Charity events on tap for January

Here’s information on two upcoming charity events you may be interested in:

• The Jimmy Fund’s annual “New Stars for Young Stars” even will be Jan. 19 at Jillian’s in Boston, right across from Fenway Park. It runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Players scheduled to attend include Craig Breslow, Garin Cecchini, Rich Hill, Ryan Kalish, Deven Marrero, Anthony Ranaudo, Blake Swihart, and Brandon Workman.

The program includes an autograph session, buffet lunch, sports memorabilia sale, opportunity drawing, silent auction, and bowling.

Tickets are available in advance for $89 per person, which includes one autograph from all attending players and one guest ticket. VIP tickets for $250 are also available and include one of the first 30 spots in line and a Red Sox jersey.


For more information or to purchase tickets, go to or call 1-800-52-JIMMY. All proceeds go to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

• The annual Hot Stove/Cool Music Baseball Roundtable will be Jan 11 at Fenway Park. It will be hosted by Cubs president Theo Epstein and Hall of Fame writer Peter Gammons.

The discussion will be on changing the culture within a clubhouse. Panelists include Epstein, Ben Cherington, John Farrell, Buck Showalter, and Mike Hazen along with others to be named.

Tickets are $125 and on sale now at The event begins at 6 p.m. with a reception.

The annual Hot Stove/Cool Music concert will be Jan. 12. Featured acts include Tanya Donelly, Parkington Sisters, Christian McNeill & Sea Monsters, The Chad Hollister Band, and the Hot Stove All-Stars featuring Gammons, Bill Janovitz, Kay Hanley, and Robin Lane.

Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s Peter Gammons College Scholarships and nonprofit beneficiaries including BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), Citizen Schools, City Year Boston, The Home for Little Wanderers, Horizons for Homeless Children, Roxbury Youthworks, Steps to Success and West End House Boys & Girls Club.

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