Friday, October 26, 2012
The event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Beacon Hill institution.
Beacon Hill's Hill House is hosting its largest fundraising party of the year, Hill-O-Ween, tonight at the Beehive. Party-goers will don their favorite Halloween costumes to celebrate the 10th annual fundraiser and bid in a silent auction on 34 carefully chosen items. Here's the night's program, with a description of each of the items up for bid. The money raised will go toward funding the Hill House's 46th year of programming, outreach and its $45,000 scholarship fund. The Hill House, located at 127 Mt. Vernon St., works to improves the quality of life for Boston residents of all ages, interests and financial backgrounds, according to its website. Since 2003, Hill-O-Ween has raised over $1.1 million, "each penny ensuring we are able to…
Friday, February 17, 2012
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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Donations to S.O.U.L.S. at the Beacon Hill Civic Association; Common's Christmas tree lighting tonight; Hill House Christmas tree sale this weekend; World AIDS day; and bright skies.
1. There are still two days left to drop off donations of warm clothing and nonperishable food at the Beacon Hill Civic Association for the S.O.U.L.S. Community Service and Service Learning Center at Suffolk University. You can drop off items at the collection box at 74 Joy St. through Friday. 2. The 70th annual lighting of Boston's official Christmas Tree is tonight on the Common from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The celebration features musical and dance performances as well as a skating preshow at 5:00 pm at the Frog Pond featuring a dynamic and exciting assortment of local skating stars in all various disciplines of ice-skating. 3. The Hill House's annual Christmas tree sale is Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the firehouse, 127 Mt. …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
The red Hill House team looks over the roster in their dugout before they play the blue Hill House team on the Boston Common Wednesday afternoon.
Sunday, December 5, 2010
The Hill House hosted a tree and wreath sale this weekend.
The Hill House Tree and Wreath sale was officially open for business Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents turned out to pick up trees, wreaths, poinsettias, garlands and bows.
Monday, November 22, 2010
It's officially the most wonderful time of the year: Beacon Hillers kicked off the shopping season thsi weekend.
Residents turned up at Hill House on Saturday and Sunday at the 7th annual Beacon Hill Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale. Plenty of local artists and craft makers were on hand to showcase their work.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
The Hampshire House in coordination with Hill House hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner for seniors on Tuesday.
Dinner was on the Hampshire House Tuesday night for a group of about 50 Beacon Hill seniors. Hill House, which hosts a monthly senior dinner, partners with Tom Kershaw and the Hampshire House every November to give seniors a taste of turkey before Thanksgiving. Dorothy Weinstein, who will turn 103 years old on Dec. 3, was on hand to enjoy turkey and stuffing. Weinstein lives on Tempe St. in Beacon Hill. "It's something we started years ago and I can't tell you how many years we've been doing it -- probably 20," said Tom Kershaw, the owner of Cheers and Hampshire House. "It just seemed like a good idea to give seniors a traditional Thanksgiving dinner... And it gets our kitchen used to getting ready for Thanksgiving," added Kershaw.
Friday, November 12, 2010
John Corey and Susan Symonds led the group’s Thursday night discussion about improving Charles St. for both residents and businesses.
John Corey, co-chair of the Joint Charles St. Committee, presented an agenda Thursday night that focused on one main theme: the development of new design guidelines for the neighborhood, which would standardize many of Charles St.'s aesthetic features along the whole street. Corey and his co-chair Susan Symonds led a group of Beacon Hill citizens and business owners in discussing a plan to improve Charles St. at the Hill House on Thursday night. It was the group's second meeting. A Joint Effort Between Residents and Businesses The Joint Charles St. Committee is a collaborative effort between the Beacon Hill Civic Association and Beacon Hill Business Association to beautify one of the area's most popular thoroughfares. Corey is on the …
Friday, October 29, 2010
Hill House hosts between 200 and 300 kids this year for its annual Halloween party. Activities include a portrait session, necklace making and cookie decorating.
A bumble bee, a lion, Spiderman, Harry Potter and at least one fairy princess all make appearances at this year's Hill House Halloween Party.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Beacon Hill's Hill House is holding its eighth silent and live auction, dubbed "Hill-O-Ween," to raise money for its programs.
Hill-O-Ween, the Hill House's eighth annual live and silent auction gala at the Liberty Hotel, will be held on Friday and Hill House is hoping that a recovering economy will make up for last year's shortfalls. Hill-O-Ween is the organization's largest fundraiser of the year -- the proceeds go to fund programs, operations and a scholarship fund for the nonprofit community center that strives to be a "backyard" in the city for Boston kids. "We have 300 guests coming -- most in costume," said Brian Koslosky, marketing and external relations manager. Koslosky added that last year's Hill-O-Ween suffered as a result of the recession. "Last year was a little unique because of the economy; we certainly didn't do as well as we did in year's past…