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Free Dance Workshop for Kids | July 13

Calling all kids ages 6 thru 13! Don't miss this free Dance Workshop offered by the Kroc Center of Boston. The workshop will take place on July 13 from 11am to 12:30pm at 650 Dudley Street in Dorchester. No membership required, but must pre-register. For more information, or to pre-register call 617-318-6900.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings | July 2013

Do you want to keep the neighborhood safe? Don't miss these upcoming Neighborhood Watch Meetings!


July 15


25 Ditson Street, Dorchester MA

For more info, call 617-265-4913.

July 17


1565 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA

For more info, call 617-593-1037.

July 22


1310 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA

For more info, call 617-593-1037.

July 23


455 Geneva Ave, Dorchester MA

For more info, call 617-593-1037.

July 25


79 Freeport Street, Dorchester MA

For more info, call 617-593-1037.

LHCC Rocks Out Garvey | July 9 to August 15

Children in Grades 4 thru 8 (ages 10+) are encouraged to come to Garvey Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm to enjoy playground games such including Kick Ball. All you have to do is drop in! No sign ups required. Meet Andrew, Cole and Patrick at the outdoor skate rink.

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers' Market | July 18 to Oct. 31

The Bowdoin Geneva Farmers' Market will take place every Thursday until October 31.


There will also be special events:


Senior Celebration – August 15th

Each year, we honor the seniors and grandparents of our community with a special event especially for them.  Live music, raffle prizes, and discounts for seniors are hallmarks of this great market day.

Fall Fair for Teens – September 19th

Join us for a market day geared towards our neighborhood’s youth complete with teen employment opportunities, social media plugs, music, health information.  Co-sponsored by Boston Youth Fund and Catholic Charities Teen Center at St. Peter’s.

National Food Day – October 24th >> Read More

Volley Against Violence | July 5 to August 24

STEC (Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center) presents Volley Against Violence on Friday nights from 6pm to 9pm through August 24.


Free community tennis for children (under 18) on Saturdays from 3pm to 6pm at STEC. Adults may stop by for a flat fee of $5 per person. Enjoy music on the outdoor courts and a hot dog with the kids!


Indoor courts at STEC are now $20 per hour through August 24. Be sure to book in advance!

Food Co-Op Community Hub | July 13

Don't miss the grand opening of the beautiful new Bowdoin-Geneva Community Hub! The Sustainability Guild and numerous community volunteers have been working tirelessly to creative a vibrant and welcoming space for neighbors to connect, relax, learn, teach, play and share. Programs will include workshops on health, fitness, healthy eating, movement, art and culture. This grand opening will take place from 11am to 3pm on July 13. For more information, contact jsenxian@gmail.com. To volunteer and help staff the day, contact klynnmurray@gmail.com.

Arts in the Park | July 8 to August 30

Arts in the Park returns this summer to Garvey Park! From 5pm to 8pm, Monday thru Thursday, children ages 6 to 14 will be able to have fun and get exercise! Children will use creativity, self expression, confidence and teamwork to have fun! Group A (6 to 9 year olds) will go from 5pm to 7pm. Group B (10 to 14 year olds) will go from 6pm to 8pm. This is a FREE program, but space is limited! Registration will be based on space availability. For more info, or to register, contact philip.carver@popeshill.com.

ESOL Information Session | July 17

Do you like helping people? Don't miss this information session about classes to improve your English and prepare for a JOB in human services! The information session will start at 10am on July 17 and will take place at 185 Columbia Road in Dorchester. This is a free 4-month class. Requirements for job: HS Diploma or GED, MA Drivers License or Permit, Legally able to work in the US, over 18 years of age, available from 9am to 2:30pm (Monday thru Thursday). For more info, contact 617-506-6910 or alice_nelson@ccab.org.

Tunnel Cap Concert | June 5

Students from the Epiphany School will perform the annual Tunnel Cap Concert on June 5h at 4:45pm (weather permitting). The concert takes place right outside the Shawmut T Station. The students will be performing for their families, their friends and the Dorchester community. This is just one of many ways the Epiphany School seeks to give back to its community.

Jazz Under Glass | June 9


Don't miss Jazz Under Glass from 6pm to 8pm on June 9 in the Dudley Greenhouse. The Dudley Greenhouse is a community greenhouse in the Dudley neighborhood of Roxbury. It is located at 11 Brook Ave. This is a great opportunity for a night filled of fun, food and music. The cost is $25 per person (free for children under 12) which includes complimentary food from neighborhood chefs. For information and tickets, call 617-442-1322 x13 or visit jazzunderglass.brownpapertickets.com.
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