What better way to start making a difference than within your local communities? Here’s a list of 5 local opportunities to get involved this week.
ARCK’s 7th Annual Auction Benefit Gala- 1,001 Artful Nights
Friday, October 26th 6:00 pm to 12:00 am
15 Arlington St, Boston
Join Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) for “1,001 Artful Nights,” their arabesque-themed benefit gala and auction. ARCK helps children and teachers integrate art with academics for leadership, civic engagement, and social justice learning. All proceeds from the event will help ARCK continue to use art as a vehicle for empowering the future creative workforce. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Jett Foundation’s Trunk or Treat
Saturday, October 27th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cordage Commerce Center
10 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth
Join the Jett Foundation for their first annual Trunk or Treat event! Trick or treating can get extra tricky when you use a mobility device, so they’re making things a little easier. To register, click here. If you would like to volunteer the trunk of your car and a bowl of candy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WalkBoston “Step On It!” Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, October 27th 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Old City Hall, front plaza
45 School Street, Boston
Join in a sidewalk scavenger hunt through downtown Boston this Saturday. 100% of all proceeds will support WalkBoston, a non-profit organization dedicated to making Massachusetts more walkable. For more information, click here.
Night of Wonder: Reach Your Winner Child
Saturday, October 27th 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street, Boston
A night filled with nostalgia, guests will enjoy an open bar, dinner, dancing and the opportunity to wander through the museum, experiencing mission-focused activations including an interactive live-mural painting led by Artist for Humanity. Proceeds from Night of Wonder will support local families struggling with the financial burdens of a pediatric cancer diagnosis. For more information, click here.
Music to Cure MS 2018
Sunday, October 28th 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Park Avenue Congregational Church
50 Paul Revere Rd, Arlington
Join Music to Cure MS for their 16th annual free concert of opera, songs, & chamber music to support the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis. For more information, click here.