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Governor's Tea & Abolitionist Meeting Reenactment | June 14

Enjoy a theatrical afternoon tea, and dine on a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, a variety of infused iced-teas and lemonade, with a special twist. Participate with actors in reenacting an abolitionist meeting inside and on the grounds of historic Shirley-Eustis House - one of a few remaining Colonial Governor's mansions in New England, and a likely location to have hosted an abolitionist meeting back in the day.  

Boys of Today…Men of Tomorrow | June 29

"Boys of Today…Men of Tomorrow" is a youth summer program designed to build confidence and social awareness in young gentlemen ages 11-17 years old. Registration Required. First Come First Served

Start Date: June 29, 2013

Finish Date: August 17, 2013 (Saturdays Only)

Start Time: 12:00 PM

Finish Time: 2:00 PM

Anthony D. Perkins Community Center

155 Talbot Avenue

Dorchester, MA 02124

Contact: Al Copeland at (617) 334-5954 or

Boston’s Next Top Model | June 29

"Boston’s Next Top Model" is a youth summer program designed to promote healthy self-esteem and self-care in  for young ladies ages 11-17 years old. Registration Required. First Come First Served.
Start Date: June 29, 2013
Finish Date: August 17, 2013 (Saturdays Only)
Start Time: 10:00 am
Finish Time: 1:00 PM
Anthony D. Perkins Community Center
155 Talbot Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
Contact Al Copeland at (617) 334-5954 or

ThinkTank Blarney Stone | June 5

Thinktank is a newer and more engaging form of pub quiz/bar trivia featuring a variety of questions accompanied by a visual component for the patrons to follow along with. thinktank is also very accessible for song, category, & feedback requests through, @thinktanktrivia on twitter, or in person.

Summer Soiree | June 6

School will soon be out for summer, and Strategies for Youth wants to celebrate! So join in for a fundraising soirée on June 6, 2013 at Florian Hall in Dorchester, MA. join be together with family, friends, and partners to celebrate SFY's successes and to raise money to provide officers the support and tools they need to ensure the best outcomes for youth. 

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Forum for Mayoral Candidates Fairmount Line June 13

The Fairmount/Indigo Transit Coalition, including many community groups in Hyde Park, Dorchester and Mattapan, will ask Mayoral candidates and other elected officials to “get on board for fair fares and better service” on the newly constructed Fairmount “Indigo” Line at a community forum.

Wednesday, June 12, at 6:30 PM 

Boston Renaissance Charter School, 1415 Hyde Park Avenue, Hyde Park. 

Knitting 101 | June 3

Knitting 101/ Intro to Knitting - If you have no knitting experience, or have tried a few times but quit because that scarf was just taking too darn long and you got bored, then this is the class for you! This class will teach you the basics, and together we will create something small, manageable and fabulous. Not only will you leave with a finished project, but you’ll have the motivation and the tools to keep knitting. Classes are $75 (not including materials) for 4 weeks.


Mondays 11am-1pm

The Stitch House 846 Dorchester Ave  Dorchester, MA 02125

(617) 265-8013

Free Community Days MFA | May 25-27

Join MFA's Memorial Day Community Weekend to celebrate "Boston I Love." The MFA opens its doors—free of charge—to visitors from Boston and beyond for three days, May 25 to 27. Enjoy special exhibitions—including three paintings on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art—art making, gallery tours, family activities, and a community art project. All on-site contributions this weekend will be donated to The One Fund Boston. 

Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave  Boston, MA 02115

(617) 267-9300


Soul Line Dancing | May 22


Spring into Summer with SouL Line Dance Class for Fun or Fitness, meet new people and dance to the latest slide, hustle, shuffle or line dance. All genres of music, Adult Co-ed environment, friendly instructors. Contact the Holland center for Annual membership information for Adults & Seniors, class fee $5/class + Annual Membership fee. Learn the moves on Wed and practice them on the dance floor at scheduled dance nights. New England SouL Line Dancing Network.



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Knitting & Crochet Club | May 24


Friday Night Social Knitting: No instruction but tons of fun.

Every Friday Night 6:00p to 8:00p

Stitch House, 846 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester

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