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Help out! Help kickoff the Holiday Helper Program at the South Boston Neighborhood House!  Holiday Helper Program – various sponsors are connected with individuals or families to provide them with gifts for the holidays. To donate to the South Boston Neighborhood House Holiday Helper program contact Kathy Lafferty at 617-268-1619 x201 or [email protected] Attend the Holiday Helper Kickoff Event at Capo on Monday, December 3rd at 6pm. Tickets are $20 and are available here. The night will feature food, drinks, raffles and a wine pull!

Let’s stroll! The Fort Point neighborhood of South Boston is hosting a Holiday Stroll on Wednesday, December 5th from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Neighborhood businesses will be open for a unique evening of shopping with special offers, discounts, and holiday treats for all! Stop by and help support local businesses!

Win big! In the spirit of the holiday season, we’ve partnered up with some of our favorite neighborhood businesses, for a special Instagram 12 Days of Giveaways! So if you’re not following us on Instagram, you need to do it now! You might win anything from a gift card to your favorite restaurant to your soon to be favorite pair of earrings or your new favorite hoodie! The fun kicks off on December 1st and goes through December 12 – hence the 12 days of Christmas! Follow our sister site too – Caught in Dot!

Straighten out! Are you teeth less than perfect? Brito Family Dental can help straighten you out! Everybody has a reason to smile thanks to Dr. Brito and Invisalign teeth-straightening system. After a quick consultation, Dr. Brito will determine how long these invisible braces should stay in to get the best results. Enjoy $500 off Invisalign through December! To learn more about Brito Family Dental, visit their website and take a tour of the office! For the latest and greatest, make sure to follow them on Facebook, and Instagram! Brito Family Dental is located at 272 W Broadway.

Sh*t That I Knit! Beloved Boston based knitting company, Sh*t That I Knit, is joining the Seaport’s She-Village at The Current. While widely known through its online and events platform, this is Sh*t That I Knit’s first ever pop-up in Boston. It will be open from November 30, 2018 through January 1, 2019 and will feature items for men, women and children, including neckies, beanies, and wraps. Making it the perfect place for holiday gifts, the store will also offer custom gift-wrapping and monogrammed knitwear. Pushing retail to new heights with She-Village at The Current, WS Development will close this thought-provoking concept on January 1, 2019 as it prepares to introduce The Current’s next exciting theme. She-Village at The Current is located at 85 Northern Avenue, Boston; www.bostonseaport.xyz; www.shitthatiknit.com

Oh Christmas Tree! On Sunday, December 9th at 12pm, head to M Street Park for a good old fashioned tree lighting complete with Santa, carols, hot chocolate and more! For the 23rd year, the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour will continue the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees while bringing holiday spirit to children across Boston. There will be pony rides and baby goats to pet! Famed balloon artist Lou Johnson will be back again this year to create amazing balloon animals for the kids! Last year juggler Tim Ellis delighted the crowd and we’re happy to report he’ll be back again this year to entertain everyone! Another exciting addition this year is the New England Revolution mascot, Slyde the Fox! Slyde and the Revolution Street Team will be there with giveaways!

Volunteer! Winter is coming! After a very successful winter last year, Laboure Center announced another season of winter service for the area’s elderly, called “Snow Angels.” Right now, volunteers are need to sign up in advance to help shovel out neighborhood seniors! Snow Angels volunteers could prevent falls on ice, back injuries, and other serious and debilitating injuries for seniors or disabled residents trying to clear snow without help! Residents who qualify to receive the services of a “Snow Angel” must be over 65 years of age or have a disability. Volunteers must be South Boston residents. “Captains” will oversee snow angel volunteers who agree to monitor a 10 block zone. All volunteers are given shovels and rock salt to get the job done. Jack Bombard, Laboure director, is hoping to recruit about 70 volunteers. Interested volunteers can contact Jake directly at 617-308-4922 or visit their website here.

Shop & Sip! Boston Women’s Market presents their first annual 50Makers Holiday Hall! Gift small this holiday season while supporting women-owned businesses throughout New England. The Holiday Hall will be held at the Marriott AC Hotel in Boston’s South End. Grab your friends, kiddos, and hubby and shop handmade and ethically-sourced goods, art, and food from amazing women makers. Enjoy the sounds of Random Chants, and all-women Boston-based a cappella group! Grab a hot cup of Hot Chocolate at our donation-based Hot Chocolate Bar. **All donations support Boston Glow, a nonprofit organization that fosters opportunities for women of all ages to become empowered community leaders and active world citizens. This event takes place on Saturday, December 8th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Tickets are free! To see a full list of participants/makers, visit here! 

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