Health

Free Sunset Yoga at Bowdoin-Geneva Hub

This summer, bring your day to a close with peaceful yoga poses and breathing exercises during weekly outdoor classes at the Bowdoin-Geneva Community Hub. Great for all levels, ages, sizes and identities.

Classes take place every Thursday from 6:45 - 8p beginning July 10th.

These classes are FREE thanks to a partnership with Sustainability Guild International and the Dorchester Community Food Co-op.

For more information or to register, visit earthseedyoga.com, email earthseedyogi@gmail.com, or call/text 857.312.9941.
Earthseed Yoga

Ashmont/Peabody Sq Farmers Market

Name of Event: The Ashmont/Peabody Sq Farmers Market

Date of Event: June 20th - Oct 17 ( Every Friday)

TIme of Event: 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Adress: The plaza of the Ashmont T station

Description: A local farmers market thats provides fresh produce, fish and grass fed meat to our community.

Pruedunce@gmail.com
Shaquille Jones

Mattahunt Community Center Family Fun Night

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

RCope@wheelock.edu; 617-635-5159
Rashad Cope

Family Variety Fridays

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

nancy.rousseau@cityofboston.gov, (617) 635-5146
Nancy Rachel Rousseau

State Rep. Carlos Henriquez 5th Suffolk District Community Meetings

In the month of March State Rep. Carlos Henriquez of the 5th Suffolk district will hold four community meetings in his district to discuss new laws and policy, also to address the issues and concerns of his constituents. The following dates and locations are: March 2nd (Viet Aide, 42 Charles st), 16th (Grove Hall library, 41 geneva ave), 23rd (Roxbury YMCA, 285 MLK Blvd), and 30th (Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, 504 Dudley st).

phone: 617-722-8762 email: Danielson.Tavares@MAhouse.gov
Danielson Tavares

Community Peace Circle

The Community Peace Circle is a time and place where people who are affected by the violence in our community can come together and speak honestly about what’s going on for them. It is a simple, yet deeply meaningful process in which participants hear and affirm the truth in one another’s statements and lend support, as needed. The Peace Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 6-8pm at the Bowdoin St. Health Center, 230 Bowdoin St. Dorchester, MA. Upcoming dates: Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11.  Read more

617-296-2075
Janet Connors

ABCD needs you to Volunteer! (Volunteer Tax Preparer Training)

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

communityresource@bostonabcd.org
Bindu Vedagiri

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS AT DORCHESTER HOUSE

Dorchester House Multi-Service Center is offering free blood pressure screenings every Sunday from 9:30am – 12 Noon. Often called “the silent killer” because it has no symptoms, High Blood Pressure can damage your heart, arteries and other organs and can lead to heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke, and many other health problems. Anyone interested in checking their blood pressure can just drop by the Dorchester House Urgent Care Clinic, which has direct entrance from the parking lot adjacent to the health center building.  Read more

Ashmont / Peabody Square Farmers' Market

Buy your fresh, local food at the Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers' Market which happens every Friday July to mid October, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, on the Ashmont Station plaza at the corner of Dorchester Ave and Ashmont Street. The market is run by St Marks Area Main Street and sponsored by Eastern Bank.  Read more

617-825-3846
Dan Larner

Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market

Open Thursdays from 3-6:30 beginning June 28 and continuing through the end of October.

A top priority of the market is to make fresh, high-quality healthy food available and accessible to everyone. Vendors are local farms and small-scale food businesses that provide area residents with affordably-priced fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, bread and – BRAND NEW this season – fresh-caught fish.  Read more

617-754-0026
Maura B., Market Manager