DOT Out Annual Spring Event | April 2

A Monday evening out to learn about DotOUT or connect with friends. Mix business with pleasure for our annual membership meeting and cocktail hour. 

Have some complementary Italian fare and a chance to win some special prizes. 

Arrive between 6:30PM and 7PM with a short meeting at 7p. 
Bylaw amendments\Elections\Parade Updates  >> Read More

Dorchester Symphony Orchestra Board Meeting | April 3

Please come to the Dorchester Symphony board meeting this Tuesday, April 3rd, 7 PM at Spukies Pizza - 1159 Washington St Dorchester, Lower Mills. All who are interested in helping the orchestra in some capacity are invited to come! See you then!

REACH Coalition Meeting | April 2

The next Coalition meeting will take place on Monday, April 2nd at the Grove Hall Community Center, 51 Geneva Avenue, Roxbury MA between Columbia Road and Blue Hill Avenue.
Dinner will be served at 5:30pm and the meeting will begin at 6pm. >> Read More

Easter celebrations in Dorchester

Easter eggs

Via Dottie Hotties, a few of the events happening in Dorchester this weekend.

· Savin Hill Little Kids Egg Hunt

Where: Cristo Rey Highschool, 100 Savin Hill Avenue

When: Sat. April 7th. Sidewalk line-up starts @ 10:15. Hunt starts @ 10:30

Details: For children under 3. Weather permitting

· Savin Hill Bar + Kitchen: Easter Brunch & Dinner

Where: Savin Hill Bar + Kitchen, 112 Savin Hill Avenue >> Read More

The Food Fests of Italy | April 4

One Wednesday a month, Regional Pasta Tour is devoted  to one of Italy’s countless annual food festivals.

Wednesday, April 4- Artichoke Festival Pasta Tour (Sagra del Carciofo Romanesco)

Raw Artichoke Salad with Shaved Parmesan, Lasagna of Confit Artichokes (recipe appears below) and Pancetta with Bechamel, Cynar-Green Tea Granita >> Read More

$5 Hubway Membership!

A great deal for those Dorchestrians who want to hook up with a bicycle short-term downtown, or in other Boston neighborhoods like Somerville. (Maybe if enough folks sign up it will convince the powers-that-be to expand Hubway into Dorchester.) Eligible residents pay only $5 for an annual membership and receive a free helmet. 

Interested? take a look at the flyer attached below (also in Haitian Creole, Spanish and Portuguese) or call 1-617-918-4458, or 1-617-534-5690 for non English speakers.

Rally to Restore MassHealth Adult Dental | April 4

Please join co-chairs of the Legislative Oral Health Caucus Representative John Scibak and Senator Harriette Chandler, along with Health Care for All's Oral Health Advocacy Taskforce will hold a rally on April 4 to advocate for the restoration of MassHealth adult dental benefits. It has been nearly two years since cuts to MassHealth adult dental benefits left more than 700,000 adults, including low income seniors, disabled adults, and people with serious chronic disease, without access to dental care >> Read More

Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting | March 28

It’s never too early to start planning summer activities for the kids. Join the Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association when they hold their monthly meeting at the Murphy School/Leahy Holloran Community Center (7 Worrell StreetDorchester, MA 02122). Listed below is the planned outine of the meeting, including their Annual Summer Youth Resource Fair.  Don’t have a sitter? Don’t worry about it. Bring the kids!  Spread the word and they hope see you this Wednesday night, March 28@ 7:00PM.

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On Our Way to the Top! - Dorchester Talent Showcase and Competition

This Friday night March 30th @ The Strand come see the best of Dorchester bring their talents to the stage for an exciting competition!  Plus tons of special guest performances!  Doors at 6pm!  More info below!

Church and State: Helping in Our Community | March 29

Second Church in Dorchester is pleased to host State Representative Russell Holmes to speak in its on-going "Sacred Conversations" series. Representative Holmes was elected to the Massachusetts legislature in 2010.  He and his wife Sheree are active members of their local church in Roxbury and Russell is known by many for his individual work as a certified financial planner.  Rep. Holmes will address how congregations in the district can partner with state initiatives to produce a better community. The thirty-minute presentation, beginning at 6:30PM, will be followed by a question and answer session.  
Refreshments will be served.  Those attending can access the church parlor from the entrance at 44 Moultrie Street.

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