Bike Downtown for Free Burritos at City Hall! | April 24

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Join Dot  Bike for a morning ride downtown! Free registration is encouraged, but not required. We will meet in front of Ashmont Cycles at 6:45am for 7am departure or meet us along Dot Ave!

 

When: Friday, April 24th

6:45AM at Ashmont Cycles, or Fields Corner at 7:10am

Where: The trip will begin at Ashmont and continue all the way to City Hall!

to register: http://www.bostonbikes.org/events/bike-fridays/convoy-routes/

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1573808639541560

 

Flag Wars Screening | April 24

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This is one story about a community in Columbus, Ohio, undergoing gentrification and the inevitable clashes between residents.

Free screening and discussion on identity, community and gentrification at the historical Tent City. While Urban Renewal threatened to displace neighborhood residents in the South End, Tent City was born from the pitched tents protests in 1968. Today gentrification remains a persistent threat to our neighborhoods. Come share your thoughts and ideas on how we can prevent displacement.

 

When: Friday, April 24th

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Where: Tent City
130 Dartmouth Street, Boston

To RSVP: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zo8ptdjab&oeidk=a07eaticc7o67a5faef 

 

 

Jesus Christ Superstar | April 24 - May 3

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Fiddlehead Theatre Company Presents: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s

Jesus Christ Superstar! A rock opera for the ages!

Loosely based on the Gospels’ accounts of the last week of Jesus’ life,Jesus Christ Superstar is a timeless work set against the backdrop of extraordinary and universally-known series of events. Fiddlehead takes on a modern interpretation of this centuries-old story, creating a musical experience that resonates in today’s society. Performance tickets for Jesus Christ Superstar are $25-$45 each, special discounts available for Seniors, Students and Dorchester residents. Discounts for groups of 15 or more. 

 

When:  April 24-May 3, 2015

Friday, April 24, 8:00 pm

Saturday, April 25, 8:00 pm

Sunday, April 26, 2:00 pm

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Arbor Day Celebration | April 25

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Spend a day at Franklin Park! Participate in the Clean-Up event and then come party afterwards! Join the Arbor Day / Earth Day / Boston Shines volunteer celebration at the Playstead with food trucks, DJ Nomadik, and environmental speakers!

 

When: Saturday, April 25th

4:00PM-7:00PM

Where: Franklin Park Playstead

Playstead Road, Franklin Park

For more info: Call the Franklin Park Coalition at (617)442-4141 OR visit www.franklinparkcoalition.org

 

YMCA Healthy Kids Day | April 25

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Join the Dorchester YMCA for a day of fun and healthy activities! Healthy Kids Day is a day families and kids can celebrate being healthy together!

 

When: Saturday, April 25th

Where: Dorchester YMCA

776 Washington Street, Dorchester

For more info: http://ymcaboston.org/membership

 

Public Art Salon | March 14 - June 14

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The Public Art Salon is an ongoing initiative to design and build community-driven public art projects, facilitate relationships between the community and professional artists in and beyond Four Corners, and establish a weekly place for civic practice where we all come together to make and talk art, politics, and community.

The Public Art Salon is in its pilot session from March 14 – June 14. We are gathering to build Seats of Power: the 50-Foot Bench.

 

When: Every Saturday from 11am – 2pm

Where: Dorchester Arts Collaborative

157A Washington St. Dorchester

For more info: visit http://our4corners.co/category/the-public-art-salon/

Mass Audobon's Statewide Volunteering Day | April 25

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Join us for a day of family fun as we spruce up our trails and gardens and dive into other spring cleaning projects.

We can also provide a community service verification letter for your three hours of volunteering.

Bring a picnic lunch and spend time exploring (and enjoying) the sanctuary when the morning's work is done.

Project work at the BNC includes:

  • Butterfly Garden, Nature Nook, and Surrounding Landscaped Areas;
  • Boston Food Forest and Education Garden--Spring Cleanup and Planting;
  • Trail Maintenance.

When: Saturday, April 25th

9:00AM-12:00PM

Where: Boston Nature Center

500 Walk Hill St, Mattapan

To sign up: http://www.massaudubon.org/get-involved/volunteer/statewide-volunteer-day

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High Notes of Jazz Walking Tour | April 25

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Based on Discover Roxbury's 2012 oral history project*, this tour explores Lower Roxbury, the former center of Boston's jazz scene, home of Pullman Porters, and stomping ground for several people who would eventually become leaders in the Civil Rights Movement. *Research funded by MassHumanities.   
Notes: The tour travels along mostly flat, even ground. Available for private group tours. Meet at Ruggles Station, Tremont Street Staircase. 
 
 
When: Saturday, April 25th 
11:00AM-1:00PM
Where: Starts at Ruggles Station
 
 
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Franklin Park Spring Clean-Up | April 25

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Help the Franklin Park Coalition get ready for Spring! Pick up litter, remove invasives, maintain path! Stick around for Boston Shines/Earth Day Celebration afterwards!

 

When: Thursday, April 25th

1:00PM-6:00PM

Where: Franklin Park

For more info: Call FPC at (617)442-4141

 

A Baroque Duo | April 25

The New Yorker described Robert Mealy as “New York’s world-class early music violinist.”  Avi Stein is the associate organist and choirmaster at Trinity Church Wall Street in Manhattan and teaches continuo accompaniment and chamber music at the Juilliard School, and vocal repertoire at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and is the artistic director of the Helicon Foundation.  Come see this duo perform together in "A Baroque Duo"!

 

When: Saturday, April 25, 2015

3:00PM

Where: All Saints Church 208 Ashmont Street, Dorchester, MA >> Read More

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