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ESAC Benefits Informational Sign-Up

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Want to see if you qualify, receiving the maximum benefits, or have questions? ESAC (Ecumenical Social Action Committee, Inc.) CAN HELP! Join them for an informational session at The Dewitt Center on May 23rd.

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Annual MPV Mother’s Day Dinner Celebration

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Annual MPV Mother’s Day Dinner Celebration for residents of Haynes House, Smith House, Madison Park III, Madison Park IV, Beryl Gardens, Ruggles Shawmut, Dudley Greenville, 9 Williams Street, and St. Botolph at The Dewitt Center.

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Sol*Arts Play Writing/Reading Series: What Gives?

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A public reading of ‘What Gives?’ Written by Dillon Bustin & Directed by Nerissa Williams Scott of TCGT Entertainment. Followed by a talk-back & discussion with the playwright!

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Movie Night @ The Dewitt Center

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Watch ‘Honey Rise Up & Dance’ while enjoying popcorn & refreshments! All ages welcome.

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I AM A MAN 2019

June 2 @ 2:30 pm - June 8 @ 11:00 pm

Through film, spoken word, dance, history, community, and music, the “I AM A MAN 2019” project is an educational and artistic examination of this famous civil rights declaration. As human dignity continues to be challenged throughout the world, “I AM A MAN 2019” serves as a reminder that such challenges have been overcome in the past, and will be overcome in the future.

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826 Boston Book Release Party + Open Mic

June 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Student authors from 826 Boston have written a powerful book about identity, home, and self-love. This book release is to celebrate their art and invite others to the open mic at The Dewitt Center.

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Kickball @ The Dewitt

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for an energetic evening of kickball at The Dewitt Center!

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Orchard Gardens Resident Engagement Cookout Tour

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for food, fun, and learn about Resident Engagement work! Madison Park Development Corporation invites all Orchard Gardens residents for a fun cookout series. Learn about our efforts on civic and resident engagement and share a meal with your neighbors!

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Senior Paint Day @ The Dewitt Center

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a creative day of painting – no experience needed! Everyone will leave with their own one of a kind masterpiece.

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Whittier Choice Community Open House

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Whittier Choice Neighborhood Initiative is a $30 million HUD grant awarded to the Boston Housing Authority and its residents of the Whittier Street housing development. As part of the grant, the Choice initiative is focused on three strategies – Housing, Neighborhood, and People.Join them for a community meeting at The Dewitt Center on Friday, June 7, 2019.

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Garden Tea Party

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You’re invited to an afternoon Garden Tea Party!Prize for “Best Hat” – Pocketbook scavenger hunt -‘Create Your Own Smoothie’ contest – and more!

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Interaction Institute for Social Change 25th Anniversary Celebration

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Interaction Institue for Social Change is thrilled to be celebrating their 25th anniversary this year! Join them in their celebration event, at the historic Hibernian Hall in Roxbury, Massachusetts on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6:30pm.

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Karaoke Night @ The Dewitt Center

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do you think you have what it takes to be crowned The Dewitt Center Karaoke Champion?  Join us for an exciting evening of karaoke to find out!

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2020 Census: Roxbury Counts Kick-Off Event

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for our Census 2020 kick-off event on Friday, June 14th from 9 am to 11 am at The Dewitt Center.

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The State of Black Music and the Arts across Greater Boston

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a two part conversation: a one-on-one conversation with Co-Founder of Black Music Month, Dyana Williams, as well as lively panel discussion with music historians, arts educators and practicing artists of color who discuss the current condition and future of Black music and the arts at a local and national level.

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MPDC Unity Day 2019

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fun for all ages! MPDC invites you for a day of fun celebrating our neighborhood! Saturday, June 15th, 2019 11am – 3pm -MPDC Unity Day 2019

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Hibernian Hall presents: Bilal Live

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

If there was one R&B artist for whom the neo-soul categorization seemed limiting, it was Philadelphia native Bilal. None of his recordings resembled the sycophantic worship of soul artists who thrived in the ’60 and ’70s, and it wasn’t just because his voice — classically trained, capable of singing opera in seven languages — was so unique.

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Annual MPV Father’s Day Dinner Celebration

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Annual MPV Father’s Day Dinner Celebration for residents of Haynes House, Smith House, Madison Park III, Madison Park IV, Beryl Gardens, Ruggles Shawmut, Dudley Greenville, 9 Williams Street, and St. Botolph at The Dewitt Center.

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1st Annual Empower Our Crown Women’s Brunch

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Empower Our Crown at The Dewitt Center on Saturday, June 22. This event will be the launch of an organization (Empower Our Crown) that promotes and encourages women to love and inspire one another through walking in their truth, faith, and sisterhood.

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Orchard Gardens Resident Engagement Cookout Tour

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for food, fun, and learn about Resident Engagement work! Madison Park Development Corporation invites all Orchard Gardens residents for a fun cookout series.

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Save the date: Sparks for Arts 2019

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Save the date for MPDC’s annual gala and stay tuned for more details!

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