2019 Christmas / Holiday / December Projects and Calendar

2019 Foxboro Jaycees Christmas / Holiday / December Events!

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DATE:
Saturday November 30
TIME:
9:00 A.M.
EVENT:
Setting up the Nativity Set on Foxboro Common Bandstand
WHERE:
Foxboro Common
CHAIRMAN:
Max Loew / Carl Bertolino
DATE:
Saturday November 30
TIME:
9:00 A.M.
EVENT:
Decorating the Common
WHERE:
Foxboro Common
CHAIRMAN:
Marc Rivard / Catherine Schwarting,
DATE:
Saturday November 30
TIME:
5:00 P.M.
EVENT:
Foxboro Rec: Light up The Town Foxboro
WHERE:
Foxboro Common
CHAIRMAN:
Jaycee Liaison: Sophia Manis
DATE:
Saturday December 14
TIME:
Evening TBA
EVENT:
Progressive Party (Dinner)
WHERE:
Invitations Have Been Sent
CHAIRMAN:
Bob Webster and Helene Savage
DATE:
Wednesday December 11
TIME:
7:30 P.M.
EVENT:
Yankee Swap at General Membership Meeting
WHERE:
South Foxboro Community Center
CHAIRMAN:
n/a
DATE:
Wednesday, December 18
TIME:
6:15 P.M.
EVENT:
Assemble 250+ Fruit Baskets For The Needy
WHERE:
South Foxboro Community Center
CHAIRMAN:
Monica Fisler
DATE:
December
TIME:
n/a
EVENT:
Assist A Senior for Christmas
WHERE:
n/a
CHAIRMAN:
Katherine Lee/Jennifer D'Amato
DATE:
December
TIME:
n/a
EVENT:
Assist A Child for Christmas
WHERE:
n/a
CHAIRMAN:
Katherine Lee/Jennifer D'Amato
DATE:
December
TIME:
n/a
EVENT:
Holiday Banners
WHERE:
Around Foxboro Common and Central Street
CHAIRMAN:
Monica Rigamonti
DATE:
Saturday January 4 2020
TIME:
Nativity and Decoration Takedown
EVENT:
Nativity and Decoration Takedown
WHERE:
Foxboro Common
CHAIRMAN:
Max Loew / Carl Bertolino / Marc Rivard / Catherine Schwarting,
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TIME:
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JAYCEE HOLIDAY BANNERS

 

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Starting in 2011, the Jaycees place festive banners around town each December! Look for them in early December!

Bells-Christmas-GarlandDECORATING THE COMMON

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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!

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NATIVITY SET ON THE COMMON

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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!

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TOWN TREE LIGHTING 

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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

Foxboro Recreation Event: 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

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PROGRESSIVE PARTY (FORMERLY PROGRESSIVE DINNER)

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We dress up, and small groups gather at two appetizer houses, then the whole chapter gathers at the “dessert” house for dessert, music, and holiday cheer!

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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!

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SANTA ON THE COMMON
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Santa and Mrs. Claus will spend a couple hours with the children of Foxborough. Mrs. Claus has promised to bring a basket full of 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 give a secured website to parents to visit to get their photos. We also encourage you to bring your own camera or cell phone.

In case of inclement weather, The Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center (Orpheum theater across the street) have graciously invited us to hold this special event at their facility.

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CAROLING ON THE COMMON

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Each December, the Foxboro Jaycees invite the town to join us at the Foxboro Common Bandstand for an evening of Christmas Caroling. The Foxboro High School Christmas Chorus Band provides the music, and Jaycees bring songbooks, hot candy canes and cookies. We sing carols, and from there, we head to the Doolittle Home to entertain the seniors with our Christmas music.

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ASSIST A KID/ASSIST A SENIOR

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

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CHRISTMAS FRUIT BASKETS

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We make 250+ baskets of fruit for the needy!

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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!

 

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DECORATION AND NATIVITY TAKE DOWN


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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! 

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