Youth

BPL Creative Arts Workshop for Youth | May 2, 2017

Join the Boston Public Library Composer-in-Residence Beau Kenyon to explore identity and storytelling through sound, video and writing. Students in grade 5–12 will capture their stories using GoPro cameras and learn the steps to reflective storytelling through writing, sound, and video recording. Each student’s story will be woven together, creating a single collection of narration.
This program will run for two weeks and has limited seating.

 

When:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4 – 5pm

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617.436.2155

 

 

3D Art Class for Youth | April 25, 2017, 4 – 5pm

The Eliot School’s 3D arts program teaches students the process of sketching and making models to clarify their ideas and turn them into 3-dimensional sculptures. Students use a variety of materials such as air-dry clay, paper maché, construction paper, and recycled materials. Projects may include masks and abstract sculpture. This program will run for 7 weeks and has limited seating. For children ages 7-12.

 

When:

April 25, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

 

Where:

Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Cost:

Free

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Community Conversation on Youth | June 27

Join Silver Lining Mentoring for their community conversation on youth in foster care. Learn how your mentoring can impact a young person's goals in education, financial literacy, communication and housing. 

When: Mon, June 27 6-7pm

Where: Codman Square Branch Library

Call to RSVP: 617-391-9066

Email: mentor@silverliningmentoring.org

Charles Yancey 30th Annual Book Fair | March 5

Former Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey and his wife, Marzetta, will host the 30th Annual Charles C. Yancey Book Fair “Celebrating 30 Years of Literacy”. The Yancey’s have distributed over 675,000 books to over 30,000 families in the City of Boston since establishing the book fair in 1987. Their mission is to encourage love of reading among Boston youth.

Events during this year’s Yancey Book Fair include free books, refreshments, guest speakers, resource tables, and musical entertainment. 

 

When: Saturday, March 5, 2016, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm 

Where:  Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts

 

Call Lynnette Frazier, coordinator of the Yancey Book Fair, at 617-436-4444 to participate or email charlescyancey4444@gmail.com.

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Youth Job Fair | March 19

The mission of the Youth HUB is to increase and improve youth employment in Codman Square, while creating innovative strategies to better prepare youth for successful adult employment.

Join Youth Hub,  their annual job fair is fast approaching. Come join them for food, fun, and JOBS!

  • Job Readiness workshops
  • Youth-friendly employers
  • Hourly Raffle Prizes
  • Food and drinks provided!

Where: 44 Moultrie St, Dorchester Center, Massachusetts 02124

When: Saturday, March 19 at 1 PM - 5 PM

Call to Action: Know Your Rights! Youth Forum | Feb 26

The MBLA has identified several prevalent issues impacting youth of color in grades 6 through 12 and has developed a program focused on positive interactions with law enforcement, stop and frisk, cyber-bullying and unhealthy teen relationships (domestic violence).  This interactive program will allow youth to come together and voice concerns and personal experiences in these areas, gain knowledge on how to deal with these issues and collectively develop strategies and a plan of action on how to deal with these issues.

 

When:
Friday February 26, 2016
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where:
Lena Park Community Center
150 American Legion Highway
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Dinner will be provided. 

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Community Conversation on Youth | Feb 25

Join Silver Lining Mentoring for their community conversation on youth in foster care. Learn how you can become a mentor. 

 

When: Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 5:30pm-6:30pm

Where: Codman Square Library,  690 Washington St, Boston, MA 02124

Youth Bike-ins | July 9

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Join a community of bikers and feel right at home! Meet new friends, work on your bike, learn mechanics, and just hang out! FREE every Thursday!

 

When: EVERY THURSDAY

3:30PM-6:30PM

Where: 284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain

For more info: Call (617)522-0222

DotHouse Health Youth/Adult Swim Lessons | July 6 - August 21

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YOUTH swim lessons for ages 3-16 and ADULT swim lessons for ages 17+ starting this summer!!!

Youth weekly swim lessons will have two classes a night, running on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  Adult classes will only be held on Wednesdays. Lessons are 30 minutes long and last for 7 weeks.  Class schedule depends on LEVEL (see below)

 

When: Starting Monday, July 6th and ending Friday, August 21st

FOR YOUTH-

Mondays & Fridays                                 Tuesdays & Thursdays

Level 1 6:30-7:00PM                  Level 1 6:30-7:00PM

Level 3 7:00-7:30PM                  Level 2 7:00-7:30PM

FOR ADULTS-

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Mather School Spring Fling | June 13

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Mather School is pleased to announce their 6th annual Spring Fling! There will be fun for all ages! Bouncy houses, healthy food, bike rodeo, free books, bubble master, toddler area, face painting, games, crafts, music, and more! Mather School looks forward to welcoming the community to their wonderful school!

 

When: June 13 on the Mather school grounds from 11am-2pm

Rain date Saturday, June 20

Where: Mather Elementary School

1 Parish Street, Dorchester

Cost: $2 per person (kids under 2 are free!)

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/637515666385982/

 

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