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Dorchester House Tour | June 12

SAVE THE DATE!

Visit a dozen delightful Ashmont Hill homes and carriage houses and tour the recently restored Parish of All Saints, Ashmont.

When: Sunday, June 12 12pm-5pm

Details are soon to come! Check back for more information about the House Tour and ticket purchase.

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Author Talk: Thanhha Lai | May 10

In honor of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, join Adams Street Branch as children’s author Thanhha Lai discusses her novel Inside Out & Back Again. The novel, which won numerous accolades including the National Book Award and the Newbery Honor Medal, is the story of a young girl in 1975 who, along with her family, leaves her home in Vietnam to start a new life in Alabama.

When: Tues, May 10, 2016, 12 – 1 P.M.

Where: Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Zoo | May 8

Celebrate your mom at Franklin Park this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, with FREE ADMISSION for all mothers throughout the day. Bring Mom along with the entire family to either Franklin Park Zoo for a memorable day spent discovering all of the incredible animals! Be sure to look for all of the animal moms – at Franklin Park Zoo, say hello to Kiki the western lowland gorilla and her offspring Kimani, Kambiri and Azize, as well as cotton-top tamarin mom, Wilma, and her baby. 

When: Sun May 8, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Please note: Last entry is a half hour before closing

Where: Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121 >> Read More

Haitian Heritage Month at Haitian Multi Service Center | May 6

Catholic Charities Haitian Multi Service Center invites you to Celebration of Haitian Heritage Month. They will showcase Haitian culture, art, music, and culinary. Haitian Arts will be on display on that day at the center. 

 

When: Friday, May 6, 12:00pm-2:30pm

Where: 185 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02121

Please RSVP at nadine_dorcena@ccab.org

Homemade Bath Products for Mom | May 5

Mom deserves to be pampered. Homemade bath products are an inexpensive and luxurious gift. They will discuss what is used in homemade bath products and the benefits of each ingredient.  Participants will learn how to make bath salts, milk bath, and bath oil. They will leave with a nice gift for mom or themselves. This program is geared for ages 10 and up. Preregistration is encouraged.

 

When: Thurs, May 5, 2016, 7 – 7:45 P.M.

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02121

Open House on Healthy Aging | May 7

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center’s (HSNHC) upcoming Open House will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM.  Each year HSNHC aims to host several events that empower community members with the necessary tools to manage and improve their personal care and the health of a loved one.  This year’s event will be centered around Healthy Aging with opening remarks from Mayor Marty Walsh.

They will have a panel of experts here to discuss Alzheimer/Dementia, Estate Planning and Nutrition/Exercise. This event is free and all are welcomed!

When: Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM

Where: Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center  632 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121

 

Dorchester Community Food Co-op Annual Meeting | May 4

All Are Welcome! Join the conversation at the Annual Meeting!

Shared Bounty: The transforming power of food businesses in building community  

  • Keynote Speaker: MA Senator Linda Dorcena Forry
  • Panelist: Glynn Lloyd, Managing Director, Boston Impact Initiative
  • Panelist: Cassandria Campbell, Owner, Fresh Food Generation

When: Wednesday, May 4th 6:30-8:30pm

Where: 1500 Dorchester Ave, Kit Clark Center

Light dinner provided. Childcare will be available.

Please RSVP info@dorchesterfoodcoop.com.

 

Haitian Heritage Month Celebration | May 2-26

Haitian Heritage Month Celebration 2016!

16th Annual Haitian American Unity Parade:

  • When: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 
  • Where: Mattapan Square Blue Hill Ave through Talbot Ave., Dorchester

9th Annual Haitian Heritage Month Kick-Off Cermony:

  • When: Mon. May 2nd, 2016—5:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Where: KAY PAM 6 Livingstone St. Dorchester

11th Annual Flag Day Breakfast (In collaboration with several Boston City Councilors):

  • When: Fri., May 13th, 2016-10:30am
  • Where: Boston City Hall, 5th Floor

21st Annual Haitian Flag Raising Cermony:  >> Read More

Paint: A Community Paint Party | April 30

4C ART Co presents Paint: A Community Paint Day. Join in as the community beautify the urban wild. 

When: April 30, 2016, 11am-1pm

Where: Urban Wild/Food Forest (located next to the Sustainability Guild) 260 Washington St

Divine High Tea Party | May 14

St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church Women, (E.C.W) cordially invites you to a "Devine High Tea Party".

Ladies and Gents come out and enjoy a fun and elegant evening as we dine on tea, finger sandwiches and other goodies. Hats & gloves for the ladies and bow ties for the gentlemen are encourages but not required. Bring along your favorite, unique tea cup & saucer. 

When: Sat, May 14, 4:00-8:00pm

Where: 42 Bailey St, Dorchester, MA

Are you sophisticated, fun, creative or playful? Show your personality with your favorite hat and you'll be eligible to win a special prize. 

Tickets are $12

For more information, please contact Carmen: 857-869-0498 or Joyce 617-469-4865

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