Save The Dates! Something For Everyone – 2017 Christmas / Holiday / December Projects (Updated with 2017 pictures as events happen!)

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JAYCEE HOLIDAY BANNERS
Throughout December on Foxboro Common and Central Street

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Info: Starting in 2011, the Jaycees are elated to begin a new tradition of placing festive banners around town each December! Look for them in early December!

2017 Chairman: Monica Rigamonti


DECORATING THE COMMON
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM on Foxboro Common

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Info: Each December, the Foxboro Jaycees decorate Foxboro Common with bows and wreaths, and place lights on the hedges at the foot of the Common and around the bandstand. The public is invited to help us do the decorating!

2017 Chairman: Marc Rivard and Mike Mills
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NATIVITY SET ON THE COMMON
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM on Foxboro Common

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Info: Each December, the Foxboro Jaycees set up the Nativity Scene on Foxboro Common, on the bandstand the Jaycees built in 1972. The Jaycees have been doing this since the 1960s, and store the set all year, and repaint, repair, and refurbish it as necessary. The public is invited to help us!

2017 Chairman: Marc Rivard and Mike Mills
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TOWN TREE LIGHTING
Date: Saturday November 25, 2017 at 5:00 PM on Foxboro Common

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  • Decorate the Common Start off your morning by spending some time with neighbors and friends sprucing up our town for the holidays. Foxborough Common 9:00 a.m. to Noon Join the Jaycees on the common and help decorate our common with lights, bows and garland around the lamp posts
  • Make an Ornament Children are encouraged to create an ornament that can be taken home and placed on their family tree. From 4:00 to 5:00 pm  at the Boyden Library.   Sponsored by: Boyden Library and Foxborough Recreation
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony Join us in a celebration of community! Foxborough Common 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sign a Christmas Tree • Visitors from the North Pole • Carolers • Cookies • Hot Cocoa • Elite Dancers • Candy Canes and more Sponsored by: Foxborough Recreation Foxborough Fire & Rescue

2017 Chairman (Jaycees): Lynda Walsh 
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JAYCEE SANTA ON THE COMMON RETURNS IN 2017!
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM tp 3:00 P.M on Foxboro Common

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A beloved holiday tradition returns! In 2017, Jaycee Santa on the Common is back!

For decades, the Foxboro Jaycees held a “Santa on the Common” event each December. Due to competition from malls and others we stopped about seven or eight years ago.

Due to many requests and our own love for this event, In 2017, the Foxboro Jaycees are bringing back Santa on the Common

The Foxboro Jaycees will host Santa and Mrs. Claus to the Foxboro Common on Saturday, December 2th from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on the Common and spend a couple hours with the children of Foxboro. Mrs. Claus has promised to bring along her favorite candy canes. Children can sit on Santa’s lap and tell him their wishes for this Christmas. Santa’s personal photographer will be there to capture the visits on film and give a password to parents to access their photos on line.

This is a Foxboro Jaycee Community Development Project, and is free to the public. You may, of course, bring your own camera and take pictures as well. Pictures the Jaycees take are also free!

2017 Chairman: Sharon Hall
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YANKEE SWAP
Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the GM at South Foxboro Community Center, 7:3o P.M

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Info: At the December general membership meeting (GM), we hold our annual Yankee Swap — a small wrapped gift (no more than $10). It’s silly and a lot of fun!

We also take a group picture so be sure to wear your Jaycee shirt!


PROGRESSIVE PARTY (FORMERLY PROGRESSIVE DINNER)
Date: Saturday December 16, 2017 at (Various}

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Info: We dress up, and small groups gather at two appetizer houses, one from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, then a second appetizer house from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Then the whole chapter gathers at the “dessert” house for dessert, music, and holiday cheer!

2017 Chairman: Andrea Johnstone

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CAROLING ON THE COMMON
Date: Thursday December 21, 2017 at the Bandstand on Foxboro Common at 6:00 P.M.

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Info: Each December, the Foxboro Jaycees invite the town to join us for an evening of Christmas Caroling. The Foxboro High School Christmas Chorus Band provides the music, and Jaycees bring hot chocolate and cookies. From there, we head to the Doolittle Home to entertain the seniors with our Christmas music.

2017 Chairman: Helene Savage

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ASSIST A KID/ASSIST A SENIOR

Info: We shop for some special gifts for a needy child, and also for a senior.

2017 Adopt a Kid chairman: Lisa Jolicoeur

2017 Adopt a Senior chairman: Lisa Jolicoeur


CHRISTMAS FRUIT BASKETS
Date: Wednesday December 20 at 6:00 P.M. at the South Foxboro Commuinity Center

We make 250+ baskets of fruit for the needy!

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Info: The Jaycees gather and create 250 baskets of fresh fruit that are delivered with the Foxboro Discretionary fund food boxes to needy families. Since 2010 we have partnered with our friends from Brigham & Women’s / Mass General Health Care Center to make this possible. JAYCEES, FAMILY, FRIENDS, CHILDREN all WELCOME to help! We need to make 250 baskets; c’mon down and help us!

2017 Chairman: Sophia Manos

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DECORATION AND NATIVITY TAKE DOWN
Date: TBA (Either January 6 or 13, 2018) on Foxboro Common

Info: After the holidays are over, the Foxboro Jaycees return to Foxboro Common to take down and store the nativity display, and take down the holiday decorations and lights and put them back into storage. Help is needed! Please let Marc know if you can be there!

2017 Chairman: Marc Rivard and Mike Mills
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RETIRED CHRISTMAS PROJECT PHOTOS

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VIDEO: JAYCEES WITH SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS

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Info: In December 2013 — Bob Hickey, host of the Foxboro Cable Access program, “Foxboro Central,” scored an exclusive interview with Santa and Mrs. Claus, which will air on FCA throughout the season. Jaycee Bob Gillis joined the program and the four discussed the spirit of Christmas, Jaycee activities during the holiday season, and the many opportunities for people to be generous and spread good cheer. (With special thanks to Ed Groh and Laureen House for contacting Santa and Mrs. Claus and arranging for them to be there!)


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What makes the Foxboro Jaycees so special? Well, what other group gets a selfie from the real Santa and Mrs. Claus?What makes the Foxboro Jaycees so special? Well, what other group gets a selfie from the real Santa and Mrs.Claus?

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