Haitian Community Forum with Mayor Marty Walsh | May 18

flyer for forum

You are cordially invited to join the Mayor of Boston Martin J. Walsh at a Haitian Community Forum! Topics to be discussed will include job opportunities and creation, training and business development, access to quality education, workforce development and vocational training, access to affordable housing and MUCH MORE! Come discuss how we can empower one another and improve the Haitian community's station in life. You're encouraged to bring a family member or a friend!


When: Monday, May 18th


Where:  Haitian Adult Day Health Center- Saint Belvi 

6 Frontenac Street, Dorchester

For more info: Contact Bernadette Adonis at (617)955-1988 or Oswald Neptune at (617)288-4155


Community Game Night | May 8

community game night

Bowdoin Geneva VIP is kicking off for the Mother's Day Walk with rally at Community Game Night! All are invited and we will have markers and paint so if you recieve a walk shirt or bring one with you, we can have fun and design away. We meet inside the Health Center's 3rd floor Bowdoin/Geneva Conference Room.


When: Friday, May 8th


Where: Bowdoin Street Health Center

230 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester

For more info:


Soul Bike Ride | May 9

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Let's take it back to the days when we rode bikes with our friends for fun. Let's take it back to the days of Motown and funk music. Better yet, let's do both.

Join us on May 9th, 2015 at 10:30am for the Soul Bike Ride starting at Ashmont T station. This will be a 5 mile leisure ride down Dorchester Ave and the Neponset Trail with plenty opportunities to make new friends, enjoy the music, and take in views of the Neponset River. Snacks and good company will be provided!

If you need a bike to participate, discounted bike rentals with helmets are being provided by Urban Adventours for this event. When registering indicate you need a bike and additional information will be provided.


When:  Saturday, May 9th


Where: Ashmont Station

1900 Dorchester Avenue

To sign up:


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

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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)

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