As a whole, we tend to get stressed out around the holidays. This is a great time to take a moment and be thankful for the things we have, as so many others may not be so lucky. If you’re looking for a way to help out in your community, here are a few opportunities.
Dearborn Academy Arts and Crafts Holiday Shop
Thursday, December 20th 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
575 Washington Street, Newton
Dearborn Academy’s young artisans offer a few pieces of their best work — from unique hand-crafted jewelry to sculpture — for sale to the general public. This year’s Winter Arts and Crafts Sale will feature fine wood, metal and jewelry-making pieces of various sizes and prices. Your purchase will support the growth of their special education services tostudents from across the Commonwealth. For more information, click here.
Calling All Crows’ 11th Annual Benefit Weekend Service Project
Saturday, December 22nd 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Paradise Rock Club
967 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Join Chadwick Stokes and Calling All Crows for their 11th Annual Benefit Weekend Pre-Show Service Project! They will re-visit some of their favorite campaigns from the last 10 years and have a series of service and activism stations, all in support of women and girls here in Boston and around the world. For more information, click here.
Holiday Happy Hour + Toy & Toiletry Drive
Thursday, December 20th 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fort Hill Bar and Grill
2805 Washington St, Boston
Mix and mingle with professional women from around the city as Queens Company, a network for women of color actively seeking to advancetheir lifestyles, collects toys and toiletries to support low-income familiesof color. The night will be filled with board games, music, networking, andmore – all for a good cause! For more information, click here.
The Barking Crab presents Jingle & Mingle
Wednesday, December 19th 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Barking Crab
88 Sleeper St, Boston
The Barking Crab presents the second annual Jingle & Mingle event! Try out their ice luge, check out some seasonal ice sculptures, snap a picture with Santa and enjoyeven more fun holiday surprises! All proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester through the Rodman Ride for Kids and be eligible for up to a 3% match! For more information, click here.
HNBA Region I & LCLD Happy Hour Toy Drive
Thursday, December 20th 4:00 PM – 7:00
125 High Street, Boston
Join the Hispanic National Bar Association – Region I for their Happy Hour and Toy Drive and bring a new, unwrapped toy or game. Your donation will benefit Inquilinos Boricuas En Accion, a non-profit community development organization that provides residency and supportive programming to low-income families in Boston.For more information, click here.