Trivia Night | March 30

The Friends of the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library and Ester present Trivia Night. Come help support the Lower Mills Branch Library to continue their learning opportunities and events for children and adults. 

When: Wed, March 30, 7-9pm

Where: Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Light snacks, raffle & trivia prizes. 

Tickets: $7 a person, $25 for teams of 4, $30 for teams of 6. 

Tickets are available at Ester: 617-698-2261

Who Was Oliver Optic? | April 2

Rediscover the lost works of Dorchester resident “Oliver Optic,” a.k.a. William T. Adams. In this hour-long talk, author Peter Walther will discuss Adams, a dearly beloved writer of popular juvenile during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the author of 126 books and over 1,000 stories. 

A practicing musician, Peter Walther is a member of the prestigious American Antiquarian Society and belongs to both the Elgar and the Donizetti Societies in England. He is also a reviewer for the North American Jules Verne Society.

This event is co-hosted by the Dorchester Historical Society.

When: Saturday, April 2 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Where: Fields Corner Branch, 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 02122

Funny Stories | April 21

Join the Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library at Chill On Park for the April Children's Story Hour: "Funny Stories"! 

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

When: Thursday, April 21 at 6 PM - 7 PM

Black Girls Code Boston Meet & Greet Kickoff | April 2

You are Cordially Invited to the Black Girls CODE Boston Meet & Greet Kickoff. 

  • Learn more about the mission and model of Black Girls CODE
  • Participate in a mini robot demonstration
  • Explore 2016 Boston program offerings and calendar
  • Register a young lady for a workshop or sign up to volunteer
  • Network and mingle over light refreshments
  • Watch a short video featuring Founder and Executive Director Kimberly Bryant

Where: Lena Park Community Development Center
150 American Legion Highway 
Dorchester, MA 02124

When: Saturday, April 2, 2016, 1pm

Adults and children are welcome!

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Volley Against Violence | March 25

Join the Boston Police Tennis Program for a special night at Volley Against Violence.

Tennis, Fruit & Pizza, Family Fun & Fitness

NBC's "The Today Show" will be filming during the program, and they look forward to having as many youth & adylt participants as possible!

When: Friday, March 25 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Sportsmens's Tennis & Enrichment Center, 950 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester, MA


Boston Ballet at the Strand Theatre | April 8

The Boston Ballet’s Department of Education & Community Initiatives is thrilled to present the 7th annual performance of Boston Ballet at the Strand Theater!

Boston Ballet’s annual performance features an exciting repertoire that includes selections from their season and original works performed by Boston Ballet’s company, Boston Ballet II, Boston Ballet School, and students in the Department of Education and Community Initiatives.
Tickets are ONLY $10 and include entrance to an interactive pre-show event. This is always a great event for families and a unique opportunity to rethink ballet and see what the Boston Ballet has to offer!

When: Friday, April 8th

Where: Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd Uphams Corner, Dorchester >> Read More

Dorchester Park Easter Egg Hunt | March 26

Join RTN and the Dorchester Lower Mills Community for the Dorchester Park Easter Egg Hunt. Get your picture with the Easter bunny! 

When: Sat, March 26 10:00am (Rain or Shine)

Where: Dorchester Park 2180 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124

RTN Staff will take your photo with the Easter bunny when the egg hunt is over. Look for their table near the tennis courts. 

Sip and Shop after Dark | March 25

Boston & Vicinity Club presents " Sip and Shop after Dark". Be one of the first to shop and view products from various businesses! Catch up with B&V and friends, sip a drink, grab a nibble and meet local Stylist, Chefs, Service Providers and Business owners! Bring a friend- all are welcome!


When: Friday, March 25, 2016 at 6:30 to 9:45pm 

Where: Dot 2Dot Cafe,  1739 Dorchester Avenue

Rsvp: or 617.954.5244

Coping with Early Memory Loss | March 28

The workshop is for those recently diagnosed with memory loss, their families and friends. It’s designed to help participants better understand diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, frontal-temporal dementia and related disorders. The discussion will cover resources and medical and non-medical treatments for those with memory loss. To register or for more information call 800.272.3900.

When: Monday, March 28, 2016, 10:00am-12:00pm

Where: Fields Corner Branch of Boston Public Library, 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester.

Savin Hill Little Kids Easter Egg Hunt | March 19

Savin Hill Little Kids Easter Egg Hunt. An event for children 5 and under (siblings welcome). Special Guests...The Easter Bunny! The Bubble Guy! Baby Farm Animals!

When: Saturday, March 19 at 2:45 pm, Hunt starts at 3 pm.

Where: Savin Hill Park, Grampian Way, Dorchester MA 02125 , Gather in the tennis courts. 

**They are relying on donations, they cannot ensure peanut/tree nut free candy. If you are a parent to an allergy kid, please bring a few small pieces of candy to supplement. The Easter eggs (1500!) will be filled with stickers and different types of small candy.**

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