Dorchester Day Parade Committee hosts an ice cream sundae party with the Easter Bunny on Sat., March 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Leahy-Holloran Center, 1 Worrell St., Dorchester. $5 per person, with all proceeds benefiting the Dorchester Day Parade.

View a screening of a new film “The Inundation District” during an in-person forum at the Kennedy Library that will convene at 6 p.m. this Thursday, March 21. The film, which explores the implications of Boston’s decision to build the Seaport District along its coast at sea level, will be followed by a panel discussion about the threats of climate change with Joe Christo, Managing Director of the Stone Living Lab, and Sanjay Seth, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor for Climate and Equity in EPA Region 1, moderated by filmmaker and Boston Globe reporter David Abel. The post-film conversation will be available for both in-person and virtual attendees, and will begin streaming at approximately 7:20 p.m. Seejfklibrary.org.

March 20 hearing to discuss ‘zero-net carbon’ Zoning. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and Boston’s Environment Department will host a virtual discussion on Zoom regarding the recently unveiled draft proposal for Zero Net Carbon Zoning. The event is scheduled for March 20, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Throughout the meeting, the city-led team will present an overview of the draft proposal, inviting participants to pose questions and offer comments. To attend the virtual public meeting, visit the 2024 Zero Net Carbon Zoning webpage to access the Zoom link: bit.ly/48B6Xhh.

First Parish Dorchester will host a Community Dance this Saturday, March 23,
from 6 to 9 p.m. Includes square dances, international dances, couples, individual and line and circle dances. This event is for all ages from children to seniors.  A caller leads dancers through the steps to make it fun for novices and experienced dancers.  Refreshments provided. Suggested donation for adults $10, children free. For more information call 617-981-5201.  

The BPDA plans a virtual meeting for Thurs., April 4, at 6 p.m. to discuss a proposal by EJS Investments, Inc. to build a 5-story, 42-unit mixed-use building at 819 Cummins Highway. The building will include ground-floor retail, 25 parking spaces, and 46 bicycle spaces. See bit.ly/819-cummins-highway for more info.

Mayor Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2024 Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins Foundation during the April school vacation week. The tournament will begin Mon., April 15. All games will be played at Joseph Moakley Roller Hockey Rink on Columbia Road in South Boston. Teams will compete in three age groups: Mite (ages 6 to 8); Squirt (ages 9 to 10); and Pee Wee (ages 11 and 12). Please note that pre-registration for teams is required with a limit of eight teams per regional division. Visit boston.gov/sports to register.

Ward 13 Democrats will convene on March 30 at 9:30 a.m
. at The Daily Market, 110 Savin Hill Ave. to elect 12 delegates and 4 alternates as representatives to the 2024 State Democratic Convention. Registered and pre-registered Democrats in Ward 13, 16 years old by Feb. 15 may vote and be elected as delegates or alternates during the caucus. The 2024 Convention will be in person at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on June 1st. Those interested in getting involved with the Ward 13 Democratic Committee should email Ward13Dorchester@gmail.com.

Join Boston Urban Wilds staff for a spring clean-up in the Mattapan’s Mattahunt Woods this Saturday, March 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. (Rain date: March 24). Email Nick at Nicholas.long@boston.gov to sign-up.

The Morrissey Boulevard Commission will meet in person on Tues., April 23
, at 6 p.m at the Cristo Rey Boston High School, located at 100 Savin Hill Avenue in Boston, with virtual participation available via Zoom. At the meeting, MassDOT says, “the study team will present a summary of background information being used to develop alternatives for future mobility and climate resiliency in the Morrissey Boulevard corridor.” See DotNews.com for more info or visit the study mass.gov/k-circle-morrissey-study.

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