Here are 5 of the events going on this weekend in Tewksbury.
The 2011 Festival of Trees: A Community Celebration of the Holidays
When/Where: Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury
Why Go: The 2011 Festival of Trees will be held at the Tewksbury Public Library throughout the month of December. The Library will hold free special events to encourage residents to view the trees. There will be over 30 trees on display during the month of December!
Again This Year! * Festival of Trees scavenger hunt for children throughout December * Vote for your favorite tree: People’s Choice, Children’s Choice, & Best Themed
New this Year! * Puzzle contests for adults and teens throughout December! * Facebook Tree of the Day! We’re going to post a tree (or 2) each day on the Library’s Facebook Page. Friend us and we’ll friend you back!
When/Where: Friday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m., Tewksbury Senior Center, 175 Chandler St., Tewksbury
Why Go: Enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner with terrific company. The evening will include a plated dinner and music by Jim Sutton and the Perfect Match Band along with holiday festivities.
When/Where: Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St, Tewksbury,
Why Go: Let's face it. Your sneakers are a mess. They are ratty and filthy and they stink. So what are you going to do with them? Throw them in the trash? They will just wind up in a landfill. And here's the 411 -- rubber is not bio-degradable. So bring your old sneakers to the library and drop the. They will be recycled for a number of purposes.
When/Where: Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Grades K-4, 12 to 3 p.m. for Grades 5-8, Tewksbury Parks and Recreation, 286 Livingston St, Tewksbury,
Why Go: Do you have Christmas shopping to get done? This might be the day to drop the kids off and head to the mall.
Soccer Santa on Tewksbury Common
When/Where: Sunday, Dec. 11, 4 to 7 p.m., Tewksbury Town Common
Why Go: Another chance to celebrate the holiday season and All You Need is a
New, Unwrapped Toy, A New, Sealed Food Item,& A Big Heart!
Pricing: Bring a new unwrapped toy and a new, sealed food item.