Mother’s Day is May 14th
Whether you’re buying for your mom, a mom-to-be, your sister, or a friend, here are some gift ideas from local small businesses! Not only will you be picking up something special for your mom, but you’ll also be supporting our small businesses in the neighborhood. Or maybe treat Mom to a meal at a local restaurant for her special day! You can check out our roundup here!
Dot Day Fundraiser at Tavolo
Enjoy a disco-themed fundraiser on Monday, May 8th from 6pm-9pm at Tavolo featuring Lilly Rose Valore!
Mayor Wu’s Neighborhood Coffee Hour
Coffee and Conversation – Dorchester’s Coffee Hour will take place on Friday, May 12 from 9:30am-10:30am at Doherty-Gibson Playground (Town Field) 1545 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester. Participants will enjoy Dunkin’ Iced Coffee and assorted Dunkin’ MUNCHKINS® Donut Hole Treats along with fresh fruit from Star Market. Additional support is provided by City Express courier service. Each family in attendance will receive a free flowering plant from the Parks Department while supplies last. Residents at each event will also be eligible to win a raffle prize from Dunkin’. You can learn more here!
Little Green Bins
The Public Works Department is expanding the food waste curbside collection program to serve 30,000 households. The program has collected 800+ tons of curbside food waste for free in those little green bins you see in the neighborhood. You can learn more here!
Pierogis, Polka + Polish Culture and History
Enjoy a day of culture, fun, food, drink, music + more! On Sunday, May 21st, from 12-6pm, the Polish American Citizens Club, and the Polish American Heritage and Community Foundation (PAHCF) will be hosting Polish Fest Boston 2023. This family-friendly annual event allows people from all over the greater Boston area to enjoy the warm hospitality of the Polish community. You can learn more here!