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Elementary Delights: Culinary Fun for the Whole Family

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FRESH FRIDAYS: A Global Fusion of Taste & Sound

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August 17: Elementary Delights
Culinary Fun for the Whole Family
with live music by Two Young Ladies Jazz (Steel Pan and Guitar)


Food demo for and with kids.

At First Parish Church, Meetinghouse Hill, 10 Parish St. (next to the Mather School)

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.

The best deal in town – only $5 for a night out with great food and live music!

Here’s what people are saying about Fresh Fridays:

“Boy, another great Fresh Friday last night!   The food was out of this world and where did you find that music?  It was really really good!”

“Had a really great time:  Lord have mercy the food was so good, very nutritional AND delicious…the people are lovely..the music was so enjoyable… the space was awesome!   a great family event…see ya next week!!!”

“I was blown away by the food, music and atmosphere at the event last Friday. Bravo!”

Fresh Fridays is an exciting series of Friday night events in Dorchester’s Meetinghouse Hill neighborhood with live entertainment, savory locally grown food and beverages, along with activities for children.  Join us in celebrating the essence of Dorchester through diverse voices, talents & flavors!

Save the dates-

August 24:   Around the Table
Food Traditions & Family Stories,
with live entertainment by Pentimento Poetry Group & Patrick Weyland, Spanish guitar

September 7:    Garden Memories
Preserving the Flavors and Zest of the Harvest,
with live entertainment by Kevin Harris Project (jazz piano)

September 14:   Community Bounty/Community Beauty
A Gorgeous Community Banquet Under the Stars in and Around the Coleman St. Garden
Featuring Live Music and an Autumn Fashion Show

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Thanks goes to Fresh Fridays sponsors: Mayor Menino’s Neighborhood Response Team, Mt. Washington Bank, First Parish Church in Dorchester, Ashley’s Breakfast Shop, Family Nurturing Center, Harvest Coop Markets, Blanchard Law Office, Fair Foods, Brookwood Community Farm, ReVision Urban Farm, The Food Project, Silverbrook Farm, Stop & Shop, Tropical Foods, Lamberts, Home Depot, High Ground Microfarm, Newton Community Farm, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Pakeen Farm, Serving Ourselves Farm, City Growers, Yarrow Stalk Farm, Juan Vasquez Fruits.

Thanks  to our cafe team: Lirba Carrion, Clarista Bramble and Gennerre Crocket; Guest Chefs Reva Haselkorn, Wendy Simard, Brother Cleve, Brother Rumas, Val Dudley, David Wilson, Elnora Thompson

Our many, many volunteers: Kanishka Azimi, Maura Beaufait, Rebecca Bilodeau, Jacquelyn Burke, Wes Drew, Monica Fontes, Sheila James Hamler, Lynn Holmgren, Damian Jones, Margaret Lamb, Nancy Lee, Maryann Lomba, Laurie Martinelli, Betsy Miessner, Palma McLaughlin, Emmy Rainwalker, Fran Scott, Jennifer Shell, Abbie Wanamaker,

Sustainability Guild members: Jhana Senxian, Ron Gibson, Laura Kozar, Masio Dotson, Renato Riccioni  Ivy Smith,  George Durante, Cliff Mosley, James Bonner, Kelsey Klibansky

and Dorchester Community Food Coop members Jenny Silverman, Davida Andelman, Bing Broderick,  Jennie Msall, Lynn Murray, Samantha Tan, Rosanne Foley, Joel Wool

And anyone else I may have forgotten to mention!

Fresh Fridays is a Community Supported series – volunteers are welcome and encouraged to help set up, serve and prepare food. To volunteer, please email Jenny,

The Fresh Fridays series is co-sponsored by the Dorchester Community Food Co-op [] and Sustainability Guild International [] and made possible by the Boston Public Health Commission Strategic Alliance for Health.


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