Dorchester House Multi-Service Center

Dorchester House Water Aerobics | Jan. 23 to Feb. 14

The Dorchester House Multi-Service Center is hosting a Water Aerobics class for adults. This 4 week course will begin on January 23 and end on Febuary 14. The morning classes will go from 9am to 10am and the evening classes will go from 7pm to 8pm. Lessons are 60 minutes long. Sign up dates are Monday-Friday from 12:00pm to 6:30pm starting on January 8. Participants will be registered on a first come first serve basis. Registration costs $35 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, call 617-740-2234 or email

Water Aerobics Class for Adults | Jan 23

Dorchester House Pool

What: Adult Water Aerobics Classes are available for ages 18 & up.

Who: DotWell offers an accredited 4-week Adult Water Aerobics Program

Program cost: $35.00 for members; $40.00 for non-members.

Payment must be paid in full at time of registration. There are no refunds for classes missed, late, or unattended for any reason. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

When:Classes will begin on Wednesday January 23, 2013 and end February 14, 2013. There are two classes to choose from; the morning class is from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. The evening class is from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lessons are 60 minutes long and run for 4 weeks per session.

Where: Dorchester House Multi-Service Center Pool  >> Read More

Job Readiness Workshop | Jan. 23, 30 + Feb. 6


Don't miss the Job Readiness Workshop provided by Dorchester House! This three-session workshopw ill cover the job search process, specifically:

  • Writing a resume, cover letter, and thank you letter
  • Applying to jobs electronically
  • Interviewing
  • Networking
  • Acquiring References
  • Building confidence

The workshop will take place on Jan 23, Jan 30 and Feb 6 from 9am to 11am at 1353 Dorchester Ave. For more info, email or call 617-740-2572.


Masquer-Aid Ball | Oct. 26

On Friday, October 26, Dorchester House presents the second annual Masquer-Aid Ball! The ball will take place at the Venezia Waterfront Restaurant from 7pm to 11pm. All proceeds will go directly towards the swimming facility. To view highlights from last year's ball, click HERE. For information about tickets, visit For more general info, contact or 617-740-2504.

Dorchester House Senior Luncheon | August 14

Dorchester House Multi-Service Center will be hosting another Seniors' Luncheon! The event will take place from 11:30am to 1:00pm. This free event will take place at 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA. For more information or to RSVP, contact Mary Truong at 617-740-2419 or by email at

Real Talk: Love & Limits | August 29

Are you a guardian, parent or grandparent of a young child? Attend Real Talk for dinner and to learn some positive ways to discipline a young child. The meeting will go from 6pm to 8pm on August 29 at 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122. Please RSVP by August 24 to 617-740-2572 or For more info, see the attached flyer.


Community Health Dialogue | June 20

The Dorchester House Multi-Service Center (1353 Dorchester Avenue) will host a community dialogue on June 20th from 5:30 - 8:00PM to discuss health issues affecting our neighborhood. Last year's dialogue focused on Asthma and Obesity, and this year's discussion will begin with a report back on those issues and continue on to future steps. There will be a light dinner served and interpretations available for those that speak Vietnamese and Spanish.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Mary Truong, External Relations Director, at 617.740.2419 or   

Early Words for Early Birds | June 7

Early Words for Early Birds: Stories and Singing for Infants, Toddlers and their Families
Literacy activities parents can do now to prepare their young child for the school years!
Join ReadBoston for this FREE event.
Dinner will be provided. Parents will receive a selection of new children’s books and other literacy materials.
WHEN: Thursday, June 7th, 2012 @ 5-7:00 pm                        

WHERE: Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
             1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester >> Read More

Boston Public Schools Community Meeting with John Connolly | May 14

CALLING ALL BPS FAMILIES: Do You Have Questions, Concerns, or Ideas About the BPS Student Assignment Process or the BPS Experience? City Councilor John Connolly wants to hear from you!!
Monday, May 14th, 2012
6 pm – 8 pm
Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
1353 Dorchester Avenue
For more information or to RSVP contact:
* Marika Michelangelo @ 617-740-2572 *
* Ayesha Rodriguez @ 617-442-9670 ext. 240 *
* Katy Gobiel @ 617-522-0881 *

Change in the Air, March 28

Are you interested in breathing cleaner air and preventing asthma? You are invited to attend a community forum concerning the change in Boston's air quality with National Environmental Health Official Linda Birnbaum, PhD and local panelists. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the forum will be from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center, located at 1353 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester. Light refreshments will be available! The event is sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health - NIEHS Center for Environmental Health. See press release and flyer attachments below. >> Read More

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