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Harvest Festival | October 27

Sunday October 27. 1pm, at Cedar Grove Gardens (911 Adams Street), enjoy the delights of fall, hayrides, pinatas, ballons, refreshments and more. Another Chance for the children to show off their costumes.

For more information please contact 1-800-322-8582

Children Magical Halloween Castle | October 27

Sunday October 27 Fort Independence Castle on Castle Island invites everyone to their Children's Magical Halloween Castle. Enjoy a Halloween celebration at 12pm- 4pm with your family and friends. For more information visit their website at: http://www.bostonfortindependence.com/Home

100 Slices The Upscale Bake Sale | October 26

Saturday, October 26, at 1pm, The Peace Collaborative will present 100 Slices: The Upscale Bake Sale at the Bayside Expo Center Complex (150 Mount Vernon Street, Suite 300 Dorchester, MA). There will be a cupcake contest, dessert tasting & Afternoon Tea. Special performances by: The Boston Tap Company and Jimmy Tingle.

Ticket prices are $20, proceeds benefit the 2014 Got Peace Basketball Tournament. To purchase tickets or for more information contact: peaceboston@gmail.com

Halloween Night Walk | October 25

Friday, October 25th 7pm at the Valley Gates Parking Lot, Glen Road and Circuit Drive (look for giant Jack-o-lantern), Franklin Park Coalition invites the community to walk through the park on a FREE guided tour at night. No flashlights allowed, costumes are discouraged. Dress accordingly to the outdoor weather and wear comfortable shoes for walking. This event is suitable for alll ages. Be there or be SCARED...

For more information contact: Franklin Park Coalition 617.442.4141

Community Appreciation Dinner | October 28

Come share your story or any ideas for new community projects at the Community Appreciation Dinner, Monday, October 28,6pm,at 157 Washington Street. Millennium Ten Initiative aims to award 20 champions with up to $1000 upon the completion of the application process. Stop by and check out some opportunities for funding large and small. For more detailed information or to RSVP contact Truth at tpomare@socialcapitalinc.org 617.825.4224 ext. 126

Masquer-Aid Ball | November 2

Saturday, November 2 from 7: 00-11:00pm, Dorchester House will host their Masquer-Aid Ball. This event will be held at the UMass Boston Campus Center, 100 Morrissey Boulevard. This event is a celebration of Dorchester and we’ll be honoring 3 Dorchester organizations who have made indispensable contributions to our community (Mt. Washington Bank, Viet-AID, Fair Foods). There will be a cocktail reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, a dinner service with food stations featuring cuisines from different Dorchester neighborhoods, an awards ceremony and live entertainment from the E-Water Band. Former Senator Jack Hart will be our Master of Ceremonies. 


To learn more or to purchase tickets, please visit www.dorchesterhouse.org/masquer-aid or call 617-740-2504.

NAACP Health Fair | October 26

Saturday, October 26 the Boston Branch NAACP Health Committee will present the Interactive Health Fair. There will be free Health Screenings, Meditations, information on HIV Awareness and more. Location will be at the hosting site: Greater Love Tabernacle 101 Nightingale Street Dorchester, MA 02124

Sponsored by: Health Care for all, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthworks Community Fitness, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, AIDS Action Committee, Partnership for Community Health, Greater Love Tabernacle

Kroc-o-Treat | October 31

Thursday October 31 from 6pm-8pm join the KROC and their 3rd Annual Kroc-O-Treat Halloween Celebration. Located at 650 Dudley Street in Dorchester MA. The KROC will provide a safe indoor Halloween activities for the community. The festivities will include trick or treating, a bouncy house, arts & crafts and costume prizes.

Requesting donations for: packaged treats for the Halloween Bags. Monetary donations, and Super Hero themed decorations or crafts.

Volunteers for this event are also welcome and encouraged!!!!!

Questions or concerns about this event please feel free to contact Isaque Rezende at 617.318.6919 or via email at isaque.rezende@use.salvationarmy.org

The Great Pumpkins Event | October 25

Friday October 25, bring your family down to 85 Olney Street (Holland Elementary School) between the hours of 5pm-7pm to decorate pumpkins, eat delicious pizza, have refreshments and get gift bags.        

In order to participate in this event you must call 617-265-8900 by October 22 to register. For more information please visit www.familynurturing.org

I AM KREYOL Bazaar | October 12

The Erick Jean Center for the Arts at 1557A Washington Street, Dorchester MA would be hosting the official launch of "Safer is Sexy" AIDS/HIV Awareness Campaign. 
Come celebrate in the festivities with featured artist Raheem Jamal Perkins and a musical tribute to Fela Kuti.  Vendors include, Kele Arts Design, Vanavain Vintage V-Anne Designs, and many more to come.
Contact info: 
Dorchester Arts Collaborative 
The Erick Jean Center for the Arts, 157A Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02125
dorchesterartscollaborative@gmail.com / JUNIOR16C@YAHOO.COM
(617) 822-8278  
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