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Defensive Aids in Situations of Help | January 22

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins is empowering women* to protect themselves, and each other through DASH ( Defensive Aids in Situations of Help).
D.A.S.H. is a free self-defense training seminar for women who seek a greater sense of security and confidence.
The seminar will be held  Wednesday, January 22nd from 5:30-8:30pm at the Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Ave in Dorchester, Ma 02121).
For more info, contact Zakiyyah Sutton at 617-704-6656 or zsutton@scsdma.org
*Open to women ages 18 and up
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins ● 200 Nashua Street, Boston, Ma 02114


JMF Enterprises presents: “MEET THE FACE BEHIND THE BADGE ”
Xmas extravaganza!!!
Basketball Tournament
Monday, December 23, 2013
10:00 am– 5:00 pm
at Jeremiah E. Burke High School Gymnasium
(Enter through 51 Geneva Ave, GH Community Center)
We’re bringing the best tournament in the City to Dorchester!!
Watch as some of Dorchesters’ best ball players show their skills on some of Bostons Finest !!
It’s Christmas Vacation, no school; so come on out! Free event!
Fun and music for the entire family.
Winner gets all
Bragging rights and trophies!!!
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Grove Hall Tree Lighting and Celebration | December 19

Join in for the tree lighting Thursday, December 19, 5 PM, at Unity Plaza at the intersection of Blue Hill Avenue and Washington Street. Continue the celebration and fun at the Grove Hall Branch.
Sponsored by:
Greater Grove Hall Main Streets, Project Right, Inc.,  Grove Hall Neighborhood Development Corporation, Touch 106.1, GotSole, One United Bank, Narman Construction, City of Boston Office Business Development, Watson’s Health and Sports Rehab, and Zoo New England.
For more information contact www.bpl.org or visit the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library (41 Geneva Ave, ) or call 617.427.3337

Polar Express | December 23

Family Film: Polar Express, Monday, December 23, 2013, between 3:30 – 5:30pm. This movie will be viewed at the Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library (500 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02121)
Celebrate vacation and the holiday season with the heartwarming classic, The Polar Express.
Popcorn and drinks provided.
This event is free and is open to the public. If you have and questions or concerns about this even please contact 6172650139

Celebrate with Friends Holiday Party | December 19

Come celebrate with Friends Holiday Party, Thursday, December 19, 2013, between 5 – 7:30pm at the Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library,(located at 500 Columbia Rd. in Dorchester, MA 02125)
This event is free and is open to the public ages 0and up.
Join the staff and the Friends of the Uphams Corner Branch Library as we celebrate the holiday season with food and music.

Holiday Stories and Crafts for Preschoolers | December 20

Friday, December 20, 2013, 10:30 –11:15am the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library (located at 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121) will have a session of holiday stories, arts & crafts. Join Ms. Maija for stories about winter and take home a fun craft. Stories begin at 10:30 a.m. to be followed by craft.
For more information please contact  Grove Hall Library

African Drumming Workshop with Mohamad Kalifa Kamar | December 19

African Drumming Workshop with Mohamad Kalifa Kamar, Thursday, December 19, 2013, 4 – 5pm. This event will be held in the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library (41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121)
Mohamad Kalifa Kamara, a master drummer and dancer, began his career in Gambia where he started his own dancing and drumming group. For this workshop, Mohamad will explain to youth the history of drumming and how drums are used as a form of communication in African villages. Participants will also have the opportunity to play Mohamad’s various drums. For children ages 6 and up.
This event is free and is open to the public. Space is limited; please register with the children’s librarian.
This Out-of-school Time program is sponsored by the Boston Public Library Foundation.

Solstice Celebration | December 21

Saturday December 21, 2013 at 6-8pm BNC will host Solstice lanterns at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary.
Throughout time, people have come together to celebrate the shortest day of the year and welcome the lengthening days ahead. At Arcadia we also have a tradition: we gather at sundown from 6-8pm for music and community unity. Ward off the cold with the warmth of the bonfire, sip hot cider, and listen to music.
This is a free event, however, please bring a nonperishable food item for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Registration is not required for this program.
For more information contact The Boston Nature Center 

Celebrate at the JFK Library | December 27

Friday, December 27 at 10:30am, the Stephen E. Smith Center at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will present  Mr. Punch’s Christmas Carol at the the Crabgrass Puppet Theatre. The beautifully crafted puppets will tell the tale of the man who hated Christmas and put profits before people. Outrageous holiday hilarity with ghosts, giggles, geese and Tiny Tim too!
This event is free and is open to family audiences and children 5 and older
To make a reservation for this event please call 617.514.1644
For more information on this event please feel free to visit www.jfklibrary.org

Holiday Trunk Party | December 23

See some old friends, sip a glass of wine and finish your shopping.
Join us Tuesday, December 23 between 7pm-9pm for a Holiday Shopping Party at:
Boston Winery
26 Ericsson Street
Dorchester MA
                             7pm – 9pm
Arbonne – Michelle Lenaghan
A Z Fine Arts – Peter Ziegelman
Barefoot Books – Liz Hughes
Boston Winery
Cigar Factory – Marcia Weaver
Dasken Designs – Liza Ableson
From the Heart – Chris Nardone
Hoist Away Bags – Laura Cleminson
It Works Global – Dalis Santon
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