Events

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Nov, 2017

Thu., 11/23/17
The Franklin Park Coalition is preparing for a 5k run/walk Thanksgiving morning in Franklin Park at 9 a.m. Online registration for the 2017 Turkey Trot is open until Wed., Nov. 22nd. See fpc5k.com for complete information. For additional information,... Read more
Fri., 11/24/17
Fri., Nov. 24; Native American Heritage Month: Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers. Join the Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers as they share stories of both their history and modern culture in a performance that culminates with a full audience powow... Read more
Fri., 11/24/17
Join the kids and families from the Neighborhood House Charter School, Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy, the Holmes School and the Henderson School at The Town Field, 200 Park St., Dorchester on Fri., Nov. 24 from 11-3 p.m. as we paint banners to say... Read more
Fri., 11/24/17
Come to Town Field on Friday, November 24th from 11:00AM - 3:00PM for an afternoon of painting! Join the kids and families from the Neighborhood House Charter School, Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy, the Holmes School and the Henderson School as we... Read more
Sat., 11/25/17
Sat., Nov. 25 from 10-3 p.m. at St. John Paul II Catholic Academy. Sponsored by Dorchester Knights of Columbus Council 107, featuring plenty of vendors to do your Christmas shopping including: Tastefully Simply, Beachbody, Mary Kay, Clothing, Crochet... Read more
Sat., 11/25/17
Start your day shopping and brunching with the old and the new in your our St. Mark's Village area, with stalwart businesses like Crawford Drug, Tasha Michelle Kloset, and The Modern Dog Boston, as well as newer offerings, like I Am Fashion men's boutique... Read more
Sat., 11/25/17
Stock your pantry, buy local crafts, and celebrate the season in Peabody Square at our third annual pop-up holiday market! Holiday music will fill the air as you shop our market stands for pantry staples and holiday treasures. The market will lead... Read more
Sat., 11/25/17
The Holiday Stroll has been moved to Small Business Saturday. Come and celebrate the season in Lower Mills from 3-6 p.m.. #shopsmall #shoplocal The Holiday Tree Lighting, part of the Mayor's Holiday Trolley Tour, at Meetinghouse Bank at 4 p.m. Other local... Read more
Sat., 11/25/17
The tenth annual Lower Mills Holiday Stroll will be on Sat., Nov. 25 from 3-6 p.m. with a tree lighting at Meetinghouse Bank set for 4 p.m. A holiday pop-up market will be staged at the St. John Paul II Catholic Academy at the corner of Richmond Street.... Read more
Tue., 11/28/17
The Eliot School’s 3D arts program teaches students the process of sketching and making models to clarify their ideas and turn them into 3-dimensional sculptures. Students use a variety of materials such as air-dry clay, paper maché, construction paper,... Read more
Tue., 11/28/17
Peter Edelman, Georgetown law professor and former advisor to Senator Robert F. Kennedy, discusses key challenges raised in his new book "Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America." All forums are free and open to the public. Make... Read more
Wed., 11/29/17
The Foundation for Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) invites you to HUBNOB on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the House of Blues Boston. Celebrate our 45th anniversary with a fun-filled carnival themed event. Step right up to play carnival... Read more
Thu., 11/30/17
What is the future of the Strand Theatre as an anchor of the Uphams Corner Arts and Innovation district? The BPDA hosts a public meeting on that topic today from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Strand, 543 Columbia Rd., Dorchester. Contact: Kristina Ricco, 617-918-... Read more

Dec, 2017

Fri., 12/1/17
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Sat., 12/2/17
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Sun., 12/3/17
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Wed., 12/6/17
Eat, drink and be charitable on Wed., Dec. 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Landmark Public House, 772 Adams St., Dorchester. $100 ticket purchase includes $10K raffle entry. Enjoy refreshments, raffles and great company!
Wed., 12/6/17
The meeting will focus on the integration of a new, permanent canopy to provide shelter to waiting riders in the Upper Busway at Forest Hills Station into the current construction contract and how this work will be completed. All residents, abutters,... Read more
Thu., 12/7/17
The request is for the removal of one ash tree measuring 10 inches DBH (diameter at breast height) due to proposed construction of a driveway at 1516 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. Public testimony will be taken at the hearing, or may be provided prior... Read more
Sat., 12/9/17
Join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department on Sat., Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. at William Devine Golf Course Clubhouse, 1 Circuit Drive, Dorchester for a public community briefing for Phase Vb of the ongoing Improvements to Pathways at Franklin Park. The... Read more
Sun., 12/10/17
Music and surprises on Sun., Dec. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at William Clapp House, 195 Boston Street.
Mon., 12/11/17
Join Boston Area Research Initiative for a public conversation centered on the opportunities and challenges of installing kiosks throughout the city. Our goal is to open the conversation regarding Smart Cities projects in order to truly understand what it... Read more
Mon., 12/11/17
MAHA's 2017 annual meeting and dinner is on Monday, December 11 6p.m.-7:30p.m. at 1803 Dorchester Ave. It will be an exciting evening with the announcement of a new mortgage agreement with Santander, election of new board members, and a special thank you... Read more
Tue., 12/12/17
Grab your friends and join us at Ester DOT, Lower Mills, for a holiday flower workshop! Join us to create a festive focal point for your holiday dinners and parties. Learn new flower tips and tricks while mastering the art of flower arranging. At the end... Read more
Wed., 12/20/17
Enacted in 2000, survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month is an effort to educate the public and policymakers about the impact of murder on families and communities and uplift the peace-building efforts of survivors. Contact alexandra@... Read more

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