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Boston Bowl Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Nov 7

This Saturday, Nov 7 from 11:00am to 7:00pm at Boston Bowl, Dorchester, MA...

Boston Bowl!
If we were alive in 1959, you better believe we would have spent my Saturday nights — post sock hop, of course — rolling strikes in my full skirt and letter jacket at Boston Bowl. Boston Bowl turns 50 this year, and to celebrate, the Dorchester alley and brewery is rolling back its prices to match 1959 prices on Saturday. >> Read More

Choices Make Changes, Dec 2

On Wednesday, December 2, there will be a workshop on Community Change at The Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St, Dorchester, MA 02124 called "Choices Make Changes."

*A Community Call to Action*
Get involved and change Gun Violence, Obesity, and Substance Abuse in our community

There will be Free Food and Childcare

For more information contact: Bill at Codman Square Health Council: 617.822.8189 or Chrasandra at Boston Alliance for Community Health 617.279.2277.

Sponsored by: The Boston Public Health Commission and The Boston Alliance for Community Health

Green Perspectives Community Forum, Nov 10

On Tuesday, Nov 10, join in the coversation about the environment as it relates to your health and wealth. There will be a Green Perspectives Community Forum at the Codman Square Tech Center on 450 Washington Street from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.

There will be Workshops on:

-What is all this green talk? And why should I care?
-Green Jobs/Business Training and Recruitment >> Read More

A Trip to Nowhere, Film Premier, Nov 8

This Sunday, Nov 8th from 3pm to 5:30pm at the Lipke Auditorium-Science Center (100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester)

The Harbor Gallery Presents: A Trip to Nowhere-True Stories of a Secret History
November 5th through the 27th 2009

Film Premier Sunday, November 8th
Lipke Auditorium-Science Center 2nd Floor, 3:00 pm
Reception Immediately Following

Written, Directed & Illustrated by Shannon Hart-Reed

Co-Produced by
Grazyna Balut Ostrom

For gallery hours and additional film viewings please visit

Lead Action Collaborative Annual Meeting, Nov 2

On Monday November 2, you are invited to attend the Lead Action Collaborative’s Annual Meeting, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Keynote speaker: Patrick MacRoy from the Alliance for Healthy Homes in Washington, D.C.
Light refreshments served. >> Read More

Martinis on the Avenue Fundraiser!, Oct 29

On Thursday, October 29, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm there will be the return of the fifth annual Martinis on the Avenue! Try out the new Halloween-tini, and support St Marks Area Main Street (SMAMS) and Fields Corner Main Street as they revitalize our Dot Ave business districts.

To add to the fun and get warmed up for Halloween, come in costume for a chance at a great prize!

Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Admission includes the Blarney's great hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and a live auction.

For more info on the event, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities, please call the SMAMS office at 617-825-3846.

Trick-Or-Treat Canned Food Drive, Oct 31 Help our Food Pantries

This Halloween the Dorchester Youth Council will hit the streets for their 7th Annual Trick-or-Treat Canned Drive. The Youth Council has collected thousands of cans from Melville Park in the past and we have extended the invitation this year to the Ashmont Hill and Fields Corner neighborhoods. We will need volunteers to donate both time and canned goods to make this year just as successful. >> Read More

Tour de Graves, Oct 31

MassBike spins Tour de Graves Saturday Oct 31st 9:30 am till 11:30 am.

In honor of Halloween, a tour of some of the Boston area’s historic cemeteries:
The tour will begin at the Old Cambridge Burying Ground at the corner of Garden Street and Mass Ave in Harvard Square. >> Read More

Trick or Tweet for UNICEF, Oct 27

On Tuesday, October 27 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm join in on the Trick or Tweet at the Tavolo Resturant (1918 Dorchester Ave). >> Read More

DotBike Public Art Ride, Oct 24

DotBike Public Art Ride takes place this Saturday Oct 24th at 10 a.m. Meet (with your bike) in Codman Square in front of Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St, 02124 to view outdoor public art in our neighborhood.

The ride is relaxed paced and about 8 miles with several brief stops. This year's route will be similar to last year's although new twists, turns and art may appear. We’ll also be pointing out locations of studios that will be open from noon to five for Dorchester Open Studios happening on Saturday and on Sunday.

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