Fields Corner

"Just So Stories" at Fields Corner, Aug. 10

What's popping up at Fields Corner Branch Library on Wednesday, August 10? More than "just" puppets! The Mighty Tatterdemalian Puppet Co. will present an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's famed "Just So Stories." Come by at 10:30 a.m. for a terrific show!

Fields Corner Branch Library is located at 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester. You can reach the library at (617)436.2155. View upcoming events at www.bpl.org/branches/fc_calendar.htm.

 

My Dot Tour Kicks Off! Tours Aug. 6, 7, 13, 14

My Dot Tour
The Fields Corner Collaborative is pleased to kick off My Dot Tour, a multimedia, youth-led walking tour of Fields Corner in Dorchester this August! The free tours will take place Saturday August 6 and 13 at 11 a.m. and on Sunday August 7 and 14 at 4 p.m. Tours depart from Gallagher Insurance (~1471 Dorchester Ave) and Pho Hoa (1356 Dorchester Avenue) will host a reception after each tour where participants can cool off indoors and enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine. There is a 20 attendee-maximum at each tour – RSVP today! For media inquiries and to RSVP with your preferred tour date and time, contact mydottour@gmail.com. You may also call (617) 855-8687. >> Read More

FCMS Fundraiser @ Hancock 309, Jun. 30

Fields Corner Main StreetSupport Fields Corner and help it grow! Fields Corner Main Street will hold a Fundraiser at Hancock 309 Gallery and Consignment on Thursday, June 30, 2011, from 7:00 p.m. on. Stop by to meet and greet the neighborhood's great residents, innovators and business owners. For more information contact Evelyn Darling, >> Read More

Friends of Fields Corner Branch Library Mtg., Jun. 28

Friends of Library (Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/timbomb/208817779/)Library patrons, users, volunteers: please come to an organizing meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. As a member of The Friends of Fields Corner Branch Library, you can make a difference. Last year the Friends groups citywide stopped the closure of several branch libraries. Now elected officials from city to state support the maintenance of all Boston libraries. 

The library wants to reorganize its friends group. Your presence is valuable. Please come to the meeting and bring your suggestions. There is no fee to become a Friend of the Fields Corner library and there are many volunteer opportunities. The Fields Corner Branch Library is located at 1520 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester. Call the library at (617)436-2155 with questions. (Photo Credit: Tim Mansfield).

Fields Corner Children's Thrive Readiness Roundtable, Jun. 22

Field's Corner Children ThrivePlease join Fields Corner Children Thrive at the next School Readiness Roundtable! Help plan an integrated education for your children, students, clients and community. The Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, June 22 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center (in the library), 1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122. Lunch and childcare will be provided! Gift cards are available for parent and grandparent participants.

Please RSVP to Tuyen Nguyen by emailing Tuyen.Nguyen@dorchesterhouse.org or by calling 617-740-2521. When RSVP’ing please let Tuyen know if you need childcare (PLEASE RSVP with the age of your child). >> Read More

DFSI Evening of Celebration, Jun. 16

DFSICelebrate the end of another successful school year while raising funds for the next! The annual "DFSI Evening of Celebration" will take place on Thursday, June 16 2011 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Blarney Stone (1505 Dorchester Ave) in Fields Corner. This event serves as a fundraiser for the Dorchester FAMILY School Initiative, a partnership of DotWell and local elementary schools: the Joseph Lee, Lee Academy, Holmes, and Fifield Schools. Tickets to the event are $10, and all proceeds directly benefit the partner elementary schools. Attached, please find the event invitation. Feel free to share with family, friends, and colleagues – all are welcome!

Please contact Tom Powers (617-474-1464; Tom.Powers@dotwell.org) or Laura Santel (617-474-1453; Laura.Santel@dotwell.org) to purchase a $10 ticket.

Fields Corner School Readiness Roundtable, Jun. 8

Field's Corner Children ThrivePlease join Fields Corner Children Thrive at the next School Readiness Roundtable! Help plan an integrated education for your children, students, clients and community. The Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, June 8 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Fields Corner Library, 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122. Lunch and childcare will be provided! Gift cards are available for parent and grandparent participants.

Please RSVP to Tuyen Nguyen by emailing Tuyen.Nguyen@dorchesterhouse.org or by calling 617-740-2521. When RSVP’ing please let Marika know if you need childcare (PLEASE RSVP with the age of your child).

The meeting will focus on planning the July 9th Fields Corner Children Thrive Kickoff Event!
 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fields Corner Building Renovation, May 25

Fields Corner Main StreetPlease join Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Historic Boston Incorporated and Fields Corner Main Street on Wednesday, May 25 at 2 p.m. for a celebration of the completion of the renovation of the Golden Building at 1510-1514 Dorchester Avenue. This high-impact façade rehabilitation is the first historic building renovation project of the Historic Neighborhood Centers Program, a collaboration between HBI and FCMS. Location: McDonald’s parking lot, 1513 Dorchester Avenue. Open to all. For more information, call FCMS at 617-474-1432 or HBI at 617-227-4679.

Public Safety Meeting @ Viet-AID, May 23

Viet-AIDPublic safety concerns will be the topic of a Monday evening in Fields Corner. Viet-AID is sponsoring the meeting, which will take place at 6 p.m. Monday at the Vietnamese-American Community Center on Charles Street. The meeting is prompted by what Viet-AID calls a “rash” of violence and thefts in that area. To join the community discussion, come to 42 Charles Street on Mon, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. 

HomeGoods opens in Fields Corner, May 5

Homegoods OpensHomeGoods is opening in Fields Corner this Thursday, May 5. Join Fields Corner Main Streets at 7:45 a.m. for the Grand Opening Celebration. Doors open at 8 a.m. Let the shopping begin!

HomeGoods espouses an ever-changing array of one-of-a-kind, and unexpectedly incredible finds from all over the world. Distinctive home fashions like furniture, rugs, lighting, kitchen, dining and bed & bath let you express your unique style and transform your home. 

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