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Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market | June 24- Oct 14

The 8th season of the Ashmont Peabody Square Farmers Market is soon approaching.   The ribbon cutting on opening day will be at 4pm and there will be many special guests. Volunteers welcome!

Shop local with SNAP, WIC, Senior Nutrition Coupons, credit card or just cash. Get double SNAP benefits with Boston Bounty Bucks. For more information: 617-825-3846, greaterashmont.org

When: June 24- Oct 24, Fridays 3-7pm

Where: Ashmont Station Plaza

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The Future Of MyDorchester

Please take our survey! We are looking to hear feedback from the community about the future of MyDorchester. svy.mk/1OsI2mx

 

Thank you all who attended our event on June 2nd, The Future of MyDorchester. It was great hearing feedback from the community. We have gathered feedback from the community and made a report. Here

 

 

Codman Square Farmers Market | June 18 - Oct 22

Come get fresh, locally grown food in your neighborhood! Fruits, veggies, meat, fish, bread, herbs, crafts, and more will be available at this year's Codman Square Farmers Market! Open EVERY Saturday this year! Some days will have picnics, entertainment, a walking group, and more!  AND you can use your EBT card and get up to $10 back in Bounty Bucks to use at the market!

When: Every Sat, June 18-  October 22 from 10am-3pm

Where: Codman Commons, Corner of Washington and Talbot, Dorchester

For more info: email codmansquaremarket@gmail.com

Tuesdays at Tavolo Drew O'Doherty & Kenny Chambers | June 28

Tuesdays at Tavolo is a new live music series’at Tavolo Ristorante in Dorchster (Peabody Square). The series, which kicked off in February, has picked up steam and now offers a fuller music schedule including a wide range of “living room” style concerts form solo artists of Boston outfits such as The Tarbox Ramblers, The Shods, The Neats, The Del Fuegos, Come, Unnatural Axe, Expanding Man, The Moving Targets, and more. There is no cover or age restriction.

When: Tuesday June 28 at 8pm

Where: Tuesdays at Tavolo, 1918 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester Center, Massachusetts 02124

Haitian Information Session On Immigration | June 29

Attention Haitian Families: You are invited to a special information session on immigration. 

Come get updates about:

  • Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program
  • Other imigration information directly from USCIS, AGO, and MORI
  • Learn how to avoid imigration scams

When: Wed, June 29, at 5pm

Where: Kay Pam, 6 Livingston, St, Dorchester, MA

Need More info?

  • True Alliance
  • 617-779-7009
  • IFSI-USA
  • 617-447-6522
  • St. Mark's 
  • 617-288-8515
  • Gibert Albert CC:
  • 617-265-1730
  • 857-492-6063

Inter-neighborhood Ride Series: Dorchester | July 9

Join DotBike for the third installment of the Inter-neighborhood Ride Series! Enjoy meeting fellow bicycle enthusiasts, newbies and advocates while touring new streets. 

Route details: Ride starts and ends at home.stead cafe in Fields Corner. "Dochester Heights and Highlights" - a little history, a little hill-climbing, but plenty of good views and good company! Play "Dot Bingo" as you ride and you could win a $25 gift certificate to the delicious home.stead cafe!

 

When: Sat, July 9, 11am – 2pm

Where: Home.stead bakery & cafe
1448 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 02122

 

For more information, please visit dotbike.org. >> Read More

Multi-Family Yard Sale | June 25

Huge variety of household items * craft supplies * books of all sorts  tools * children’s toys and gear * clothing for all ages * furniture * many other yard sale treasures!

  • When: Saturday, June 25th, 9:00am – 2:00pm, rain or shine
  • Where: First Parish Dorchester, 10 Parish St., near Fields Corner T

Community Listening Session on Violence | July 6

Boston Public Health Commission will be on hand to hear from the community. 

Violence never has just one victim… Trauma Services can help. Tell Boston Public Health Commission what your community needs.

Dinner, childcare and translation services will be provided. For more info call: 617-534-2382.

When: Wednesday, July 6 at 5:30 PM - 8 PM

Where: Black Box Theater at Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 

Adams Street BPL for Science Magic! | June 29

Museum of Science comes to Adams Street BPL for Science Magic! Ever wonder how magic tricks really work? This program investigates the science behind the “magic” of several classic magic tricks.  For ages 4 and up.

When: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 6:00pm

Where: 690 Adams St. Dorchester, MA 02122

Community Conversation on Youth | June 27

Join Silver Lining Mentoring for their community conversation on youth in foster care. Learn how your mentoring can impact a young person's goals in education, financial literacy, communication and housing. 

When: Mon, June 27 6-7pm

Where: Codman Square Branch Library

Call to RSVP: 617-391-9066

Email: mentor@silverliningmentoring.org

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