DOT BY THE DAY August 21 – 28, 2014
Thursday (21st) – WBZ Radio & the Department of Conservation & Recreation present “Beetlejuice” — a free film for families at Pope John Paul II Park in Neponset, starting at sunset.
Saturday (23rd) – The Lower Mills Branch Library hosts an Irish Celebration from 12-2 p.m. Join the Friends of the Lower Mills Library as they celebrate all things Irish with a traditional Irish band Geese in the Bog, traditional step dancers from Brady Kenny O’Brien Academy, delicious Irish snacks and more.
Sunday (24th) – Mayor’s Cup Pop Warner Football Jamboree at Roberts Playground in Dorchester starts at 9 a.m. and will run all day. Over 1,000, coaches, families and spectators are expected to attend. The day will include: live entertainment; raffles, giveaways, and discounted products by Modell’s; and refreshments for sale courtesy of Dorchester Pop Warner. Games start with the youngest divisions of players competing first. Limited parking is available at Rogers Playground, with additional parking available at Tech Boston Academy, 9 Peacevale Rd.
• ONEin3 Presents #HUBisHome House Party on at District Hall in Boston’s Innovation District from 3-6 p.m. The afternoon will engage young professionals in Boston about housing issues facing the city in a “house party” style atmosphere. “Pitch style” presentations from thought leaders on Boston’s housing future, including former City Councillor Mike Ross, Dorchester’s own Arthur Jemison, the deputy Undersecretary and Deputy Director, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development and City Councillor Tito Jackson. Free.
Wednesday (27th) – Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Movie Nights presents the film “Monsters University” at Doherty Playground, Town Field, 1545 Dorchester Ave. The show begins at dusk. Free popcorn will be provided by AMC Loews Theatres. Bring your blankets and chairs.
• Huntington Theatre Company and the Mayor’s Office presents a free event at Dorchester’s Strand Theatre at 7pm in conjunction with the Huntington’s upcoming production of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Hosted by Karen Holmes Ward, WCVB-TV’s Director of Public Affairs and Community Services and host and executive producer of “CityLine,” the evening will feature a screening of the Academy Award-winning 1967 film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner featuring Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, and Sidney Poitier, followed by a conversation with director David Esbjornson and actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner of the Huntington’s production. The evening is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged at huntingtontheatre.org/StrandRSVP.