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Breakfast with Santa | December 21

Saturday, December 21, at 8:30, Come have breakfast with Santa Clause in the Franklin Park Zoo ( One Franklin Park Road, Dorchester MA). All attendees should enter via the Giraffe Entrance on Pierpont Road.
Participants will have the opportunity to not only have Breakfast with Santa, but to also meet Jolly Old St. Nick. Photos are encouraged – please be sure to bring your own camera. Kids will also have fun making holiday ornaments. Breakfast will feature a delicious array of tasty offerings including Santa’s scrambled eggs with cheese, Prancer’s pancakes, Ho Ho Hot Chocolate and much more. For the full menu, please visit www.franklinparkzoo.org.
This event is open to the public.  Please note: Pre-registration is required. Registration is open through Thursday, December 19 at 5:00 p.m.

A Christmas Concert Experience | December 20

Friday December 20 at 7pm Saint Gregory's Church (2223 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, Ma) will host: A Christmas Concert Experience”

The upcoming program is more than just a concert—it is a chance to reconnect with faith.  It is their hope that folks will invite their family members, co-workers and friends to join in this event. A reception will follow in the Auditorium immediately after the concert.

"If you can only attend one event during Advent/Christmas, this is the one that you, your children and your parents will all enjoy."

Tickets are available for purchase at the rectory, Monday – Friday, 9AM – 5PM,  or by going to www.STGREGORYDEC20.BPT.M
TICKET PRICES:  Adults $20, Children $10 (under 12 years old).

Snowflake Crafty Afternoon | December 18

Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 3 – 4pm, The Boston Public Library Grove Hall Branch would like to invite you to decorate the library with fun snowflakes and garlands to celebrate winter. Join us and make cool designs to decorate inside and outside too!
The fun will be located in the Children's Activity Room of the:
Grove Hall Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121
This event is free and open to the public
For more information contact the Grove hall Branch Library at 617-427-3337

I Am Kreyol Holiday Bazaar | December 14

I AM KREYOL Holiday Bazaar (One Year Anniversary Show), Saturday, December 14th between 4:00--8:00pm at the:
Erick Jean Center for the Arts,
157 Washington,
Dorchester, MA 02121
Description of the event: 
Come celebrate the one year celebration of the I AM KREYOL Bazaar! The Vintage Holiday themed art's market will feature the art of Ana Perez and featured vintage retailer and style icon, Bobby's From Boston. The dynamic list of vendors include Vanessa Lundy, Sylvie-anne Salomon, AiRam Crochet, yours truly & more.  Contact information (if there are any questions or concerns: Joelle Jean-Fontaine  joellefontaine@gmail.com

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.

The Mayor's Holiday Stroll at the Strand Theatre | December 14

Saturday, December 14 at 4pm-6pm Mayor Menino presents: Celebrating 12 years of community Gospel featuring Alexi P. The Gospel Corinthians, and more.
The location will be at the:
Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Road 
Dorchester, MA 02125 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
All are Welcome the cost is either $5; or bring a can or dry good for FREE admission

Holiday Fair at the Leahy -Holloran Community Center | December 14

Saturday, December 14, between 9-4pm at the
Leahy - Holloran Community Center:
1 Worrell Street 
Dorchester, MA
Enjoy some holiday shopping and cheer!
For more info: Please contact Lisa Zinck @ 617-635-5150 or email Lisa.Zinck@cityofboston.gov

Boston Dance Company's The Nutcracker | December 12

Wednesday, December 11 through Thursday, December 12
Please join us for the annual performance of the Boston Dance Company's Nutcracker. The performance features a cast of professional ballet dancers as well as 3 casts of local children. The performance runs just under 2 hours, with a brief intermission, and is the perfect, low-key Nutcracker to bring your children too.
Where: Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA
When: 10:00 AM
Who: All Are Welcome, School Performance, also open to the public
How: Purchase Tickets Here
Cost: $25 Adults - $18 Children/Senior For advance ticket reservations call 617.491.8615 Tickets available at the box office on the days of performance. Special discounts for schools, organizations or groups discounts of 20 or more.
For more info: Click here for more information
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