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Sugar, The #1 Killer of Black People | June 15

Alzheimer’s, Cancer,

High Blood Pressure,

Type 2 Diabetes,

Asthma, Eczema, Lupus,

Yeast Infections, Obesity, Joint Pain, 

Imbalanced Gut Flora


46 Sneaky Names for Sugar

Artificial Sweeteners are Chemical Poisons


When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Kay’s Oasis, 1117 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, Ma. 

Community Health and Job Fair | June 18

The Vietnamese Health Collaborative and community partners will present a Community Health, Wellness and Job Fair, providing free health screenings, health education, demonstrations and fun activities for the entire family.

The event will also feature local employers hiring for dozens of jobs across a range of positions.

Participating Organizations

  • Asian Women for Health Boston
  • Senior Home Care
  • DotHouse Health
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Kit Clark Senior Services
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton
  • Neponset Health Center
  • Randolph Senior Center
  • Senior Whole Health
  • US Food & Drug Administration

When: June 18, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Carney Hospital 2100 Dorchester Avenue Dorchester, MA 02124

In Harmony Concert | June 12

The Suzuki School of Newton is excited to announce its new touring group, In Harmony. On Sunday June 12th, this group of 21 violinists from 1st grade to 10th grade plans to make an appearance in several diverse locations around the city of Boston, performing a variety of classical and popular music, including a fiddle tune called “On the Road to Boston”, and the Star Wars theme song. The school’s mission is to continue the work of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki, who believed that music education inspired in children the discipline and compassion needed to develop into good citizens of the world. The touring group will work together as a team to go out into the community and share their love of beautiful music. 

Where: Roxbury YMCA 
285 Martin Luther King Blvd 
Roxbury, MA 02119

When: Sunday, Jun 12, 2016 4:00pm >> Read More

The Talk: Discussing Sexual Health with your Teen | June 23

Join BACH, BPHC and partners at Codman Square Neighborhood Council for the sixth workshop in Passport to Public Health series. To Register  >> Read More

6th Annual Walk Home | June 12

You can make a difference for the estimated 39,000 children and teens who will experience homelessness in Massachusetts in 2016 by walking, volunteering, donating, sponsoring a walker, or being a business sponsor. Click here to sign up:

When: Sunday, June 12 at 10 am (rain or shine) / 9 am registration

Where: Three locations: Danvers Rail Trail, Dorchester Park, and Waltham Common.

To Register:

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market | June 24- Oct 14

The 8th season of the Ashmont Peabody Square Farmers Market is soon approaching.   The ribbon cutting on opening day will be at 4pm and there will be many special guests. Volunteers welcome!

Shop local with SNAP, WIC, Senior Nutrition Coupons, credit card or just cash. Get double SNAP benefits with Boston Bounty Bucks. For more information: 617-825-3846,

When: June 24- Oct 24, Fridays 3-7pm

Where: Ashmont Station Plaza

Confirmed vendors for 2016 so far include:  >> Read More

20 Years In One Night | June 18

Kirk Franklin comes to Boston! 20 years in one night, world tour. 

When: Sat, June 18 5-10pm

Where: Strand Theatre,  543 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125


  •  $75 Orchestra
  • $50 for the mezzanine
  • $40 for Lower Balcony
  • $30 for the Upper Balcony


Ticket Locations

Lawson Barbarshop 1979 Columbus Ave
617 524-9404 

Strand Theatre Box Office
Hours Tuesdays 4PM
Fridays 4PM-8PM

Community Baby Shower | June 15

United Way of Massachusetts Bay is inviting all pregnant and new mom's to their annual Community Baby Shower! Shop, hear from health professionals, meet other moms, get a professional family photo and so much more. Each mom will also bring home a goody bag for her baby! 

When: Wednesday, June 15 from 5-8pm 

Where: Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center , 1350 Tremont St, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

Register for the event Here! 

Preschool Story Time | June 14

Come to the Codman Square library for stories, songs, finger plays and occasional crafts. Camp groups, classes welcomed.

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 11 A.M. – 12 P.M.

Where: Codman Square Branch, 690 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124

All That Jazz at The Vibe | June 10

The Vibe coffeehouse presents "All That Jazz" featuring musical selections by Nola Marie, spoken word from Maureen Bodden, rhythms and tunes by Fred Woodward Collective Jazz Band. A great night out for grown folks to enjoy, have some fun, meet some great people, and catch the Vibe.

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 at 7-10 pm,

Where: Second Church in Dorchester, 600 Washington St, Codman Square, Dorchester (Enter on the side facing Talbot Ave).

$5 Cover Charge includes a light snack, coffee, tea and water. Appetizers, Dessert and our Signature Drink available for an additional cost. Pay at the door or pay in advance >> Read More

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