By Michele Taranto
Monday Essentials is a quick snapshot of significant incidents occurring throughout Dedham in the week ahead.
For a full listing of events and happenings in town, check out Jamaica Plain Patch.
Support the MSPCA-Angell Holiday Tree
Help support all the worthy efforts of the MSPCA by purchasing a handcrafted, personalized ornament featuring your own pet or another to honor. The trees are located in Boston's Prudential Center Mall and at Nevins Farm in Methuen throughout December.
Donate Clothes This Holiday Season
Busy making closet room for those holiday guests? Donate that holiday clothing to Boomerangs, at 716 Centre St. All donations are tax deductible and are funding from the donations support the programs and services of the AIDS Action Committee. FYI-they also pick up furniture! Donation hours are, Monday-Wednesday and Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 12-5 p.m.
Community Open Sing
Take a break from the holiday rush and join in on a community sing-a-long! The evening will include favorites from past seasons and tried and true folk in four-part harmony. FREE and open to the public, including children. The event will be held on Thursday, December 19, 7:30 p.m., JP Cohousing, the corner of Amory and Cornwall Streets. Donations welcome.
The Jobseeker's Holiday Survival Guide
Feeling the job hunt slow down during the holiday season? Keep that job search alive with Patch's article, "10 Steps to Find the Joy in the December Job Hunt."