Ice Cream Treats in the Neighborhood

With warmer temps and longer days, call for a trip to your local neighborhood ice cream shop! Go get some this weekend! Check out our roundup! 

Dorchester Resilient Waterfront Project

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the City of Boston will be hosting a second virtual workshop for a project at Tenean Beach/Conley Street. This virtual workshop will focus on reviewing the conceptual design options for Tenean Beach/Conley Street in development that have been informed by both community and other stakeholder feedback.  This meeting will be hosted online, using Zoom. You must register using this link; then you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting. Please register in advance for this meeting/Meeting ID: 161 249 3070 Toll free call-in number: 833 568 8864

Prepare for DorchFest 2023

On Saturday, June 3rd, you can experience what it would be like to walk through a real-life shuffled Spotify playlist at Dorchfest, an outdoor music festival featuring over 40 different artists performing on various neighborhood porches.  This fun neighborhood event is being hosted by the Ashmont-Adams neighborhood and takes place from 12pm to 5pm. You can walk through the neighborhood while stopping to listen to the sets of all types of live music.  You can get the full details, including schedule and list of performing artists, here! 

Register to Run Dorchester Day 5K

Join the Dorchester Running Club and the Blarney Stone and run the Dorchester Day 5k!  The race begins and ends at the Blarney Stone (1505 Dot Ave) and is an out-and-back down Dot Ave towards Lower Mills, turning around in front of the Carney Hospital. T-Shirt will be available to the first 100 registrants!

Pre-Race Entry Fee: Adults $30/Children 11 and under $15
Day of Race Entry Fee: Adult $35/ Children 11 and under $20

Each registration includes a wristband for the post-race BBQ at the Blarney Stone! Additional wristbands and DRC swag will be available the day of. You can register here! 

Outdoor Fun in the Summer

Looking for outdoor fun this summer? Check out the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s complete schedule of free events and activities for all ages. Visit to learn more. You can select from a variety of free activities such as concerts, movies, fitness classes, sports centers, watercolor painting workshops, and fun children’s activities.




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