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Healthworks Community Fitness Annual Coat Drive

Healthworks Community Fitness Coat Ddrive

Healthworks Community Fitness hosts our Annual coat Drive on Thursday, December 11th. Women, children and men in need of coats are welcome!

We have two distribution sessions: 

Morning distribution: 10:30am-1pm

Evening distribution: 5:30pm-8pm

 

Address:

Healthworks Community Fitness at Codman site

450 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124

Phone: 617-825-2800

 

If you would like to donate coats you may drop them off at HCF Codman through Wednesday (11/10)

 

www.healthworkscommunityfitness.org

General Meeting: Parents/Guardians of Children with Special Needs | Nov. 20

Boston Spedpac

The Boston Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SpedPac)
invites you to attend their General Meeting tonight!

When: Thursday, November 20 - 7-9 pm
Where: The Richard J. Murphy School, Library
1 Worrell St. Dorchester, MA 02122

Childcare is available upon request. When possible, please reserve childcare at least 3 days prior to each meeting by contacting Boston SpedPac at:

email@bostonspedpac.org or (617) 297-7335

Spanish translation is available upon request and light refreshments will be served.

Directions: The Richard Murphy School is accessible by public transportation: 

Fields Corner Station – Red Line and the 210 Bus

Boston SpedPac Website: http://www.bostonspedpac.org

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Books of Hope Poetry for Children | April 4

Books of Hope

April is National Poetry Month. The Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library will host Books of Hope Poetry for Children. This event is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 4 from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm. This event will take place at the Fields Corner Branch Library located at 1520 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester. 

The event is for children ages 6-12. They can come read, recite, and perform poetry with the Books of Hope Creative Writing program. They can discover new poets and poem and express themselves in a creative and positive atmosphere. 

This event is sponsored by the Boston Public Library Foundation. 

The Mind Matters: Families Make A Difference

Parent University Logo

Boston Public Schools (BPS) Parent University believes that every BPS family is equipped and empowered to advocate and partner with schools to ensure every child has access to a quality education and achieves excellence in school. Parent University will be hosting workshops that provide educational resources and community support for families with children ages 3-8 to help foster learning at home. This is a 10 session workshop series and participation is free. Families will be able to learn strategies for how to foster your child's development and learning at home and in school. These sessions will include hands on activities, mini lectures and videos. This program was developed by Harvard University and is based on cutting edge brain research on children's social, emotional, and intellectual growth. Participating families will receive learning materials and activities to take home and use. >> Read More

Kids visit for FREE Franklin Park Zoo | January 4 & 5

Saturday and Sunday, January 4 and 5, join Franklin Park Zoo as they kick off a New Year of fun and adventure! All kids will receive free admission, when accompanied by a paying adult, to Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo (this promotion does not include the event Zoolights at Stone Zoo).
 
It’s a wonderful opportunity to spend a memorable day with family and friends while discovering all of the incredible animals at each Zoo.
 
For more information on this event please visit Franklin Park Zoo

Be a Veterinarian | January 25

Saturday, January 4 between 11am and 3pm, children of all ages are welcomee to enjoy activities during "Be a Veterinarian" this weeks theme "the importance of healthy diets".
 
Children will meet a zoo new england care expert & learn about caring for animals at the zoo. Also bring a stuffed animal togive them a checkup! , story time, facts, and more!
 
This event will be held at the:
                      Franklin Park Zoo  
                One Franklin Park Road

Celebrate at the JFK Library | December 27

Friday, December 27 at 10:30am, the Stephen E. Smith Center at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will present  Mr. Punch’s Christmas Carol at the the Crabgrass Puppet Theatre. The beautifully crafted puppets will tell the tale of the man who hated Christmas and put profits before people. Outrageous holiday hilarity with ghosts, giggles, geese and Tiny Tim too!
 
This event is free and is open to family audiences and children 5 and older
 
To make a reservation for this event please call 617.514.1644
 
For more information on this event please feel free to visit www.jfklibrary.org

Live Action Angry Birds

Build, copy, destroy and score. Join us as we design game boards.Make a copy to compete against someone, and play against one another knocking them down with balls, bean bags, and yes, (stuffed) birds. For ages 8-14.
 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 3:30 – 5pm at the
Auditorium
Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
for children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18)
 
For more information visit: http://www.bpl.org/branches/ad_calendar.htm
 
 

Miracle on Dudley Street Christmas Children's Celebration | December 21

Saturday, December 21st from 11:00am-2:30pm will have the Miracle on Dudley Street Christmas Children's Celebration
 
This event is for FREE for children ages 6-12 involved in your program or network. Since this event is not open to the public,we require the children to be registered through an agency partner, program  or affiliate. FYI- this is a supervised "kids-only" fun filled event!
 
If you would like your agency to recieve an official invitation to this event, please send an email response with the approximate amount of children's slots, agency name and contact person to: keryn.connelly@use.salvationarmy.org
 

Parent Child Play Group | November 4

A safe environment where you and your child will enjoy free play, circle time, gross motor play, songs, and much more!

Location will be at: Kenny Elementary School, 19 Oakton Street

From 9 am-10:30am, This event is for children ages 1-5 years of age who live in boston.

From 11am-12:30om, This event is for children ages 1-5 years of age who live in boston.

Please register at 617.756.9650 or email cskeltonbianchi@boston.k12.ma.us

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