Registration for the Fall House Soccer League is now open. Please go to the website dyssoccer.com and click on “Register Now.” The last day to register is June 30. All games are played on Sundays at Pope John Paul II Park in Neponset. Opening day is Sunday, Sept. 8.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston’s Chief of Human Services/Boston Centers for Youth & Families’ (BCYF) Executive Director Daphne Griffin are pleased to announce that the Boston Neighborhood Basketball League (BNBL), presented by Reebok, is currently accepting registrations for teams to compete in the 44th annual summer season. Individuals who wish to join a “wait list” to be placed on a team and youth interested in the Pee Wee Development Program can also register. The registration deadline is Friday, June 21st. Read more
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).
The second and third grade girls at the Mather School in Dorchester are looking for at least two, fun, enthusiastic volunteers to run a Girl Scout Brownie troop after school on Fridays beginning in January. All the necessary training will be provided, free of charge from Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Interested candidates should contact Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mattapan Patriots will be offering a winter sports programs at the Mattahunt Wheelock Community Center for children who want to develop athletically, skillfully and personally. The program will run from December 7, 2012 to March 29, 2013.
Registration dates are Friday, Nov. 30 and Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Mattahunt.
The program is $40 for non-members and $35 for members. The cost includes team shirts, awards, and end of program appreciation. Read more
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
Boston students and schools are invited to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee program through the 6th Annual BCYF Spelling Bee. Boston students of public, charter, pilot, and parochial schools as well as home-schooled students are eligible to participate in BCYF’s Bee this spring only after they have won a Bee held at a Boston school. In addition to improving students’ spelling skills and broadening their vocabulary, Spelling Bee participation provides valuable experience in developing self-confidence—a necessary skill for success in public speaking and performing arts. Read more
José Mateo Ballet Theatre is holding open auditions for children ages 6-18 to participate in the 2012Nutcracker Season!
Location: Kroc Center, 650 Dudley St., Dorchester.
Auditions are separated by into age groups so please be sure to arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your child's appropriate time.
Ages 6-7 - 10:00 am
Ages 8-10 - 11:00 am
Ages 11-12 - 12:00 pm
Ages 13-15 - 1:00 pm
Ages 16-18 - 2:00 pm Read more
Boston Irish Wolfhounds Youth (7-15) Rugby
Rugby is one of the fastest growing youth sports in America, and at this program kids from ages 7-15 will learn ball handling, passing, and kicking skills, along with offensive and defensive strategies. All coaches are experienced players themselves, and the program is run in coordination with USA Rugby. Read more
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