Dorchester Winter Farmers' Market | March 6

Dorchester Winter Farmers' Market

Do you like fresh and delicious food? Are you looking for more organic, home-grown options in your diet? The Dorchester Winter Farmers Market can help! Come meet with your fellow community at the ONLY winter farmers market in Dorchester and learn about all the delicious natural food vendors have to offer! Kids activities will be provided as well!

When:  EVERY FRIDAY!

3:00PM-7:00PM

Where:  Codman Square Health Center

Great Hall (across from health center)
6 Norfolk St. Dorchester

Questions?:  Visit the Dorchester Community Food Co-op website at https://dotcommcoop.wordpress.com/

See you there!

 

Emotional Health 101 | Fridays starting March 6

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Emotional Health 101 is a free weekly drop-in class for existing Behavioral Health patients. Learn the basics to maintaining your emotional health.

 

When: Fridays beginning March 6th

1:00PM-2:00PM

Where: Codman Square Health Center

3rdfloor group room

637 Washington Street, Dorchester

Questions?: Call April Salvaterra at 617-822-8318

Dorchester Civic Forum | March 6

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Following the high attendance and great work of our first Civic Forum in February on School Transportation issues for ELL/Special Needs students, this second gathering will discuss Public Safety issues, focusing specifically on three resident driven proposals for building positive and productive relations with the Boston Police Department. 

1. Making BPD Internal affairs processes more transparent and strengthening the powers of the Community Ombudsman Oversight Panel

2. Engaging residents in planning and implementing culturally competent interactive activities that strengthen relations between police and residents in our neighborhoods. >> Read More

Intimate Apparel | March 6

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Join the cast, crew, and designers of Intimate Apparel for a dessert reception celebrating the March birthdays of Derek Lumpkins, executive director at Discover Roxbury, and Matt Chapuran, managing director at Lyric Stage Company. Enjoy a Show & Tell Salon featuring costume designer Amanda Mujica and sound designer Kelsey Jarboe, who will share about their work on the show, allowing time for your questions.

 

When: Friday, March 6th

8:00PM Show

10:00PM Reception

Where: Lyric Stage,140 Clarendon St.

For tickets: http://lyricstage.com/

*Use code DISCOVER for $20 discount/ ticket

 

Community Clothing Drive | March 7

family movement clothing drive flyer

The F.A.M.I..L.Y Movement, inc. has been sponsored by big clothing names like TJX and Macy's in this community clothing drive! They are looking for clean, un-tarnished clothing for adults and children, ranging from coats to shoes and more! Please be sure to wash the garments before donating! Bags of clothes will range from $1-5, shoes $1, and accessories $1. There will also be a $100 Macy's gift card raffle!

 

When: Saturday, March 7th

9:00AM-12:00PM

Where: Dorchester House Multi-Service Center

(Garden Room – located near WIC office)

1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

For more info: visit www.familymovement.com

L.I.P.S.T.I.C.K Leadership Training | March 7

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LIPSTICK Leadership Trainings equip YOU with tools and information to keep illegal guns out of your neighborhood.  Learn how we can prevent women and girls from enabling gun traffickers, educate friends, get our voices heard, and become part of the solution today!

 

When: SATURDAY MARCH 7th

10:00 AM-12:00PM

Where: Grove Hall Public Library

41 Geneva Ave. Dorchester

For more info: visit www.operationlipstick.org

Minority Business Expo | March 7

minority business expo

Event Overview
The Minority Business Expo is created to increase opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. It is also an opportunity to capture prospective clients and customers in a well facilitated environment. We provide the support and resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs, by being a platform for learning opportunities to stabilize and advance their success. The expo will have an array of businesses from the community and business support companies.

Guests will attend from all over the city and will range from professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, event specialists, community organizations, local personalities, special guest honorees, friends, family, and many more.

 

When: Saturday, March 7th

12:00PM-5:00PM

Where:  Boys and Girls Club

15 Talbot Ave, Dorchester

To register: https://www.facebook.com/events/328587533977641/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

 

Ashmont Nursery School Silent Auction | March 7

silent auction flyer

Join the Ashmont Nursery school for a night of mingling, music, hors d'ouevres, and a silent auction to benefit the school! This year's giveaways include Sox/Yankees tickets, a lunch cruise for 4 on the Spirit of Boston, a 2-night stay at Eco-Cabin with a sauna, and more!

 

When: Saturday, March 7th

7:00PM-10:00PM

Where: First Parish Church

10 Parish Street, Dorchester

For more info: email fundraising@ashmontnurseryschool.com

Co-Ed Fitness at ADSL | March 8-29

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Every Sunday through the end of March, all are welcome to the All Dorchester Sports League for Co-ed Fitness!

 

When: Sundays until March 29th

9:00AM-10:00AM

Where: All Dorchester Sports League

1565 Dorchester Avenue

Questions?: Contact Jordan McCormick at jmmccormick91@gmail.com

Community Meeting on 36-38 Colonial | March 10

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The City of Boston is proposing to release a request for proposal for interested developers to build 4 new super-energy-efficient units of housing (also called E+ housing) within one building structure at 36-38 Colonial Ave. This would include two owner-occupied  units and two rental units. >> Read More

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