Marilyn Monroe Film Series: Bus Stop | August 22

Bus Stop: 1956, G -96 min. A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana!

Where: Lower Mills Library ( 27 Richmond Street, Dorchester, MA 02124)
When: August 22nd starting at 1pm

Codman Square Farmers Market | August 23


When:  August 23rd starting at 10am

Where:  590 Washington St. Dorchester, MA 02124


Boston Urban Music Festival | August 24


Guess Who's Coming to Dinner | August 27

The evening is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged at

In both the film and stage adaptation of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, a young, idealistic, and very much in love Joanna surpriseswhite parents when she brings John, her African-American fiancé home to meet them. When John's parents also arrive for dinner, both sets of parents must confront their own unexpected reactions and concerns for their children as their beliefs are put to the test. 


Where: Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road, Boston) >> Read More

Back To School Celebration | August 28

The Salvation Army is having their 3rd Annual Back to School Celebration on August 28th from 1-6pm @ the Kroc Center!  BPHC has participated the past couple of years and it has been a lot of fun.  There are free backpacks, lots of energy around returning to school, and laughter.  We’re looking for a few volunteers to share about safety!  

Teen Mentor with Girls' LEAP | Applications Due September 8th!

We're Hiring!
Girls' LEAP is hiring Teen Mentors ('TM') to work with us this school year! These $8.00/hour, 2-8 hours per week positions combine being an assistant teacher in self-defense programs, attending TM meetings, and doing outreach events for Girls' LEAP.

What's Girls' LEAP?
Girls' LEAP (Lifetime Empowerment & Awareness Program) is a safety and self-defense skills program which combines both Physical Self-Defense Skills and Reflective Skills. We teach girls, ages 8-18, in the Greater Boston area, by partnering with local organizations and agencies. Girls' LEAP programs are taught by teams of adult women, college-aged women and teen-aged girls.

Requirements & Expectations >> Read More

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!

Mayor Walsh Movie Night | August 27

Mayor Walsh's move night is in Dorchester on August 27th at 7:45pm! The event will take place at Town Field Park and will be showing Monsters University.


When:  August 27th, 7:45pm 

Where:  Town Field Park

Line Dancing in Franklin Park | August

Join the Rhythm Riders in Franklin Park for a free line dancing party! Free and fun for all ages. You don’t need to know the moves – you’ll learn everything you need to know there! Line Dancing will happen every Wednesday through the end of August, weather permitting. Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle.


Where: Blue Hill Ave, next to the #28 MBTA bus stop. Walk up the grassy hill across from the Golf Clubhouse parking lot. 

When: Every Wednesday through the end of August from 6:30-7:30pm

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

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