Dorchester Holiday Tree Lightings | Nov 28

Mayor Martin J Walsh & the Dorchester Holiday Celebrations Committee presents Dorchester 2015 Holiday Tree Lightings.


Saturday Nov 28

  • 3:00pm Neponset Circle
  • 3:30pm Port Norfolk
  • 4:00pm Harbor Point
  • 4:30pm Meeting House Hill (Allen Park)
  • 5:00pm Uphams Corner (Strand Theater)
  • 5:30pm Blessed Mother Tereaa-Parish
  • 6:00pm Ryan Playground
  • 6:30 Fields Corner (Doherty/Gibson Playground)
  • 7:00pm King Street Playground
  • 7:30pm Peabody Square

City Services Caribbean Expo | Dec 3

The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians invites you to  City Services Caribbean Expo. About 20 City Departments will have tables to share the details about their programs and services as well as a short speaking program.

When: December 3 from 7pm - 9pm 

Where: Unity Sports and Cultural Association at 10 Dunbar Ave in Dorchester.

For more info call Carol Leggett 857-869-8773

Upham's Corner Holiday Tree Lighting | Nov 28

Mayor Martin J Walsh and The Upham's Corner community invite you to join them for their lighting of The Upham's Corner Holiday Tree! There will be tasty refresments, live music, etertainment, and fun activitites for children. 


When: Nov 28 4pm

Where: Upham's Corner in front of the Strand Theater

For more info call 617-265-0363

Pope's Hill Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | Nov 28

Join Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association for their Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Special appearance by Santa Claus and goodie bags for the kids!


When: Sat Nov 28

Festivities begin with hot cocoa at 2pm.

3:00pm Tree Lighting

3:30pm-6:00pm Holiday Pizza Party

Where: 362 Neponset Ave (Neponset V.F.W Post #5834)

Story Time with Ms. Angela | Dec 1

Preschoolers will listen to stories, sing songs, and make crafts.

When: Tues December 1, 2015, 10:30 – 11:05 A.M.

Where: Lower Mills Branch Library, 27 Richmond Street

Children 0-5 Years
Large groups, please register at 617.298.7841.

Midweek Matinee: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | Nov 25

Come watch Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: a comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film stars Steve Martin as Neal Page, a high-strung marketing executive, who meets Del Griffith, played by John Candy, an eternally optimistic, outgoing, overly talkative, and clumsy shower curtain ring salesman who seems to live in a world governed by a different set of rules. They share a three-day odyssey of misadventures trying to get Neal home to Chicago from New York City in time for Thanksgiving dinner with his family. Rated R.


When:  Nov 25 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Where: Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122


After Thanksgiving Family Hike | Nov 27

Thinking of how you will work off the holiday feast? Join Appalachian Mountain Club. The Appalachian Mountain Club, is leading through its Outdoors Rx program.  Outdoors Rx is partnered with Boston Medical Center and helps families lead healthy lives through outdoor recreation.

Bring your loved ones on a family hike through the beautiful and historic woodland of Franklin Park. Dress to enjoy the weather! Snacks and drinks OK to bring. Trails are not appropriate for strollers. 


When: 10 AM and ending around noon.  Friday, November 27th 

Where: Franklin Park

Questions? Email leader Brian Witkoff, 978-807-4901. 

For info: Click Here

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Author Dinner: "Dirty Old Boston" | Dec 4

Join Ont The Dot Books for a warm walk down memory lane as they  welcome Jim Botticelli, author and creator of Dirty Old Boston: Four Decades of a City in Transition. The founder of the ever-popular Dirty Old Boston Facebook page, Jim knows a thing or two about nostalgia and the fascination with Boston's recent past.  Sit down for a delicious three course meal, a discussion led by Jim, and plenty of good conversation. Bring your own photographs and memories to share! 

About the Book: Dirty Old Boston is a crowd-sourced photographic chronicle of the people, streets, and buildings from the postwar years to 1987. From ball games to dive bars, and amidst an ever-changing skyline, Dirty Old Boston presents our proud moments and doesn't shy away from our growing pains. Raw and beautiful, this book is an important and evocative tribute to the city and its people.  >> Read More

Disney's The Little Mermaid | Nov 27-29 & Dec 3-6

The Fiddlehead Theater Presents

The Little Mermaid

November 27, 2015 - December 6, 2015

Based on one of  Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. This fishy fable will capture your hearts with songs like "Under the Sea" and "Part of Your World".

Friday, November 27 & December 4 at 8 PM

Saturday, Novenber 28 & December 5 at 2PM & 8PM

Sunday, November 29 & December 6 at 2PM

Thursday December 3 at 7:30 PM


Where: The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd

Buy Tickets Here 

Let' Em Roll Casino Royale Night | Dec 4

Leahy-Holloran Community Center 5th annual fundraiser; "Let' Em Roll Casino Royale Night". Black Texas Hold'em Poker, Craps, Blackjack, Roulette, Let it Ride, Music, and raffles. 

Where: Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA 

When: December 4 , 7pm

Cost: $27..37 online, $35 at the door. 

To register click here


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