MyDorchester Transition -- Your Patience is Appreciated!

Dorchester community members & patrons of


We are having an unscheduled transition with staff at the moment and may begin to run behind on some updates and activity. We apologize for this inconvenience and we are going to do all we can to be back ready to serve the community ASAP. We appreciate your patience as we make this transition.


In the interim we expect to be able to be doing some occassional updates on the website, a less frequent eblast and some social media engagement when possible. Our emailing will be quite limited during this time.


Thank you for your understanding.



An Evening of Dance at the Strand Theatre | April 11

Picture of the Theatre

On Friday, April 11 Dorchester Arts Collaborative has partnered with the Boston Ballet to market their upcoming performance at the Strand Theatre. This event will take place at the Strand Theatre located at 543 Columbia Road in Dorchester. This event will begin at 7:00 pm. This performance incorporates performances by some of the Dorchester community youth programs as well as the Boston Ballet. There will be performances by students from the Boston Ballet School, Adaptive Dance, Taking Steps, and Boston Ballet's Boys in Motion. Tickets are $5 a piece, be sure to purchase yours today. 

Caribbean Integration Community Development Event | April 12

On Saturday, April 12 the Caribbean Integration Community Development (CICD) of Boston will host a cultural soiree. The event will showcase the rich culture of the Caribbean nations and give attendees the chance to socialize among different Caribbean groups in Boston. There will also be a discussion of CICD's work within the community and ways to grow the Caribbean community. This event will take place at the Harvard College Student Organization Center at Hilles located at 59 Shepard Street in Cambridge. There will be music provided by Toby Tobas a Steel Drummer/Percussionist. There will also be guest speakers by women within the health field. 

This event is sponsored by Dana Farber Community Benefits and M&M Elite Event. To RSVP to this event, send an email to or call 617-792-1245.

Children for Peace Concert | April 12

St. Mark's Parish

On Saturday, April 12 St. Mark's Parish will host the Boston City Singers for their 2nd Annual Children Sing for Peace Concert. This event will take place at St. Mark's Parish located at 1725 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester. This event will begin at 7 pm. Dorchester based singers- AP Harmony, Cantare, Music on Wednesday, World Rhythm Ensemble, and Tour Choir invite you to come to this hour long concert honoring Martin Richard's ideals of peace and cooperation.

Boston City Singers train and inspire the musician, student, and ambassador in each of their members. This group was founded in 1995 to provide opportunity for Boston's inner city young people. This event is free and donations are accepted.  

Jarvis Green at Dorchester YMCA | April 12

The Y Logo

On Saturday, April 12 two time Super Bowl Champion Jarvis Green will speak at the Dorchester YMCA. This event will take place at the Dorchester YMCA located at 776 Washington Street in Dorchester beginning at Noon. Green will speak to youth about overcoming adversity and being a leader. Autographs and Q&A will conclude the event. All youth and community members are welcome to attend this free event; pre-registration is required. 

For more information, contact Reginald Jean at This event is sponsored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Iota Chi Chapter. 

Dorchester Bike Festival | April 26

Join the Dorchester Bike Festival on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9am to noon.
Location: Pedal & Park Bike Parking Facility on Dorchester Avenue by the Ashmont T Station

Breakfast will be provided!


9am-11am - enjoy some free breakfast and get to know the Ashmont Pedal & Park facility, which enables commuters to park their bikes before catching buses and trains at the Ashmont T Station. There will be free bike tune-ups and family friendly activities to raise awareness about safe bicycling practices. You can also enter to win prizes.

11am-Noon - Family friendly group bicycle ride around Dorchester.

Sponsored by St. Mark’s Area Main Street, Ashmont Cycles, BikeMilton, Bikes Not Bombs, Boston Bikes, Boston Cyclists Union, Boston Police Department, Green DOT, LivableStreets Alliance, MassBike, MBTA, MBTA Transit Police, Quincycles

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