Fairy House Building Workshop | April 21

Once Upon A Time in Franklin Park..

  • Build houses using natural elements.
  • Explore nature and let your imagination run wild!
  • Wear your favorite fairy or elf costume. 
  • Face painting.
  • Bring your own bag lunch to picnic to the park. 
  • Story time with ReadBoston.
  • Visit Mass Hort Plantmobile.

When: Thurs, April 21 at 10am

Where: Schoolmaster Hill in Franklin Park, Dorchester, MA

Parking available in dirt lot on main park road at Circuit Drive &  Pierpont Road. 





Lucky Friday the 13th | December 13




Friday, December 13 there will be a free family fun day at the Kroc from 5pm-8pm. Bring the family down they will have access to the indoor gym, the indoor rockwall and the indoor waterpark.


For more information contact  the Kroc Center at 650 Dudley St, Boston, MA 02125

(617) 318-6900

Neponset Circle Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration | December 7

On Saturday, December 7 @ 4:00 pm there will be a Holiday Celebration and Tree lighing! Special guest: Santa Claus will be on available for pictures, Pizza, soda & surpises!
The Neponset Circle Tree Lighting Party will be at the Neponset VFW Post , 362 Neponset ave. Dorchester, MA.
There will be fun the whole family will enjoy, This event is free and is open to the public.

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
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.

Fall Leaf Raking | November 23

Saturday, November 23rd, 10am-12pm
Meet at Valley Gates Parking Lot
Come out and join in the fun at Franklin Park Fall Leaves Raking.
All ages welcome. Bring a rake and gloves if you have them, we'll have plenty for those who don't. 
Jumping in piles encouraged! 
We'll have hot chocolate if it's cold 
(and cancel if it's raining) 
Visit their website for more information

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!

Romance & Mystery Book Club | November

Thursday, November 7, 2013, 6:30pm,  Join the Lower Mills Branch Library to discuss:  Justice for Sara by Erica Spindler.  
Minor details of the book: A decade after being acquitted for her beloved sister's murder, Katherine McCall receives chilling anonymous letters that compel her to return to her hostile hometown.
For more information please visit:
Lower Mills Branch
Boston Public Library
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124


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


Lego Duplo Days | November 2

Saturday November 2, join the Fileds Corner Library, their morning will be filled with building, books, and fun.

Where: 1520 Dorchester Ave


Who: Children 2yrs-5yrs

The cost is free  *only available  for the first 12 children who arrive*


For more information call Luci Davis at 5805833833

Strand Theatre's Annual BOO BASH | October 31

FREE!!!, Dress up and trick-or-treat at the Strand Theatre's annual BOO BASH, featuring a haunted house, freaky flicks, pumpkins, candy, prizes and more October 31, 1-4pm at the Strand Theatre 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more information on this event click here


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