Eustis Street Harvest Fest | Nov. 10

Common Thread presents the Eustis Street Harvest Fest! The festival will go from 2pm to 6pm and is FREE! Festival activities will include lantern making, candy apples, scavenger hunt, cider making, pumpkin painting, popcorn, prizes, and more!

Multicultural Festival | August 18

The 28th Annual Multicultural Festival is here! Don't miss this event that will celebrate the world's diversity! The festival will take place on August 18th from 12pm to 6pm at Mary Hannon Park in Dorchester. The festival will include performances, games, face-painting, music, food, and more! For more information about the multicultural festival, call 617-442-9670 ext. 160

Bowdoin Geneva MultiCultural Festival | July 14

Join Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets for their Inaugeral Multicultural Festival! On  Saturday, July 14, the festival will be held at the Reverend Allen Park at the Corner of Church and Adam Streets in Dorchester from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. At the festival, you can enjoy: food, games, face painting, hip hop, rap, pop and funana music, Irish, Vietnamese, Cape Verdean, Batuque dances, Latino, Steelband rhythms, and family entertainment. Admission is free! For more information, contact bgms1@verizon.net or call Sandra Kennedy at 617.436.9980.

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers' Market Harvest Festival, Oct. 27

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers MarketOn Thursday October 27, from 3 to 6 p.m., join in the fun at the Bowdoin Geneva 2d Annual Harvest Festival, featuring:

  • the Last Farmers’ Market of the Season! (Remember: WIC farmers’ market coupons expire 10/31)
  • Free Pumpkins & Pumpkin Decorating
  • Face Painting
  • Healthy Halloween Prizes for the best costume!
  • Games & Music

At the Bowdoin Street Health Center, 230 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester

For more information, please contact: 617-754-0026, bgfarmersmkt@gmail.com

(Remember: WIC farmers’ market coupons expire 10/31)
Last Farmers’ Market of the Season! 
(Remember: WIC farmers’ market coupons expire 10/31)
Free Pumpkins & Pumpkin Decorating
Face Painting
Healthy Halloween Prizes (Wear your costume!)
Games & Music

BeanTown Jazz Fest Block Party Sep. 24

Boston's biggest block party will be on Saturday, September 24, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Columbus Avenue. The party starts in the South end at Massachusetts Avenue and will feature three stages with performances from more than 15 artists and many family activities to participate in. There will also be vendors selling food from all over the world. Carter Playground will be transformed into Berklee Family Park - a hub of activity that will feature inflatables, face painting, and even an "instrument petting zoo" staffed by Berklee professionals!

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Boston Local Food Festival Oct. 1

On Saturday, October 1st from 11AM to 5PM the Sustainable Business Network is holding the Boston Local Food Festival, which will be held on the Boston Waterfront at Fort Point. The festival aims to promote accessibility and availability of local healthy food for all. The festival will feature freshly harvested produce and seafood, affordable meals made with local food, and local craft beer and wine tastings. There is also the opportunity to meet with farmers, chefs and entrepreneurs, learn from exhibits and demonstrations about gardening, cooking, nutrition, health and exercise while enjoying art and festive music. You can find out more at www.bostonlocalfoodfestival.com.

38th Caribbean Carnival Festival & Parade, Aug. 21, 25, 26, 27

Boston Carnival VillageDon a costume, dance to Soca and Steel-Band music and savor culinary treasures prepared by some of the Caribbean’s finest. Founded in 1973, Boston's Trinidad-style Carnival is one of the hottest events of the summer. March in the parade, watch each band's "King" and "Queen" proceed by in full dress, be part of the "J'ouvert" street party, attend a huge live concert featuring Machel Montano or go on a boat cruise. A full schedule of events is available at http://www.bostoncarnival.org/aug.htm. Parents take note: a family friendly "Kiddies Carnival" takes place at 12 p.m. on August 21, at White Stadium, Walnut Ave, Dorchester, MA.

Kids Festival

 A  Free Community Event for children 12 years old and younger.

July 16 at 12-3 pm. On the Lawn at Second Church in Dorchester, corner of Washington St & Talbot Ave.

Features: lots of games, story time, Free Food, Bounce House, Fire Truck, Face painting, Crafts, Prizes & Surprises.

Come and join us!

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