STRIVE Boston Orientation | May 29

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Looking for a job? Have no work experience? Need to touch up on your education or get your GED? Tired of doing nothing and going nowhere?  STRIVE can help!

STRIVE can prepare you for a job and train you in the following:

Resume writing

Professional development

Interviewing skills

Long-term support

Computer training

G.E.D. preparation

Job placement assistance

Word & Excel Certification


Come to an orientation and learn how you can develop the skills you need to be successful!


When: Friday, May 29th


Where: STRIVE Boston

651 Washington Street, Dorchester

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Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting Boston | May 29

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The City of Boston is making history for a second consecutive year as the city has allocated $1,000,000 of Boston’s capital funds for the youth to spend as they see fit! This process is called Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting Boston.

This initiative is historical because Boston is the first, and thus far only, city in the United States to implement youth-led Participatory Budgeting. For the youth in Boston, this a unique opportunity for political empowerment through true democracy. Now its time to VOTE! Stay connected with the process by TEXTING YLC to 844-YLC-LEAD

Follow voting week on Twitter and Insta @youthleadboston and add us on the snap “youthleadchange”


Come vote in Dorchester!

When: Friday, May 29

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

When: Ashmont T Station

1900 Dorchester Avenue at 200 Ashmont Street, Dorchester

For more info:

Spring Friday Dinners | May 29

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Dinner is made easy on Fridays thanks to the Kroc Center! Come get some ready-made meals every Friday!



When: every Friday starting May 1st

Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center of Boston

650 Dudley Street, Dorchester

For more info: visit 


ArtROX! Hub Grand Opening | May 29

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Discover Roxbury announces the Grand Opening of the ArtROX! Hub, a 5000-square foot programmatic art/workspace in Dudley Square shared by Discover Roxbury and partner, Future Boston Alliance. The ArtROX! Hub, in the heart of Dudley Square, fills a void in the social, cultural and economic fabric of one of Boston's largest commercial districts. The space will be used for exhibitions by local artists, sales of merchandise and artwork, art-making workshops, as well as workshops about the business of art. In addition to providing artists, residents, and visitors with services, the Hub will be poised to meet the needs of new employees and visitors to Roxbury.


When: Friday, May 29th


Where: 22 Warren Street, Roxbury

For more info: email


Romeo and Juliet at the Strand Theatre | May 21-30

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"Shakespeare OFF the Common" is an innovative 3-part arts program created in collaboration with the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events to foster community interaction!

This year's Shakespeare OFF the Common programming includes:

1. A series of workshops created for classes in BPS that introduce Romeo&Juliet to students from an actors point of view, starting in March

2. A production of Romeo&Juliet by CSC2 at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester

3. Three art fesitvals, called "Fair Verona" hosted by three Boston Boys and Girls Clubs


Come to the screening of Romeo&Juliet at the Strand Theatre! There will be FREE student matinees starting at 10AM from Thursday May 21st to Friday May 29th!

To register a class to attend one of these performances, or to book a workshop with CSC teaching artists and CSC2 actors, contact Marissa Friedman, Community Outreach Coordinator, at



Student Screening - Thursday, May 21st - Friday, May 29th

10:00AM (Special start time of 11:00AM for May 26th show only)

Community performances- Friday, May 29th at 7:00PM

Saturday, May 30th at 2:00PM.

Where: Strand Theatre

543 Columbia Road, Dorchester

Tickets: FREE for student screening, $5 for community performances

For more info: visit


Walking Exercise Group | May 30

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Need motivation to exercise? Want to get fit? Training for a walk/run? Join the weekly walking exercise group!


When: EVERY SATURDAY starting May 30th


Where: Franklin Park 

(Meet in front of the Golf Course parking lot)

10 Circuit Drive, Dorchester

For more info: Contact Alison Brown at or call (202)255-2409

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Elsie Frank 5K | May 30

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Come show your support for Kit Clark Senior Services! The Elsie Frank 5K will benefit senior programs at Kit Clark! Run, walk, or volunteer for this great cause!


When: Saturday, May 30th

9:00 a.m. Registration 10:00 a.m. Start

Where: DCR Pope John Paul II Park
Gallivan Boulevard, Dorchester
Preregistration: $25 before Race Day

$30 on Race Day

Register now:
For more information: contact

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Udder Mayhem: 2nd Annual Cow Plop | May 30

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You're invited to the 2nd Annual Community Block Party and COW PLOP, featuring Pony Rides, Dunk Tank, Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses, Face-Painting, Games, Music, Raffles, Silent Auction, Dance-Off, and much more! Food and Beverages will be provided! Special Appearances by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and other surprise guests! All proceeds go to the Savin Hill Little League! THREE Prizes this year of $3,500, $1,500, & $500!


When: Saturday, May 30th


Where: McConnell Park, Savin Hill

Cost: $50 for a Cow Plop Ticket

For more details/how to donate: please email 


Raised Bed Gardening | May 30

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Raised beds can be simple to build and very productive to grow in. This hands-on demonstration will help you choose the best site, materials, soil, and plants for your garden.


When: Saturday, May 30th


Where: City Natives

30 Edgewater Drive, Mattapan

For more info:  call 617.542.7696 or email


Public Art Salon | March 14 - June 14

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The Public Art Salon is an ongoing initiative to design and build community-driven public art projects, facilitate relationships between the community and professional artists in and beyond Four Corners, and establish a weekly place for civic practice where we all come together to make and talk art, politics, and community.

The Public Art Salon is in its pilot session from March 14 – June 14. We are gathering to build Seats of Power: the 50-Foot Bench.


When: Every Saturday from 11am – 2pm

Where: Dorchester Arts Collaborative

157A Washington St. Dorchester

For more info: visit


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