Grove Hall Branch

The Alzheimer’s Association Workshops | Jan 25

 The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting a series of workshops on Essential Skills for Family Caregivers. The Essential Skills for Family Caregivers series provides education and practical tools to those caring for someone with dementia. The goal of the series is to improve day-to-day living and overall quality of life for the person with dementia and the caregiver. The series covers communication techniques, strategies to manage difficult behaviors and safety in the home. Essential Skills is free and intended for family caregivers.

 

When: Monday, January 25 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m

Where: Grove Hill Library Branch, 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester

Two additional workshops will follow at the same time and place February 1 and 8.

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Teen Afternoons | Dec 9

Stop by and see what Grove Hall Branch is doing. Every week they will have something different: Cooking, crafts, guest speakers, games, art, movies and more. Ages 13-18

Where: Grove Hall Branch , 41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester, MA 02121

When: Every Wed, Dec 9  9, 2015, 3 – 4 P.M.

Operation LIPSTICK | Dec 5

LIPSTICK Leadership Training equips you with the tools and knowledge you need to stop the deadly flow of illegal guns into our neighborhoods. Learn how to lead workshops, prevent women and girls from enabling gun traffickers, get your voices heard, and more.

When: Sat December 5, 2015, 10 A.M. – 1 P.M.

Where: Grove Hall Branch, 41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester, MA 02121

Audience: Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors

http://www.operationlipstick.org/operation-lipstick/

Fruitvale Station Screening | Oct. 16

Fruitvale Station Screening

Thursday
at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02121

This program, part of the Social Justice and Civil Rights Community Discussion Series, will engage the community on current issues of racism and violence in communities of color through art, music, film, literature, and discussion sessions led by community activists and organizations addressing these issues.

At this event, we will screen the film Fruitvale Station. The screening will be followed by a moderated discussion.

Dad's Autism Support | January 16

Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30pm the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library (located 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA).
 
 
Dad's Autism Support Group:
Invites male caregivers of children or adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder to the kickoff of their Dads’ Autism Support Group, sponsored by the Boston Medical Center. Enjoy dinner, relax, and talk with other dads who also have a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
 
 This event is free and is open to the public
 
For more information, contact Lauren Bartolotti (lauren.bartolotti@bmc.org; 617.414.3691) or Shari King (shari.king@bmc.org; 617.414.3666).

Job Seeker Workshop | August 12

Need help getting a job? The FREE Job Seeker Workshop will provide assistance with online job applications! Online job applications are an important step to finding a job. Bring your resume saved on a flash drive and have a job that you would like to apply for! Some job search help will also be provided. The workshop will take place at the Grove Hall Branch (41 Geneva Ave in Dorchester) on August 12 from 11am to noon.

Food Trivia | Jan. 10

 

The Grove Hall Branch Library is hosting a Food for Thought trivia night on January 10 at 6pm. Enjoy pizza and more treats while competing to win prizes with teams of up to four people! All trivia questions will be food-themed. For more info, visit http://www.bpl.org/branches/gh_calendar.htm

Grove Hall Cider Social | Dec. 20

 

The Grove Hall Branch (41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester) will be hosting a Cider Social on December 20th. The event will go from 6pm to 7pm. Enjoy the season with hot apple cider and cookies! Don't forget the event is FREE! For more information on the event, click HERE.

 

Touching Heart: Young Women's Health and Wellness | Dec 13

Learn the 8 components of wellness and self-love. Make your own vision board for your future. Register for one of our prevention programs. Recieve a gift bag and have a lot of fun! Also there will be the opportunity to recieve a $10 gift card for HIV rapid testing AND a $10 gift card for completing a program survey.

Every second Thursday 5-7:45pm at the Grove Hall Library (41 Geneva Ave)

RSVP: jessica.pomare@bostonabcd.org (617-348-6268)

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