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Peace Night | June 8

PEACE NIGHT Friday, June 8th 2012 @ 8pm

Michael Brinkley Management in Association with Keri D. Singleton Presents P.E.A.C.E. Night 2012 at the Chez Vous Roller Skating Rink, featuring a video for Hip-Hip Phenom Kaviar's hit single "I'll' Eat Ya Food".

Special Guest Performances: JaQuay, Ko King, PKa$h & THEE SLAP BRACELETS  OFFICIAL PEACE DANCERS. >> Read More

Early Words for Early Birds | June 7

Early Words for Early Birds: Stories and Singing for Infants, Toddlers and their Families
Literacy activities parents can do now to prepare their young child for the school years!
Join ReadBoston for this FREE event.
Dinner will be provided. Parents will receive a selection of new children’s books and other literacy materials.
 
WHEN: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 @ 5-7:00 pm                        

WHERE: Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
             1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester >> Read More

Fathers Family Fun Day | June 9

Please join Dorchester CARES on Saturday, June 9th  2012 in Harambee Park to celebrate Fatherhood at the 3rd Annual FATHERS FAMILY FUN DAY. DETAILS:

-10:30AM SHARP - meet at 200 Bowdoin St. for registration and a Dorchester CARES Rally!  (Morning refreshments provided)

-PARADE to Harambee Park (15 Talbot Ave.) for the Family Fun Day: 12 noon - 4pm!!!

Entertainment for the whole family: BBQ, Music, Face painting, Sack races, etc! White Ribbon Pledge: Men Pledging to end violence against Women*. To RSVP please call: Karla Walker, PATCH Community Coordinator @617-474-1143 x223 >> Read More

Dot Day Sale at Ashmont Cycles | June 2 - 3

There will be a Dot Day Sale at Ashmont Cycles this weekend from Saturday, June 2 - Sunday, June 3.  Deals include: 5% off of all bikes and 10% off of all accessories (parts and labor not included in sale).
Ashmont Cycles is located at 551A Talbot Avenue, Dorchester, MA. Please call 617.282.6552 if you have any questions.

A Social Tea Event | June 16

Join Greater Four Corners Action Coalition for a great fundraiser! The organization is hosting a Social Tea at the Great Hall on June 16th. Join for tea, treats, music, and conversation! The event will be from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The Great Hall is located at 6 Norfolk Street. For more information contact www.gfcac.org, or call 617.436.0289.

5th Annual Mattapan Moving For Life | June 9

Join Mattapan Food & Fitness Center and Boston Nature Center for the 5th Annual Mattapan Moving For Life! The event will include a two mile walk through the nature sanctuary, Zumba, Yoga-lates, healthy food demonstrations & Information, fun activities for children: meadow sweeping, nature nook, bird demonstration! Register early and receive a free T-Shirt! >> Read More

On The Road To A Shared Vision | June 19

Millennium Ten Invites Participation in Launch of Efforts To Transform Codman Square and Four Corners Into a Community of Choice and a Place of Promise:

• Review ideas gathered from neighbors like you

• Determine key priorities for your community

• Join an action group 

When:  Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM (Dinner and Childcare Provided)

Where:   The Great Hall / 6 Norfolk St, Dorchester, MA 02124

For further information about this meeting, please contact Jenna Tourje, 617.825.4224 x 126, jenna@csndc.com, for more about the organization see www.mill-10.org or facebook.com/millenniumten.

What is the Millennium Ten Initiative?

Millennium Ten seeks to engage residents and stakeholders in creating a community >> Read More

Groovin' to Motown with Four Corners Main Street | July 20

On July 20, Four Corners Main Streets will be hosting their annual benefit at the IBEW Local 103, located at 256 Freeport Street in Dorchester, MA 02122. The event will be held from 7:00 pm to 12:00 am. To purchase tickets or for more information, call Dynell Andrews at 617.287.1651. The event will feature authentic Motown tunes from a live band, great food, silent and live auction items, a cash bar, Motown era threads, dancing and a little nostalgia. Check out the event's webpage here: fourcornersms.org/news-events/groovin-to-motown/

Homeowners' Expo in Dorchester | June 23

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) & Prince Hall Grand Lodge are sponsoring a Homeowners' Expo, open for everyone. The event will be from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 23rd. At the Expo, one can find a number of valuable services, including:

-One on one foreclosure intervention counseling
-Financial Literacy Workshop
-Small business development (loans and technical assistance)
-Rehab Loans
-Information on lead safe loans >> Read More

Energy Efficiency Crew Launch Party

Celebrate with Co-op Power Boston Metro East at the Energy Efficiency Crew Launch Party on Saturday, June 2 at 2pm on the Lawn at Second Church in Dorchester, corner of Washington St & Talbot Ave, Codman Square, Dorchester, MA with music, food, tour of “green” home, and prizes. Fun for the whole family!

The Crew provides insulation, weatherization, and air sealing to homes in the Greater Boston area. Co-op Power is a consumer-owned co-operative that uses its capital and market power to build good green jobs and community-based green businesses for the benefit of the community at-large.

RSVP and questions to olive@cooppower.coop or 617-282-8881.

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