UPDATE: Current low-staffing

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MyDorchester will undergo a decrease in staffing, effective until September. Please expect a delay in responses from us via info@mydorchester.org. We also ask that you check for updates on our social media accounts, which will remain somewhat active throughout this time. Please keep an eye out for our weekly eBlasts!

 

We apologize for any inconvenience, and we look forward to returning to full-staffing in September!

Chill On Park Tuesdays | July 14-August 25th

Its Family Night Tuesdays with Chill On Park every week starting at 6PM ending at 8PM. Let your kids cool off every tuesday with a cone or a cup

Specially priced kids ice cream cone or cup, $2.50 (one topping for 50 cents)

Free kids gift and balloon with any ice cream purchase.  (One gift per child with purchase).

Kroc Field Movie Night | Aug 28

Come join the community at the Kroc Field Movie Night!

 

7pm-8pm | Field games, zumba and obstacle course

8pm-10pm | Family Movie - "Home" (2015)

BRING OUT YOUR LAWN CHAIRS AND BLANKETS

Bring out your lawn chairs and blankets

Enjoy field games, a huge bouncy obstacle course and a movie on the turf field

Food & ice cream trucks will be on site

Free and open to the public!

 

Please note:

-No alcoholic beverages, smoking, tents or open flames

42nd Annual Boston Caribbean Carnival | Aug 29

The Carnival begins in Roxbury this Saturday, August 29, 2015, 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Warren Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard and ends in Dorchester at Franklin Park along Blue Hill Avenue.

The Trinidadian-style Carnival includes always includes a variety island cultures and representations which help to transform Boston into a stream of colorful costumes and passionate Caribbean sounds, and dance.

Come out this Saturday and enjoy the best of Caribbean art, food, dance, and entertainment.

The Boston Caribbean Carnival, founded by the late Ken Bonaparte Mitchell and Ivy Ponder in 1973, annually attracts more than 600,000 people to Boston, and it has the distinction of being one of the nation’s most successful and longest running carnivals.

 

Photo by Wendy Maeda/Boston Globe Staff, boston.com

Dorchester Beach Festival | August 29th

Enjoy Live music., games, food trucks, facepainting and so much more at Dorchester Beach Festival this August ! from 2PM-9PM Off of Morrisey Blvd in Savin Hill. It's going to be an amazing time to relax, have fun and get the kids involved in the many activities they are providing like a visit from some special animals of Zoo New England  and Aquarium. Dont miss out on this day of fun ! 

Between Me and You Art Exhibit | Sept 12

The Dorchester Art Project is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition, Between You and Me: Resident Group Show. Curated from work produced by DAP resident artists, Between You and Me locates the tenuous threads that bind together artists working within communal space. >> Read More

Open Studios, Dorchester Arts Collaborative | Oct 24 & 25

Since 2003, Dorchester has been hosting Open Studios every October. We welcome all artists, sculptors, jewelers, photographers, craftspeople and designers to showcase and sell your work.

For those artists without a private studio, group sites are available at First Parish Church Dorchester and the Erick Jean Center for the Arts. First come, first serve!

 

Are you a local artsit? do you want to show your work, network with other artists, promoters, and sell your artwork to the public?

Register for this year's Open Studios:

http://dorchesterartscollaborative.org/register/

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