Juneteenth events set for Saturday in Dot

Dorchester Art Project will host a “Healing Through the Arts” event at Ripley Playground in Four Corners this Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will include a live mural project celebrating the life of artist Dwayne Corey Ross, aka Xerox, followed by a candlelight vigil at sunset for the community in remembrance of loved ones they have lost. Vendors will also set up on the tennis court.

This event has been made possible by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Dorchester Art Project, and Rebel Cause, Inc. Donate to help offset costs for the event at dorchesterartproject.com.


The Trustees, a land conservation group, will host a Juneteenth celebration at Nightingale Community Garden in Dorchester this Saturday, June 19, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The celebration of freedom is free for all and will include poetry, storytelling, food, and live music. Pre-register online at thetrustees.org/seedsow.

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