Arts and entertainment
Join Franklin Park Coalition along with youngsters and people of all ages to our annual Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park: Free Concert & Film series. Each Tuesday from July to August, Franklin Park will be bursting with the sounds of Jazz and Top 40, provided by the best local talent.
Morning concerts are geared towards kids and families and will feature dancing, drumming and interactive play. While the evening concerts will feature various genres of music and is open to the public. It is sure to be a great summer while enjoying great music and talent acts! Read more
The Boston Public Library this week announced the launch of a series of free concerts in partnership with JazzBoston, a 5 year-old nonprofit organization serving artists and audiences throughout the Greater Boston area. Riffs & Raps: Jazzin' the Generations invites people of all ages to travel together on a live musical tour through time that will be stopping at eight neighborhood branches this December. Most especially welcome are senior citizens, who will recognize many favorite songs as their musical guides use jazz standards and originals to bridge the generations. Read more
Neponset Health Center will be present at local Farmers’ Markets throughout the month of August (August 6th-20th) from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. The health center will have information on all of the services that the Neponset Health Center offers their current patients and community members.
Location: Thuan Dat Supermarket, 733 Hancock Street, Quincy
Come enjoy drums, batons, dance, and more for free in Franklin Park on Tuesdays, July 13th to August 17th, at 11 a.m. The Playhouse children events are great for families, summer camps, and youth groups. You can find the Playhouse by following signs along Circuit Drive in Franklin Park directing you to the Pierpont Road fork and the Playstead ballfields. For more information, please call 617-442-4141 or visit www.franklinparkcoalition.org
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department introduces a series of free photography workshops called Pics in the Parks. Open to residents ages 9 and up, the program works toward developing tricks and techniques for taking great photographs in Boston’s picturesque parks. The eight-week photography workshops will be held every Tuesday beginning June 29 twice a day at 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The morning session is for children ages nine to 16, while the evening session is geared toward adults. Please bring a digital or film camera and pre-register by calling (617) 961-3051. Read more
Please join us for the 35th anniversary of the Murphy School and our 2nd Annual R.J. Murphy School Fundraiser.
Grand Prize....Trip for 4 to Ireland
Includes airfare for 4, one-week rental of home in Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland and choice of a round of golf for 4 at the Old Head Golf Links in Kinsale or $500 in cash
3rd Prize...Celtics Tickets
March 26, 2010
IBEW Hall- 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester
7pm to 11pm~Drawing at 10pm
Winner need not be present to win
Ticket stub good for one admittance Read more
Boston Public Schools registration for first round begins
January 4 -February 5, 2010 for kindergarten, grade 6, and grade 9. February 10 - March 26, 2010 is for all other grades.
Boston Public Schools
East Zone Family Resource Center
1216 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Ma 02125
The Dorchester Arts Collaborative, a local not-for-profit association, seeks members to join our organization. We are a membership organization that was founded in 2002 to develop and facilitate arts programming in Dorchester and to cultivate the social, cultural, and economic enrichment of Boston's largest and most diverse neighborhood. Our most visible activity is the organization of the annual Dorchester Open Studios along with other arts related activities and support. Please consider becoming a member. Read more
The Dorchester Arts Collaborative is accepting registration for October's Eight Annual Dorchester Open Studios. We invite all visual artists to go to our website and follow the online instructions for registering to participate. We are looking forward to another outstanding weekend of art in Dorchester and want you to be a vital part of it. Please go to www.thedac.org/open_studios.html and register now.
Watch a movie under the stars every Tuesday and Thursday night at two parks on the Neponset. Bring a blanket, chair and popcorn for a family movie that begins at sunset. Visit www.bostonnatural.org to find out what's playing.
Showing Tuesdays at sunset from July 7 - August 25 at the Martini Shell, Truman Pkwy, Hyde Park.
Showing Thursdays at sunset from July 9 - August 27 at Pope John Paul II Park, Gallivan Blvd. Dorchester.