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Stand Down: Greater Boston | Sep. 30

Offering Services to Homeless and At-Risk Veterans

  • Employment assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Medical care
  • Wellness programs
  • Legal support
  • Prevention services

Visit the community providers throughout Massachusetts who are dedicated to supporting Veterans!

*Veterans must bring proof of military service (DD214 is acceptable)*

When: September 30, registration is from 8am - 1pm, Event is from 8am- 2pm

Where: IBEW Local 103, 256 Freeport St. 


For more information, contact or visit

End of Summer Reading Party | Aug. 9

 The 2016 Summer Reading Program, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read, ends Tuesday, August 9th. They will celebrate with food, fun, and animals! The Creature Teachers will educate and entertain with a variety of animals. Light refreshments will be provided.

When: August 9 at 12pm

Where: Upham's Corner Library, 500 Columbia Road



Please call 617.265.0139 for additional information.

Garden Goodies | Aug 12

Whether from your garden, our garden, or some other source of fresh food, we all want to learn new ways to use the healthy food we grow. Join us for What to Do With Your Garden Harvest. 

When: August 12 at 3pm

Where: Upham's Corner Library, 500 Columbia Rd. 

Songs with Judy Pancoast | August. 9

Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast contributes to the summer reading theme "Ready, Set, Read!" with a rousing dance party designed to get the kids' hearts pumping and their toes tapping. Be sure to eat a good breakfast, cause there's 45-minutes of twisting, surfing, swimming in Jello and more with Judy's high-energy program!

When: August 9 at 10:30am

Where: Lower Mills Branch Library, 27 Richmond St. Dorchester, MA


For more information, please call the Lower Mills Branch BPL at 617-298-7841

Inaugural Dorchester Bike & Brew Fest | Sept. 15

An intro event to the City of Boston's Hub on Wheels weekend. This family friendly community festival will be showcasing the growing cycling community in Dorchester and offering the opportunity to sample beers from several local brewers, along with food trucks, live music, workshops, raffles, etc.

When: September 15 from 5pm - 8 pm

Where: Peabody Square Ashmont



Yard and Bake Sale | Aug. 27

"Helping others to find a New Way to help those in need"

Baked good and used or unwanted household goods or personal items. All are invited to attend and participate!

If you are interested in particiapting and need renting table space, please contact me by email only. Rental is $25.00 if you bring your own table, if you need one of the library’s table it is $35.00. We do not have space for large items, however you can bring pictures of these items to show and make other arrangements to sell them.

When: August 27, from 9am - 4pm >> Read More

RoadtoWellness5k: Walk. Run. Have Fun | Sept. 10

 Kicking the day off with our Walk/Run, The Road To Wellness offers a day of fun and fitness that promises to inspire your mind, body and spirit. It’s a day to celebrate our community’s rich historic roots while taking advantage of some great health and fitness resources, music and community activities.

In partnership with HoodFit and the B.A.A., the event will get you active and excited about your own journey on the road to wellness!

Registration begins at 7 a.m. Walk/Run starts at 9 a.m.

When: Saturday, September 10 

Where: Through the historic Roxbury community, starting and ending at The Dimock Center

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Deliverance Temple Worship Center’s Community Outreach Day | Aug. 13

Fun and Games, Back to School Giveaway, FREE Clothing drive and more!

Join them for a day of fun, food and festivities, All are welcome!

When: Saturday, August 13 from 10am – 2pm

Where: 232 Columbia Rd.


For more information visit their website,, or call phone 617.442.4330, or email

Standish Village Annual Family Day | Aug. 20

Bring the whole family for a big cookout and lots of activities for the kids!

  • Musical performances
  • Pony Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Photo Booth
  • Kids Craft
  • Outdoor Games
  • Summer Food & Fun!

All friends, family and neighbors of Standish Village residents are welcome!

When: Aug. 20 from 12pm-2pm

Where: Standish Village, 1190 Adams St. 


Visit their website

15th Annual Health Fair | Sept. 17

"Health is Wealth"

  • Flu Clinic
  • Refreshments
  • Health Screenings
  • Live Music Entertainment

When: Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11am-2pm

Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd.


For more information please contact Sue Kelliher 617-288-0970 x8822


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