Events

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Jan, 2018

Mon., 1/22/18
Mon., Jan. 22 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Cottage Brook Apartments Community Room, 622 Dudley St., Dorchester, The Boston Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to the first in a series of meetings to discuss upcoming improvements to Mary Hannon... Read more
Tue., 1/23/18
Join AARP Massachusetts for a free lunch event and learn more about the CARE Act, a new law to support family caregivers. The CARE Act makes sure caregivers are recognized when their loved ones go into the hospital, and that they have the training and... Read more
Wed., 1/24/18
Middle School students join Miss Celeste in art and STEM projects ranging from slime to puppetry.
Wed., 1/24/18
This will be a follow-up IAG meeting to review considerations related to the proposed development. The proposed program for this $57 million project involves the construction of 135 units of mixed-income rental apartment housing in Building 1, along with... Read more
Wed., 1/24/18
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to the last in a series of community meetings regarding capital renovations at Downer Avenue Playground, 40 Downer Avenue, Dorchester. The preferred design plan based on community input... Read more
Thu., 1/25/18
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to a meeting regarding capital renovations to McConnell Park located at 30 Denny Street in Dorchester. For further information, please call 617-961-3058.
Sat., 1/27/18
Now’s the time to start thinking about how you can make it the best summer ever! The YMCA of Greater Boston kicks off the 2018 Summer Day Camp Season with an Open House on Saturday, January 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dorchester YMCA, 776 Washington... Read more
Sat., 1/27/18
Feel like you're in a fairy tale! Meet, sing, and enjoy story time with your favorite winter princesses from 10:30-2:30 p.m. and solve clues to a fairy tale inspired scavenger hunt as you stroll throughout the Zoo. Inside the always balmy Tropical Forest... Read more
Sat., 1/27/18
The Boston Nature Center invites you to join them on Sat. Jan. 27 from 3-4 p.m. for an introduction to snowshoeing. This is a free event and snow shoes will be provided. For more info, please call 617-983-8500.
Mon., 1/29/18
Please note that the January West Selden & Vicinity Neighborhood Association has been rescheduled for January 29. Normally, monthly meetings occur on the forth Monday of the month, however, do to a schedule conflict, the date was moved to January... Read more
Wed., 1/31/18
Middle School students join Miss Celeste in art and STEM projects ranging from slime to puppetry.

Feb, 2018

Thu., 2/1/18
During the month of February, the Milton Public Library is pleased to celebrate Black History Month in the Wotiz Gallery by hosting an exhibit of photography by local artist Cheryl Clegg called “Faces of the Rasin Foundation, Haiti.” To learn more about... Read more
Sat., 2/3/18
Registered Democrats in Boston’s Ward 18 will hold a caucus on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hyde Park Municipal Building, 1179 River Street, Hyde Park, MA to elect delegates and alternates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic State... Read more
Wed., 2/7/18
Book Group’s next meeting is on Wed., Feb. 7 at 7:15 p.m. at 42 Ocean Street, hosted by Vicki Rugo. February’s book is “The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary,” by Simon Winchester. The... Read more
Sat., 2/10/18
From 7-10 p.m., join for an evening of fun and music to benefit the James P. “Jimmy” Cawley Scholarship at UMass Boston. The Jimmy Cawley Scholarship was created in memory of a much-loved son of Dorchester whose life was sadly shortened by cancer. Jimmy’... Read more
Sun., 2/18/18
Renaissance Men, Boston's professional male vocal chamber ensemble, performs RenMen Branches. Curated to explore the unexpected bridges between genres, the program will include both classical and pop/bluegrass selections. Ren Men will be joined by Boston... Read more
Sun., 2/18/18
Renaissance Men, Boston’s professional male vocal chamber ensemble, in collaboration with Boston City Singers’ Fellas, performs “RenMen Branches” on Sun., Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. in Peabody Hall at All Saints Church, 209 Ashmont Street. Curated to explore the... Read more
Tue., 2/20/18
Local groups and organizations are invited to participate in the 12th annual Dorchester Chili Cook-off on Sun., March 11 from 4-7 p.m. at IBEW Local 103, 256 Freeport Street. The $50 registration fee for participants is due by Tues., Feb. 20; checks... Read more
Wed., 2/21/18
The Milton Junior Woman's Club presents the children's entertainment group, Toe Jam Puppet Band, at a special February school vacation week performance on 02/21/2018. The event will be held at Cunningham Hall, 77 Edge Hill Road, Milton, MA 02186. Doors... Read more
Sat., 2/24/18
Sat., Feb 24 at 7 p.m. at Florian Hall with DJ Drew Erico. More information to be announced.

Mar, 2018

Thu., 3/1/18
Registration open until Mon., March 18. Registration will not be accepted after that date. Unpaid registrations will be deleted by the system. Age divisions and playing format: (K-1 and K-2) U6, 5v5 up to 12 players roster. Girls and boys separated. (1st... Read more
Sun., 3/18/18
Pianist Mana Tokuno has received widespread acclaim for her sensitive and insightful interpretations and her brilliant virtuosity. Known for her ability to bring a vast array of styles to life, Ms. Tokuno has performed at Carnegie (Weill) Hall and CAMI... Read more

Apr, 2018

Sun., 4/8/18
Widely known for their “absolute dedication to the music" and already recognized as "one of today`s greatest chamber music groups" (Hamburger Abendblatt), the Armida Quartet joyously discovers musical conversations across centuries. This concert begins... Read more
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