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Codman Square Farmers' Market | Saturdays

The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (Corner of Washington Street & Talbot Ave). Don't miss out on fruit, veggies, bread, herbs, crafts, picnics, fresh fish, entertainment, food demos, walking groups and more! WIC, Senior Coupons, EBT, Debit Cards & Credit Cards are accepted! Save up to $10 when you use EBT! For more info, visit FACEBOOK or email codmansquaremarket@gmail.com.

Open Streets Open World I Sept. 28th

Open Streets Open World

On September 28th from 1-5pm, Blue Hill Avenue will be closed to cars and open to people with featured activities for all ages such as: Live music from local musicians || Fitness and Dance classes || Kids’ games and art projects || An Interfaith Dialogue || Walking and Biking tours || Art Making || A historic photo exhibition ||Free Bikes for all ages || Innovative greening projects || ZUMBA, Step and Hula Hoops || Job Resources and MUCH more!

For more information please contact Ola Akinwumi at oakin@emeraldnecklace.org or call 617-522-2700.

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Recovery Month Celebration! I September 19

Recovery Month Celebration

The Gavin Foundation Presents: Recovery Month Celebration

When: September 19, 2014. 
6-9pm
Where: IBEW Hall, 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Free: Sandwich Buffet 
Free: Shuttle Bus from JFK/UMASS 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Featuring guest speakers 
Boston’s Finest, Jennifer Penton
Boxing Legend, Micky Ward

Special Honoree 
House Speaker, Robert A. DeLeo

Emceed by
Steve Sweeney

With additional special guests:

Learn to Cope Founder, Joanne Peterson
And member speakers from 
the Devine Recovery Center and STEPRox
Music by DJ Curtie Lee

VietAID's 20th Anniversary Gala I September 13

MY GALA 2014

Illuminating Past Successes & Embracing Future Opportunities

Date: September 13, 2014  
Time: 6:00pm-12:00am
Location: IBEW Hall 
256 Freeport St., Dorchester, MA

Mỹ Gala is the culmination of decades of civic participation by Vietnamese immigrants and refugees who, since 1975, have worked to build a strong and active community in Boston.Last year, more than 600 people attended this event. Tickets are $100 per person. Special prices are available for students and seniors. 

This year’s Mỹ Gala, hosted by Charlotte Golar Richie, will honor Ambassador Ray Flynn, former Mayor of Boston; Harvard's Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment Program; and Ms. Quynh Dang, VietAID’s founding Chairperson, the founding Board, and Long Nguyen, the first ED.

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Meet Peppa Pig at Franklin Park Zoo! I Sept 14

MEET PEPPA PIG ON FARM DAY!

 

10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Peppa Pig through 2:30 p.m.)

You don’t have to leave the city to experience life on the farm! Don’t miss Farm Day, featuring special guest Peppa Pig™! Peppa Pig, the popular animated children’s show geared toward preschoolers, can be seen on Nick Jr. A costumed Peppa Pig character will be available for meet-and-greets at half-hour intervals beginning at 10:30 a.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. Be sure to bring your camera to take photos!

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Registration for English classes for adults -

Registration for English classes for adults - Tuesday, September 9, 2013

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm

Worker Education Program, 1803 Dorchester Avenue (MAHA Building) - 2nd floor Dorchester/St. Mark’s Area

 

Improve your speaking, reading and writing skills! Learn to use a computer.

 

Two Morning ESOL classes FREE!

Level I-II

Monday/Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Begins September 15, 2014

Level II--III

Tuesday/Thursday 9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. - Begins September 16, 2014

 

For info: Call 617-822-0130

Registration for Free morning English classes for adults

Registration for English classes for adults - Tuesday, September 9, 2013

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm

Worker Education Program, 1803 Dorchester Avenue (MAHA Building) - 2nd floor Dorchester/St. Mark’s Area

 

Improve your speaking, reading and writing skills! Learn to use a computer.

 

Two Morning ESOL classes FREE!

Level I-II

Monday/Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Begins September 15, 2014

Level II--III

Tuesday/Thursday 9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. - Begins September 16, 2014

 

For info: Call 617-822-0130

                       

 

Business Safety Workshop | Sept. 3, 2014

Biz Watch Flyer Sept 2014Prevent Retail Violence & Crime - Come to a free Business Safety Workshop September 3, 2014, sponsored by the Mass. Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health and Fields Corner Main Street. 8 AM to 10 AM, complimentary breakfast! >> Read More

Boston Urban Music Festival | August 24

COME JOIN THE FREEE URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL STARTING AT 2PM IN CITY HALL!!!!

Success Boston Kick-Off | August 28

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Registration

 

UMass Boston - Ryan Lounge

McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor

(100 Morrissey Boulevard

Boston, MA 02125)

 

Information on College Finances, Career Planning and More...

 

Raffle Prizes + Dinner + Entertainment

Prizes Include: Tablets & Gift Cards

 

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