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Kroc-O-Treat | Oct 31

The Salvation Army/Kroc Center of Boston invites you to their 5th annual Kroc or Treat Indoor Halloween Bash! The mission of Kroc or Treat is provide a safe indoor Halloween experience for neighborhood kids as a fun, creative alternative  to trick-or-treating out in the streets. 


  • A Bouncy House
  • Halloween Inspired Arts & Crafts
  • Carnival
  • Games
  • Best Costume Prizes
  • Dancing

Where: The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center  650 Dudley Street Boston, MA 02125

When: Saturday, October 31st  6:30pm-8:30pm  

For more information : Call 617.318.6900




Power Health 2015 | Oct 24

Join the The Salvation Army/Kroc Center of Boston for the Power Health Fair. Free screenings, kids pavilion, vendors, cooking demos, entertainment and tons of freebies. FREE for all ages.

When: Saturday, October 24. 11am-3pm

Where: The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center  650 Dudley Street

Boston, MA 02125

For more information :  Visit or call 857-309-3079. Follow them on Twitter @PowerHealth2015


Urban Money Matters | Oct 24

Interested in Purchasing home? Tired of renting? The Mandrell Company is hosting a free seminar. 


  • Steps to getting yourself on the path of homeownership.
  • Quick tips on how to repair bad credit and what to consider when searching.
  • Home buying timeline and what to consider when searching.
  • The pre-approval process and mortage loan basics.
  • Loan programs and grants offered to first time buyers.
  • How to manage yourself through bad times and avoid foreclosure. 

When: October 24 at 2pm-4pm

Where: Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library, 1350 Blue Hill Ave, Mattapan, MA 02126

RSVP Online at:

For more information: Contact Denisha McDonald at or call 617-982-3337 

Job Fair | Oct 17

Men of Color Men of Action  would like to invite you to their CORI Friendly Job Fair, hosted by Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp.

When: Saturday, October 17, 12-3pm 

Where:   The Great Hall, 6 Norfolk Street, Dorchester, MA 02124 (Codman Square) 


  • Daily Table                            
  • Heavyweight Security
  • Mc Donald                   .
  • Snap Chef
  • Walgreens
  • Winn Management
  • and more… 

CORI Sealing will be done on site

For more information : Contact Cullen Deas at 617-825-4224 x130 >> Read More

Halloween at the EMK Institute | Oct 31

Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute as they celebrate their first Halloween! 

On All Hallows Eve, children will transform into future senators as they trick-or-treat throughout our interactive exhibits. Listen to scary stories in their Senate Chamber of Horrors, and vote on the frightful question: Should the school day be longer?  Sena-terrifying fun for all ages!


When:  Saturday, October 31, 10am-3pm 

Where: EMK Institute, Columbia Point

210 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 0212

For more infomation : Click Here 


Driving: From 93N: Take exit 14 -From 93S: Take exit 15

Free Parking is available  >> Read More

Saturday with Sinatra | Oct 17

Please join City Councilor Frank Baker for a Complimentary Senior Citizen luncheon: Saturday with Sinatra 

Come out for an enjoyable afternoon with musical guest : Michael Dutra

When: Saturday October 17, 2015 12-3pm 

Where: Florian Hall 

55 Hallet St, Dorchester Center, MA 02124


Kindly RSVP at 617-905-1102 or email: 

Transportation is Available.

District 4 Forum | Oct 19

Hear from the District 4 candidates!  Learn about their positions on critical issues that affect the community before the election on November 3, 2015.


When: Monday, October 19, 2015 7:00pm-8:30pm.

Where: The Great Hall,  6 Norfolk Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

For more infomation:  Call 781-405-8648

Become a U.S Citizen! | Oct 17

MIRA is coming to Dorchester to offer FREE legal assistance to all eligible green card holders wanting to apply for U.S Citizenship!

MIRA experts, volunteer attorneys, and trained members will help you fill out the Naturalization application (Form N400), step by step.


To be eligible to become a citizen, you must:  

  • Have been a legal permanent resident for 5 years or 3 years if married to US citizen. 
  • Have no serious problems with the law.
  • Speak, write, and read basic English (some may be eligible for an exemption). 

If you're eligible bring:  >> Read More

Latino Heritage Celebration | Oct 15

The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians invites you to the Latino Heritage Celebration.

Connect with Latino cultures through music, art & food!
Recognize accomplishments of retired Latino/a employees from City of Boston!

When:  Thursday, October 15

Where: Boston City Hall

3rd Floor Lobby

1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201

Contact Infomation


'White Like Me" | Oct 14

Dorchester People for Peace invites you to a movie on white privilege and discussion on the documentary, 'White Like Me' by Tim Wise, Anti-Racist Educator. 


Join them for a dialogue on race and white privilege in response to the Black Lives Matter movement. Hearty refreshments will be served.


When: Wednesday, October 14, from 6 - 8 pm


Where:  Adams Street Branch Library 

690 Adams St, Dorchester, MA  02122


For more info:  Contact Dorchester People for Peace at 617-282-3783

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