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Annual Halloween Costume Swap

We are excited to be hosting our 4th annual costume swap on Saturday, October 5, 2013. The event is being held at The Endicott Library 10am-12pm.

Bring a costume to swap for a new to you costume. Sizes infant-age 10.

Catching Joy will be on hand with a great Halloween craft that will accompany any un-swapped costumes to Solutions at Work, a local charity that supports families in transition.

Click to download the flyer to share with family and friends.

Fairhaven returns to the Endicott Estate on July 31 at 7 pm!

Fairhaven will be featured on Wednesday, July 31 at 7 pm at the Endicott Estate playing great rock music. Join us for this free concert. Thank you to Blue Hills Savings for sponsoring this event!

Come and enjoy the fun!!


Scholarship Applications

Applications for our Volunteer Awards are now available and due by April 14th. They can be obtained here or by contacting Priscilla Karlgren at 781-355-2190  A total of  three awards will be given.  Two to high school seniors from Dedham: The Tory J. Civian Volunteer Award for $1,500 and The DJWC Student Volunteer Award for $1,000; and one to a woman from Dedham returning to school: The Karen E. Baker Volunteer Award for $1,000. The awards are based on volunteerism, academics, extra-curricular activities, and need. If you have any questions about any of the awards, please contact Priscilla Karlgren at 781-355-2190.

2013 Craft Fair Applications Now Being Accepted

We are thrilled to announce that our 2013 application process is now open. If you are a crafter wishing to apply to the show, please download an application letter and an application  For questions, contact the Craft Fair Committee at

January is Membership Month

January is membership month for the DJWC. If you’d like to know more about our organization, the great work we do and the fun we have doing it, join us on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7 pm at the Endicott Estate. Questions? Email