2020 Christmas / Holiday / December Projects and Calendar – Updated 12/30/2020

 

JAYCEE HOLIDAY BANNERS 
Completed Early December

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

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Completed Early December

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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 – NEWLY RESTORED FOR 2020
Completed Early December

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Each December, the Foxboro Jaycees set up the Nativity Scene (created in the 1940s) on Foxboro Common, on the bandstand the Jaycees built in 1972. The Jaycees have been doing this since the late 1980s, and store the set all year, and repaint, repair, and refurbish it as necessary. 

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NEW!: HOLIDAY LIGHT CONTEST

New! Prizes will be awarded in 8 Categories:

  1. “Bing Crosby” Award: Most traditional / Classic – Old Fashioned Nostalgia
  2. “Martha Stewart” Award: Elegant – Low-key – Not overdone, not simple, just enough, very tasteful
  3. “Over the Rainbow” Award – Must use ALL colors of the rainbow to be considered: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple
  4. “Toy Land” award: Use of animatronics, air-inflated decorations, things that move, etc.
  5. “The WOW Factor” Award: Most Creative / Original – this can be anything, something different, something special, something unique, something we haven’t seen before, or just a great idea.
  6. “Miracle on 34th Street” Award – Best Decorated Business
  7. “Clark Griswold” Award: Over-The-Top (Most likely to be seen from space) / “Friend of the Electric Company”
  8. The People’s Choice – this is the display the Public votes for by sending an email to deco@foxborojaycees.org

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ASSIST A KID/ASSIST A SENIOR
*Will* happen in 2020!

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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
Completed 12/16/2020

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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.

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CAROLING ON THE COMMON (Virtual for 2020, please watch!  ALL NEW!)
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DECORATION AND NATIVITY TAKE DOWN
*Will* happen in after Christmas 2020, early January 2021

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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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Canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic

Canceled: TOWN TREE LIGHTING
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Canceled: PROGRESSIVE DINNER
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Canceled: YANKEE SWAP
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