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Why Can't We Be Friends? Cookout & Yard Sale, Jun. 12

Friends of the Mattapan Branch Library are holidng their 4th annual "Why can't we be friends?" book, cookout, and yard sale at the Mattapan Branch Library from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Admission is $3 per child, $5 per adult, and $10 per family.

This includes a freshly prepared meal and a free book or magazine.

Music, Balloons, Raffles, Face Painting, and more! >> Read More

HawthoRNe I RUN THIS Wellness Tour, Jun. 10

Come join the HawthoRNe I RUN THIS Wellness Tour where you can receive:

-mini massages
-sip smoothies
-take photos
-enjoy one-on-one sessions with personal trainers
-participate in fitness classes.

It’s all FREE! The event is located at the Dorchester YMCA from 3:30 – 7:30 pm on Thursday, June 10, 2010. >> Read More

Vegetable Garden Basics, Jun. 12

Maximize your vegetable garden experience! Come to this great workshop on Saturday, June 12 at 2 PM at City Natives, 30 Edgewater Drive, Mattapan. Learn about soil building, plant spacing, water conservation and how to develop a garden schedule.

Get answers to:
What are the advantages to crop rotation?
What is succession planting?
How early and late in the season can you plant?

Mujeres Unidas en Accion's Community Fair, Jun. 12

Come to Mujeres Unidas en Accion's Community Fair this Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The fair will feature the following...
*Variety of Great Vendors
*A White Elephant Table
*Homemade Spanish Cuisine >> Read More

Bike Rodeo!, Jun. 12

Enjoy the Police District C-11’s Bike Rodeo this Saturday, June 12 from 10 AM to 2 PM. The Rodeo is especially for those ages 5 to 10.

*Children ages 4-12 years and parents welcome
*Safety info for kids and parents
*Bring your bike and helmet
*Fun bike games and agility test
*Cool bike helmets - FREE as supplies last!
*FREE raffle for 2 20" kids' bikes! >> Read More


Annual celebration of Dorchester's founding in 1630.

The Dorchester Day Parade along Dorchester Avenue is coming up on Sunday, June 6th.

The Parade starts at 1:00 p.m. in Lower Mills and travels 3.2 miles north on Dorchester Avenue ending at the intersection of Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue.

Volunteers still needed! Contact Gloria-Ann at 617-233-9177 or by email.. >> Read More

REACH Coalition Open House, Jun. 7

The Open House is a way to connect with others in the Boston area that are committed to social justice, anti-racism, community health and health equity. The Open House will be at the Codman Square Tech Center, 450 Washington St.

Stay after the Open House for the monthly Boston REACH Coalition meeting.

Dinner is served at 5:30pm and the meeting is from 6-8pm. >> Read More

7th Annual Project D.E.E.P. and The Blarney Stone 5K, Jun. 6

Support Project D.E.E.P. by running, donating or just viewing the 7th Annual Project D.E.E.P. and The Blarney Stone 5K Road Race on Sunday, June 6. Registration begins at 11:00 AM and the race starts at Noon.

This road race starts at the Blarney Stone Restaurant and travels along Dorchester Avenue heading towards the Carney Hospital and turns back to finish where it started. Profits from the race benefit Project D.E.E.P. >> Read More

Lower Mills Task Force Meeting, May 24

Boston Public Library officials are organizing a meeting for Monday, May 24, to form a task force to discuss the plans to close the Lower Mills Library. The meeting will be at 6:30 pm on Monday at Carney Hospital, in the president’s board room.

The meeting will discuss transitioning services from the library.

Open to the public.

Help support your local libraries and find out how you can be a part of the Lower Mills Library.

Community Meeting: Air and Health Study, May 26

South Boston/Dorchester

The Committee for Boston Public Housing, Inc. and Tufts University invite Dorchester residents to an important meeting regarding Interstate 95/Expressway’s effects on our health. Please attend this community meeting to learn about the Health and Air Pollution study in our neighborhood called: Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health (CAFEH).

When: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Continental breakfast and Registration 8:30am >> Read More

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