Spring Greens, Roots, and Shoots | April 18

the trustees gardening photo

April is the perfect time to seed fast-growing crops that thrive in cooler temperatures. We'll talk about the best varieties and demonstrate growing techniques for an early harvest. Come to this workshop!


When: Saturday, April 18

Where: City Natives

30 Edgewater Drive, Mattapan

Cost: FREE

To register, or for more info: visit


Workshops with 826 Boston | Feb 16-20

826 boston workshops calendar

826 Boston in Roxbury is hosting a handful of enriching workshops this month!

Tuesday February 17:

10:00am - 12:00pm Floating Islands, Buried Cities (ages 8-11) - The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is full of made-up worlds like Wonderland and Oz. Create your own imaginary place and tell the tale of your adventures. Leave with your own map!

1:00pm - 3:00pm Don’t Kill My Scribe (ages 11-14) - What inspires you to create? Your favorite park down the street? A song you can’t stop listening to? Using inspiration from your community, develop colorful characters and make them come to life through interactive theater games. No acting experience necessary!

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Kickoff to the 2014-2015 Green Entrepreneur Small Business Network

Have you been considering starting a GREEN or small business?

Are you ready to become a Massachusetts Entrepreneur?

Are you currently a small or GREEN business owner?


Would you like more information and assistance to grow your idea/business?

Come and learn more about our seminars/workshops and network with other entrepreneurs.

Free series of workshops and seminars for people interested in, or who already have, a GREEN or small business.
Help pick topics for the seminar series and network with potential clients; providers and partners.
Please register by emailing or call (617) 427-6293.

FCMS Business Networking Event | November 14

Thursday, Nov 14 Field's Corner Main Street's upcoming business marketing workshop! From 2-3:30pm, local business leader Carlos Vargas will talk about low-cost marketing tools that can help you grow your business.  
Location will be at the Dorchester House on 1353 Dorchester Avenue, in the Multi Purpose Room.
Please remember to: BRING A CARD!!! for the free raffle
To RSVP/ register for this FREE event call (617) 474-1432 by November 10. 

Sand Tray World Play | October 1

October 1st, Louis D. Brown Peace Institute & The Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery will be hosting their 2nd meeting.  This meeting will  focus on an alternative therapeutic practice in which people express themselves and their experiences through a natural, self-guided, self- healing process.

It will be held 5:30-7pm at the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, 1452 Dorchester Avenue, 3rd Floor, Fields Corner.

Next meetings are : >> Read More

What You Like | September 24

This first meeting is an introduction to the next four workshops - this one seeks to help you identify, plan and engage with people and activities which are helpful to you. >> Read More

College Preparation Workshop | Oct. 13

Leaders of Tomorrow (Boston Chapter) is hosting a College Application Process and Essay Workshp/Getting to College Workshop

Date: Saturday October 13th From 10am to 2pm

Where: Northeastern University - International Village 22 1155-75 Tremont St. Boston

For more infomation contact: Rabby Bristol or Gary Morton




Green Entrepreneur Small Business Network


Network for entrepreneurs and small business people. Monthly workshops/panels of small business experts provide information to help you improve your business/launch your business idea and networking time with other small business people. FREE!

September topic = Small Business Financing with U.S. Small Business Admin.; Eastern Bank; TDBank; Dorchester Bay EDC & more! Sept. 8, 10 AM - 12:30ish. Codman Sq. Library, 690 Washington St., Dorchester. RSVP to or Owen at 617-427-6293.

Grove Hall SBA Workshop Dec. 1

This event has been RESCHEDULED. It was originally scheduled for November 3rd, and is now going to be taking place on December 1st from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Grove Hall Branch is holding a FREE workshop designed to help prospective or current entrepreneurs gain better understanding of various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective and current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses. The session will focus on government contract opportunities. It is totally free and open to the public! Grove Hall Branch Library is located at 41 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester. For more information, visit the Grove Hall website at or call 617.427.3337.

Green Entrepreneur Small Business Forum, May 21

Business is greening! Join Green Neighbors and the Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. for a GREEN Entrepreneur Small Business Forum! Come to the Codman Square section of Dorchester on Saturday, May 21st, from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m. Talk to a panel of experienced GREEN and small business owners! Meet knowledgeable professionals who can help you move your business ideas from thought to action! Learn what you need to know about MBE/WBE, bank financing and programs with the SBA at our workshops! 

Seating is limited, you MUST pre-register. To register and for more information, contact Owen at (617) 427-6293 or You may also visit

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