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Celebrity Series Boston | March 11, 2017

On  The Guy Mendilow Ensemble will be performing at the Kroc Center in Dorchester. This award-winning sextet comprised of world-class musicians representing Argentina, Israel, Palestine, Japan, the USA and the UK, formed in 2004 and has been enthusiastically received in venues ranging from world and traditional music festivals to performing arts centers, progressive Jewish organizations and universities. They have toured and recorded with the likes of Bobby McFerrin, Yo-Yo Ma, the Assad Brothers, Christian McBride and Simon Shaheen.

 

When:

March 11th at 3pm,

 

Cost:

Free

 

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Boston Alliance for Young Children’s Social Emotional Wellness (BAYCSEW) | 2017

Description: 

Please join the Boston Alliance for Young Children’s Social Emotional Wellness (BAYCSEW), a new system of care bringing together the professionals and family members who care for, serve, and support children ages 0-8. We meet the first Friday of each month. Hope to see you there!

When: 

Every First Friday, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Where: 

Adams Street Branch Library in Dorchester. 690 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02122.

More Info:

 To RSVP or join the email list, please email Natasha at nbyars@bphc.org

Uphams Corner BPL: Shopping Rights

The City of Boston's Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs will host the program on April 26th. Please join Upham's Corners BPL for " Rights When You Shop." This event is part of Money Smart Week.

When:

April 26th at 4:00 PM

Maximum audience:

25-30 adults

 

Contact:

Elise at (617) 265-0139.

Love Your Block: Dorchester

Boston is thrilled to re-announce its high-impact spring cleanups, formerly called Boston Shines. We hope to engage residents while improving the quality of life in Boston over three weekends. Dorchester will be the last weekend, so it will be nice and warm! come out and pick up your community while saving our planet. 

 

When:

April 12 & 13

 

Where:

Throughout Dorchester!

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

info@mydorchester.org

Voices of SNCC Women: A Communal Reading and Dialogue

Together we will read aloud passages written by women involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from Hands on the Freedom Plow and ARSNICK. Tina-Marie Johnson, youth advocate, will lead a discussion with former SNCC women: Mimi Jones; Janet Moses, Laura Foner, and the audience. Sponsored by Mass Humanities Open and Honest Communal Reading and Dialogue program. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

Where:

Grove Hall branch of the Boston Public Library

41 Geneva Ave, Dorchesetr MA 02121

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Kate Gray, kgray@bpl.org, 617.427.3337 x1358

Dorchester CARES Coalition | 2017

The Next Coalition Meeting is coming soon!  Dinner and childcare is provided.  Please RSVP to me...contact info is below and on the attached flyer.  Please share with your networks and bring a friend!

 

Where:

200 Bowdoin St. Dorchester MA.

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

tregister@familynurturing.org

Coyote on a Fence | March 30 - April 15

Hello,
    Just following up on my earlier invitation to Hub Theatre Company of Boston's upcoming production of the award-winning drama Coyote on a Fence by Bruce Graham, directed by Daniel Bourque. The show runs Friday, March 31 through Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 5pm) at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Back Bay, Boston, MA  02116.  Press is welcome at all performances starting Saturday, April 1.  We were so honored to have recently receive 8 IRNE Award nominations- including 2 for best production- for our 2016 season and believe that Coyote on a Fence will be a great kick-off to another banner year!
 
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Clemente Course in the Humanities College Fair | March 15, 2017

Meet representatives from local colleges and services to get information on how to continue your educational journey. They can answer questions about transcripts, financial aid, and their course offerings.

 

All are welcome – bring a coworker, friend, family member, or neighbor with you.

 

Where:

6 Norfolk St. Dorchester, MA

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Stephanie Crawford crawfordstephanie13@gmail.com

Dorchester History Initiative Series | March 15, 2017

Two UMass graduate students will spotlight two very different versions of Dorchester's grassroots community activism from four decades ago: >> Read More

Shawmut Spring Clean Up | April 1, 2017

Happy Spring! Please join neighbors and volunteers from Boston Cares for our first cleanup of 2017 for the garden beds bordering the walkways to the Shawmut T Station, between Melville Ave. & Centre Street. Please note new time for 2017 cleanups, we hope to see some new volunteers as well as old friends!
 
 
Walkways to the Shawmut T Station (MBTA Red Line, Ashmont Branch), Melville Ave. to Centre Street
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