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20 Bells for the Mayor | November 16

Twenty Bells for the Mayor
First Parish Dorchester
10 Parish Street, Dorchester, MA (Meetinghouse Hill)  
Saturday, November 16, 3-6pm 
Join in the celebration of two amazing milestones, the re-dedication of First Parish Dorchester's recently restored historic steeple and the twenty year legacy of our Honorable Mayor Tom Menino, who will have two decades of accomplishments in our wonderful city at the end of his term.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Meetinghouse Restoration Project.
Tickets for the reception are $100 per person. The reception includes hors d' oeuvres and a cash bar during the course of the programmed events. Tickets may be purchased, and general donations may be made, at http://www.firstparishdorchester.org/pages/20-bells  For more information, call 617-436-0527.

Men's Health & Wellness Fair | October 26

Saturday, October, 26 between 10am-3pm Men of Color Men of Action will host their  Men's Health & Wellness Fair at the Great Hall (6 Norfolk Street). There will be FREE Health Screenings, Health Insurance Information & Enrollment, Nutrition & Food Demonstrations, free Home Emergency Kits, EMS, & CPR demonstrations, Fire Safety Information Packets, and MUCH MORE...


For More Info Contact: Jason Boyd, CSNDC Director of Community Organizing & Resident Resources 617.825.4224 x140 or at jason@csndc.com

Carney Hospital Free Flu Clinic | October 30

Wednesday, October 30 from 4pm - 6pm Carney Hospital will administer free vaccination to the community. You do not need to be a patient to receive a Flu Vaccination. Getting a vaccination is one way to protect yourself from the flu virus and prevents spreading it to our love ones


For more information please contact Bill Howland at 617.506.2852

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Small Business Resource Roundup | October 29

Join th Bowdoin Geneva Alliance, Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets, The Catholic Charities Teen Center, and Dorchester Bay EDC on Tuesday, October 29 at the Catholic Charities Teen Center, 287 Bowdoin Street from 8am-10am.


The small Business Resource Roundup is a morning tour of programs that provide resources to local merchants in the Greater Dorchester area. This event is designed to bring organizations together with resources to help each other achieve goals.


The event includes a breakfast, networking, resource fair, and panel discussion. For more information contact Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets at 617.436.9980 or bowdoingenevamainstreets@gmail.com

2013 Annual Celebration & Community Dinner | October 29

Tuesday October 29 at pm Project Right requests the pleasure of your presence at their 2013 Annual Celebration  and Community Dinner. The dinner will be held at the Prince Hall Grand Lodge in the William E. Reed Auditorium (24 Washington Street).  Help celebrate with your community the successful accomplishments during the past year.

Regular tickets are $50, Seniors and Students $35, contact ASAP cause tickets are going fast!!

For more information contact Michael Kuzo at 6175415451 x102 or via email m_kozu@hotmail.com

Dorchester Coalition for Safe Neighborhoods | October 29

Elizabeth Seton Academy Autumn Auction | October 25

Friday, October 25 Elizabeth Seton Academy will host their  Autumn Auction, 6-10 p.m. at IBEW Hall, 256 Freeport St., Dorchester. There will be a buffet dinner, raffle prizes, and a silent auction. The awardee for this event is President/CEO of Eascare Ambulance, George F. Gilpin.    

For information on the tickets or the  event call 617.296.1087 x 18

JFK Library Forum: The Legacy of JFK | October 24

Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PBS' American Experience and The Atlantic, and the contributors Robert Dallek, Timothy Naftali, Nicolas Lemann, Thomas Mallon and Andrew Young will discuss the legacy of President Kennedy. Film clips will be shown from the upcoming American Experience documentary, JFK.

All forums are free and open to the public. Reservations for forums are strongly recommended. They guarantee a seat in the building but not the main hall. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors to the main hall open one hour before the program begins.

For more information, visit www.jfklibrary.org

Sugar Skulls Craft | October 28

Monday October 28 from 4pm-5pm the Adams Street Library will be making Sugar Skulls. Sugar skulls are part of the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration during Halloween week. Make sugar skulls, then later in the week, paint them. Skulls will be yours to take home. All supplies provided.

This event is free of charge and is appropriate for ages 8-14yrs. For more information contact the Adams Street Library    617-436-6900

St. Brendan Playgroup | November 18

Monday October28 at 10am St. Brendan will host a playgroup with games, crafts, stories and songs. This play group meets every monday during the school year from 10am -12pm at the Saint Brendan's Church Father Lane Hall 589 Gallivan Blvd. Ages for this playgroup is 5 and under (caregivers must attend)
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