Community Art Bike Ride | April 22

community bike ride flyer

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative in partnership with MassBike and Boston Bikes is putting on a community-wide bike ride! They will visit community art pieces, beginning with the Strand Theatre and ending at the Dudley Library. Bikes will be provided!


When: Wednesday, April 22nd


Where: beginning at the Strand Theatre

543 Columbia Road, Dorchester 

For more info or to RSVP: Contact Derikka Gillenwater at (617)442-9670 ext 140 or email


Emergency Community Safety Meeting | March 16

community meeting flyer

Come to an important community meeting tonight about emergency community safety presented by the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation!


When: Monday, March 16th


Where: 590 Dudley Street Dorchester

For more info: Contact Dychell at 6178254200 ext. 212 or 8572610619

OR Ricky at 6178254200 ext. 222 or 8572610620

"Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community" | Jan 21

alpha phi alpha logo

A message from the The Brothers of the Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: 

"Since our beginning, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. has been at the forefront of the civil rights movement and social/community issues.  We continue this charge today!! The Brothers of the Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in partnership with Myrtle Baptist Church invite you to our town hall meeting "Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community". Black lives matter and All lives matter!

We've marched, we've protested, we've had die/sit-ins, now what is next! Join as we as take the next step to have a healthy conversation about police brutality and law enforcement engagement.  >> Read More

Community Meeting | Jan 15

former grove hall library

The Department of Neighborhood Development is having a community meeting where all are welcome to explore ways to re-use the Grove Hall Branch Library. The DND will look for input from community members in order to issue "Request for Proposals" for the Grove Hall building. 

When: Thursday, January 15th, 2015, 6 PM

Where: The Former Grove Hall Branch Library, 621 Warren St, Dorchester

For more information: contact Mr. Bernard Mayo, Project Manager

(617)635-0297 |

Four Corners/Geneva Ave Community Workshop | Jan. 13

Four Corners, Geneva Ave, Community, Workshop

Please join us at a community Open House to share your recommendations for economic development. Jobs, Transit and Housing centered around the MBTA Four Corners/Geneva Ave Fairmount Line Station will be discussed.

We need your voice to help develop a vision for its future.

When: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Time:  6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Holland Community Center
85 Olney Street, Dorchester


Dorchester Community Food Co-op Holiday Meet and Greet | Dec 17

Dorchester, Community, Food, Co-op, Holiday

Join the Dorchester Community Food Co-op for good food and conversation during our "Holiday Meet and Greet!" 

When: Wednesday, December 17

Time:  6-8 pm

Where: Restaurante Cesaria
266 Bowdoin St., Dorchester

Sample delicious Cape Verdean appetizers!
Meet members of the Food Co-op!

Hear a short report on the progress of co-op development and an update on the Winter Farmers' Market

For more information, call Co-op Project Manager: 
Jenny Silverman  617-272-5917


Healthworks Community Fitness Annual Coat Drive

Healthworks Community Fitness Coat Ddrive

Healthworks Community Fitness hosts our Annual coat Drive on Thursday, December 11th. Women, children and men in need of coats are welcome!

We have two distribution sessions: 

Morning distribution: 10:30am-1pm

Evening distribution: 5:30pm-8pm



Healthworks Community Fitness at Codman site

450 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124

Phone: 617-825-2800


If you would like to donate coats you may drop them off at HCF Codman through Wednesday (11/10)

Area C-11 Community Leaders Advisory Committee Meeting | Nov. 20

Captain Sexton

Calling all community leaders in the Dorchester Police District C-11:

Captain Richard Sexton hopes you are able to attend this important meeting.

The Area C-11 Community Leaders Advisory Committee is meeting is:

When: Tonight, November 20th, 2014

Where:  40 Gibson Street, Dorchester, MA 02122

Time:  6:30 PM


Please join us as we partner with the Police to address crime and
quality of life issues that continue to be a problem in our neighborhoods.

We know that the leaders in the community are stretched when it comes to
meetings. However, the Captain would like to see a representative from every
community group attend the meetings. Space is limited; please send one
representative of your choice. >> Read More

Free Vision Service | Nov. 15

Free Vision Service

November 15th, 2014 10AM-5PM

VietAID Center

42 Charles St, 2nd Floor,     Dorchester, MA 02122


* Free glasses for anyone who requires vision correction

* Glasses and contacts wearers, please bring glasses and/or case and solution with you on the day of service.

See details: 

Community Beautification Planning Meeting | July 23

Please join St Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) for a community meeting on Wednesday, July 23 from 6:30-8:00pm to brainstorm creative ways to beautify our neighborhood business district. We'll meet at the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance building at 1803 Dorchester Ave. Light refreshments will be provided!

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