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Photos of Khmer New Year Community Fair 2018/2562

4/30/18 The Khmer New Year Community Fair took place on the Common Saturday, celebrating the year of the dog, 2018, or 2562, Buddhist Era. Just like last year, LynnHappens arrived in the afternoon, not long before the 4U Band took the stage with their blend of traditional and western rock-n-roll influences. (Speaking of Cambodian rock-n-roll,…

Photos of Khmer New Year Community Fair 2017/2561

4/20/17 The Khmer Cultural Planning Committee had its annual Khmer New Year Community Fair on the Common Saturday celebrating the year of the rooster, 2017, or 2561, Buddhist Era. LynnHappens arrived in the afternoon, not long before the 4U Band took the stage with their blend of traditional and western rock-n-roll influences. (Speaking of Cambodian…

Photos from the Annual Tree Lighting on the Common

12.8.16 On Tuesday, December 6th, Mayor Kennedy, The Daily Item and of course, Santa, lit the tree on Lynn Common near City Hall. Cobbet Elementary charmed with their chimes and choir. Lynn English brought the chorus and Lynn Public Schols Band played in front of City Hall as folks went inside for crafts and to see…

Art in the Park

9.19.16 On Saturday, September 17th Wreck Shop Movement held its first Art in the Park by the Frederick Douglass Bandstand on Lynn Common. Local artists Keith Gulla of Gorilla Militia, Salam MC, SWERLS and others shared tips and techniques with eager kids wanting to learn to paint murals. Instructors also talked ethics with the kids,…

Pokémon Go Vote

Congressman Moulton’s Campaign Sets up on the Common to Catch Voters On Monday, August 15, 2016 volunteers and staffers from Representative Seth Moulton’s office set up a tent on Lynn Common with voter registration forms and the usual campaign buttons and stickers. Normally, this is not something you’d see photos of in LynnHappens, but the…

Group Says “Let Us Live” at Frederick Douglass Bandstand

Organized by young folks including Raven and Arianna Jones and moderated by Darrell Murkison the peaceful gathering occurred by the historic Frederick Douglass Bandstand on Lynn Common. As it began to rain, the some in the crowd raised their umbrellas but none left. The names of victims of violence were read, signs were held and…

Civil War Commemoration on Lynn Common

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…

Khmer New Year Community Fair 2016/2560

5/1/16 – The annual Khmer New Year Celebration happened on the Common yesterday with music, food, dance, awards, games and more to welcome in the Year of the Monkey, B.E. 2560/C.E. 2016. In case you missed it, the sights and sounds have been beautifully captured by Anne Jones Principe. Be sure to check out Principe’s…

2nd Annual March for the Homeless

March for the Homeless, described as an awareness walk, began at Red Rock Park Saturday and ended at the Frederick Douglass Bandstand on the Lynn Common, where these photos were taken. There were performances along the way and at the Common by Spoken Word Flash Mob of Boston and members of Wreck Shop Movement. Tatiana…