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Business to Business Networking Event | June 19

Join the Dorchester Board of Trade for the next Business to Business Networking Event. This event will take place at Ester Restaurant (2261 Dorchester Ave) on June 19 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Open to DBOT members and non-member businesses free of charge. Take this opportunity to expand your business and interact with the community! For more information, click HERE. Please RSVP to akaszanek@dorchesterboardoftradema.com or call 617-398-3268.


2014 UP Market Season | June 21 to Oct. 18

Uphams Corner ArtPlace presents the kickoff of the 2014 UP Market Season on June 21 from 11am to 4pm at Paraiso Restaurant (750 Dudley Street). The market season will provide an open air market featuring local artisans, crafters and creative businesses. The market will also include food, music, activities and entertainment.

Season Schedule

June 21 - Paraiso Restaurant

July 19 - Paraiso Restaurant

August 16 - Upham's Corner Street Festival

September 20 - Paraiso Restaurant

October 18 - Paraiso Restaurant >> Read More

Moving Forward Together | June 17

Mayor Martin J. Walsh & Upham's Corner Main Street present UCMS' 7th annual fundraiser - The Upham's Corner Adventure III: "Moving Forward Together." Join us for an unforgettable night of music, entertainment, food and drink, and a live auction as we celebrate the collaborative work that is moving the neighborhood forward. The fundraiser will take place on June 17 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road). Proceeds go to UCMS continued efforts. For more info about the event, including purchasing tickets, please visit www.uphamscorner.org, call 617-265-0363 or email info@uphamscorner.org.

Dried Flower Wreath Workshop | June 12

Join the Uphams Corner Branch Library (500 Columbia Road) for a fun and free arts/crafts program. On June 12 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Michele Brooks of VISIONS Artistic Expressions will teach us how to make dried flower wreaths! For more info or to register, visit www.bpl.org or call 617-265-0139.

Friendship Social for Disabled | June 8

Friendship Social for Disabled at Florian Hall (55 Hallet Street in Dorchester) on June 8 at 4pm. This is a social event for adults with disabilities. A donation of $10.00 would be gratefully appreciated but is not required.  This invitation is extended to our friends and neighbors with all disabilities, as well as anyone who would like to make new friends. Come and take advantage of this opportunity to get together for an amazing night out filled with fun, food, dancing and socializing.

Nuestra Salud! | June 6, 13, 20 & 27

Join Millennium Ten Initiative and Poder Latino on June 6, 13, 20 and 27 for an afternoon with the whole family... Children's activities, art & crafts, information, resources and food! Events will take place from 6pm to 8pm at Codman Commons Park (Corner of Washington and Talbot). Let's share the green areas and public spaces! For more information, please call 617-755-1251.

Free Research and Technology Classes | June 10 - June 25

Boston Public Library's research, computer and career classes feature an array of topics this June. These classes are held at the Central Library in Copley Square (700 Boylston Street).


Tips for Writing Well Online: June 10 at 2:30pm

Experimenting with Layout and Design: June 17 at 2:30pm

How to Download and Read Digital Magazines: June 19 at 11:00am

Use Streaming Media Service to Borrow Video, Music, and Audiobooks: June 24 at 2:30pm

Checking Out eBooks and Navigating eReaders: June 25 at 2:30pm

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Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl | June 5

The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, presented by Walgreens, takes place on June 5 from noon to 8pm at City Hall Plaza in Boston. This is the 32nd annual Scooper Bowl... the nation's largest all-you-can-eat ice cream festival. The event serves up ice cream and frozen yogurt from some of the nation's leading ice cream companies. For tickets, click HERE. For more info, call 617-632-3863 or email scooper_bowl@dfci.harvard.edu.

Youth Got Talent Showcase | June 6

Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) presents: Got Talent Showcase! This is a community event where youth can showcase their talents! The show will take place on June 6 at 155 Talbot Ave in Dorchester from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. For more info, email ithinkinspired@gmail.com or call 617-230-8178. Donations are welcome!

Kite & Art Festival | June 28

The Friends of Ronan Park present a Kite & Art Festival on June 28 from 10am to 1pm at Ronan Park in Dorchester. Fly kites, make art, meet neighbors and have fun! Make sure you arrive early - the first 25 kites are free! This event will include FREE food and drinks. Email Friends of Ronan Park for more info... If you belong to a neighborhood organization, and would like to have a table at the festival, please email info@friendsofronanpark.org.

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