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Thursday, April 24th

Catholic Charities Labouré Center’s - 32nd Annual Spring Benefit
at John Hancock Financial
Seaport District
601 Congress Street, Boston 4th Floor Atrium - 5:30pm-8:30pm

$65.00 for tickets purchased before April 15, 2014
$75.00 for tickets purchased after April 15, 2014

Friday, May 2nd

Friends of Carl Sutera Fundraiser

7pm-9pm at the Boston Teachers Union Hall (180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester) Featuring: Tom Baker and the Troublemakers, The Linehan Brothers and Drue Errico.  Tickets are $20.  There will be raffles and a cash bar.  For more information call Paul Duffley at 617-594-3986. 

Sunday, May 4th

 FourthFest to benefit the Fourth Prebysterian Church!  at Laugh Boston from 2:30-5:30pm There will be food, drink and fun for all!  Tickets are $50.  To read more about the Fourth Presbyterian Church visit:

Thursday, May 8th

Excel High School (part of South Boston High School) is holding a Spring Concert to raise funds to support their art program on Thursday May 8th at 95 G St. in Southie. The night will be filled with student performances, delicious appetizers, and a fun raffle with great local prizes (including Stapleton's gift cards and a Free Dog wash at B.Y.O.D.)  Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at our website or by bringing a check (made payable to Excel) to Ruthie Aframe at Excel High School. Please call the school at 617-635-9870 with any questions.

Saturday, May 10th

Boston Marine Corps Honor Run
Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Distance: 5K
Start time: 9:00am
Start Location: Carson Beach
City: South Boston
Contact Phone: 888-767-RACE
Contact Email:

Boston Shines

All Day Long - volunteer and help keep our neighborhood beautiful!   For more information how we can keep our neighborhood parks and streets a little bit cleaner visit:

Tuesday, May 13th

Julie's Family Learning Program 2nd Annual "Friendraiser"
Please join us for a night out celebrating the good work done at Julie's.  Last year's inaugural event coincided with the launch of our Facebook page and now we have over 300 likes.  Food generously provided by Lincoln.  All are welcome!  Tickets available at, $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  This fun event takes place on Tuesday, May 13th from 6pm-9pm at Lincoln (425 West Broadway).  See you there!

Saturday, May 17th

Timothy Cook Scholarship Fundraiser
Teacher's Union Hall featuring Linehan Brothers and DJ Kenny Manning.
Tickets: $20

The Timothy (Doc) Cook Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs to increase awareness and prevent hidden wounds that travel with veterans of the Iraq War. Timothy Cook dedicated his life to defending his country and protecting his fellow brothers in arms.

Thursday, June 12th

Turning the Wheel - a Medicine Wheel Fundraiser - 7pm

Grand Ten Distilling - food, cocktails, music, silent auction and raffles. 

For more information visit:


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