Early Literacy Parent Workshop | November 19

Literacy activities parents can do now to prepare their young child for the school years!
Tuesday, November 19th (5:30-7:30pm)
The workshop will be held at:
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester
1135 Dorchester Ave,
Dorchester, MA 02125
Dinner and childcare will be provided!
RSVP REQUIRED to Tuyen Nguyen at 617.740.2586 or

Solas Awards Celebration | December 6

The Irish International Immigrant Center cordially invites you to the:

2013 Solas Awards Celebration


Friday, December 6, 2013 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

          5:30 pm Registration Opens, >> Read More

Jou Nouvo Fundraising Reception | November 14

Kerline Tofuri and Claudia Green cordially invite you to attend
A Fundraising Reception To Benefit:
Jou Nouvo Adult Literacy Program in Haiti
Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6–8 pm
Still Harbor
666 Dorchester Avenue
Boston, MA 02127
Special Guests include long-time advocates for democracy, human rights, and social justice in Haiti:
Perry Dougherty, Associate Director, Still Harbor; and
Brian Concannon Jr., Esq. Director, Institute of Justice and Democracy in Haiti
Delicious Haitian food to sample
Suggested Contribution: $35 per person

Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative Community Meeting | November 14

Thursday, November 14, the Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative Community Meeting will take place at the Grove Hall Community Center (51 Geneva Avenue) from 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Agenda will be as follows
5:30pm Reception
6:00pm-7:45pm Meeting
Welcome and Introduction
Presentation – Inspectional Services Department – Rental Ordinance discussion
Updates –
  • Police (BPD, B-2, Dept. Supt. Halstead, GHSNI Co-Chair)
  • Prosecution (Joseph Janezic, SC District Attorney Conley’s Office)
  • Multi-Unit Apt. Init. (Bob Francis, MassHousing)
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Multicultural Celebration | November 26

Tuesday, November 26 from6pm -8pm The Boys and Girls  Clubs of Dorchester/Walter Denney Site 270 Mt. Vernon Street-Dorchester ( a short walk from JFK Station) would like to invite you to their Multicultural Celebration. Come out have fun and explore the cultural heritage, diversity and strengths of the community.

They are looking for dancers, cooks and musicians. To RSVP or if you are interested in sharing your talent or a special dish please contact Tuyen by calling 617.740.2586 or email her

College Planning Workshop | November 12


Saving for college or want to save?

Is your student in 7th - 10th grade?


You are invited to a FREE 45 minute workshop to help plan for college. Get ideas, resources and a $20 gift card.

Tuesday November 12 at 5:30pm & 6:45pm at the Field's COrner Library Branch,(1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122)

Please RSVP and plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to complete the registration process. 

To register or to get more information please call 617.496.4688 ro email

BINGO | November 9


cash prizes, you can win up to $625.00

Saturday, November 9, the Saint Mark's Church Hall will host a Fundraiser benefiting the Saint Mark Community Education Program (SMCEP). SMCEP is both a ESOL and a citizenship program for adult immigrants and refugees


Please call St. Marks at 617.288.8515 for additional information and questions 

Baby Sing Fall Session | November 8

Songs, puppets, and stories for the very young -- and their grown-ups. For ages 8 - 18 months. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult participation required -- have fun singing and playing with your child; and afterwards, enjoy an informal playgroup. Limited seating -- pre-registration recommended.

Get up, Get Out & Vote...TODAY!!! | November 5

Municipal Election - November 5th, 2013
Municipal Election for Mayor, City Councillors At-Large and District City Councillors. Polls will be open 7AM-8PM.
For more information on candidates and poll locations please visit

To Tell the truth | November 2

The Free Surviving & Healing Sexual Abuse Conference #27

Saturday November 2 from 10am- 2pm

Codman Square Health Center's Great Hall

637 Washington Street Dorchester MA 02124

This event is open to males and females of ALL AGES. In this conference you will learn about Surviving & Healing from any Sexual Abuse and you will lean about Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse.


Contact: Debbie Chambers 617.298.1102 




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