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Self Defense Classes | Sept 11-Oct 24

Healthworks Fitness Centers for Women are offering free self-defense classes throughout the Boston area during September and October, including 3 in Dorchester.


In partnership with the Boston Centers for Youth & Familiesthe Boston Police DepartmentHealthworks Community Fitness and IMPACT, a unique personal safety and self-defense curriculum, these complimentary 90 minute training sessions will be open to all women in the area.


Dorchester locations:

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Boston Mayoral Forums at UMass Boston | Sept 19

The Boston FoundationWBUR, and the University of Massachusetts Boston’s McCormack School of Public Policy and Global Studies and College of Advancing and Professional Studies today announced they will partner to host a pair of forums this fall wi >> Read More

Beacon to the Dream | Aug 28

Thousands of  lanterns to encircle DCR Castle Island Park,  South Boston, Honoring the 50thanniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s, I have a Dream speech.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can.”  Martin Luther King Jr.

When: August 28th, 2013, 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: DCR Castle Island Park,  South Boston, MA


  • Welcome

  • Screening of Dr. Kings’ I Have a Dream Speech on the Walls of Fort Independence

  • Musical Program Nancy Armstrong Alan Rias Ja-Naé Duane >> Read More

Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health | Sept 26

Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health serves to join some of the Boston area's finest restaurants with local celebrities to help raise funds for critical women's health programs. Since its founding in the 90s, Men of Boston has grown in its impact; leading to the event gaining national attention in 2010 as John King, a supportive Dorchester native, filmed his nightly show John King USA live as he served food to guests. In 2011 celebrities like the Patriot's Vince Wilfork and Governor Deval Patrick joined as chefs, and since Men of Boston has been named one of the ten best Food and Wine Events in Boston by BizBash in consecutive years.


Men of Boston takes place at the Gala Tent in front of Codman Square Health Center at 6pm on Thursday, September 26, 2013.

Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health, Sept. 23, 2010

The annual "Men of Boston Cook for Women’s Health" event is this Thursday!

You won’t want to miss this year’s line-up of Celebrity Chefs and signature dishes from Boston-area restaurants. It is a great night to mingle with local celebrities and support Codman Square Health Center's initiatives, including our many women's health programs and our nationally celebrated "Fruit & Veggie Prescription Program" featured on CNN's American Morning and in the NY Times and Boston Globe. >> Read More

Elma Lewis Playhouse Opening Day!, Jul. 13

Don't miss out on the Free Tuesday Concerts at the Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park from July 13 to August 10.

Starting off the great line-up of shows throughout the summer will be Stephen O'Neal & IntaAfrika along with Marcus Santos & Batukaxé playing at 11:00AM. Then later in the day beginning at 6:00PM Elán Trotman will perform.

Bring all your friends, a picnic supper and your lawn chairs!
For full schedule see the Frankin Park Coalition's website.

Groovin' to Motown, Jul. 16

Join in a fantastic, mid-summer party featuring live Motown tunes (the band Soul Sound Revue), a Soul Train line, great food by City Fresh Foods and playful people. Our emcee will be Mr. Tito Jackson.

$100 prize for the BEST 1960-1979 costume!!

Live and silent auctions, cash bar hosted by MOD Liquors and Boston Beer and dessert donated by Carney Hospital.

Cost is $40 before or $45 at the door. >> Read More

Free Movie Nights at Sunset, Jul. 8

Thursday nights are family nights in Dorchester! Bring a blanket, chair and popcorn and enjoy a family movie under the stars.

This week's movie is set in the 50’s; a musical that narrates the love story of good girl Sandy and greaser Danny as high school social standards challenge their relationship.

The movies will begin at sunset at Pope John Paul II Park, Gallivan Blvd, Dorchester. >> Read More

“Opportunity for Community” Day, Jul. 10

The teen members of the Keystone Club invite their neighbors to stop by the
Marr Clubhouse (35 Deer Street) to support those in need in our community.

You will have the opportunity to:
** Donate Blood - The American Red Cross will be in attendance.
** Register to donate organs with the New England Organ Donor Bank.
** Register with the Caitlyn Raymond Bone Marrow Registry.
** Drop off items for our troops overseas (see partial list below).
** Pass in Canned Goods for a local Food Pantry.
** Donate books to be distributed to local non-profits.
** Drop off coins to be donated to a Dorchester Family Shelter. >> Read More

Wainwright Park Family Fun, Jul. 10

Food, Games, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Sports, Ice Cream Truck, and information about local youth programs.  Every Saturday until August 21st.  For ages 6-18.

All are welcome!! The event runs from 11:00AM to 4:00PM.

For more information, contact the St. Mark's Rectory at 617-825-2852 or  Parking is available at St. Mark School lot off Samoset Street

Wainwright Park is located between Welles Ave and Centre St, and Wainwright St and Melbourne St (known as Cronin Playground on google maps). >> Read More

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