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12:00 pm

Author Holiday Gift Wrapping

December 2, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
Free

Come treat yourself to free holiday giftwrapping (and cookies!) provided by some of your favorite authors! From noon until 4:00pm, any gifts purchased at Brookline Booksmith can be wrapped by an elite team of authors who are just looking to get into the holiday spirit (and give away some cookies). Come join the festivities!

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2:00 pm

Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

December 2, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2019

Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour […]

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2:50 pm

Moses Baskets: Saving Children on the Lusitania

December 2, 2018 | 2:50 pm
Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington St
Auburndale, 02466 United States

Presenters On Sunday December 2, 2018 2:50pm - 3:50pm, at Temple Reyim in Newton, Len Abram is discussing the heroic acts of two prominent individuals, Charles Frohman and Alfred Vanderbilt, as the great ship Lusitania sank. Len's talk is based upon his historical novel about the 1915 disaster, which helped bring America into World War […]

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