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Tree Lighting and Small Business Saturday in Roslindale Square

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Nov 29, 2013

roslindaleThe 29th Annual Tree Lighting Cereomny will kick off the holiday season and Small Business Saturday this weekend in Roslindale Village

"The Annual Tree Lighting ceremony marks the official kick off of the holidays in the Village, starting at 3:00 PM in Adams Park on Saturday, November 30th.

This much-loved event always draws a crowd to enjoy the performances, crafts, ornament art projects for the kids this year featuring Art Van Go, a mobile art van based in Roslindale, and Santa's arrival in the Ladder 16 fire truck. There will be free hot chocolate, treats from local bakeries, carolers from the Sacred Heart Chorus, the Christopher Mish Brass Quartet, and of course, visits with Santa and Mayor Menino.

November 30th is also Small Business Saturday, a national campaign by American Express to help spur business for neighborhood merchants. Roslindale Village has been chosen as one of three locations across the country to be showcased. Special deals will be available for American Express cardholders as well as chances to win $25 American Express gift cards, so be on the lookout for raffle boxes at your favorite businesses."

Please click here for more information on this event. 

Charlesgate Realty Group Boston First Time Home Buyer Class


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Roslindale Summer Concert Series

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Jul 22, 2013

Roslindale VillageCheck out the Rolindale Summer Concert Series in Adams Park! The event is every Thursday until August 15th. All concerts start at 6pm. All Thursday night events are free of charge and presented in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events and Roslindale Village Main Streets.

Below is a list of the concert series schedule: 

July 25th: Zili Misik 

August 1st: Jack Colombo & Friends 

August 8th: Chris Mathison and Nick Leydon 

August 15th: Outdoor movie featuring Madagascar 3, (starts at 7:45 pm)

Adams Park is located at 4225 Washington Street in Roslindale. For further information  please call (617) 635-4505 or visit the Parks Department online.

Charlesgate Realty Group Boston First Time Home Buyer Class

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Special Easter Events

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Mar 29, 2013

  Boston Easter

Easter is right around the corner! Boston has a lot to offer from zoo events to egg hunts to brunches. Check out some of the events the city has this upcoming weekend! 



Bunny Bonanzoo

Stone Zoo
149 Pond St
Stoneham, MA 02180
(781) 438-5100
Saturday, March 30 10:00am- 3:00pm

"Hop on down the bunny trail to Stone Zoo where an Easter celebration awaits! Children's activities include holiday games, crafts and other fun surprises. Families can also visit with a special guest, the Easter Bunny, who will be ready to smile for photographs!


Third Annual Cambridge Community Easter Egg-Stravaganza!

Cambridge Common Park
1667 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Saturday, March 30, 10:00am – 12:30pm

The Cambridge Community is really excited about their 3rd Annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza! This year is going to be even bigger and better than last year.They'll have games, prizes, an enormous Easter egg hunt featuring over 10,000 eggs, and a whole lot of fun for the family. It’s going to be a great time with the kids, and the best part is that the whole event is free!


Egg Hunt

Adams Park
72 Poplar St
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 635-4505
Saturday, March 30, 2013 10:00am- 1:00pm

Join the Easter Bunny to hunt for 6,000 treat-filled eggs hidden throughout Roslindale’s tree-lined Adams Park. Children ages 2 to 6 may attend the hunt and should bring a basket or bag to collect eggs.Older kids and families can join the parent/child egg toss and bunny hop races, with special prizes for the winning teams. Kids crafts and refreshments


The Beehive

541 Tremont St., Boston

The Beehive is hosting an Easter jazz brunch from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. with a three-course prix fixe meal. Kids can order off the “Little Bee’s Kids Menu,” and can also participate in The Beehive’s annual Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.—3 p.m. The Beehive will also offer an Easter dinner for latecomers featuring food and cocktail specials.


L’Espalier Restaurant

774 Boylston St., Boston

Chef Frank McClelland of L’Espalier used seasonal ingredients from his own farm to create a three course prix fixe menu, which includes options like Scottish smoked salmon and shaved artichoke salad with Okeechobee shrimp. The children’s menu has more basic fare such as French toast and Toad in a Hole, coddled egg with toasted brioche and bacon.

Brunch is available from noon—1:45 p.m. and is $85 per person and $35 for children.

The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

25 Charles St., Boston 
 (617) 723-7575

Before you "hop" on the dessert cart, enjoy roasted asparagus salad, poached eggs over salmon, brioche French toast, Tamworth ham, and other exceptional Easter edibles. March 31 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $39 (reservations recommended). "


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