Crossings Gallery Exhibition: Feb. 4-March 12, Crossings Gallery, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. For information: http://bit.ly/2OcP95N. Chris Sageman’s exhibition, “Partly Cloudy,” will be on display in the Crossings Gallery. Sageman presents a series of paintings that diagram the current moment. By isolating fractions of imagery in each diagram, the paintings serve as disjointed road maps that try to make sense of all the bits and pieces and create an intimate situation in itself.
Lunch and Learn: noon-2 p.m. March 5, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. Free. For information: http://bit.ly/32eqALn. The workshop will guide attendees through the process of using HarvardX and edX to sign up for online courses, find courses that they would enjoy and interact with course materials. This workshop is open to all lifelong learners. Lunch will be included.
Drop-in Youth Yoga: 4-4:50 p.m. Wednesdays, March 4-April 29, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. For information: http://bit.ly/38ICEag. Participants in third through eighth grades will learn basic yoga stretches and poses that will help with focus and learning. Each week’s session will include a theme such as balance, collaboration, gratitude and others to help students improve their focus in school and elsewhere. The weekly sessions also will work on self-acceptance and mindfulness to focus on the present moment. The sessions may also include activities such as journaling and crafts to reinforce these concepts. This is a drop-in activity; no advance registration is required.
Career path workshop: 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 9, 12, 16 and 19, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. Free. This four-part workshop can provide attendees with guidance by taking three of the most popular career assessments — Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory and SkillScan — and discussing the outcomes with a career coach. The registration deadline is at 5 p.m. March 2. This series is for Harvard Ed Portal members, Allston-Brighton residents and Gardner Pilot Academy parents only.
Spring Into Yoga: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 18-May 6, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. For information: http://bit.ly/39UnUFl. Each class will incorporate flowing, intentional vinyasa-style movements, stretches and breathing practices to relax the body. Modifications will be offered for participants of all levels to ensure maximum benefit and healthy alignment.
Boston Gun Buyback Program: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Boston Police Dept D-14 301 Washington St., Brighton. For information: 617-343-4260, bpdnews.com/district-d-14. Residents may drop off their working firearms and receive a $200 Visa gift card. Those who do not wish to deliver the firearms during those hours or at the station can call and arrange a pickup.
Group-Based Parent Training for Disruptive Behaviors: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Franciscan Children’s, 30 Warren St., Brighton. For information: 617-254-3800, ext. 1251. Open to parents and caregivers of children with disruptive behaviors and co-occurring conditions such as autism spectrum disorder. The group will train parents to understand and manage disruptive behaviors through the use of weekly education and troubleshooting, worksheets, videos and support.
Adult Conversational English Class: 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 480 Washington St., Brighton. For advanced-beginner and intermediate levels. No registration necessary, drop in. For information: http://bc.edu/neighborhood.
Overeaters Anonymous: 9:45-11 a.m. Saturdays at Brighton Marine Health Center, 77 Warren St., Brighton. Individuals who find it difficult to stop eating can find physical, emotional and spiritual recovery. For information: 617-731-8150.
Free Tax Services: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, ABCD: Allston Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center, 640 Washington St., Brighton; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Allston Brighton APAC, 143 Harvard Ave., Allston; to be announced, Allston Brighton Child and Family Services Center, 406 Cambridge S., Allston; noon-8 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, Brighton Branch of Boston Public Library, 40 Academy Hill Road, Brighton; to be announced, Josephine Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. The Boston Planning and Development Agency is offering free tax services to anyone who makes less than $54,000. To contact ABCD: 617-903-3640. To contact all other locations: 617-347-5624; email@example.com. For information: http://bostontaxhelp.org/2017-tax-sites.
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers HIV/STI clinic: 4-6 p.m. Fridays, MAPS, 697 Cambridge St., Suite 203, Brighton. Walk-in clinic with free, quick and confidential tests for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. For information: 617-787-0557.
English as second language courses: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. Taught by certified teachers and volunteers. ESOL Tuesdays and Thursdays also available. To register: 617-496-5022.
Brighton boot camp: 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Rogers Park, Brighton. The public is invited to a fitness boot camp with US Army veteran Rick Holahan. Bring water and reflective gear. This one-hour military workout is not for the faint of heart. For information: AllBriVets@gmail.com.
Learn to Skate: 4-4:50 p.m. Tuesdays, Warrior Ice Arena, 90 Guest St., Brighton. Ages 3 and older can learn to ice skate. The seven-week course includes a United States Figure Skating Membership, instruction and practice, seven free public skating sessions and rental skates. For information: 617-927-7467; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://warrioricearena.com.
ABCD case and tax services: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. Attendees get help with services such as: housing search, SNAP/food stamp applications, cooking classes, cradles to crayons registration. For information or to schedule an appointment: 617-903-3640.
Fresh Truck Food Market: 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Presentation School Foundation, 640 Washington St., Brighton. Fruits, vegetables, snacks and cooking demos. For information: email@example.com; 978-886-8526.
Workout Wednesdays: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brighton Common, 24 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton. Led by a local YMCA instructor. Workouts vary, but are open to all fitness levels. No special equipment required.
Infant and Toddler Playgroups: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays for toddlers and Fridays for infants, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston. The Harvard Ed Portal and Family Nurturing Center are partnering to offer new baby and toddler morning playgroups at the Portal. The playgroup is open to all families living in Allston-Brighton. No advance registration is required. For information: edportal.harvard.edu.
Create a new way of looking at money: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Art Room, Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Brighton. Led by Diane the arts intern from Lesley University. Free. For information: 617-699-2883.
Learn to Cope Boston Chapter meetings: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, IBEW Local Union, 256 Freeport St., Dorchester. Learn to Cope offers peer-support, education, resources and hope for families dealing with addiction and recovery. Meetings offer a safe place for members to share their experiences, ask questions, learn about addiction and listen to guest speakers who are either in long term recovery or professionals in the field. Overdose education and Narcan training is also available at every meeting. For information: http://Learn2Cope.org; 508-738-5148.
Veteran Owned Small Business: Mayor Martin Walsh has launched a veteran-owned small business development initiative. To register as a Veteran Owned Small Business: http://vetbiz.gov.
Long-Term Homeowners Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition: Mayor Martin Walsh signed the Long-Term Homeowner Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition to provide relief to qualifying Boston homeowners who are having difficulty affording their real estate tax liability. The Long-Term Homeowners Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition is modeled after an existing property tax deferral program available to seniors over the age of 65, who own and occupy their property as their primary residence. For information, contact the mayor’s 24-hour hotline: 617-635-4500.
Senior Shuttle: Mayor Walsh’s Commission on Affairs of the Elderly offers the Senior Shuttle to Boston residents, ages 60 and older, for free transportation within the City of Boston to non-emergency medical appointments, food shopping, and social and recreational events. For information or to book an appointment: 617-635-3000.