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The Weekend Guide

peace wreaths from j.e.m.!

Now that you’ve had time to digest.

DECORATE
Peace Wreaths from
J.E.M.
What:
Owner Jane Miller promotes holiday harmony with naturalistic door decor ($80) fashioned from long balsam branches.
Why: Twenty percent of proceeds go to the Animal Rescue League of Boston.
When: Thru Dec. 24. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 470 Shawmut Ave., South End (617-391-0490).

SEE
Human Rights and Sex Trafficking Film Forum
What:
Absorb more than a dozen powerful shorts, documentaries, and features exploring the worldwide crisis (U.S. included) of sexual enslavement and ways to combat the catastrophe.
Why: No one has the right to remain silent.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square (617-876-6837). Tickets ($10/film) online at bitahrfilmforum.org.

SHOP
Fort Point Holiday Sale
What:
Thirty waterfront artists display photography, ceramics, clothing, and accessories during a three-day locavore-prezzie bender.
Why: Gift giving comes home to roost.
When: Fri., 4-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Made in Fort Point, 12 Farnsworth St. (617-423-1100). Admission is free.

WRAP
Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids
What: It’s that time of year when kiddos (and those at heart) dream of shiny new balance bikes, mind-bending puzzles, and sparkling shoes.
Why: They still believe.
When: Before all the good stuff is gone.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

GALLOP
BiNA Farm Winter Riding Lessons
What:
Outrace your shopping stress with 45-minute, small-group equestrian primers ($40) set in bucolic suburban settings.
Why: Stop by woods on a snowy eve.
When: Thru Dec. 31.
Where: E-mail info@binafarm.org for location and to reserve space.

DONATE
Cold-Weather Gear at
Bark Place
What:
Drop off new or pristine winter wear (gloves, coats, sweaters, socks, and hats) and get $5 off a pet-apparel purchase — donations go to nearby homeless shelter Woods Mullen.
Why: ’Tis always better to give.
When: Thru Dec. 20. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1721 Washington St., South End (857-362-7494).

Photo: Courtesy of J.E.M.

LOCATIONS
Made in Fort Point
12 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210
617-423-1100
40 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-876-6837
470 Shawmut Ave
Boston, MA 02118
617-391-0490
1721 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
857-362-7494
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