SPARKLEFEST 2005 SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS
KICK OFF EVENT – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3rd
Saturday, December 3rd Santa arrives in Harvard Square!
12:00 Noon - Santa and Curious George arrive in Harvard Square at the “Welcoming Tent” on Brattle Square for photos, music, treats and Holiday Readings. The Welcoming Tent will remain open from 12-6:00!
12:00 until Closing - Harvard Square Holiday Stroll! Our shops, restaurants, and cultural venues offer in-store entertainment, treats, and discounts! See www.harvardsquare.com for complete holiday stroll event list.
12:00- 5:00pm - Ice Sculpture Carving and Kids activities in Longfellow room at the Charles Hotel.
2:00-3:00 pm - Skating Performances & instruction at the Charles Hotel – Loren Galler-Rabinowitz and partner David Mitchell (ice dancers and national bronze medalists) will be giving a complimentary lesson to kids and a performance. Harvard Figure skating club performance..
5:15-5:30 Holiday Tree Lighting at The Charles Hotel and Skating Rink Opening and The Great Things Come in HARVARD SQUARE
PACKAGES raffle winners picked!
5:30 – 8:00 pm - DJ BC rocks the rink! Enjoy complimentary Skating while DJ BC makes it crystal clear why the Boston Phoenix voted him Boston’s Best DJ!!!
NEW THIS YEAR! What could be more exciting then receiving packages of gift certificates and presents from Harvard Square this holiday season? Hmmn...how about winning the Harvard Square Prize packages in our benefit raffle on 12/3/05!!!
Raffle Tickets are $3 each or 5 for $10 and are available for purchase at SPARKLEFEST 12/3 in Harvard Square at the Welcoming Tent on Degugliemo Plaza or at the Charles Hotel Skating Rink. Prizes will be drawn at dusk (approx 5:15 – 5:30 pm) just after the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony! PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT CAMBRIDGE FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES www.helpfamilies.org
A Sample of our Holiday Raffle Goodies:
An overnight stay in a luxurious one bedroom suite and breakfast for two at Henrietta’s Table (package valued at $630.00).
The Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, 617-864-1200 www.charleshotel.com
Two tickets to Opening Night of The Christmas Revels, December 16th at 7:30pm (value: $84.00. The Christmas Revels 35th anniversary with a medieval Celebration of the Winter Solstice. Revels at Saunders Theater. 617-972-8300 www.revels.org
100 dollar gift card good for eyeglasses, sunglasses, or contact lenses from Vision House. Vision House Opticians, 7 J.F.K. Street, 617-661-3676. (Four gift cards in raffle).
A Gift Certificate for a One Hour Shiatsu session.
Harvard Square 12 Shiatsu, Arrow Street, Suite 108. 617-441-3377 www.harvardsquareshiatsu.com
Pair of Tickets to The Nutcracker by José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre in The Sanctuary Theatre in Harvard Square (value is $140) that may be redeemed at the box office. NOV 25, 2005 to DEC 18, 2005
Jose Mateo's Ballet Theatre, 400 Harvard Street 617-354-7467
www.ballettheatre.org (Two pairs of tickets in raffle).
$75 Gift Certificate to Clothware.
Clothware, 52 Brattle St 617-661-6441
$30 Gift Certificate to Cambridge 1
Cambridge 1, 27 Church Street, 617-576-1111
Gift certificates for 60 minute zen shiatsu treatments (valued at $85 each). Comma, inc, 127 mount auburn street, 617-547-2700. www.comma-inc.com (two gift certificates in raffle).
A $75 gift certificate from the Cambridge Center for Adult Education.
A pair of roundtrip flights from Logan to any JetBlue city. Only JetBlue delivers low fares and new planes with 36-channels of free DIRECTV® service at every comfy leather seat. We're so glad many of you like the experience, we just want you to know, we like you, too. Check out www.jetblue.com.
A pair of tickets to Passim's Annual Benefit Concert at Sanders Theater on 3/31/06 featuring Judy Collins and Lori McKenna. Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, 617-492-5300 www.clubpassim.org
$100 Gift Card from The Wrap--newly renamed...Boloco Inspired Burritos. www.boloco.com 71 Mt. Auburn Street, 617-354-5838
$25 gift card for Grafton Street, Redline, and Temple Bar. Grafton Street Pub & Grille, 1230 Massachusetts Ave, 617-497-0400 www.graftonstreetcambridge.com (two gift cards in raffle).
A pound of one of our best-selling coffees delivered to you each month. A wonderful way to sample coffees from the world's major growing regions. The 12-month option comes with two free Peet's collectible holiday mugs. Peet's Coffee & Tea, 100 Mount Auburn Street, 617-492-1844 www.peets.com
A three month session of dance classes! ($180.00 value)
Deborah Mason School of Dance, 32 Cottage Park Ave. 617-497-1448
An Afternoon Tea at UpStairs on the Square for four ($100 value) UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop Street, 617-864-1933,
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