Men of Boston Cook for Woman's Health | Sept. 27

The Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health gala event eagerly anticipates its 15th birthday this year on the 27th of September. Men of Boston, as it is affectionately known, has served to join some of the Boston area's finest restaurants with local celebrities to help raise funds for critical women's health programs since its founding in the 90s. Don't miss out, purc 

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All Dorchester Sports League Fundraiser | Oct. 5

Come down for the Annual All Dorchester Sports League (ADSL) Fundraiser.  Since 1983, ADSL has offered sports, nutrition and educational programs for the youth in Dorchester.

Date: October 5th

Time 5pm-10pm

Place Florian hall, 55 hallet St. Dorchester, MA 02122

Tickets: $50

For Advanced tickets call ADSL office at (617) 287-1601 


Party with a Purpose Zumba Fundraiser Party | Sept. 22

Healthworks Community Fitness is hosting international Zumba sensation Heidy Torres to Boston for an event guaranteed to make you feel good in more ways than one! Enjoy a great workout in Boston's biggest nightclub while supporting the health and well-being of lower-income women and children. 

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Veterans Leadership Dinner | August 16

Volunteers of America Massachusetts is hosting their Annual Veterans Leadership Dinner. The dinner will take place on August 16th from 6pm until 10pm at the IBEW Local 103 at 256 Freeport St. in Dorchester, MA. Dinner and entertainment will be provided for guests, along with sentiments from our special guest speakers. The Veterans Leadership Dinner will be a time to honor veteran heroes and veteran community leaders, and most importantly all proceeds from the dinner will support Volunteers of America’s veterans programs, helping homeless veterans and their families. For more information please email or call 617-390-0230.

A Social Tea Event | June 16

Join Greater Four Corners Action Coalition for a great fundraiser! The organization is hosting a Social Tea at the Great Hall on June 16th. Join for tea, treats, music, and conversation! The event will be from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The Great Hall is located at 6 Norfolk Street. For more information contact, or call 617.436.0289.

4th Annual Taste of Dorchester Event April 26

Join the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) to try amazing food from all over Dorchester at the 4th Annual Taste of Dorchester Event!  It will be held from 6-8PM at the IBEW Local 103 located at 256 Freeport Street, with live music from Sleeping Bee.  

Tickets are $35 beforehand, $40 at the door, $20 for seniors and children 6-12, and children under 5 get in for free.  To purchase tickets, please go to or call 617.822.9100.  

The event is a yearly event to raise money for MAHA's programs which help to increase sustainable homeownership in Dorchester and across Massachusetts. The vibrant local restaurant community has helped to make this event a Dorchester tradition! Try Jamaican, Vietnamese, Cape Verdean, Irish, Indian, Soul Food and American cuisine, a variety of delicious culinary dishes from restaurants across Dorchester. Local ice cream and fair trade coffee will also be served! In 2011, over 400 guests helped to raise $44,000 to support MAHA's efforts! Read after the break to see this year's participating restaurants!

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Chili Cookoff, March 25

The 6th Annual Dorchester Chili Cook-Off is happening Sunday, March 25, 3 to 6 p.m., at the IBEW Local 103 Hall, 256 Freeport Street. Civic associations, local merchants, politicians, and other community groups around Dorchester are invited to submit their chili and compete for "Best Chili" Awards. Tickets are $20 per adult and $30 for a family (up to 4 people) at the door. Tickets purchased in advance receive a $5 discount. All proceeds will benefit this year's Dorchester Day Parade! The event is fun and family-oriented. Read on to find out more about Dot Chili Activities! >> Read More

Annual Auction to Benefit Ashmont Nursery School, Mar. 10

Support Ashmont Nursery School and enjoy a night of food, fun and entertainment in downtown Boston! On March 10, Ashmont Nursery School will be holding their Annual Auction at Citizen Schools, located at 308 Congress Street, 5th floor. The auction will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Bid in silent and live auctions on wonderful items donated by local businesses and individuals. Stand-up comedian Deb Farrar-Parkman will also be providing entertainment at the event. Admission is free! For more information, contact Visit for more information about the organization.

Mayor of Dorchester event Feb 11

Everyone is invited to come down to help Katie Hurley, who is running for the Mayor of Dorchester, raise money for the Dorchester Day Parade. Suggested donation $20. DJ, cash bar and a lot more!! See you soon!

Katie Hurley for Mayor of Dorchester Old School Valentine's Day Dance at Florian Hall
Saturday, February 11 at 7:00pm

From Sea to Shining Sea Dinner / Auction March 2

Team La Push is a group of 20 students and three teachers from Boston International Newcomers Academy in Boston, Massachusetts. The team will be participating in a service-learning trip to live and work with the Quileute Nation on their reservation in La Push, Washington in April. These students are all immigrants and English Language Learners, coming from eight different countries - some have lived in Boston for less than one year. While learning about Native American life and culture, the students are developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills through teamwork and fundraising. In addition, they will gain an appreciation of their impact on the lives of others through their service projects with the Quileute community. >> Read More

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