December Community Calendar Events:
SK8 to Elimi8 Cancer
Date: December 2 – December 4
Location: The Skating Club of Boston, 750 University Avenue, Norwood, MA
The Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Frozen 5k honoring Cleo Theodoropulos. Saturday, December 4, 2021 at The Skating Club of Boston, West Rink, 10:00am-12:00pm. $10 General Admission, free to registered Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer participants. Skate Rental Available for $5 per person.
Skate 35 laps to honor those you know who’ve been impacted by cancer.
A Night of Stars: Grand Opening Celebration Show and Gala. Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the Tenley E. Albright Performance Center at The Skating Club of Boston, 5:00pm. Cocktail Reception, 6:00pm. Ice Show, 8:00pm.
4th Annual MR8K Race
Date: December 4
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Boston Landing, 90 Guest Street, Boston, MA
For More Info: https://yeskids.org/event/4th-annual-mr8k-race/
The MR8K race is an annual 5-mile course (8K) that winds through the Brighton neighborhoods of St. Elizabeth’s & Oak Square as well as parts of Boston College and the Boston Marathon course. The course starts and ends at Boston Landing, home of the Warrior Ice Arena and the future New Balance Track & Field complex.
The race is open to runners, walkers, para-athletes and families of all ages and abilities. Proceeds and optional fundraising efforts benefit the Martin Richard Foundation. Join Team YES and help them receive a $5,000 grant from the foundation.
Belles of the Brawl VIII Boston 2021
Date: December 7
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne Street, Boston, MA
Haymakers for Hope is hosting their 8th annual Belles of the Brawl charity boxing event at the House of Blues Boston on Tuesday, December 7th, 2021, at 7:30pm. In an effort to knockout cancer, thirty-two courageous fighters from the Boston area will step into the ring to compete in their first amateur boxing match! Proceeds will support cancer research, care, awareness, and survivorship.
Pizza Pawty Comedy Show
Date: December 9
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Haddad’s Ocean Café, 291 Ocean Street, Marshfield, MA
Jerry Thronton from Barstool Sports along with Marshfield’s own Chrissy Judge and Mark Saulich are generously donating their time for a comedy night at Haddad’s Ocean Cafe on Thursday December 9th at 7pm. The event will take place in the function room upstairs. Due to a limited seating capacity, this will be a ticket only event. You can purchase your ticket through EventBrite or through Facebook without having to leave the site. Tickets are $30 and pizza is included with your ticket. Cash bar. You can buy an entire table for 10 people by using the promo code TableForTen at checkout.
Third Annual Winter Party
Date: December 10
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Union Club of Boston, 8 Park Street, Boston, MA
Young Friends and the Young at Heart, get ready for a winter’s eve of festive fun! They can’t wait to return to 8 Park Street for their Third Annual Winter Party, brought to you by the Young Friends of the Public Garden.
Come and be merry — celebrate and support Boston’s iconic downtown greenspaces: the Boston Common, Public Garden, and Commonwealth Avenue Mall. A fun array of raffle prizes will be offered, including Red Sox tickets, a stay at the Newbury Hotel Boston, a Reebok gift card, a Paws & Purrfection gift basket, and more.
7News Night at the Wang
Date: December 10
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Boch Center – Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
A portion of tickets sales benefit Project Bread and their fight against hunger in Massachusetts. Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.
Directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, this new Broadway musical based on the classic 1983 movie, which itself was based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd, features funny and heartfelt songs by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and a faithful yet inventive book by Joseph Robinette.
18th Annual Army Navy Football Luncheon
Date: December 11
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill, 15 Middlesex Canal Park Drive, Woburn, MA
Come support children of deployed and fallen troops at the 18th Annual Army Navy Football Luncheon! This event will support Operation Santa- Massachusetts, a program partnered by the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation and the Military Friends Foundation that provides gift cards during the holiday season to Massachusetts children who have a parent deployed or have lost a parent in the war against terrorism.
Making Spirits Bright – Holiday Laughs
Date: December 12
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Laugh Boston, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA
For More Info: https://www.beatonpathfoundation.org/events/holiday-laughs
A Stand Up Comedy Showcase featuring the opening acts from the Impractical Jokers Tour, Mark “Jiggy” Jigarjian, Chris Johnston, Mike Finoia and J.F. Harris & a Surprise Celebrity Guest!
After the intermission, settle back in for Tastes Funny Live! You have never seen anything quite like this show. Tastes Funny Live was created as a virtual online show by Jiggy and is now in development to be turned into a TV show. Tastes Funny Live combines cooking, comedy and sabotage. The audience gets to control the show and sabotage the comedians on stage. The show will also have opportunities to donate to the foundation while having a great time. All will be explained at the show!
Life of the Party 2021
Date: December 19
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Obosa Restaurant, 146 Belgrade Avenue, Boston, MA
The 4th Annual End of Year party and fundraiser for the Afrimerican Culture Initiative Inc. come enjoy great Nigerian style buffet & music.
Join them for an African diaspora experience… this 4th edition as all their Life of the party events have been is born of the fact that ‘the party’ is an essential part of African culture. The party serves as an economic engine that keeps the communities happy, healthy and economically vibrant. From the caters, to the musicians, to the tailors, fabric markets etc. they all need ‘the party’ to stay economically afloat. All these industries form a system of cooperative economics and of course they are just so much FUN!
The Circle Series: UMOJA – Lives in You! Lives in Me!
Date: December 26
Time: 6:00 pm
The Circle series: UMOJA: Lives in You! Lives in Me! is a restorative series of discussions for community building around African American and African culture. They will be exploring many different cultural topics of interest that will build community between African Americans and Africans.
Weymouth 400 New Year’s Eve Gala Fundraiser
Date: December 31
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Marriott Boston Quincy, 1000 Marriott Drive, Quincy, MA
For More Info: https://weymouth400.org/event/weymouth-400-nye-gala/
Ring in their 400th Anniversary at their Weymouth 400 New Year’s Eve Gala Fundraiser, presented by South Shore Bank! Experience their Villages and countdown to 2022!
Walk the red carpet and enjoy the Gala Kickoff Open Bar Cocktail Hour sponsored by McDonald Keohane Funeral Home. Enjoy live entertainment featuring recording artist Rob Bellamy while you sip on their featured Specialty Drink “The Midnight Kiss.”
They’ll also have passed Hors d’Oeuvres / Champagne Toast
Enjoy a fabulous surf & turf dinner, followed by music and dancing. Weymouth’s own The New Band will perform live, and DJ John Sullivan will also be on hand to keep the music going!