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Celebrity Series Boston | March 11, 2017

On  The Guy Mendilow Ensemble will be performing at the Kroc Center in Dorchester. This award-winning sextet comprised of world-class musicians representing Argentina, Israel, Palestine, Japan, the USA and the UK, formed in 2004 and has been enthusiastically received in venues ranging from world and traditional music festivals to performing arts centers, progressive Jewish organizations and universities. They have toured and recorded with the likes of Bobby McFerrin, Yo-Yo Ma, the Assad Brothers, Christian McBride and Simon Shaheen.

 

When:

March 11th at 3pm,

 

Cost:

Free

 

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Boston Alliance for Young Children’s Social Emotional Wellness (BAYCSEW) | 2017

Description: 

Please join the Boston Alliance for Young Children’s Social Emotional Wellness (BAYCSEW), a new system of care bringing together the professionals and family members who care for, serve, and support children ages 0-8. We meet the first Friday of each month. Hope to see you there!

When: 

Every First Friday, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Where: 

Adams Street Branch Library in Dorchester. 690 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02122.

More Info:

 To RSVP or join the email list, please email Natasha at nbyars@bphc.org

9th Annual Taste of Dorchester |

MAHA's 9th annual Taste of Dorchester is comming to Dorchester. It is sure to be another fantastic evening with 25 restaurants, live jazz, raffles and silent auction, photo booth and roving magician. Tickets are on sale here!

Please help the MAHA raise over $100,000 to support affordable and sustainable homeownership in Dorchester and throughout Massachusetts.

 

When:

Friday April 28 at 3 pm-9 pm and Saturday and Sunday April 29-30 from 9 am-5 pm.

 

Where:

IBEW, Local 103, 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester, MA

 

Cost:

$40.00

 

Contact:

(617) 669-1322

Boscats International Cat Show | April 24 2017

Boston International Cat Show presenting Cats and Kittens pussy-footing around, strutting their stuff before an International panel of Judges. YOU also can be the Judge and choose "Spectators Choice Award"!

There has been a great deal of coverage recently regarding Cats breaking tradition at the Westminster Dog Show. Come and see some of those cats at our Boston Show! You may see on display various breeds including naked cats (Sphynx), luxurious Persians, sleek Siamese, long haired cats like Ragdolls and Maine Coons and exotic looking spotted cats (Bengals, Savannahs), Toygers and much more.

Talk with breeders of these cats and learn about the breeds that you enjoy or would like to have as a companion.

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BPL The Spoken Word: with Ant Thomas | April 28, 2017

Join BPL as they celebrate National Poetry Month by welcoming spoken word poet, Ant Thomas, who will discuss his experience and craft. Learn how he expresses himself with spoken word poetry and how you can too. Mr. Thomas will examine and explore the genre of spoken word and other poetic devices. Mr. Thomas will also perform spoken word poetry and song. All ages are welcome.

 

When:

Friday, April 28, 2017, 11:30am – 12:30pm

 

Where:

Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

 

 

 

BPL Pajama Storytime | May 1, 2017

Wear your jammies, bring a cuddly friend, and enjoy songs and stories before bed.

 

When:

Monday, May 1, 2017, 7 – 7:30pm

 

Where:

Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-298-7841

 

 

BPL Creative Arts Workshop for Youth | May 2, 2017

Join the Boston Public Library Composer-in-Residence Beau Kenyon to explore identity and storytelling through sound, video and writing. Students in grade 5–12 will capture their stories using GoPro cameras and learn the steps to reflective storytelling through writing, sound, and video recording. Each student’s story will be woven together, creating a single collection of narration.
This program will run for two weeks and has limited seating.

 

When:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4 – 5pm

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617.436.2155

 

 

BPL Concert with Matt Heaton | April 21, 2017

Children and their families are welcome to an entertaining concert by Matt Heaton. Matt’s songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, American roots, and Irish traditional music, delivered with a sense of humor and sincere sense of fun.
This is an April Vacation program.

When:

April 21, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30pm

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch BPL
 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-436-2155

3D Art Class for Youth | April 25, 2017, 4 – 5pm

The Eliot School’s 3D arts program teaches students the process of sketching and making models to clarify their ideas and turn them into 3-dimensional sculptures. Students use a variety of materials such as air-dry clay, paper maché, construction paper, and recycled materials. Projects may include masks and abstract sculpture. This program will run for 7 weeks and has limited seating. For children ages 7-12.

 

When:

April 25, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

 

Where:

Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Cost:

Free

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Beyond the Buzzwords | May 2, 2017

Learn about the forces driving growth in Dorchester and the wider region
Hear about how our city and state leaders are responding
Discuss ways residents can help shape a strong and vibrant neighborhood

 
When:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Where:

St. Marks Church Lower Hall (enter on left side of church), 1725 Dorchester Ave

Cost: Free

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