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KidsFest | March 15

BEFF presents KidsFest at the Adams Street Library located at 690 Adams Street, Dorchester,Saturday, March 15 from 11am - 12:30pm. This event is suitable for children five and up. Come see funny and beautiful animations for kids. One hour of short films about our planet followed by a hands-on, take-home activity. Although registration is not required, there are limited seats for this free event. Children that will be participating must be accompanied by an adult.

Valentine's Day Tribute to the Ladies | February 14

Friday, February 14 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Lorenz Island Kuisine will host their Valentine's Day Tribute to the Ladies.

It will be held at Lorenz Island Kuisine 657 Washington Street. Music by DJ Steel and Brave Prince.

There will be a lovely romantic evening with a Caribbean vibe, great people and good food. Tickets can be purchased at Lorenz Island Kuisine 657 Washington Street, Codman Square, Dorchester, MA.

Ticket prices are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
VIP: $45 each or $60 per couple, bottle and appertizers included with VIP.

For more information call 617-251-4162 or 617-785-3619

Special Resources Available to Urban Center Borrowers | February 28

Friday, February 28 at 12:00p,enjoy a Lovely Luncheon with Real Estate Industry Professionals while Learning about the Special Resources Available for Urban Center Borrowers.

Special Guests:
Ken Beckles - Prime Lending
Ronaldo Lora - Wells Fargo
Richard Phipps - CFS Realty

Location of event will be held at:
Savin Bar + Kitchen
112 Savin Hill Ave.
Boston, MA 02125
(617) 288-7500

Lunar New Year-TET celebration | February 16

Lunar New Year-TET celebration at Viet AID

On Sunday, February 16 at 11:00am, the Viet-AID will host its annual TET-Lunar New Year Celebration at 42 Charles Street, Dorchester, to welcome the Year of the Horse! This year, is also Viet-AID's 20th Anniversary! Please invite your friends and families to welcome this special year with Viet-AID. There is no admission fee and donations are appreciated.

The celebration will be held on
Sunday, February 16th, 2014
11am-3pm
At Vietnamese American Community Center
42 Charles Street, Dorchester, MA 02122

Through Our Eyes Opening Reception | January 23

On Thursday, January 23, 2014, between 6 – 7:30pm, the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library will host the Through Our Eyes Opening Reception event at 41 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester.

This exhibit features work by Elliot Lee. These photographs of Roxbury and Dorchester landscapes explore the history of gentrification in Boston and its impact on our community.

Patricia Patti Lee is a photographer who was born and raised in the South End and recently transplanted to Upham’s Corner, Dorchester. Her father Elliot Lee left her his works in slide and print form. His pictures cover the early ’70s to the late ’90s and include skylines, street scenes, and portraits. As a social worker, he was interested in murals, advertising billboards, and the many faces of the city.

This event is free and is open to the public for more information on contact Grove Hall Branch 617-427-3337

Identity Theft Program | January 30

Thursday, January 30 at 6:30pm, the Better Business Bureau’s Identity Theft program will cover the most common tactics that identity thieves are using to obtain our personal information, and the precautionary steps we can take in our everyday lives to protect ourselves.
 
For more information visit: Grove Hall
 
Location of the seminar will be:
41 Geneva Ave
Dorchester, MA 02121

Uphams Corner Open House | January 22

Wednesday, January 22 at 5pm, As the end of the Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative draws near, please join the open house to learn about recommendations for economic development, street improvements, and housing in Upham's Corner. Your input will help create a final report to help us collectively work to implement the recommendations.
 
Located at the: Salvation Army KROC Center
                            650 Dudley Street
                         Dorchester, MA 02125                                     
 
Light refreshments will be served, and interpretation services available.
 

KROC Holi-daze Kidz Bazaar | January 2

Thursday January 2, take your family to the Holi-daze Kidz Bazaar and enjoy interactive activities during the extended holiday break. Open special vacation hours for you and your child can take part in activities like "You Craft It" workshop, "Dance, Dance December" and even fun videogaming at Game Central.

 

This event will be held at The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center (650 Dudley Street

Dorchester, MA 02125) between the hours of 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.
 
All members are free and non member can join in the fun for only & $5
 
For more info: Call 617.318.6900

Defensive Aids in Situations of Help | January 22

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins is empowering women* to protect themselves, and each other through DASH ( Defensive Aids in Situations of Help).
 
D.A.S.H. is a free self-defense training seminar for women who seek a greater sense of security and confidence.
 
The seminar will be held  Wednesday, January 22nd from 5:30-8:30pm at the Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Ave in Dorchester, Ma 02121).
 
For more info, contact Zakiyyah Sutton at 617-704-6656 or zsutton@scsdma.org
 
*Open to women ages 18 and up
 
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins ● 200 Nashua Street, Boston, Ma 02114
 
 

“MEET THE FACE BEHIND THE BADGE ” | December 23

JMF Enterprises presents: “MEET THE FACE BEHIND THE BADGE ”
 
Xmas extravaganza!!!
Basketball Tournament
Monday, December 23, 2013
10:00 am– 5:00 pm
at Jeremiah E. Burke High School Gymnasium
(Enter through 51 Geneva Ave, GH Community Center)
 
 
 
We’re bringing the best tournament in the City to Dorchester!!
Watch as some of Dorchesters’ best ball players show their skills on some of Bostons Finest !!
It’s Christmas Vacation, no school; so come on out! Free event!
Fun and music for the entire family.
Winner gets all
Bragging rights and trophies!!!
 
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