Dorchester House Tour | June 12

SAVE THE DATE!

Visit a dozen delightful Ashmont Hill homes and carriage houses and tour the recently restored Parish of All Saints, Ashmont.

When: Sunday, June 12 12pm-5pm

Details are soon to come! Check back for more information about the House Tour and ticket purchase.

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Haitian Heritage Month Celebration | May 2-26

Haitian Heritage Month Celebration 2016!

16th Annual Haitian American Unity Parade:

  • When: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 
  • Where: Mattapan Square Blue Hill Ave through Talbot Ave., Dorchester

9th Annual Haitian Heritage Month Kick-Off Cermony:

  • When: Mon. May 2nd, 2016—5:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Where: KAY PAM 6 Livingstone St. Dorchester

11th Annual Flag Day Breakfast (In collaboration with several Boston City Councilors):

  • When: Fri., May 13th, 2016-10:30am
  • Where: Boston City Hall, 5th Floor

21st Annual Haitian Flag Raising Cermony:  >> Read More

Open House on Healthy Aging | May 7

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center’s (HSNHC) upcoming Open House will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM.  Each year HSNHC aims to host several events that empower community members with the necessary tools to manage and improve their personal care and the health of a loved one.  This year’s event will be centered around Healthy Aging with opening remarks from Mayor Marty Walsh.

They will have a panel of experts here to discuss Alzheimer/Dementia, Estate Planning and Nutrition/Exercise. This event is free and all are welcomed!

When: Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM

Where: Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center  632 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121

 

Healthy Block Party: Lets Get Moving | May 7

Join Talbot-Norfolk Triangle Neighbors United for the 1st Annual Healthy Block Party "Lets Get Moving". 

  • Free Bike Repairs
  • Used Bike Sale
  • Dietitians, WIC & SNAP Resources
  • Kids Bike Rodeo
  • Group Bike Ride
  • Healthy Food Cookout
  • Fitness Challenges for all ages
  • Music, Raffles & Games

Where: Elmhurst Street, Dorchester MA 02124

When: Sat, May 7 12:00pm-4:00pm (Rain Date May 14)

Special Events:

  1. 1PM Double Dutch Team
  2. 2pm Bike Stunt Show
  3. 3pm Dance Team/Zumba

For more information call Takiyah or Katie at 617-929-0925 or email info@tbpm.org

Historic 20th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace | May 8

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute invites you to participate in the historic 20th Annual Mother’s Day Walk For Peace. Peace isn’t simply the absence of violence; peace is the presence of healing, reconciliation, and accountability.

The Mother’s Day Walk is a celebration to create communities where all families can live in peace and all children are valued. More than that, the Mother’s Day Walk is a commitment to do the work necessary to bring that vision of peace to life. Louis D. Brown Peace Institute is walking to raise $600,000 so that they can sustain the Peace Institute as a center of healing, teaching, and learning for families impacted by murder, grief, trauma, and loss. 

 

When: Sunday, May 8 at 7 AM

Where: Louis D. Brown Peace Institute,  15 Christopher St, Dorchester 02122

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Zoo | May 8

Celebrate your mom at Franklin Park this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, with FREE ADMISSION for all mothers throughout the day. Bring Mom along with the entire family to either Franklin Park Zoo for a memorable day spent discovering all of the incredible animals! Be sure to look for all of the animal moms – at Franklin Park Zoo, say hello to Kiki the western lowland gorilla and her offspring Kimani, Kambiri and Azize, as well as cotton-top tamarin mom, Wilma, and her baby. 

When: Sun May 8, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Please note: Last entry is a half hour before closing

Where: Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121 >> Read More

3rd Annual Family Fun Day | May 14

All Dorchester Sports League in association with Propa City Community Outreach presents the 3rd annual Family Fun Day. Family Fun Day is designed to promote unity in the community among neighborhood. They strive to bring awareness to the business and resources available to all community members.

When: Saturday May 14th 10am -6pm

Where: 1565 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA, At Town Field in Fields Corner 

Admission: $5 for children $10 for adults

The Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival | May 14

The 2016 Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival, co-coordinated by the Franklin Park Coalition and Discover Roxbury. Bring a kite or buy one in the park. Ride your bike to the festival or rent a bike from Boston Bikes. Bike tours of the park, food trucks, craft vendors and more..

When: Sat, May 14, 11am-4pm

Where: The Franklin Park Playstead

If you are interested in having a table or being a vendor at the event, please contact mail@franklinparkcoaltion with "2016 Kite & Bike Festival" in the Subject line.

Please contact mail@franklinparkcoalition or 617-442-4141 if you should have questions.

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