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Hold Down Orlando Pulse Fundraiser at Fran’s

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On Friday, July 8th 2016 Fran’s Place held a fundraiser for Equality Florida, a civil rights organization. The entertainment was varied, from poets, musicians, singers, drag queens and dancers. Mayor Kennedy was there and made some remarks at the start of the entertainment portion of the evening, and won a few raffle prizes, too. List…

Treading Water at O’Brien’s

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Treading Water played O’Brien’s Friday, June 24th. The busy group also played a golf-tournament after party at Gannon Saturday (no photos of that, unfortunately). The Lynn-based alternative-rock band will be at New Music in the Square Wednesday with Wreck Shop Movement for a free all-ages show on the Central Square island.   Treading Water by Treading…

Civil War Commemoration on Lynn Common

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This past weekend, June 3rd, 4th and 5th 2016, was another installment of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The series actually continues next year with even more events. The detailed schedule was posted in advance, here. Participants of course included the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) / Gen. Lander…

Tigerman WOAH’s Three Show Mini Tour

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On Saturday, May 21, 2016 Tigerman WOAH embarked on a three-show regional tour. It was documented by Isaac S. Photography. Tigerman WOAH headline the Downtown Lynn Cultural District’s “Rock the Block” festival Saturday, June 11th, 2016! The first stop was the annual Food Project Farm Festival on Munroe Street at noon: Second stop – 2pm…

School of Rock at the Brickyard

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On Saturday, May 7th the School of Rock House Band played the Brickyard prior to M.S.F. The S.O.R. Lynn House Band consists of adult and youth students and staff. School of Rock is hosting a David Bowie Tribute June 5th, 2016 at Fran’s Place, 776 Washington Street, Lynn. School of Rock Presents: A Tribute to…

Get Involved in Community Gardening – Here’s How

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From the Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance –  Community gardens offer spaces for people to grow fresh produce and connect with their neighbors. These growing spaces are quickly expanding in Lynn. Last summer the Park Commission passed a series of procedures for creating and participating in community gardens on city park lands. The Ames Playground…

Photos of 2nd Annual Open Arms Pub Crawl

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The 2nd Annual Open Arms Pub Crawl happened Saturday, May 7th and LynnHappens caught them arriving at Tony’s Pub, the second to last stop. Organizer Colt Mallett said about 50 people had registered and at that time they had raised about $2,000 for a scholarship in memory of Anthony Melanson, a Classical student who passed…