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december, 2017


Zoo Lights: Nov. 24 through Dec. 31 (Closed Christmas Day) The Stoneham Zoo will be having their annual Zoo Lights event. Come Stroll along tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Everyone is welcome. For more and tickets visit zoonewengland.org


3 Ave Holiday Stroll: Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 5 pm. 3 Ave. will be having their annual Holiday Stroll. Come enjoy the holiday season with 3 Ave. There will also be food samplings, carolers, and much more. Santa Claus will also be there to take pictures. Everyone is welcome. For more info visit 3rdaveburlington.com or call 781-272-4000


Tree Lighting on the common: Sunday, December 10th at 4 pm at the Town Common. Come celebrate the holidays with the 46th Holiday Tree Lighting on the Common. There will also be caroling and a visit from the Jolly man, Santa Claus. Everyone is welcome and the event is free. For more info visit burlingtonrecreation.org or call 781-270-1695.


Calling Santa Claus: Tuesday, December 12 from 6 to 7:30 pm Kids all around Burlington will have a chance to talk to Mr. St Nick, aka Santa Claus. If you would like to speak to Santa Claus please call 781-270-1629. Please call the number only during the time listed. 


50 Anniversary Gala: Thursday, December 14th from 7-10 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn on 5 Wheeler Rd. Come celebrate the 50 anniversary finale with the Burlington Rec. Dept. as they conclude the year with their very own gala. The event is $30 per person or for a $250 for a table of 10. Everyone is welcome to the event. For more info and to sign up please visit the Burlington Rec. Dept. or call 781-270-1695. 


Chanukah Latka Dinner & Talk: Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m. Temple Shalom Emeth will be having a Hanukkah Latka Dinner & Talk. The event will have guest speaker Dr. Adam Mendelsohn, who will discuss his new book, “The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire.” Everyone is welcome. Suggested donation of $5. For more information and to RSVP, contact Ellen Finkelman at esfink29@gmail.com


Holiday Networking to Help the Homeless: Thursday, December 14 from 5 to 7 pm at the Residence Inn Marriott at 3 Ave. Come make someone’s holiday a little bit brighter. Please HELP fill a "BOX of HOPE"!   Come bring your unwrapped items  with you.  Donation requests are for baby and toddler educational and interactive toys and toiletries for men and women.   All donated items collected at this event will be distributed by BACC non-profit member, HELPIS, Inc. For more info about the event visit Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce.org


Community Chanukah Party: Sunday, December 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Temple Shalom Emeth will be have their community Hanukkah Party. Come by and celebrate all the fun festivities of Hanukkah. The event will feature latkes, raffles, children's holiday activities and crafts, and last minute gift opportunities thru the temple's scrip fundraising program. Everyone is welcome and the event is free. For more information, call the temple Shalom Emeth at 781-272-2351  




[UPDATED] Blood Pressure Screening: First and third Wednesdays of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library. The American Heart Association says high blood pressure can be deadly if left undetected and untreated. Because it has no symptoms, it is important to get periodic blood pressure screenings. These screenings by the Burlington Board of Health Nurse and the Burlington Medical Reserve Corps are free and open to all. For more information call the Board of Health office at (781) 270-1955. 


Adult Coloring: Fourth Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library. Adult coloring has taken off recently and many say it is a soothing activity for those looking to take a break from the fast pace of modern life and now you have a chance to give it a try. This will be an evening of relaxed creativity and camaraderie. There will be light refreshments and a free drawing for a coloring book at their first meeting on January 25th. No need to register, just drop in. All materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own.


Teen Lounge: Fridays from 2:30 to 5 p.m. beginning January 8 at the Burlington Public LibraryDrop-in and “lounge” in the meeting room every Friday after school. They’ll have snacks, games, and crafts available or just drop-in to hang out with your friends. Stay for five minutes or the whole time, it’s up to you.





Dads and Donuts Storytime: Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to noon the Burlington Public Library is having a Dads and Donuts Storytime. Fathers, Grandfathers, uncles, and other male caregivers are welcome to come. There will also be stories, and of course donuts. The event is for best for kids ages 2 through kids up to 2grade.  The event is free. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690. 

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