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Four Corners Main Street Annual Meeting | May 26

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Join Four Corners Main Street in celebrating their Annual Meeting! Meet local business owners and hear updates of future projects in the Four Corners area! Special Guest Speaker will be John Barros, Chief of Economic Development for the City of Boston. *Please RSVP with Dynell to assist them in ordering dinner!

 

When: Tuesday May 26th, 2015

6:00PM– 8:00PM

Where: Dorchester Arts Collaborative 

157A Washington Street, Dorchester

To RSVP: call Dynell at 617-697-1447 or email director@fourcornersms.org

 

Public Art Salon | March 14 - June 14

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The Public Art Salon is an ongoing initiative to design and build community-driven public art projects, facilitate relationships between the community and professional artists in and beyond Four Corners, and establish a weekly place for civic practice where we all come together to make and talk art, politics, and community.

The Public Art Salon is in its pilot session from March 14 – June 14. We are gathering to build Seats of Power: the 50-Foot Bench.

 

When: Every Saturday from 11am – 2pm

Where: Dorchester Arts Collaborative

157A Washington St. Dorchester

For more info: visit http://our4corners.co/category/the-public-art-salon/

 

Dining with Diabetes | June 18

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Dining with Diabetes, a cooking and nutrition group for diabetic patients, is beginning soon and sign-ups have already begun! Learn to cook diabetes-friendly meals and learn about important diabetic nutrition. 

 

When:  The third Thursday of every month

4:30PM-6:00PM

Where: Codman Square Health Center

637 Washington Street Dorchester

To sign up: Call Omar Salman at (617)822-8290

 

ArtROX! Hub Grand Opening | May 29

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Discover Roxbury announces the Grand Opening of the ArtROX! Hub, a 5000-square foot programmatic art/workspace in Dudley Square shared by Discover Roxbury and partner, Future Boston Alliance. The ArtROX! Hub, in the heart of Dudley Square, fills a void in the social, cultural and economic fabric of one of Boston's largest commercial districts. The space will be used for exhibitions by local artists, sales of merchandise and artwork, art-making workshops, as well as workshops about the business of art. In addition to providing artists, residents, and visitors with services, the Hub will be poised to meet the needs of new employees and visitors to Roxbury.

 

When: Friday, May 29th

6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: 22 Warren Street, Roxbury

For more info: email info@discoverroxbury.org

 

Edible Plant Walk | May 23

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Back by popular demand, local naturalist, Pam Kristan, and members of the Boston Food Forest Coalition will celebrate the return of spring on a relaxed foraging walk through Boston's legendary Franklin Park! Pam will guide us through the many edible layers of the woods as we observe and sample late May's finest offerings: greens! Be sure to bring your tastebuds, as Pam will bring a seasonal dish or two to share with the group! Dress for for outdoor walking. Meet at Valley Gates, the dirt parking lot midway along the park road across from the golf course and next to the Pierpont Road fork. 

 

When: Saturday, May 23rd 11am-1pm. 

Where: Franklin Park

2010 Columbus Ave, Dorchester MA

RSVP & Questions: rsvp@franklinparkcoalition.org /617-442-4141

 

Container Gardening | May 30

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Join The Trustees of Reservations to learn about Container Gardening! Growing herbs and veggies in pots and repurposed containers is easy and fun.  They'll cover potting soil, compact plant varieties, and maintenance. 

 

When: Saturday, May 30th

10:00AM-12:00PM

Where: City Natives

30 Edgewater Drive, Mattapan

To sign up: http://www.greenovateboston.org/container_gardening

For more info: Michelle de Lima at mdelima@ttor.org

 

Udder Mayhem: 2nd Annual Cow Plop | May 30

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You're invited to the 2nd Annual Community Block Party and COW PLOP, featuring Pony Rides, Dunk Tank, Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses, Face-Painting, Games, Music, Raffles, Silent Auction, Dance-Off, and much more! Food and Beverages will be provided! Special Appearances by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and other surprise guests! All proceeds go to the Savin Hill Little League! THREE Prizes this year of $3,500, $1,500, & $500!

 

When: Saturday, May 30th

10:00AM-2:00PM

Where: McConnell Park, Savin Hill

Cost: $50 for a Cow Plop Ticket

For more details/how to donate: please email savinhillbaseball@gmail.com 

 

Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair | June 4

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Come to the 4th Annual Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair! 40+ Employers will be waiting to meet YOU and see if you have what it takes to work for their company! There will also be several professional development workshops! 

 

When: Thursday, June 4th

1:00PM-6:00PM

Where: Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center

1350 Tremont Street, Roxbury Crossing

For more info: email Nehemie Cange at NCange@ulem.org

 

Dorchester Neighborhood Night | June 9

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Summer is around the corner and it's time to celebrate! Join Onein3 in Dorchester for their June edition of Neighborhood Nights!  Celebrate the sunshine with a casual night of drinks, conversation and community building.  

This month Onein3 is partnering with Read Boston, the city's only comprehensive early literacy program, to host a book drive for young Bostonians ages 3-8.  Take a walk down memory lane and bring your favorite book as a kid, or choose from a list of suggested books

Look forward to seeing you all there! 

 

When: Tuesday, June 9th

6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: The Blarney Stone

1505 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

To register/ For more info: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/onein3-june-neighborhood-night-dorchester-edition-tickets-16956051005

 

Parenting Wisely Infosession | May 27

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Parenting Wisely is a low-cost evidence-based interactive, video-based training program for parents. The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)’s Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) program can provide you with the materials necessary to implement the program in your community - including the video, workbooks, facilitator guide, and ongoing support and technical assistance. Come to the infosession to learn more!

 

When: Wednesday, May 27th

9:30AM-11:00AM

Where: 727 Mass Ave

To RSVP: contact Tali Ruskin at TRUSKIN@BPHC.ORG or call 617-534-2314

 

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