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).

Jul, 2018

Fri., 7/20/18
The fourth annual Dot Pot will be held this year in Garvey Park from July 20-22, featuring 24 of Boston’s fiercest street hockey teams. It is played in memory of Katie McDonough, who spent years battling cancer, and proceeds will go to her family, the... Read more
Sat., 7/21/18
The annual bike ride of Mattapan and surrounding neighborhoods. The event offers three routes (8, 15, or 25 miles) for riders of all abilities. Free helmets will be provided on a first-come, first served basis. Helmets are REQUIRED for all participants... Read more
Sat., 7/21/18
In celebration of National Zookeeper Appreciation Week, Franklin Park Zoo invites guests for a special day to see what it’s like to be a zookeeper! See some of the day to day activities zookeepers participate in, such as feedings and trainings! Join us... Read more
Sat., 7/21/18
Pear Square Art Fair in DCR Richardson Park (Columbia Road and East Cottage Street) from 12-8 p.m. features pop, rock and world music performances, 14-plus local art vendors, with fused glass, leatherwork, painting and more. Food and refreshments. Co-... Read more
Sat., 7/21/18
A town hall meeting will be held on Saturday, July 21 from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Freedom House, Crawford St., Dorchester from 1 – 3:30 p.m. Hosted by Families for Justice as Healing. Moms, daughters, aunts, nieces, cousins, wives, girlfriends, sisters – join... Read more
Sat., 7/21/18
Saturday July 21st is Kid’s Day at the Boston Triathlon! We are excited to host the third annual Boston Triathlon SPLASH & DASH and the Kid’s Fun Run. The SPLASH & DASH will consist of a swim followed by a run and will offer four different age... Read more
Sun., 7/22/18
The Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon captures the essence of the city – historical, scenic, fun and exciting. As a participant in the triathlon, you’ll swim in the fresh waters of Dorchester Bay, bike through Boston city streets, and run... Read more
Tue., 7/24/18
We're having a park party to celebrate year one of Age-Friendly Boston! Join us for free snacks and refreshments, plants from Fowler Clark Farm for seniors, healthy food information and demonstrations from Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition, bench design... Read more
Wed., 7/25/18
Dorchester Beach Festival at Malibu and Savin Hill beaches, 3- 8:30 p.m. Kids Event from 3-6 with field games, face painting, giant bubble demo, circus acts, DotArt leads arts + crafts, NE Aquarium, Save the Harbor Save the Bay seaside walks and more.... Read more
Wed., 7/25/18
The Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series returns from July 25 to August 22 for another great season of outdoor music to entertain music fans of all ages on City Hall Plaza with Strictly Sinatra by Michael Dutra, Disco Night with Stardust, the... Read more
Sat., 7/28/18
The third annual Dudley Jazz Festival will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 12-6pm. It will take place at the Mary Hannon park, 613 Dudley St., Dorchester, MA. The rain location will be the Bruce Bolling Building 2nd Floor, 2300 Washington St.,... Read more

Aug, 2018

Sat., 8/25/18
Golf fans are invited to participate in the second Arnie’s March Boston to benefit MassGeneral Hospital for Children Cancer Center on Saturday, August 25 at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. In honor of late golfing legend Arnold Palmer, Arnie’s March... Read more

Oct, 2018

Thu., 10/4/18
Codman Square Health Center will proudly present its 21st annual fundraising event, Men of Boston Cook for Women’s Health, on Thursday evening, October 4, 2018 to raise funds and awareness to improve women’s health in our community. Each year more than... Read more
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