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Monday’s Brief: Winter Holiday Garden at The Anchor, Reauthorizing Condo Conversion Protections Hearing, Crafternoon

Today is Monday, December 2 and as the end of the year approaches, be sure the close out your 2019 on a high note. Here are 31 of the best things to do around Boston in the month of December, read more on Boston.com.

Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead…

2:00PM Hearing on on Ordinance Reauthorizing Condo Conversion Protections at City Hall. Members of the public are invited to attend and testify at a hearing regarding an ordinance reauthorizing condominium conversion protections in the City of Boston, see additional details here.

3:30PM Crafternoon. Stop by the North End Library and use different art supplies to create a project to take home. Ideal for kids 3-7 years old.

Notable News:

The Anchor will reopen as a winter holiday garden with a s’mores and waffle bar

While beer garden weather may be over, The Anchor in Charlestown is transforming and reopening for six days of holiday festivities from Dec. 13-15 and Dec. 20-22, read more on Boston.com.

Libertine Coming Soon:

Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, December 3

5:30PM Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting at Nazzaro Center. Everyone is welcome at the Christmas Winter Wonderland and Tree Lighting to be held at the Nazzaro Community Center. Santa will be on hand for the kids with special gifts, hot chocolate and caroling, see additional details here.

6:00PM Globe Spotlight Team on Traffic Congestion at 1 Faneuil Hall Square. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team delved into this subject in a three-part series, “Seeing Red,” which began November 19th. Come to a follow-up discussion event that includes Globe reporters who worked on the series, as well as local transportation specialists, see additional details here.

6:00PM Sporting Success: Before, During and After at Vilna Shul. Celebrate Chanukah and join the Vilna Shul for their signature Happy Hour on the Hill networking event featuring a panel discussion on the “Sporting Success: Before, During and After”, see additional details here.

7:30PM Tree Lighting at Faneuil Hall. Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s Holiday Tree will be officially lit at 7:30pm, and will be broadcast live on WBZ-TV/CBS Boston. The 65-foot, 35-foot wide Norway Spruce from Wallkill, NY will be illuminated with thousands of blinking lights that will be synchronized to music, marking the start of Blink! at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Wednesday, December 4

3:00PM Kids’ LEGO Club. Drop by the North End Library after school to build whatever you can imagine using LEGOs and DUPLOs.

6:00PM Toys for Tots Fundraiser. Join The Gilardi Group, a division of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, and the Divine Design Center at the DIVINE Design Center at 2 Battery Wharf for a Toys for Tots Party, see additional details here.

From the Community:

Nazzaro Center 10-12 Year Old December Programs

The Nazzaro Center will be taking 10-12 year olds to go ice skating at the Steriti Rink on Commercial Street in the North End on December 6 and December 20, continue reading.

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