See and Do

Week of October 9th

Minus the bun! Bred Gourmet – one of Dorchester’s favorite spots for burgers is offering a new “Bred Bowl” made with all the good stuff of the burger minus the bun! Stop by this week and try it!

Drink Pink!  The Bowery Bar will be serving up Rosé Sangria all month long with $2 from each cocktail going to the Ellie Fund! Might as well have two!  These Southie bars are “doing good” too! 

Donate your plastic bags! Drop off your single use plastic bags at Home.stead Bakery by October 19th. All bags collected will help Lusterity to create sleeping mats for the homeless as part to the Martin Richard Foundation Autumn Service Day! Bags must be clean and dry!

Save the date! Commemorating 100 years of Dorchester’s original movie palace, The Strand (1918 – 2018) it’s the Dorchester Short Film Festival on October 25th from 7:30pm-9:30pm. Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience a fast-paced line-up of comedy, drama, action, and animation. Films are presented in two acts with an intermission, showcasing an eclectic combination of Oscar nominees, Sundance winners, Aspen Shorts winners, US Film Festival “Best of Show” winners/runner ups, and International honorees.
Suitable for ages 16 and up.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here!

Women in History!  The Dorchester Historical Society will host a special event to highlight the role of the Woman Suffrage movement in Massachusetts. Barbara Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement, will be discussing her book and highlight some of the prominent suffrage activists from before the Civil War, such as Lucy Stone, who lived on Boutwell Street and was considered a major voice in the movement. The first National Woman’s Rights Convention held in Worcester in 1850 was organized by some of these women! The event will be taking place next Sunday, October 14th 2018 from 2PM to 4PM, at the Dorchester Historical Society – 195 Boston St. This is event is free and open to the public. You can RSVP here! 

Bonus:
Lace up your sneakers! Register for the DAV 5K on November 10th at Castle Island for the 3rd annual DAV 5K. The DAV 5K is an event that thanks and honors those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day. You can register here!

Learn to paint and draw! Quincy Art Association is now offering our Fall 2018 classes for both Adults & Children at all levels.  Classes include Beginner’s Drawing, Watercolor, Ink Wash Painting, Oil and Pastel Painting, Life Drawing workshops, Clay and more! Admission is open NOW.  Classes run Oct 8 – Dec 17. Visit our Website to register.   www.quincyartma.org

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