Sock-making with Stitch House Dorchester | Feb 1, 8, and March 1

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Libby of the Stitch House Dorchester is teaching three different classes on how to make "waffle footsies." Learn how to make socks for yourself and others!


When: Sundays, February 1, 8, and March 1


Where: Stitch House Dorchester

Cost: $60

To Register: Call the Stitch House at (617) 265-8013 

Recycled Paper Workshop | Jan 29

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What will you create out of recycled paper? The opportunities are endless! Turn trash into treasure with instructor Ronni Komarow as she leads kids and adults in making masterpieces out of recycled paper!


When: Thursday, January 29th


Where: Uphams Corner Library

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

Questions:? Contact the Uphams Corner Library at (617)265-0139

Budgeting for a Better Life | Jan 27

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As part of the many workshops offered by the Boston Home Center and Citizens Bank, Budgeting for a Better Life will provide homebuyers with information on how to create a budget that is both livable and maintainable. 


When: Tuesday, January 27th


Where: Hyde Park Community Center

1179 River Street, Hyde Park

To register: visit or call (617)635-4663

Four Corners/Geneva Ave Community Workshop | Jan. 13

Four Corners, Geneva Ave, Community, Workshop

Please join us at a community Open House to share your recommendations for economic development. Jobs, Transit and Housing centered around the MBTA Four Corners/Geneva Ave Fairmount Line Station will be discussed.

We need your voice to help develop a vision for its future.

When: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Time:  6:00PM-8:00PM

Where: Holland Community Center
85 Olney Street, Dorchester


Early Literacy Parent Workshop | November 19

Literacy activities parents can do now to prepare their young child for the school years!
Tuesday, November 19th (5:30-7:30pm)
The workshop will be held at:
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester
1135 Dorchester Ave,
Dorchester, MA 02125
Dinner and childcare will be provided!
RSVP REQUIRED to Tuyen Nguyen at 617.740.2586 or

College Planning Workshop | November 12


Saving for college or want to save?

Is your student in 7th - 10th grade?


You are invited to a FREE 45 minute workshop to help plan for college. Get ideas, resources and a $20 gift card.

Tuesday November 12 at 5:30pm & 6:45pm at the Field's COrner Library Branch,(1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122)

Please RSVP and plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to complete the registration process. 

To register or to get more information please call 617.496.4688 ro email

Renew Boston Weatherize Landlord Workshop | November 12

Get satrted now before the new heating season starts!!

Tuesday November 12 from 6pm- 7:30pm at the Leahy-Holloran Community Center, 1 Worrell Street in Dorchester, Renew Boston will host a Weatherization Workshop.

Renew Boston offers many ways to  make your home more comfortable and affordable. Depending on what your household needs, you could qualify for:

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Solar for the whole planet: part II

Dr. Richard Komp ( & world renowned solar expert; inventor and teacher will show us ‘How to Assemble a PV module in the
’. This is a two-day hands-on training where we will build a solar
panel during the workshop. The solar panel will be donated to The Urban
Farming Institute for their Aquaculture project on Lindsey Street in
 Dorchester. Attendees will also receive a piece of EVA to encapsulate their
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Girls' LEAP Workshop Jan. 21

Girls' LEAP (Lifetime Empowerment & Awareness Program) Self-Defense workshop offers a safe and supportive environment for participants to develop the necessary skills to champion their own safety and well-being. This is a mother/daughter workshop for girls ages 8-14 and their mother or a significant woman in their life (aunt, teacher, mentor, etc.)
The workshop will be an introduction to basic self-defense and personal safety through verbal de-escalation and personal boundary setting skills, and will help families communicate more effectively around issues related to personal safety and self-confidence.

To register, please call 617.514.4285. The registration deadline for this workshop is Friday, January 13th. The workshop will be on Saturday, January 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Girls' LEAP, located at 197a Centre Street (formerly St. Mark's School) in Dorchester, MA 02124 the closest MBTA stop is Shawmut, and the cost of this workshop is FREE! Participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item that will be donated to a local food pantry. For more information, contact Tracey Westgate at 617.514.4285.

Check out the Girls' LEAP website at:

GFCAC Workshop Nov. 9

On November 9, Greater Four Corners Action Coalition will be hosting a Homeowners' Tenants Rights Workshop After Foreclosure. There will also be a discussion about Transit Justice after the Tenants Rights Discussion. The workshop will be presented in Spanish with English translation. It will be held at 378A Washington Street, Greenwood Memorial United Church in Dorchester at 5:45 p.m. For more information, please call 617.436.0289!

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