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Dorchester Democrats’ mayoral endorsement meeting | October 6

The Ward 15 (Dorchester) Democratic Party Committee will hold a meeting to consider the endorsement of a candidate for Mayor of Boston. Both candidates have been invited to address the members or send a surrogate.  
Sunday, October 6, 2013
2:00 PM
130 Auckland Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
Contact for any questions or concerns: Ed Cook, edwardmcook@comcast.net 617.288.4367 

Grove Hall PEACE WALK | October 9

Wednesday,  October 9, 2013 at 4pm, Project RIGHT will kick off their Peace Walk in Grove Hall. The walk will start at 320A Blue Hill Avenue. The walk will take place between Brunswick St. and Intervale St. Come out and join them for the community walk and gathering by Demanding Peace.
For further information please contact Block Captains @ Project R.I.G.H.T. (617) 541 5454 ext #105

Quincy Corridor Public Realm Improvement Project | October 7

The City of Boston invites the community to attend the 2nd community meeting focusing on improving Quincy Street (between Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road). There will be presentations of the preliminary designs based of the feedback from the first community meeting in March 2013. Please feel free to join, Monday, October 7 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Haynes Early Education Center on 263 Blue Hill Ave in Roxbury MA 02119
*Food and refreshments will be provided
For more information, please visit the website www.quincycorridor.org 

Project R.I.G.H.T. Full Team Membership Meeting | October 1

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Project R.I.G.H.T. will conduct their Full Membership Meeting at 5:30pm. The meeting will take place in the Grove Hall Community Center on 51 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester, MA.  Come out and see what your community has to offer.

For more information  contact:    Project R.I.G.H.T., Inc.  320 A Blue Hill Ave.   Dorchester MA 02121   P: 617-541-5454 x100

Journaling Skills | October 8

Tuesday, October 8th, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute & The Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery will be hosting their 3rd meeting.  This meeting will focus on Journaling Skills. In this meeting you will be given time to explore your writing skills. 
It will be held 5:30-7pm at the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, 1452 Dorchester Avenue, 3rd Floor, Fields Corner.
Next meetings are :
4. Artistic Expression - October 15th: Focuses on creative expression through art.
5. Yoga Practice - October 22nd: Offers you the opportunity to practice gentle yoga with a certified yoga instructor.  
You are welcome to come to any and all of the workshops.
Registration is required; please contact Deborah Levans: dlevans@bidmc.harvard.edu; 617-667-5658

Third Annual Farm Day | October 6

This family event is to join Dorchester Historical Society (195 Boston Street Dorchester, MA 02125) and the Roger Clap Innovation School to celebrate the agricultural history of Dorchester. They will have pony rides, kids activities, a scavenger hunt and an archeological activity to celebrate archeology month in Massachusetts. There will also be a bake sale and raffle items to support the Roger Clap Innovation School. 


For more detailed information about this event visit:  www.dorchesterhistoricalsociety.org

Early Explorers | October 3

Every Thursday at 10:30am the Boston Nature Center will give children an opportunity to explore the nature around them. The children will have hands on experiences with outdoor and indoor activities. This Event is suitable for children ages 3-6 years of age. Register online or call 617-983-8500 to register by phone.
Cost: Members: Adult free, Child $5.00
Nonmembers: Adult free, Child $7.00
For more information contact: Boston Nature Center
                                                     500 Walk Hill Street
                                                     Mattapan, MA 02126
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Peabody Slope Annual Yard Sale | October 5

Peabody Slope Neighborhood Association is having their first annual Yard Sale this Saturday October 5 between the hours of 9am - 3pm. (Raindate October 6). This event will be located on the corner of Mercier Avenue and Dorchester Avenue. Come out and see what tresaures can you find.


Contact Peabody Slope Neighborhood Association at 617-533-8123

Welcome Back/Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Party | September 27

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2013 • 3-8 PM, the Boston Teachers Union Hall will be having a Back to School Bash / Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Fundraiser. There will be music, dancing, & food. For 21+ there will be a cash bar. All of the proceeds collected will benefit the American Cancer Society. 
*Adults Only (18+)
For more information please feel free to contact Brenda Chaney bchaney@btu.org

Community Meeting | September 26

Thursday September 26, at 6pm the Department of Neighborhood Development is hosting a community meeting.  This meeting is regarding the use of the community garden at 87-89 Callender Street in Dorchester.  The meeting will be located at Boston housing Authority in Franklin Field Community Resource Center, 100 Ames Street.


Additional information, contact : Carmen Ilardi, Prgram Assistant (D.N.D) at 617-635-0197

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