Thursday, December 22, 2011
A few ideas to fold into your holiday weekend.
We won't be going with the whole "It's Thursday and you've got no idea what' you'll do this weekend" thing today. This Saturday and Sunday, after all, are Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. So, instead here a things you may be interested in incorporating into this holiday weekend. 1. Annual Christmas Eve Caroling Where/When: Hastings Park Bandstand, at the corner of Mass Ave and Worthen Road; 4 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24 Why Go: According to the town website, Christmas Eve Caroling is "a town tradition that is enjoyed by several hundred residents and neighbors each year who gather to sing an assortment of traditional and favorite carols." For the final song, children will be invited up onto the bandstand with the musicians to ring bells…
Monday, December 19, 2011
A CPA hearing, a holiday marketplace, high school sports and more today in Lexington.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Patrick Ball
Monday, December 19, 2011
1. Community Preservation Act: The Community Preservation Committee will hold a public hearing at 7:30 tonight at the Cary Memorial Building on 16 items, including Muzzey Senior Center Upgrades, Cary Memorial Building Upgrades and White House Exterior Stabilization. Prior to the hearing, the CPC will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss, among other things, the project cost and CPA balance. 2. Holiday Marketplace: Looking for last-minute gifts? Check out the Holiday Marketplace at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society. It's open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and promises one-of-a-kind gifts including baskets, fine jewelry, paintings, cards and prints, polymer clay creations, decorative arts, needle arts, weaving, ceramics, ornaments, photography, …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Sports, a Pipeline in Paradise, a holiday marketplace and more today in Lexington.
1. Pipeline in Paradise? Sunnye M. Collins, from the New England Aquarium, will present "A Visual, Poetic, and Humorous Meditationn on the Pipeline Proposal through the Last, Intact Coastal Temperate Rainforest in the World" at 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Memorial Library in an event sponsored by the Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition. 2. Today in LHS Sports: On the lineup today for Lexington High School sports, boys varsity swimming hosts Belmont at 6 p.m.; boys wrestling travels to Quincy for a match at 7 p.m.; girls varsity ice hockey hosts Burlington at 7:15 p.m. and boys varsity hockey heads to Burlington for an 8:10 p.m. faceoff. 3. Interesting Artisan Gift Options Available: If you haven't yet, today could be the day to check out …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
What's going on in and around Lexington this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington and beyond. 1. Holiday Pops Concerts Where/When: Cary Memorial Building, 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2 Why Go: The Lexington Symphony performs kids pops at 4 p.m. and evening pops at 8 p.m., a pair of concerts that include popular holiday favorits, a sing-a-long and an appearance by a special guest. Pricing: $15 and $5 for children in the afternoon and $35 and $15 for children in the evening 2. Holiday Festival Night in Lexington Center Where/When: …
Friday, November 11, 2011
Dozens of vendors, mothers, fathers, children and families shopped and played around and snacked on pizza at LexFUN's first holiday market held Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Church of St. Brigid.
There were local artisans galore at St. Brigid's yesterday afternoon and evening as scores of men, women and children perused the aisles of kiddie clothes, capes, artwork, jewlery and other things at LexFUN's first ever holiday market. From baby bibs to macarons to developmental toys to support autism, an assortment of seasonal gifts and stocking stuffers were available from the local artisans who set up shop and donated 10 percent of the proceeds to the local Five and Under Network’s preschool and community fund. In addition to supporting by shopping, there were additional opportunities to be charitable at the marketplace. At the drop box, folks could donate cash or gift cards to stores like Wal-Mart, Target, Payless, Gap, Old Navy and …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Dozens of local vendors will be selling sweet treats and stocking stuffers at LexFUN!'s first Holiday Market this afternoon at St. Brigid's.
There should be ample worms for the early bird holiday shoppers at LexFUN!’s first Holiday Marketplace this afternoon at the Church of St. Brigid. From baby bibs to macarons to artisan jewelry, an assortment of seasonal gifts and stocking stuffers will be available as dozens of talented local artisans have committed to hawk their wares and donate 10 percent of the proceeds to the local Five and Under Network’s preschool and community fund. “It should be a great place for people to get holiday shopping done for teachers, for family and even for yourself,” said Lisa O'Brien, co-presient of LexFUN!. “The whole idea is we’re getting closer to the holidays and it’s kind of easy to go and shop at some of these brand stores, and finding unique …
A holiday marketplace, roots music and public meetings today in Lexington.
1. Get gifts and stocking stuffers here: LexFUN's first Holiday Marketplace at 4 p.m. today at the Church of St. Brigid. More than 30 vendors have confirmed and 10 percent of proceeds go to the Five and Under Network's preschool and community fund. 2. Today in Town Government: Public meetings posted for today on the town website include the Tree Committee at 7:30 a.m. at the Public Works Building; the Bicycle Advisory Committee at 7 p.m. at the Town Office Building; the Historic Districts Commission at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall; the Town Celebrations Committee at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall and the Board of Appeals at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building. 3. Dig that Roots music: The Digney Fingus Duo is in concert tonight at Nourish. From 7 to 10:30 p…