Thanksgiving is not only a perfect time to spend with friends and family, but also a time to give to the less fortunate in the community. These Thanksgiving events offer a variety of options for celebrating and giving back this holiday season.
BOSTON VOLVO 5K ROAD RACE
Thursday, November 23
Boston Volvo Village
Participants in the Boston Volvo Village 5K Road Race provide help for today and hope for tomorrow through education, support, advocacy, and research funded by the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
VOLUNTEER WITH PINE STREET INN
444 Harrison Avenue
Pine Street Inn partners with homeless individuals to help them move from the streets and shelter to a home and assists formerly homeless individuals in retaining housing. They also provide job training, veteran, and recovery services, and, through year-round volunteer support, tirelessly advocate for collaborative solutions to end homelessness.
THE NUTCRACKER OPENING WEEKEND
November 24 - December 31
539 Washington Street
Boston Ballet brings the holiday classic to the stage again this year at Boston’s famed Opera House. The magical world of brave toy soldiers and dancing snowflakes comes to life, set to the iconic score by Tchaikovsky. This annual tradition is the perfect way to make holiday memories with family and friends.