The first Family and Friends Night is Dec. 20, with stores open late for late night holiday shopping. Santa will draw the winning ticket for the $1,500 Super Shopping Spree at 9 p.m. Restaurants will offer free dessert or appetizers. Carolers will stroll Main Street. A festive evening for friends and family.
The 38th Annual Men’s Night is Dec. 13, with downtown stores open for festive late night shopping. With every item purchased get a free entry to the $1,500 Super Shopping Spree. Enjoy free refreshments and special offers.
The Trustees of Reservations invite you to join us for a candlelight Solstice Stroll in Ravenswood Park on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. Celebrate the solstice sky with your family in our favorite woodland park followed by a warm fire, S’mores, and hot chocolate. Please bring a non-perishable item for donation to the Cape Ann Open Door Food Pantry. Free to Trustees members; $5 to nonmembers. To preregister or for more information, visit www.thetrustees.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 978.281.8400.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 74 will hold its annual Christmas party Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., at the Veterans Center, Emerson Avenue. All brothers are invited.
Stockings for homeless
On Friday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m., seniors at the Rose Baker Senior Center Social Day Care Program are filling homemade stockings with personal care and other items for folks living at the homeless shelter. All are invited to stop in with donations, pitch in, and join in the spirit of holiday giving. Call 978-281-9765, ext. 20.
Gloucester Fraternity Club will host a Santa Claus Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 16, from 8 to 11 a.m., at 27 Webster St., with pancakes, sausages, friends, and fun foto ops with Santa. All welcome; donations gratefully accepted.
AGH cancer drive