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Grow Well Workshop | Feb 23 + 27

Learn how to start your own seeds inside  >> Read More

Eat Well Workshop | Feb. 9

Cooking with Your Neighbor:  Cape Verdean Cuisine 
A Dudley neighborhood resident and talented 
home gardener and cook, Maria Barros will lead 
her second Eat Well class at The Food Project! She 
will guide participants in making traditional 
Cape Verdean dishes, including vegetarian Cachupa.   

When: Saturday February 9, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM >> Read More

Grow Well Workshop | Jan 26

Growing Indoors: Containers & Sprouts Workshop.

Craving that ‘fresh from your garden’ taste 
in the middle of winter? Learn simple 
ways to grow food indoors all year, including sprouts and microgreens. Intermediate to Advanced gardeners

WHEN: Saturday, January 26, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dudley Greenhouse, 11 Brook Ave, Roxbury, MA

To register for all workshops. email - Or call 617-442-1322 x12

Free Tax Preparation - Last Day!

As a member of the Boston Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition, DotWell offers FREE tax preparation for hard working Dorchester families. Taxpayers who earned less than $50,000 in the previous tax year can have their taxes prepared for free and claim important tax credits such as the EITC. Dorchester Locations and Hours: Codman Square Health Center's 450 Washington St, Monday and Wednesdays 4 p.m.-8 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and Dorchester House Multi-Service Center, 1353 Dorchester Ave, Monday and Wednesdays 4 p.m.-8 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Please bring the following required items to your tax site: >> Read More

Water Aerobics Class for Adults | Jan 23

Dorchester House Pool

What: Adult Water Aerobics Classes are available for ages 18 & up.

Who: DotWell offers an accredited 4-week Adult Water Aerobics Program

Program cost: $35.00 for members; $40.00 for non-members.

Payment must be paid in full at time of registration. There are no refunds for classes missed, late, or unattended for any reason. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

When:Classes will begin on Wednesday January 23, 2013 and end February 14, 2013. There are two classes to choose from; the morning class is from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. The evening class is from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lessons are 60 minutes long and run for 4 weeks per session.

Where: Dorchester House Multi-Service Center Pool  >> Read More

NDC Computer Classes - Spring Registration | Jan 18


The Codman Square NDC Computer Learning Center will be accepting all interested parties for its Spring 2013 term! 

All classes are free, open to the public, and offered in English unless otherwise noted.

The classes offered include:

Basic Computer Skills Training (English)

Basic Computer Skills Training (Spanish)

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

Employment Training Services (English)

Employment Training Services (Spanish)

Adult College Preparation

Adult College Writing

Employment Services Walk-In Hours >> Read More

Planning Your Garden Workshop | Jan 15

Planning Your Garden Workshop
Get a head start with planning your vegetable garden by learning basic principles of garden design, techniques for maximizing space, and tips for ordering seeds. 
Date/Time: Tuesday January 15, 6:00P.M. - 7:30P.M. 
Location: The Food Project's Dudley Greenhouse, 11 Brook Ave, Roxbury 
Contact: Kathleen, or 617-442-1322 ext 12 with questions or to sign up.

New Home Buyer Seminar | Jan 26

The Boston Home Center University is offering a morning of free classes plus a lender fair. Learn everything you need to know about owning a home. 

Saturday January 26th -9am-Noon.

Mario Umana Academy - 312 Border Street, East Boston.

To Register, Call 617-635-4663 or visit

The Massachusetts High Demand Scholarship Program | Jan 15

The Massachusetts High Demand Scholarship Program was created by the Massachusetts Legislature to support economic growth and development. The purpose is to encourage degree completion in high demand disciplines that will help address the workforce needs of the Commonwealth by providing scholarship assistance to support the educational costs of students pursuing such programs of study. >> Read More

Sibling Survivors Social Network | Jan 26

Are you an adult sibling survivor of homicide victim interested in meeting other brothers and sisters who have lost a loved one to homicide?  Are you looking to dedicate some time for yourself to heal, network, and socialize with other sibling survivors.  Then, join the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute for the first Sibling Survivors Social Network interest meeting which will be held on

Thursday, January 24; 6-7:30 pm and Saturday, January 26; 11:00 am-12:30 pm at the >> Read More

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