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!

2nd Annual Four Corners Day

Four Corners Day flyer

Greater Four Corners Action Coalition along with Four Corners Main Street and NAN(Neighborhood Association Network) present...


The Second Annual Four Corners Day

We Got Flava


A fun filled day for the whole family to enjoy!

Events and activities

The little ones will be kicking off the event with a fun and adorable parade...and will gather at Mothers Rest Park for cotton candy and carnival style fun! >> Read More

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
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
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