and to register for this event, email kkire@bpl.org.

Visit the bpl.org/events for more information.

COVID scams & fraud prevention

Amy Schram, Community Relations Manager with BBB and Robin Putnam, Special Projects Manager with the MA Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation, will deliver a webinar for Boston Public Library on the major COVID-19 Scams affecting both businesses and community members from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9.

Visit the bpl.org/events for registration information.

Curator Conversations: ‘Angles on Bending Lines’

The many ways that maps and visual data have been used for centuries to manipulate information and truth come under scrutiny in “Bending Lines: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception,” a new initiative of the Norman B. Leventhal Map and Education Center at the Boston Public Library that opened with an immersive, "digital first" exhibition on Wednesday, May 27.

Viewers are invited to explore the online show and join the interactive program series hosted Leventhal Center’s Curator of Maps and Director of Geographic Scholarship Garrett Dash Nelson and the guests who give context to the exhibition's themes and content from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays as follows:

June 10: “Persuasive Cartography”

June 17: “What You See Is What You Get-Or Is It?”

These events will be streamed live on the Leventhal Center’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, and then archived on YouTube.

Visit bpl.org/events for more information. Registration is required to receive a link to the event.

‘The Unappreciated Role of Women in the Shaping of Puritanism’

While everyone knows of the challenge that Anne Hutchinson posed to the New England puritan establishment, the roles of ordinary women in Congregationalism has been neglected.

Join the Boston Public Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10 for an online discussion with Francis J. Bremer that focuses on how women helped to shape puritan ideas, form puritan churches, teach fellow believers, and vote on various ecclesiastical issues.

Visit bpl.org/events for required registration in order to receive the Zoom meeting details.

Reading the Rainbow (new LGBTQ book group)

Join the BPL's newest book club – Reading the Rainbow – from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 11 for a lively discussion of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic.

Reading the Rainbow is a new online-exclusive book group geared towards members of the LGBTQ+ community interested in reading fiction, memoirs, and graphic novels that center on sapphic, transgender, and nonbinary identities. All communication will take place on the messaging platform Slack: no webcam or microphone needed. Meetings will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. All book club titles are available on hoopladigital.com.

For more information on using Hoopla, please visit the BPL's Stream and Download page.

Visit bpl.org/events for required registration. Access to the book group’s Slack will be provided on the registration confirmation page.

William Bradford and Plymouth: The View from 400 Years

Dr. Francis J. Bremer, one of the co-editors of the 400th anniversary edition of William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation that is being published jointly by the Colonial Society of Massachusetts and the New England Historic Genealogical Society, will reflect on how working that project helped him to achieve new perspectives on the Plymouth Colony, its leaders, and the Natives of early New England from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 11.

Visit bpl.org/events for required registration to receive the Zoom meeting details.

Monthly Family Book Club

Book lovers entering Grades K through Three and their families can come together on Zoom to discover new chapter books, chat, and tackle book-inspired games and crafts from 4 to 4:45 p.m. during a monthly gathering on select Saturdays throughout the summer.

Email Librarians Patty and Rebecca (rfox@bpl.org) to register and receive the link to their Zoom room for the June 13 gathering.

Visit bpl.org/events for more information.

Parent-Child TBK classes

Take Back the Kitchen is a cooking and nutrition program to promote the joy and health benefits of cooking food from scratch. Their curriculum emphasizes starting with whole foods, trying new things, and understanding the personal, environmental, and social impacts of how we eat. Whenever possible, they use produce from Haley House’s own farm.

The Haley House is offering free virtual Take Back the Kitchen cooking classes for parents and children at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays through June 17.

Visit haleyhouse.org to learn more.

Spectacle Island Virtual 5K

Run, walk or roll a 5K anyway you want from June 13 through June 30. You choose the time, the views and the surface. You can get up early and run along the Harborwalk in South Boston, go out on your lunch break and jog or walk the sidewalks in your neighborhood, or get on your treadmill as the sun is setting and crank out 3.1 miles while you binge your favorite show. You do not have to be local to participate – challenge your friends and family wherever they might be.

The registration fee is $20. All the proceeds will benefit Boston Harbor Now and help improve lives of 40,000 youth and their families: Register and learn more at bostonharbornow.org.

Roslindale Online Adult Book Group

Join the Roslindale Online Adult Book Group from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 18 as they discuss the e-book Another Brooklyn by Jaqueline Woodson

Visit bpl.org/events for information, including registration and link to join.

Riot X goes digital

Riot X – the experimental theater group at the Rozzie Square Theater – is dropping 10 new plays on their website at 6 p.m. on Saturdays through June 13.

Visit www.theriottheater.com/riotx to view them all.

