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."



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



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



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

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Yoga at Franklin Park | June 27


Yoga is back at Franklin Park! Led by Linda the Wellness Warrior and friends! Spend your Saturday morning relaxing and getting fit for FREE!


When: EVERY Saturday starting June 27th


Where: Franklin Park

Schoolmaster Hill  (Look for signs midway along the main park road directing you; Bus #16 / parking in lot across from Schoolmaster Hill path)

For more info: Call the Franklin Park Coalition at (617)442-4141

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Ashmont Valley Neighborhood Block Party | June 27

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You're invited to ASHMONT VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD'S 14th ANNUAL BLOCK PARTY! There will be free grilled sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks, a neighborhood Pot Luck, our own neighborhood DJ Jose DaRocha, a live blues band, the Journeymen, and more! Kids activities include: sidewalk chalk, horse shoes, bean bag toss, and a kiddie pool! There will even be a raffle (Red Sox Tix, Ashmont Tire Gift Certificate, Professional Photography)!


When: Saturday June 27, 2015

(Rain date Sunday June 28, 2015)

1:00PM – 5:00PM

Where: Bailey Street at Clermont to Dot Avenue

For more info/to RSVP: contact Ms. Arnetta Baty at

FREE Franklin Park Line Dancing | June 24 - Sept 9

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Get fit with Mz. Rhythm & the Boston Rhythm Riders and get ready to show off at your family barbecues or wherever there’s dancing this summer! Novices, experts, and all ages welcome, you’ll be taught the steps to all the latest dances. Take bus #14, 16, 25, 28, 29 or park at the William Devine Golf Clubhouse and walk up the hill across from the building to the best dance spot ever – looking over Blue Hill Ave.


When: Wednesdays from June 10th - Labor Day (September 9th)


Where: Franklin Park

William J. Devine Golf Course

10 Circuit Drive, Dorchester 

For more info: or call 617-442-4141.

Summer Energy Savings! | June 25

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Join Greenovate Boston at a Renew Boston workshop! Light refreshments will be served. FREE and open to the public. Children welcome!You'll learn if you qualify to get:

  • Free Home Energy Assessment

  • Huge discounts on insulation

  • Early Heating & Cooling Equipment Replacement Rebate

  • 0% interest HEAT Loan


When: Thursday, June 25th


Where: Lower Mills Public Library
27 Richmond St, Dorchester

To RSVP/ For more info: call Lourdes Lopez at 617-635-4189.


Hopscotch at Uphams Corner Library | June 22


Celebrate the beginning of summer with a game of hopscotch! For ages 5 and up!


When: Monday, June 22

4:00-5:00 PM

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the BPL

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info:  Call the Uphams Corner Branch at (617)265-0139


Gardening at Uphams Corner Library | June 18

gardening at the library

Come help the Uphams Corner Library plant, water, and weed the library’s (small) new container garden! For ages 5 and up!


When: Thursdays, June 4th, 11th, and 18th


Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the BPL

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info: call the Uphams Corner Branch at (617)265.0139


KROC Center Summer Programs Open House | June 6

summer programs open house

Come check out what the KROC has in store for you this summer! You are invited to the KROC for an informative session that will prepare parents, children, and families for the upcoming summer. Learn about summer camps, dance classes, music, recreation, and more!


When: Saturday, June 6th


Where: KROC Center of Boston

650 Dudley Street, Dorchester

For more info:  contact the KROC welcome desk at (617)318-6900


Codman Academy presents William Shakeaspeare's Julis Cesear | July 24 & 25

Thursday July 24, 2014 and Friday, July 25, 2014, Codman Academy students enrolled in the Huntington Summer Institute will be putting on a production of William Shakeaspeare's Julis Cesear at the Calderwood Theatre in the South End. 527 Tremont, Boston. Both plays will begin at 7pm! 

Memorial Roller Disco Tribute Party | July 18

Come celebrate the life and work of Boston's own Donna Summer at City Hall Plaza for a Memorial Roller Disco Tribute Party on Friday, July 18th, 2014 from 6 PM - 10 PM. The event is free include special musical guests, and skate rentals. For more info visit.. 
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