Event Calendar Dec. 6 to 19

Harry H. Dow dinner

Friday, Dec. 6 

6 p.m. 

China Pearl

9 Tyler Street

Boston, MA 02111

Harry H. Dow was the first Asian American admitted to practice law in Massachusetts. The Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund improves access to legal services for Asian Americans. For information, contact Frederick Dow at (617) 640-4008 or FrederickDow@gmail.com.

 

Irish International Center’s Solas Award Celebration

Friday, Dec. 6 

6 p.m. 

JFK Presidential Library and Museum

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

Irish International Center will present its annual Solas Awards during a celebration at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum. Past recipients of the Solas Award include Senator Edward Kennedy, President Clinton and Mary Robinson, past president of Ireland. The celebration will include dinner. Seats are $250 each, and include access to the library at 5:30 pm. To purchase seats, visit http://iiicenter.org/.

 

Kidney screening

Saturday, Dec. 7

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

90 Tyler Street

Boston, MA 02111

A free kidney screening will take place at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.

 

Winter heating seminar

Saturday, Dec. 7

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Brighton Library

40 Academy Hill Road

Brighton, MA 02135

The seminar covers free housing energy check, free change of energy saving light bulbs and electronic thermostats. Benefits discussed include a 75 percent heating discount, 0 percent interest loans and discounts on solar energy installation. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact Mrs. Lu at (617) 482-2380 x 212.

 

Immigration seminar

Saturday, Dec. 7

9:30am to 11:00am

Presidents Place Room 418

Quincy College

1250 Hancock Street

Quincy, MA 02169

The topic of this event is “Top Immigration Myths Debunked” presented by attorney Vincent Lau, a Quincy resident with experience in the field of immigration law. For more information, please contact Fred Doyle at fdoyle@quincycollege.edu.

 

Advent celebration

Saturday, Dec. 7

1 p.m.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

838 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

The audience is invited to sing favorite choruses, with scores provided by Masterworks Chorale. With soloists Von Bringhurst (soprano), Peter Terry (alto), Fausto Miro (tenor), Thomas Dawkins (bass); and organists Thomas Dawkins, Von Bringhurst and Joshua Lawton. Suggested donation $10 at the door.

 

Medicare and Masshealth open enrollment period

Senior Health Insurance: Oct 15, 2013 to Dec 7, 2013

Affordable Health Insurance: Oct 1, 2013 to Mar 31, 2014

For more information, please contact Mrs. Chen at the Chinese Greater Golden Age Center at (617) 357-0226 x 233.

 

Enchanted Trolley tour and tree lighting

Sunday, Dec. 8

1 p.m.

Philips Square, Harrison Avenue and Essex Street

Come join Mayor Menino, Santa Claus and the enchanted trolley as they sing, dance and spread holiday cheer. Light refreshments provided by local businesses and Chinatown Main Street. Macy’s will give gift bags to children.

 

 

Advent celebration

Sunday, Dec. 8

7 p.m.

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Revere and Roanoke

Jamaica Plain, 02130

All are invited to sing favorite choruses, with scores provided by Masterworks Chorale. With soloists Von Bringhurst (soprano), Peter Terry (alto), Fausto Miro (tenor), Thomas Dawkins (bass); and organists Thomas Dawkins, Von Bringhurst and Joshua Lawton. Suggested donation $10 at the door.

 

Sen. Mo Cowan seminar

Monday, Dec. 9

5:30 p.m.

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

38 Ash Street

Boston, MA 02111

Sen. Mo Cowan will talk about his distinguished legal career, his commitment to public service in Washington D.C. and Massachusetts, and his journey to become the second African American U.S. Senator in Mass. history. Light refreshments served. For more information, please contact Christina Chan (CChan84@gmail.com) or Leverett Wing (Leverett.L.Wing@gmail.com).

 

Bilingual chat meetup

Tuesday, Every week

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

677 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

Every Tuesday night, The Boston Mandarin Chinese Language Meetup Group holds a bilingual chat. The evening schedule includes bilingual introductions (strong language first, then new language), expert presentation’ on a topic of ‘China interest’ in two languages – Mandarin Chinese and English, followed by bilingual Q&A (question and answer) and free chat in both languages. For more information, visit www.meetup.com/chinese-35/

 

Charles Trenet Centennial

Tuesday, Dec. 10

8 p.m.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

838 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

The weekly “Tuesday Nights” concert series presents “Charles Trenet Centennial” sung by Juliet Cunningham and Peter Terry, with Michelle Markus (clarinet) and Irina Bazik and Juliet Cunningham (piano). Tickets are $10 at the door.

 

Conservatory Lab Charter School winter concerts

Winter Concert I:

Tuesday, Dec. 10

3:30 p.m.

Winter Concert II:

Thursday, Dec. 19

3:30 p.m.

Ben Franklin Institute

41 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116

At Winter Concert I, students in K1 through Grade 2 will perform; while at Concert II, students in Grade 3 through Grade 7 will perform. The concerts are free and open to the public.

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