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Rosalita's Puppets | June 26

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Join Rosalita's puppets on an undersea adventure! This marionette show brings you pirates, a mermaid, and all kinds of sea creatures! Part of Boston Public Library's "Every Hero Has a Story" summer campaign!


When: Friday, June 26th


Where: Lower Mills Library

27 Richmond Street, Dorchester

For more info: call the Lower Mills Branch at (617)298-7841

Dorchester Board of Trade B2B Event | June 30

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Please join the Dorchester Board of Trade at their LAST B2B event of the year! They will resume in September. 


When:Tuesday June 30 2015

5:30 -7:30 pm

Where: Elliot Physical Therapy

960 Morrisset Blvd, Dorchester

For more info: call 617-506-7210

Finding Your Story | June 18


Do you want to try your hand at creative writing, whether a novel, a short story, a personal essay, or a memoir, but aren’t sure where to get started? Have you written creatively before but need a boost to get back into it? In this class you will have one mission: to devote three hours of your day to creative writing. A supportive and generative experience for both new and practicing writers, this is an opportunity for anyone interested to generate new work and jumpstart your creativity.


When: Thursday, June 18th


Where: Fairmount Innovation Lab

584 Columbia Road, Dorchester

To register:

Greater Hartford Street Neighborhood Yard Sale | June 20

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GHSNA is hosting their first Neighborhood Yard Sale! ALL RESIDENTS MAY PARTICIPATE!!  LET’S MAKE THIS AN ANNUAL EVENT! The more, the merrier!  It will be more fun to do it as a group and we can make more money when folks see groups of yard sales in a neighborhood.  

Set up a table to show off your yard sale items in front of your own residence. (BTW: Selling food is not allowed because it requires a permit from the City.)

Reverend Jack has offered space in front of the Holy Family Parish Church. So you have the option of selling your items in front of your residence or on the church property.


When: Saturday, June 20th

Where: Streets include Chamblet Street, Hartford, Linguard, HalfMoon, Robinwood and Magnolia >> Read More

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park | July 14

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You're invited to the OPENING DAY of Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park! Playhouse in the Park will be every Tuesday through August 18th. Bring your lawn chair & lots of friends! Food trucks & vendors this year. Look for the ParkARTS stage behind White Stadium. Buses #16, 22, 29, 44. 

When: EVERY Tuesday until August 18th

July 14th - Opening Day!

11:00AM-   OrigiNation 

6:00PM-  E-Water Band 

Where: Pierpont Road, Roxbury

For more info: Call the Franklin Park Coalition at (617)442-4141

FREE Mother-Daughter Self Defense Class | June 17

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BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center is hosting a FREE Mother-Daughter Self-Defense workshop! For girls age 8-18, make sure your daughter knows how to protect herself in dangerous situations! This workshop includes basic self-defense strategies that will help young girls respond to a variety of unsafe situations.


When: Wednesday, June 17th


Where: BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center

1 Worrell Street, Dorchester MA

For more info/To RSVP: Call Lisa Zinck at (617)635-5150


Exercising in Your Community | June 25

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EXERCISING IN YOUR COMMUNITY Our meeting, facilitated by Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition, will review fitness opportunities you can look for in your neighbor-hood, best practices for how to get members of your community active, and give you the opportunity to exercise with a great group of people! FREE EVENT. DINNER PROVIDED.


When: Thursday, June 25th


Where: The Foley
249 River Street, Mattapan

For more info: Contact Jamiah Tappin. l 617-279-2240 ext 508

Community Meeting on Intervale Street | June 24

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The Department of Neighborhood Development and the Boston Parks and the Recreation Department invite the public to a joint meeting to discuss the future of the parcel and building located at 71-79 Intervale Street. Discussions will also be had regarding how the future of this parcel will effect the existing Children's Park playground.  Please join us for a discussion on the future of this existing project.  For further information, please call (617) 961-3019.


When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Where: BCYF - Grove Hall Community Center

51 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester 

For more info: contact Michael Kozu at 617.541.5451.x102  >> Read More

Community Meeting on "The Bubble" | June 16

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Join the City to discuss possible ideas for the former site known as, “The Bubble” (vacant lot at corner of Geneva Ave and Normandy St.). We want to hear your ideas!


When: Tuesday, June 16th


Where: Mother Caroline Academy

515 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester

For more info: contact Kaira Fox 617-635-3296

Artisanal Comedy at the Savin Bar & Kitchen | June 17

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Can't get enough of Artisanal Comedy! Don't worry, you don't have to!

Another night of hilarious fun returns to Savin Bar & Kitchen!

Premium quality, handmade comedy presented by Bethany Van Delft, with:

Lillian Devane

Jere Pilapil

Phoebe Angle

Terrence Pennington

Lori Strauss

Brian Longwell

Dan Boulger

Dan Schultz


When: Wednesday, June 17th


Where: Savin Bar & Kitchen

112 Savin Hill Ave, Dorchester


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