Neighborhood News & Notes
Love Your Block Clean Up: Our annual CGCA Boston Shines Spring Clean is now
"Love Your Block" and we need volunteers to come help clean up the planters by the Adams Village Clock and the surrounding area on Saturday, May 13th from 9am-10:30am. Email us at email@example.com to let us know you can help!
We also encourage all of our local businesses to participate in clean ups on Friday, May 12th or Saturday May 13th. With so many new neighbors helping, we know the neighborhood will look great! In addition, Mary O'Brien is recruiting volunteers for the weekend before to help clean up Martin Tot Lot -you can join her crew on Saturday, May 6th from Sam- 10am on Hilltop Street.
Memorial Day Parade: Beginning at 10am on Monday, May 29th, be sure to cheer on the parade marchers on lower Adams Street as they head for the memorial services and speakers inside Cedar Grove Cemetery. It's like a small town patriotic experience with new and old friends!
Dorchester Day Events: Check out the Parade on Sunday, June 4th - details for the all of the events leading up to the parade can be found at www.dotdayparade.com.
Uncovering Dorchester's Industrial School for Girls: In 2015, the City of Boston Archaeology Program recovered 17,723 artifacts from the site of Dorchester's Industrial School for Girls. 2 years later, the City of Boston Archaeologist partnered with students at UMass Boston's History department to uncover the stories of the women and girls who worked and lived at the school in the 1860's. Check out the exhibit unveiling on May 10 from 4-6pm at the Massachusetts State Archives to hear stories of the extraordinary women who lived them. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Dorchester Historical Society House Tour: On June 11th from 12 to 5pm. Visitors will be able to tour 10 homes on Ashmont, Carruth, and Beaumont streets, kicking off at the parish house in the Parish of All Saints' Church near Ashmont station. Tickets are on sale for $35 at www.dorchesterhistoricalsociety.org