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Summer Safety Day & Bike Rodeo | June 9

Join the Boston Police District C-11 for the Summer Safety Day & Bike Rodeo being held on June 9th from 10AM to 2PM at the McKeon Post Parking Lot / 4 Hilltop Street / Dorchester.  Children ages 4 - 12 years and parents are welcome to join in on bike safety info, fun bike games and agility tests, as well as cool bike helmets (while supplies last) and FREE raffle for two 20" kids bikes! Call the C-11 Community Service Office at 617.343.4524 for more information.

Snazzy Jazzy Arty Party | June 21

Join DotArt on the longest day of the year, Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 6:30pm until 9:30pm
, for the 2012 Snazzy Jazzy Arty Party.

Swingin' Music • Fabulous Art • Historic Architecture • Delicious Food & Drink • Silent Auction

This snazzy event will happen at First Parish Church, Meetinghouse Hill | 10 Parish Street | Dorchester, MA 02122 (Silent auction closes at 8:30 PM)
Tickets are $60 per person, and benefit scholarships in DotArt’s Programs. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, but a sell-out is anticipated, so purchase early by clicking HERE.  *If you would like become an event sponsor or donate to the silent auction, please contact snazzy@dotart.org, or call 617.265.3503.

Main Street Open Golf Tournament | June 18

Swing into Summer at the Main Street Open June 18!
Start your summer right with a great day of golf at the St. Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) fourth annual Main Street Open golf tournament! Presented this year in partnership with Mass Affordable Housing Alliance and Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester.

Monday,  June 18, at the beautiful Franklin Park Golf Course, Dorchester. 

Registration and breakfast by Au Bon Pain 7:00 AM, shotgun start at 8:00.

Best Ball scoring - as long as one of your group can hit the ball straight, >> Read More

Converse Presents "Passing the Mic" | June 16

On Saturday, June 16, Old-school rappers will perform alongside talented Dorchester youth, ages 10 - 15, when the Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club hosts "Passing the Mic." Headliners include '80s and '90s rap stars, "Kid 'N Play" and Rob Base. Click here to view the event flyer. The event will be from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at The Strand Theatre, located at 543 Columbia Road in Dorchester. >> Read More

Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy's 100 Violinists | June 11

On Monday June 11th @ 6PM, Boston Landmarks Orchestra will be presenting a concert featuring 100 violinists from Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, along with Brass Favorites and Penny Whistle Band. Among the musical pieces being played are "This Land is Your Land" and "America the Beautiful". 

The concert will take place in Dorchester Park (next to 2200 Dorchester Avenue) with a rain location set at the Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy Gymnasium (2214 Dorchester Avenue). 

More information can be found HERE, or by contacting sw@landmarksorchestra.org / 617.987.2000x11. 

Free Cookout at Metropolitan Baptist Church | June 30

On June 30th, Metropolitan Baptist Church will be hosting a free cookout for everyone. The event will be held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Metropolitan Baptist Church is located at 393 Norfolk Street in Dorchester. For more information, please call 617.436.0479 or click on attachment below for flyer with information and sponsors of the event!

Wind Turbine Tour, "Dirty Business" at IBEW | June 16

See the exciting film Dirty Business - a screening is happening at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 building in Dorchester, MA. IBEW boasts its very own wind turbine, which is a landmark seen by thousands daily from I-93. Get an up-close and personal look at the turbine around 6pm.

At 6:30, State Representative Lori Ehrlich is guest speaker! Following Rep Ehrlich's remarks, a screening of 'Dirty Business'. This film investigates the production and usage of coal, >> Read More

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

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