*Contact:* Press Office (617) 635-4461
*Youth Jobs Hopeline Will be Open Thursday and Friday*
BOSTON - Mayor Walsh announced that Hopeline registration will re-open for two days this week for teens ages 15 to 18.
Registering through the Hopeline is the first step in the City's youth employment program, led by the Department of Youth Engagement and Employment, to engage youth who may have missed the initial sign-up rounds for Mayor Walsh’s initial outreach for summer youth employment. Read more
Mattahunt Community Center (MCC) Family Fun Nights
Upcoming Family Fun Nights:
• February 26: Celebrate Black History Month
• March 26: Honor Women in History
• April 30: Boost Financial Literacy
• May 28: Participate in Mental Health Awareness
• June 25: Kick-off to Summer
For more information on the Holiday Family Fun Night and on the Mattahunt Community Center, please visit: Wheelock.edu/Mattahunt
Live, work or play in Dorchester? Consider volunteering there, too. Boston Partners in Education is looking for mentors and tutors for students in Boston Public Schools, specifically in Dorchester neighborhoods.
Volunteers work one-on-one or with a small group of students for an hour a week during the school day. Opportunities are available in all grades (K-12) in either English Language Arts or math. Read more
Every Friday evening the Anthony D. Perkins Community Center hosts “Family Variety Fridays”. This is a FREE weekly Friday event open to family, friends of all ages and the community-at-large, all summer long. No membership or registration required.
Activities include but are not limited to movie nights, pool parties, carnival nights and talent shows.
Please come enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages while viewing a family friendly film.
Start Date: Friday, June 14, 2013
End Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Boston City Singers is holding auditions in June for the 2013-2014 season. All young people ages 4-18 are invited to audition, and no previous singing experience is required.
For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact Jane Money at (617) 825-0674 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABCD needs you to Volunteer!
We are looking for special people like you to volunteer with the Financial Futures Initiative at ABCD this upcoming tax season to:
• Help our Boston residents get free tax preparation assistance
• Save thousands of dollars in tax preparation fees; and
• Make a difference in their lives.
By volunteering your time, you get to
• Learn new skills
• Make new friends; and
• Become a certified IRS tax preparer Read more
The Dorchester Day Parade Committee is hosting its 1st annual art contest open to all
Dorchester residents in the 3rd through 6th grade or students that attend a Dorchester
school. Two (2) prizes will be awarded to the drawings that are chosen from a
panel of local judges. Please fill out the registration form below and mail it with your
Art to the committee chair. A completed registration form and Art must be
postmarked by March 16, 2012 to be considered for a prize.
1.) The student must be a Dorchester resident or attend a Dorchester school. Read more
-Tues. 5:00-7:00pm Huntington Ave YMCA
-Wed. 5:00-7:00pm Dorchester YMCA
-Thurs. 5:30pm-7:30pm Roxbury YMCA (Starting Nov. 17th)
Join the YMCA Achievers for their 15 week workshop series that walks you through the entire college application process. Get help choosing schools, filling out applications, financial aid and scholarship information, and writing your college essay. Each workshop will better prepare you for college and how to get there! Read more
Beginner & Intermediate line dance classes are held weekly at the John P Holland School Community Center on Wednesdays in 8-week session durations. The next session begins 10/12 - 11/30 open to BCYF Members, contact the Holland Comm Center Staff if you are interested in attaining ADULT or SENIOR membership to attend the Soul line dance class.
We teach the basics in line dancing whether you dance SouL or Country.
Line Dance Class $40/8-week session due Oct 12 or $5 per class. Read more
The NAACP Boston branch plans first annual golf tournament to kick off a year of celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the oldest chartered branch in the Nation. This is your opportunity to support the Branch, network with Boston's most prominent political and business leaders while enjoying the great game of golf. Read more