Area Clubs Celebrating Holiday Cheer, Part II

In November, 2019, we reported on a number of Eastern Massachusetts clubs who were holding holiday dinners and informal parties in the month of December.   These clubs are getting into the holiday spirit in January with these social events:

In lieu of its traditional Christmas Party, the Falmouth Amateur Radio Association will hold a holiday brunch on January 4, 2020 from 8 AM to 10 AM.  The group will be seated in a private room with a great view of Buzzards Bay.  

The Boston Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual holiday party on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the Stockyard restaurant in Brighton. Directions can be found at  Please RSVP by Saturday, December 28. BARC members will also elect the 2019 BARC Ham of the Year. Nominations and RSVPs go to

In lieu of their regular January meeting, Billerica Amateur Radio Society members will gather for a 2020 holiday get-together on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 7:00 PM at the Great Wall Restaurant, 309 Great Road in Bedford. In addition to a superb Chinese buffet, the celebration will include a “New Year’s version” of their traditional Yankee Swap. RSVP to

The Southeastern MA Amateur Radio Association (SEMARA) will hold a free Christmas party for all members (and one guest) at the clubhouse in Dartmouth on January 11, 2020 (with a snow date of January 18, 2020) at 2 PM, casual dress. RSVP to Marcel Dumont, W1MLD at no later than January 6, 2020.

Waltham ARA Holiday Dinner, December 18, 2019

Waltham ARA writes on Facebook:

Waltham ARA logoThe Waltham Amateur Radio Association invites all hams and friends for a festive Holiday Dinner! It’s a great time to get that “eyeball” QSO with some of the folks we’ve been talking to all year. Spouses / friends / prospective hams are all welcome! No RSVP necessary.

Cost: $25 per person at the door which includes the buffet and 1 ticket for the door prizes. Membership renewal will also gain you an extra ticket for the door prize.

See you there!

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 6 PM-9 PM

Sichuan’s Garden, 411 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham MA