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Start off the New Year with Science & Magic, Jan 3

Free Entrance to the Museum of Science and Discounted Harry Potter: The Exhibition

In celebration of Mayor Menino’s inauguration, on Sunday, January 3 from 4-7pm residents of Boston will be given free admission to the Musuem of Science!

Participants will need to present identification confirming residency.

Also, special pricing for "Harry Potter: The Exhibition" will be available to Boston Residents. >> Read More

Experience The Dragon King, Dec 29

Venture under the sea this winter with a fantasy based on Chinese folklore. On Tuesday, December 29 the JFK Library and Museum brings Tanglewood Marionettes to present the play The Dragon King.

Journey with a wise grandmother to the bottom of the ocean as she seeks the Dragon King. Why has he forsaken the land above? Find out in this delightful story featuring sea creature marionettes.

The show starts at 10:30 am and seating is limited. >> Read More

Boston Bubble Guy, Dec 29

Need to entertain your kids during the holiday break? Check out the Boston Bubble Guy!

On Tuesday, December 29 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Fields Corner Branch Library (1520 Dorchester Ave) Mike will perform for all ages. Come see an interactive and exciting science show. Children will discover new facts about bubbles and be amazed by Mike's tricks. A fun and educational experience.

Receive the Gift of Health This Holiday Season

Starting this week H1N1 Flu Vaccines are now open to the general population at all Boston wide Free Flu Clinics.

Check out the Clinics this week in Dorchester:

Monday, Dec 21 to Thursday, Dec 24
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bowdoin Street Community Health Center
230 Bowdoin Street
Dorchester, MA >> Read More

All Saints Men & Boys Choir - Lessons and Carols, Dec 20

The Parish of All Saints, Ashmont Cordially invites you to attend A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols Sung by the Choir of Men & Boys. At four o’clock on Sunday, the 20th of December, 2009.

Readings and carols for the season, including works by Bach, Cleobury, Howells, Mendelssohn, Piccolo, Rutter, Willcocks, Wood, and others.

The Parish of All Saints
209 Ashmont Street,
Peabody Square, Dorchester, MA 02124 >> Read More

Holiday Gift Wrapping, Thru Dec 22

Are you one of those people who can't cut straight or tie a bow, or are you just too tired after shopping to wrap?

Let St. Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) help you! Bring your gifts down to Tavolo Ristorante, 1918 Dorchester Ave, in the Carruth Building at Ashmont Station. Relax, grab a bite to eat, or watch the game. For a small donation, SMAMS' elves will take care of all your wrapping headaches. Proceeds will benefit SMAMS' ongoing work to revitalize the St. Mark's Area business district. >> Read More

Strand Wonderland, Dec 19

Mayor Thomas M. Menino invites you to A Strand Wonderland with that special guest from the North Pole! This Saturday, December 19 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm the Strand Theatre will host this famous Boston holiday event.

There will be pictures with Santa, raffles, and gifts, performances, tree lighting, caroling and more!

Free & Open to the Public >> Read More

Still Need a Few Unique Christmas Gifts?, Dec 17

This Thursday, December 17th, there is a "Last Minute Shopping Party!" See all the handmade crafts and unique, one-of-a-kind gifts. The event is from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at 846 Dorchester Avenue.

Call (617) 265-8013 or visit www.stitchhousedorchester.com for more information.

The Stitch House is a full service Yarn Store with classes in Sewing, Quilting, Knitting, and Crocheting. Girls' night out and birthday parties also offered.

C-11 Christmas Party, Dec 17

The Area C-11 Police are doing their annual Christmas Party for the kids of the district who need a little help this Christmas. The party is on Thursday December 17th from 4:30 - 7:30 at the Vietnamese Center on Charles St. Santa and Mrs. Claus visit with the kids as well as a face painter, balloon magician and craft table. Each child receives a gift from Santa.

This party is by invitation only and you can get one from Officer Rorie or Officer Keany in the Community Service Office. If you are not registered, call 617-343-4524 to see if they still have room on their list. >> Read More

How to Choose the Right Mortgage, Dec 17

Need help purchasing a house?

This Thursday, December 17, the Uphams Corner Library is hosting a free seminar to give you the knowledge you'll need to choose the best mortgage. From 5:45pm to 7:15pm at 500 Columbia Road, Dorchester, come hear about a variety of mortgage products, those sponsored by federal and state government as well as special mortgage products available to first time buyers. Learn tips on preparing for a successful application process. Recommended for anyone interested in buying a home or refinancing an existing mortgage. >> Read More

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