The Boston Police Departmentís District B-3 Christmas Party will be in full swing Wednesday night and the whole community is invited.
The yearly event is quickly becoming the highlight of the season for residents and the officers who walk the streets of Dorchester and Mattapan. Last year the department handed out hundreds of presents to area children.
This yearís celebration will be held Dec.19 from 4 p.m. Ė 8 p.m. at the Mildred Avenue Community Center at 5 Mildred Ave.
There will be a toy giveaway for children under-12 along with visits by Bonaparte the magician, Santa, and the Grinch.