Abington - Colonial Road Runner FUN RUN Sun, Dec, 10, 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 - Pup Pics with Santa Sun, Dec 10, 10a-1p, Island Grove Park, 162 Park Ave. $20 Santa pictures with family and furbabies! You’ll receive a printed 4x6 photo & digital copy. All proceeds help maintain Abington Dog Park.

Bridgewater - Holiday Open Mic Fri, Dec 8, 6-7:30p, Central Square Congregational Church, UCC, 71 Central Sq. A free, festive event for all ages! Perform a holiday song or just enjoy the show. Email musicloftbridgewater@gmail.com with your name, song title, & instrument. Please arrive 20 minutes early if you are performing. Enjoy cookies, hot cocoa, and photos with the Grinch afterwards!

Bridgewater - Choral Concert Fri, Dec 8, 7p, Horace Mann Auditorium at BSU, 131 Summer St. Under the direction of Dr. Ronald Sherwin, UMass-Dartmouth and Bridgewater State Chorus will put on a beautiful, heartfelt performance of Unconditional Love by Howard Goodall.

Bridgewater - Queer Open Mic Dec 9, 6 PM,71 Central Square (CS Congregational) We are so excited to announce that Jack McGrath will be our next featured artist!! Handicap accessible BYOB
$5 cover Share a song | story | poem or just hang with us and enjoy!

Bridgewater - Christmas Crafts Sat, Dec 9, 2p-4p, Cedar Street Community Center, 15 Cedar St. Enjoy cookie decorating, crafts, ornament making, hot chocolate, & music!
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 Journey Through the Pages of A Christmas Carol - zoom program - free and available all day. Fri, Dec 8, 2023. Join us on a festive tour from the iconic St. Paul's Cathedral, to the Mason House and the Royal Exchange. Follow us down to Scrooge's Counting House and Cornhill before visiting the church where Christmas Future and Present took Scrooge, with a stop at Scrooge's grave. Finally, we'll take you to where Scrooge buys his Christmas turkey. Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey through the pages of A Christmas Carol.

Brockton - Breakfast with Santa Sat, Dec 9, 10a-12p, Relate Church, 237 East Ashland St. Enjoy a delightful Breakfast with Santa! In addition, partake in games, crafts, and other activities. This free event is designed to be sensory-friendly, featuring communication supports, flexible seating arrangements, fidgets, and more. RSVP with the Church's form!

Carver- Star Wars Shatterpoint League Fri Dec 8, 11 AM to 9:00 PM Round Table Games 128 Main St., Ste. A C. Join us for a day of Shatterpoint fun with old and new friends in a warm and welcoming environment, all for just a $5 table fee/day.

Canton - 27th Annual Hajosy Arts Holiday Open Studio Sat, Dec 9, 2p-11p, 20 Tracy Wood Rd. Support a local artist's, woman-owned small business and come shop beautiful handmade items that will make great holiday gifts, including photographs, prints, collages, 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 - Energy Healing 101 Sat, Dec 9, 2p, EB Public Library, 32 Union St. Reiki Master Kim Larkin will introduce healing therapies & guide you through fun exercises that you can use in your daily life. Register on the library's event page!

Easton - Festival of Trees 265 Purchase St. See our website for daily schedule events: www.eastonfestivaloftrees.org
Fall River - Crafts and Vendor Fair Sat, Dec 9, 9:30a-2p, Evangelical Church Mission Center, 1244 Rodman St. Shop for holiday gifts from a great selection made by local crafters and vendors!

Fall River - Annual Sailor Claus Al Deorsey Toy Drive for the VA Hospital Providence Sun, Dec 10, 10a-2p, Veterans Association of Bristol County, 755 Pine St. In honor of Al Deorsey who loved doing this toy drive every year, please purchase a new toy, art supplies, PJs, educational games, or books for children in need this holiday.
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Halifax - Holidays in Halifax Sat, Dec 9, 4:30p. Lots of holiday fun planned for the whole family! See the schedule of events on the Town of Halifax website.

Hanover - Holiday Market Event Sat, Dec 9, 10a-4p, Rustic Marlin, 389 Columbia Rd. Shop local brands and get into the holiday spirit! There will be photos with Santa, family fun, and more!

Hanover - Christmas Festival Sat, Dec 9, 1p-3p, Lutheran Church of the Cross, 93 Rockland St. This year's theme is Christmas Around the World! Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family!

Hanover - Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus Sat, Dec 9, 9a-11a, St. Mary's Hanover, Parish Hall of CCD school, 392 Hanover St. Breakfast, holiday crafts, a cake walk, free gift wrapping, and raffle prizes! Kids will also be able to write letters and take pictures with Santa. $10 child, $5 adults. Proceeds for high school scholarships.
Hanson - 5th Annual Christmas Scavenger Hunt Sat, Dec 9 & Sun, Dec 10, 10a-4p, 16 Woodbrook Ln. Join the festive display with your family, stroll through, and meet Santa from 11a to 2p. Donations for the food pantry are welcome.

