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Fields Corner Book Sale | April 8, 2017

The Fields Corner library is having a open-public book sale where we will be selling thousands of different types of books, magazines, audio CDs, DVDs, and video tapes. All the profits will go towards developing new and current library programs in the city of Boston.

 

When:

Saturday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

Where:

1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Contact:

617-436-2155

"The Real Once Upon A Time" at The Vibe

Storytelling at The Vibe

The Vibe Coffeehouse, a showcase for Christian Arts, invites you to "The Real Once Upon A Time" on Saturday, April 22 @ 6:00 - 8:30 pm. Girls night out, couples group, friends hanging out, date night -- this is the place for you! Delicious food, fun, surprises and great entertainment.

Held at Second Church in Dorchester, Wales Hall (downstairs), 600 Washington St, Dorchester, MA (Parking lot & entrance off Center St). $5 cover charge. RSVP www.thevibecoffeehouse.org or contact us (617) 804-5850, or thevibecoffeehouse@gmail.com >> Read More

Chill on Park’s April Children’s Story Hour | April 20, 2017

Chill on Park’s April Children’s Story Hour in collaboration with the Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library is coming soon!   This month’s theme is “Just in Rhyme… Stories and Poems that Play with Words” and guests will enjoy a sample! As a reminder, we have parking spaces behind the Fields Corner library and this event is free and open to the public.

 

When:

April 20th from 6pm-7pm.

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

(617) 297-5401

THE ESSENTIALS OF LIVING AND AGING | April 15, 2017

Free event being hosted by the BU Alzheimers Research Center  "Food for Thought". It will include a cooking demonstration, free refreshments, a couple of great speakers and a lot of information. A 3 part series collaboration of the Boston NAACP Health Committee, GBABSW & the MA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

 

When:

 April 15, 2017

 

Where:

DUDLEY BRANCH LIBRARY, 65 WARREN ST., ROXBURY, MA 02119

 

Contact:

Call 617-959-0003 or go online to www.eventbrite.com/e/
the-essentials-of-living-and-aging-tickets-32665226572

 

Monthly Memory Café | April 3, 2017

Are you an individual with memory loss or their caregiver? Looking for an enjoyable way to spend time together? Then please join us for: Grove Hall’s “Thanks for the Memories” Café. Enjoy coffee, refreshments, creative arts, and conversation with new friends of all ages. A guest artist will lead a creative exploration each month. Co-hosted by the City of Boston’s Alzheimer’s Initiative and

Where:

BCYF’s Grove Hall Community Center 51 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester

When:

Meets the first Monday of every month, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost:

Free

Contact:

Patricia.Mccormack@boston.gov or 617-635-3992.
 

Uphams Corner BPL: Shopping Rights

The City of Boston's Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs will host the program on April 26th. Please join Upham's Corners BPL for " Rights When You Shop." This event is part of Money Smart Week.

When:

April 26th at 4:00 PM

Maximum audience:

25-30 adults

 

Contact:

Elise at (617) 265-0139.

Voices of SNCC Women: A Communal Reading and Dialogue

Together we will read aloud passages written by women involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from Hands on the Freedom Plow and ARSNICK. Tina-Marie Johnson, youth advocate, will lead a discussion with former SNCC women: Mimi Jones; Janet Moses, Laura Foner, and the audience. Sponsored by Mass Humanities Open and Honest Communal Reading and Dialogue program. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

Where:

Grove Hall branch of the Boston Public Library

41 Geneva Ave, Dorchesetr MA 02121

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Kate Gray, kgray@bpl.org, 617.427.3337 x1358

Dorchester CARES Coalition | 2017

The Next Coalition Meeting is coming soon!  Dinner and childcare is provided.  Please RSVP to me...contact info is below and on the attached flyer.  Please share with your networks and bring a friend!

 

Where:

200 Bowdoin St. Dorchester MA.

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

tregister@familynurturing.org

Coyote on a Fence | March 30 - April 15

Hello,
    Just following up on my earlier invitation to Hub Theatre Company of Boston's upcoming production of the award-winning drama Coyote on a Fence by Bruce Graham, directed by Daniel Bourque. The show runs Friday, March 31 through Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 5pm) at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Back Bay, Boston, MA  02116.  Press is welcome at all performances starting Saturday, April 1.  We were so honored to have recently receive 8 IRNE Award nominations- including 2 for best production- for our 2016 season and believe that Coyote on a Fence will be a great kick-off to another banner year!
 
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Clemente Course in the Humanities College Fair | March 15, 2017

Meet representatives from local colleges and services to get information on how to continue your educational journey. They can answer questions about transcripts, financial aid, and their course offerings.

 

All are welcome – bring a coworker, friend, family member, or neighbor with you.

 

Where:

6 Norfolk St. Dorchester, MA

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Stephanie Crawford crawfordstephanie13@gmail.com

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