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Karaoke Night to Benefit Dot Day Parade | May 10

Mayor of Dorchester Candidate, Erin Murphy, is hosting a Karaoke Night at St. Brendan’s Church in Father Lane Hall, 15 Rita Rd. The event will begin at 7pm and all of the event proceeds will benefit the Dorchester Day Parade Committee. Joey McEarchern is the guest DJ and the cost of admission is $25 at the door. Don't miss this exciting night of fun! For more information, visit dotdayparade.com/events--news.html.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester Benefit | May 8

On May 8, at the 21st annual New England Women's Leadership Awards (NEWLA), four esteemed women from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester will be honored. Each woman will share their remarkable story of deterimination, leadership and compassion. They will also be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments.

This year’s NEWLA honorees include:
- Ellen Zane: CEO Emeritus and Vice Chair, Board of Trustees of Tufts Medical Center
- Myechia Minter-Jordan: MD, MBA, President & CEO of The Dimock Center
- Chef Barbara Lynch: Founder and CEO of Barbara Lynch Gruppo
- Kristen McCosh: Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities for the City of Boston >> Read More

Mayor's Luncheon | May 29

The Dorchester Board of Trade is hosting its 21st annual Luncheon with the Mayor. On May 29 at noon, Mayor Martin J. Walsh will sit down with DBOT for a very special luncheon. The event will take place at 20 Ericsson Street in Dorchester. The price is $100 for members and $125 for non-members OR $800 for a table of 10 (members) and $1100 for a table of 10 (non-members). Seating is limited so RSVP ASAP at akaszanek@dorchesterboardoftrade.com. Proceeds from the event will benefit the DBOT Scholarship Fund. For more info, visit www.dorchesterboardoftradema.com/wordpress.

Haitian Heritage Celebration | May 28

HaitiJoin the Irish International Immigrant Center (100 Franklin Street) on May 28 from 4pm to 7pm in celebrating Haitian Heritage Month! This event emphasizes the importance of countries and cultures within our community. It will include Compa dancing lessons, Haitian-Creole language activities, Haitian trivia, and more! For more information, or to RSVP email jmeleance@iiicenter.org or call 617-542-7654 ext 13.

Business to Business Networking | May 8

Van Shabu & Bar (1156 Dorchester Ave) is hosting the next DBOT Business to Business Networking Event! The event will take place on May 8 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. This is open to DBOT members AND non-members FREE of charge! Not to mention the guest speaker for the night: State Representative Dan Hunt! If your interested, please RSVP to akaszanek@dorchesterboardoftradema.com or 617-398-3268.

City Farm Fest | May 10

The Food Project is hosting City Farm Fest on May 10 from 11am to 2pm! Come to the Dudley Greenhouse (11 Brook Ave) to seed and garden. Don't miss this exciting event! For more information, click HERE.

Back to School Bingo | August 25

Grab your friends, grab your good luck charm and grab some snacks for a great time! Back to School Bingo consists of 15 games of Bingo for some amazing prices. On August 25, at 7pm, Florian Hall (55 Hallet Street in Dorchester) will be hosting the games! Space is limited and not confirmed until paid, so RSVP asap. For more info, or to RSVP call 617-835-3107 or email quinmac@yahoo.com. ($25 per person.)

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean | August 29

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean! On August 29 from 3pm to 5pm, come by to watch the biggest Seafood Throwdown in Bowdoin Geneva History in honor of the amazing local seafood available at the market. Watch chefs prepare dishes, discover fresh local seafood and enjoy children's activities/free tasting. For more information, click HERE.

The Emancipated Century | August 19 to Jan. 13

Don't miss this golden opportunity to see The Emancipated Century: August Wilson's Play Cycle at a theater near you! Plays will go from August 19 to January 13 at 7pm. Performances will take place at local theaters such as the Strand Theatre, UMass Boston (McCormack Theatre), and Boston Playwrights' Theatre. For more information including specific dates and reservations, visit http://theemancipatedcentury.com/.

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