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Got an Extra Box of Pasta?

It's a Winter Food Drive for our neighbors here in Dorchester.

Help give food to DotWell’s food pantries at the Codman Square Health Center and the Dorchester Multi Service Center. Jack Conway Realtor is joining with DotWell asking its customers & friends to help with nonperishable foods or a check.

Call Jack Conway & Co., REALTOR® at 617.288.0100 or drop it by their office at 1810 Dorchester Ave. You can also drop off donations at the Codman Square Tech Center at 450 Washington St.

Dorchester Historical Society Event: Holiday Party, Dec 13

This Sunday, December 13 is the Dorchester Historical Society's Holiday Party at the DHS headquarters (195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125) from 2 to 4pm. The historic houses of the Dorchester Historical Society, the Lemuel Clap House (1765) and the William Clapp House (1806) - on Boston Street will be decorated for the holiday season. Lovely music, and delicious refreshments! Voluntary donations accepted!

Fields Corner: Past, Present and Future, Dec 14

A presentation by MIT Urban Studies and Planning students of Fields Corner will be at Dorchester House (Multi-Purpose Room, 1353 Dorchester Ave) from 6:30pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, December 14.

What is the history of Field’s Corner? Which narratives tell the story of this place? How can the history of Fields Corner be inclusive to help us understand how to plan for the future?

Come see ideas and strategies for leveraging Fields Corner’s historic resources for sustainable design and development. >> Read More

Health of Dorchester Community Meeting, Dec 16

This Wednesday the Dorchester Community is having a meeting to discuss healthy living at the Harvard St Neighborhood Health Center (632 Blue Hill Ave) from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The meeting will focus on prostate cancer, diabetes and heart disease - how they affect they community and what can be done together to improve health as individuals and as a community.

Dinner & Childcare Provided >> Read More

Santa Pancake Breakfast, Dec 13

This Sunday St. Anne's Parish Hall (243 Neponset Ave) is hosting a Santa Pancake Breakfast at 11:30 am.

Food! Music! Holiday Cheer!

$3 per person; $10 per family; seniors free.
What better way to spend a morning than eating delicious pancakes?

Winter Stars Concert, Dec 12

“Winter Stars” Concert Boston City Singers’ second annual “Winter Stars” holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 12, 7:30 p.m., at the Parish of All Saints, 209 Ashmont Street, with special guests Kimani Lumsden, African drummer, and members of the Boston Public Quartet.

Tickets are $10 per person, $20/family. Info:

Codman Square Library Holiday Open House, Dec 12

The Codman Square Library is hosting a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 12 from noon to 3:00 pm. The fun-filled program will include a free family movie and story time. Guests are invited to help make gingerbread houses and visit our arts and crafts, dessert and books tables.

For more information, including vendor table rentals, please contact Janice Knight, at 617 436 8214,

Bowdoin/Geneva Winter Wonderland Holiday Event, Dec 10

Bring your family and friends to the Bowdoin/Geneva Winter Wonderland Holiday Event on Thursday, Dec 10 at the Holland Community Center (85 Olney Street, Dorchester) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Carolers, Balloonist, Arts & Crafts.

Photographer will be on hand for kids to take pictures with Santa. There will only be 5x7 pictures available to kids and or their families for a cost of $5 per picture. >> Read More

Free Saturday Flu Clinic at Codman Square, Dec 12

On Saturday, December 12 Codman Square Health Center (637 Washington St, Dorchester) will host a Free Public Flu Clinic from 9am to 3pm.

At the Flu Clinic, the following will be available while supplies last:
H1N1 flu vaccine
Seasonal flu vaccine

Both vaccines will be available to the following target populations:
-Pregnant women
-Household contacts of infants younger than 6 months of age;
-Household contacts of pregnant women in their third trimester to ensure their newborns go home to a safe environment.
-Children and adults 2 years to 24 years of age
-People 25 - 64 who have a chronic illness such as diabetes or asthma which would make them more susceptible to the flu.
-CSHC staff who have direct patient contact.

The Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History, Dec 10

Thursday, December 10 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Healey Library (4th Floor, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester) Anthony Sammarco will present an illustrated lecture and book signing on his new book on the Baker Chocolate Company, the oldest manufacturer of chocolate in the United States.

Come to Mr. Sammarco's lecture to learn how chocolate--the sweet and decadent delicacy of today-- is something far different than what was enjoyed by our ancestors just a few centuries ago when it was a delicious and flavorful drink referred to as the “Food of the Gods.” Anthony Sammarco graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1979 and later attended the American Institute of Banking. An educator at the Urban College of Boston, he was named educator of the year and serves on the Leadership Council. >> Read More

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