Clap Innovation School Hosts Benefit Concert Feb. 10

Clap Innovation School will be hosting an evening with world-renowned and champion fiddler Hanneke Cassel at the Carpenters Center, located at 750 Dorchester Ave. The evening will open with a social hour at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets will be limited for this event, and are $20.00, available through Roger Clap Innovation School. For more information about this event, please read the flier attached below, or call Roger Clap Innovation School at 617.635.8672. All proceeds will benefit the Roger Clap Innovation School and its students!

17th Annual Rebuilding Together Comedy Night! March 8

Spend the evening laughing with Mistress of Ceremonies Susan Wornick, WCVB-TV, and Boston's BEST comedians, and support RTB's efforts to rebuild the houses and lives of Boston's low income homeowners. Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities.

Enjoy Charity, cocktails and comedy on Tuesday, March 8th. Doors will open at :30 p.m. and comedy will start at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at Nick's Comedy Stop, 100 Warrenton Street in Boston. Tickets are $30.00, and will include a great auction and more! For more information, check out the event's details and reserve tickets here.

Boston City Singers 2nd Annual Gala | March 30

Boston City Singers will be hosting their second annual Global Voices GALA to benefit the young voices of Boston City Singers. The Gala will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 from 6:30 to 10:30 at Venezia on the Waterfront in Dorchester. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and an auction in benefit to a great cause! Tickets are $120 a person and $79 for a companion. To buy tickets, visit the event page online here:

Cupid Splash @ Malibu Beach March 24

Malibu Beach in Dorchester , and 6 other locations in Boston, will be the site of a "cupid splash" on March 24 to benefit Save The Harbor / Save The Bay!

At 12 noon, "cupids" will dash and splash in the water to demonstrate their commitment to a clean Boston Harbor and to support their beach. Immediately following the splash, participants and their fans and friends will adjourn to a local pub – to warm up, eat lunch, and relax with a Harpoon beer. The first 2 beers for each participating “cupid” is on Save The Harbor / Save The Bay!

For more information about the Cupid Splash, visit their website here.

Cupid Splash Kick-Off @ Harpoon Brewery Feb. 1

Meet at Harpoon Brewery on Wednesday, February 1st at 6:00 p.m. for the 2nd Annual Cupid Splash kick-off party! The Annual Cupid Splash, sponsored by Save The Harbor / Save The Bay, will be held at the BCYF Curley Community Center on March 24, and at 7 other locations throughout Boston, including Tenean Beach in Dorchester. Participants raise funds to support Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and its Better Beaches program. Participants are encouraged to sport their finest “cupid” attire!

Make plans to attend this event! To RSVP, email Michelle Palermino at palermino [at] Check out the 2012 Cupid Splash website at! For directions to the brewery, check out the Harpoon Brewery online.

Sk8 For Haiti Jan. 13 & 14

This MLK weekend, join Groovement for the first annual Sk8 for Haiti event, taking place Friday, January 13, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, January 14th, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Matenwa Community Learning Center located in Lagonav, Haiti. "Sk8 for Matenwa" will be a 2 day skate benefit where a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Matenwa Community Learning Center. will be taking place at 11 Rhoades St. Suite 15 (Between Blue Hill Ave. and Frontenac Street) in Mattapan, 02124. Admission is $10 a person and on a first come first served basis. For more info, email pierre.actionnaire [at]

Jean-Claude Sanon Birthday / Fundraiser Event Jan. 15

The Haitian American Media and Restaurant Network will be hosting a celebration and fundraiser for Jean-Claude Sanon! Jean-Claude Sanon has worked tirelessly for over 30 years to improve access to social, economic, and legal services within the Boston community. The event will also mark Jean-Claude's campaign kickoff for a city council position. On Sunday, January 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. celebrate at Sant Belvi (Haitian American Adult Day Care) located at 6 Frontenac Street off Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester, MA 02124. For more information, please call 339.645.4849.

1st Annual Leahy Holloran Polar Bear Plunge, Jan. 1


In memory of Brian Leahy, the Leahy Holloran Community Center will be hosting their 1st Annual Polar Bear Plunge! Startoff the New Year with a very chilly swim at the beach. On Sunday, January 1, 2012 (New Year's Day) the plunge will happen at 4:00pm at Tenean Beach, Neponset. $25 admission will include a pancake breakfast, and the first 50 people registered will receive a Polar Bear Plunge Hooded Sweatshirt! For more information see flyer attachment below or contact Craig Galvin at 617.947.6424.

The event will be sponsored by: Phillips Candy House, Ramada Inn, Carney Hospital, Team Sully Mac, Freeport Tavern, Boston Bowl, Deadwood Cafe, Comfort Inn and Local 103. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Leahy Holloran Community Center.

Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center Gala Jan. 6

Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center is once again preparing for an evening of thanks, recognition, and celebration! The Annual Gala for Kids & Community will be held at The Lantana in Randolph, MA on Friday, January 6. At 6:00 p.m. The reception and Silent Auction will be held, and at 7:00 p.m. there will be an awards dinner, music, and dancing! This is a fundraiser for STEC - tickets are $75. A limited number of Tables of 8 are available at $500. For more information, contact STEC at 617.288.9092 or email Toni Wiley.

Tavolo's Pasta Tour to Benefit ANS Dec. 7, 14

Tavolo will be hosting a Pasta Tour of Italy to benefit Ashmont Nursery School! On December 7, Tavolo's Pasta Tour will feature Sardegna, and on December 14, Basilicata. The dinner is $25, and $5 dollars will be donated towards Ashmont Nursery School - a parent-run cooperative dedicated to fostering exploration, play, and the lifelong love of learning. Join Chris Douglass and Nuno Alves on a tour of Italy by way of delicious three course meals from different regions of the country! For more information about Tavolo and Ashmont Nursery School, check out their websites:

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