Parade of Seniors | May 12

Enjoy food, entertainment, plenty of prizes and the company of peers. Open to all Dorchester Elders.

When: Thurs, May 12 12pm

Where: 55 Hallet Street Dorchester, MA 02124

Boston Park Advocates Summit | May 12

Learn about Community Preservation Act, newly endorsed by Mayor Walsh, and the resources and improvements it can bring to Boston Parks. Participate in special Imagine Boson 2030 visioning session about how we want to shape the city in coming decades.

When: Thurs, May 12 5:30pm-8:00pm

Where: Franklin Park Clubhouse, One Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA 02121

Please RSVP at


First Parish Dorchester Gala Benefit Dinner | May 7

The Gala Dinner in May is First Parish Dorchester's Annual Fundraiser to benefit the Meetinghouse Restoration & Mission of the congregation. Gather in the transformed Parish Hall, enjoying live jazz by local ensemble Muse Stew and a generous and varied buffet by TraNan Catering, both great friends of the congregation after so many years of working together. 

This year's ceremonial program focuses on our theme of "Peace through Education" will include remarks by our Interim Minister, Rev. Tricia Brennan, and the presentation of this year's Meetinghouse Award for Service to the Community to Mark Culliton, CEO of College Bound Dorchester.


When: May 7 ,  6 PM - 10 PM

Where: First Parish Dorchester, 10 Parish St, Dorchester 02122


Author Talk: Thanhha Lai | May 10

In honor of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, join Adams Street Branch as children’s author Thanhha Lai discusses her novel Inside Out & Back Again. The novel, which won numerous accolades including the National Book Award and the Newbery Honor Medal, is the story of a young girl in 1975 who, along with her family, leaves her home in Vietnam to start a new life in Alabama.

When: Tues, May 10, 2016, 12 – 1 P.M.

Where: Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122

Haitian Heritage Month at Haitian Multi Service Center | May 6

Catholic Charities Haitian Multi Service Center invites you to Celebration of Haitian Heritage Month. They will showcase Haitian culture, art, music, and culinary. Haitian Arts will be on display on that day at the center. 


When: Friday, May 6, 12:00pm-2:30pm

Where: 185 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02121

Please RSVP at

Open House on Healthy Aging | May 7

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center’s (HSNHC) upcoming Open House will be held on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM.  Each year HSNHC aims to host several events that empower community members with the necessary tools to manage and improve their personal care and the health of a loved one.  This year’s event will be centered around Healthy Aging with opening remarks from Mayor Marty Walsh.

They will have a panel of experts here to discuss Alzheimer/Dementia, Estate Planning and Nutrition/Exercise. This event is free and all are welcomed!

When: Saturday May 7, 2016 from 9:30AM -12PM

Where: Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center  632 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121


Dorchester Community Food Co-op Annual Meeting | May 4

All Are Welcome! Join the conversation at the Annual Meeting!

Shared Bounty: The transforming power of food businesses in building community  

  • Keynote Speaker: MA Senator Linda Dorcena Forry
  • Panelist: Glynn Lloyd, Managing Director, Boston Impact Initiative
  • Panelist: Cassandria Campbell, Owner, Fresh Food Generation

When: Wednesday, May 4th 6:30-8:30pm

Where: 1500 Dorchester Ave, Kit Clark Center

Light dinner provided. Childcare will be available.

Please RSVP


Paint: A Community Paint Party | April 30

4C ART Co presents Paint: A Community Paint Day. Join in as the community beautify the urban wild. 

When: April 30, 2016, 11am-1pm

Where: Urban Wild/Food Forest (located next to the Sustainability Guild) 260 Washington St

Divine High Tea Party | May 14

St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church Women, (E.C.W) cordially invites you to a "Devine High Tea Party".

Ladies and Gents come out and enjoy a fun and elegant evening as we dine on tea, finger sandwiches and other goodies. Hats & gloves for the ladies and bow ties for the gentlemen are encourages but not required. Bring along your favorite, unique tea cup & saucer. 

When: Sat, May 14, 4:00-8:00pm

Where: 42 Bailey St, Dorchester, MA

Are you sophisticated, fun, creative or playful? Show your personality with your favorite hat and you'll be eligible to win a special prize. 

Tickets are $12

For more information, please contact Carmen: 857-869-0498 or Joyce 617-469-4865

Senior Ball | May 20

Area B-3 9th Annual Senior Ball with dinner & dancing. For senior citizen 60+.

When: Friday, May 20 5:00-9:00pm

Where: Unity Sports Club, 10 Dunbar Ave Dorchester, MA


Please contact B-3 CSO office at 617-343-4717

for tickets & information. 

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