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Sibling Survivors Social Network | Jan 24

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

Location: Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, 1452 Dorchester Avenue, 3rd Floor.  The Peace Institute is conveniently located near the Fields Corner T-stop.

RSVP or for more information, contact Marisa Luse at 617-825-1917/617-461-3953. 

Flu Clinic | Jan 13

Mayor Menino has declared a Health Emergency over the current Flu Outbreak. Get your Vaccine at the Flu Clinic happening at the Dorchester Winter's Farmers Market provided by Codman Square Health Clinic.

12 - 4pm - The Great Hall, 6 Norfolk Street, Dorchester 

Homework Help

Need help with your homework? Come to the library and get help from a Boston Public School teacher. Teachers offer homework help for students in all grades. Does not include holidays or BPS vacation periods.
Days: Monday -Thursday
Time: 4 pm
Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
Children's Room
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Kids Lego Builders | Jan 5

Lego Builders will meet every other Saturday morning to build fantastic creations. Kids ages 4-14 are welcome to drop in -- no registration required. The first 15 kids are guaranteed to have enough materials. No groups please.

Time: 10 am

Date: Jan. 5th

Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
500 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester, MA 02125

Neighbors Helping Neighbors | Jan 2

Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a free, peer-led volunteer job search networking and support group. It is open to anyone in career transition, including unemployed and underemployed individuals, recent graduates, people re-entering the job market, small business owners, and anyone looking for part time, volunteer, or internship positions.

Young Adults (Ages 20-34), College Students, Adults, Seniors, Businesses

Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 7 – 8:30pm

Central Library in Copley Square
Media Studio
Kirstein Business Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

Greater Boston House Concerts "Reading-Recital" | Jan 11

Greater Boston House Concerts presents 
Glenn Kurtz, author of "Practicing, A musician's return to music"
Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar 

Author Glenn Kurtz and award winning classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan collaborate in an evening 'Reading-Recital'.  Readings from Glenn's acclaimed book "Practicing, A Musician's Return to Music" (Knopf, 2007) and solo guitar music

Musical Program:
J.S. Bach  Suite in E-minor, BWV 996
Francisco Tarrega  Lagrima, Caprichio Árabe
Elliott Carter  Shard
Scott Wheeler - Nachtlied
Charles Turner - White Potatoes (premiere)
Castelnuovo-Tedesco - La Primavera  >> Read More

Dot 2 Dot Cafe Open Mic | Jan 4

This Friday Dot 2 Dot Cafe will host an Open Mic Night.  All are invited to express themselves, whether it be by song, poetry, humour, spoken word.  To share in a community – to break bread with your brother be he black, white, yellow or red, gay or straight, young or old.  To take some time to find out who it is you live amongst and identify yourself as part of a community that cares about its people, cares about its children.  

"Together we can welcome in 2013 and make a positive choice to look out for our fellow men or women, to treat others as we would like to be treated, to be sure in our hearts that, right now, we can begin to make a difference."


1739 Dorchester Avenue  Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 436-2368

Boston Public Library Compass Roundtable | Jan. 30


BOSTON – January 2, 2013 – Boston Public Library continues its series of roundtables designed to offer updates and conversation about the library’s strategic plan, the BPL Compass. The next Compass Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, January 30, at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon of the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street. The focus will be on the Community Gathering principle. >> Read More

Toe Jam Puppet Band | Dec. 22

The Boston Public Library proudly welcomes the ever popular, kids favorite Toe Jam Puppet Band for zany and exuberant family shows during December vacation week! Toe Jam offers children’s entertainment that families can enjoy together. The unique musical performances are very interactive and theatrical. Audience members of all ages are encouraged to sing and dance along with Toe Jam as they entertain with a unique combination of original songs and interactive storytelling. Get ready for a Car Wash, watch out for the Flying Laundry and be prepared to laugh with glee, Toe Jam style! Toe Jam will be performing songs from their Winter Variety Show, including a Penguin Line Dance and an extraordinary indoor snow storm!

Vote for Dorchester's Deck the Windows Finalists

Vote for Dorchester's Finalist in this years Deck the Windows contest sponsored by Boston Main Streets.

Vote Here


The dorchester finalist are listed below

Ashley’s Breakfast Shop

260 Bowdoin Street  >> Read More

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