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Community Meeting on Issues in Edward Everett Square | April 11

The Edward Everett Square Residents Committee invites you to a meeting at the William Clapp House to address the chronic vagrancy, crime, panhandling, drinking, drug use, and other obnoxious behaviors that have plagued the Square of late, its residents, and its beautiful sculpture park. Local civic associations, businesses, elected officials, and the appropriate public officials will be invited to discuss ideas for solutions to this problem.  

The meeting will take place at 7PM on April 11th at the Dorchester Historical Society (195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA). 

UMass Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee | April 20

The University of Massachusetts Boston Dept. of Performing Arts presents the 2005 Tony Award Winning Musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Performances are in the McCormack Theatre, located at 100 Morrissey Blvd. There will be a special community night performance held on April 19th at 7PM.

Seating is limited, so RSVP by April 10th by email to theatreboxoffice@umb.edu. Questions? please call Mona Connolly Casper at 617-287-5304.

Tickets purchased at the door: Student $10/General $20. 

Full List of Performances:

4/17 @ 6PM: Student Appreciation Night ($10 ticket with free pizza after the show)

4/18 @ 6PM

*4/19 @ 7PM: Special UMass Boston Community Night with complimentary refreshments

4/20 @ 8PM

4/21 @ 2PM and 8PM

4/22 @ 2PM

 

First Parish Church Annual Square Dance | April 28

Want to show off your square dancing skills? Want to just learn how? First Parish Church will be holding their Annual Square Dance on April 28, 2012 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Dancers of all ages and experience will be joining together under the guidance of New England Dance Caller, Tony Parkes! This event is for dancers of all ages. Tickets will be $10 each or $20 for a family. The Meetinghouse is located at 10 Parish Street in Dorchester. For more information about First Parish Church, visit their website here!

Close to Home Improv Night | April 6

Close to Home invites the community to Improvisation Night, an opportunity to meet neighbors, show off any talents, and watch Fields Corner's Finest Performances. FREE ADMISSION, FREE REFRESHMENTS, FREE COMMUNITY EVENT FOR ALL.

Date: Friday, April 6, 2012 ~ Time: 6:30pm - 8:15pm ~ Location: 42 Charles Street, Suite A (Inside the VietAID Community Center)

MBTA Community Meetings | April 30

Bus Routes 15, 22 and 28 Community Meetings
The MBTA has been introducing their Key Bus Route Improvement Program at a series of community meetings - they want community feedback on how to improve bus routes 15, 22 and 28. Preliminary recommendations include adding customer amenities and bus stop consolidation - bus stops may be relocated and/or eliminated.

Last meeting is Mon. 4/30/2012, 
6-8 PM
 at The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 
650 Dudley Street, Boston - can be reached by Bus Routes 15, 16, 17, 41 and 45.

Project handouts will be available for viewing shortly before the meeting. Public input will help create a better bus service for our community! >> Read More

Giving Back with the Grill

Giving Back with the Grill

MONDAY NIGHT WINE CLUB
During April Ashmont Grill's Monday Wine Club will support Dorchester Park.
Enjoy wining and dining at the Monday Wine Club and $5 from each Wine Club Guest will be contributed to this VERY worthy organization!
 ~ 4 courses, 4 wines, $38, 6:30 PM ~

On April 2nd - Charles Smith, Washington State
Coming Up....
Apr. 9 - Catalan, Spain
Apr. 16 - Ballardo Winery, Chile
Apr. 23 - Veneto, Italy
Apr. 30 - Spring Fling

RSVP to 617-825-4300, Ashmont Grill, 555 Talbot Avenue, 02124

Komunidadi Kabu Verdiana Unido | 15 di Abril

CVC UNIDO sta ba ten un enkontru ku tudu komunidadi, 15 di Abril pa diskuti sobri midjora prusesu di skodje skola i distribuison di skola pa bu fidju.

Pa ki komunidadi Kabu Verdiana ser obidu, nu meste bus ideias!

Skodje Skola ker dizer…

Skola Públika di Boston sta diskuti muda prusesu di, manera ki pais ta selesiona skolas pa ses minis.  Nu ta kardita ma Kabu Verdianus ten ki ten vós na manera ki es sta skodje skola pa ses fidjus.

Distribuison di Skola ker dizer… >> Read More

Cape Verdean Community Unido Meeting | April 15

CVC UNIDO will host a community wide meeting on Sunday April 15th to address improving school choice and school assignments for our children.

For the Cape Verdean community to be heard we need your input!

School Choice means…

Boston Public Schools is discussing changing the process through which parents select schools for their children.  We believe that Cape Verdeans should have a say in how they choose schools for their children.

School Assignments means… >> Read More

Howard Art Project: Peer Pressure | April 5

The Howard Art Project presents: Peer Pressure, is an MFA Thesis Exhibition with artists Alaina Gurdak, Anthony Montuori, Christopher Ford, Erik Benjamins, Leah Craig, Joanna Tam, Jordan Tynes, and Michael Gaughran.

The Opening Reception is on April 5 from 5-9PM, but will be open from April 6th to the 22nd, and is located at 1486 Dorchester Ave.  Hours: Fridays-Sundays 12 - 6PM and by appointment.

Visit their website: howardartproject.wordpress.com/exhibitions/current/ 

Hear a radio tidbit from the organization: Radiocontext.com >> Read More

Easter Egg Hunt | April 7

Easter Egg Hunt on the Lawn at Second Church in Dorchester, Saturday, April 7 at 10am. Kids 12 years and younger are invited to enjoy fun and snacks. Located at corner of Washington St and Talbot Ave in Codman Square. For more info contact 617-825-2797 or secondchnaz@gmail.com.

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