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Things You Should Know This Week – November 25th

Make a Reservation

Don’t feel like cooking? The Industry is offering a 3 Course Dinner for Thanksgiving from 11:30pm-6:30pm. Adults $39, Children under 12 $17. Call for a reservation 617-297-9010.

10th Annual Murphy Boy’s Toy Drive

For the past ten years, the Murphy brothers from Dorchester have organized an annual toy drive for ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development).  Last year, the Marc and Michael donated nearly 175 toys! They are hoping to break their record with 200 toys.  We are selling $20 squares for the Patriots/Chiefs game. Payouts will be $200 per quarter (1-4) and $200 for final score for a total of $1000. The second fundraiser is a 50/50. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. The drawing will be on December 1st. Payment can be made with cash, check or Venmo to emurphy1614.  You can also donated a new unwrapped toy.  For more information you can email Dawn Murphy here! 

Register to Run

Register for the Halfway to Dot Day 5K and Toy Drive! This is a family friendly run for all ages and abilities along the paths of DCR’s Pope John Paul Park in Dorchester on Saturday, December 14th at 9am. The course is certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field – New England.  After the race, please join us for the Mayor’s Toy Drive and breakfast at Florian Hall. All youth under 12 who donate a toy are registered at no cost. Registration for adults and teenagers is just $20.  Make sure you register in time for a long sleeve t-shirt!   You can register here! 

Small Business Saturday

What better day for a neighborhood holiday stroll than Small Business Saturday.  There are three different neighborhood shopping events and tree lightings on Saturday, November 30th.  It’s so important to support our local business districts – so get out there and shop!  You can get times, locations and details here!

Franklin Park Turkey Trot 5K

Turkey Trots are wildly popular on Thanksgiving Day and this one supports Franklin Park community & seasonal programs. Registration is $25, and the race starts at 9am sharp! Check-in and register at 8am on race day or visit here to sign up online.

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.