Wrapping for a Cause Foundation | Oct. 21

House of Tafari Collection invites you to a community dinning event happening at the Ashmont Grill to benefit Wrapping for a Cause. A portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting cancer survivors. Enjoy head wrapping demonstrations with Imani McFarlane and special guest artist Abdou Mboup.

October 21st 12pm-3pm

Ashmont Grill 555 Talbot Ave. Dorchester MA

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Dinner and Movie Night | Oct. 19

Get ready for a dinner and movie night the whole family can enjoy. Happening at Dot 2 Dot Cafe on Friday Oct. 19th. Dinner starts at 6pm followed by a showing of 'Hocus Pocus' (PG)  Set menu: adults $20, kids $12.

Movie Snoypsis: After 300 years, three sister witches are resurrected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it us up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches reign of terror once and for all.



Men of Boston Cook for Woman's Health | Sept. 27

The Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health gala event eagerly anticipates its 15th birthday this year on the 27th of September. Men of Boston, as it is affectionately known, has served to join some of the Boston area's finest restaurants with local celebrities to help raise funds for critical women's health programs since its founding in the 90s. Don't miss out, purc 

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Mentoring Rocks My Sox Brunch | Sept. 15


BCNC and the Boston Red Sox invite YOU to the Mentoring Rocks My Sox Brunch. Come to this FREE brunch and learn how to become a mentor! All attendees will be entered into a raffle to win Red Sox tickets! The event will take place on Sept. 15 from 10am to 11:30am at 38 Ash Street in Boston. RSVP at For more info, email or call 617-635-5129 x 1022.

Fresh Fridays! A Global Fusion of Taste and Sound | Aug. 3 - Sep. 14

The Dorchester Community Food Co-op and the Sustainability Guild International present an exciting series of Friday night events August through September. These event will be "nutritious nights out" featuring savory food and beverages, live music, slam poetry, activities for kids, local community chefs and cooking demos. Help celebrate the essence of Dorchester through diverse voices, talents and flavors!

Fresh Fridays! A Global Fusion of Taste and Sound's opening night was August 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the First Parish Church (10 Parish Street, Dorchester) and the event series continues until September 14.  View a flyer here. Complete Schedule of Events after the break!

(Pay what you can - suggested donation $5)

Volunteers are needed to help staff this event. Please send an email to if you can help. If you are interested in becoming a member of the co-op, click HERE. >> Read More

Free Cookout at Metropolitan Baptist Church | June 30

On June 30th, Metropolitan Baptist Church will be hosting a free cookout for everyone. The event will be held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Metropolitan Baptist Church is located at 393 Norfolk Street in Dorchester. For more information, please call 617.436.0479 or click on attachment below for flyer with information and sponsors of the event!

Summer Farmers' Markets in Dorchester

Summer is arriving and that means the return of farmers' markets throughout Dorchester! See below for a list of farmers' markets in and around Dorchester. Keep in mind, all of these farmers' markets accept EBT!

Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market - at Ashmont T Station - July 6-October 19 - Fridays 3:00PM-7:00PM >> Read More

Dot2Dot Open Mic This Friday, March 2

It is time for another open mic at Dot2Dot this Friday, March 2nd! Do anything you want - have a talent you have never shared, or a passion you constantly practice? Step up to the mic for five minutes of fame. While you're at it, enjoy some great food from Dot2Dot - check out their website for the menu! The dinner will be from 6:00 p.m. and open mic will start at 7:00 p.m. Dot2Dot is located at 1739 Dorchester Ave. For more information, call 617 436-2368 or email Dot2Dotmanager [at]

4th Annual Taste of Dorchester Event April 26

Join the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) to try amazing food from all over Dorchester at the 4th Annual Taste of Dorchester Event!  It will be held from 6-8PM at the IBEW Local 103 located at 256 Freeport Street, with live music from Sleeping Bee.  

Tickets are $35 beforehand, $40 at the door, $20 for seniors and children 6-12, and children under 5 get in for free.  To purchase tickets, please go to or call 617.822.9100.  

The event is a yearly event to raise money for MAHA's programs which help to increase sustainable homeownership in Dorchester and across Massachusetts. The vibrant local restaurant community has helped to make this event a Dorchester tradition! Try Jamaican, Vietnamese, Cape Verdean, Irish, Indian, Soul Food and American cuisine, a variety of delicious culinary dishes from restaurants across Dorchester. Local ice cream and fair trade coffee will also be served! In 2011, over 400 guests helped to raise $44,000 to support MAHA's efforts! Read after the break to see this year's participating restaurants!

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