Abington - Toy Drive Sat, Dec 16, 8a-12p, Walmart Abington, 777 Brockton Ave. The Abington Police Department has partnered with the Abington Fire Department for their fill-a-cruiser event. Make a child's holiday brighter and donate a new, unwrapped toy!

Abington - Colonial Road Runner FUN RUN Sundays until Jan 28, 12-1p, Abington Police Dept, 215 Central St. Get ready for an exciting FUN RUN! Sign up at the Abington Police Dept Community Room from 11:30 am. Choose between a 2 or 4-mile route for just $2 per week. Be part of your community and stay active!

Abington - Christmas Time Craft Fair Sun, Dec 17, 12p-4:30p, Abington Knights of Columbus Chapter 5254, 254 Hancock St. Enjoy over 30 vendors, food, treats, raffles, prizes, and more! There will also be a box to collect toys for children. Please help make the holiday season brighter. All items will be donated to Dana Faber Cancer Hospital.

Bridgewater - Community Dance Fri, Dec 15, 7-9p. Learn various dances like circle dances, mixers, international folk dances, New England squares, and contras. All dances taught, no experience required. Cost: $8 per person.

Bridgewater - Karaoke Fri, Dec 15, 7p-11p, Bridgewater Citizens Club, 60 Hale St. Join your community and come by for music-filled fun!
Bridgewater - A-Caroling We Go! Sat, Dec 16, 4p-6p, 10 Heritage Circle, Community Room. Join the Central Square Congregational Church for a caroling party. There will hot chocolate, cookies, and caroling, of course! Please email Carol Chaffee or Marci Langevin for more details or contact the church office at 508-697-6016.

Brockton - Hop on over to Fuller Craft Museum to celebrate our Lagomorphs: Rabbits and Hares in Contemporary Craft exhibition, through Jan 28. Stop in at HolidayHandmade, Fuller Craft's Iconic Artist Gift Shop.

Brockton - A Brockton Christmas Sun, Dec 17, 3p, Brockton High School. The Brockton Symphony and the BHS Concert Choir will be putting on an amazing holiday performance for friends and family to enjoy! Come sing along to your holiday favorites. Make sure to purchase your tickets!

Brockton - Poetry Workshop Sun, Dec 17, 4p-6p, Brockton Arts, 33 Dover St. Calling all writers! Come share your poetry in a warm, welcoming setting. Bring 6-10 copies of your work for feedback and constructive criticism. All levels of experience are accepted.

Canton - Irish Cultural Centre Open House & Annual Draw Sat, Dec 16, 5p-8p, Irish Cultural Centre, 200 New Boston Dr. Enjoy live music, Irish dancing, songs, & stories! FREE! RSVP!
Canton - Annual Good Tidings Market Sat, Dec 16, 12p-4p, Shoppes at the Mill on Etowah, 225 Reformation Pkwy. Come by for a great selection of items from vendors, including handmade goods, delicious sweets, crafts, vintage goods, holiday wreaths, and more!

East Bridgewater - Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale Until Wed, Dec 20 (Fri, Sat, & Sun), EB Town Hall Parking Lot. Shop great deals for a great cause! Proceeds will go to local charities.

East Bridgewater - Wing Women Nation 2023 Sparkler Fri, Dec 15, 12p-2p, Adria Restaurant & Banquet Facility, 436 Oak St. Come for inspirational conversations and connections over lunch at this empowering women's event. Don't forget to purchase your tickets!

Easton - Borderland Women’s Disc Golf Meet-up Sun, Dec 17, 259 Massapoag Ave. Aim to tee off by 8:45am.

Easton - Christmas Festival Sat, Dec 16, 5p-8p, 143 Lincoln St. Join Bristol Trinity Episcopal Church for music and a meal! Patrick Lynch & Friends will perform favorite holiday classic. Tickets: $15. Children 6 & under are free.

Easton - Holiday Cooking Decorating Classes Sat, Dec 16, 2p-4p & Sun, Dec 17, 2p-4p, Stonehill College. Join us with a friend to discover the art of cookie decoration at Sunshine Day Bakery! Classes cater to all levels, from beginners to experienced decorators. Get your tickets before spots fill up!
Fall River - Christmas Toy Giveaway Luncheon Sat, Dec 16, 12:30p-3p, Relentlessly InC. Family Outreach Center, 620 Jefferson St. Join us for a delightful experience! Enjoy a sandwich and hot cocoa, explore Christmas gifts for your child, and get raffle tickets. Plus, pick a free toy from our selection!

Fall River - D&D Live Sat, Dec 16, 6p-9p, Bristol Community College, Theatre at Fall River, 777 Elsbree St. If you enjoy live action role play games, attend the 2023 Bristol Game-Con! It will be a magical evening where you can dress in costume, play your favorite games, and more! Purchase your tickets!

