Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market | Jan 9 - March 19

Vendors include:

  • Oakdale Farm
  • Riverdale Farm
  • Laszlo Farm
  • Red's Best Fish
  • Ancient Bakers
  • A Touch of Silva
  • Beauty N Simplicity
  • Clara's Bean

You can use your SNAP EBT cards and get up to $10 of farm fresh food FREE through Boston Bounty Bucks.

When: January 9, 2016 to March 19, 2016, Saturdays 10:00am to 1:00pm

Where: Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St, Dorchester, MA

Questions: Jerry Samy, dorchesterwinterfarmersmarket@gmail.com

Free Tax Services | Jan 20- April 15

For Families Who Earned Less Than $54K in 2015. Get your taxes prepared for free and receive tax benefits for eligible families or individuals. Part of the Boston Tax Help Coalition. Beginning Wednesday January 20, 2016 through April 15., 2016. 

When: Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm

Where:  

  • Codman Square Wellness & Fitness Center - 450 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 
  • Dorchester House Multi Service Center - 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA
  • ABCD: Dorchester NSC - 110 Claybourne Street, Dorchester, MA
  • 1199 SEIU - 150 Mt. Vernon Street 3rd Floor, Dorchester, MA (EITCMA@1199.org)

For More information :  call 617-635-4500 or visit BostonTaxHelp.org

 

Firefighter Exam

Civil Service will administer the statewide written exam for firefighter on April 16, 2016. There will be an additional $50 fee for applications received after March 1, 2016 and no applications will be accepted after March 21, 2016.

To apply online please visit our website atwww.cityofboston.gov/fire

Boston Fire will host a series of open houses to provide more information and answer any questions you might have. Open houses will be held on Saturdays from 10 AM- 12 PM on the following dates at the listed locations: >> Read More

Codman Academy Charter Public School Application & Open House

Codman Academy Charter Public School is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year! If your child is entering grades K1 through 9, Codman Academy would love for you to apply.

The application can be found here<http://codmanacademy.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=238447&type=d> and admission will be determined by lottery.

Remember to submit an application by March 2nd!

Open House events:

9th grade applicants: February 9th from 6-7PM at their Upper School (10 Epping St., Dorchester, MA 02124)

K1-8th grade applicants- February 11th from 6-7PM at their Lower School (622 Washington St., Dorchester, MA 02124)

Black History Month Film Series | Feb 5 - 26

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner
1967, NR – 108 min 
Friday, February 5, 1 p.m.

  • When the daughter of a white newspaper publisher and the son of a black postal worker want to get married, they meet with opposition from both of their families.

Glory
1989, R – 122 min 
Friday, February 12, 1 p.m.

  • The story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War.

In the Heat of The Night
1967, NR – 109 min 
Friday, February 19, 1 p.m.

  • A black Philadelphia homicide detective assists a white sheriff in solving a murder in 1960s North Carolina.

Malcolm X
1992, PG-13 – 201 min 
Friday, February 26, 1 p.m. >> Read More

Celebrate Lunar New Year, 2016 | Feb 6

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey and explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day. As you travel through the Museum and enjoy the art, be sure to look for the vibrant floral arrangements around the building and visit the MFA’s new display in Gallery 274, featuring art from the prosperous and vibrant Song dynasty (960–1279)—regarded as the pinnacle of Chinese art and aesthetics.

Presented in partnership with VietAID, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, the Korean Cultural Society of Boston and the Chinese Cultural Connection. Additional support provided by the National Museum of Korea.

 

Where:  MFA, Boston 465 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115

When: February 6th, 2016 10AM-4:45PM

Admission: FREE >> Read More

Housing 101 | Feb 9

  • Do you have questions about different types of affordable housing including Section 8?
  • Find out more about eligibility criteria and application process.
  • Come to the Housing 101 workshop at Codman Square Health Center.

When: Tuesday,  Feb 09 10:00 am

Where: Codman Square Health Center | 637 Washington St.
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

By Registration Only

RSVP: Resource Connector | 617.822.8239

Cooking Matters at the Store Workshop | Feb 12

Join  Upham's Corner Health Center for a free workshop and practice healthy shopping on a budget.

Learn to:

  • Find healthiest options
  • Get best value for fruits and vegetables
  • Compare unit prices to find bargains
  • Understand food labels
  • Find whole grains, and
  • Stick to your budget!

Grab a $10 Gift card and free shopping bag just for attending!

 

To RSVP Call Jose Cardoso at 617-287-8000 x8142 or Adelina Alves at 617-287-8000 x8349

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