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‘Tis the Season for Giving Back – Giving Tuesday

Here are some local organizations, groups, and charities to consider donating to this Giving Tuesday and holiday season! Check out our roundup! 

South Boston Christmas Stroll – Get in the Spirit

The Christmas Stroll will take place on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 4-6 p.m., kicking off a month of Shopping, Dining, and Splurging at our local businesses and restaurants! The Stroll features Santa on an antique fire truck, followed by up-and-coming pop singers from MusicBall Entertainment. More than 50 participating businesses will be offering incredible savings on Nov. 30; look for the big red bow on their storefronts.

Santa is making a bit of a change in his route, going up Old Colony on his way to four stops on East and West Broadway (there will be hot chocolate and treats at each stop):

  • 4:15 p.m. – Medal of Honor Park
  • 4:45 p.m. – Library on East Broadway: Santa will be lighting the tree!
  • 5:15 p.m. – West Broadway Municipal Parking Lot
  • 5:45 p.m. – Corner of C Street and West Broadway

The Original Dickens Carolers will be strolling along East Broadway (4-6 p.m.) and West Broadway (5-7 p.m.). And free Pedicab rides will be available from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to whisk customers to their favorite establishments.

Lace-up Your Sneakers – SBCA Jingle Bell Run

Run a 5K and support South Boston Catholic Academy on Saturday, December 2nd at 10am.  There will also be two kids’ races too!  Post-race, there will be refreshments, food and entertainment to go along with the awards!  You can register here! 

Holiday Concert with UMass Boston String Quartet

The UMass Boston String Quartet will share an afternoon of holiday-inspired music.  Selections include Adagio for Strings, Angels from the Realm of Glory, Libertango, John Lennon’s Happy Xmas (War is Over), and more. This free and festive event will take place on Saturday, December 2nd at 12pm at the South Boston Public Library!  You can learn more here. 

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Here is a roundup of even more neighborhood tree lightings!

Haul out the Holly!

Christmas is coming. It’s time to deck the halls!  Here are some places to pick up a tree, wreaths and more

 

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