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Rose Kennedy's Family Album | December 16

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 6:00pm
On Monday December 16 between, 6- 7 p.m. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Thomas Fitzgerald share stories of Rose and Joe Kennedy (Townsend's grandparents and Fitzgerald's aunt and uncle) to launch the new book, Rose Kennedy's Family Album, featuring the Kennedy matriarch's personal photos spanning more than 60 years, from 1878 to 1946. Pulitzer Prize-winning former Boston Globe columnist Eileen McNamara moderates.
This forum will be held at the:
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum 
Boston, MA 02125 
This event is free but you must call 617-514-1643 to reserve a seat.

Service of Nine Lessons & Carols at All Saints Church | December 15

Parish of All Saints, Ashmont invites public to A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols sung by the Choir of Men and Boys, 4 p.m. Features readings and carols for the season. 209 Ashmont St., Dorchester.

Free Flu Clinic | December 10

December 8-14 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, Carney Hospital along with Boston Public Health Commission are encouraging Bostonians to get vaccinated. They will be offering free flu vaccinations to the community, December, 10 between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. The free flu clinic will be located in the Family Medicine Department of the Carney Hospital ( 2100 Dorchester Ave.)


No appointment is required and you do not need to be a patient.


For more information call the Carney Hospital External Affairs at 617-506-2852

Lucky Friday the 13th | December 13




Friday, December 13 there will be a free family fun day at the Kroc from 5pm-8pm. Bring the family down they will have access to the indoor gym, the indoor rockwall and the indoor waterpark.


For more information contact  the Kroc Center at 650 Dudley St, Boston, MA 02125

(617) 318-6900

3rd Annual Tree Lighting | December 4

Wednesday December 4 from 5:30 til 7:30, the Salvation Army Kroc Center (located at 650 Dudley St.) will host their 3rd Annual Tree Lighting event.


There will be:

                              Carol Singing with a Brass band

                              A short devotional 

                              Light refreshments

                              Ringing of the "official First Bell"


This event is free and open to the public. For more details on this event contact the

Salvation Army Kroc Center

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Community Healthcare Workshop | December 6

Friday, December 6, from 6pm-8pm, The Salvation Army Kroc Center ( 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester, MA) will have a Community Healthcare Workshop/


 More people in Massachusetts now qualify for help paying for health insurance
Mais pessoas agora em Massachusetts se qualifiquem para ajuda para pagar o seguro de saúde
Más personas ahora en Massachusetts califican para ayuda para pagar el seguro de salud
 Come and learn about the New Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation
Venha saber mais sobre a implementação da Nova Lei -Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Venga a aprender más acerca de la aplicación de la nueva ley la Ley de Asistencia Asequible de Cuidado de Salud (ACA).

Use Your Voice: Learning about Our Vietnamese American Identity | December 7

Saturday, December 7th, 12:30-4pm at the Vietnamese American Community Center/Viet-AID, 42 Charles Street, Fields Corner
Use Your Voice will include lunch, a movie screening, and community action. We will provide lunch, watch a movie about a Vietnamese American community finding its voice, discuss Vietnamese American identity, learn about the Bilingual Ballots campaign, and take action through door knocking. We hope to see you there for any/all parts of the event! Lunch will be served from 12:30-1, the movie will be shown from 1-2, the discussion from 2-2:30, and the community action from 2:30-4.
Hosted by the Dorchester Organizing and Training Initiative, dot-i@aarw.org

Turbo (Film) | December 9

Come bring the family down and watch the film; TURBO
Monday, December 9, 2013, 5:30pm at the Lower Mills Library ( located at 27 Richmond Street
This movie is suitable for children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Families, Visitors
Turbo (PG- 96 min) is about a freak accident that might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: Winning the Indy 500.
This film/event is free and open to the public

Christmas Classic Film Series: Holiday Inn | December 6

Christmas Classic Film Series: Holiday Inn will be playing Friday, December 6, 2013, 1pm at the Lower Mills Branch Library ( located on 27 Richmond Street Dorchester).
This film is suitable for Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors.
Holiday Inn;1942, G: At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
This event is free and is open to the public. For more information on the film contact Lower  Mills library at 617-298-7841

Romance & Mystery Bookclub | December

The Romance & Mystery Bookclub will meet: Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6:30pm at the Lower Mills Branch Library (located on 27 Richmond Street Dorchester)
Thia event is for Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Visitors
The discussion will be on The Search by Iris Johansen.
He strikes without warning....he kills without mercy....he's only just begun....
This event is free and is open to the public. For more information or detail on the bookclub contact the Lower Mills Library at 617-298-7841.
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