Fall River - Women's Self Defense Sat, Dec 16, 9a-10:30a, 145 Globe St. Kingdom Martial Arts will be teaching an intro to self defense basics. Exercise, learn how to protect yourself, and build your confidence! Bring water, wear something for working out, and purchase your ticket.

Fall River - Teen / Young Adult Art Tutorial Class Sat, Dec 16, 2:30-5:30p, Craftyish Shop, 28 Anawan St. Ms. Arlene will help students with current projects and begin new ones! Set your creativity free and purchase your ticket.

Fall River - Paint Night & Tarot Sat, Dec 16, 6p-9p, SoCo Art Labs, 145 Globe St. Get ready to embrace your creativity! Artist Susan Drayton will provide step-by-step instructions on how to make your own painting! All experience levels are welcome. Readings by Stacey will also be giving mini psychic readings. Get your tickets!
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Halifax - Yoga Cupping Myofascial Release Fri, Dec 15, 6:30p, Soul Purpose, 274 Plymouth St. Relax with a unique, hands-on yoga practice. Claudette Stears and Kerri Haynes will teach and guide you. All levels welcome. Cost is $55. To reserve your spot, Venmo @Claudette-Stears.

Halifax - Elf on the Shelf Egg Hunt Service Sun, Dec 17, 10a-11:45a, The Well Church, 100 Laurel St. Bring your family for a fun, Christmas-themed egg hunt. Children ages 0-15 are invited to help find Chippy the elf. There will be prizes and the winner who finds Chippy will receive a $100 Amazon gift card!

Hanover - Holiday Concert Fri, Dec 15, 7p, Cardinal Cushing Centers, 405 Washington St. The South Shore Conservatory Community Voices and Community Voices Too is having their Annual Holiday Concert! It's free to the public, but donations are welcome.
Hanover - Sleigh Bells Ring at Stetson House Sat, Dec 16, 10a-4p, Hanover MA Historical Society, 514 Hanover St. An immersive sight and sound experience! There will be holiday decorations, a vintage sleigh display, interactive bell display, scavenger hunt, and musical performances from South Shore Conservatory at 11a and 2p.

Hanson - Christmas Festival 2023 Sun, Dec 17, 12p-3p, Town of Hanson Camp Kiwanee, 162 Woodman Ter. Join in some fun holiday activities, including ornament making, tree lighting, cocoa & s'mores by the fire, popcorn, and games!

Hingham - Women's Hike & Sip at World's End Sat Dec 16, 2-4p. Approx 60 min hike followed by enjoying wine, good company, and a beautiful World’s End afternoon. Pre-registration is required online & for more info: thetrustees.org/event/89485/
Mansfield - 2nd Annual Find Your David Event Sat, Dec 16, 9a-11a, 150 Oakland St. Join CrossFit First Down and exercise for an amazing cause! All experiences levels are welcome. Don't forget to register! Proceeds will go to Find Your David’s holiday fundraiser to benefit boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Cash donations accepted on the day of the event.

Marshfield - Farmer's Market Sat, Dec 16, 10a-1p, Marshfield Fair, 118 Main St. Take a stroll through the market for recipes, free take-home samples, live music, and more!

Marshfield - Singo at Winslow Sun, Dec 17, 5p-7p, Green Harbor Golf Club, 624 Webster St. Listen to your favorite music & match the songs to titles on your bingo cards for a chance to win great prizes!

Middleboro - Holiday Lights at the Park Fri, Dec 15, Sat, Dec 16, & Sun, Dec 17, 5:30p-7:30p, Middleboro Park Dept, 26 Jackson St. Take a stroll through the park & enjoy holiday lights, displays, & interactive fun! Purchase your tickets now to save or pay at the gate. For more info call 774-766-6335, email Discover Middleboro, or visit their website.

Norwell - Ugly Sweater Doodle Romp Sat, Dec 16, 3p, JB's Indoor Dog Park. A wonderfully festive way to meet other doodles and their owners!

Norwell - Christmas Parade Sun, Dec 17, 4:30p, Norwell Fire Department, 300 Washington St. It's time for the annual parade! Enjoy Christmas lights, fire trucks, and a visit from Santa. See the Google Form for the parade route.

Randolph - Munchkin Tales Fri, Dec 15, 10:30a-11:15a, Turner Free Library, 24 N Main St. This fun event is designed for children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver. Sing songs, learn sign language, read stories, & more! No registration required.

