Oldways’ A Taste of African Heritage classes

If you haven’t heard of the African heritage diet, it’s time you introduced yourself!

Learn all about the traditional foods of the African diaspora in Oldways’ A Taste of African Heritage classes, coming to the Daily Table in February.

In this Oldways-created cooking class, you’ll learn how to prepare the spices and herbs, leafy greens, whole grains, beans, tubers, fruits, and vegetables that have sustained Africans and their descendants for generations. >> Read More

ESOL for Human Service Job Training

  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Do you like helping people with disabilities?
  • Do you have an intermediate English language level?

Improve your English and prepare for a job in human services! Join Catholic Charities for their information sessions on their upcoming ESOL class:

Info sessions will be held EVERY Mondays 9:30-11:30am or Thursdays 11:30-1:30pm in January and February 
At Catholic Charities Yawkey Center |Room 215. 185 Columbia Rd. Dorchester

Find out about the program and fill out an application. 
The class session officially begins March 5, 2018- June 15, 2018

Free 4 month class - ESOL for Human Services

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Dorchester Tax Clinics | March 11, 2017

For Families Who Earned Less Than $54K in 2015. Get your taxes prepared for free and receive tax benefits for eligible families or individuals. Part of the Boston Tax Help Coalition. Beginning January 20, 2017 through April 18., 2017. 

When: Mondays & Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm


  • Codman Square Wellness & Fitness Center - 450 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 

For More information :  call 617-635-4500 or visit


CSNC Meeting Attorney General’s Presentation | Feb 3

  • Are you not being paid minimum wage?
  • Are you not being paid overtime?
  • Are you disputing a purchase or return of a faulty product with a business?
  • Are you struggling to resolve an issue with your landlord or your insurance company?
  • Are you facing discrimination?

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office is here to help.
The Attorney General’s Office is a state agency that has advocates and investigators ready to listen to your story and help you find a solution – for free.
Learn more about the Office and the AG’s Community Engagement Initiative:
Codman Square Health Center Meeting
Where: Great Hall, 6 Norfolk Street
Dorchester, MA, 02124
When: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 , 7pm >> Read More

Boston Baroque Community Concert | Jan 3

Boston Baroque presents a free Community Concert at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester, in the heart of Upham’s Corner. Nominated for four Grammy Awards, Boston Baroque performs Vivaldi's "Four Seasons."  Snowstorms, freezing ice, rain, falling leaves and the hot summer sun are all depicted through gorgeous music. It's a wild, fast piece that will have everyone tapping their feet. The concert is free, but tickets are required.


When: Sunday, January 3, 2016 2PM

Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester

Tickets can be reserved online, by emailing your name, address and requested quantity of tickets to or by calling 617-987-8600 x.413.

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Half Way to Dot 5k | Dec 12

The Dorchester Running Club is having their first Halfway to Dot Day 5k with proceeds benefiting local charities. 


When: Sat December 12th 

Where: At the Hallet Street Entrance of Pope John Paul II Park, Dorchester, MA

Registration starts at 7:30am

Race starts at 9:00am

Cost :

Adults $20 (please consider donating an unwrapped toy on race day)

Children 12 and under (Free with unwraped Toy)

Register at

Pre-Turkey Trot | Nov 21

Earn your Thanksgiving dinner by joining friends and neighbors for a run or brisk walk along the Neponset Greenway. Meet at the central pavilion. Please bring a canned good, root vegetable, or squash for donation.


Where: Pope John Paul II Park 
Dorchester, MA 

When: Saturday, November 21 


FREE with item to donate 

Contact Information 
617.542.7696 x2115 

NAACP Health Fair | October 26

Saturday, October 26 the Boston Branch NAACP Health Committee will present the Interactive Health Fair. There will be free Health Screenings, Meditations, information on HIV Awareness and more. Location will be at the hosting site: Greater Love Tabernacle 101 Nightingale Street Dorchester, MA 02124

Sponsored by: Health Care for all, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthworks Community Fitness, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, AIDS Action Committee, Partnership for Community Health, Greater Love Tabernacle

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