Hingham - Christmas Concert Sat, Dec 9, 7:30p,
House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 916 Main St.
The Unicorn Singers are putting on a festive musical performance to support the Wellspring’s Diane Edson Fund with a variety of holiday songs. Purchase your tickets on the Unicorn Singers' website!

Hingham - Hot Cocoa and Caroling Sun, Dec 10, 1p, 26 Burr Rd. Hingham Girl Scouts is inviting all Girl Scouts to gather at the GS house for hot cocoa and carol practice! After you'll divide into groups and go caroling. Be sure to sign up! They're also collecting comfort items for kids and family members at Children's Hospital Neurology unit. See the list of requested items on the Hingham Girl Scouts event post linked above.
Mansfield - Bee's Knees Outdoor Holiday Sale Sat, Dec 9, 10a-3p, 661 Elm St. Come by the farmer's market for holiday shopping. There will be local raw honey, beeswax candles, seasonings from Pinch of Fancy, and more!

Middleboro - Soule Homestead Luminaria Walk, and shop at our Holiday Market. We will be reveling in the winter magic at the farm with this enchanted luminary walk though our nature trails. The path along the nature trails will be lit up and bring a whole new experience of exploring Soule in the dark. Learn facts about the upcoming winter solstice and and enjoy the children's story walk related to that theme. We strongly encourage participants to bring flashlights. Appropriate footwear is strongly recommended. The first walk begins at 4:45 and they run in 20 minute increments, with the last one at 7:30pm $5 per adult, kids are free

Norwell - Pawliday Extravaganza Sun, Dec 10, 3-6p, 106 Longwater Dr. Sandy Tails is having their holiday event fit for the whole family! Come by for vendors, a visit from the Grinch, and custom dog art ornament making. For a $10 donation, you can also get a photo with Santa. To become a vendor or make an in-kind donation to their raffle, please email [email protected].

Plympton - Drum Circle ~ Sat, Dec 9, 5 - 6:30 PM Shanti Shala Yoga & Wellness Center, 55 Pleasant St. A drum circle is fun, spiritual and can be a deeply transformative experience. Let’s drum together and fill the space with joy and excitement. Allow yourself to let go and enjoy the beautiful rhythms that can inspire spontaneous dancing, clapping, singing, laughter and lots of smiles. Let’s drum and have some fun! I have drums to use if you don’t have one. Cost: $15
Randolph - Teen Gingerbread House Competition Sat, Dec 9, 1:45-3p, Turner Free Library, 2 North Main St. Compete against friends and classmates during Winter ONEderland! Winner gets a prize, and they can eat their house. Register now on Turner Free Library's website to reserve your spot!

Randolph - 2023 Winter ONEderland Sat, Dec 9. All Day events at Turner Free Library, Randolph Intergenerational Community Center, First Congregational Church, Zapustas Ice Arena, and Town Hall! See the Randolph ICC website for the schedule of events.

Stoughton - Holiday Parade of Lights Sat, Dec 9, 5p, 10 Pearl St. Celebrate the holidays with family and friends at Stoughton's Annual Parade! It starts on the corner of Adams & Pearl Streets.

Taunton - Holiday Wreath Workshop Sun, Dec 10, 5p, Bristol-Plymouth High School Cafeteria. Support Class of 2025 and make your very own ribbon wreath with step-by-step instructions from Melissa's Wreath Door. Tickets are $50.

West Bridgewater - Perfect Pairings: Tea and Chocolate Sat, Dec 9, 10:30a -11:30a, WB Public Library, 80 Howard St. A fun, educational talk about the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate. Learn how to brew a proper cup and try samples! Pre- Register HERE!

Whitman - 4th Annual Decorate for Scholars Fri, Dec 8, 4:30p-7:30p & Sat, Dec 9, 3p-8p & Sun, Dec 10, 4:30p-7:30p, Whitman Town Park, 73 Park Ave. Raffles, decorated trees, food trucks, and family fun! All proceeds will go to 2024 graduating Seniors in the form of scholarships.
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Canton - Chanukah Concert & Community Lighting Tue Dec 12 • 29 Kislev 5784 5:30 - 8:00 PM Join us for a Chanukah concert featuring special musical guest Noah Aronson, followed by the community lighting ceremony with B'nai Tikvah's Religious School students and families. Afterward, enjoy Chanukah refreshments in the social hall.

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.

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 - Meat Pie Fundraiser Sat, Dec 16, 3p-5p, Parish of the Good Shepherd, 1598 S Main St. The Saint Anne Shrine of Fall River having their Annual Meat Pie Fundraiser! Support the Shrine and take home a delicious meal. Orders are being taken in person at Saint Anne's, 818 Middle St, or online.
The last day to buy tickets is Wed, Dec 13.

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.

Brockton - A Brockton Christmas Sun, Dec 17, 3p, Brockton High School. The Brockton Symphony and the Brockton High School 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!
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