Randolph - Honey-Sweetened Stories Sun Dec 17, 12p-4p, Ivyees Everything Honey, 500 N Main St. Get your favorite Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo books signed & meet internationally acclaimed author Dr. Oneeka Williams. Discover Ivyees' organic skincare products & win exciting door prizes!

Rochester - Old Colony Winter Wonderland Extravaganza Sat, Dec 16, 12p-3p, Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, 476 North Ave. Join in the fun with the Old Colony National Honor Society. There will be Santa, pictures will Elsa, sweet treats, hot cocoa, holiday games, art & crafts, and more!
Rockland - 2023 Nutcracker Spectacular! December 16 & 17 at  Rockland High School at 2pm! Tickets: etix.com. Join Dance Workshop of Hanover's Nutcracker Spectacular follows Clara's journey from her holiday party on Christmas Eve to the magical Land of Sweets with the Sugar Plum Fairy! Act II brings us to Santa's Toyland Workshop with dancing friends, elves, toys and a jazz dancing Santa himself! A wonderful introduction to the story of the Nutcracker for younger audiences.

Stoughton - Cookie Booth Sales Stoughton Girl Scouts is having several cookie sales on Fri, Dec 15, Sat, Dec 16, & Sun, Dec 17. Visit their FB page linked above for details about times & locations, & support troops with your purchases!

Stoughton - Christmas at the Depot Sat, Dec 16, 4p-7p, Stoughton Train Station, 45 Wyman St. Little Theater of Stoughton invites you for a festive event. Enjoy a performance from the Stoughton High School Choir, a Christmas Tree Lighting, scavenger hunt, and a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas!

Taunton - Winter Design Exchange Fri, Dec 15, 3p-5p & Sat, Dec 16, 10a-2p, Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School, 207 Hart St. Come by for a great selection of art from talented crafters!

Taunton - Taunton Animal Shelter Benefit Sat, Dec 16, 6p-11p, Holy Ghost Society of East Taunton, 545 Middleboro Ave. Help animals in need with your kind donation of food or toys! Tickets are $10 and all sales go to the shelter. See the shelter's wishlist for more information.

West Bridgewater - Sip & Shop Sat, Dec 16, 10a-1p, My Happy Place Nutrition, 4 South Main St. Come support small local businesses. You'll be able to grab a shake & tea and do your shopping!

West Bridgewater Wrapping Party Sat Dec 16, 12-4p, 269 N. Main St. Supporting Lions Club, $20/pp includes wrapping, apps & 1 drink ticket.
781-910-0997 for more details.

Whitman - Holiday Concert Sun, Dec 17, 2p, Whitman Townhall, 54 South Ave. Join the Whitman Cultural Council for free holiday concert featuring music performed by Ruth Harcovitz!

Whitman - Customer Appreciation Weekend Fri, Dec 15, Sat, Dec 26, & Sun, Dec 17, 10a-7p, 356 South Ave. Gold Star Treasures Antique & Vintage Mall is having an event to thank customers for their support! Come by for vendors, food, drinks, great discounts, and more!
Upcoming Events:

Plympton - Drum Circle Sat, Dec 23, 5p-6:30p, Shanti Shala Yoga & Wellness Center, 55 Pleasant St. Unite through rhythm with this fun, spiritual event. Enjoy dancing, clapping, singing, laughter and lots of smiles. If you don't have drums, ones will be provided.

Bridgewater - Vision Board Workshop Fri, Dec 29, 10a-12p, Cedar Street Community Center, 15 Cedar St. Start the new year off with inspiration! This event is for children ages 8-12. They will work on developing skills to set meaningful goals and create their own vision boards. Don't forget to register!

Fall River - 18th Century Crafts Sat, Jan 6, 1p-5p, Lafayette Durfee House, 94 Cherry St. Celebrate Twelfth Night and learn about Colonial traditions. Naomi Wade is returning with friends to cook and chat about their lives. There will also be 18th century crafts, hearth cooking demonstrations, and holiday stories!

East Bridgewater - Jigsaw Puzzle Competition Sat, Jan 13, 11a, East Bridgewater Public Library, 32 Union St. Register yourself or a team for a friendly competition and see who can complete a 500 piece puzzle the fastest! This program is for ages 8+. Space is limited, so make sure to sign up on the library's form!

East Bridgewater - 9th Annual Mattress Fundraiser for the East Bridgewater Music Parents - Sat, Jan 27, 10a-4p, East Bridgewater Jr./Sr. High School, 228 Bedford St. Come view a beautiful showroom of over 25 mattress models and comfort levels. There will be savings up to 50% below retail to you, our school district, and our local community! Other products will be available as well, including adjustable bases, pillows, free sheets with any bed purchase, and more! All proceeds go to talented choir students. Take a sneak peak of what to expect on Custom Fundraising Solutions' Vimeo.
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