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Ronan Park Reunion Site Dorchester, MA

Charlie Conroy Memorial Golf Tourney 2017 - on Friday, September 22 at 7:30 AM - 2 PM (see below for registration & payment)

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Charlie Conroy Memorial Golf Tourney 2017 https://www.facebook.com/events/150081312198401/   Friday, September 22 at 7:30 AM - 2 PM Pembroke Country Golf Club https://www.pembrokegolf.com/ 94 W. Elm Street Pembroke, MA 02359 Pro-Shop Phone: (781) 829-2273 Office Phone: (781) 829-2285

Golf tournament scholarship fundraiser in memory of Charlie Conroy. 18 holes - best ball golf tournament at the Pembroke Country Club. Shotgun start at 7:30 AM on Friday, September 22, 2017 Event includes 18 holes of golf with cart, meal and raffle to follow.  Singles Welcome: $125 per person, $500 per foursome Payment Due by July 30, make checks payable to the "Charles Conroy Memorial Fund" Checks can be sent to Kevin Conroy: 24 Old West Elm St. Pembroke, MA 02359 Hole sponsorships for anyone interested-Businesses -Organizations or Families are welcome for $100.00, please contact Kevin, Michael, or Chuckie. Contacts:  Kevin Conroy 781-424-4566 pembrokeconroys@msn.com Michael Larkin: 339-235-0167 Chuck Mann: 508-878-8173

 Christmas Boys Get Together  On Tuesday December 13th @ The Four's Restaurant in Quincy Cocktails 6-7PM; Dinner at 7:00PM

15 Cottage Ave, Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 471-4447

http://www.thefours.com/

Diane Larkin Fund Raiser

http://dianelarkinscholarsh.wix.com/dianelarkinbenefit

The Dorchester Lyons Club Football Team
is having a Reunion
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Sunday December 8th
at Lantana`s in Randolph Ma
Time 4-5pm Social Hour----followed by a Buffet and a night of great memories. ------
Tickets are $45.00
Contact
... Paul F Costello, 91 Delorenzo Drive, Duxbury Ma. 02332 ph. 781-585-9409 or
Jack Morris, 67 Spy Pond Pkwy.,Arlington Ma. 02474 ph. 781-6482173 WE NEED HELP IN CONTACTING ALL FORMER PLAYERS AND STAFF PLEASE SPREAD THE REUNION DETAILS




A one person program on the life of one of Dorchester’s most distinguished citizen, Edward Everett, by Jim Cook
November 2, 2013
Saturday 4 pm
Free - Goodwill offering to benefit the Meetinghouse Restoration Project

First Parish Dorchester
10 Parish Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

For over 30 years Jim Cooke has been performing what he calls solo history. His work has resulted in a shift of deeply
...held opinion regarding the men he portrays and changed text book entries. As a young man he had set a course as an actor anticipating the drama of the stage in the works of O'Neill, Williams, Inge, Miller, Shakespeare, Shaw and some other playwright whose last name begins with 'S'. He does not know exactly when it happened but at some point in the late 1950s he believes he was abducted and subsequently compelled to lead past lives. Details of this abduction are scanty and it's possible it never happened. Yet something happened resulting in four out-of-body experiences. Now and again Cooke has tried to break the spell and return to the simple life of the thespian. Four New England men make up Cooke's quartet of Cranky Yankees. They are: Calvin Coolidge, Daniel Webster, Edward Everett and John Quincy Adams. With the exception of Webster they are History's Outliers, insignificant non-entities who failed to cause wars.

Ronan Park Christmas Boys Get Together

Our annual get together of the boys for Christmas has been going on for over 20 years. We had about 25 guys show up and missed those who could not make it. There were a lot of laughs and reminiscing with old stupid stories and photos.  We all won’t be here forever you know.
We'll post photos on our Flicker and Facebook pages soon.

Merry Christmas to all

Did you survive growing up in the 50's - Watch this funny video

You survived growing up in the 1950's
This is a pretty good summary of the "dangerous" things we did growing up. Imagine today, if you had to go home and have a permission slip or injury waiver signed for when we played at the prison away games.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyAGE8Y7ojc&feature=player_embedded


Boston Park League Football

Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Boston-Park-League-Football/111320309028533?fref=ts

Website on Google Sites
https://sites.google.com/site/bostonparkleaguefootball/

Reunion is September 21, 2013 , Saturday night at the Teachers Union Hall Bayside , now UMass Boston satelite campus.

Dino Donovan will have tickets when they come available for all you Dorchesterites or the West Roxbury crew
Reunion Committee is headed by Robert "Becky" Beckwith a defensive tackle on the Charlestown Townies from the 1970's.
Facebook and Google Sites web page link is above.



Jimmy Keeley Fundraiser
Friday, October 19, 2012.

7:00pm until 11:00pm. What better way to have a get together than to support a GREAT guy!! Join us for: music ~food~raffles~ fun!
 