All contributions to help keep The Riot Theater Company going during these times are greatly appreciated at paypal.me/riottheater or Venno (last four digits 7995).

Can We Chat?

In an effort to care for ourselves and others the Boston-Suffolk County Family Resource Center @ The Home for Little Wanderers will have regular virtual check-ins from 7 to 8 p.m. on Sundays through June 7.

Join the group and talk about what we may be in need of as we navigate this “new normal.”

For more information, email CChambers@thehome.org.

To sign up and view other FRC events, visit www/thehome./org/FRC_programs.

#ZooToYou

Tune in on Facebook at 1:30 p.m. for #ZooToYou: a daily dose of animal cuteness, chats with the care staff, crafts and activities to do at home, and lots more.

Visit zoonewengland.org for more information.

Homework help online

The Boston Public Library offers free online homework help and mentorship for students in grades K-8 provided by trained, high-achieving high school students from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays through June 18.

No registration is required as students will be helped on a first come, first served basis with a limit of 15 students at one time.

Homework Help can be accessed during the scheduled times at: https://boston-public-library.zoom.us/my/bplhomeworkhelp.

Homework Help mentor trainings are provided by Harvard University's Public School Partnerships Team, the developers of SmartTALK, a program that uses research-based tools, strategies, and resources to support students during homework time.

For questions about Homework Help email Lina Raciukaitis at lraciukaitis@bpl.org.

All programs are provided subject to parental supervision.

Visit bpl.org/events for more information.

‘With Dedication: Writing Poems to and for Other People’

Poets are inspired by the ordinary and extraordinary others around them. How does poetry reveal new and surprising ways to communicate and connect?

“With Dedication: Writing Poems to and for Other People” will be held from 8 to 9:15 p.m. on Mondays through June 15.

In these workshops, facilitated by Aaron Devine, the groups will read and write to deeply encounter loved ones, communities, and lineages. No prior writing experience is required.

Devine is a poet, community activist, and translator in Dorchester. He co-created Write on the DOT, a neighborhood poetry reading series and literary platform.

To register, email: aajamde@yahoo.com.

Visit bpl.org/events for more information.

Families Cooking with Miss Debbie

Join Miss Debbie as she bakes and cooks a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts and side dishes from scratch using fresh and often locally-grown and organic ingredients from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays through June 9.

Let Miss Debbie show you that cooking can be a family activity. All programs are provided subject to parental supervision via Zoom.

Registration is required at www.facebook.com/BPLchildren. A link to the meeting and password will be sent via email on the day of the program.

Visit bpl.org/events for more details.

Virtual Waterworks tour

The Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon St. in Chestnut Hill will live stream a tour of the virtual model of their Museum at 12: 30 p.m. on Wednesdays at Facebook.com/MetroWaterworks page.

Visit waterworksmuseum.org for more information.

Mindful Minis

Mindful Minis (for ages 6 through 10) will be held from 2 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; (for ages three through five) from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays; and (for ages 5 to 9) from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays through June 11.

The Mindful Mini program is a series of classes designed to introduce children to mindfulness-based tools helpful for stress-reduction, self-management, and emotional awareness.

Classes are centered on relaxation, creativity, imagination, gratitude and awareness, all of which are scientifically proven to aid in children’s success in school, in relationships, and developing a connecting with themselves.

Activities include yoga, breathing techniques, drawing, mindful movement, sharing our experiences with emotions, and other interactive mindfulness games including sensory descriptions.

Visit www.bpl.org/events for Zoom registration and other relevant information.

CareGivers Corner

The Boston-Suffolk County Family Resource Center @ The Home for Little Wanderers will host a virtual CareGivers Corner from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays through June 10.

This is a prime opportunity to check in and to share information, resources, and interventions.

For more information, email CChambers@thehome.org.

To sign up and view all FRC events, visit www/thehome./org/FRC_programs.

‘Shake it Out’ youth dance program

Join the BPL for eight weeks of dancing led by Oliver Arias a member of the Floorlord, the longest running hip hop dance troupe in the US from noon to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays through July 3.

Each week you will learn new dance moves which will get difficult and the weeks move on. No previous dancing experience required.

This class is intended for teens, ages 13 and older. All programs are provided subject to parental supervision. This program will occur on Zoom.

After registration at www.bpl.org/events, a link to the meeting and password will be sent via email on the day of the program.

Friday Unwind: Gentle Yoga

Unwind with Gentle Yoga – brought to you by Hands to Heart Center and the Boston Public Library – from 4 to 5 p.m. on Fridays through June 26.

The yoga classes are geared for beginners with plenty of options and modifications for all bodies and ability levels.

The class will be live-streamed on YouTube/Hand to Heart Center – Yoga for the People.

