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Port Norfolk Garage and Yard Sale | June 23

From 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, there will be a multi-unit garage and yard sale at the Estuary Condo Complex in Port Norfolk, Dorchester, located at 169 and 171 Walnut Street! Find treasures, discover a deck on the water, enjoy refreshments, and enjoy a special studio sale by resident artist Lucilda Dassardo-Cooper.

Circle the City Event | June 24

On Sunday, June 24, Circle The City launches with a kick-off event in Franklin Park! The event will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Demonstrating an innovative model connecting conservation and recreation, Circle The City is an event which exemplifies healthy living in the city and improved accessibility to urban green spaces. The event will include free activities for all ages, such as:

  • Fitness and Yoga classes, Zumba and Hula Hooping

  • Street Hockey clinics with the Boston Bruins and Bruins Defenseman Andrew Ference.

  • Bikes and instruction with Boston Bikes

  • Kids’ art and nature activities with the Boston Nature Center and Museum of Science

  • Walks and bike rides

  • Kickball, Basketball, Frisbee golf, Tennis

  • Healthy Food Trucks

  • Kite Flying >> Read More

Roxbury Heritage State Parks' Eliot Square to Franklin Park Bike | June 25

Roxbury Heritage State Parks' Eliot Square to Franklin Park Bike

Monday, June 25

Eliot Square to Franklin Park Bike Tour 6-7:30pm

Roxbury Heritage State Park, 183 Roxbury Street

    **Rescheduled from June 7** >> Read More

SNAZZY JAZZY ARTY PARTY | June 21

SNAZZY JAZZY ARTY PARTY

Thursday June 21, 2012 6:30pm-9:30pm

at the First Parish Church, on Meetinghouse Hill in Dorchester

10 Parish St.| Dorcheter Ma, 02122

 

Join us and enjoy pieces of beautiful local art, great music and food!  We have a bunch of restaurants from Province-town and Dorchester donating seafood, chowder and a raw bar, passed hors deurves, and antipasto station.  We have music from Matty Biggs Trio as well as a special performance by Grace and the Carnivore (Grace, John and Robert Carney). 

  • Swingin' Music
  • Fabulous Art
  • Historic Architecture
  • Delicious food & Drinks
  • Silent Auction

Tickets are $60, but only $40 for Dorchester residents. Children 10 and under go free and can do a free separate art activity.  Children 11 - 17 are 1/2 price! >> Read More

Four Corners Main Street Presents: "Grow Your Business" Workshop | June 20

Whether you're a current business owner, or just interested in starting one, come join Four Corners Main Street at our "Grow Your Business" workshop for free legal, financial and accounting consultations.

Wednesday,
June 20, 2012
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Mt. Washington Bank
Codman Square Office
305 Talbot Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124

Consultations are free! Space is limited! Call to reserve
your place. To register or for more information please call
(617) 988-0611 or email: sgautier@lawyerscom.org 

Sponsored by: Accion USA, Goodwin Proctor, Four Corners Main Street, The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Mt. Washington Bank, and the Neighborhood Business Initiative. >> Read More

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

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