Shakespeare | July 24th & 25th

Thursday July 24, 2014 and Friday, July 25, 2014, Codman Academy Charter Public School students enrolled in the Huntington Summer Institute will be putting on a production of William Shakeaspeare's Julis Cesear at the Calderwood Theatre in the South End. 527 Tremont, Boston. Both plays will begin at 7pm!

Free Meals For Kids & Teens

Come by and get a free meal or snack in Dorchester! The USDA food program for 2014 is giving free meals to teens and kids. No need to be enrolled in anything! Times and dates vary by site location. For further info visit click "summer meals" on the left side and find a site near you!

Codman Square Farmers' Market | Saturdays

The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (Corner of Washington Street & Talbot Ave). Don't miss out on fruit, veggies, bread, herbs, crafts, picnics, fresh fish, entertainment, food demos, walking groups and more! WIC, Senior Coupons, EBT, Debit Cards & Credit Cards are accepted! Save up to $10 when you use EBT! For more info, visit FACEBOOK or email

Youth Sports Nights At Franklin Park | July 10th through mid August

Join the Franklin Youth Coalition on Thursdays starting July 10th until mid August from 5-8pm for their Youth Sports Nights at the White Stadium basketball courts. There will be pick up basketball and kickball games as well as face painting for kids. A free barbecue will be provided so come out and enjoy!


Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park | July 15 to Aug 5

On every Tuesday from July 15 to August 5, free concerts will take place at 11am between the White Stadium and the Giraffe Entrance to the Zoo. Your kids won't want to sit still! So get up and dance to music including Hip-Hop, Step, Michael Jackson and more! Great for summer camps, families and child care programs also! Bring picnic lunches and spend the day playing in the park.

Individual Concerts:

(All ages welcome. Bring your lawn chairs, a picnic supper, and all your friends.)


July 15 at 6pm: Opening Night! Athene Wilson, best female jazz vocalist at the New England Urban Music Awards. You’ll love her style, her music and her voice! Perfect for a summer evening out in the park. >> Read More

Community Beautification Planning Meeting | July 23

Please join St Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) for a community meeting on Wednesday, July 23 from 6:30-8:00pm to brainstorm creative ways to beautify our neighborhood business district. We'll meet at the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance building at 1803 Dorchester Ave. Light refreshments will be provided!

Scoops 'N Hoops: Food For Thought Cookout | July 26

Youth in Crisis presents Scoops 'N Hoops: The 9th Annual Food For Thought Cookout. This is a community event taking place from 10am to 4pm at Mildred Middle Community Center! This fun filled day includes free food, basketball, trophies and ice cream! For more info, please call 774-244-7015 or email

End of Time Performance | July 31

On July 31, Ashmont Hill Chamber Music will host a very special event. Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time will be performed by three time Grammy nominated clarinetist Todd Palmer, two time Grammy nominated violinist Jesse Mills,  pianist Rieko Aizawa from the Horszowski Trio, and cellist Julia Bruskin from the Claremont Trio. The pre-concert lecture goes from 6:30pm to 7:00pm. The concert starts at 7:00pm and finishes around 9:00pm. This performance will take place at First Parish (535 Canton Ave in Milton). Tickets available HERE. For more info, please call 617-680-7542 or email

National Night Out | August 5

Mayor Marty Walsh, Police Commissioner William Evans & the Boston Police Department Neighborhood Watch Unit invites you all the to the National Night Out. The event will take place on August 5th from 5:30pm - 8:30pm at Town Field Park (1565 Dorchester Ave) acessible by Redline Train stop Fields Corner.  Free food, entertainment and activities for kids.

Community Involvement | August 5th

Union Capital Boston, in partnership with Codman Square Health Center, wants you go get actively involved in the community.  Involvement within your community will result in gift cards for the most involved praticipants. The info session for the program will be on August 5th at 7pm inside the Great Hall in Codman Sq. Light refreshments will be provided!

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