Boston Shines Event | May 3

On Saturday, May 3 join the members of the Bowdoin Geneva neighborhood and business district to clean the area and welcome spring. This event will take place at the Family Nurturing Center at 200 Bowdoin Street from 9 am until Noon.

Some of the tasks that will need to be completed include mulching, planting flowers, collecting trash, and sweeping sidewalks. Volunteers can drop by any time between 9 am and 12 pm and help out as long as they would like. All volunteers are welcomed to join in afterwards as the Catholic Charities Teen Center hosts a cookout for participants at 278 Bowdoin Street from 12-5 pm. For more information, or to sign up to volunteer, please call 617-436-9980 or email

Boston Alliance for Community Health Speak Up! Event

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Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH) is partnering with 10 organizations to host a 2-day cross neighborhood conversation on community health in North Dorchester. Bowdoin Geneva, Fields Corner, Grove Hall, and Uphams Corner share many of the same community concerns around mental wellness, domestic violence, sexual health, and community violence. These neighborhoods have a wealth of resources, including great health centers, active community organizations, and diverse residents building the community's resiliency.The goal of BACH is to improve the coordination of systems that focuses on the key issues as a way to build community resilience and quality of life. The first day of the conversation will take place on Thursday, March 6th from 6:30 until 8:30 pm at Viet Aid located at 42 Charles Street in Dorchester. At this event attendees will be able to hear current health data presented by Boston Public Health Commission, followed by a resident panel and Q&A. >> Read More

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean | August 29

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean! On August 29 from 3pm to 5pm, come by to watch the biggest Seafood Throwdown in Bowdoin Geneva History in honor of the amazing local seafood available at the market. Watch chefs prepare dishes, discover fresh local seafood and enjoy children's activities/free tasting. For more information, click HERE.

Bowdoin-Geneva Community Day | July 19

Don't miss the Bowdoin Geneva Community Day on July 19. Reverand Allen Park will be hosting the event at 4pm. The community day will include a cookout with games, activities and awards. The first 300 residents will receive gifts! (Rain Date; July 20 at Noon)

Open Space Community Meeting | June 24

This community meeting is for the purpose of discussing how the City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021. As part of this effort, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department has developed a questionnaire to enable the public to provide valuable input about their park use and preferences. We will be introducing the questionnaire at the community meetings. >> Read More

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market Healthy Summer Kick-off Event | June 20

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market Opens for its 6th Season 

Healthy Summer Kick-off Event, Thursday, June 20th, 2013, 2:30-6:30pm in the parking lot of the Bowdoin Street Health Center, 230 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester   

Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting to be held at 3:30pm welcoming shoppers to the market    

Market continues every THURSDAY through the end of October (closed July 4th)           >> Read More

Globe Community Discussion | Jan 30

On Wednesday January 30th, Globe journalists and community members from the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood in Dorchester will be discussing the groundbreaking “68 Blocks” series produced by a number of Globe reporters, some of whom were living in the neighborhood for the summer months. The talk will explore the roots of the violence that has plagued the area for years while also emphasizing the many positives that come out of this community.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.

 WHERE: The Boston Globe – The Link 135 Morrissey Boston, MA 02125 >> Read More

Bowdoin Geneva Food in the Hood Meeting | Nov - Jun

There will be a Food in the Hood Meeting on the second Wednesday of each month from November to June. The meetings will take place at the Bowdoin Street Health Center, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Meeting Dates:

Nov 14, Dec 12 , Jan 9 , Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 10, May 8 , Jun 5 >> Read More

Fresh Fridays! A Global Fusion of Taste and Sound | Aug. 3 - Sep. 14

The Dorchester Community Food Co-op and the Sustainability Guild International present an exciting series of Friday night events August through September. These event will be "nutritious nights out" featuring savory food and beverages, live music, slam poetry, activities for kids, local community chefs and cooking demos. Help celebrate the essence of Dorchester through diverse voices, talents and flavors!

Fresh Fridays! A Global Fusion of Taste and Sound's opening night was August 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the First Parish Church (10 Parish Street, Dorchester) and the event series continues until September 14.  View a flyer here. Complete Schedule of Events after the break!

(Pay what you can - suggested donation $5)

Volunteers are needed to help staff this event. Please send an email to if you can help. If you are interested in becoming a member of the co-op, click HERE. >> Read More

Family Fun Day @ the Market | July 12

Come to the Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market (230 Bowdoin Street, Boston MA) from 3:00pm to 6:30pm for lots of fun activities including special guests Vegetable Circus who’ll be teaching various circus arts (along with healthy eating) at the market! Other events include juggling lessons, games/prizes, and facepainting. This is a great event for family, friends, colleagues, and neighbors.

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