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Santa Visits Chelsea! / Visita de Santa en Chelsea


Next Saturday, Santa will be in Chelsea! The jingle bells will be rocking when he visits the City, travelling through the streets in a fire truck to shout a hearty “Ho, Ho, Ho” to kids and families. 🚒
His trip around the city begins at 1:00, and then Santa will stop in Washington Park from 2:00-3:30 for reindeer games & to meet kids 🦌. View the links below to see when Santa will be driving throughout your neighborhood & more information on Holiday Happenings in Chelsea:
¡Santa estará en Chelsea el próximo sábado! Visitará la ciudad viajando por las calles en un camión de bomberos para gritar un cordial “Ho, Ho, Ho” a los niños y las familias. 🚒
Su viaje comienza a la 1:00pm, y luego Santa se detendrá en Washington Park de 2: 00-3: 30pm para conocer a los niños 🦌. Vea los enlaces a continuación para ver la ruta que hará Santa y más información sobre los eventos navideños en Chelsea:

News from Chelsea Prospers, the city’s community initiative

Menorah Lighting & Public Art

Sunday, November 28, 2021

6 pm to 8 pm

Chelsea Square

The annual Hanukkah-themed celebration in Chelsea Square is expanding this year. On Second Street there will be an illuminated mobile art display called “Brighter Revealed.” Artists Tova Speter and Emily Bhargava focused on sharing the light and vibrancy we each have to offer. Commissioned by JArts Boston and incorporating artwork created by students and local partners throughout the Greater Boston area, this large-scale beacon reveals the inner strength and bright spirit contained within our community. The celebration of Hanukkah centers around sharing the miracle of light amidst darkness and the triumph of freedom prevailing over persecution. By bringing communities together to create art and by publicly showcasing their collaborative work, the work seeks to not only highlight the past miracle of Hanukkah, but also to reveal and acknowledge the present-day miracles, inspiration, and collective strength found in our Boston community.


At 6:30 gather with members of Tobin Bridge Chabad, Temple Emmanuel and Walnut St Synagogue for the lighting of the public menorah with song, prayer and refreshments.


Santa Visit Chelsea

City-Wide with a Party in Prattville

Saturday, December 4, 2021

1 pm to 2 pm Santa on tour

2 pm to 3:30 pm Washington Park event with a Santa visit

Raindate December 11

Santa and Mrs Claus take a tour all across the City of Chelsea. The most famous couple in the world will ride a fire truck through our neighborhoods starting at 1 pm.

Maps of Santa’s route are available here so you can see him as he passes your house.

Or follow the trip via the City of Chelsea’s Facebook Live.

Starting at 2 pm all are welcome at Washington Park in Prattville where music, food and reindeer games will keep us entertained. Santa will stop to meet his fans here.

This program is presented by the City of Chelsea with the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.

Tree Lighting

Thursday, December 9, 2021

5:30 to 7 pm

Chelsea Square

Count down to the lighting of the ceremonial tree in Chelsea Square. Enjoy the holiday decorations and a gathering of friends.

Play Street Pilot on Walnut Street

Monday, December 6, 2021

2:30 to 4:30 pm

Walnut Street beside the Williams School


Play Streets are sometimes called Peatoniños (aggregation of the Spanish words for pedestrian + child). They’ve been hosted in cities for more than 100 years and all around the world.


Well more than half of the land in Chelsea is devoted to roadways. In cities like Chelsea with limited open space and lots of people, play streets are a way to reclaim, if only in a temporary way, some of this space for kids to engage in active play.


For the past several months a team of graduate students at UMass Boston, informed by a group of middle school students meeting at the Williams School, have been designing and planning a one day pilot of what a play street might look like in Chelsea. They’re trying out their ideas in this one afternoon event.


This effort is part of a project to revisit how the City of Chelsea regulates the use of public spaces for people-oriented, community uses.


Apollinaire Theatre Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

“One of the most immaculately crafted stage comedies of all time.” —The Stage
“The most perfect comedy in the English language.” —London Telegraph
4 actors take on 9 characters for 15 nights of high octane fun with Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest! Join us for this classic comedy as some of Apollinaire’s favorite actors bring you on their wild ride through this Wilde production.
Actors Brooks Reeves (The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Hamlet), Kody Grassett (The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart), Ron Lacey (Uncle Vanya, Pool No Water), and Apollinaire newcomer Abigail Erdelatz play the young romantics who fall in love with Ernest, the irresistible bad boy of London society. The trouble is, Ernest doesn’t exist. Under the watchful eye of Lady Bracknell(s), will the pairs of young lovers untangle their own web of lies, and will the newly minted Ernest win her approval despite an unlikely start in life in a handbag abandoned at Victoria Station?
Oscar Wilde’s “Trivial Comedy for Serious People” has entertained with its on-point social satire for over a century. Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic, and language in the air for a dazzling evening of theatrical fireworks.
November 19-December 19, 2021
Fri. & Sat. at 8:00, Sun. at 3:00
Chelsea Theatre Works, 189 Winnisimmet St., Chelsea.
Starring: Abigail Erdelatz, Kody Grassett, Ron Lacey, Brooks Reeves
Violinist: Flore Uzan
Directed by Danielle Fauteux Jacques
Musical Direction/Sound Design: David Reiffel
Scenic Design: Marc Poirier
Costume Design: Elizabeth Rocha
Dialect Coach: Christopher Sherwood Davis
Stage Manager: Emily Larson
Assistant Stage Manager: Kevin McGrath
Running Time: estimated 1 hour 45 minutes
Oscar Wilde (born October 16, 1854, Dublin, Ireland—died November 30, 1900, Paris, France) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays including his comic masterpieces Lady Windermere’s Fan and The Importance of Being Earnest, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for “gross indecency” and subsequent imprisonment.

