Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market | Jan 9 - March 19

Vendors include:

  • Oakdale Farm
  • Riverdale Farm
  • Laszlo Farm
  • Red's Best Fish
  • Ancient Bakers
  • A Touch of Silva
  • Beauty N Simplicity
  • Clara's Bean

You can use your SNAP EBT cards and get up to $10 of farm fresh food FREE through Boston Bounty Bucks.

When: January 9, 2016 to March 19, 2016, Saturdays 10:00am to 1:00pm

Where: Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St, Dorchester, MA

Questions: Jerry Samy,

Free Tax Services | Jan 20- April 15

For Families Who Earned Less Than $54K in 2015. Get your taxes prepared for free and receive tax benefits for eligible families or individuals. Part of the Boston Tax Help Coalition. Beginning Wednesday January 20, 2016 through April 15., 2016. 

When: Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm


  • Codman Square Wellness & Fitness Center - 450 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 
  • Dorchester House Multi Service Center - 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA
  • ABCD: Dorchester NSC - 110 Claybourne Street, Dorchester, MA
  • 1199 SEIU - 150 Mt. Vernon Street 3rd Floor, Dorchester, MA (

For More information :  call 617-635-4500 or visit


Codman Academy Charter Public School Application & Open House

Codman Academy Charter Public School is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year! If your child is entering grades K1 through 9, Codman Academy would love for you to apply.

The application can be found here<> and admission will be determined by lottery.

Remember to submit an application by March 2nd!

Open House events:

9th grade applicants: February 9th from 6-7PM at their Upper School (10 Epping St., Dorchester, MA 02124)

K1-8th grade applicants- February 11th from 6-7PM at their Lower School (622 Washington St., Dorchester, MA 02124)

Blind Date with a Book | Feb 13

Need to spice up your reading? Stop by at On the Dot Books for a Blind Date with a Book!

Already have a date for Valentine's Day? A snazzily wrapped mystery book will make a wonderful gift. Pair it with one of our adorable greeting cards and you're all set!

Each book is only $5, not only is it a good date, it's a cheap date!

If you know what you want to get your sweetie, On the Dot Books will have free gift wrapping available for books purchased during the event.


When :  Feb 13, Saturday at 4 PM - 6 PM

Where: 1739 Dorchester Ave Dorchester Center, Massachusetts

Valentine's Paint Night, Cupcake & Wine Tasting | Feb 13

Enjoy a relaxing and intimate start to Valentine's Day Weekend with a Paint Night and Cupcake & Wine Tasting in the beautiful Caribbean Arts Gallery! This event is for couples and singles alike! 

4pm-5pm - Cocktail Hour featuring 2 Cupcake & Wine Pairings compliments of Tia's Cakes & Pastries! Light Refreshments will also be served!

5pm-8pm - Paint a Valentine's inspired art piece with Kingdom Paint Parties to take home and enjoy! And continue to enjoy the evening with beer and wine selections from the bar and atmospheric tunes!

Tia's and Caribbean Art Gallery provide everything you need to paint; you'll recieve a canvas, acrylic paint, brushes, easels, and an apron. Though an apron is provided, they recommend you wearing something you wouldn't mind getting paint on just in case! Acrylic paint will stain your clothes. >> Read More

Presidents' Day Family Festival | Feb 15

 The Kennedy Library will host its 5th annual Family Festival. The festival will include Presidential storytelling, creative activities, museum tours and demonstrations, and live musical performances.


When: Monday, February 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Columbia Point, Boston MA 02125


Visit for a detailed schedule of the Family Festival offerings.

Ice Skating at the Kroc | Feb 16-19

New Ice Skating Rink at the Kroc! Enjoy a fun winter activity. Join The Salvation Army Kroc Center for outdoor community ice skating on their field,  right in the heart of Dorchester!


When: Open Winter Vacation Break 2/16-2/19 (closed Monday), daily from 12pm-4pm.

Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center 650 Dudley Street Boston, MA 02125

Free to members, $2 for non-members. Bring your own skates.

Helmets highly recommended for youth ages 4-12 Years.

For more information, call our Welcome Desk at 617-318-6900

Bilingual Concert with Mariana Iranzi | Feb 16

Mariana visits from New York City with a fun and interactive show for children and families. Come prepared to sing, dance, and practice your Spanish to the beat of original and some classic songs everyone will enjoy. Mariana is a professional musician and educator from Argentina and a graduate of Berklee College of Music.


When: Tuesday, February 16, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Road

Concert with Judy Pancoast | Feb 16

Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast helps children shake off their wintertime cabin fever with songs to get them up and dancing! We'll "think summer" with seasdide songs, go a little crazy with koo-koo songs, and just have a fun musical time together. 

When: Tuesday, Feb 16, 4pm

Where: Codman Square Branch, 690 Washington St, Boston, MA 02124

To find out more about Judy, visit 

Winter Coat Distribution | Feb 19

Men of Color, Men of Action presents it's 3rd annual Winter Coat Distribution to Men, Women & Children. 

When: Date:  February 19, 2016 (snow date: February 27th)   Time: 3pm -7pm         

Where:  The Great Hall (6 Norfolk St)  Codman Square (across from McDonalds) 


Drop off Locations :

  • 587 Washington St                             
  • Strive  651 Washington St
  • Cut to Fit 19 Norfolk St

Light refreshments will be served…

For more information contact Cullen @ 617-825-4224 ext 130

or email

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