Youth

Picnic in the Park: Rosalita's Puppets, Aug. 8

Rosalita's PuppetsPicnic in the Park Community Bridging is a program that offers an opportunity for children, teens, and families to join together with the elderly to share knowledge & experiences while enjoying music, crafts, and other activities. All events take place in Garvey Park. On Monday, August 8, experience the unique charm of marionettes when Rosalita's Puppets performs! Enjoy tales of dragons, kings, princesses, mermaids and ghosts who sing and dance. Read on for complete schedule, or check out a flyer here. >> Read More

Picnic in the Park: Fun with DJ Steve, Jul. 25

DJ StevePicnic in the Park Community Bridging is a program that offers an opportunity for children, teens, and families to join together with the elderly to share knowledge & experiences while enjoying music, crafts, and other activities. All events take place in Garvey Park. On Monday, July 25, party with Boston's DJ Steve! Songs, games and trivia will light up Garvey Park! Read on for complete schedule, or check out a flyer here. >> Read More

Picnic in the Park: "Magical Creations," Jul. 21

Magical CreationsPicnic in the Park Community Bridging is a program that offers an opportunity for children, teens, and families to join together with the elderly to share knowledge & experiences while enjoying music, crafts, and other activities. All events take place in Garvey Park. On Thursday, July 21, enjoy "Magical Creations" with Su Eaton! "Magical Creations" helps you create your own celebration. Discover and express your own magic in song, movement, art, games, stories and play! Read on for complete schedule, or check out a flyer here. >> Read More

Picnic in the Park: "Illusions Up Close," Jul. 18

Pope's Hill Neighborhood AssociationPicnic in the Park Community Bridging is a program that offers an opportunity for children, teens, and families to join together with our Seniors to share knowledge & experiences while enjoying music, crafts, and other activities. All events take place in Garvey Park. On Monday, July 18, come witness the amazing magic of Dennis Blanchard with "Illusions Up Close"! Dennis will dazzle the crowd with arcane tricks and sleight of hand - prepare to be bewitched! Read on for complete schedule. >> Read More

Earthen Vessels: Bid Online to Send Urban Youth Summer Camp

Support a great cause and get gifts in return: the "Send an EVkid to Camp" Online Auction will run May 20 to June 5, 2011. You can bid on 100+ items, including getaways, golf, wine tastings and museums, and support EV's work with children and teens from Dorchester and Roxbury. Visit http://www.biddingforgood.com/earthenvessels to help send twelve youth to EV's nine-acre camp in Granville, VT for two weeks this summer.

EV (Earthen Vessels) is a faith-based non-profit that gives hope to children and teens from Boston’s inner city by providing a community of support. >> Read More

Summer Camp Fair at Washington Heights, Mar. 26

Another opportunity to find something for your child to do this summer!  Washington Heights Tenants Association is hosting a Summer Camp Fair this Saturday, March 26 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  A few programs that will be there are the Roxbury YMCA, UMASS Boston, Girls Scouts, Tenacity, Jose Mateo Ballet, Boston Center for Youth & Families, Bird Street and MIT.  There will also be refreshments, raffles and giveaways. Have a good time for yourself, while looking for a good time for your kids.  This event is free and open to the public.

When: March 26, 2011
Time: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Washington Heights, 69 Ruthven St., Dorchester
Contact Ms. Jessie at 617-445-8731 for more information

Youth Resource Fair at LHCC, Mar. 23

Did you miss DotWell's DFSI youth fair? Worry not! Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association will host a Summer Youth Programs Resource Fair on March 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Leahy-Holloran Community Center. Discover the wide range of local organizations with local programs for children! BCYF, Dorchester Youth Lacrosse, Dorchester Youth Soccer, the New England Aquarium, Stich House, Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester and many other organizations will present their youth summer programs. Stop by to learn about opportunities for children and teens!  

Dorchester Music Clubhouse

Phone: 

(617) 288-7120

Mission: 

Connecting youth with music and opportunity: The Dorchester Music Clubhouse, located at the Paul R. McLaughlin Youth Center, is a place where music, fun, education, and expression come together. Come in and learn to play an instrument, practice what you know, start a band, record or write a song, meet your friends, or make new ones. See a performance, talk about your favorite music, hear new music, or take part in a workshop. Don’t forget about performances and field trips.

 

The Dorchester Music Clubhouse is also a gateway into the amazing City Music Program, sponsored by Berklee College of Music for Middle School and High School students to prepare for a Berklee Education!

Location

Paul R. McLaughlin Youth Center
1135 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
Key Partners: 

Dorchester Music Clubhouse is a program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester. Sponsors include Berklee College of Music, Music & Youth Initiative, Charles Hayden Foundation, Amelia Peabody Foundation, City of Boston Dept. of Neighborhood Development.

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Contact director for schedule, to sign up for classes or to volunteer. 

Key Programs Offered: 

Music, music production and songwriting lessons; concerts & events; workshops; game nights; Rock Band 

Created: 
03/17/2011

GOTCHA Youth Job Fair at Bird Street, Mar. 17

The GOTCHA Youth Job Fair, traditionally attended by well over 300 teens, connects youth to a variety of different employment opportunities with over 25 different employers attending. There will be workshops and an opportunity for youth to circulate among all of the worksites. Learn about youth job opportunities in the City of Boston on March 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Bird Street Community Center, 500 Columbia Rd, Dorchester. 

Industrial Design 101

Come by the teen center today between 5-6 to discuss "Barriers to Health" with Jennifer Otitigbe, student from Mass College of Art and Design, and Project Director from the Institute of Human Centered Design.  Have fun sketching ideas for industrial and product design with the goal of arriving at an ‘idea’ or a concept(s) for some product, service or other intervention that could improve health outcomes. >> Read More

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