BCYF-Perkins Community Center: Fitness Boot Camp 2016

This fitness and health program will keep you warm durring the cold fall days and prepare you for the holoday season! This fantastic fitness program is for all ages and is hoasted right hear in Dorchester!


September 19th - October 31st

6:00pm - 7:00pm

7 weeks for $45

BCYF Perkins Community Center


Power Health Tour September 17th 2016

Join us for this FREE national health, wellness and empowerment tour featuring screenings and testing, a kids pavilion, fitness demos, live entertainment, a cooking pavilion, exhibitors ,local vendors, face painting, games, food sampling, giveaways and more!  Every attendee will receive a Power Health Gift bag.  There’s something for everyone at the Power Health Tour! 


September 17th from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center, 650 Dudley Street, MA 02125


Call 857-309-3079 or

Sugar, The #1 Killer of Black People | June 15

Alzheimer’s, Cancer,

High Blood Pressure,

Type 2 Diabetes,

Asthma, Eczema, Lupus,

Yeast Infections, Obesity, Joint Pain, 

Imbalanced Gut Flora


46 Sneaky Names for Sugar

Artificial Sweeteners are Chemical Poisons


When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Kay’s Oasis, 1117 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, Ma. 

Franklin Field Health Fair | June 24

The Boston Housing Authority and Rosie's Place are putting on a Health Fair! Come see all the health-related resources in your community and celebrate community health!

When: June 24, 3pm-6pm

Where: the courtyard behind 70 Ames St. Dorchester         

 For more info: contact Catherine Louis at 617-784-4841 or                                   

The Opioid and Heroin Epidemic: A Public Health Issue | May 25

Remarks from James Wahlberg, Mark Wahlberg Foundation and Paula Gilligan, Burlington, MA Mother and Advocate. Panel discussion with Leonard Campanello, Chief of Police, City of Gloucester, and Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, President and CEO of the Dimock Center. Moderated by the Lowell Sun’s Todd Feathers.

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: EMK Institute, Columbia Point 210 Morrissey Blvd. Boston, MA 02125

The event is free and open to the public. Register here.


Guard Against Prostate Cancer Awareness Convention | June 4

The purpose of the event Is to have a conversation about the effects of Prostate Cancer and how the barbershop can play a role in decreasing the health inequities of men of color. Food will be available.


When: June 4, 12pm

Where: 663 Warren St • Dorchester, MA

For more info: Please call Mattapan's Finest Barbershop at (617)904-1101

Open House on Healthy Aging | May 7

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center’s (HSNHC) upcoming Open House will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM.  Each year HSNHC aims to host several events that empower community members with the necessary tools to manage and improve their personal care and the health of a loved one.  This year’s event will be centered around Healthy Aging with opening remarks from Mayor Marty Walsh.

They will have a panel of experts here to discuss Alzheimer/Dementia, Estate Planning and Nutrition/Exercise. This event is free and all are welcomed!

When: Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM

Where: Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center  632 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121


DotHouse Health Community Forum | April 28

Join DotHouse to discuss the health & well being of the community and together shape the future of the neighborhood's heartbeat. Light dinner/snacks, Children welcome, community raffle

When: April 28, 5:30-7:30pm

Where: DotHouse Health, 1353 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA, Multipurpose Room

Call 617-740-2363


Healthy Girls 102 Series | April 16-30

BCYF Perkins & BMC HealthNet in collaboration with BCYF G.I.R.L.S Initiative presents Healthy Girls 102 Series.

Workshops Topics:

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Nutrition
  • Fresh Scents
  • Zumba

Girls, ages 10-15 years old

Sign up today!

When: Saturdays 4/16-4/30, 12pm-2pm

Where: BCYF Perkins Community Center 155 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Questions: Contact

Healing Power | March 26

Please join Sustainability Guild International for a celebration and sharing of community healing, connection and expression. 

This is an informal, open house style event with refreshments, music and multiple ways to heal, stretch, energize, move and play.

  • YOGA 
  • REIKI 
  • & MORE

When: Sat March 26, 3-10pm

Where: 260 Washington St. Dorchester


Info: Jean Loreus: 617.980.1632 |

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