Neighborhood Round Up

Free Pancake Breakfast with Santa!

On Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, Santa will take a quick break from his Christmas preparations for a pancake and sausage breakfast at the First Church at 10 Green Street. Everyone is invited to this community event, bring your camera for photos and don’t miss the Holiday inflatable extravaganza!

Harvest on Vine Food Pantry Appeal

Since the start of the school year, the Food Pantry has had a great need for cereal to include in its distribution.  Donations of non-perishable foods are also greatly appreciated.

Donations drops are: Food Pantry, 49 Vine St. (Hayes Square), The Cooperative Bank – 201 Main St. or the Parish Center – 46 Winthrop St. (by the Training Field).  Or donate by sending checks to: Harvest on Vine, Parish Center, 46 Winthrop St., Charlestown, MA 02129. For more information, call Tom MacDonald 617-990-7314.

Holiday Clothing Drive – Help Someone Stay Warm This Winter

The Charlestown Coalition/Turn It Around are asking for contributions of winter clothing this season. This appeal is for brand new socks, hats, gloves and scarves for adults. There are donation boxes located at The Boys & Girls Club on the 3rd Floor, Charlestown Coalition Office and The First Church in Charlestown will be accepting donations Mon. – Fri. From 12 – 1 p.m. or Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  There will also be a box at the Charlestown Peace Park during Charlestown Night Out, December 12, 5-7 p.m.

AGC Call for Entries

The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is accepting submissions of artwork for the December Exhibition 2019 to be held at the StoveFactory Gallery, December 7th & 8th and December 14th & 15th from 11:00 to 5:00 each weekend. This exhibit is open to any artist, profession or emerging. We cordially invite you to submit your work. Submissions of original artwork may be 2 and/or 3 dimensional, painting, prints, photography and sculpture, not exceeding 36” x 48”. A submission form can be found on the web site and must be received by Dec. 2, 2019. You may also submit your work in person on Dec., 2 between 5 and 7 at the StoveFactory Gallery 523 Medford Street Charlestown.  The December Exhibition is open to the public, free of charge and the Gallery is handicapped assessable. 

Join the celebration at the Coop Bank

Everyone is invited – stop by the bank and get in the Holiday spirit on Thursdays Dec. 5, 12, and 19 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be refreshments, holiday treats and give aways. The cooperative Bank, 201 Main Street

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