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Back to School Bingo | August 25

Grab your friends, grab your good luck charm and grab some snacks for a great time! Back to School Bingo consists of 15 games of Bingo for some amazing prices. On August 25, at 7pm, Florian Hall (55 Hallet Street in Dorchester) will be hosting the games! Space is limited and not confirmed until paid, so RSVP asap. For more info, or to RSVP call 617-835-3107 or email quinmac@yahoo.com. ($25 per person.)

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean | August 29

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean! On August 29 from 3pm to 5pm, come by to watch the biggest Seafood Throwdown in Bowdoin Geneva History in honor of the amazing local seafood available at the market. Watch chefs prepare dishes, discover fresh local seafood and enjoy children's activities/free tasting. For more information, click HERE.

The Emancipated Century | August 19 to Jan. 13

Don't miss this golden opportunity to see The Emancipated Century: August Wilson's Play Cycle at a theater near you! Plays will go from August 19 to January 13 at 7pm. Performances will take place at local theaters such as the Strand Theatre, UMass Boston (McCormack Theatre), and Boston Playwrights' Theatre. For more information including specific dates and reservations, visit http://theemancipatedcentury.com/.

Dorchester Arts Collaborative Camp | Aug 19 to 30

Dorchester Arts Collaborative presents an Arts & Crafts Camp for children ages 6-12. Don't miss this grand opportunity at the Erick Jean Center for the Arts (157a Washington Street in Dorchester). The camp will start on August 19 and end on August 30 and go from 1pm to 3pm (M - F). $50 per 5-day session; $15 for single 2-hr session. Some scholarships available on a first come/first served basis. For more info, call 617-710-0174.

ExpressingBoston | August 21

Dorchester Arts Collaborative and The Boston Foundation present: ExpressingBoston! On August 21 from 6pm to 7pm, there will be an info session about the ExpressingBoston grants program. Come learn about the initiative and how to craft a strong proposal! Information about upcoming info sessions, social media trainings and opportunities for one-on-one proposal sessions with TBF staff. ExpressingBoston seeks to elevate cultural expression through small grants or contracts for cultural flash mobs in any of their infinite forms -performances, random acts of culture, installations, 'flash'-exhibitions and beyond-and in any artistic medium. >> Read More

The Elsie Frank Walk | Sept. 28

The Elsie Frank Walk for Kit Clark Senior Services will take place on September 28 from 8am to 11am at Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester. Elsie was a passionate champion for elders. She served as President of the Massachusetts Association of Older Americans and was a delegate to President Clinton's White House Council on Aging. The Elsie Frank Walk offers the option of walking a 2k, 4k or 6k route. All participants, including those who choose not to walk, are invited to join in the celebration! For more info, visit www.baycove.org/walk or email development@baycove.org.

ParkScience Children's Festival | August 20

The ParkScience Boston Children's Festival returns to Franklin Park on August 20 from 10am to 2pm. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department invite children to participate in this free and fun outdoor event. Some of the science activities include potting plants, animal identification, robots, kite flying, digging for ancient artifacts and observing bees! For more info, call 617-635-4505 or visit www.cityofboston.gov/parks.

Mayoral Candidates Forum on Small Businesses | August 19

My Main Street and the Strand Theatre will be hosting the next Mayoral Candidate Forum on Small and Micro Businesses. The meeting will take place on August 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at 543 Columbia Rd in Dorchester. For more info, visit http://www.mymainstreetmyboston.org/#!forum/c21kz

Back to School Celebration | August 20

The 2013 Back to School Celebration will take place at the TD Garden on August 20. Children ages 5-17 who are returning to school will receive a backpack with school supplies! Register while supplies last! For more info, or to register, visit www.SalvationArmyMA.Org/BackToSchool.

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