Ride Your Bike to Work Day

Boston’s National Bike to Work Day Festival celebrates National Bike to Work Day. It’s our way of saying, “Thanks for riding your bike today.” The City wants to make it fun for experienced and new bike commuters by organizing convoys and a festival at City Hall from 7am-9pm on Friday, May 17th, with free coffee and breakfast!

Take part in the Ashmont Hill Yard Sale – May 18th

A sign of spring in the neighborhood! It’s the Ashmont Hill Yard Sale. Over 40 homes are expected to participate in this annual event that takes place on Saturday, May 18th from 9am-2pm.  Here are 5 Things You Can Expect!

Humphreys Street Studios to Host Spring Dorchester Open Studios this weekend

Humphreys Street Studios will host this spring’s Dorchester Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, from 11am to 5pm. Humphreys Street Studios (HSS), now majority artist-owned/operated as affordable artist workspaces in perpetuity, is located at 11-13 Humphreys Street in Uphams Corner, Dorchester. Visiting Open Studios is a wonderful way to meet neighborhood artists, learn about their craft, and see their work practices behind the scenes. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions, learn how art is made, and even purchase original work directly from the artists on site. At Humphreys Street Studios, visitors will meet painters, sculptors, jewelry-makers, print-makers, graphic designers, photographers, woodworkers, blacksmiths, and more. HSS has also opened up space on-site for other Dorchester artists without studios to show there. You can get all the details here. 

Pierogis, Polka + Polish Culture and History – Polish Fest 2024

Enjoy a day of culture, fun, food, drink, music + more! On Sunday, May 19th, from 12-6pmthe Polish American Citizens Club, and the Polish American Heritage and Community Foundation (PAHCF) will be hosting Polish Fest Boston 2024.  This family-friendly annual event allows people from all over the greater Boston area to enjoy the warm hospitality of the Polish community.  This event will feature The Baltic Poka Band, DJ Mariusz Wierzibicki, Krakowiak Polish Dancers of Boston, plus vendors, artisans, food, and beer!   The event is located just a six-minute walk from Andrew Square Station (Red Line) and the #16, #17, #18, #10, and #5 buses.

Register to Participate in the Dot Day Road Race – June 2nd

Lace-up your sneakers and participate in the 2024 Dot Day Road Race on Sunday, June 2nd!  You can register here!  This family-friendly 5K is for all ages and abilities and begins and ends at the Blarney Stone restaurant just before the annual Dot Day Parade! Registration for adults and teenagers 12+ is just $30 if you sign up in advance. Registration for youth 11 and under is $15. (Same-day registration is $35 for 12+ and $20 for kids!) You can learn more here! 

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