You can also get the link at bpl.org/online events. The recorded sessions will remain online.

FRC Parent Zoom

The Boston-Suffolk County Family Resource Center @ The Home for Little Wanderers will host a virtual Parent Zoom from 4 to 5 p.m. on Fridays through June 12.

Join in and share information, interventions, and resources.

For more information, email CChambers@thehome.org.

To sign up and view all FRC events, visit www/thehome./org/FRC_programs.

Zoos now open

Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are now open.

At each park, guests will be invited to experience an Outdoor Safari Walk, a one-way trail through most of the zoos exhibits.

Visit zoonewengland.org to learn more about the re-opening procedures before you visit.

Fresh Truck open air markets

The Fresh Truck weekly markets provide fresh and affordable fruits and vegetables while keeping staff volunteers, and shoppers safe during the COVID-19 crises.

Locations now open:

Monday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BHA & Newtown, 38 O’Reilley Way in Charlestown

Tuesday: 2 to 4 p.m. at PJK School, 343 Saratoga St., in East Boston

Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Broadway BHA, 7 Joyce Hayes Way in South Boston

Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon at Mary Ellen McCormack BHA, Sterling Square in South Boston

Friday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Franklin Field BHA, 90 Ames St. in Dorchester

Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Faneuil Gardens BHA, 45 Faneuil St. in Brighton

Cash, credit & EBT/HIP accepted at all locations.

Visit www2.thefreshtruck.org for the most updated schedule.

Massart Made Virtual Spring Market 2020

The MassArt Made Virtual Spring Market is a temporary online showcase of student and alumni artwork available through Etsy and other independent e-commerce websites through Tuesday, June 30.

Shop artwork, jewelry, fashion and more from more than 200 student alumni-owned businesses

For Dial-In Information: massart.edu/springmarket2020

For more information: https://calendar.massart.edu/event/massart_made_virtual_spring_market_2020#.XrWJAS8pChA

Pop Up! Portal Art Market

The livelihood of local artists, musicians, makers, and teachers is in jeopardy due to widespread event cancellations and lost gigs. In response, the Harvard Ed Portal is hosting an online market to help connect our amazing network of creative – many from the Allston and Brighton neighborhoods – to you through Tuesday, June 30.

Check out the featured artists and shop for something special for you or your loved ones. Your purchases will support our treasured local artists so they can continue to inspire, challenge, and entertain us all, and 100 percent of the proceeds go directly to the artists through their individual sales platforms.

Visit the Pop-Up! Portal Art Market online at https://edportal.harvard.edu/pop-portal-arts.

‘WELLNESS: Art for Physical and Emotional Healing’

Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) presents its first virtual 360 degree exhibition WELLNESS: Art for Physical and Emotional Healing. This curated exhibit can be seen and experienced in the Unbound Visual Arts Virtual Exhibition Gallery 24 hours a day through June 30 at UnboundVisualArts.org/wellness-virtual-exhibit.

This event showcases 29 works by 13 UVA member artists and their different understandings of physical, mental, and emotional health and wellness — the wellness of a person, an animal, and even nature itself and the interaction and relationship among all three. The works in the exhibit demonstrate how art can help us both understand and represent the concept of wellness.

Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) is a 7-year-old local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of artists and art enthusiasts based in Allston-Brighton.

Visit www.UnboundVisualArts.org or phone 617-657-4278 to learn more about the organization, this exhibition and the artists.

Connect to Nature

Find out what Mother Nature has in store for the coming weeks with Mass Audubon’s monthly guide to the natural world.

Visit massaudobon.org to learn more.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston ` `

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston provides a comprehensive array of services for people in need.

Please consider donating food, gift cards or hygiene products to keep their food pantries and basic needs operations open and fully stocked.

Phone their Administrative Offices at 617-464-8500 for donation guidelines.

Visit www.ccab.org for a list of places that they service along with more information.

Franklin Park Zoo seeks donations

While the Franklin Park Zoo is temporarily closed, critical operations staff, including animal care teams and other selected employees, continue to be fiscally responsible while working at the zoo to provide vital care to their animals and infrastructure.

The Zoo has set up the “All Our Animals Fund” and is asking for donations to continue its mission.

Visit zoonewengland.org for more information, including ways to donate.

Haley House – Ways you can help

During this period of social distancing, here are a few ways you can continue to support the Haley House community:

Donate to their Emergency Fund – Since they switched the Haley House Soup Kitchen (23 Dartmouth St. South End) to take out, members of the Live-In Community have been able to serve an average of 70 meals each day. Funds will be used to purchase food and materials for these take-out meals and as emergency support for their staff.

