Boys and Girls Club

3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party | Dec 18

Come and enjoy a Holiday Party to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester! Be sure to wear a Christmas sweater (hint: the uglier, the better!) So raid grandma's closet or scour a thrift shop. An elegant choice would be a flop. The most obnoxious earns the praise, celebrate the kitschy side of the holidays!

Where: Harp + Bard Restaurant
1099 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02125

$20 suggested admission

*Please bring a new & unwrapped toy or gift!*

 There will be great music, food and a cash bar as well as amazing raffle prizes! Raffle tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 For $10. We will also be handing out prizes to the top 3 ugliest sweaters that night. Thanks to our friends at Flavio D Photography we will have a photobooth onsite to document all of the fantasic ugly sweaters throughout the night!

Destination U | Nov 10

Join the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester for Destination U: An opportunity fair for life after high school. There will be panel discussions, alumni, current university students, professionals and college access counselors, plus raffles, food & more!  

When: Tuesday Novemeber 10, 6:30-8:00pm

Where: Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester 35 Deer St Dorchester, MA 02125


Walk for Homelessness 2015 | Jan 18

last year's walk for homelessness group

The Boys and Girls Club of Blue Hill is hosting their second annual Walk for Homelessness. Join them as they stand against poverty and homelessness and take steps toward finding homes for those in need. We would like to raise awareness about the impact homelessness has on our community. Some of the proceeds will be donated to the Pine Street Inn.


When: Sunday, January 18th

Where: TBD

To sign up: 

Passing the Mic | June 5

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston present the fourth annual Passing the Mic event. Passing the Mic will take place at the Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road in Dorchester) and will start at 6pm. For more information, contact Rick Aggeler at and 617-506-5403 or visit

School Readiness Roundtable | March 14


Fields Corner Children thrive/Dorchester Cluster invites parents, caregivers, community member and service providers to join the next Fields Corner Children Thrive School Readiness Roundtable which will take place on March 14 from 12:00pm to 2:30pm at 1135 Dorchester Ave. Lunch and childcare will be provided! There will be a raffle for $20 Target gift cards for parent and grandparent participants. To be eligible for the raffle, you must attend the entire meeting. Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 12th to Tuyen Nguyen by responding to this email or by calling 617-740-2586. When you RSVP, please say if you need childcare.


Dot Dads | March 13

Dot Dads is a 13-week program for fathers that starts on March 13. If you are a father or if you know of a father who would like to learn nurturing/parenting skills, become a better dad, and connect to other fathers in the community, contact 617-474-1143 x222 to reserve a spot.

Friendship Group | Feb. 5


Be a great friend! First and third graders can come and learn social skills, disability awareness, how to help others, and how to be a great friend! This friendship group will take place every Tuesday at 4pm starting February 5 (for 5 weeks). These meetings will take place at 1135 Dorchester Avenue. For more info or to sign up, email or

Free Family Zumba | Jan 19

Another Family Zumba Party in the Neighborhood!!!
*Children must be accompanied with an adult*

Lets shake, jump and wigggle with dancing and games that will get your heart rates pumping. Any age, any level, any ability.

When: Saturday January 19, 2013 (9:00am-10:00am)
Where: Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester
35 Deer St, Dorchester, MA 02122

Mary Kinsella Scannell

Drop & Shop | Dec. 16


Do your holiday shopping while your children have fun! Drop off your children (ages 3-8) at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester (1135 Dorchester Ave) while you shop! Childcare will last from 10am to 2pm and will include arts and crafts, music, board games, and more! Please have your child bring a lunch and don't forget that SPACE IS LIMITED! For more info or to secure a spot, email or call 617-291-0870 / 857-366-1701. ($20 per child)

Parent Resource Group | Oct. 24

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester has recognized that parents of children with special needs are increasingly in need of support. These resource groups will be a place where parents can meet to network, share concerns, ask questions, air frustrations, celebrate successes and be an overall place of comfort and friendship. The next meeting is on October 24 at 6:30pm. It will take place at 1135 Dorchester Ave. For more info, contact 617-288-7120 or

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