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Homework Help | Nov 24

Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends,

Locations: Adams Street Branch, Uphams Corner Branch, Codman Square Branch, Fields Corner Branch & Lower Mills Branch. 

When: Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 3:30 – 5:30 P.M.

Disney Pixar Film Series | Nov 20

Enjoy a Disney/Pixar movie on the big screen. 

Audience : Children (Ages 0-5), Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Families

When: November 20, 2015, 10 – 11:50 A.M.

Where: Lower Mills Branch, 27 Richmond Libaray, Dorchester, MA 02124

Large groups must register at 617-298-7841.



Fall Festival | Nov 21

 The Food Project’s annual late fall farmers market, featuring cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, food, and more! Purchase winter squash, salad greens, winter greens, and root vegetables grown locally. EBT/SNAP, cash, credit, and debit accepted.

Children’s activities will be hands-on, seasonal, and appropriate for a range of age groups. There will be giveaway bags for the first 40 kids in the door.

When: Saturday, November 21 11 a.m.–2 p.m

Where: The Dudley Greenhouse 11 Brook Ave., Roxbury


Can’t make it on November 21? You can purchase your fall veggies without the festivities at our early-bird farmers market on Friday, November 20 from 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Ashmont/Peabody Square Pop-Up Holiday Market | Nov 28

Celebrate the season in Ashmont Station/Peabody Square at a pop-up holiday market! Holiday music will fill the air as you shop the market stands:  >> Read More

Annual Peabody Square Tree Lighting | Nov 28

After the pop-up holiday market, light the Peabody Square Holiday Tree with Santa, Mayor Marty Walsh, and other special guests on Ashmont Station Plaza. Feel free to bring an ornament to add to adorn the tree!

When: Sat Nov 28 7:00 p.m.

Where: Ashmont Train Station/Peabody Square

Refreshments and Holiday Songs with guests from Boston City Singers. Senator Linda Dorcena Forry has graciously agreed to be our Mistress of Ceremonies! >> Read More

Ornament Making Workshops | Nov 17-19 & 24

Create an ornament to hang from the Fields Corner community tree. Local artist Leslie MacWeeney will join in to guide participants in the creation of the ornaments. 

Dates & Times:

Tuesday, November 17, 5:30-6:30pm

Wednesday, November 18, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Thursday, November 19, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Tuesday, November 24,  5:30pm-6:30pm


Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library

1530 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA


Registration is suggested

Open to ALL ages. 

Contact number: 617-436-2155

November Story Hour | Nov 19

Join the Fields Corner Library and Chill on Park for the Folk Tales for Fall Story Hour. Taste of homemade ice cream pie, jelly roll ice cream treats, hot chocolate, hot caramel apple cider,  & delicious pecan squares. 


When: Thursday, November 19 6-7pm

Where: Chill on Park 142 Park St, Dorchester


St. Brendan School Turkey Shoot | Nov 21

St. Brendan School presents The Turkey Shoot. 50/50 Raffle, Gift Certificates, Complete Turkey Dinner, Scratch Tickets, Turkeys Bottles of holiday cheer, …And much more! 

When: NOV 21, 2015 at 7pm

Where: St. Brendan Parish • 589 Gallivan Boulevard , Dorchester, MA

Adults only

$5 Admission

Cash Bar

All proceeds go to the students of St. Brendan's School

Holiday Cornucopia Event | Nov 18

Snapchef is very excited to be cooking up change in the neighborhood. The Snapchef Foundation will host a #500X500 Holiday Cornucopia Event providing 500 individuals the opportunity to enjoy a holiday meal that is healthy, nutritious and affordable. 

Their goal is to feed 500 hungry and potentially malnourished individuals. 
When:  November 18th from 3-5 p.m.

Where: 420 Washington Street Dorchester

The event is free to those attending and is being sponsored by Snapchef.

Please reach out to Mandy with questions or to  to RSVP

Midweek Matinee: Free Birds | Nov 18

Come watch Free Birds. This movie is about two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks who put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to get turkey off the holiday menu for good. 

When: Wedmesday Nov 18 2:30pm-4:30pm

Where: Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122




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