1.9 min readBy Published On: December 2nd, 2011Categories: Features0 Comments

Need a little lift to your Christmas spirit? We’ve got some recommendations of things happening around town to have you feeling a little merrier.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodwill:

Support your neighborhood Boys and Girls Club at the Southie Community Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 14th at 7pm.  The festivities will be held at Stadium Bar and Grill (232 Old Colony Ave.) including, appetizers, desserts, cash bar, music and a live raffle.  Tickets are just $10.  For more information call 617-510-8031

Holiday Cheer:
50 West Broadway hosting a special wine tasting and fundraiser to help The Home for Little Wanderers.  On Wednesday, December 21st at 5pm, Social Wines will have delicious wine for you to sample and enjoy.  Bring a gift card to donate (TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Old Navy, Target, Walmart, Stop & Shop and CVS) and you’ll receive raffle tickets f or some great prizes  in exchange.  For more information about The Home for Little Wanderers www.thehome.org.  This event is 21 plus.

Nostalgia:

It’s a Wonderful Life airs on NBC on Christmas Eve this year (8pm-11pm).  Snuggle up on the couch with some egg nog and someone you love and watch the classic Frank Capra film starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.  Make sure you have the Kleenex at the ready.  It will make you look at life a little differently and put you in the Christmas spirit. 

Rock the new year:

Barlow’s

Barlow’s (241 A Street) is celebrating the new year with a 3 course dinner ($49.95), a live DJ, complimentary party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.  Barlow’s will be keeping the party open until 2am and there is no cover charge.  To make a reservation for dinner, call 617-338-2142.  www.barlowsrestaurant.com

Atlantic Beer Garden (146 Seaport Boulevard)

The ABG’s countdown begins at 8pm.  Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.  There will be a DJ, dancing, party favors, champagne toast and cash bash – and hook-ups galore, no doubt. To reserve your spot go to: http://abgnye2012-eivtefrnd.eventbrite.com/

more New Year’s festivities to come!  If you’ve got a suggestion or event, drop Maureen a line at [email protected]