9th Annual Taste of Dorchester |

MAHA's 9th annual Taste of Dorchester is comming to Dorchester. It is sure to be another fantastic evening with 25 restaurants, live jazz, raffles and silent auction, photo booth and roving magician. Tickets are on sale here!

Please help the MAHA raise over $100,000 to support affordable and sustainable homeownership in Dorchester and throughout Massachusetts.

 

When:

Friday April 28 at 3 pm-9 pm and Saturday and Sunday April 29-30 from 9 am-5 pm.

 

Where:

IBEW, Local 103, 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester, MA

 

Cost:

$40.00

 

Contact:

(617) 669-1322

BPL The Spoken Word: with Ant Thomas | April 28, 2017

Join BPL as they celebrate National Poetry Month by welcoming spoken word poet, Ant Thomas, who will discuss his experience and craft. Learn how he expresses himself with spoken word poetry and how you can too. Mr. Thomas will examine and explore the genre of spoken word and other poetic devices. Mr. Thomas will also perform spoken word poetry and song. All ages are welcome.

 

When:

Friday, April 28, 2017, 11:30am – 12:30pm

 

Where:

Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

 

 

 

Boscats International Cat Show | April 24 2017

Boston International Cat Show presenting Cats and Kittens pussy-footing around, strutting their stuff before an International panel of Judges. YOU also can be the Judge and choose "Spectators Choice Award"!

There has been a great deal of coverage recently regarding Cats breaking tradition at the Westminster Dog Show. Come and see some of those cats at our Boston Show! You may see on display various breeds including naked cats (Sphynx), luxurious Persians, sleek Siamese, long haired cats like Ragdolls and Maine Coons and exotic looking spotted cats (Bengals, Savannahs), Toygers and much more.

Talk with breeders of these cats and learn about the breeds that you enjoy or would like to have as a companion.

Bring your Favorite Feline's Photo and have a Portrait created by our talented artist! >> Read More

BPL Pajama Storytime | May 1, 2017

Wear your jammies, bring a cuddly friend, and enjoy songs and stories before bed.

 

When:

Monday, May 1, 2017, 7 – 7:30pm

 

Where:

Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-298-7841

 

 

Beyond the Buzzwords | May 2, 2017

Learn about the forces driving growth in Dorchester and the wider region
Hear about how our city and state leaders are responding
Discuss ways residents can help shape a strong and vibrant neighborhood

 
When:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Where:

St. Marks Church Lower Hall (enter on left side of church), 1725 Dorchester Ave

Cost: Free

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BPL Creative Arts Workshop for Youth | May 2, 2017

Join the Boston Public Library Composer-in-Residence Beau Kenyon to explore identity and storytelling through sound, video and writing. Students in grade 5–12 will capture their stories using GoPro cameras and learn the steps to reflective storytelling through writing, sound, and video recording. Each student’s story will be woven together, creating a single collection of narration.
This program will run for two weeks and has limited seating.

 

When:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4 – 5pm

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617.436.2155

 

 

Food for thought | May 6, 2017

Join the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center on Saturday,
May 6th for a FREE Educational Event in the classroom kitchen of
New England Center for Arts & Technology! RSVP Today!

 

When:

May 6, 2017

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Where:

23 Bradston St, Boston, MA 02118

 

Contact:

857-364-2140 of http://bit.ly/2n1Lnjk

Love Your Block: Dorchester

Boston is thrilled to re-announce its high-impact spring cleanups, formerly called Boston Shines. We hope to engage residents while improving the quality of life in Boston over three weekends. Dorchester will be the last weekend, so it will be nice and warm! come out and pick up your community while saving our planet. 

 

When:

Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

12:00 - 2:00 pm block party at Codman Square Park

 

Where:

Codman Commons & Dr. Loesch Family Park

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

info@mydorchester.org

Together We Stand 2.0- Health & Wellness | 2017

Join Millennium 10 on May 17th at 6:30 PM in the Codman Square Health Center Black Box to talk about reclaiming community.There are no boring presentations here; we use storytelling and open dialogue to truly engage everyone in attendance. Join us for music and food too. This is not your average public meeting! FREE EVENT
 
When:
May 17th, June 21st, and July 19th, 2017 6:30 PM May 17th, 2017
 
Where:
Black Box Theater- Codman Square Health Center 637 Washington Street, Dorchester MA 02124

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