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Upham's Corner Street Festival | Aug 17

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Upham's Corner Main Street & Upham's Corner ArtPlace present THE SECOND ANNUAL UPHAM'S CORNER STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday, August 17th noon to 5 pm, “on the street” - Stoughton Street will be blocked off to traffic.
This FREE street festival will feature food and sidewalk sales from local Upham’s Corner businesses and live music on stage!
Performance schedule:
12-1pm: Fred Woodard Jazz Trio
1-2pm: José Matteo Ballet Theatre
2-3pm: Aaron Larget-Caplan (and special guest!)
3-4pm: The CV Band
4-5pm: Berklee College of Music

Local arts entrepreneurs will display hand-made goods for sale, there will be informational materials from Upham’s Corner organizations, lots of family-friendly activities, and more! The festival is free and open to the public. >> Read More

Little Miss Dorchester & Young Miss Dorchester | apply by May 3d


The Little Miss Dorchester Contest and the Young Miss Dorchester Contest are events that have been part of the annual Dorchester Day celebrations for decades. They have the shared goal of bringing girls into the annual event to have fun and build confidence in public speaking. This year the contests will both be held at the First Parish Church (10 Parish Street, Meeting House Hill, Dorchester, MA) on May 11th, 2:00 p.m.

Link to application - http://bit.ly/LilMissDot
Deadline to apply is May 3, 2013. For additional information on either contest, please contact Annissa George at (617) 474-0797 or email littlemiss@dotdayparade.com.

This year's Dorchester Day Parade is June 2, 2013.

Boston Ballet @ The Strand | Feb 15

Boston Ballet @ The Strand Theatre

an ArtPlace Collaboration in Upham’s Corner
Support the Strand Theatre by attending the FREE Boston Ballet show!
Come early to eat local food, learn about local fashion institutions, and contribute to the vision for arts + culture in Upham’s Corner!
Friday, February 15th
5:30PM Food from local restaurants in front of Strand, Information from local fashion businesses inside, ArtPlace forum for community to provide feedback on the future of Boston Ballet in the neighborhood.
At 7:00PM FREE Boston Ballet performance

Presented by: Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Upham’s Corner Main Street, Design Studio 4 Social Intervention, in collaboration with The Boston Foundation, Strand Theatre, and Boston Ballet

NEW ART LOVE | Feb 14th

NEW ART LOVE app intro at the Howard Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave., Fields Corner.
Dorchester Artists + interested community members—come one, come all! ARTMORPHEUS and Dorchester Arts Collaborative are, well, collaborating to bring you the art world’s best new app, New Art Love, which provides artists’ communities with a fantastic Open Studios app and website that gives art lovers an easy and on-the-go way to discover local artists 365 day/year. After successfully piloting the app at the South End Open Studios in 2012, New Art Love is now being offered to all of Boston's Open Studios communities.
The Howard Art Project will host this little shindig & there will be refreshments.
February 14th, 7-8 p.m. the Howard Art Project at 1486 Dorchester Ave. Contact : info@dac-online.org

4th Annual Chocolate Bake-off & "Eating and Drinking in Colonial New England" | Feb. 17

4th Annual Chocolate Bake-off & "Eating and Drinking in Colonial New England" at the Dorchester Historical Society, on Sunday, February 17, 2013, 2 - 4pm.
Joe Carlin presents "Eating and Drinking in Colonial New England" an illustrated lecture about the importance of food during the Colonial era; early cookbooks; tavern drinks like rum punch, Madeira and home brewed Ale.
PLUS Chocolate Bake-off - YOUR favorite chocolate treat can win! To enter call or email Earl Taylor 617-293-3052 | ermmwwt@aol.com.
For more information, please click here
Location: Dorchester Historical Society
195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125

Archaeology of Dorchester MA | Oct 21

DHS Archaeology TalkAll are invited to this free Dorchester Historical Society program, happening during Open Studios weekend, with City of Boston Archaeologist, Joe Bagley.

Explore the archaeological heritage of Dorchester, Mass. Sites include the historic Blake House, Dorchester Pottery kiln, several Native American sites, Savin Hill, and the industrial heritage of Boston's oldest and most dynamic neighborhood. See the society's website and the Dorchester Atheneum archives online for more about Dorchester's history.

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