Acropolis Boston celebrated Earth Day with an outdoor activity at the Mary B. Wakefield Estate in Milton. Participants learned about the compelling research of Suzanne Simard and Peter Wohlleben showing the ways trees communicate and cooperate with each other in an inter-active presentation highlighting the importance of connecting with Nature and paying attention to our natural surroundings. Thanks to the Wakefield Arboretum, we had the opportunity to enjoy nature while receiving a guided tour of its many beautiful trees, plants and flowers.
Volunteers participate in Crafts for Humanity for a card-making event to send hand-made get-well cards to children sick at the hospital of St. Jude. Making things by hand brings us in contact with a deep creative imagination spirit that not only calms but inspires!
Students take advantage while visiting the Da Vinci – The Genius exhibition at the Museum of Science to check out the Chocolate exhibit and see the incredible, must-see IMAX on the National Parks video. To find out more about all the cool things going on at the Museum, checkout their website at mos.org
Thanks to Sandy generously and warmly opening her home, members were able to share heartfelt moments with her and Mary and experience together the calming and centering experience of creative expression through Mindful Crafts. Thank you Sandy!
Thanks to all who came out to see us in Davis Square to celebrate UNESCO's International World Philosophy Day. The cube gathered hundreds of inspirational and insightful messages from residents in honor of the best in ourselves and each other.
As if food and friends were not enough, everyone really went above and beyond to share something special to make for a great day.
Great deals were had at the back-to-school sidewalk sale. All proceeds help support our efforts to present philosophical, cultural and volunteer activities so thanks to all of our neighbors that stopped by to support us.
Members from Acropolis Boston traveled to join the "2 Days with the Earth" annual reforestation event of OINASA which brought hundreds of volunteers from San Salvador to plant trees with local volunteers.
In collaboration with the Consulate of El Salvador in East Boston, Acropolis Boston participated in the Hispanic Writers Week initiative of the University of Massachusetts. To promote the event, volunteers distributed poems at the Maverick T-station and invited author Mario Zetino, who presented a lecture at the consulate and offered writing workshops at the East Boston High School.
Thanks Harry and Garrett for an interesting and fun tour of some of the most beautiful places in Boston! We are glad to welcome visitors as we discover always something new and incredible of this amazing place we live in!
Visitors to the booth spun the Wheel of the Philosophers to elect a Wisdom quote from one of the great philosopers of the East and West.
Thanks Ali for offering the perfect 4th of July celebration that hosted not only incredible food but awesome company and convo... and all of this in walking distance to the city's fireworks display... ahhh Cambridge summer barbeques!!!
Acropolis Boston participates in the ‘Wake Up the Earth’ Festival, the Earth Day festival of Jamaica Plains. People were invited to spin the Wheel of the Philosophers to get an inspirational quote and children were invited to learn about how plants grow and to plant some seeds of their own.
Enjoying warm summer days, beautiful sceneries and great company! A great way to share fraternity and philosophy :)
The Director of Acropolis Boston with the Consul General, Alba Azucena López. This signature launched several collaborative activities between Acropolis Boston and the Consulate General of El Salvador including: Culture through Reviving the Salvadoran Cultural Identity and volunteering activities in the public school system of East Boston.
Volunteers help the children at the Consulate of El Salvador in East Boston to prepare for the annual May celebration of El Dia de la Cruz, an indigenous traditions to thank the gods and Mother Earth for all they provide.
In honor of the United Nations World Food Day, New Acropolis organized a food drive, and thanks to the generous donations from the shoppers at Star Market in Porter Square, we were able to donate more than 30 boxes of food and non-perishable goods to The Greater Boston Food Bank. Currently in Massachusetts, 1 in 8 people struggle with hunger. Our goal is to be a part of the solution to ending this problem in our community and around the world.
Volunteers of Acropolis Boston traveled to El Salvador on an international volunteer mission. Volunteers organized and planned the planting of over 1000 trees to help the environment for our future generations. The 10th annual reforestation took place near Lake Coatapeque where mudslides from a nearby volcano erruption devistated the local area. A deep connection with nature was experienced by all of those who volunteered their time to make the world a better place. It was great to help and connect with our neighbors in El Salvador and to do our part for those in need.
The community of Jamaica Plains shared their creativity and willingness to help by to make a beautiful testiment to .
Acropolis Boston and EPIC volunteers unite to improve an elementary school in Roslindale with Boston Serve. EPIC (Empowering People for Inclusive Communities) is a non-profit organization that prepares young people with disabilities to be active and committed to the community. Volunteers were happy to help create a new and positive atmosphere to foster learning and self-confidence of the children of this community.