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Community Art Circles: Exploring Culture

This group is geared toward ANY Youth 12-16 who would be interested in and benefit from exploring their own cultural identity and learning more about what culture is.  The group is rooted in the expressive arts and there will be lots of dance, movement and fine arts incorporated.
 

Where:

780 American Legion Highway Roslindale, MA 02131

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-469-8501

Life With Little Ones: A Playgroup and Support Group for Families Raising 2-3 Year Olds | February 9, 2017

A Playgroup AND Support Group, where children and their caregivers are able to participate in arts and crafts, song, and other activities that support early childhood development.  Parents will be learning the 5 Boston Basics and talking with other parents about their experiences. This group is geared to families of 2-3 year olds, but families with 4 year olds are welcome to sign up as well.
 

 

Where:

10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-469-8501

Lower Mills BPL: Story Time with the Boston Ballet | February 14, 2017

Children and families are welcomed once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a  movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators. This program is for children ages 2 and up. Younger children will need parental supervision.

 

Where:
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-298-7841

Adams Street BPL LEGOs Builders Club | February 2, 2017

Join us for a LEGO challenge at the library every Thursday after school. We’ll build schools, bridges, and playgrounds - all with LEGOs. Duplo is also available for younger builders. LEGOs Builders Club is recommended for children ages 4 and up.

 

Where:

Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-436-6900

Adams Street BPL Baby Toddler Playgroup | February 3, 2017

Playgroup is the perfect time for young children and their caregivers to play and socialize. Recommended for ages 3 and under.

 

Where:

Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-436-6900

Coffee Hour | February 7, 2017

Operation PEACE (Partnerships in Education and Community Enrichment) invites you to attend the weekly Coffee Hour. Come in and enjoy a hot cup of coffee, utilize their free computer lab, and inquire about free programming services. Open to all Dorchester residents!

 

Where:

Operation P.E.A.C.E-Codman Square
15 Norfolk Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Sarah@operationpeaceboston.org.

Story Time with Boston Ballet | 2017

Children and families are welcomed once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a  movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators. This program is for children ages 2 and up. Younger children will need parental supervision.

 

When:

10:30 – 11:30am

 

Where:

500 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester, MA 02125

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-265-0139

 

girls' teen night | January 28, 2017

Operation PEACE (Partnerships is Education and Community Enrichment), on Jan. 28th will be running girls' group and girls' teen night. The events will include pizza, open access to a computer lab, tv, and PS4 gaming system.

 

Where:

Operation P.E.A.C.E-Codman Square
15 Norfolk Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Sarah Noreiga - 617.533.7940

Children's Book Reading | January 29, 2017

Chill on Park in collaboration with On the Dot Books this Sunday, will be giving a dramatic reading of her children’s book titled: Darlene the Drama Queen Raises the Curtain on Confidence.

 

When:

January 29, 2017

 

Where:

142 Park St, Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

(617) 297-5401

80’s Ski Party: Wicked Wintah Porter Release | January 27, 2017

Join all of the City Brew Tours Boston guides as they rock our best 80’s ski gear to celebrate the release of a collaboration beer that's brewed with the help of Down the Road Brewery and Dorchester Brewing Company! City Brew Tours wanted to brew a beer that would keep you cozy during the New England winter, so why not brew a hot chocolate flavored porter?

They’ll be giving away City Brew Tours swag as well as a special getaway package that includes Ski Tickets with City Brew Tours tickets. The first 20 guests to purchase a pint of Wicked Wintah will receive a free S’mores treat from Sweet Lydia’s compliments of City Brew Tours! And, Sweet Lydia’s will be selling their delectable, gooey treats until 8pm. And, for dinner, the folks at the M&M Rib Truck will be there from 5-8:30pm! >> Read More

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