November 22 Saturday - Family Works Show!
Salem, MA - A&B Burgers, 50 St Peter St - 10:30am - 12:00pm - Our last Family Works effort at A&B Burgers went incredibly well. This time we hope you'll join us as we collect goods to send to New England area US Soldiers who are based overseas.
This is not about whether you or we support this or any war but about the kids, our neighbors kids, who are off risking their lives so far from home and need to know they aren't forgotten.
Family Works Craft Time: starts at 10:30am - We will be creating Holiday cards and sending them along with our collected items so that they are received by Christmas time.
Band Plays From: 11am - Noon
- Dunkin Donuts coffee
- Patriots, Bruins, Red Sox and Celtics gear
- warm socks
- under armor undergarments
- non perishable snacks
- energy bars
- current magazines
- new games
- hand and feet warmers
- hats and gloves
- toiletries for men and women
- feminine hygiene products
- baby wipes
- hand sanitizer
- letters of support
December 6 Saturday
Reading, MA - "Night with the Trees"
WHERE: Parker Middle School, 45 Temple St., Reading, MA
EVENT TIME: 6pm - 9pm
SHOW TIME: 7pm - 8pm
WHAT: The Reading Educational Foundation's Annual Fundraiser is "Festival of Trees" - This year they added the "Night with the Trees" for families to enjoy the trees and have some fun. We'll be playing holiday tunes.
SPECIAL GUEST: Karen K of Jitterbugs fame.
TICKETS: $10 per family
December 13 Saturday
Arlington, MA - 13th Annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Regent Theatre - 10:30am - GET TICKETS
We're looking forward to this year's holiday show in a big way. We'll have our friend, Laurence Scudder, with us playing his intergalactic viola. Think Holiday Hoedown.
January 24 Saturday
Natick, MA - TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick - 10:30am - We love Natick and we love TCAN.
This will be a Family Works event to support the Natick Service Council hosted by Catching Joy.
WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: Natick Service Council is an advocacy, referral, case management, and information center serving the most economically disadvantaged members of the Natick community. They help clients meet basic needs for food, housing, and access to health care with the goal of promoting self-sufficiency. They are guided by the motto "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" and serve their fellow community members with dignity, compassion, and confidentiality.
MUSIC STARTS AT: 11:00am
FAMILY WORKS: The Family Works! event will run from 10:15am until the band starts playing at 11:00am. You can participate at any point.
- Will benefit: Natick Service Council
- Activity: Will be administered by Catching Joy. Supplies will be available for kids to make cards to go along with the donations.
- We Will collect: Used or new winter coats and warm clothing.
January 31 Saturday
NY, NY - Symphony Space - 11am - more info to be supplied.
February 14 Saturday
Belmont, MA - Belmont Day School - 10am
March 14 Saturday
Winchester, MA - Show for the Family Action Network in Winchester. More info to be supplied.
May 16 Saturday
Chelmsford, MA - 10:30am - Teddy Bear Picnic - On the Common. More info to be supplied.
July 9 Thursday
Lowell, MA - 11:00am - Boarding House Park, Lowell, MA - Lowell's "Free Fun for Kids Series" is always a blast to play. Dancing in the National (Boarding House) Park.
July 23 Wednesday
Hingham, MA - 10:00am - South Shore Conservatory - 1 Conservatory Drive, Hingham, MA 02043
July 23 Thursday
Acton, MA - NARA Park - 25 Ledge Rock Way, Acton, MA 01720 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
September 12 Saturday
Arlington, MA - time to be announced - Town Day