Events

Have an event coming up in Dorchester or Mattapan? Add it to our calendar (all entries will be reviewed by an editor for posting).

Mar, 2019

Tue., 3/19/19
Keith Hamilton Cobb, actor and author of American Moor, and David Howse, executive director of ArtsEmerson, examine the powerful role performance can play in catalyzing conversations on race, equality, and social challenges with Lizzy Cooper Davis, a... Read more
Wed., 3/20/19
A new meeting date for the Uphams Corner Implementation: Arts & Innovation District Community Meeting been set for Wednesday, March 20 at 6 PM the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. Celebrate with BPDA and DSNI on March 20, 2019... Read more
Thu., 3/21/19
The next monthly meeting of the Boston State Hospital CAC will be held on Thursday, March 21 from 6pm-8pm at the Foley Building, 249 River Street, Mattapan, MA. Members of the public are invited to attend.
Thu., 3/21/19
Come celebrate the last session of our six week series "Youth Justice Presents..." with some pizza and an open mic night at the Grove Hall Branch Library (41 Geneva Avenue). Hosted by Dzidzor Azaglo, come share your latest lyrics or poems and meet... Read more
Sat., 3/23/19
Join the Boston University “Off-Broadway” Singers will for a concert at 2 p.m. at Standish Village Assisted Living and Memory Support Community, 1190 Adams Street.
Sat., 3/23/19
Longing for an island getaway? Escape to the Tropics with the Zoo’s young professionals group, The Wild Things, at Franklin Park Zoo! Join us in your best luau gear as you dance and limbo your way through the Tropical Forest with friends! Watch the ring-... Read more
Sun., 3/24/19
Violinist Tessa Lark, recipient of a 2018 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Silver Medalist in the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and winner of the 2012 Naumburg International Violin... Read more
Sun., 3/24/19
Dorchester's Chili Cook-off, an annual event to support the Dorchester Day events, is held today from 4-7 p.m. at IBEW Hall on Freeport Street. Admission is $20 per person and $30 for families of up to four people.
Mon., 3/25/19
Indoor golf clinics start on March 25 The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at city community centers — including the Leahy Holloran and Perkins BCYF centers in Dorchester and the Boys & Girls Clubs of... Read more
Mon., 3/25/19
Stuart E. Eizenstat, former chief White House domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, Ambassador to the European Union, and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, discusses his new book, President Carter: The White House Years. All forums are free... Read more
Tue., 3/26/19
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with... Read more
Wed., 3/27/19
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with... Read more
Wed., 3/27/19
Colin Calloway, author of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, The First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation and Dartmouth professor of history, and Julia A. King, St. Mary’s College of Maryland professor of anthropology, discuss... Read more
Thu., 3/28/19
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with... Read more
Fri., 3/29/19
St. Ann Neponset will host its 35th annual $10,000 dinner to benefit the Alice McDonald Catholic HS scholarship fund, VBS, CYO basketball, youth ministry and the parish on Fri., March 29 at 6 p.m. at Venezia in Port Norfolk, Dorchester. Tickets are $150... Read more
Fri., 3/29/19
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with... Read more
Sat., 3/30/19
The Latino Law Enforcement Group of Boston (LLEGO Boston) presents a COMMUNITY BREAKFAST to benefit the Berkshire Partners Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club on Saturday; March 30, 2019 from 9am to 11am. The Blue Hill Club located at 15 Talbot Avenue in... Read more
Sat., 3/30/19
The Metropolitan Beaches Commission (MBC) will hold nine public hearings in the winter and spring of 2019 in waterfront communities from Nahant to Nantasket to receive public input about the state of the beaches. The hearing for Dorchester will be held on... Read more
Sat., 3/30/19
The 2019 Peace Cup will be held at the Canton Sportsplex on March 30 at 12 p.m. A post-game celebration and neighborhood fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. at the McKeon Post on Hilltop Street in Dorchester. All are invited and encouraged to attend.... Read more

Apr, 2019

Fri., 4/5/19
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with... Read more
Sun., 4/7/19
Hub New Music gives the world premiere of a new work by Kati Agócs', commissioned by Ashmont Hill Chamber Music for the ensemble. Praised as “one of the brightest stars in her generation of composers” (Audiophile Audition), Agócs and Hub New Music have... Read more
Thu., 4/11/19
Join us in celebrating community life in Dorchester’s Fields Corner neighborhood and DotHouse Health’s success as one of the best community-based health and social services organizations in the City of Boston. The celebration will take place on April 11th... Read more
Tue., 4/16/19
Watch, and even help, David Zucker bring words to life through everything from mimes to puppetry at the JFK Library from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 16th.

May, 2019

Sun., 5/12/19
The second Bach Project event of the season, this concert features some of the nation’s finest period musicians performing solo works by the composer. Shirley Hunt, baroque ‘cello, Michael Sponseller, harpsichord and Andrew Sheranian, organ Program:... Read more
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