Boston Mayoral Candidate Forum | August 8

The next Boston Mayoral Candidate Forum will take place at The Ledge Restaurant (2261 Dorchester Ave) on August 8 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. There are currently 12 candidates:
John Barros, Community Leader, Dorchester

Daniel F. Conley, Suffolk County District Attorney

John R. Connolly, city councillor

Robert Consalvo, city councillor

Charlotte Golar Richie, former State Representative

Michael P. Ross, city councillor

Bill Walczak, community organizer

Marty Walsh, State Representative

Charles Yancey, city councilor


DotOUT Spring Event | April 1


Don't miss the DotOUT Spring Event!!! Whether you are a DotOUT original or new to Boston/Dorchester, its a great chance to meet up with old friends or network with new folks. The event will include a short presentation of DotOUT's past successes and a sneak peak at the future summer events. Elections for our board will also be held. The event will be held at The Ledge Restaurant and Bar (2261 Dorchester Ave) from 6pm to 9pm. For more info, contact 617-698-2261 or visit

3rd Annual DotOUT Harvest Mixer at Harp & Bard | Nov. 18

Tired of the same old Sunday grind and not ready to go Holiday shopping?

Join DotOUT for their third annual Fall event for local charity.

You'll be giving more than just thanks by stepping in to this event for some drinks, complimentary finger food, the Pats game, an arm wrestling tournie and conversation with old and new friends.  Our charity this year will be the Living Center in memory of Chelsea Gable, to many in DotOUT a friend and confidante . A cornucopia of door prizes including gift cards/certificates awaits you.  Be brawny with our arm wrestling contest for the biggest prizes or just catch the tail end of the Patriots Game. 

Harp & Bard Restaurant/Bar Sunday November 18th, 3-7p 

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5th Annual Summer Solstice Tea Dance | June 24

Join Dot OUT as they host their 5th Annual Summer Solstice Tea Dance at DBar on Sunday June 24th from 4PM - 8PM.  The evening will consist of drinks, games, and music provided by Kiss 108's DJ Gay Jim.  There will be a chance to win amazing prize package for those that come and pay the suggested $10 donation, which will help support a Dorchester-based charity.  More information can be found by going to

DotOUT Harvest Mixer Oct. 23

Join DotOUT on Saturday, October 23rd for the 2nd Annual Harvest Lounge Mixer at Savin Hill Bar & Kitchen, 112 Savin Hill Avenue in Dorchester. The mixer will be from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. It will be just before Halloween, and immediately follow the city council election forum. There will be fall refreshments and tasty snacks to go around! Step out in your fall colors and help raise money for "It Gets Better." Everyone who comes gets a chance to win something from a cornucopia of door prizes - including gift cards / certificates to your favorite local restaurants! For more information, check out DotOUT's website here:, and Savin Bar & Kitchen's website here:

DotOut Candidate Forum Oct. 23

DotOUTOn October 23, DotOut will be hosting candidate forums for the Council at Large race. The next forum will be held at The Savin Hill Bar and Kitchen on Savin Hill Avenue from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. Hear from the candidates and learn about issues important to the LGBT community and the rest of Dorchester! Sue O'Connell, the publisher of OutAtNight, Bay Windows and South End News will be moderating. For more information, visit the DotOut homepage here.

DotOUT City Council Candidate Forum, Aug. 29

Join DotOUT for a city councillor candidate forum on Monday, August 29 and hear from the candidates on issues important to the GLBT community and to the Dorchester community at large. Light food will be served with cocktails on the outdoor deck. Forum takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Ledge, 2261 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, Massachusetts.

DotOUT will have a roster of candidates attending soon and answers to our "questionnaire" from each. Candidates will have a chance to present briefly and answer questions at the event. Sue O'Connell, a publisher at OutAtNight, Bay Windows and South End News, will serve as moderator again this year.  >> Read More

"Out In the Park" with DotOut, Sep. 18

DotOUTTravel with DotOUT to Six Flags New England on Sunday, September 18, 2011 for Out in the Park! Roller coasters up the ante of Dorchester's most dashing fun-lovers. Motor Coach transportation will depart from Milton Landing that morning and will include light snacks and beverages. Seats will be limited - to sign up, or to be informed of event updates, email Chris Burr ( You can also learn more and/or purchase tickets at (note: this is the event webpage, not DotOUT site). 

Dorchester Day Après Garden Party, Jun. 5

DotOUTLooking for something fun and fashionable to do after the Dorchester Day Parade?Walk the walk right into Cedar Grove. Join DotOUT on the evening of Sunday, June 5th (4:30 to 7:30 p.m.) for a Garden Party at Cedar Grove Gardens, 911 Adams Street, Dorchester. Beer and wine and fabulous food amongst the flowers and palm trees. Ginger and Gilligan attire optional. $3 suggested donation to local charities.

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Summer Solstice Tea Dance, Jun. 26

The sun's hours are long and the fun stretches on! DotOUT will hold a Summer Solstice Tea Dance at dbar (1236 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA). Join them Sunday, June 26th, 2011, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the bright light and warm weather!

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