Volunteers needed for May 5!

Hi everyone, Ren here. I’m looking for volunteers for our big May Day Celebration coming up on Sunday, May 5. Can you help out with any of these things?

Set up tent, chairs, tables, etc. (9:30-10:30 AM)

Model for clinic photoshoot (10-11 AM)

Sign people up for free treatments and/or give clinic tours (anytime from 11 AM – 2 PM)

Clean up from event (anytime from 2-4 PM)

Since we’re offering everyone free acupuncture treatments on May 5 – if you’re helping out that day, you can get a free treatment at another time! Please reach out to me at 617-506-3868 (or in person) if you’re interested in helping or want more information.

Thanks so much!

May Day Celebration 2024

Dee poses in front of the windows at Boston Acupuncture Project which she has painted with flowers and the words awaken, heal, energize, thrive, grow. Book online at Boston Acupuncture Project dot com.

From 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM:

  • Free acupuncture
  • Chair massage
  • Clinic tours
  • Wrap up our Spring Fundraiser
  • Learn more about Boston Acupuncture Project.
  • Bonus: join us from 2-3 PM to talk about how BAP is doing, what we’re planning, and how to get more involved!

Please note this is a Sunday. We are packing up at 2 PM, so please arrive early for a free treatment! First come, first served.

If you’re a current or former patient, please consider volunteering!

$5 Friday Celebrating BAP’s 5th Birthday

Image of banner $5 Friday Event. Celebrating 5 years in H.P. Save your spot online for Friday, November 17, 4 to 6 P.M.

UPDATE: if you are not able to schedule, it means we are fully booked. However, we do have some space for walk-ins, so please stop by! You can also text to check for last minute availability on 11/17: 617-506-3868.

Book a regular community acupuncture appointment anytime on our regular sliding scale of $25-$55 (add $10 for first visits).

You can watch our How To Schedule video on YouTube.


Come in from 4-6 PM and get an acupuncture treatment with no intake for just $5. (Please bring cash!)

The perfect time to try us out if you’ve been curious!

Appointments strongly recommended. Face masks required. Click this link to save your spot.


Andrew Cheever, L.Ac. covers on Saturday, Sept. 16

We are excited to welcome Andrew Cheever, L.Ac. back to Boston Acupuncture Project! Book with Andrew directly by clicking this link.

Andrew earned his Master of Science in Acupuncture from Tri-State Acupuncture College in 2011. He has been practicing for many years at community acupuncture clinics Acupuncture Together in Medford, MA and Open Space Community Acupuncture in Somerville, MA.

Before moving to Somerville in 2015, Andrew practiced acupuncture at the New York Presbyterian Hospital’s pediatric oncology ward. He has experience working with individuals with physical, cognitive and social disabilities.

Andrew Cheever smiles at camera. He is a white man with a beard.

On Saturday, Sept. 16, Andrew covers at BAP. Please give him a warm Hyde Park welcome! Our regular sliding scale of $25-$55 (plus the added $10 fee for first visits only) applies.

Nicole Brown, L.Ac. covers on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023

Boston Acupuncture Project is thrilled to welcome Nicole Brown, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, to cover a shift!

Nicole Brown is in private practice at nearby Inner Sage Boston Acupuncture & Wellness, LLC. She earned her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) in 2008. Nicole also has extensive training in nutrition and functional medicine. She specializes in women’s health issues, fertility, hormones, and stress-related conditions.

With her multicultural upbringing and background in psychology, Nicole has a unique perspective on health and healing focused on mind/body root cause and solutions. Nicole combines conventional and holistic approaches, educating and empowering patients to achieve lasting health and wellness.

Nicole Brown portrait by Malka Ahmed Photography. Smiling woman leans against brick wall with hand on hip.

BAP’s executive director, Oren “Ren” Pilinger, met Nicole when they both worked on Small Steps Project pop-up clinics with We Got Us, offering free holistic healing to the community.

Don’t miss your chance to get an affordable acupuncture treatment from an excellent practitioner! Our regular sliding scale of $25-$55 applies (add $10 for a first visit). Save your spot now for Saturday, August 12, 2023 by clicking here or on the button below:

Acu-pressure and Acupuncture for Well-Being

Acupuncture has been used by humans for thousands of years, with traditions throughout East Asia presenting different schools of thought on how the body works. Learn about how ancient Daoist observations of nature are still relevant to us today, including acu-pressure points you can use on yourself at home.

Oren “Ren” Pilinger is a graduate of The New England School of Acupuncture at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, state licensed, and board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). After practicing at community acupuncture clinics all over Massachusetts, he co-founded Boston Acupuncture Project, which opened in Hyde Park in 2018.

Disclaimer: The library does not give medical advice or interpretation.

Hyde Park’s Juneteenth Celebration

Join us for performances, vendors, awards, living histories exhibit, activities for youth and adults, yoga, zumba, giveaways, and more! Register for Juneteenth Joy in Hyde Park 2023 – click here for the registration form.

Boston Acupuncture Project will be providing free mini acupuncture treatments. We will be joined by Dr. Angela Jamal of Anami Wellness who will be providing free ear seed treatments!

You must register to be eligible for giveaways!

For more information about the event, pictures from last year, and sponsorship information, please visit the West Fairmount Hill Community Group website: https://westfhcommunity.org/juneteenth/

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Hyde Park Juneteenth Joy on Saturday, June 17, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. At the Martini Memorial Shell Park and Moynihan Recreation Area, Truman Parkway, Hyde Park, MA 02136. Mistress of Ceremonies City Councilors At Large Ruthzee Louijeune and Julia Mejia. Speaker: Hilina D. Ajakaiya, Executive Vice President, Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau. Porsha Olayiwola, Poet Laureate, City of Boston. Invited Guests: Maura Healey, Governor of Massachusetts. Ayanna Pressley, Congresswoman, MA-07. Michelle Wu, Mayor of Boston. Segun Idowu, City of Boston, Chief of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion. Acitivites include Zumba and Afrobeats classes, Canoe Rides on the Neponset River, Paint Parties for kids and grown-ups, children's book giveaway, chair massage, community acupuncture, photo booth, bouncy house, kids crafts. Food samples from: Zaz, Park 54, Rincon Caribeno, Bacarros, Las Delicias, Manyi Juices, Fair Nutrition, Ben and Jerry's ice cream, Cappy's Pizza, Shaws, Stop & Shop, Effies Homemade, Fan Fan Bakery. Exhibits and Vendors include The Switch Co-op, Aunt Bev's Creations, Bubbles and Ink, Dragon Moon, Dress with Confidence, Intriguing Hair, Meaningful Messages, and KS Studio. Dance performances by KS Studio, Boston Rhythm Riders, BLA Step and Stroll, Team and student performances from local schools. REGISTER at bit,ly/Junejoyhp to be eligible for giveaways including gift bags, gift cards, and more

Educator Special in April 2023

Text saying April Special Acupuncture for Educators with words that look like they are written on a chalkboard surrounded by cute chalk drawings of stars, sun, rainbow, clouds, book and apple.

This month, we thank our educators by offering 20% OFF up to 3 community acupuncture treatments.

First Visits for $28 (regularly $35-$65)
Return Visits for $20 (regularly $25-$55)

How to use the special: just let us know you’re an educator* when you fill out your intake form, or come in for your return visit, and get up to 3 discounted community acupuncture treatments** in April 2023 at Boston Acupuncture Project.

*Educators = anyone who works at any school or childcare center or any other job providing education/support in a school/childcare setting.

**treatments are regular community acupuncture treatments; this special does not apply to Bubble Blocks and cannot be combined with any other special offers. Thanks for understanding!

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