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Children's Book Reading | January 29, 2017

Chill on Park in collaboration with On the Dot Books this Sunday, will be giving a dramatic reading of her children’s book titled: Darlene the Drama Queen Raises the Curtain on Confidence.



January 29, 2017



142 Park St, Dorchester, MA 02122






(617) 297-5401

Blind Date with a Book | Feb 13

Need to spice up your reading? Stop by at On the Dot Books for a Blind Date with a Book!

Already have a date for Valentine's Day? A snazzily wrapped mystery book will make a wonderful gift. Pair it with one of our adorable greeting cards and you're all set!

Each book is only $5, not only is it a good date, it's a cheap date!

If you know what you want to get your sweetie, On the Dot Books will have free gift wrapping available for books purchased during the event.


When :  Feb 13, Saturday at 4 PM - 6 PM

Where: 1739 Dorchester Ave Dorchester Center, Massachusetts

Middle Eastern Refugee Solidarity Dinner | Feb 28

Please join Dorchester People for Peace in an evening of delicious middle eastern food, activities for children, and speakers on the refugee crisis in Europe and the middle east. You will hear from Angela Kelly who just returned from Greece where she delivered supplies to refugees and from Jeff Klein from Dorchester People for Peace who will talk about political factors affecting the refugee crisis.   $20 donations will be collected, donations will go to Oxfam, an organization already on the ground with refugees in Greece. 


Where: First Parish Church on Meeting House Hill in Dorchester (10 Parish St, Dorchester, MA 02122) >> Read More

Author Dinner: "Dirty Old Boston" | Dec 4

Join On The Dot Books for a warm walk down memory lane as they  welcome Jim Botticelli, author and creator of Dirty Old Boston: Four Decades of a City in Transition. The founder of the ever-popular Dirty Old Boston Facebook page, Jim knows a thing or two about nostalgia and the fascination with Boston's recent past.  Sit down for a delicious three course meal, a discussion led by Jim, and plenty of good conversation. Bring your own photographs and memories to share! 

About the Book: Dirty Old Boston is a crowd-sourced photographic chronicle of the people, streets, and buildings from the postwar years to 1987. From ball games to dive bars, and amidst an ever-changing skyline, Dirty Old Boston presents our proud moments and doesn't shy away from our growing pains. Raw and beautiful, this book is an important and evocative tribute to the city and its people.  >> Read More

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