Youth Programs at Uphams Corner Library | All February

ongoing february events at UCL

The Uphams Corner Library continues their youth programs throughout the month of February!


Homework Help Mentor Program: for students ages 5-12

Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30PM

Boston Teachers Union Homework Helper: for students of all ages!

Every Thursday from 4:00-6:00PM

Preschool Story Time:  preschoolers can make crafts and sing songs, too!

Every Tuesday, 10:30-11:15AM

Lego Builders:  ages 4 and up

Tuesday February 10th, 4:00-5:30PM

Tuesday, February 24th, 4:00-5:30PM

Saturday, February 7th 11-12:30PM

Laptop Lab:  ages 8 and up

Wednesday, February 11th, 4:00-5:00PM 

Friday Family Film: all ages welcome to watch The Lego Movie!

Friday, February 20th, 2:30-4:00PM


Questions? Contact the Uphams Corner Library at (617)265-0139 >> Read More

Dorchester Winter Farmers Market SEAFOOD FESTIVAL! | Feb 27

fruits of the ocean flyer

Join the Dorchester Food Coop at their Winter Farmers' Market for a Seafood Festival! Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness through its Boston Farmers Market program and partners: Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and Health Care Without Harm will Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean at the Dorchester Winter Farmers’ Market.

At this event, Fulani Haynes of Fulani's Kitchen, a Chef, educator, musician, gardener, and grandmother and Nicola Williams, a serial foodie, passionate gardner and local food movement leader will cook Caribbean island style "Fish Tea" using local day boat freshly caught fish from Reds' Best.  Free tastings for up to 40 attendees will be offered at the market for those who register at the market for the tasting. The cooking will be precluded by a farmers market fresh salad demo by Fulani Haynes and the Seafood Demo will be followed by a fish filet demo by seafood vendor Red's Best. 

There will be something for the whole family, including interactive children's activities. State Representative Russell Holmes will return to emcee the seafood festival. You will discover the seasonality of fresh, local seafood available in New England. This family-friendly event is complete with special activities just for children.


When: Friday, February 27th

Where: Codman Square Health Center

Great Hall

6 Norfolk Street Dorchester

For more info: visit


Boston Nature Center Annual Meeting | March 4th

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A message from the Boston Nature Center:

"Please join BNC friends, supporters and Anne and Peter Brooke Director Julie Brandlen
for a special evening of environmental education.

Featured Speakers:

Vivien Morris 

Chairperson of Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition

Maria Higgins

Committee Chair of BNC Sanctuary

When: RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, March 4th


Where: Boston Nature Center

500 Walk Hill Street
Mattapan, MA 02126

MUST RSVP: 617-983-8500 or email


Cowl-making with Stitch House Dorchester | March 1

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Come learn how to make dancette pattern with Kathleen and Michelle! Make a lovely cowl to keep your head and neck warm!


When: Sunday, March 1st


Where: Stitch House Dorchester

846 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester

Cost: $30

Questions?: Visit

Boston2024 Olympics Meeting at Franklin Park | March 5

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Hear presentation from Boston2024 about plans for Franklin Park and ask questions. Then engage with other park users in a discussion about what this means for the park and surrounding communities!


When: Thursday, March 5


Where: Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse
1 Circuit Drive, Dorchester

For more info: Call the Franklin Park Coalition at (617)442-4141 or visit their website at

Duplo Days at Fields Corner Library | March 7

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Join us for mornings filled with building, books, and fun!
For children 2 to 5 years old accompanied by an adult.


When: Saturday, March 7th


Where: Fields Corner Library

1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester

To register: Call Luci Davis at (580)583‐3833.

Minority Business Expo | March 7

minority business expo

Event Overview
The Minority Business Expo is created to increase opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. It is also an opportunity to capture prospective clients and customers in a well facilitated environment. We provide the support and resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs, by being a platform for learning opportunities to stabilize and advance their success. The expo will have an array of businesses from the community and business support companies.

Guests will attend from all over the city and will range from professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, event specialists, community organizations, local personalities, special guest honorees, friends, family, and many more.


When: Saturday, March 7th


Where:  Boys and Girls Club

15 Talbot Ave, Dorchester

To register:


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