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Healthy Girls 102 Series | April 16-30

BCYF Perkins & BMC HealthNet in collaboration with BCYF G.I.R.L.S Initiative presents Healthy Girls 102 Series.

Workshops Topics:

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Nutrition
  • Fresh Scents
  • Zumba

Girls, ages 10-15 years old

Sign up today!

When: Saturdays 4/16-4/30, 12pm-2pm

Where: BCYF Perkins Community Center 155 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Questions: Contact Michelle.Brooks@boston.gov/617-635-5146

Paint Night | April 11

Paint Night. Come show off your artistic skills. Open to everyone. 

When: April 11,  2016 3-5pm

Where: BCYF Perkins Community Center,155 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Promoting Walkability: Creating Safe and Active Neighborhoods | April 5

Dates: 

April 5, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm, 9:00am refreshments

Location: 

Codman Square Health Center
Black Box Theater
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Instructors:  >> Read More

Finding the Rhythm of Your Money | April 7

Most Americans live pay check to pay check no matter how much they earn. It is not in how much we earn that determines our financial security, but in how much we keep. Everyone has the capacity to make profitable decisions. It is never too late to start to take control and create more security for yourself and your family.
Mamak Charepoo, Money Communications Speaker, takes the uncomfortable subject of money and creates simple steps to help others feel in control and empowered with their money.

In this interactive workshop participants will:

  • Learn the true foundation to following through with personal financial goals
  • Create a success map to motivate and inspire action
  • Learn 1 small change that will create a big impact in achieving greater wealth and security

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6 – 7:10 P.M. >> Read More

Carney Hospital Job Fair | April 6

The hospital is recruiting for a variety of positions including: Staff RN (ED, ICU, OR and Psych), CT Scan/X-Ray Techs, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Maintenance Mechanics, Mental Health Counselor positions and more.

They invite you to come for on-site interviews.

When: April 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where:  Carney Hospital Cafeteria (basement level of main building), 2100 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02124

Check out all available positions at www.steward.org/careers

Artisanal Comedy | March 31

Handmade, premium quality comedy. 

  • Alex the jester
  • Dan Boulger
  • Wes Hazard
  • John Baglio
  • Sarah Cronin
  • Anthony Scibelli
  • Terence Pennington
  • Jiayong Li
  • Special guest host KOFI THOMAS

“[Artisanal Comedy] has created a genuinely unique and awesome comedy show. Last night was so crazy good. Standups and storytellers with really different backgrounds.”

 

When: Thurs March 31 8pm

Where: Savin Bar and Kitchen, 112 Savin Hill Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02125

Tickets

The Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival | May 14

The 2016 Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival, co-coordinated by the Franklin Park Coalition and Discover Roxbury. Bring a kite or buy one in the park. Ride your bike to the festival or rent a bike from Boston Bikes. Bike tours of the park, food trucks, craft vendors and more..

When: Sat, May 14, 11am-4pm

Where: The Franklin Park Playstead

If you are interested in having a table or being a vendor at the event, please contact mail@franklinparkcoaltion with "2016 Kite & Bike Festival" in the Subject line.

Please contact mail@franklinparkcoalition or 617-442-4141 if you should have questions.

Trivia Night | March 30

The Friends of the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library and Ester present Trivia Night. Come help support the Lower Mills Branch Library to continue their learning opportunities and events for children and adults. 

When: Wed, March 30, 7-9pm

Where: Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Light snacks, raffle & trivia prizes. 

Tickets: $7 a person, $25 for teams of 4, $30 for teams of 6. 

Tickets are available at Ester: 617-698-2261

Who Was Oliver Optic? | April 2

Rediscover the lost works of Dorchester resident “Oliver Optic,” a.k.a. William T. Adams. In this hour-long talk, author Peter Walther will discuss Adams, a dearly beloved writer of popular juvenile during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the author of 126 books and over 1,000 stories. 

A practicing musician, Peter Walther is a member of the prestigious American Antiquarian Society and belongs to both the Elgar and the Donizetti Societies in England. He is also a reviewer for the North American Jules Verne Society.

This event is co-hosted by the Dorchester Historical Society.

When: Saturday, April 2 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Where: Fields Corner Branch, 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 02122

Funny Stories | April 21

Join the Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library at Chill On Park for the April Children's Story Hour: "Funny Stories"! 

Where: Chill On Park, 142 Park St, Dorchester, MA 02122

When: Thursday, April 21 at 6 PM - 7 PM

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