Franklin Park Turkey Trot | Nov 26

Enjoy Boston’s most scenic 5k on the beautiful historic paths of Franklin Park.  Run or walk the “jewel” of the Emerald Necklace to start your Thanksgiving Day! You’ll run through beautiful woods, over an old stone bridge, and past picturesque ruins. Bring everyone and make it a family event – all ages welcome. 

Great Prizes for fast finishers and costumes!

When :  Thanksgiving Day Nov 26 9:00am

Where:  Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse,  One Circuit Drive, Boston, MA 02121

This event supports the Franklin Park Coalition’s seasonal programs: Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park concerts, year-round volunteer days, woodlands restoration, line dancing, and fitness activities. Run to support your park!

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Restaurant Laura's Community Thanksgiving Dinner | Nov 26

In partnership with Touch 106.1 FM, National Black MBA, Touch TV, EBSB; Restaurant Laura will be having their 5th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner. 


When: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov 26 11am-2pm

Where: 688 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02125

Seating Times: 11:00am-11:30am | 11:30am-12:00pm | 12:00pm-12:30pm | 12:30pm-1:00pm | 1:00pm-1:30pm | 1:30pm-2:00pm

Menu: Mashed Potatoes, Turkey, Vegetables, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce, Cider & Coffee


Please RSVP to or call 617-524-1627 with following information; Guests names, Contact name, Phone Number; email address.






Disney's The Little Mermaid | Nov 27-29 & Dec 3-6

The Fiddlehead Theater Presents

The Little Mermaid

November 27, 2015 - December 6, 2015

Based on one of  Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. This fishy fable will capture your hearts with songs like "Under the Sea" and "Part of Your World".

Friday, November 27 & December 4 at 8 PM

Saturday, Novenber 28 & December 5 at 2PM & 8PM

Sunday, November 29 & December 6 at 2PM

Thursday December 3 at 7:30 PM


Where: The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd

Buy Tickets Here 

Pope's Hill Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | Nov 28

Join Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association for their Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Special appearance by Santa Claus and goodie bags for the kids!


When: Sat Nov 28

Festivities begin with hot cocoa at 2pm.

3:00pm Tree Lighting

3:30pm-6:00pm Holiday Pizza Party

Where: 362 Neponset Ave (Neponset V.F.W Post #5834)

Ashmont/Peabody Square Pop-Up Holiday Market | Nov 28

Celebrate the season in Ashmont Station/Peabody Square at a pop-up holiday market! Holiday music will fill the air as you shop the market stands:  >> Read More

Walk Off The Turkey Hike | Nov 29

Join Hike4Life for their 6th Annual Post Thanksgiving Hiking Event! They are closing out 2015 with a FAMILY FRIENDLY day hike to bring this year, to a fun and healthy finale.

The Boston Nature Center gives them a safe 2-mile walk through a protected Mass Audubon habitat that is truly a hidden gem that lies between Dorchester & Mattapan. Explore the 67-acre wildlife sanctuary, take a walk on the many trails & boardwalks through meadows, fields, and woodlands to see native plants and wildlife. Visit the pond, the nature center and play some fun games along the way!

When: Sunday November 29, 12pm-3pm

Where: Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill Street in Mattapan, MA 02126
For more information : Call 617-297-7390

Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour & Tree Lightings | Dec 4-6

Mayor Marty Walsh invites you to celebrate the holidays with your family, friends, and neighbors.


Friday Dec 4, 2015

  • 5:30pm - Roche Family Center, West Roxbury
  • 6:15 pm - Wolcott Square, Readville
  • 6:45 pm - Mattapan Square, Mattapan
  • 7:15 pm - Codman Square, Dorchester

Saturday, December 5

  • 2:00 pm - J.P. Monument, Jamaica Plain
  • 2:45 pm - Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain
  • 3:15 pm - Brigham Circle, Mission Hill
  • 3:45 pm - Bolling Building (2300 Washington Street), Roxbury
  • 4:15 pm - Boston Center for the Arts, South End
  • 5:00 pm - Oak Square, Brighton

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Volenteers needed for Codman Square Health Center's Holiday Gift Giveaway


Codman Square Health Center is looking for volunteers for their annual Holiday Gift Giveaway for their patients, ages 1-11. The event is on Sat 12/12 from 11am-3pm. 

Wrapping : Mon 12/7, Tues 12/8, Wed 12/9, Thurs 12/10| 4-7pm 

Organizing Gifts & Decorating:  Fri 12/11 10am-12pm & 3pm-5pm

Handing out presents: Sat 12/12|10-4pm

Please remember this event will not be possible without your help. 

If interested in this opportunity please contact Daphney Mirand at or call (617)822-8733 or Caroline Butler at 617-822-8189 or

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