Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Tree Lighting, Celebrating Hanukkah, 12 Fun Things to do This Weekend

Things to know for Thursday 

Today is Thursday, November 29 and Metro Boston has pulled together a list of 12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend. 

Here’s what else you need to know for today…

Notable News:

How to Celebrate Hanukkah in Boston

Hanukkah starts at sundown this Sunday and whether you’re hosting parties or planning a holiday outing, check out Eater Boston’s list of how to celebrate Hanukkah in Boston.

Faneuil Hall Tree Lighting:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Friday, November 30

1:00PM Friday Films at the North End Library: Pre-Code Hollywood. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their November film series: Pre-Code Hollywood. This week’s film is I’m No Angel, see additional details here.

5:00PM North End Holiday Shopping Stroll. Fifteen boutiques and shops in the neighborhood are staying open late for a night of holiday shopping and fun. Many venues will be serving up tasty refreshments and offering great discounts! The stroll is a great way to discover our vibrant historical neighborhood! Read more here.

Saturday, December 1

9:30AM Traditions of the Season. Join the Paul Revere House in celebrating the holiday season in the style of colonial Bostonians with 18th century music, culinary delights, and crafts, see additional details here.

11:00AM Holiday Luncheon at the North End Library. Join the Friends of the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their annual community holiday luncheon, see additional details here.

2:00PM Santa Paws. Join the North End RUFF group at the North End Dog Park for a visit with Santa, see additional details here.

3:00PM NEMPAC & CWT Present “A Christmas Carol”. Join NEMPAC at the Charlestown Working Theater for a youth holiday production of A Christmas Carol, see additional details here.

4:00PM Santa Skate & Toy Drive. Join Santa and his North End elves at the Steriti Rink on Commercial Street for the annual Columbus Day Committee’s Santa Skate and Toy Drive! Enjoy skating, holiday music & caroling, face painting, refreshments, and a try your luck at a raffle, see additional details here.

6:00PM Eric Dregni – You’re Sending Me Where? Stop by I AM Books at 189 North Street where Eric Dregni discusses his book You’re Sending Me Where?

From the Community:

An Evening of Celebration and Support at the Grolier… Featuring Poet TINO VILLANUEVA, Reading from GROLIER POETRY PRESS book “So Spoke Penelope”

Our gathering, which features poet Tino Villanueva, reading from his Grolier Poetry Press book So Spoke Penelope, is a night that honors our legacy of bringing poets and those who love poetry together, so as to explore ideas and experience the power of poetry’s unifying voice to connect us ever more deeply, continue reading.

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