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Upham's Corner Visioning Forum | Feb 2

Saturday, February 2nd - 9:30a-1:00p
@ Salvation Army Kroc Community Center, 650 Dudley St, Dorchester [map]

Presented by the City of Boston and Boston Redevelopment Authority

Join in the conversation about developing a short and long term strategy for economic development, jobs, transit, and housing. We need your voice to help develop a vision for the future.


LivableStreets New Year Bash | Jan 31

@ Space with a Soul (281 Summer Street, Boston)
Buy tickets here

Start 2013 off right by celebrating the creation of safer streets and more vibrant communities with LivableStreets.  >> Read More

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY! Mother's Day Walk for Peace | May 12

Join us for the Mother's Day Walk for Peace on Sunday, May 12, 2013!

30 volunteers are needed for the Mother's Day Walk 4 Peace!  Please email, if you can help.

The Mother's Day Walk for Peace began in 1996 for families who had lost their children to violence. On a day that we celebrate mothers and children, the Walk became a place for families and friends to feel support and love with thousands of others who pledge their commitment to peace. Through the years, it has become a way for thousands of people to financially support the work of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.
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Social Media Workshop at DAC | March 16

Social Media Workshop for Artists (And Those Who Love Them) 

Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Erick Jean Center for the Arts, 157A Washington Street   $25 includes lunch! >> Read More

Staged Reading of The Da Vinci Commission | Feb 15

Can't Wait Productions presents a staged reading of The Da Vinci Commission, a new play by MJ Halberstadt, Directed by Josh Burlingham

Date: Friday Feb 15th 6:30-10pm (Doors at 6pm)
Venue: Erick Jean Center for the Arts, 157 Washington Street, Dorchester MA 
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Presidential Inauguration Watch Party Brunch | Jan 21

Join friends, family and neighbors for community celebration on MLK Day as we remember Dr. King's legacy and watch the Presidential Inauguration.

Guest Speakers and Live Performances!
Please bring donations of new socks, hats or gloves for guests of local shelters, in honor of Dr. King's legacy.
Doors open at 10:30 AM | Event 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hibernian Hall, Roxbury



Mother Caroline/Nativity Prep Open House | Jan 19

Mother Caroline Academy will be kicking off National School Choice Week by hosting a joint Open House with Nativity Prep Academy (all boys, 4th-8th Grade) this Saturday, January 19th @ 10am, 515 Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester.
For more information contact us at: 617-427-1177 X203.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Open House | Jan 21

10 am–4:45 pm
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of free admission. Family art-making activities, performances, tours, and more! Visit and enjoy!

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Dot Park Association's monthly meeting | Jan 23

Dorchester Park Needs You!

The Park Association's monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the Carney Hospital in the 2nd floor boardroom. The Association is looking for people to serve as president, vice-president and secretary.  The election will be held during our monthly meeting in May. Find out more about Your Park and the association.  Become involved to help keep this 26 acre park our hidden jewel and a place we can all enjoy.

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Leader's of the New School - Our Role in the Future of Equality | Feb 2

Join emerging Black and Latino LGBTQ leaders under the age of 30 for a discussion on the inclusion of young adults in the movement for social justice. 

Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 1:00 - 3:00p
HBGC’s South End Location
485 Columbus Ave 
Boston, MA 02118
(near Back Bay and Mass Ave T)
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