Purchase Gift Cards for Haley House Bakery Cafe or Order Take Out/Delivery – This helps stabilize finances for their newly re-launched social enterprise at the Haley House Bakery Café (12 Dade St. Roxbury) by purchasing gift cards or ordering their take out or delivery. Make sure to follow them on social media for live-streamed concerts and ways to support artists through virtual programming in collaboration with SIDE Presents.

Donate Non-Perishable Food or Sanitizing Items – See the list of in-kind donations they can use, or send them items from their Amazon Charity Lists.

Haley House says, “We know this is hard on a lot of people and many of us feel isolated but for 54 years we have believed in #FoodWithPurpose and the #PowerOfCommunity and we’re not stopping now!”

Visit http://haleyhouse.org/covid19response/ for more details.

MTW book/clothing donations requested

More Than Words stores are still accepting donations of books, CDs, DVDs, and Video Games along with gently used clothing and shoes to keep their youth-run business in operation. All donations are fully tax deductible. Monetary donations are also appreciated.

You can also shop online for books, music, home goods and décor, collectibles, and other fine products.

Visit mtwyouth.org for more details, including the list of locations and COVID-19 safety guidelines for drop-offs and links to purchase.

B-A Community Supper – Temporarily closed

The Brighton-Allston Congregational Church, UCC at 404 Washington St. in Brighton has temporarily suspended the Community Suppers.

Visit brightonucc.org/whatwedo, phone 617-254-4046 or email baccoffice@verizon.net for more information.

A-B Food Pantry – Call for assistance

The Allston-Brighton Food Pantry, held at the Brighton-Allston Congregational Church, UCC at 404 Washington St. in Brighton, is usually open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays throughout the year, with the exception of November and December (with one holiday distribution), for eligible Allston Brighton residents.

Visit abfoodpantry.com, brightonucc.org/whatwedo or phone 617-254-4046 for updated information on how and when to receive services or to volunteer at this time.

B-A Thrift Shop – Temporarily closed

The Thrift Shop at the Brighton-Allston Congregational Church, UCC at 404 Washington St. in Brighton, is usually open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, but it is now temporarily closed.

Visit brightonucc.org/whatwedo or phone 617-254-4046 for more information.

Mutual Aid Jamaica Plain & Roxbury Network

Social Distancing does not Equal Social Isolation.

The Neighborhood Aid Network, coordinated by The Human Network Institute at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has a simple goal: To provide a central place where neighborhood digital platforms can aggregate and standardize and where volunteers receive information and training.

For information and to get involved in the Mutual Aid Jamaica Plain & Roxbury Network, visit bit.ly/jpmutualaid where you will find, among other information, links to:

Resource List – a centralized place for individuals, families, service providers and others to find information:

Current Offerings List – a public non-editable “offerings” spreadsheet that people can view and reach out to others directly for support (the list is growing and you can add your information as well).

Current Needs List – if you are in need of something that is not found on the Current Offerings List, you can add your information/needs.

The Mutual Aid Jamaica Plain & Roxbury Network is a powerful way to build strong connections and there are several ways that you can be a part of the group.

Email mutualaidjamaicaplain@gmail.com with questions about the Network and/or ways to participate.

Me2/orchestra

Me2/Orchestra is a welcoming, multi-generational, inclusive classical music organization. The focus is on a supportive music-making environment and stigma-erasing performances for all ability levels. There is no audition and no participation fee to join.

New members are accepted at various points throughout the season. If you are interested in joining the orchestra, email info@me2orchestra.org, call 802-238-8369 or visit www.Me2orchestra.org.

The Neighborhood Aid Network

Social Distancing does not Equal Social Isolation.

The Neighborhood Aid Network, coordinated by The Human Network Institute at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has a simple goal: To provide a central place where neighborhood digital platforms can aggregate and standardize and where volunteers receive information and training.

State Representative Liz Miranda Community Care Response Team is working hard to partner people in the 5th Suffolk District of Roxbury and Dorchester with the services we all need to deal with the effects of COVID-19.

Visit www.humannetworkinitiative.com/neighborhoods for more information.

BPL updates

The Boston Public Library has an online calendar of virtual events to go with its other online services, including e-books, downloadable movies, audiobooks and other information resources.

Other details and links to remote library services can be found at www.bpl.org/news/remote-library-services.

For more information, email ask@BPL.org.

Free citywide meal sites for Boston residents

The City of Boston, in partnership with Project Bread, YMCA of Greater Boston, Boston Centers for Youth and Families and other community organizations, will provide free “grab and go” meals for Boston residents in need.

For a list of meal sites, visit www.boston.gov/departments/food-access/map-meal-sites-boston#map--409806 or www.bostonpublicschools.org/Page/8098.

Phone 617-635-3717 or email food@boston.gov with questions or concerns or for other information.

If you need additional food resources, contact Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline at 800-645-8333.