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Express Yourself/Black History Month | February 6

Thursday, February 6, 2014, between 4-5pm the Codman Sq Library Branch (located at 690 Washington St.) in Dorchester, will host an Express Yourself/Black History Month

What does Black History mean to you? What does it mean today? What does it mean for previous generations? Share your story with your friends and local activists/writers in lively conversation or express yourself in poetry or prose to read aloud.

This event is free and is open to teens ages 13-18

Oscars on the Avenue | March 2

Join St. Mark's Area Main Street Sunday, March 2 at 7pm,on the red carpet for a fabulous evening of delicious food, great friends, and LOTS of fun as we celebrate the Academy Awards!

Sunday, March 2, marks the return of Oscars on the Avenue – SMAMS’ biggest fundraiser of the year. This community celebration of the Academy Awards will feature delicious Tavolo hors d’oeuvres, our own “Joan Rivers” and awards, a fantastic auction, and more!

Tickets are $75 in advance (until 5:00pm Feb. 28) and $90 at the door. All proceeds will support the work of St. Mark’s Area Main Street.

To RSVP or purchase tickets, please click here:

For more details on this event please contact:
Meaghan Overton, St. Mark's Area Main Street
office@smams.org or 617-825-3846.

Craft Program | February 11

Tuesday, February 11 at 4pm, join the Library for their weekly craft program for kids with their favorite crafter Sherry Eskin!

This event will be held at the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

This event is free and is open to the public

For more information call (617) 436-8214

Celebrating Black History with Music | February 12

Wednesday, February 12 between 4pm-6pm, Boston musician, Bill Lowe (trombonist and tubaist) will connect children with Black History Month through music.

Location will be at the Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library at 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA.

This event is free and suitable for children ages 6-12 (with accompanying adult)

For more information please feel free to call 617) 436-8214

4-H Sewing Club | February 15

Saturday, February 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon the New 4-H sewing club will host their first session at the Boston Public Library, Lower Mills Branch, 27 Richard Street, Dorchester,

This club is free and is open to ages 8-18 years of age.

This clubs gives hands on opportunity to learn about:
Basic garment construction
design and math principles
sustainable textiles

If you have any questions: call 617-296-6932 leave message or email plefave@umext.umass.edu


Celebrate MLK Legacy: "I Have A Dream" | February 18

On Tuesday, February 18 between 1pm to 2pm

The Holland Community Center would like to invite the community to a free interactive reading of Kadir Nelson’s “I Have A Dream” picture book inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as performed by Citi Center Teaching Artist, Toni "Bee" Brooks.

All attendees will receive take-home activities.

For more information on this event contact:
Holland Community Center
85 Olney St, Boston, MA 02121

Ward 15 Democrats caucus to elect delegates | February 8

The Ward 15 (Dorchester) Democratic Party Committee announces their annual caucus on February 8, 2014 at 8:30am. The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates and alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention. At the convention delegates will vote to endorse candidates for statewide offices (Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer). The convention will be held Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, 2014 at the DCU Center in Worcester. >> Read More

Dorchester Youth Hockey Reunion, Games and Reception | February 8

All day Saturday February 8 the Dorchester Youth Hockey will host their Reunion Fundraiser, Alumni Game and Cocktail Reception. Players, coaches, family and friends of Neponset Youth Hockey, Dorchester Lower Mills Youth Hockey and Dorchester Youth Hockey are all welcome. You don't have to play to attend reception! Round-robin games 2 -7 p.m. $75. Devine Rink Dorchester (includes playing in the game, jersey and ticket to cocktail reception.) Register online: dorchesteryouthhockey.com. Drafting teams on Feb 5. Cocktail reception ($25 admission) to follow at Florian Hall at 7:30p.m.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters | February 3

Feature Film: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Feature Film: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
WHEN Monday, February 3, 2014, 5:30pm
WHERE Community Room
Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
EVENT TYPE Library Event
LIBRARY Lower Mills
AUDIENCE Children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Families, Visitors
Percy Jackson:
Sea of Monsters
PG – 106 min
February 03, 5:30 p.m.
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.

Discover New Places - LGBT | February 2

At the Savin Bar + Kitchen on Sunday, Feb 2 at 6:30pm the Dorchester LGBT Group is getting together for it's second event. there will be dinner, networking, and a great opportunity to meet new people. LGBTQ and friends of all ages are welcome. Please introduce yourself. For the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, questioning community and friends. The Dorchester LGBT Group meets at least once a month in Dorchester. Savin Bar + Kitchen 112 Savin Hill Ave. Boston, MA 02125 (617) 288-7500

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