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Garvey Park Prep League | June 27-29

Garvey Park
Three days only..Wednesday ~ Friday  June 27th ~ 29th  9am-10:30am
5-6-7-8 year old boys & girls
Learn the basics of baseball!
Bring your glove, hat, water, sunblock & smile!
Equipment provided ~ Facilities available
Parents and teens welcomed and needed to help!

IN MEMORY OF:
DickyDuchaney, Joe Holloran and John Quinn
This program proudly supported by: St. Ann Youth Ministry
 

Comedy Show Fundraiser Benefitting Autism Speaks| June 22

Comedy Show Fundraiser Benefitting Autism Speaks and Team DC5

When: Friday, June 22nd
Where: Florian Hall, Hallet Street, Dorchester
Time: Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8:30
DJ and dancing till midnight
*Cash Bar Only*
Cost: $20/ticket

Hosted by Dorchester's own Mike Baker, featuring Patty Ross and Harrison Stebbins

For questions or if you want to reserve a table of 10, please contact Dan or Kathy Clark
at dclark15@msn.com, kathyclark9@msn.com, or call 617-584-8336
 

Free Heart Disease Screenings at STEC | June 23

On Saturday, June 23, Sportsmen's Tennis and Enrichment Center is offering free heart disease screenings! The event will be from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and will include free health info and free counseling. All Screenings are free of charge. No registration necessary.
For more information, visit www.brighamandwomens.org/cvwellness.

Sportsmen's Tennis and Enrichment Center is located at 950 Blue Hill Ave in Dorchester. For more information, please call 617.288.9092.

Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition Forum | June 19

The Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition is presenting a forum for parents and teens with several guest speakers including local men and women in recovery and Ms. Joanne Peterson from www.learn2cope.org. The forum’s goal will be to educate, help build skills and offer supportive resources to both youth and parents (parents and teens will be in separate meeting areas).

The program will be on Tuesday, June 19, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Leahy-Holloran Community Center at 1 Worrell Street, Dorchester, MA 02122. The event is held in partnership with City Councilor Frank Baker's Office.

 

For more information about Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition, please visit: www.mydsac.org/site/

Fields Corner CDC Annual Meeting | June 26

Fields Corner Community Development Coorporation and Ditson Street Senior Housing invite you to their 2012 annual meeting on Tuesday evening, June 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Summer refreshments will be served! Guest speakers at this event will be Frank Baker and City Councilor Charles Yancey. There will also be special award presentations for:
Joel Abrams, of Dorchester House Multi Service Center;
Christopher English, Mayor Menino's Office of Community Service
Flavio Daveiga, Mayor Menino's Office of Community Service
Nam Pham, Director, Viet-Aid
Sergeant James Doyle, Boston Police Area C-11 Community Service Office >> Read More

Adams Village Business Association 4th Annual Awards Ceremony | June 26

Adams Village Business Association invites you to join as they recognize two individuals who help make Adams Village a better place to live and do business. This year's recipients are:

Captain Richard Sexton, BPD
Gerard Adomunes, Owner of Gerard's Restaurant and
Adam's Corner General Store
Light refreshments will be provided.
 

The ceremony will be taking place Tuesday, June 26th at 6:30pm at Milton Chiropractic, 540 Gallivan Boulevard, on the 2nd Floor. For additional information, please contact Mary Kelly at mlk9647@comcast.net or 617.697.3019.

Ditson Street Block Party | August 18

All are invited to the Ditson Street Block Party! The event is on August 18. 2012, on Ditson Street between Charles and Westville Street. Join Close to Home and Freeport Adams Civic Association for for food, music, face painting, raffle prizes, information tables, special guests, and a whole lot more! Bring a chair with you. The event will be from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. For more information, contact Tara at 617.230.0893 or Barry Mullen at 617.265.4913.

Free Social Media Training | June 26

Free Social Media Training

Increase Revenues Without Spending Money

·      Claiming and managing your Facebook page

·      Creating your Twitter account and Twitter basics

·      Claiming and managing your Yelp page

·      Web site management and how to get started

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 7:30am–9:30am

Codman Square Tech Center, 450 Washington Street, Dorchester

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School Readiness Night | June 25

Dorchester Parents and Caregivers of Young Children School-Readiness Night
Featuring the play
‘DW Counts Down to Kindergarten’
Monday, June 25
6-8pm
275 East Cottage St, Dorchester, MA 02124
Light dinner will be served
Please RSVP by June 22nd to Marika Michelangelo by calling 617.740.2572 or emailing marika.michelangelo@dorchesterhouse.org.
Brought to you by Fields Corner Children Thrive and the Dorchester Cluster, a neighborhood initiative to ensure all children ages 5 and younger have the opportunities and support they need to enter kindergarten ready to succeed in school and beyond. 

DBOT Scholarship Fundraiser | June 16

Visions by Sapphire Productions and the Dorchester Board of Trade present:

DOO-WOPP TWILIGHT, featuring Tony Funches longtime lead singer of Herb Reed's Platters
and Special Guests for a night of classic entertainment at a fundraiser to benefit the
DBOT Scholarship Fund.

Saturday, June 16, 2012
7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Phillips Boston Banquet Hall, Windsor Room
780 Morrissey Boulevard

Cocktail reception ~ Hors d'oeuvres
Raffle prizes ~ Live entertainment ~ Music & dancing
$30 person ~ RSVP to reserve Tables

For more information, contact Joyce at 617-824-0194 or jjenkins@jjevent.com.

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