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Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar | December 14

Join in the holiday spirit at the BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center (1 Worrell street), Saturday, December 14 starting at 3pm for the Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar.
 
There will be great vendors crafts, refreshments, and activities the whole family will enjoy.
 
Admission for adults $3 and $2 for children
 
10am-12:30pm Kids craft corner
1pm-3pm Visit from Santa Claus
 
Including a free raffle for 10 family passes to Frozen Fenway!
 
(must submit ballot in person to be eligible, 1 ballot per family, a family pass admits 4 people)
 
For more information call 617.635.5150 or lisa.zinck@cityofboston.gov

Holiday Trunk Party | December 17

See some old friends, sip a glass of wine and finish your shopping.
 
Join us Tuesday, December 17 between 7pm-9pm for a Holiday Shopping Party at:
 
Boston Winery
26 Ericsson Street
Dorchester MA
                             7pm – 9pm
 
Arbonne – Michelle Lenaghan
A Z Fine Arts – Peter Ziegelman
Barefoot Books – Liz Hughes
Boston Winery
Cigar Factory – Marcia Weaver
Dasken Designs – Liza Ableson
From the Heart – Chris Nardone
Hoist Away Bags – Laura Cleminson
It Works Global – Dalis Santon

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest | December 14

Saturday, December 14, Come celebrate the holidays and meet Santa this December at Franklin Park Zoo! Children will want to make sure they visit with Jolly Old St. Nick, who will be available for photos the first three Saturdays in December from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. inside the always balmy Tropical Forest building, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, a giant anteater and much more. There will be special story time with Santa @11:00 am. Guests can also warm up with free hot chocolate! Upon entering the Zoo, everyone will receive a hot chocolate voucher which can be redeemed at the Zoo’s Giddy-up Grill.
 

Rose Kennedy's Family Album | December 16

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 6:00pm
 
On Monday December 16 between, 6- 7 p.m. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Thomas Fitzgerald share stories of Rose and Joe Kennedy (Townsend's grandparents and Fitzgerald's aunt and uncle) to launch the new book, Rose Kennedy's Family Album, featuring the Kennedy matriarch's personal photos spanning more than 60 years, from 1878 to 1946. Pulitzer Prize-winning former Boston Globe columnist Eileen McNamara moderates.
 
This forum will be held at the:
 
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum 
Point 
Boston, MA 02125 
 
This event is free but you must call 617-514-1643 to reserve a seat.
 
 

Service of Nine Lessons & Carols at All Saints Church | December 15

Parish of All Saints, Ashmont invites public to A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols sung by the Choir of Men and Boys, 4 p.m. Features readings and carols for the season. 209 Ashmont St., Dorchester.

Lucky Friday the 13th | December 13

 

 

 

Friday, December 13 there will be a free family fun day at the Kroc from 5pm-8pm. Bring the family down they will have access to the indoor gym, the indoor rockwall and the indoor waterpark.

 

For more information contact  the Kroc Center at 650 Dudley St, Boston, MA 02125

(617) 318-6900

3rd Annual Tree Lighting | December 4

Wednesday December 4 from 5:30 til 7:30, the Salvation Army Kroc Center (located at 650 Dudley St.) will host their 3rd Annual Tree Lighting event.

 

There will be:

                              Carol Singing with a Brass band

                              A short devotional 

                              Light refreshments

                              Ringing of the "official First Bell"

 

This event is free and open to the public. For more details on this event contact the

Salvation Army Kroc Center

650 Dudley Street >> Read More

Turbo (Film) | December 9

Come bring the family down and watch the film; TURBO
 
Monday, December 9, 2013, 5:30pm at the Lower Mills Library ( located at 27 Richmond Street
Dorchester)
 
This movie is suitable for children (Ages 6-12), Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Families, Visitors
 
Turbo (PG- 96 min) is about a freak accident that might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: Winning the Indy 500.
 
This film/event is free and open to the public
 

Christmas Traditions | December 10

Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 6:30 – 7:30pm, Fields Corner Branch Library (1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester) would like to invite you to Christmas traditions, a presentation on how Americans celebrate the Christmas holiday and where those traditions were born. Cookies and beverages will be served. Sponsored by The Friends of the Fields Corner Library.
 
This event is free and is open to the public. For more details on this event contact Fields Corner Library at 617-436-2155.

Celebrate Mexico with Veronica Robles | December 11

Celebrate Mexico with Veronica Robles, Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 3 – 4pm at the Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library, (690 Adams Street Dorchester)
 
Veronica Robles is a performer widely recognized as the most authentic representative of Mexican music and culture in New England. Known affectionately by fans as La Mera, Mera (The Real One), Veronica Robles will present a workshop for children to experience the Mexican culture through traditional dance, song and costume. For children ages 6 and up.
 
Space is limited; please register with the children’s librarian, by calling 617-436-6900.
 
This Out-of-school Time program is sponsored by the Boston Public Library Foundation.
 
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