Update: BYOB Easter Egg Hunt at Loring-Greenough House Postponed

Update: The Easter Egg Hunt has been postponed to March 31st at 1 pm. The annual Easter Egg Hunt on Loring-Greenough's Lawn this coming Sunday is BYOB -- Bring Your Own Basket. The annual egg hunt is free for all to attend and starts at 1 pm and you'll want to get there on time because the toy- and candy-filled eggs go quickly!  Also, bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to enjoy on the law after the egg hunt. Update: The egg decorating took place on March 25 and will not occur on March 31.

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BYOB Easter Egg Hunt at Loring-Greenough House, Preceded by Egg Decorating

The annual Easter Egg Hunt on Loring-Greenough's Lawn this coming Sunday is BYOB -- Bring Your Own Basket. The annual egg hunt is free for all to attend and starts at 1 pm and you'll want to get there on time because the toy- and candy-filled eggs go quickly!  Also, bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to enjoy on the law after the egg hunt. Before the egg hunt, kids of all ages are welcome to stop by the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts (24 Eliot St.) to decorate real eggs from 10 am to 12:30 pm, and then head over to the egg hunt on South Street. This is a BYOE event -- as in Bring Your Own Eggs, and hard boiled eggs work best. This is also a free event with a suggested donation of $5, and registration is requested by clicking here.

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On Centre and Blue Frog Bakery Win Business Holiday Decorations Contest

Blue Frog Bakery and its "GingerBrad" named after bakery owner Brad Brown tied for first place with On Centre in the annual Jamaica Plain Business & Professional Association Business District Holiday Decorations Contest. "We're very excited to have won! I made the 'GingerBrad' couple myself," said Ginger Brown, owner of Blue Frog Bakery and executive director of JP Centre/South Main Streets. "Brad and I know that holiday decorations are vital for business during the holidays, and contribute to a sense of community for the neighborhood. We're also proud to share first place with On Centre!" Four judges looked at the 102 businesses in the Centre and South streets district that had decorations and were awarded points in three categories: most artistic, most festive, and most inviting to customers.

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Bella Luna’s 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting on Dec. 6th

Everyone is welcome to attend Bella Luna’s 2nd Annual Peace Tree Lighting and enjoy hot cocoa and tasty treats on Dec. 6th. The event will take place on Bella Luna's patio snow, rain or shine. Join in as everyone is welcome to decorate ornaments to hang on the tree. Families and children are welcome, but pets are not allowed.

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Sensational Saturday! Holiday Stroll, Shop with a Cause, Boston Pops & Mayor’s Tree Lighting

This Saturday is packed with local holiday events as JP Centre/South Main Streets is holding its Holiday Stroll, numerous businesses are participating in the 4th Annual Shop with a Cause, the Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour has two stops in JP -- and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra is performing. Numerous businesses on Centre and South streets are planning events throughout the day from 11 am to 4 pm. There will be an information table at the Monument (South and Centre streets) from 11 am to 4 pm with a list of the day's events -- and free hot cocoa. You can also check online here for a map of events. At 11:30 am, a jazz trio from the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform at the JP Branch Library.

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