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Free Citizenship Clinic @ VietAID | June 30

Are you ready and eligible to become a US citizen? Join a free citizenship clinic for naturalization information and application assistance. On Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at VietAID, 42 Charles Street, in Dorchester MA 02122 (near Fields Corner T on the red line). To register, visit www.miracoalition.org. If you have any questions about the event call 617.657.3239.

To be eligible you must
•   be a legal permanent resident for 5 years OR 3 years if married to US citizen
•   have NO problems with the law
•   Speak basic English (some may be eligible for an exemption) >> Read More

St. Botolph's Town: Boston, England & Boston, Massachusetts | June 30

On Saturday, June 30th at 10:00 am, The Dorchester Historical Society will be hosting a discussion of St. Botolph's Town: Boston, England, and Boston, Massachusetts. Wilfred Holton will discuss St. Botolph's Town: Boston, England the Founding of Our Boston. The talk will also feature a few notes from Earl Taylor about Dorchester, England, and Dorchester, Massachusetts.

This illustrated talk features the town of Boston, Lincolnshire that is the Mother Town of Boston, Massachusetts. The talk describes the center of Puritan religious activity that supplied political and religious leaders to the Massachusetts Bay Colony during its early Colonial period. Historical images and modern photos show sites in the town of Boston that have importance for the founding of our Boston, including the over 700 year-old St. Botolph's Church where Reverend John Cotton preached before coming to Massachusetts in 1633.
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Dorchester Artists Past & Present Opening Reception | June 29

On Friday, June 29, Dorchester Historical Society will be hosting the opening reception for the exhibit Dorchester Artists: Past & Present put on by Dorchester Historical Society and Dorchester Arts Collaborative. The show will continue through Saturday and Sunday, during other Dorchester Historical Society events! The event is from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and will feature work by present-day Dorchester artists as well as those from times past. The Dorchester Historical Society is located at 195 Boston Street in Dorchester, MA 02125. >> Read More

Mattapan Healthy Food and Fitness Tour | June 23

On Saturday June 23, Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition is hosting a Food & Fitness Tour. Meet in the parking lot of the church of the Holy Spirit, located at 525 River Street near Mattapan Square, at 4:15. Join the Food & Fitness Coalition and experience community efforts to improve the food and fitness environment in Mattapan. Walk the future Neponset Greenway, and view the proposed Neponset Greenway with Guides from the Neponset Greenway Council. For more information, contact the Mattapan Food and Fitness Council at 617.391.4017, or register online at http://foodfitness.eventbrite.com.

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
 

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