SUGGESTED DONATION: $15.00
OLD COLONY YACHT CLUB
235 VICTORY RD
DORCHESTER MA October 19, 2012Like · · Share


Dear Santa,
       This year all I want for Christmas is for you to take me backin time about 30 years so I can once again experience the thrill of
  the sights, sounds, gaiety, and hustle and bustle of downtown Boston

as it was in the 1950's and 1960s.
I don't need any money, I just need for you to
 re-wind time so I can run into  S.S. Pierce to buy a few jellies or jams, visit Raymond's basement for that little extra gift - walk through R.H. Stearn's or was it R.H. White's? and take a moment to stop to buy flowers from the vendor outside of the subway stop on Winter Street.  I always meant to do that, but never did.

I'd also like to go to the original Windsor Button Shop on Chauncey
 Street to find a replacement button for my favorite coat and resist the  urge to buy a new one at either
Morton's or Conrad & Chandler's instead.  Also, having the opportunity to buy something at the Jordan Marsh basement store on "Dollar Day," or a 

visit with my aunt as she sat perched on her little seat operating the store's elevator.  Once shutting the gate with a twist of her white gloved hand would send us bouncing from floor to floor as she called out each department's offerings.  Two rides up and down was always a special treat around the holidays. We would stand ready listening for the sounds of the the metal  canister as it shot up the recent sales to wherever.

Please, Santa, if only for a moment it would be fun to return to the afternoon I met my girlfriends, where else but under the clock at Filene's  on the corner of Washington and Summer Streets, or inside by the Revlon cosmetic counter if weather was bad.  To laugh with them as heartily as we did when we invaded I.J. Fox to try on fur coats that none of us could afford to buy. At the time we barely had enough money to go to the lunch counter at Kresge's, Neisner's or Woolworth's for a hot dog, let alone to buy a mink.

It would be nice, too Santa, if I could walk into Filene's, get on the escalator and as the scent of the perfumes on the street floor fade away, have one more chance to look down at the breathtaking view below. The twinkling white lights wrapped around shimmering garland hanging in perfect loops from the tin ceiling and the decorated Christmas trees at every counter were so beautiful.  You were there, Santa. Do you remember that sight?

Taking my youngest to walk about the sidewalks visiting the wonderful windows that told of Christmas's gone by then on inside to visit the Enchanted Villiage before our
 walk through the lighted Boston Common trying to decide where to have dinner.

Would it be  Dini's or Cafe Marliave on Bromfield Street or how about the restaurant in Filene's for the chicken shaped Ice Cream and vanilla wedge cookie desert.  No it would be ending our evening at Bailey's to devour ice cream and hot fudge from not only an overflowing sundae cup but from the silver tray underneath it as well.  
I know for certain that we didn't go to Locke-Ober's because, as you must remember, Santa, in those days unless Harvard won a home game against Yale, women were excluded from the main dining room.

If you can pull any of this off, I promise I won't leave the past without bringing home either a blueberry muffin from Jordan Marsh or a couple of the famous almond macaroon cookies baked on-site at Gilchrist's.

Further, while I'm back in time I swear to you that when I drop a coin into the slot to release the latch holding the shopping bags at the entrances to most of the stores, and as tempting as it may be, I'll be nice and not naughty and pull only one.

Realistically, if I'm asking for too much, perhaps the next time I see you at a mall you could give me a wink and a nod just to confirm that you got my letter and that you too believe it was a wonderful life!


Triple Deckers and Beer

Audio

http://www.joefitzmusic.com/01%20Triple%20Deckers%20and%20Beer.mp3?PHPSESSID=3f2067a39ae2607012c938f09d06c7e2

 http://www.joefitzmusic.com/video.php?PHPSESSID=3f2067a39ae2607012c938f09d06c7e2i

Video

http://www.joefitzmusic.com/video.php?PHPSESSID=3f2067a39ae2607012c938f09d06c7e2

Song by Joe Fitz and

The Dented Cans

 from St Ann’s. Band website

http://www.joefitzmusic.com/music.php?PHPSESSID=3f2067a39ae2607012c938f09d06c7e2

© 2010 Joe Fitz Music. All rights reserved. tel: 617-778-8824

email joe@joefitzmusic.com

Recently he was at The Irish Brigade gig at The Old Irish Ale House in Dedham

Great performance and great times at the early bird Friday event.

I spoke with him and asked if we could put a link to this Dot song up.


SAINT PETER'S SCHOOL SONG

SAINT PETERS SCHOOL WE CHEER FOR YOU AND THAT FOR WHICH YOU STAND,

GODS LOVING JUSTICE FOR OUR COUNTRY AND FOR EVERY LAND,

THE DAYS MAY COME THE DAYS MAY GO BUT AS OUR LIVES UNFOLD,

SAINT PETERS SCHOOL WE'LL LOVE YOU MORE AND CHERISH MAROON AND GOLD.