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Film Showing: The Occupation of the American Mind | Feb. 26

 

Dorchester People for Peace is inviting everyone to attend a film showing and discussion of The Occupation of the American Minda: Israel's Public Relations War in the United States. Event is free and light refreshments will be served.

 

Location: Adams Street Branch Boston Public Library, 690 Adams St. Dorchester

 

Time: Monday, February 26, 6-8PM

 

More info here: http://dotpeace.org

Boston Tax Help Coalition- All Tax Sites in Dorchester | 2018

If you worked in 2017 and earned less than $54,000, the Boston Tax Help Coalition invites you to go to one of the neighborhood tax preparation sites to have your taxes prepared and filed for free! 

Free tax preparation are offered at the following locations:

Dorchester

ABCD: Dorchester neighborhood Service Center-
110 Claybourne Street Dorchester, MA 02124
Call 617-288-2700 to schedule an appointment

Codman Square Health Center-
450 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02124
Mondays & Tuesdays: 4pm-8pm
Saturdays: 9am-1pm

DotHouse Health-
1353 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02122
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 4pm-8pm
Saturdays: 9am-1pm

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FREE Double Dutch Clinics

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a series of free Inner City Double Dutch Clinics for youngsters ages 9 to 18 at Building 4 of BCYF Madison Park Community Center in Roxbury. These free clinics provide instruction in the fundamentals of jumping rope and rope turning!

 

Sessions will be held from 2PM- 4:30 PM

on February 24, March 10 and 24, and April 7 and 14

Location: 55 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury

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Sign up for a Peer Breastfeeding Training Opportunity| Jan 28

 

Peer Breastfeeding Support Training Opportunity with Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)

  •  When: Monday-Wednesday, February 19-21 from 9am-3p
  •  Where: Codman Academy Black Box Theatre (14 Epping St Dorchester)
  •  Apply by Sunday, January 28th at https://apply.questionpro.com/
  •  Cost: The cost of the training is completely covered by Vital Village Network
  •  Contact: Rachel.sullivan@bmc.org or call (617) 414-3730

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Foreign Feast Fridays

 

The Salvation Army Kroc Center is inviting people from the community to a delicious lunch prepared by their culinary students! Each week every student will prepare a foreign dish and share them with folks in Dorchester. 

Location: Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center 650 Dudley St, Boston, MA 02125

Jan. 26th 12-1pm: Haitian Cuisine

Feb. 2nd 12-1pm: Greek Cuisine

 

More info: www.boston.salarmykroc.org

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Oldways’ A Taste of African Heritage classes

If you haven’t heard of the African heritage diet, it’s time you introduced yourself!

Learn all about the traditional foods of the African diaspora in Oldways’ A Taste of African Heritage classes, coming to the Daily Table in February.

In this Oldways-created cooking class, you’ll learn how to prepare the spices and herbs, leafy greens, whole grains, beans, tubers, fruits, and vegetables that have sustained Africans and their descendants for generations. >> Read More

ESOL for Human Service Job Training

  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Do you like helping people with disabilities?
  • Do you have an intermediate English language level?

Improve your English and prepare for a job in human services! Join Catholic Charities for their information sessions on their upcoming ESOL class:

Info sessions will be held EVERY Mondays 9:30-11:30am or Thursdays 11:30-1:30pm in January and February 
At Catholic Charities Yawkey Center |Room 215. 185 Columbia Rd. Dorchester

Find out about the program and fill out an application. 
The class session officially begins March 5, 2018- June 15, 2018

Free 4 month class - ESOL for Human Services

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Recurring Spirituality Workshop at Upham's Corner Health Center

 

Join the spirituality workship offered at Upham's Corner Health Center! It will be a great opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals within the community. 

 

When: Every first Monday of the Month
           1:00pm- 2:00pm
Where: 415 Columbia Road
             Dorchester, MA 02125
 

 

More Infohttp://uphamscornerhealthcenter.org/events/

Unmask the Real You!

 

Hang out, be free, be the real you! 

The Vibe Coffeehouse presents Special Guest, Lamar Callahan -- Actor, Comedian and Recording Artist. A dramatic evening of laughter, music and fun interactions in an intimate atmosphere.

Bring your most creative mask and you may win a prize! Cover charge of $5 plus refreshments available for sale. First 10 ladies to sign up online are free!

Click for first 10 

Click for cover tickets
 

Saturday, February 10, 2018

6:00 - 8:30 pm
Second Church in Dorchester 
Wales Hall (downstairs)
600 Washington St, Dorchester MA
enter on the Centre St/Talbot Ave side

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