Chickering Student Art Exhibition at Dover Library

30 Minutes Magic

Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 17th at 6pm, Dover Library

Works of art created by Chickering students on their recent trip to the MFA will be on display June 18th through July 1st.

The exhibition is open to the public.

Collection for "Birthday Wishes"!        

The mission for Birthday Wishes is to provide birthday parties for homeless children. They bring the magic of the birthday party to thousands of homeless children each year!

Our children here at Chickering all enjoy their birthdays and have wonderful celebrations with their parents. We would like to collect items listed below to help other children less fortunate than our own to have a very "Happy Birthday" too.

Please place any donated items in the shopping cart in the lobby.

Wishlist for Greater Boston:
  • Juice Boxes
  • Disposable cake pans
  • Wrapping paper (birthday themed & solid colors)
  • $25 - $35 gift cards for teens (Target, Old Navy, Tj Maxx, Marshalls, Forever 21, Game Stop, Dunkin Donuts, etc.)
  • Sports equipment (no shoes)
  • Red Sox Baseball hats and t-shirts
  • Books for teens
  • Board books
  • Craft activity kits
  • Solid-color & birthday themed tablecloths
  • Balloons
  • Reusable party games and activities

Or, shop our Wish List. Please Note: If you wish to be acknowledged for your donation, you must mark your order as a "Gift" at checkout and include your contact information.

Thank you for your support!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Jan 01, Monday

    Catch the Chickering Spirit!

    Volunteer to support the school!  There are many ways to be involved and we firmly believe we can find you an opportunity to suit your circumstances whether you want to be in the classroom, in the background, supporting from home during ‘off’ hours, digging a garden, cooking a meal, finding sponsors or planning a party.  We have it all!  And you can do as little or as much as you have the time to give.  Our main drives for positions are in May and September, however, we have events throughout the year that we ask people to help out with – so watch this space!  All volunteer opportunities during the year will be posted here!  And if you have any questions about getting involved, please email  We will be very happy to hear from you and will not pressure you to anything you are not sure you want to do!” Sign Up Here