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VietAID's 2017 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival | Oct. 14

Join VietAID on Saturday, October 14th, for a fun afternoon! In Vietnamese tradition, this occasion is a gathering of family and friends to celebrate the summer’s harvest under a full moon. Building on that tradition, we hope to bring together our neighbors in the Boston community. Activities will include lantern making, outdoor games, and a competition for best bánh trung thu, Vietnamese moon cakes. We will end the festival at sundown with a lighting of lanterns.

 

When: October 14th, 12pm-6pm

Where: Town Field at Park Street and Dorchester Avenue.

For more information contact: development@vietaid.org or 617 822 3717 x26

 

 

 

Community Summit 2017 | Aug. 12

Free food, hair cuts, toys, and clothes with Greater Anointing Community Church!!! Gospel music will be played!

When: August, 12th

Where: 20 Charlotte St., Dorchester

 

 

!HUTCHINGS STREET BLOCK PARTY! | AUG. 12

Block Party on Hutchings Street ran by the City of Boston. Free food and activites for all. Com join!!! 

 

When: Aug. 12th at 12pm

Where: Hutchings Street, Dorchester

 

 

Mixed Greens Comedy Show at Ester

Mixed Greens Comedy show will be held on Dorchester roof top in Lower Mills. Monthy Line up of fresh faces on the local scene and seasoned favorites. Headliner Cathy Coleman: feautturing Awet Teame and many more. Casual Atmosphere, there will be local artisan food including a full bar. FREE!

 

When: second sundays @7pm

Where: 2261 Dorchester Ave.

 

More info contact: 617-698-2261

Rep. Carvalho Ballin' for PEACE Basketball Tournament

Join the basketball tournament with Rep. Carvalho and local residents (boys, ages 11-15). There will be prizes for the winning team and light refreshments will be served!  8-team double elimination. >> Read More

Mayor Martin J. Walsh's Neighborhood Coffee Hour

Our wonderful Mayor Martin J. Walsh, has put together an hour or coffee and socializing. 

 

When: July 13th, 2017

 

Where: Mothers Rest at Four Corners, 410 Washington St.

 

More Info contact: 617-635-4505

All Summer Four Corners Peace Walks

TAKE ACTION NOW!

Promoting Peace in Dorchester with local relatives, city officials and the Greater Four Corners Action Coaliation.

 

When: July 12, 2017

 

Where: Erie Ellington Community Center, 31 Erie St.

 

More info: 617-436-0289 or email gfcac@hotmail.com

Healthworks Community Fitness Summer FitKids Program | July 2017

Healthworks Community Fitness is launching the first FitKids Summer Program in Boston!   This fitness-oriented summer program targets school-aged children and runs 5 days per week for 6 weeks. The program focuses on physical activity, nutrition education in our new Community Teaching Kitchen, wellness, arts and crafts, and sports-specific activities.   

 

When:

Wednesday July 5th through Friday, August 18th

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Full Day)

Days: Monday through Friday

 

Where:

450 Washington St, Boston, MA 02124

 

Cost:

$180 per week

 

Contact:

gsaunders@healthworkscommunityfitness.org

 

Childcare Vouchers ACCEPTED.

The Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series | June 3 - August 31, 2017

"The Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series kicks off its 2017 season on June 3, offering a whopping 26 free classes each and every week, in neighborhoods all over the city—especially those traditionally underserved by health resources. The series continues all summer long, wrapping up on August 31."

 

Mondays:

Line dancing at Dorchester’s Franklin Park, on Refectory Hill (6:30 p.m.)

 

Tuesdays:

Full Body Fusion at Dorchester’s Elmhurst Park (6:30 p.m.)

 

Thursdays:

HIIT at Mother’s Rest, in Dorchester’s Four Corners (6 p.m.)

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