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Sunday at Three Concert Series Presents a Halloween Jazz Concert, Oct. 31

Sunday at Three Concert Series presents a Halloween Jazz Concert featuring Douglas Johnson (piano), Jason Palmer (trumpet) and friends. Please join them on the 31st to celebrate Wally Hanrahan's free spirit, the '50s Paris music scene and Sidney Bechet. Note: This "Sunday at Three" concert takes place at 7, not 3, pm.

You are invited and encouraged to wear any accessories reminiscent of those times and to join attendees for cocktails and a reception following the concert! >> Read More

Fall Business Networking Breakfast, Bowdoin-Geneva Main Streets, Oct. 19

Bowdoin-Geneva Main Streets cordially invite you to their Fall Business Networking Breakfast! Speakers include A. Steven Brown, Sr. Business Advisor at UMASS Boston, and Sonia Alleyne Matthews, VP of CRA & Foundation Division Manager N.E. Sovereign Bank.

BGMS Networking Breakfasts are for businesses on Bowdoin-Geneva and the surrounding communities to network with each other and learn about new services available to them. A full hot buffet breakfast is included in the cost of the event. >> Read More

Association of Haitian Women in Boston Fundraising Dinner, Oct. 16

The Association of Haitian Women in Boston (AFAB) celebrates its 14th annual fundraising dinner at the First Parish Church/Meeting House Hill - 10 Parish Street, Dorchester, MA - on October 16, 2010 at 6:30 PM.

AFAB is honoring Ms. Judith Alexandre, an outstanding advocate for women and children, and Dr. Astrid Desroisers, a Haitian-American psychiatrist who works for Cambridge Health Alliance. Both honorees have contributed tremendously in the areas of social work, health and education in the State of Massachusetts. >> Read More

Boston Natural Areas Network Annual Pumpkin Float, Oct. 16, 2010

Watch the salt marshes of the Neponset River in Dorchester develop an eerie orange glow as illuminated jack-o-lanterns float down Davenport Creek. Come see a beautiful water parade of spooky pumpkins! Community members are invited to join BNAN at the 9th Annual Great Pumpkin Float, on Saturday, October 16, at the Hallet Street Entrance of Dorchester's Pope John Paul II Park. Event is free, and begins at 5:30 p.m. Children (and adults) are encouraged to wear costumes. >> Read More

Mt. Washington Bank 5K Bay Run/Walk, Oct. 17

The Mt. Washington Bank will hold a 5K Bay Run/Walk to benefit the Mt. Washington Charitable Foundation on October 17th. Overlooking Dorchester Bay and Carson Beach, this very scenic, flat, 5K begins at Day Blvd. and heads out toward Castle Island, before looping back to start/finish. Participants must first register online.

Free 50 yard dash for kids 12 & under. Race to take place at 11:00 am. Parents must accompany child but do not need to be entered in the 5K for child to participate. >> Read More

Jamaica Pond Celebration, Oct. 16

Get out on a boat with Courageous Sailing and enjoy a family-friendly open house from 12 - 4pm. Then, from 4 - 6 pm, enjoy music, food and friends while watching a group of talened young sailors from the Courageous Fall After-School Programs compete in races before the autumn sun sets over scenic Jamaica Pond.

All proceeds benefit the Jamaica Pond Summer Youth Program, which offers FREE sailing lessons to the children of Boston. >> Read More

Domestic Violence Digital Story Showcase, Oct. 13, 20, & 27, 2010

In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness month, Close to Home will be hosting a series of Digital Story Showcases that show the response of community members to violence in their neighborhoods. The screenings will occur three consecutive Wednesdays in October, the 13th, 20th, and 27th, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm at 42 Charles Street, Suite A, Dorchester.

Close to Home, a Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative, works to foster community-wide responsibility to prevent and reduce the impact of domestic violence, and seeks to create new opportunities for people and organizations. >> Read More

Documentary Screening @ JFK: Rory Kennedy on the US-Mexico fence, Oct. 15

JFK Library Forums present Rory Kennedy, youngest daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, who will screen her new documentary about the construction along the US Mexican border of the 700-mile-long fence designed to keep out illegal immigrants. Jason Beaubien, NPR’s Mexico City correspondent, moderates the discussion.

This forum will be held on Friday, October 15 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Stephen Smith Hall at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Dorchester. >> Read More

HIV Immigration Law Workshop, Oct 15

Codman Square Health Center will host an HIV immigration law workshop on Friday, Oct. 15. The program will define practice standards that address the legal responsibilities of practices to provide HIV care consistent with applicable immigration laws; identify and address dilemmas associated with caring for immigrant patients with HIV; and apply relevant strategies to the care of immigrants with HIV. This workshop is sponsored by the New England AIDS Education and Training Center and UMASS Medical School. A great workshop for: primary care providers, nurses, NP’s, PA’s, social workers and pharmacists. No registration required. For more information contact Emily Cohen.

The workshop will take place at the Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington Street, Conference Room A, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

“Heritage and Sustainability”: 6th Annual Tide Mill Conference, November 12 &13

The Tide Mill Institute invites you to the Boston area to examine the rich heritage of the world’s tide mills and explore contemporary installations utilizing this ancient technology. Environmentalists committed to sustainable energy as well as scholars and tide mill enthusiasts are invited to this important annual event.

An informal reception will take place Friday, Nov. 12 Nov, 7-9 PM, at the Dorchester Historical Society. Presentations on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Old Schwamb Mill, will cover topics such as hydropower, turbines, and the use and efficacy of tide mills in various areas. Contact info and schedule after the break. >> Read More

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