Weekly Highlights: UPN Holiday Drive, Black and Latino Caucus, Kick Back Boston Celebrates 1 Year, and More!

The snow has officially started falling, but that shouldn’t keep you entirely indoors! It’s the holiday season after all. Be sure to spread the good cheer at some of these great events this week!

statehouseTuesday, December 20

January marks the beginning of the 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus (MBLLC) prepares for the new two-year legislative session, they seek your participation in the development of a 2017-2018 Communities of Color Agenda at Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St, Roxbury) 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. All are welcome.

Dudley Cafe (15 Warren St, Roxbury) hosts their trivia night tonight with Pops & Dre 8:00 p.m.  10:00 p.m.  The full cafe menu with beer, wine, and sake cocktails will be available for purchase.

harvest-wine-bar-rest-1024x683Thursday, December 22

Share the love in New Haven, Connecticut at the The Urban Professional Network’s 4th Annual Holiday Social & Toy Drive at Harvest Wine Bar (1104 Chapel St., New Haven) 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Complimentary appetizers from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The admission is an unwrapped or wrapped gift up to $25 value. If you don’t have a gift, a $15 donation. You must RSVP here to attend.

kick-back-bostonFriday, December 23

Josefa DaSilva’s shop (1225 River St, Dorchester) is having a last minute shopping event. Expect plenty of exclusive vendors, live photo shoots, and party from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission is free, but please RSVP.

Get in the Christmas spirit at the Nostalgia ThrowBack Party at The Good Life (28 Kingston St) starting at 9:30 p.m. Music by DJ’s Real P and Bobby Bangers. This is a 21+ event. $10 entry. No dress code. ”

Kickback Boston celebrates their 1 year reunion at D Bar (1236 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester)10:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Enjoy the tunes of Yvng Pavl and BREK.ONE all of the admission will be given to the Boston Peace League. The $12.00 tickets must be purchased on-line here.