COVID-19 booster shots are now available for all Chelsea residents aged 18 at the vaccination clinic at the Chelsea Senior Center

Today, Nov. 18, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that effective immediately, all Massachusetts residents aged 18 and over are eligible to get a COVID-19 booster six months after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or two months after receiving a Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine.
COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for young children ages 5-11 and Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson booster shots are now available at our Senior Center clinic.
The Senior Center vaccination clinic is open to residents from 3:00–7:00 pm on Friday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 2:00–6:00 pm on Monday. No appointment is necessary, and there are no questions asked about immigration status. Vaccines are free, and you do not need to have health insurance to be vaccinated.
Also, this Saturday, Nov. 20, from 1–5 pm, the City will be holding a special vaccine clinic for ages 5-11 only at the Burke Elementary Complex on Crescent Avenue. Activities and gift cards will be available first to come – first serve.
We encourage all residents to get vaccinated and all residents eligible for a booster to get the booster shot.
Hoy 18 de noviembre la Administración de Baker-Polito anunció que a partir de hoy todos los residentes de Massachusetts mayores de 18 años son elegibles para recibir un refuerzo de COVID-19 seis meses después de recibir la segunda dosis de las vacunas Pfizer o Moderna, o dos meses después de recibir una vacuna de dosis única de Johnson & Johnson.
La vacuna COVID-19 Pfizer para niños pequeños de 5 a 11 años y las vacunas de refuerzo de Pfizer, Moderna y Johnson & Johnson ahora están disponibles en nuestra clínica del Senior Center.
La clínica de vacunación del Senior Center está abierta para los residentes los viernes de 3-7pm, los sábados y domingos de 10am-5pm y los lunes de 2-6pm. No es necesaria una cita y no se hacen preguntas sobre el estado migratorio. Las vacunas son gratuitas y no es necesario tener seguro médico para vacunarse.
Además, este sábado 20 de noviembre, de 1 a 5 pm, la Ciudad llevará a cabo una clínica especial de vacunas para las edades de 5 a 11 años solamente en el Complejo Primario Burke en Crescent Avenue. Las actividades y las tarjetas de regalo estarán disponibles por orden de llegada.
Alentamos a todos los residentes a vacunarse.

Pediatric Vaccination Clinic Ages 5-11 / Clínica de vacunación pediátrica COVID-19 Años 5-11

Free bracelets! Free drawstring bags! Gift cards too! All this and more at our COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday (1:00-5:00) at the Elementary Complex, where we’ll have vaccines for kids (ages 5-11)!
¡Pulseras y bolsas gratis! ¡Tarjetas de regalo también! Todo esto y más en nuestra Clínica de Vacunación contra COVID-19 el sábado (1:00 a 5:00) en el Complejo Elemental, donde tendremos vacunas para niños (de 5 a 11 años).

Chelsea families are invited to come together for the annual Friendsgiving Community Event presented by the Chelsea Rotary Club / Las familias de Chelsea están invitadas a reunirse para el evento anual de la comunidad Friendsgiving presentado por el Club Rotario de Chelsea

This Saturday, Chelsea families are invited to come together for the annual Friendsgiving Community Event presented by the Chelsea Rotary Club.
FREE turkeys and other Thanksgiving goods will be distributed from 11:00AM – 12:30PM at the Madelyn Garcia Real Estate Building.
This video captures the communal atmosphere of the event & what you can expect on Saturday:
Este sábado, las familias de Chelsea están invitadas a reunirse para el evento anual de la comunidad Friendsgiving presentado por el Club Rotario de Chelsea.
Los pavos GRATIS y otros productos de Acción de Gracias se distribuirán de 11:00 a.m. a 12:30 p.m. en el Edificio de Bienes Raíces Madelyn García.
Este video captura la atmósfera comunitaria del evento y lo que puede esperar el sábado:

Community Health Assessment Survey

The North Suffolk Public Health Collaborative (NSPHC) is conducting a Community Health Assessment to explore the community health strengths and challenges that matter most to people in our communities – Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop.

The purpose of this survey is to hear directly from community members like you. The results of this survey will be analyzed and shared back with the community, and will help NSPHC, our partner organizations, and community members to take action to positively change the factors that influence people’s health.



6th Annual – RED DEVIL TURKEY TROT Fundraiser. A community road race to support the Chelsea High School Senior Class! / 6ta Recaudación de fondos Anual de los Estudiantes de la Escuela Secundaria de Chelsea ¡Una carrera comunitaria para apoyar a la clase del último año!

6th Annual – RED DEVIL TURKEY TROT Fundraiser. A community road race to support the Chelsea High School Senior Class!

When: November 20th, 2021 @ 10am

Where: Admiral’s Hill (Mary O’Malley State Park)

It is FREE for students to participate & only $25 for adults run. Use this link to register:…/1FAIpQLSdZgj…/viewform…

If you can’t attend, but still would like to make a donation, use the link below.

6ta Recaudación de fondos Anual de los Estudiantes de la Escuela Secundaria de Chelsea ¡Una carrera comunitaria para apoyar a la clase del último año!

Cuándo: 20 de noviembre de 2021 a las 10am

Dónde: Admiral’s Hill (Parque Mary O’Malley)

Es GRATIS los estudiantes que participen y solo $ 25 para los adultos. Utilice este enlace para registrarse:…/1FAIpQLSdZgj…/viewform…

Si no puede asistir, pero aún desea hacer una donación, use el enlace a continuación:

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