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Monday Matinees

Films at 2 pm
With Popcorn!

Ink-Stained Wretches…Requiem for the Newspaper

Monday April 6 Absence of Malice (1981, 116 min) Paul Newman, Sally Field

Suppose you picked up this morning’s newspaper and your life was a front page headline…and everything they said was accurate, but none of it was true?

Monday April 13 The Front Page (1931, 101 min) Pat O’Brien, Adolphe Menjou  Read more

DotBike 2009 Kickoff

DotBike has just recently turned one year old.

We’re going to launch the 2009 Biking season with a get together at the Dot2Dot cafe on Thursday April 9th from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Learn about rides and activities for the upcoming bicycling season and bring suggestions and ideas to share! Where would you like to see DotBike’s efforts directed. Do you have ideas for rides, advocacy efforts, community events.

Free food and beverages.

RSVPs are welcome to dotbikebostonbikerorg to help plan the refreshments. Info at


Roger Clap's 400th Birthday! April 6, 1609 - 2009

The Roger Clap School in Dorchester is celebrating Roger Clap's 400th Birthday. Roger was born in England on April 6,1609. He came to America aboard the Mary & John in 1630. He was a Dorchester founding father and the second commander of the fort on Castle Island. Students at the Roger Clap School have many interesting events planned including visiting Roger's grave at the King's Chapel Burial Grounds, visiting the Clap houses at the Dorchester Historical Society and writing Roger's biography.

Mary Moran

Dorchester Park Restoration Touch-Up

Spring has finally sprung and Richard O’Mara, of Cedar Grove Gardens, is assembling a group of volunteers to touch up the work that was done on last year’s Park Restoration Phase 1 initiative. This is the ideal time because the leafy and prickly invaders have not gotten a head start on us.

All necessary manual and power tools will be provided. Be sure to wear long sleeves and bring work gloves if you have them. We have a few pair for those who don’t. We’ll also be offering modest refreshments and lots of commaraderie.  Read more

Richard O'Mara

17th Annual Free DCR Easter Egg Hunt!

The Department of Conservation and Recreation will host the 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Pope John Paul II Park (Gallivan Blvd entrance)on April 4th at 11am.

The event is free and will have over 10,000 hidden eggs, sponsored by Phillips Candy House on Morrissey Blvd.

Edward Everett Elementary Celebrates 100 years !!

The Edward Everett is celebrating 100 years !!! The school is putting on a Gala event at UMass Boston Campus Center on Saturday, April 4th from 7pm - 11pm. This event will have live music performed by Ray Brown and Friends, a DJ, a wonderful Silent Auction, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. We would love to see friends, community members and past Alumni at this event (you must be 21 years old). Please call the school for tickets or further information about this Fundraiser 617.635.8779.