FREE Double Dutch Clinics

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a series of free Inner City Double Dutch Clinics for youngsters ages 9 to 18 at Building 4 of BCYF Madison Park Community Center in Roxbury. These free clinics provide instruction in the fundamentals of jumping rope and rope turning!


Sessions will be held from 2PM- 4:30 PM

on February 24, March 10 and 24, and April 7 and 14

Location: 55 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury

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Kid's Yoga | July 7

Join Adams Street Branch for a fun, action-packed session of children's yoga, followed by a story and craft. Space is limited, so please call to register. Recommended for preschool age and up. (617) 436-6900

When: Thurs, July 7, 2016, 10:30 – 11:30 A.M.

Where: Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library, 690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Reptiles | June 30

Children meet live animals and learn about amazing reptile characteristics.

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016, 4 – 5 P.M.

Where: Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library, 690 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Children's Story Hour: Stories by the Sea | June 16

Join Cindy of the Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library at Chill On Park for the June Children’s Story Hour: Stories by the Sea! Guests will enjoy a summer sample.

When: June 16,  6 PM - 7 PM

Where: Chill On Park, 142 Park St, Dorchester 02122

Preschool Films | June 3

An assortment of short films chosen for preschool age children will be shown. Groups are welcome.

When: Friday, June 3 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Lower Mills Branch , 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124


Children's Story Hour: Ouch Stories | May 26

Join Cindy of the Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library at Chill On Park for the May Children’s Story Hour: Ouch Stories!

Guests will first tour an ambulance vehicle, thanks to McCall Ambulance Service. Then head inside for stories and enjoy samples of chocolate and nut-covered banana pops!

Where: Chill on Park, 142 Park St, Dorchester 02122

When: May 26, 6pm

Homework Help 16

The Boston Public Libraries are looking for two homework helpers who have a 3.0 GPA Contact BPL.corg to learn more!


When: Oct 11th, 3:30-5:30pm

Where:  Various Locations, Adams, Codman Square, Fields Corner, Lower Mills, Mattapan, & Uphams Corner.

Fairy House Building Workshop | April 21

Once Upon A Time in Franklin Park..

  • Build houses using natural elements.
  • Explore nature and let your imagination run wild!
  • Wear your favorite fairy or elf costume. 
  • Face painting.
  • Bring your own bag lunch to picnic to the park. 
  • Story time with ReadBoston.
  • Visit Mass Hort Plantmobile.

When: Thurs, April 21 at 10am

Where: Schoolmaster Hill in Franklin Park, Dorchester, MA

Parking available in dirt lot on main park road at Circuit Drive &  Pierpont Road. 





3rd Annual Family Fun Day | May 14

All Dorchester Sports League in association with Propa City Community Outreach presents the 3rd annual Family Fun Day. Family Fun Day is designed to promote unity in the community among neighborhood. They strive to bring awareness to the business and resources available to all community members.

When: Saturday May 14th 10am -6pm

Where: 1565 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA, At Town Field in Fields Corner 

Admission: $5 for children $10 for adults

Give Kids a Smile | April 9

Join Codman Square Health Center for free dental services (educational, preventative & restorative). This is available for all children, from first tooth to 18 years old. No appointment is necessary.

When: Saturday April 9 from 9:00am-12:00pm 

Where: Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124

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