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Dudley Jazz Festival | Aug. 20

The artists that will be appearing at this festival will be Stan Strickland, The Fred Woodard Collective, The Makanda Project and Eula Lawrence with The John Pierce Trio.

In the event of rain, location and time will be The Dudley Library, 65 Warren St., Roxbury, MA 11:30-4:30 p.m

When: August 20 at 12pm

Where: Marry Hannon Park, Dudley St.

Friends of the Mattapan Branch Library Presents: "Our Summer Book Sale & More" | Aug. 20

 join them for a day filled with Fun, Laughter, & Music & more!!

Great Selections for all Ages!!

When: August 20 at 11am

Where: Mattapan BPL, 1350 Blue Hill Ave.


For more Information please call Miss Cannon @ 617 298 9218 x1505

Silver and Gold Senior Cafe

Are you 55+ and looking for ways to relax, express your creative side, and add some thrill to your Mondays? Join Mattapan Branch BPL on Monday afternoons for our Senior Cafe!

If you want to create, we have art supplies, sewing machines, beads, and more. Make what you like. Socialize with like minded seniors. Listen to music or even bring a movie!

When: Mondays, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Where: Mattapan Branch of the BPL, 1250 Blue Hill Ave.


For more information please call 617-298-9218

Codman Square Community Meeting: Getting to Zero | Aug. 25

  1. Informative Presentations: What is Getting To Zero all about? Can we really Get to Zero in MA? What is driving HIV in the community?
  2. Oppourtunity to Hear From You: What have you experienced? What would you like to see happening? What is working for you and what is not?

When: August 25 from 5pm - 8pm

Where: Black Box Theatre, 14 Epping Street.


RSVP: Jonathan Reveil 617-822-8797 or email:

Monthly Book Group at Home.stead Cafe | Aug. 22

The Monthly Book Group continues at Home.stead Café. This month's book is The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver. Copies are available at the Fields Corner branch BPL.

Please come and join the August book club to discuss The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver and eat some tasty treats! (Cash Bar for those interested in partaking.

When: August 22 at 6:30pm

Where: 1448 Dorchester Ave. 


For further information about these upcoming events, please contact Emily Todd at 617-436-2155 x1307.

Dudley Commons Farmer's Market | Jun. 16 - Oct. 27

Want to enjoy locally grown, fresh vegetables? On a budget but don't want to compromise eating healthy? Come to the Dudley Farmers Markets. Tomatoes, herbs, salad greens, collards, honey and more! They accept senior coupons and you can use your EBT card to purchase. When you spent $10, you receive $10 worth of Bounty Bucks back to purchase even more! 

When: Every Thursday from 3pm - 7pm

Where: Dudley Common, Dudley Street @ Blue Hill Ave.


For more information please contact, Sierra Morton at 617-297-6448, email

Story Time with Ms. Sherry | Aug. 16

Preschool age children will enjoy a selection of fun stories, rhymes, and songs with Ms. Sherry. Large groups, please register at 617-298-7841. This activity is appropriate for children ages 5 and under.

When: August 16 at 10:30am

Where: Lower Mills Branch Library, 27 Richmond St.


Dorchester Youth Soccer: Fall League

Registration open until Monday August 15th, 2016.

Registrations that are not paid in full at the time of registration will be deleted by the system


Age divisions and playing format:

(K-1 and K-2)  U6 Clinic  12 player rosters

(1st and 2nd)  U8 Co-ed played 5 V 5 with 10 player rosters

(3rd and 4th)  U10 Co –ed  played 6 v 6 with 12 player rosters

(5th and 6th)  U-12 Co-ed played 8 V 8 with 15 player rosters

(7th and 8th)  U-14 Co –ed played 8 V 8 with 15 player rosters


To register click here

DOT Park Gala | Sept. 9

Celebrate 125 years with friends and neigbors under the big top in this Olmsted desinged National Register landmark park.

Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, Auction

When: September 9 at 7pm

Where:  Dorchester Park, 2180 Dorchester Ave.


Tickets are $90 each or $175 per couple and are available at or at Cedar Grove Gardens, 911 Adams St., Dorchester


Boston Kiddie Carnival | Aug. 21

This installment of the carnival highlights our young children in colorful costumes showcasing their various talents. The event is an annual competition which winners are chosen and recognized in each category-king, queen, indivisual male and fmeale and the Band of the year. Each child paticipating has the oppourtunity fir self expression, confidence and performing arts!

When: August 21 from 12pm - 7pm

Where: White stadium, 450 Walnut Ave.


click here for further information

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