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Dorchester Winter Stars Concert | Dec 20

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Boston City Singers brings together over 100 of its young singers to lift the holiday spirit through singing and drumming for the Dorchester Winter Stars Concert!

It's Free, and donations are accepted.

Concert will be held:

When: Saturday, December 20th

Time: 7:00pm

Where: St. Ann Church, 243 Neponset Ave., Dorchester 02122.

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Women & Girls Leadership Cohort Kick Off Retreat | Dec 20


DOVE's Neighborhood Organizing Program in Fields Corner is creating a Women & Girls Leadership Cohort to engage in deeper conversation and practice on how we value women and girls and what we can do collectively to bring about positive change. If you are interested in participating in this project, please join us!

Friends & family are welcome! Pajamas encouraged! 
Just R.S.V.P. so we have an idea how many participants will be attending! 
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided! Free! Space is limited. 

Where:  ADSL, 1565 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122

When:  Saturday, December 20th

Time:  9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact: Heather & Danielle to R.S.V.P. and for more details
Phone: (617) 0312-0562    Email:


Hancock Street Civic Association Meeting | Dec 18




WILL BE HELD ON (Third Thursday of Each Month):

When: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18,  2014, AT 6:30-8:00** PM

[Across the Street from the Strand Theater]

Meet With Areas B & C Police, State & City Representatives, Discuss
Issues. Find Out What's Really Going On In The Neighborhood!

If You Or Your Organization Wish To Make An Announcement Or
Presentation, please Contact Us In Advance To Be Placed On The Agenda. 

Flyers And Handouts Should Be Sent To: 



Dorchester YMCA Family Fun Night | Dec 19



Stop by the Dorchester YMCA for a holiday party!

Arts, Crafts, cookies and more!

Who: YMCA of Greater Boston

Where: 776 Washington St, Dorchester MA 02124

When:  December 19th

Time: 4:30pm to 6:00 pm


LAST Dorchester Winter Farmers' Market | March 27

Dorchester Winter Farmers' Market

Do you like fresh and delicious food? Are you looking for more organic, home-grown options in your diet? The Dorchester Winter Farmers Market can help! Come meet with your fellow community at the ONLY winter farmers market in Dorchester and learn about all the delicious natural food vendors have to offer! Kids activities will be provided as well!

When:  March 27th


Where:  Codman Square Health Center

Great Hall (next to health center)
6 Norfolk St. Dorchester

Questions?:  Visit the Dorchester Community Food Co-op website at

See you there!


American Legion Playground Renovation Meeting | Dec 17

American Legion Playground Renovation Meeting

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services invite the public to a meeting to discuss upcoming improvements to the American Legion Playground located in Franklin Park. 

When:  Wednesday, December 17th 

Time:  6:00pm

Where:  At the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse
One Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA 02121

This project was funded by the nation's first youth participatory budgeting process, Youth Lead the Change. Young people between the ages of 12-15 brainstormed and developed projects across the city, and held a city-wide youth vote to allocate capital funds.
Questions? Call: 617-961-3019.


Mayor Martin J. Walsh Sponsored Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting | Dec 13

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh cordially invites families to join in the festivities of the 2014 Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting!


Date: Saturday December 13th, 2014

Time: 3:00 PM-4:00PM

Where:  Corner of Washington St and Blue Hill Ave


Come join Santa Claus and his reindeer, snowmen, gingerbread men and a host of other

Holiday characters as they sing and dance and spread holiday cheer.

Light Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored in part by: Mayor’s Office of Sports, Tourism and Entertainment, 

City of Boston Property Management Department, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services,

Public Works Department,  Boston Police Department, Boston Fire Department. Project Right Inc. and Greater Grove Hall Mainstreets

For more information, please contact Kaira Fox,

Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, 617-635-3296


Christmas Party and Holiday Toy Drive | Dec 11


The Dorchester Board of Trade invites you to join them for their Christmas Party and Holiday Toy Drive!

When: Thursday December 11

Time:  6pm

Where: Philips Old Colony House 
780 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester

Admission:  An unwrapped toy or a donation to help Dorchester's children in need this Holiday Season.

Come Celebrate With Us!


Four Corners Tree Lighting | Dec 12


Want to get festive? Come on down to the Tree Lighting at Mothers Rest Park!

Four Corners Tree Lighting

Holiday Celebration!

When: Friday, December 12, 2014

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: 378A Washington Street, Dorchester

Light Refreshments, Live Music, Entertainment and Fun Activities for the whole family!

Visit from Santa!

For more info 617-436-0289

or 617-697-1447 


Dorchester Community Food Co-op Holiday Meet and Greet | Dec 17

Dorchester, Community, Food, Co-op, Holiday

Join the Dorchester Community Food Co-op for good food and conversation during our "Holiday Meet and Greet!" 

When: Wednesday, December 17

Time:  6-8 pm

Where: Restaurante Cesaria
266 Bowdoin St., Dorchester

Sample delicious Cape Verdean appetizers!
Meet members of the Food Co-op!

Hear a short report on the progress of co-op development and an update on the Winter Farmers' Market

For more information, call Co-op Project Manager: 
Jenny Silverman  617-272-5917


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