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Saint Brendan 5th Annual Holiday Festival & Bazaar | November 23

Holiday Festival with many vendors selling their unique items.  Triple Decker Designs, Children's Hair Accessories, Scarves, Engraved Items, Baked goods, Holiday Baskets, Jewelry, Raffles, Kids Korner (xmas shopping for the kids), Scholastic Book Fair, Reindeer Cafe, Pictures with Santa and much more. 
 
Located at the Saint Brendan Church, 589 Gallivan Blvd on Saturday, November 23rd from 11am-3pm
 
For more information, questions, or concerns contact:
Christine Bailey at marinb1@comcast.net
 
 

Live Action Angry Birds

Build, copy, destroy and score. Join us as we design game boards.Make a copy to compete against someone, and play against one another knocking them down with balls, bean bags, and yes, (stuffed) birds. For ages 8-14.
 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 3:30 – 5pm at the
Auditorium
Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
for children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)
 
For more information visit: http://www.bpl.org/branches/ad_calendar.htm
 
 

Steppingstone Academy: Family Information Meeting | November 23

Steppingstone is a free, 14-month college-focused academic program that prepares motivated students for acceptance into and success at top independent and public exam schools. This program is for Boston residents in grades 4-5.
 
The information session will be held Saturday, November 23rd at 10am, at the Boston Latin Academy, 205 Townsend Street, Dorchester, MA. 
 
More Info: Please call 617-423-6300, or visit www.tsf.org

Lower Mills Holiday Stroll | November 21

Thursday November 21 at 5:30pm, the sixth annual Lower Mills Holiday Stroll will start with free trolley stops along the stroll route from Carney Hospital to Forbes House Museum in Milton. 
 
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to this magical event. There will be lots of things to do and enjoy.
 
See http://www.lowermillsmerchants.com Co-sponsored by Lower Mills Merchants Assoc. and Lower Mills Civic Assoc. Raffles for great prizes, Santa Claus, hot chocolate stops and live entertainment.

Fiddlehead Theatre Company presents A Little Princess | November 21

 
 
November 21-December 8, 2013
Evening and matinee shows are available
Location of Event:  The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road Dorchester
 
Description of the event:  Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present the heartwarming musical A Little Princess at the historic Strand Theatre from November 21-December 8th. A beautiful story of heart and imagination in a multicultural world, A Little Princess is the perfect family outing for the holidays.   
 
Contact information (if there are any questions or concerns):  Tickets may be purchased by calling the box office at 617-229-6494 or online at http://www.fiddleheadtheatre.com/.  Student, senior and group discounts are available.  

Family Craft Night | November 18

Family Craft Night with their favorite crafts expert Michele Brooks. For autumn, they will be make a scarecrow craft. This program will be will be proceeded by a story time by librarian Chris at 6pm and then the crafts will begin at 6:30pm
 
The location is:              Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library 
690 Washington Street 
Dorchester.MA  617-875-6034
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
 
 
For more info: 617-875-6034 or email cstrunk@bpl.org
The closest T stop to Codman Square is Ashmont on the Red Line. And the 21, 22, and 26 Buses come close to the library.

Turkey Trot 5K! | November 28

Turkey Trot 5K!
 
Thanksgiving Day, November 28nd, 9am-10am
Meet at William J. Devine Golf Clubhouse
 
Burn off those calories before you eat them! 
 
Run with a great community of Franklin Park runners of all speeds and levels to benefit summer programs in the park.  
   
 
Visit  Franklin Park Coalition or call 617 442-4141 more information!

Boston NAACP 2nd Annual Basketball Tournament | November 16

Come out and support the 2nd Annual Boston NAACP & Dorchester YMCA Basketball Tournament. All ages are welcomed to participate in the tournament. This is going to be a fun-filled community event with a DJ, food, door prizes, along with a chance to sign up to become a volunteer for the NAACP Youth Works Committee. More importantly please come out to encourage and support the youth in Boston as they *Shooting to New Heights*! Hope to see you There!!!
 
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Dorchester YMCA, 776 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA
 
Team registration is as follows :
$20 per team in Advance $25 at the door. Register by November 13th
 
For more information please feel free to contact Casaundra Knight 857.284.6407 or Andrew Angus 617.436.7750

Academy Christmas Fair | December 8

Sunday, December 8, Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy will host its second annual Academy Christmas Fair, 9:30AM - 3:00PM at St. Gregory's Auditorium, 2214 Dorchester Ave.
 
This event providdes full day of fun for the whole family including face painting, arts and crafts, and pictures with Santa! Tons of raffle items including theme baskets, restaurant gift certificates, and much more!
 
For more information, please call the school at 617-265-0019.
 

Celebrating the Day of the Dead with Art | November 8

Friday, November 8, 2013, 3:30 – 4:30pm, make colorful 3D art sculptures using mixed materials with artist educators from the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). Rethink the “everyday” and find out why the ICA’s building is sometimes called inside-out and upside-down.
For children ages 6 and up. Space is limited; please register with the children’s librarian.
This Out-of-school Time program is sponsored by the Boston Public Library Foundation.
 
For more information please stop by:
Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue

 

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