Boston Youth Voice Mural Reception | August 3

Ashmont Grill & Future Boston will be hosting an artist reception to give Boston Youth Voice participants the space to display their aesthetic interpretation of : Boston Youth Dreams! All ages are welcome to this event and there will be appitizers served.


Where:  Ashmont Grill (555 Talbot Ave., Dorchester, MA 02124)

When:  Sunday, August 3rd from 3-5pm


For further info or to reserve tickets please visit:

Marionette Puppet Show Series | August 5

Children and parents will enjoy the entertaining puppet shows. Experience 
The unique charm of Rosalita’s Puppets - marionettes made by professional actor-puppeteer Charlotte Anne Dore. 

Where: Ronan Park 

When:  August 5, 11am

Back To School Celebration | August 28

The Salvation Army is having their 3rd Annual Back to School Celebration on August 28th from 1-6pm @ the Kroc Center!  BPHC has participated the past couple of years and it has been a lot of fun.  There are free backpacks, lots of energy around returning to school, and laughter.  We’re looking for a few volunteers to share about safety!  

Mayor Walsh Move Night | August 27

Mayor Walsh's move night is in Dorchester on August 27th at 7:45pm! The event will take place at Town Field Park and will be showing Monsters University.


When:  August 27th, 7:45pm 

Where:  Town Field Park

Free Meals For Kids & Teens

Come by and get a free meal or snack in Dorchester! The USDA food program for 2014 is giving free meals to teens and kids. No need to be enrolled in anything! Times and dates vary by site location. For further info visit click "summer meals" on the left side and find a site near you!

Codman Square Farmers' Market | Saturdays

The Codman Square Farmers' Market is starting on June 7 every Saturday until October 25 from 10am to 3pm! The market will set up at Codman Square Park (Corner of Washington Street & Talbot Ave). Don't miss out on fruit, veggies, bread, herbs, crafts, picnics, fresh fish, entertainment, food demos, walking groups and more! WIC, Senior Coupons, EBT, Debit Cards & Credit Cards are accepted! Save up to $10 when you use EBT! For more info, visit FACEBOOK or email

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park | July 15 to Aug 5

On every Tuesday from July 15 to August 5, free concerts will take place at 11am between the White Stadium and the Giraffe Entrance to the Zoo. Your kids won't want to sit still! So get up and dance to music including Hip-Hop, Step, Michael Jackson and more! Great for summer camps, families and child care programs also! Bring picnic lunches and spend the day playing in the park.

Individual Concerts:

(All ages welcome. Bring your lawn chairs, a picnic supper, and all your friends.)


July 15 at 6pm: Opening Night! Athene Wilson, best female jazz vocalist at the New England Urban Music Awards. You’ll love her style, her music and her voice! Perfect for a summer evening out in the park. >> Read More

T'ai Chi in Franklin Park | July 31

Join Master Heg in Franklin Park fro T'ai Chi! Bring a water bottle , wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Tai Chi will be held outdoors in Franklin Park each Thursday afternoon through the end of August, weather permitting. Look for us near the water fountain to the right of the clubhouse. Sessions will take place from 12:30pm until 1:30pm!

End of Time Performance | July 31

On July 31, Ashmont Hill Chamber Music will host a very special event. Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time will be performed by three time Grammy nominated clarinetist Todd Palmer, two time Grammy nominated violinist Jesse Mills,  pianist Rieko Aizawa from the Horszowski Trio, and cellist Julia Bruskin from the Claremont Trio. The pre-concert lecture goes from 6:30pm to 7:00pm. The concert starts at 7:00pm and finishes around 9:00pm. This performance will take place at First Parish (535 Canton Ave in Milton). Tickets available HERE. For more info, please call 617-680-7542 or email

Soul City Band

At Dorchester Park on Thursday, July 31 with the Soul City Band. The show starts at 7 p.m. and is free. The stage will be located on the Adams Street side of the park in the “bowl” baseball field. For more information or a full schedule of events, call 617-635-4505 or visit the Parks Department online at cityofboston/parks

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