Voiceless Fathers | April 16

Voiceless Fathers, Not all dads are deadbeats! Sponsered by Consciously Exposed. Free Admission, Free Food, & Free Parking. 

When: Saturday, April 16th, 2016,  5:30pm-8:30pm

Where: St. Katharine Drexel Hall, 517 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121


To RSVP: Call/Text or Email 617-388-5659,

Boston Building Trades' Veterans & Military Families Benefits Expo | April 16

Multiple organizations will be on hand to talk to veterans and military service members about education, financial planning, and healthcare resources. Veteran Benefit Administration and state Veteran Service Officers will be available for veterans to apply for federal and state disability compensation and other benefits. 

Vendors will include representatives from the federal Department of Veterans Affairs, the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services and the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea, the Massachusetts Veterans Officers Association , other Massachusetts State Offices, Educational Institutions and Non-Profits.  


When: Sat, April 16 10:00am-2:00pm

Where: 256 Freeport Street Dorchester, MA 02122

For more information  or to RSVP contact: Keith Jermyn at

DotHouse Health Community Forum | April 28

Join DotHouse to discuss the health & well being of the community and together shape the future of the neighborhood's heartbeat. Light dinner/snacks, Children welcome, community raffle

When: April 28, 5:30-7:30pm

Where: DotHouse Health, 1353 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA, Multipurpose Room

Call 617-740-2363


Healthy Girls 102 Series | April 16-30

BCYF Perkins & BMC HealthNet in collaboration with BCYF G.I.R.L.S Initiative presents Healthy Girls 102 Series.

Workshops Topics:

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Nutrition
  • Fresh Scents
  • Zumba

Girls, ages 10-15 years old

Sign up today!

When: Saturdays 4/16-4/30, 12pm-2pm

Where: BCYF Perkins Community Center 155 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Questions: Contact

Paint Night | April 11

Paint Night. Come show off your artistic skills. Open to everyone. 

When: April 11,  2016 3-5pm

Where: BCYF Perkins Community Center,155 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Promoting Walkability: Creating Safe and Active Neighborhoods | April 5


April 5, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm, 9:00am refreshments


Codman Square Health Center
Black Box Theater
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Instructors:  >> Read More

Finding the Rhythm of Your Money | April 7

Most Americans live pay check to pay check no matter how much they earn. It is not in how much we earn that determines our financial security, but in how much we keep. Everyone has the capacity to make profitable decisions. It is never too late to start to take control and create more security for yourself and your family.
Mamak Charepoo, Money Communications Speaker, takes the uncomfortable subject of money and creates simple steps to help others feel in control and empowered with their money.

In this interactive workshop participants will:

  • Learn the true foundation to following through with personal financial goals
  • Create a success map to motivate and inspire action
  • Learn 1 small change that will create a big impact in achieving greater wealth and security

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6 – 7:10 P.M. >> Read More

Carney Hospital Job Fair | April 6

The hospital is recruiting for a variety of positions including: Staff RN (ED, ICU, OR and Psych), CT Scan/X-Ray Techs, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Maintenance Mechanics, Mental Health Counselor positions and more.

They invite you to come for on-site interviews.

When: April 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where:  Carney Hospital Cafeteria (basement level of main building), 2100 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02124

Check out all available positions at

Artisanal Comedy | March 31

Handmade, premium quality comedy. 

  • Alex the jester
  • Dan Boulger
  • Wes Hazard
  • John Baglio
  • Sarah Cronin
  • Anthony Scibelli
  • Terence Pennington
  • Jiayong Li
  • Special guest host KOFI THOMAS

“[Artisanal Comedy] has created a genuinely unique and awesome comedy show. Last night was so crazy good. Standups and storytellers with really different backgrounds.”


When: Thurs March 31 8pm

Where: Savin Bar and Kitchen, 112 Savin Hill Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02125


The Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival | May 14

The 2016 Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival, co-coordinated by the Franklin Park Coalition and Discover Roxbury. Bring a kite or buy one in the park. Ride your bike to the festival or rent a bike from Boston Bikes. Bike tours of the park, food trucks, craft vendors and more..

When: Sat, May 14, 11am-4pm

Where: The Franklin Park Playstead

If you are interested in having a table or being a vendor at the event, please contact mail@franklinparkcoaltion with "2016 Kite & Bike Festival" in the Subject line.

Please contact mail@franklinparkcoalition or 617-442-4141 if you should have questions.

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