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Men's Health Symposium | June 21

The Codman Square Health Center and CEHSID are hosting a Men's Health Symposium on June 21 from 11:30am to 2:00pm at The Great Hall (6 Norfolk Street in Dorchester). The event will feature a guest speaker and FREE health screenings. Let us improve our communities! For more info, call 617-333-4600, email dskerritt@cehsid.org or visit www.cehsid.org.

Taste the Notes: An Evening of Elegance and Jazz | June 7

The Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPN-ULEM) is proud to present the Fourth Annual Evening of Elegance & Jazz! The event will take place on June 7 from 7pm to midnight at the Boston Winery (26 Ericsson Street in Dorchester). This signature fundraising event is an opporunity to raise money for essential professional and social programming. Honor our community members and supporters for all of their hard work and contributions throughout the year. The evening includes amazing musical entertainment by renowned jazz band Aisling Peartree, an awards ceremony, and a silent auction. For more info, email psdc@ypnulem.org or visit www.ypnulem.org.

Fenway for the Fallen | June 6

Join our veterans and our local celebrities for an afternoon of fun at Fenway Park. Honor their sacrifice on June 6 from 3pm to 6pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit Massachusetts Fallen Heroes. Ticket info for the VIP After Party at www.massfallenheroes.org. For more info call 617-635-3485.

Book Club & Open Mic | May 29 and 30

Two exciting events are taking place at the Dot2Dot on May 29 and May 30!

On May 29 at 6:30pm, a book discussion of The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer will be hosted at Dot2Dot. Then, sit down for dinner at 7pm!

On May 30 at 6pm, an Open Mic will be hosted by the Boston School of Music Arts. Spoken word, comedy, mimes, and more! Dinner and music will then start at 7pm. A $10 

A $10 purchase allows Dot2Dot to continue running these fabulous events! Thank you!

For more info, call 617-436-2368, email dot2dotmanager@gmail.com or visit www.dot2dotcafe.com.

All events take place at Dot2Dot Cafe (1739 Dorchester Ave).


Boston City Singers Community Concert | June 1

All are welcome to the Boston City Singers Community Concert at 6:30pm on June 1. The 19th Season Finale will take place at Meeting House Hill (10 Parish Street). Don't miss this annual Spring finale! For more info, visit www.bostoncitysingers.org.

Bloomfield Gardens Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | May 31

VietAID will have a ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Saturday May 31 at 9am. The ceremony will take place at 455 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester. Bloomfield Gardens is a new construction building in Fields Corner that is changing the face of Dorchester's busiest neighborhood. Located steps away from the newly renovated Fields Corner T stop, it provides 27 workforce affordable rental housing units with easy access to public transportation. The $10.6M dollar project was funded by public sources that include the City of Boston, the State's Department of Housing and Community Development, and by tax credit equity provided by the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation. For more info, contact Nam Pham at 617-822-3717 ext 13 or email nam@vietaid.org.

Healthy Relationships | May 31 & June 7

Calling all youth ages 11-15! Healthy relationships take thought. Stop, think and then act. It's okay to wait! Find the answers to a healthy relationship by coming to a youth group discussion on May 31 or June 7. Receive a Dunkin Donuts gift card and enjoy a pizza party after completion. Workshops will take place from 9am to 3pm. To register, contact Darien Morris at 617-318-6912 or darien.morris@use.salvationarmy.org.

The Triple-Decker | May 31

Adams Street Branch and Historic New England presents: The Triple-Decker. A dominant presence in neighborhoods across New England, the triple-decker is the region’s iconic multiple-family housing type. But where did they come from and 
why did we stop building them? In this 
illustrated lecture from 3pm to 4:30pm, Senior Preservation Services Manager Sally Zimmerman  >> Read More

Dorchester Day Parade | June 1

The 110th Dorchester Day Parade will take place on Sunday, June 1! Each year, the parade commences on the first Sunday in June. The parade starts at 1pm in Lower Mills at the corner of Washington Street and Dorchester Avenue. It will then travel along Dorchester Ave to Savin Hill at the corner of Columbia Road and Dorchester Ave. The parade route is 3.2 miles. Chief Marshal and the parade committee are proud to announce that the theme for the parade this year is "A Salute to the First Responders!"


In addition to the parade, don't miss these two great events:

Senator Linda Dorcena Forry is hosting her Annual Dorchester Day Cookout to kick-off the parade on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Meetinghouse Bank in Lower Mills.  >> Read More

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park | July 15 to Aug 5

On every Tuesday from July 15 to August 5, free concerts will take place at 11am between the White Stadium and the Giraffe Entrance to the Zoo. Your kids won't want to sit still! So get up and dance to music including Hip-Hop, Step, Michael Jackson and more! Great for summer camps, families and child care programs also! Bring picnic lunches and spend the day playing in the park.

Individual Concerts:

(All ages welcome. Bring your lawn chairs, a picnic supper, and all your friends.)


July 15 at 6pm: Opening Night! Athene Wilson, best female jazz vocalist at the New England Urban Music Awards. You’ll love her style, her music and her voice! Perfect for a summer evening out in the park. >> Read More

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